Dr Leah P. Hollis

Dr Leah P. Hollis Dr Leah P. Hollis

Dr Leah P. Hollis Bio

Serving as Lead Consultant of Equity, Access, and Diversity, Hollis speaks nationally and internationally including appearances in Milan, Italy; Oxford, England; New York, New York; Los Angeles, California, Texas, and Pennsylvania. Hollis was featured in MAINLINE TODAY as one of 21 Power Women.

Dr. Leah P. Hollis is the Founder and President of Patricia Berkly, LLC, a healthy workplace advocate and diversity trainer. Her recent book, Bully in the Ivory Tower: How Aggression and Incivility Erode American Higher Education is available on amazon.com. Findings reveal that workplace bullying occurs at an even higher rate in higher education. The study also offers solutions for individuals, middle managers, and executive leadership. Dr. Hollis is a noted trainer, educator, and researcher who has helped over 175 schools deal with bullying on campus. She has continued her research with The Coercive Community College (2016) which was published by Emerald Publications (UK).

She has an exemplary career in higher education administration where she has held senior leadership and faculty posts. Dr. Hollis has taught at Northeastern University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers University. Dr. Hollis received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and her Master of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Doctorate of Education in Administration, Training and Policy Studies from Boston University, as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow. Also, Dr. Hollis continued her professional training at Harvard University through the Graduate School of Education, Higher Education Management Development Program. She also earned certification in Project Management and Executive Leadership at Stanford University and Cornell University respectively. Further, she has earned certifications in EEO Law/Affirmative Action and Conflict Resolution and Investigation from the American Association for Affirmative Action. Dr. Hollis has served as a diversity trainer for Northeastern University and she speaks regionally and nationally as a diversity trainer and consultant on such topics as race, gender, ethnicity, equality, and access. She also serves as an expert witness regarding workplace bullying, harassment, and discrimination. She is also author Unequal Opportunity Fired without cause, Filing with the EEOC which focuses on workplace discrimination. Also, check out, Bully Beyond the Tower: A Peer-Reviewed Anthology on Workplace Bullying.