University of California, Riverside
Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside, where she teaches courses in social and positive psychology. Her teaching and mentoring of students have been recognized with the Faculty of the Year Award. Her book The How of Happiness has achieved global success, having been translated and published in 21 countries.
George Mason University
Todd Kashdan, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. He has published over 100 articles and received the 2010 Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year award. His research focuses on sustaining happiness, developing strengths, mindfulness, and relationships. Todd is the author of the bestseller Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life.
Corey Keyes, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His research centers on illuminating the “two continua” model of health and illness, showing how the absence of mental illness does not equal mental health. His research is being used by the American, Canadian, and Northern Ireland governments.
University of Missouri, Columbia
Ken Sheldon, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. His research focus is on goals, motivation, and psychological well-being. He is the author of Optimal Human Being: An Integrated Multi-Level Perspective, Designing the Future of Positive Psychology, and Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health.