Jeremy POLLACK is an Anthropologist, cognitive-behavioral modification coach, conflict resolution specialist, and researcher in the field of psychology.
Jeremy holds a Master’s degree in Evolutionary Anthropology from California State University, Fullerton under anthropologist John Patton. His thesis research was in the evolution of religious cognition and intergroup conflict. Jeremy also holds a Masters degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding (NCRP) from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Currently, he is earning his PhD in Psychology at Grand Canyon University. Jeremy was a research associate at the Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture at UCLA from 2011-2016, and has published several peer-reviewed scientific articles and written a number of research papers in the areas of conflict psychology, formidability assessment, intergroup conflict, religious cognition, and human cooperation. See Jeremy Pollack’s research here.
Jeremy has completed hundreds of hours of training in mediation, conflict management, and negotiation psychology and techniques. As a conflict resolution consultant, Jeremy has mediated conflicts between couples, co-executives, and organizations, aiming as often as possible to transform relationships and create Win-Win resolutions for all parties involved. He also works as a personal development coach, helping individuals discover internal conflicts impeding them from living happy, fulfilling lives. His intrapersonal coaching practice is held under the brand Inner Warrior Coaching.
Unique from most academic professionals, Jeremy is also an accomplished entrepreneur and management professional. After several years working as a marketing executive, Jeremy opened a martial arts studio in 2008, growing it into one of the largest martial arts academies in Los Angeles with multiple locations, before selling the business in 2012. Jeremy then went on to found Compelling Content Solutions, a digital content creation agency, which currently employs more than a dozen content creators for marketing and ad agencies representing hundreds of clients, from small businesses to international brands.
Jeremy is an avid martial artist, holding a black belt in Hapkido as well as high-level belts and instructor certifications in a variety of other styles. He sings and plays guitar in a classic rock/blues band, loves to travel, and has recently taken up blacksmithing. He served as member of the armed forces from 2014-2016 in the Military Police unit of the California State Military Reserve, a component of the Army National Guard (CA). Family and friends are at the top of his priorities, as his is spiritual and psychological growth. He is constantly curious about the world, the mind, and the prospect of helping others achieve greater internal peace. Jeremy lives between Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ.