Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. He also is a Senior Research Scientist in Psychology and Faculty Fellow in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy.
Dr. Brackett is the author and co-author of 100 scholarly publications, as well as the co-developer of RULER, an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning.
RULER fosters emotional intelligence skills in kindergarten to high school students as well as school leaders, teachers, staff, and families. Dr. Brackett’s grant-funded research focuses on: (1) the role of emotions in learning, decision making, relationship quality, and mental health; (2) the measurement of emotional intelligence; and (3) experiments to demonstrate how emotional intelligence training enhances student and educator effectiveness, decreases bullying, and improves school climate.