Dan Bowling teaches Well-being and the Practice of Law, and Labor and Employment law, at Duke Law School. He was the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award at Duke. Since graduation, he has also worked as an assistant instructor in the MAPP program with Martin Seligman, Chris Peterson, and James Pawelski, and is currently engaged in empirical research on lawyers and personality traits.
Additionally, Dan is Managing Principle of Positive Workplace Solutions, LLC, a management and legal consulting firm specializing on the application of positive psychology in employment issues and law, and a practicing labor lawyer. Until 2006, Dan was Senior Vice-President of Human Resources for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. In that role, Dan was responsible for all employment matters for a global work force of over 80,000 persons, including labor relations, compensation and benefits, and training and development. Dan is a 1980 graduate of Duke Law School, began his legal career in Atlanta, and eventually became partner in one its largest law firms. He speaks and publishes frequently on workplace and legal issues. Dan lives in Florida and Atlanta.