Ed Diener (Senior Science Adviser) is Alumni Distinguished Professor of Psychology (Emeritus) at the University of Illinois, and is currently a professor of psychology at the University of Utah and the University of Virginia.
Robert Emmons is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Davis, and is founding editor and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology.
Carol Graham is the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and College Park Professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, and is a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
June Gruber is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Director of the Positive Emotion and Psychopathology Laboratory.
Mariano Rojas is Professor of Economics at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Sede México and at Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Mexico. He is President Elect of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies.
Neil Thin is Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, and is currently (2015) a part-time Parliamentary Fellow in the Scottish Parliament.
Valerie Tiberius (Senior Philosophy Adviser) is Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair at the University of Minnesota, and is currently Vice-President/President Elect of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association.
Julia Annas is Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a foreign member of the Finnish Academy and the Norwegian Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Theology and Religious Studies Advisors
Ellen Charry (Senior Adviser for Theology and Religious Studies) is the Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Philip J. Ivanhoe is Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion at City University of Hong Kong, where he also serves as director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP), the Laboratory on Korean Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives, and the project Eastern and Western Conceptions of Oneness, Virtue, and Human Happiness