Sociologist Christine Carter speaks at Dominican

Sociologist Dr. Christine Carter spoke to a near capacity crowd at Dominican on February 25, as part of Dominican’s Spring Author Series in partnership with Book Passage.

Dr. Carter discussed her new book, The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work, in Guzman Lecture Hall, located at 50 Acacia Avenue on the Dominican campus. Tickets for the event, presented by the Women, Leadership and Philanthropy Council (WLPC) at Dominican and the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), were $30 and included a complimentary signed copy of The Sweet Spot.

For more information or to purchase The Sweet Spot, contact Book Passage in Corte Madera by calling (415) 927-0960 extension 1 or by visiting

CLICK HERE to read article on Dr. Carter in "The Women's Eye."

The speaker series, a cooperative effort between Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies and Book Passage, features some of the country's leading figures from the worlds of business, politics, entertainment, academia, and literature. The series has entertained and educated thousands of Marin County and San Francisco Bay Area residents.

All events are open to the public. Free parking is available on campus in the nearby Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand avenues.

Dr. Carter earned her Ph.D. in sociology from UC Berkeley and is now the resident happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, an interdisciplinary research center that “translates” the study of happiness, resilience, and emotional intelligence into accessible information for the public. Author of the bestseller Raising Happiness, Dr. Carter blogs regularly for Greater Good, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today. She has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” “Rachael Ray,” “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “The Today Show,” and National Public Radio, and has helped thousands of people lead happier, more productive lives through her lectures and online classes. Her enewsletters have more than 50,000 subscribers.


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