Christopher Peterson

Professor, Deceased Person

1950 – 2012

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Who was Christopher Peterson?

Christopher Peterson was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor of psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the former chair of the clinical psychology area. He was science director of the VIA Institute on Character, and co-author of Character Strengths and Virtues for the classification of character strengths. He is noted for his work in the study of optimism, health, character, well-being and one of the founders of positive psychology. In 2010, Dr. Peterson won the 2010 Golden Apple Award – the most prestigious teaching award at the University of Michigan.

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Born
Feb 18, 1950
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Colorado Boulder
Lived in
  • Gary
Died
Oct 9, 2012

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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