Cassie Mogilner Holmes
Cassie Mogilner Holmes is an associate professor of marketing at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. She studies happiness, highlighting the role of time. Her research examines such questions as how focusing on time (rather than money) increases happiness, how the meaning of happiness changes over the course of one’s lifetime, how giving time to others can alleviate the stress of being time constrained, and how much happiness people enjoy from spending their time on extraordinary and ordinary experiences. Across these inquiries, her findings highlight the high level of happiness that stems from personally connecting with people and with the present moment.