Frank C. Worrell

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Frank C. Worrell is a Distinguished Professor in the Berkeley School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds an affiliate appointment in the Social and Personality Area in the Department of Psychology. Worrell has served as Editor of Review of Educational Research and has also served on committees of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Educational Research Association, and the National Association for Gifted Children. Elected to be the 2022 President of the American Psychological Association, he is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Educational Research Association, and five divisions of APA, and an elected member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Dr. Worrell is a recipient of UC Berkeley’s Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence, the Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, the Distinguished Contributions to Research Award from Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race) of APA, the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from Division 52 (International Psychology) of APA, and the Palmarium Award in Gifted Education from the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education. Recent book publications include Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High-School (Oxford University Press, April 2016; co-edited with Rhona S. Weinstein), Talent Development as a Framework for Gifted Education: Implications for Best Practices and Applications in Schools (Prufrock Press, 2018; co-edited with Paula Olszewski-Kubilius and Rena S. Subotnik), The Psychology of High Performance: Developing Human Potential into Domain-Specific Talent (American Psychological Association, 2019; co-edited with Paula Olszewski-Kubilius and Rena F. Subotnik), and The Cambridge Handbook of Applied School Psychology (Cambridge University Press, 2020; co-edited with Tammy L. Hughes and Dante D. Dixson).

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