Our Team

Christina Bradley

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

Christina Bradley was formerly a Yale Charles P. Howland Public Service Fellow working at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, where she initially began supporting the early creative stages of the Four Pillars of Wellbeing. She has a B.S. in Psychology from Yale University and has published extensively on the impact of contentment and other wellbeing practices in the classroom. After serving at the Contentment Foundation for four years, she was accepted as a Ph.D. student in Organizational Psychology at the University of Michigan.

As our former Chief Research Officer, Christina has completed several milestone projects as part of the Contentment Foundation team:

  • Co-authored the first, second, and third versions of the Four Pillars of Wellbeing primary curriculum.
  • Co-authored the first version of the Four Pillars of Wellbeing preschool curriculum.
  • Ideated, executed, and analyzed the data from multiple experiments exploring the impact of our work, and the psychological outcomes of contentment.
  • Co-authored some of our first original research publications on the Four Pillars of Wellbeing and contentment.
  • Designed many of the international studies that are still ongoing today.
  • Co-designed our Wellbeing Analytics system for use in schools around the world.
  • Contributed an Emotional Intelligence workshop at our 2019 international team retreat in Bali.