Michael Steger

Michael Steger

Professor of Psychology
Director, Center for Meaning and Purpose

Colorado State University

Michael F. Steger, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology, and the Founding Director of the Center for Meaning and Purpose at Colorado State University. He earned his doctorate with specializations in Counseling Psychology and Personality Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2005. His research focuses on how people flourish through building meaning and purpose in their lives and in their work. His published works include two widely-used measurement tools, the Meaning in Life Questionnaire and the Work and Meaning Inventory, as well as three co-edited books, including The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Positivity and Strengths-Based Approaches at Work and Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace.