Stewart Donaldson


Stewart I. Donaldson, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor and Executive Director of the Claremont Evaluation Center at Claremont Graduate University. He is deeply committed to improving lives through positive psychology research and education.  He is Co-Founder of the first Ph.D. and research focused masters programs in positive psychology at Claremont Graduate University, and mentors many graduate students specializing in positive psychology and evaluation science. Professor Donaldson serves on the Council of Advisors for the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), is Faculty Advisor for the Student Division of IPPA (SIPPA), served on the IPPA Board of Directors (2013-2017), and was Chair of IPPA’s World Congress of Positive Psychology in Los Angeles (2013). He has published numerous articles, chapters, and books on the science of positive psychology including Positive Organizational Psychology Interventions: Design and Evaluation (2021); Positive Psychological Science: Improving Everyday Life, Well-Being, Work, Education, and Societies Across the Globe (2020), Toward a Positive Psychology of Relationships (2018), Scientific Advances in Positive Psychology (2017) and Applied Positive Psychology (2011).   Professor Donaldson has been honored with many career achievement awards for his research and evaluation science contributions including the 2021 IPPA Fellow Award, 2019 IPPA Work and Organizations Division Exemplary Research to Practice Award, and the 2019 SIPPA Inspiring Mentor Award.