Reb Rebele is Senior Research Fellow for the Wharton People Analytics initiative at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an instructor in management at Melbourne Business School. Reb’s research uses field studies conducted with many international organisations to investigate ways to help people thrive in collaborative work environments. This work has been published in prestigious academic journals—including PNAS, the Journal of Personality, and the European Journal of Personality—as well as in books (Flourishing in Work, Life, and Careers), leading practitioner journals (Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review), and general interest publications (The Atlantic, Psychology Today, Huffington Post).
Reb completed a Ph.D. in the Personality Processes Lab in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne, investigating the dynamics of how people want to flexibly regulate their personality expression in order to pursue different goals in different situations. Reb also earned a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) degree at the University of Pennsylvania and taught in that program for 7.5 years. After completing MAPP, Reb worked on a diverse portfolio of positive psychology projects, including serving as part of a resilience training team working with the U.S. Army and groups of educators, speaking and guest-lecturing on applied psychology, and working as a strategic advisor to the International Positive Psychology Association.
Resilience of Primal World Beliefs to the Initial Shock of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Journal of Personality
Personality-Informed Intervention Design: Examining How Trait Regulation Can Inform Efforts to Change Behavior
European Journal of Personality
The Mixed Effects of Online Diversity Training
CHAPTERS & INVITED CONTRIBUTIONS
Judges' Well-being and the Importance of Meaningful Work
Being Otherish: Resolving the False Choice Between Personal and Prosocial Goals
In Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers
What We Talk About When We Talk about Positive Psychology