Roger Weissberg

Chief Knowledge Officer
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Expert: Roger Weissberg

Roger P. Weissberg is NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in Social and Emotional Learning and UIC Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also Chief Knowledge Officer of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), an organization committed to making evidence-based social and emotional academic learning an essential part of education.

Weissberg has authored 250 publications focusing on preventive interventions with children. He has received several awards including: the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Contribution Award for Applications of Psychology to Education and Training, the Society for Community Research and Action’s Distinguished Contribution to Theory and Research Award, and the "Daring Dozen" award from the George Lucas Educational Foundation for being 1 of 12 people who are reshaping the future of education.

In 2013, he was elected to the National Academy of Education for contributions to education research and policy.

Related Work
Visit the website of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) that shares advances in social and emotional learning (SEL) research, practice, and policy.

Visit the website of the UIC Social and Emotional Learning Research Group. It describes some of the collaborative projects of Dr. Weissberg and his collaborators.