Title: Forensic Psychologist, Professor Emeritus, Founder
Company: Independent Practice-Forensic & Clinical Psychology, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Marc J. Ackerman, PhD, Licensed Psychologist at Independent Practice-Forensic & Clinical Psychology and Founder and Professor Emeritus of the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychology.
Upon achieving a Bachelor of Science in clinical psychology and a Master of Science in psychology, both from Marquette University, Dr. Ackerman decided during his graduate studies to dedicate his career to child advocacy. Further pursing his passions through academia, he went on to earn a Doctor of Philosophy in 1972 from the University of Georgia. Since 1972, he has notably served as a licensed psychologist at Independent Practice-Forensic & Clinical Psychology, as well as the founder and a professor emeritus of forensic psychology at the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology. In addition to his primary roles, Dr. Ackerman also serves as president of the Wisconsin Psychology Foundation and sits on the education advancement board for the University of Georgia.
To remain aware of changes and advancements in his field, Dr. Ackerman holds membership with the American Psychological Association, Wisconsin Psychological Association, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and Association of Family and Conciliation. Notably, the Wisconsin Psychological Association has bestowed upon him a Leadership Award and Research Achievement Award for his continued career success and contributions. Dr. Ackerman attributes his distinguished career success to the influence of his parents. His father was a physician who was incredibly dedicated to his patients and his mother was a trained performer with pristine speaking abilities. Dr. Ackerman enjoys handling a full plate of responsibilities and in his free time enjoys creating, such as writing books, and building tests. In five years’ time, he envisions himself settled into retirement while still contributing to his industry.
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