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Mark Setton

Known for his studies in Korean Confucianism and welfare philosophy, Mark has published numerous pappers on East Asian philosophy with a focus on self-cultivation and wellness over the past 30 years.

He has taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Oxford, where he earned his PhD. He is currently teaching the philosophy of East Asia and the world's religions, as well as his favorite course Perspectives on Happiness, at the University of Bridgeport.

Mark is the founder and CEO of the Pursuit of Happiness Project which, with the support of Google Inc., offers scientific information and educational programs on wellness and prevention of depression.

Author of Chong Yagyong: Korea's Challenge to Orthodox Neo-Confucianism.