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Scott Seider

Curriculum Vitae

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

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Scott Seider is an Associate Professor of Education at Boston University and the faculty director of BU's Secondary Education cluster. His research program 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 urban charter 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. He currently serves on advisory boards for and the Templeton Foundation's Character Development Program and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Adolescent Research, Journal of College & Character, and Applied Developmental Science.




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