Scott Seider

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Scott Seider is an associate professor of applied developmental psychology in the Lynch School of Education & Human Development at Boston College. His research focuses on the role of schools in fostering adolescents' civic and character development, and he has reported on this work in more than 70 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. Initial findings from this work have been published in Developmental Psychology, Teachers College Record, Journal of Youth & Adolescence, Applied Developmental Science, and Youth & Society. Dr. Seider and Prof. Daren Graves recently completed a book about the project, Schooling for Critical Consciousness, that will be published by Harvard Education Press in Spring 2020.

Before joining the Boston College faculty, Dr. Seider worked as an English teacher in the Boston Public Schools and as a teacher educator at Boston University. He earned an Ed.D. in Human Development & Psychology from Harvard University and an A.B. in English & American Literature from Harvard College.






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