Peggy L Kern 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology 2019

Peggy L Kern

Dr Peggy (a.k.a. Margaret) Kern is an associate professor at the Centre for Wellbeing Science within the University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education. Originally trained in social, personality, and developmental psychology, Peggy received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Arizona State University, a Masters and Ph.D. in social/personality psychology from the University of California and postdoctoral training in positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on understanding, measuring, and supporting wellbeing across the lifespan. She works with schools and workplaces to examine strategies for supporting wellbeing, and bridging gaps between research and practice. She has published 3 books, over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and the freely available Palgrave Handbook of Positive Education. You can find out more about Peggy’s work at

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