Senior Participants

Dan Haybron is Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, and is the Project Leader of the Happiness & Well-Being Project.

Ellen Charry

Ellen Charry is the Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.

Ed Diener

Ed Diener  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.

Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology and director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Valerie Tiberius

Valerie Tiberius 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.


Junior Participants

Richard Kim (Saint Louis University) is the Happiness & Well-Being Project Postdoctoral Fellow.

Ali Al-Seheel (International Islamic University of Malaysia) is a graduate student in psychology, specializing in positive psychology.


Gwen Bradford (Rice University) is assistant professor of philosophy, specializing in moral philosophy.

Ben Bramble (Lund University) is a postdoctoral fellow specializing in moral philosophy, applied ethics, and political philosophy.


Sukaina Hirji (Princeton University) is a graduate student in philosophy, specializing in ancient philosophy and ethics.

Markus Kneer (University of Pittsburgh) is a postdoctoral researcher specializing in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and moral philosophy.


Lauren Kuykendall (George Mason University) is assistant professor of psychology, specializing in organizational psychology.

Stephen McConnachie (University of Edinburgh) is a Ph.D. student in social anthropology.


Susanna Rinard (Harvard University) is assistant professor of philosophy, specializing in epistemology and philosophy of science.

Patty Van Cappellen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) is a research assistant professor of social psychology.


Natalia Washington (Washington University in St. Louis) is a postdoctoral fellow specializing in philosophy of mind and cognitive science.