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Christine Carter, PhD Author, sociologist, and senior fellow at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center

Christine Carter is a sociologist and prolific writer. She draws on scientific research to help people lead their most courageous, joyful, meaningful, and authentic lives.

A sought-after keynote speaker and executive coach, she is senior fellow at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center, where for many years she was the executive director.

The author of The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less and Raising Happiness, Dr. Carter is also the writer of an award-winning blog, Brave Over Perfect, and is a contributor to US News & World Report online.

Her work is syndicated on Greater Good Magazine, the Huffington Post,, among others, and has earned her two nominations from the American Sociological Association for public sociology and an award from the Council on Contemporary Families.

Dr. Carter has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Dr. Oz Show, the Today show, Rachael Ray, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC World News, PBS, NPR, and BBC Radio. She has been quoted or featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, as well as in Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Men's Health, Martha Stewart's Whole Living, and more.

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