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Scott Seider

Curriculum Vitae

Please address all correspondence to:

Prof. Scott Seider
Boston University SED Room 237
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA, 02215
(617) 353-3223

Follow Prof. Seider on Twitter @ScottSeider

Scott Seider is an Associate Professor of Education at Boston University. His research focuses on the civic and character development of adolescents and has received funding support from the National Academy of Education, Spencer Foundation, Templeton Foundation, and Canadian Institute of Health Research. Dr. Seider has reported on this work in more than 50 academic publications including Character Compass: How Powerful School Culture Can Point Students Toward Success (2012), which won the American Educational Research Association's outstanding book award in moral development and education. Dr. Seider's current work investigates the development of critical consciousness in adolescents attending a diverse set of urban high schools.

Prior to joining the Boston University faculty, Dr. Seider worked as an English and literacy teacher in the Boston and Westwood (MA) Public Schools. He earned an Ed.D. in Human Development & Psychology from Harvard University and an A.B. in English & American Literature from Harvard College.

Check out this 2016 "Faculti" interview with Dr. Seider about critical consciousness as an important complement to non-academic skills such as grit.

Check out this 2016 report on Dr. Seider's character development work on NPR's Mindshift Blog.




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