Professor Felicia Huppert is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Cambridge University, Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge, and part-time Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at Australian Catholic University.
Felicia is internationally renowned for her work on the science of well-being and the promotion of human flourishing. She holds a Professorship in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, at ACU in Sydney, and spends part of the year in the UK, where she is Director of the Well-being Institute at the University of Cambridge, and Emeritus Professor of Psychology. She has advised the UK Government and international bodies on the measurement of well-being, and on policies to enhance well-being.
Her research examines the causes and consequences of well-being across the life course, using data from large population samples, longitudinal cohorts, and intervention programs. Other research projects include: major studies of the effects of mindfulness training for both teachers and students (https://mindfulnessinschools.org/); and analysis of the effects of the global financial crisis on wellbeing across Europe.
In addition to numerous published papers, her edited books include the seminal publication The Science of Well-Being (OUP, 2005), a four-volume set Major Works in Happiness and Well-Being (Routledge, 2011) and Interventions and Policies to Enhance Well-Being (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2014), part of a six-volume set Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide (Cary L Cooper [ed]).