E. Scott Geller, Ph.D.


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E. Scott Geller, Ph.D.
Safety Performance Solutions
Senior Partner



Scott Geller, Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Senior Partner of Safety Performance Solutions, Inc. has authored or coauthored 39 books, 56 book chapters, 38 training manuals, 234 magazine articles, and over 350 research articles addressing the development and evaluation of behavior-change interventions to improve quality of life. His most recent books are “Actively Caring for People: Cultivating a culture of compassion” and “Actively Caring at Your School: How to make it happen”.

He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis International, and the World Academy of Productivity and Quality Sciences.  He is past Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (1989-1992), current Associate Editor of Environment and Behavior (since 1982), and current Consulting Editor for Behavior and Social Issues, the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, and the Journal of Safety Research. In 2005, Dr. Geller was awarded the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award by the State Council of Higher Education. He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the International Organizational Behavior Management Network, and the American Psychological Foundation.

At the May 2009 Graduation Ceremonies at the College of Wooster, his alma mater, Dr. Geller was awarded the Honorary Degree: Doctor of Humane Letters. Check out his recent TEDx talk on self-motivation at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sxpKhIbr0E.

This session will be recorded.