Stanford professor to share secrets for success

Carol S. Dweck
Carol S. Dweck

One of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation will share her secrets for success in the workplace during a May 12 visit to UCCS.

Carol S. Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University, will present a lecture highlighting people succeed and how to foster success at 10 a.m. in Berger Hall.

The event is sponsored by the UCCS Gateway Program Seminar and the Faculty Resource Center, and open to the public. Seating is limited. Faculty and staff interested in attending should RSVP here.

Before joining the Stanford faculty in 2004, Dweck taught at Columbia University, Harvard University and the University of Illinois. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Barnard College in 1967, anda Ph.D. in Psychology from Yale University in 1972.

Dweck’s work has been featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and she has appeared on Today and 20/20. Her book “Self-Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development” was named Book of the Year by the World Education Federation.

Dweck’s TEDTalk “The Power of Believing You Can Improve” can be viewed below.


Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.