Piotr Bialowolski

Piotr Białowolski

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Kozminski University and Research Scientist, Human Flourishing Program, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

Piotr Bialowolski (Ph.D., dr. hab) is an associate professor at the Department of Economics, Kozminski University (Warsaw, Poland). He specializes in applied social science and quantitative methods. His research work focuses on areas related to the financial behavior of households and the quality of life. He spent almost ten years working at universities and research institutes in Italy, Germany and the United States. In Hamburg, he researched the chances of academic success…

Ying Chen

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Empirical Research Associate, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University

Ying Chen is an empirical research associate at the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard. She obtained her doctoral degree in Social Epidemiology from Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in 2016, and completed her postdoctoral training in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard Chan School. Her research seeks to identify psychosocial assets and resources that help promote human flourishing, with a focus on social relationships and wellbeing among…

Richard G. Cowden

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Psychology Research Associate, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University

Richard G. Cowden, Ph.D., is a social-personality psychologist and research associate with the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard. He completed his doctoral training at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is broadly interested in intersections between cultural-contextual dynamics and psychosocial processes that shape adaptive functioning, personal growth, and well-being. He has written 100+ scholarly articles and book chapters that address various aspects of human flourishing in a wide range…

Brent Andrew Coull

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Coull’s current research interests fall into the broad areas of categorical data analysis and semiparametric regression modeling. Recent topics in the analysis of categorical data include capture-recapture mixture models, random effect models for multiple discrete binary outcomes, confidence intervals for a binomial proportion, and order-restricted methods for stratified contingency tables. In the area of semiparametric regression modeling, he has focused on the development of such models for complex data…

María Paula Florez-Jimenez

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Ph.D. student, School of Economics and Business, University of Navarra

María Paula Florez-Jimenez is currently a Ph.D. student at The School of Economics and Business of the University of Navarra (Spain). She is part of the Purpose strength Project, which aims to generate evidence-based knowledge about purpose implementation and the generation of more human-centered and purpose-driven organizations. María Paula’s research focuses on corporate purpose as a driver for developing more resilient and sustainable organizations. María Paula, as Visiting Graduate Student…

Gustavo Nazato Furlan

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Ph.D. student, Applied Ecology Program, University of São Paulo

Gustavo is a Ph.D. student in the Applied Ecology Program at the University of São Paulo.  Gustavo´s research focuses on applying machine learning and statistical analysis to assess how Covid-19 has affected health and quality of life in Brazil. He has been working with several different projects, varying from social field to nuclear chemistry and medicine. His past research was mainly about the influence of technology and media environment on…

Nidhi Ghildayal

Senior Research Associate, SHINE

Nidhi Ghildayal is a Senior Research Associate at SHINE. She completed her PhD in Health Services, Research, Policy, and Administration from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and her MPH in Epidemiology from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Prior to her appointment at SHINE, she held a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at the Department of Population Medicine in Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare…

Heloisa Jardim

Heloisa Jardim

Senior Research Advisor, SHINE
Consultant on Organizational Well-being, Culture and Leadership and Facilitator at Chapman & Co Leadership Institute

Heloisa Jardim is Senior Research Advisor at SHINE, Consultant on Organizational Well-being, Culture and Leadership, Facilitator at Chapman & Co Leadership Institute, Research Advisor at BUD, Board member at Schwarz Care Institute, and Board Member at CBKK.  Previously, she worked at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as Research Manager for SHINE, where she led the strategic planning and implementation of SHINE’s initiatives, promoting business strategies to foster…

José Guillermo (Memo) Cedeño Laurent

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Population Health Bisociences, Rutgers University

Dr. José Guillermo (Memo) Cedeño Laurent is an environmental health researcher studying the effects of climate change on the indoor environments and their subsequent impacts on health, productivity, and well-being. Dr. Cedeño’s scientific and professional goal is to contribute to the creation of data-driven solutions in the built environment that helps us address climate change and social environmental injustice. He concentrates on two approaches: 1) continuous innovation of the exposure…

Matthew T. Lee

Affiliated Research Scientist, SHINE
Director of Empirical Research, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University

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…