Dr. Adele E. Gottfried joined CSUN in 1978, and was promoted to Professor in 1984. Her honors include CSUN Outstanding Faculty Award (2009), CSUN University Research Fellow (2008-09), WPA Social Responsibility Award (2011), and Fellow of AERA, APA, APS, WPA. Her service includes Department Chair, coordinating department programs, and committee work at all levels, with many in leadership roles. The Dean appointed her as inaugural Director of Research Enhancement (2010-present), a trailblazing position, establishing a research culture including website, colloquium series, AERA reception, publication panel, and a videotape project for University Fellows. As a scholar and researcher, Dr. Gottfried conducted longitudinal, pioneering research on academic motivation, authoring approximately 200 publications/ presentations. She served as book series editor and associate editor, and continues to serve on editorial boards. One of her publications was the basis for a California Supreme Court ruling. Her teaching has been highly rated and she has mentored students, some pursuing doctoral/ professional degrees. Dr. Gottfried plans to maintain her research and scholarship after retirement.

  • Ph.D. 1975, Graduate School of the City University of New York
  • M.A. 1968, University of Chicago
  • B.A. 1967, Queens College
  • Licensed Psychologist , State of California

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