Katherine Cotter, PhD

Katherine Cotter
Associate Director of Research, Positive Psychology Center

Dr. Katherine N. Cotter is associate director of research with the Humanities and Human Flourishing Project team in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. In her research, she studies topics related to music, aesthetic experiences, and creativity and personality, with an emphasis on what these phenomena look like in our everyday lives. She received her PhD in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020.