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Consortium for Human Flourishing Advisory Board

The advisory board for the Consortium for Human Flourishing provides expertise and knowledge to the Consortium for the purpose of achieving its mission and vision.

Meet the Board

Amrita Chaturvedi
Matthew T. Lee, Ph.D.

Matthew T. Lee, Ph.D., is Director of Empirical Research at the Human Flourishing Program in the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He is co-author of The Heart of Religion and co-editor of the forthcoming volume Measuring Well-Being (both with Oxford University Press). He is also a Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Health, Flourishing, and Positive Psychology at Stony Brook University’s Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics and he previously served as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity. His research explores pathways to human flourishing, benevolent service to others, and the integration of social science and the humanities.


Joanne Schneider
Beth-Ann Tek

Beth-Ann Tek is an associate partner with Bellwether Education Partners. Bellwether Education Partners is a national nonprofit focused on dramatically changing education and life outcomes for underserved children. Beth focuses on issues related to evaluation and planning of schools and educational programs to clearly articulate goals, accelerate impact, and measure outcomes. She has worked as an evaluator and applied researcher in education for over 15 years. Beth believes access to high-quality education is the catalyst for change at the individual level. 


Kristine Larson
Juan Xi, Ph.D.

Juan Xi, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology at the University of Akron, is author and co-author of over 30 research articles and book chapters. Her recent research examines the impact of mindfulness meditation through a mindful approach to integrate qualitative and quantitative methods.