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Meredith Myers, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania

Meredith has served as faculty at the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, working within the Wharton School, the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), and the Positive Psychology Center.  Meredith has won excellence in teaching awards in the Wharton School and SP2’s Nonprofit Leadership Masters Program.

In her research and consulting, she has coached international leaders, executives and board members in non-profits, foundations, and industry on how to forge healthier relationships for more sustainable business results. Key subject areas include: the science of human flourishing, leadership, collaboration, bias in decision-making, emotions at work.  She also has helped develop and execute training programs to build problem-solving and collaboration capacity within mission critical teams such as those within the New York Fire Department, Navy Special Warfare and US Army Special Operations Command.

Outside of her university-based roles, Meredith is the Executive Director of Job Crafting LLC, which leverages cutting edge research on the workplace to help people construct their work in ways that promote a greater sense of purpose and engagement while enhancing business results.

Meredith holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University.  She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania / the Wharton School, in the dual-degree Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business.

Faculty for Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy, 2018 – present; NAS Summit, 2019