Jaime Kurtz

Jamie Kurtz

Department: Psychology

Areas of expertise:

  • Scientific Study of Happiness
  • Savoring
  • Positive Psychology
  • Travel and Happiness
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Decision Making

An expert in positive psychology with an interest in savoring, she researches various strategies on enhancing happiness in everyday life, happiness and holidays, travel and more. She is publishing a book called The Happy Traveler and writes a Psychology Today blog, "Happy Trails."

She received her Ph.D and M.A. from the University of Virginia, and her B.A. from Millersville University.


Media contact: Eric Gorton, gortonej@jmu.edu, 540-908-1760.

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