Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Education Director of the VIA Institute
Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D. is author or co-author of nine books, an award-winning psychologist, and a widely traveled international speaker. As education director of the global nonprofit, VIA Institute on Character, he’s a leading voice in the education, research, and practice of character strengths. Ryan is propelled by his top strengths of love and hope. They come through in his teaching, his work with clients and colleagues, and especially with his family. He lives with his wife and three young, zestful children, near Cincinnati, Ohio.