Samantha Heintzelman

Samantha Heintzelman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. Prior to this she received her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri and completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Virginia. Dr. Heintzelman’s research focuses on the experience of meaning in life for average people in everyday life, addressing questions regarding the function, structure, antecedents, and consequences of this experience. In addition, Dr. Heintzelman has also developed an empirically-based and empirically-tested intervention program to sustainably increase subjective well-being and test its causal effects on relationships and health.

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