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Catherine Good, PhD

Baruch College of the City University of New York
Associate Professor of Psychology
Background 

Dr. Catherine Good is an associate professor of psychology at Baruch College of the City University of New York and a member of the graduate faculty at CUNY’s Graduate Center. She received a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Kansas in 1994 and an Ad Hoc Interdisciplinary PhD in mathematics education and social psychology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2001. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University from 2001-2005. Good’s research focuses on the social factors that impact students’ academic achievement, learning, motivation, and self image. She also develops interventions for students, teachers, and parents to facilitate the development of effective and engaged learners to reduce race and gender gaps in motivation, achievement, and learning. Her work has received national attention as well as funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Institutes of Health.