Ed Dunkelblau, Ph.D.

Dr. Ed Dunkelblau is an internationally known speaker and consultant on the topics of social emotional learning, safe schools programming and humor in education. He has numerous publications including the “Social Emotional and Character Development” quick reference and has been an organizational consultant to dozens of schools, districts, state boards of education and corporations.

Dunkelblau was the lead consultant to the Kansas Board of Education in developing the country’s first social emotional and character learning standards and he is the expert faculty for the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development specializing in social emotional learning. He is one of the developers of the Rutgers University/College of St. Elizabeth’s online course series for credentialing in social emotional learning.

Dunkelblau is on teaching faculty at Rosalind Franklin Medical School and Montana State University. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, on NPR and CNN. His awards include Alumnus of the year award from Columbia University Teachers College, the Distinguished Alumni award from the University of Kansas and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Applied Humor from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor.