Brad Bell is owner of Blue Fox Communications.
Brad Bell received a B.A. with honors from the University of Oregon, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Washington.
His previous full-time faculty positions were at Rockford College, Georgia Southern University, and The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Brad Bell has taught in the M.A. degree program in liberal studies at Excelsior College. He previously taught at Walden University, in which he taught graduate courses in psychology, served on a number of dissertatiion committtees (chair and second committee member), and was the chair for a few master's theses.
He has published research on a number of topics. His research has been published in several journals, including Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. Some of his research on the influence of trivial details on mock juror judgments has been described in newspapers, textbooks, and scholarly journals.
He is the author of several books. In his book, Finding Meaning , he proposed that there are seven sources of finding meaning in life: authenticity, creativity, continuity, coherence, purpose, wholeness, and connectedness. In his book, The Social Psychology of Fundraising, (4th ed.), he proposed six principles of donating behavior. These are the credibility principle, the self-image principle, the fairness principle, the value principle, the attention principle, and the identification principle. His novel, A Bright Purple Sky, is a utopian science fiction novel.
He has a website that has articles with interesting information concerning psychology and practical ideas. This website is psychologyandsociety.com.