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Peggy Kern

Associate Professor In Positive Psychology
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
social media
Well-being measurement
measurement
Psychosocial influences
Conscientiousness
well-being
lifespan approach
PERMA
statistical analysis
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A/Prof

Peggy Kern

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
Personality psychology
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A/Prof

Peggy Kern

 

Dr Peggy Kern is an associate professor at the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education. Originally trained in social, personality, and developmental psychology, Dr Kern received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Arizona State University, a Masters and PhD in social/personality psychology from the University of California, Riverside, and postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania.

Her research is collaborative in nature and draws on a variety of methodologies to examine questions around who thrives in life and why, including understanding and measuring healthy functioning, identifying individual and social factors impacting life trajectories, and systems informed approaches to wellbeing. She has published 3 books and over 85 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. You can find out more about A/Prof Kern’s work at www.peggykern.org.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

Mid-Career Research Excellence Award

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

2017

Early Career Researcher Award

International Positive Psychology Association

2016

Advanced Leadership Program

National Excellence in Educational Leadership Initiative

2015

Early Career Rising Star

Association for Psychological Science

2011

Poster Citation Award

Society of Behavioral Medicine

2008

Chancellor’s Dissertation Fellowship

University of California, Riverside

2004

Dean’s Fellowship Award

University of California, Riverside

2015

Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Australia


2013

Visiting Research Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia


2010

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor In Positive Psychology

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Fellow And Secretary

Institute for the Study of Christianity in an Age of Science and Technology

Member

International Positive Psychology Association

Member

Association for Research in Personality

Member

Association for Psychological Science

Member

American Psychological Association, divisions 5, 35, 38

Member

Society of Behavioral Medicine

Member

Gerontological Society of America

Member

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Member

Western Psychological Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Social/Personality Psychology)

University of California - Riverside

Master of Arts (Social/Personality Psychology)

University of California - Riverside

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Arizona State University