Marlene Grossman is a Professor of Psychology at Vanier College, Montreal, Canada. For the last eight years, she has coordinated the annual Vanier College Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide. Ms. Grossman is involved in multiple research projects relating to student success at the college level, as well as student emotional intelligence. Typically, she teaches “Introduction to Psychology,” “Psychology of Health and Happiness,” “Career Exploration.” She will also be teaching Integrative Project with the topic of Antisemitism and Extremism during the winter semester.
She has been active in her community by serving as a volunteer on various governing boards (usually pertaining to education). She has a master’s degree in Educational Psychology from McGill University, Montreal, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal.
Ms. Grossman is committed to the idea that students must have access to education that provides rigorous and well-rounded educational experiences that urge them to become more aware of their civic and moral responsibilities and that prepare them for lifelong learning, including independent thinking and learning how to ask questions. As Nelson Mandela wisely said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”