Dr. Jay Kumar

Dr. Jay Kumar is the Director of Contemplative Practices and Well-being at Chapman University in California. He is a recognized author, public speaker, thought leader, and academic. His expertise spans brain science, behavioral health, economics, politics, culture, and religion.

Dr. Jay is the author of, Brain, Body & Being: Five Secrets for Achieving Authentic Health and Happiness and the recent, Science of a Happy Brain: Thriving in the Age of Anger, Anxiety, and Addiction.

He is also the creator of the LinkedIn Learning course, “Investing in Happiness”. He holds a Master’s degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in international political economy. Dr. Jay is frequently featured in media stories focusing on the science and spirituality of happiness.

To learn more, please visit www.drjaykumar.com or follow @docjaykumar on Twitter, FB, and Instagram.


Always remember to let your light shine forth fully and brightly, for the world would be a much dimmer place without you in it. Together, we illuminate the path for a brighter future.

Dr. Jay Kumar