Talks

I am available for speaking engagements within and outside the University of Washington. Topics of expertise include: happiness, emotion, social psychology, and evidence-based teaching.

Recent & upcoming talks

“Positive Psychology Toolbox: Resources for Coping with Challenges.” May 6, 2017. Uniting Voices: Mental Health Conference, Active Minds, University of Washington.

Learning Happiness.” May 8, 2018, 12-1, HUB Ballroom. The Whole U Speaker SeriesUniversity of Washington.

Learning Happiness.” August 30, 2018, 1-2, UW Tower Auditorium. The Whole U Speaker SeriesUniversity of Washington.

“How Learning Works.” January 2019 (TBD). Dermatology Grand Rounds, School of Medicine, University of Washington. (Note: available only to members of the Department of Dermatology)

“Learning Happiness.” January 9, 2019, Mirabella Seattle. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – University of Washington. (Note: available only to residents of Mirabella)

“Learning Happiness.” January 15, 2019, location TBD. GrapeVine networking group.

Happiness resources

Recommended readings:

  • The How of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky
  • Pursuing the Good Life, Christopher Peterson
  • Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection, Barbara Fredrickson
  • Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert
  • Happy Money, Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton
  • Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman
  • Buddha’s Brain, Rick Hanson