About ISEI

est. 2012

Local Focus, Global Mission

The International Society for Emotional Intelligence, Inc. (ISEI) is a non-profit educational organization that supports and encourages the advancement of Emotional Intelligence (EI) theory, research and professional practice. The society focuses on scientifically-based approaches to applying EI and related emotion theories to various professional areas (such as organizations, business, education, medicine, therapy, and assessment). ISEI provides education and disseminates information to the professional community through conferences, workshops, publications and networking. Through membership in the society researchers, scholars and practitioners can foster and create international and intercultural collaborations dedicated to advancing the field of emotional intelligence and its impact on creating more caring, responsible, citizens of our global society.

Strategic Partnerships

Research Network

Our international Board of Directors, Advisory Board

University Network

Our international Board of Directors, Advisory Board

National Directors &

Our international Board of Directors, Advisory Board

Board of Directors

Our international Board of Directors, Advisory Board Members, and Regional Directors work tirelessly to increase the impact of our work around the world. Download a full list of our members here.


John Pellitteri, PhD

City University of New York

Vice President

Pablo Fernandez-Berrocal
University of Malaga, Spain


Vladimir Taksic
University of Rijeka, Croatia


Isabel Maria Mikulic
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Board of Directors

Paul Schmitz
University of Bonn, Germany

Board of Directors

Jochen Menges
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Board of Directors

Tabassum Rashid
Effat Unversity, Saudi Arabia

Board of Directors

Antonella D’Amico
University of Palermo, Italy

Board of Directors

Richard Roberts
Center for Innovative Assessments