Leah P. Hollis, Ed.D., is the founder and president of Patricia Berkly, LLC, a diversity training and consulting group. Dr. Hollis is the author of Bully in the Ivory Tower: How Aggression and Incivility Erode American Higher Education, and other works. Dr. Hollis is a noted trainer, educator, and researcher. She has held senior leadership and faculty posts in higher education administration at Northeastern University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers University. She has conducted research on discrimination against women in the workplace. Dr. Hollis received her BA from Rutgers University, MA from the University of Pittsburgh, and doctorate of education in administration, training and policy studies from Boston University. While attending Boston University she was a Martin Luther King Jr. Fellow. After receiving her Ed.D. degree, Dr. Hollis continued her professional training at Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Higher Education Management Development Program. She also earned certification in project management and executive leadership from 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 lectures nationally as a diversity trainer and consultant on such topics as race, gender, ethnicity, equality, and access.