Kathryn Britton - Online Resume
Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP), University of Pennsylvania. Member of the inaugural class. Capstone research published in International Coaching Psychology Review.
MS, Computer Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
MS Library Science, UNC-CH. Research: Automated selection of index terms. Beta Phi Mu Librarian’s honorary
BA, English, Stanford University. Phi Beta Kappa
7 technical and memorandum reports for NRL, sections of 4 IBM and 2 X/Open manuals, 4 IBM research reports, 3 technical papers in refereed journals, 4 positive psychology papers, 4 positive psychology books, chapter in positive psychology book.. Selected publications:
Polly, S. & Britton, K. H. (2018). Acting "As If" in executive coaching. In R. F. Summers & D. V. Jeste, Positive psychiatry: A casebook. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing.
Yeager, J. & Britton, K. H. (2018). Positive psychology coaching for sports leaders. In A. Brady & B. Grenville-Cleave, Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Exercise, 243-255. New York: Routledge.
Polly, S. & Britton, K. H. (Eds.) (2015). Character strengths matter: How to live a full life. Positive Psychology News Series.
Shaar, M.-J. & Britton, K. H. (2011). Smarts and Stamina: The busy person’s guide to optimal health and performance. Philadelphia: Positive Psychology Press. ISBN-13 978-0615529684.
Britton, K. H. & Maymin, S. (2010). Gratitude: How to appreciate life’s gifts. Positive Psychology News Series. ISBN-13: 978-1453878675
Maymin, S. & Britton, K. H., Eds. (2009). Resilience: How to navigate life’s curves. Positive Psychology News Series. ISBN-13: 978-1449919375
Britton, K. H. (2008). Increasing job satisfaction: Coaching with evidence-based interventions. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2(1), 176-185. Refereed journal; Invited to submit by journal editor.
Choong, S. & Britton, K. H. (2007). Character strengths and type: Exploration of covariation. International Coaching Psychology Review, 2 (1), 9-23.
Britton, K. H., Atterstam, T., Judge, E., & Ufberg, M. (2006). A values-based authenticity model: Implications and interventions. 2006 Gallup Leadership Institute Summit, Washington DC.
Britton, K. H., & Edelman, S. (2007). What people with diabetes want their doctors to know. Insulin: A clinical journal for health care professionals, 2(3), 146-147.
Britton, K. H. (ongoing). More than 80 articles in Positive Psychology News Daily on a wide range of applications of positive psychology in daily life. Recent article: Think of It as an Experiment.
Britton, K. H. (ongoing). Positive Psychology Reflections: a blog on applications of positive psychology to daily life. Most frequently accessed articles are on motivation, self-efficacy, effective feedback, and gratitude.
Schmidt, D. & Britton, K. H. (2007). Avoiding pitfalls in project planning: Learning from anti-patterns and scheduling for quality. IBM Internal report.
Morris, T., Wojtowecz, S. & Britton, K. H. (2007). Developing a diverse technical leadership pipeline: Guidelines for creating personal action plans. IBM Internal Report.
Britton, K. H., et al. (2000). Transcoding: Extending eBusiness to new environments. IBM Systems Journal, 40(1), 153-178.
Samaras, G., Britton, K. H., Citron, A., & Mohan, C. (1995). Two-phase commit optimizations and tradeoffs in the commercial environment. Distributed and Parallel Databases, 3(4).
Heninger, K. (1980). Specifying software requirements for complex systems: New techniques and their application. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SE-6 (1). Reprinted in numerous textbooks. Most recently published in D. Weiss & D. Hoffman (2001), Software fundamentals. New York: Addison-Wesley.
PATENTS AND AWARDS
22 patents awarded and around 6 pending; 3 recognized for special significance to IBM; Named a Master Inventor in 1996
Two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards and an Ovation Team Award for technical and leadership excellence; Finalist for IBM 2007 Frances Allen mentoring award.