James O. Pawelski

University of Pennsylvania

James O. Pawelski is Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Since 2014, he has served as Founding Director of the Humanities and Human Flourishing Project, which has been designated as a National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab. He is the author of The Dynamic Individualism of William James (2007) and editor of The Eudaimonic Turn: Well-Being in Literary Studies (with D. J. Moores, 2013), On Human Flourishing: A Poetry Anthology (with D. J. Moores, Adam Potkay, Emma Mason, et al., 2015), and The Oxford Handbook of the Positive Humanities (with Louis Tay, 2022). He is also editor of the Humanities and Human Flourishing book series with Oxford University Press.

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