Angela Duckworth

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology
BA, Neurobiology, Harvard University;
MSc, Neuroscience, Oxford University;
Ph.D.,Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Office Location: 
3401 Market St. Suite 202
Research Interests: 
Developmental Psychology
Individual Differences and Behavior Genetics
Positive Psychology
Specific Research Areas: 

Grit; Self-Control

Parker Goyer [post-doc]
Kyla Haimovitz [post-doc]
Peter Meindl [post-doc]
Professor Angela Duckworth will be considering new graduate students for admission for Fall 2018.
Selected Publications: 

Duckworth, A. L., Gendler, T., & Gross, J. (2016). Situational strategies for self-control. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11(1), 35-55. Duckworth, A. L., & Yeager, D. S. (2015). Measurement matters: Assessing personal qualities other than cognitive ability for educational purposes. Educational Researcher, 44(4), 237-251. Duckworth, A.L., & Gross, J.J. (2014). Self-control and grit: Related but separable determinants of success. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(5), 319-325. Duckworth, A. L., Quinn, P. D., Lynam, D. R., Loeber, R., & Stouthamer-Loeber, M. (2011). Role of test motivation in intelligence testing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(19), 7716-7720. Duckworth, A. L., Peterson, C., Matthews, M. D., & Kelly, D. R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(6), 1087-1101.