Oregon State University

Can’t find an event? We’re busy migrating to a new event calendar. Try looking at the new calendar



Event Details

The Pursuit of Happiness

by Dr. Corey Keyes

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Pursuit of Happiness by Dr. Corey Keyes

A Free Public Lecture

Tuesday, February 12th, 7-8:30pm

LaSells Steward Center, Engineering Auditorium

Keyes is a leader in the field of positive psychology. His influential empirical work has focused on the measurement of positive mental health as a complement to the well-elaborated measures of mental illness that exist in the field of psychology. Optimal mental health is conceptualized as flourishing, characterized by fulfillment, purpose, meaning and happiness. 

Keyes is the editor or co-editor of eight books and journals. He also wrote, edited or co-edited 48 journal articles, with one in press, including “Chronological and Subjective Age Differences in Flourishing Mental Health and Major Depressive Episode,” 2012, Aging and Mental Health; and “The Relationship of Level of Positive Mental Health with Current Mental Disorders in Predicting Suicidal Behavior and Academic Impairment in College Students,” 2012, Journal of American College Health.

Since 2007 Keyes has been a member of the advisory board for the World Happiness Forum.  http://www.sociology.emory.edu/ckeyes

LaSells Stewart Center (campus map)
Emily Bowling
1 541 737 7673
emily.bowling at oregonstate.edu
Memorial Union
This event appears on the following calendars: