Kimberly Biddle

Contact Information and Office Hours

Kimberly Gordon Biddle Contact Information Office Hours
Brighton Hall 131
(916) 278-4831
Spring 2016
Monday: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

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, 'till 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.

  • Crowder, J. & Gordon Biddle, K.A. When an opportunity changes a life: The value of learning to code. In R. Papa and F. English (Eds.) Educational Leaders Without Borders: Rising to Global Challenges to Educate All. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
  • Gordon Biddle, K.A. & Dickson, S. (2015). Trends in Student Services and Counseling. In F. English (Ed.) Guide to Educational Leadership and Management. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.    

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: 25 January 2016
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