Kimberly Gordon Biddle

Contact Information and Office Hours

Kimberly Gordon Biddle Contact Information Office Hours
Brighton Hall 131
(916) 278-4831
Spring 2015
Tuesday: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 - 11:00 am

Joined Faculty: July 2002


"You are not obligated to win. You are obligated to to do the best you can everyday."
- Marian Wright Edelman

"Climb every mountain, forge every stream, follow every rainbow, 'til you find your dream."
- The Sound of Music

Areas of Research/Scholarly Activity

Motivation, resilience, and socialization processes in the education of children and youth – focus on underserved populations such as ethnic groups and impoverished groups.

Courses Taught

CHDV 30 - Human Development
CHDV 35 - Child and Adolescent Development
CHDV 35F - Human Development and Elementary Field Experience
CHDV 132 - Fieldwork in Child Development
CHDV 138/L - Social and Emotional Development/Laboratory
CHDV 157 - Infant and Toddler: Development and Care
CHDV 246 - Motivational Processes in Children

Educational Degrees

  • BA in Psychology and Music - University of Redlands
  • EdS in Program Evaluation - Stanford University
  • PhD in Child and Adolescent Development - Stanford University

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • American Psychological Association, MFP Fellow
  • American Psychological Association Dissertation Award
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year CSUS College of Education
  • Outstanding Service to the University CSUS College of Education

Select Publications

  • Gordon Biddle, K.A; Garcia-Nevarez, A.; Roundtree Henderson, W.; and Valero-Kerrick, A. (January 2013) Early Childhood Education: Becoming a Professional. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE publications.

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: 20 January 2015
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