Lomas, Tim



Tim Lomas has been a lecturer in positive psychology at the University of East London since April 2013. He completed his PhD at the University of Westminster in 2012, where his thesis focused on the impact of meditation on men’s mental health. Since 2013, he has published numerous papers and books on topics including positive psychology theory, mindfulness, Buddhism, linguistics, and gender. His work has been featured in articles in prominent publications including TIME, The New Yorker, Scientific American, and The Atlantic. His current main area of research involves creating a lexicography of untranslatable words relating to wellbeing (see his website for the latest on the project).


On Rorotoko:

On his book Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being
(Our Cover Feature of February 27, 2019)