David Caruso, Ph.D.

David Caruso, Ph.D.

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David Caruso, Ph.D., is a management psychologist who develops and conducts emotional intelligence training around the world. He is the special assistant to the dean of Yale College. David received a Ph.D. in psychology from Case Western Reserve University and was a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development predoctoral fellow. He was then awarded a National Institute of Mental Health fellowship and spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in developmental psychology at Yale University.

He has co-authored dozens of scientific publications, as well as the Mayer, Salovey, Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test. He also co-wrote, with Peter Salovey, the practical, how-to book, “The Emotionally Intelligent Manager,” which introduced the Mood Meter and Blueprint. David is the co-author of “Emotionally Literate Teacher” and “Emotionally Literate School Administrator” with Marc Brackett and Robin Stern.

David is the co-founder of EI Skills Group which provides certification in the MSCEIT, the ability test of emotional intelligence, and offers hands-on skills training on emotional intelligence. David also consults in the areas of leader development, career assessment, team effectiveness training, and executive coaching.