How can I find out more about Professor James Pawelski?

James O. Pawelski, Ph.D., is Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. More information about Professor Pawelski, including a short biography can be found here.

Why has Professor Pawelski been supported to visit the City of Adelaide?

Professor Pawelski is a global thought-leader in the areas of positive psychology, culture and wellbeing. The City of Adelaide has a strong interest in the wellbeing of its residents and visitors and we know that the diverse cultural experiences on offer in the city contribute to wellbeing. Professor Pawelski’s visit will help the City of Adelaide and key wellbeing and culture partners to better understand how we can enhance and amplify the benefits of culture on wellbeing for the benefit of its residents and visitors.

How can I attend an event being hosted by Professor Pawelski?

More information can be found about Professor Pawelski and the public events he is hosting here.

How do I contribute?

If you would like to share your thoughts or experiences with Professor Pawelski on how arts and culture contribute to positive wellbeing you can do so by clicking here.

What happens next?

We will acknowledge your feedback by email or in writing.

All contributions to the YourSay page will be shared with Professor Pawelski and will contribute to his understanding of how the arts and culture in the City of Adelaide contribute to wellbeing. This information will be used by Professor Pawelski, along with the other information gathered from partners and stakeholders to develop recommendations in his final report.

A summary of Professor Pawelski’s report and recommendations will be made available on the City of Adelaide website in December 2019.