Portrait of Dianne Vella-Brodrick

Dianne Vella-Brodrick

Dianne Vella-Brodrick is an associate professor and director of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education. She is the research director at the Centre for Positive Psychology, an editor-in-chief of the Psychology of Well-Being journal and secretary of the International Positive Psychology Association.

As a psychologist and founder of the Australian Positive Psychology Network, Dianne’s research focuses on the development and evaluation of school-based and workplace wellbeing programs; in particular, she has a special interest in the effects of the environment on optimal health.