Maurice Elias

Professor of Psychology
Rutgers University

Expert: Maurice Elias

Maurice J. Elias is Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University and the Director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab (

Professor Elias lectures nationally and internationally to educators and parents about students' emotional intelligence, school success, and social-emotional and character development. With colleagues at the College of St. Elizabeth, he is developing an online credentialing program for Direct Instruction of Social-Emotional and Character Development programs in classroom, small group, and after school settings, and for School-Focused Coordination of Social-Emotional and Character Development and School Culture and Climate (

He is widely published and writes a blog for educators and parents for the George Lucas Educational Foundation at

Related Work
Dr. Elias' blog for educators and parents
Emotionally Intelligent Parenting (via Kindle and Nook)
The Joys and Oys of Parenting (via Kindle and Nook)

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