Kimberly Gordon-Biddle

Julie Lopez Figueroa

Associate Professor


BA - Psychology and Music - University of Redlands

Eds - Program Evaluation - Stanford University

Ph D - Child and Adolescent Development - Stanford University

2005 - College of Education - Outstanding Teaching Award

2009 - College of Education - Outstanding Service to the University Award


I am interested in underserved student populations, especially ethnic minorities, first generation college students, and students from impoverished families. I investigate what makes them successful in academic settings, including educational policies that influence them.


  • Hotchkiss, J.S. and Gordon Biddle, K.A. (Fall, 2009) Implementing parenting education policy to overcome parental stress and foster educational and behavioral competence in children. eJournal of Education Policy.