Dr. Marcic is a professor at Columbia University, a playwright, and a former professor at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, with over 20 years full time in academia.
She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Economics-Prague, teaching MBA students and practicing managers. She served as advisor to the US Ambassador of the Czech Republic and was a delegate to both the United Nations Economic and Social Develop Summit in Copenhagen and the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Her management consulting clients include Viacom, USAA Insurance, Bell Labs/AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett-Packard, Hallmark, US Dept of State, Governor and Cabinet of North Dakota, Eurotel, Czech Health Ministry, Slovenian Management Center, Zagreb University, Sofia Bulgaria Business School, and companies in Singapore, Perth/Sydney, and the Hawaii Justice System.
Her degrees include a Bachelors in Radio-TV-Film, a Masters in Educational Media, another Masters in Public Health and a Doctorate in Organizational Behavior. More recently she was awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
She is the author of 15 books, including the best-selling Understanding Management, Managing with the Wisdom of Love, RESPECT: Women and Popular Music, and Love Lift Me Higher, as well as numerous articles and research studies.
Based on her qualitative content-analysis research of how women are depicted in Top-40 music, Dr. Marcic wrote two hit musicals, RESPECT, which has played 2800 performances in 72 cities and SISTAS, currently playing Off-Broadway in New York City for over six years.
She started her career in the arts as a production assistant on the TV program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, while in graduate school. She has appeared on C-SPAN, CMT, and Bravo Network.