Shelby Clark, Ph.D. (she/her) a Principal Investigator at Project Zero and a Project Director on The Good Project. She currently co-leads the "Implementation of The Good Project Lesson Plans" study investigating how engaging in a community of practice impacts teachers' implementation of The Good Project's lesson plans and the lesson plans' impact on students' character growth and ability to do "good work." She previously co-led the Investigating Impacts of Educational Experience project, a longitudinal study exploring the educational impact of mission-based international schools (visit Shelby’s work focuses on the development of intellectual, moral, and civic character strengths in adolescents and young adults, with a focus on strengths such as curiosity, open-mindedness, and social responsibility. She received her Ph.D. in applied human development from Boston University, an M.A. from the George Washington University in school counseling, and a B.A. in history and music from Johns Hopkins University. Shelby formerly worked as a school counselor in St. Paul, Minnesota.