Eric Matusewitch lectures and writes on equal employment opportunity law. From 2010-2012, he taught Fundamentals of EEO Law for the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Long Island University Paralegal Studies Program. He was deputy director of the New York City Equal Employment Practices Commission from April 1995 to November 2008. From 1981 to 1991, he was assistant director of EEO for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (the country's largest municipal hospital system), and from 1976 to 1980 he was an EEO specialist for the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
He is the author of The Manager's Handbook on Employment Discrimination Law (Andrews Publications, 2000) and 163 articles on employment law for national, human resources, legal and paralegal publications. In addition, Eric Matusewitch has given lectures on that topic for schools and organizations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Texas, Nevada and the District of Columbia.
Eric Matusewitch has been quoted in national and professional publications, including: O: The Oprah Magazine, Fortune Small Business Magazine, New York Times, New York Observer, Chicago Tribune, Detroit News, Indianapolis Star, Christian Science Monitor, News Journal (Wilmington, DE), Knoxville News Sentinel, Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA), ABCNews.com, and CNNMoney.com on employment discrimination law issues. He was a guest expert on the Montel Williams Television Show in 2000 and was profiled in Laurel Vietzen, Elder Law for Paralegals (Wolters Kluwer, 2011). He also received the Making A Difference Award from the National Association of Legal Assistants in 2012, and the Affirmative Action Award from the New York City Department of Health in 1987.
His educational credentials include a master's degree in political science from the City College of New York, a master's degree in library science from Columbia University, and a certificate in paralegal studies from George Washington University (Washington, D.C.). Eric Matusewitch is a 1999 graduate of the New York City Leadership Institute (the City government's premier executive development program) and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the Human Resources Certification Institute, and an Affirmative Action Professional (CAAP) by the American Association for Affirmative Action.
Eric Matusewitch was a member of the Berkeley College Paralegal Studies Program Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area, American Association for Affirmative Action, National Association of Legal Assistants, and the National Capital Area Paralegal Association.
Eric Matusewitch can be reached at email@example.com.