Frank C. Worrell

Professor of Education, University of California, Berkeley

Frank C. Worrell is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds affilate appointments in the Psychology Department (Social and Personality area), and with the Center for Child and Youth Policy, the Center for Race and Gender, and the Center for Latino Policy Research. His current appointments include Faculty Director of the School Psychology program, Faculty Director of the Academic Talent Development Program, and Faculty Director of the California College Preparatory Academy. Dr. Worrell’s areas of research include academic talent development/gifted education, the education of at-risk youth, ethnic identity, racial identity, scale development and validation, teacher effectiveness, time perspective, and the translation of psychological research findings into school-based practice. Dr. Worrell is an active member of several professional organizations, and is currently a Member at Large on the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association (APA) and editor of the Review of Educational Research. Dr. Worrell has served on the Committee for Psychological Tests and Assessment (APA), the Board of Educational Affairs (APA), and the Joint Committee of AERA, APA, and NCME appointed to revise the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing. He is a Fellow of Divisions 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics), 15 (Educational Psychology), 16 (School Psychology), 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues) and 52 (International Psychology) of APA, an elected member in the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. In 2013, Dr. Worrell was awarded the Jack Bardon Distingushed Service Award from Division 16 of APA and a Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Association of Gifted Children.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Education, University of California, Berkeley