Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Princeton’s Theological Seminary
Dr. Charry recently published a book called God and the Art of Happiness, and she was a member of Emory's extensive Pursuit of Happiness Project. Her book discusses Western Christian theology and how it connects to happiness and God's call to lead a "truly abundant life."
Professor of Psychology at University of California at Riverside
Dr. Lyubomirsky has written several books and journal articles about the science of happiness, and authors the How of Happiness blog for Psychology Today. She is widely considered to be the top happiness psychologist. Much of her research focuses on how to increase lasting, rather than fleeting, happiness.Read Sonja's Blog
Head of Visual Arts and Associate Professor at North Dakota State University
Formatively a potter, Michael J. Strand's work has moved seamlessly into social practice as he investigates the potential of craft as a catalyst for social change. Major projects in the past year include “The Misfit Cup Liberation Project” at The Plains Art Museum in Fargo, N.D. and "The Bowls Around Town Project" at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Ore.Read Michael's Blog
Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota
Dr. Tiberius is a philosopher who focuses on the intersection of personal values, living a good life, and wellbeing. Fellow philosophers are enormously complimentary of her ability to speak about the nuances of happiness, human flourishing, and our moral responsibilities.