Matthew T. Lee, PhD

Co-Founder

Portrait of Matthew T. Lee 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 and he previously served as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity.

Matt served as President of the North Central Sociological Association and as Vice President of the Center for Restorative Justice of North Central Ohio. His research explores pathways to human flourishing, benevolent service to others, and the integration of social science and the humanities. hfh.fas.harvard.edu/our-people