Robert Carpenter

University of Southern California, Media Institute for Social Change (MISC)

Rob Carpenter is a polyglot, the author of the book The 48 Laws of Happiness, and has been a professor, start-up entrepreneur, creative executive and volunteer teacher. He holds a PhD from the Rossier School of Education at USC, and currently directs the Emmy Award-winning USC Media Institute for Social Change. In 2022, he will release a feature-length documentary film, entitled "American Dropout", which illuminates the trauma and loss that is prompting mass drop-out from the US school system. He is the on-air host for Harvard Public Health Review's new webinar series Harvard Health TV.

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