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First Ph.D. program in Positive Psychology launched

By on March 19, 2007 – 8:44 pm  One Comment

Senia Maymin is the founder and editor-in-chief of She was the series editor for the Positive Psychology News book series that recently published the first book, Resilience: How to Navigate Life's Curves. (Bio, Articles)

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

A Ph.D. in Positive Psychology program has been announced! 

Jeanne Nakamura

It will be at Claremont Graduate University, and both master’s and Ph.D. degrees will be offered.  “The Claremont Graduate University researchers involved—Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jeanne Nakamura—will begin the program in the university’s School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences this fall semester.” 

The press release is here, and the AP story is here.  There will be a handful of Ph.D. students in the first year, and although applications are completed, any questions can be directed to the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at C.G.U.

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