Professor Brian Little received his early education in British Columbia and his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. He has taught with distinction at Oxford, Carleton, McGill and Harvard Universities. He was elected as a Favorite Professor at Harvard for three consecutive years.
From 2010 to 2021, Dr. Little was a Research Professor in Psychology at Cambridge University, where he developed and taught a popular course on Personality and Well-Being for the Executive MBA program at the Cambridge Judge Business School. He is currently a Senior Fellow in Person-Analytics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at Carleton University in Ottawa
Professor Little is a pioneer in the study of personality, motivation and well-being. He has written a bestselling book, Me Myself and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-being, and his latest book, Who are You Really? The Surprising Puzzle of Personality, is based on his extremely popular TED talk.