Dr. Jeanne Nakamura (CGU)

Jeanne Nakamura, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She co-directs the positive psychology concentration and the Quality of Life Research Center, and is a member of the board of the International Positive Psychology Association. She helped direct the Good Work Project, a series of studies of excellence and social responsibility in professional life. She has investigated positive psychology in a developmental context, including engagement and creativity, mentoring and good work, and aging well. Her current writing and research address motivation and engagement in adulthood, the formative influences of mentoring and the formation of good mentors, and social innovation after 60 as a model for positive aging.

Email address: jeanne.nakamura@cgu.edu