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Frank C. Worrell

University of California Berkeley
Frank C. Worrell is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley, where he serves as faculty director of the School Psychology Program, the Academic Talent Development Program, and the California College Preparatory Academy. He also holds an affiliate appointment in the social and personality area in the Department of Psychology and was a visiting professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland from 2014 to 2017. His areas of expertise include at-risk youth, cultural identities, gifted education/talent development, scale development, time perspective, and the translation of psychological research findings into school-based practice. He served as co-editor/editor of Review of Educational Research from 2012 to 2016 and a member at large (2016–2018) on the board of directors of the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Worrell is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and five divisions of APA. He is an elected member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology and the National Academy of Education. In 2013, Dr. Worrell was a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children. He was also a 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Research Award from Division 45 — the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race — of APA, a 2018 recipient of the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from Division 52 (International Psychology) of APA, and the 2019 recipient of the Palmarium Award in Gifted Education. Dr. Worrell has ongoing international collaborations in China, Ethiopia, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

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Friday, October 18

3:00pm PDT