Jacquelynne Eccles University of Michigan - Sciences de l'éducation

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Présentation du

Pr. Jacquelynne Eccles

University of Michigan

pour le

titre de Docteur Honoris Causa
de la Faculté de psychologie et des
sciences de l’éducation

Par le Pr.
Mariane Frenay, UCL

Ba in Social Psychology, University of California, at

PhD, University of California, at Los Angeles

McKeachie Collegiate Professor of Psychology,
University of Michigan, at Ann Harbor

Gender and Achievement Research Program, Institute for
Research on Women and Gender

Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social

Department of Psychology

graduate program

Developmental Psychology

Combined Doctoral Program in Education and Psychology

Women’s study and Psychology

20 Honors and awards, since 1979

12 Books and Special Issues of Journals

125 Journal articles

80 Chapters

Invited Addresses and conference

What influences and experiences contribute to the
different outcomes for children during their first school

What relation of social experiences (school, family,
peers, neighborhood), and individual characteristics to
adolescents' transition into young adulthood


And how can the likelihood of successful outcomes be

How beliefs about the self will shape academic interests,
choices and decisions on educational, occupational, and
interpersonal life
task planning; on work and educational
achievements; on life
role choices through adolescence
and early adulthood?

Critical Significance of Social
Context in Formative Periods of
Human Development

Some systematic individual
level, age
changes are a consequence of systematic
changes in the contexts, especially the family
and the school, that individuals move through as
they age

Identity formation, peer group membership, and
attachment to non
familial adults mediate
associations of extracurricular activity
involvement with both educational and risky
behavior outcomes during adolescence and
young adulthood

Value Model of
Motivation and Choice

Amplification of the model by showing how
context shapes both expectancies and values

Centrality of values as key to understanding
individual differences in such gender
choices as taking advanced math and aspiring
to jobs in fields linked to physical science,
technology, and engineering

Eccles, J. S., & Wigfield, A. (2002). Motivational beliefs, values,
and goals.
Annual Review of Psychology, 53,


Social Identity and Academic

Social, cultural, and interpersonal forces
that shape, and sometimes limit, beliefs
about the self,

and consequently, the academic interests,
choices, and performance of women and
minorities in adolescence and early

External Research Support Awards

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Risk and Promotive Effects on Adolescence Development

Family and Child Well
Being Network: Healthy Development in Families,
Schools, & Communities

National Science Foundation

Women Minorities and Technology

MacArthur Foundation

Successful pathways through middcle childhood

William T. Grant Foundation

Identity and activities

Spencer Foundation

Americans in Higher Education

Research Projects

Childhood and Beyond

Longitudinal study of 800 children, from 1986 (age 5), during 13
years, 9 waves

the Michigan Study of Adolescent and Adult Life

Longitudinal study of 3200 children, since 1983 (grade 6) to
2000, 9 waves

Maryland Adolescent Development in Context Study

Longitudinal study of 1500 adolescents and families, 63%
american, diverse SES, from 1991 (grade7), 6waves

Bringing Psychological Theory to
Bear on Social Issues

Kurt Lewin Award

given by the Society for the Psychological
Study of Social Issues

Eccles. J. S. & Gootman, J. (Eds) (2002).
Community programs to promote
youth development
. Washington DC: National Academy Press.

Eccles, J.S., Barber, B. L., Stone, M., & Hunt, J. (2003). Extracurricular Activities
and Adolescent Development.
Journal of Social Issues, 59,


Fundamental and Applied

J. Eccles continually relates her work to school policy
and educational curricula

: designing developmentally
appropriate school environments for children and

James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award

for lifetime
of outstanding contributions to the area of applied
psychological research, given by the Association for
Psychological Science

Lee Cronbach, Aaron Beck, Robert Glaser, Urie Bronfenbrenner
(1993), Martin Seligman (1995), Ann Brown (1997),Elizabeth
Loftus (1997), Robert Sternberg (1999), Robert Rosenthal
(2001), Albert Bandura (2003)

Social, Educational and
Developmental Psychology

1992, Outstanding Publication Award, AERA, division E

Wigfield, A., & Eccles, J. S. (1992). The development of achievement
task values: A theoretical analysis.
Developmental Review
, 1

APA Outstanding article from the last 50 years

Eccles, J. S., Midgley, C., Buchanan, C. M., Wigfield, A., Reuman, D.,
& Mac Iver, D. (1993). Developmental during adolescence: The impact
of stage/environment fit.
American Psychologist, 48,


2004, Thorndike Award for
Lifetime Research
Contributions to the field of Educational Psychology,
Division 15, APA

Hill Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contribution
to Research on Adolescence, Society for Research on

Education and Training of

29 dissertations chaired or co

2006, Outstanding Mentor Award,

Division 7 (Developmental Psychology), APA

chair of the International Doctorate Program in Life
Span Development

Max Planck Institute for Human Development of Berlin,

Free University of Berlin,

University Berlin,

University of Virginia, Charlottesville,

University of Michigan, Ann Harbor

Administrative Experiences

Scientific societies

President, Society for Research on Adolescence

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Council

American Psychological Association:

APA Task Force on K
12 Education

APA Board of Scientific Affairs

AERA, American Educational Research Association


Editor: Research on Human Development, Journal of Research on Adolescence

Associate Editor: Psychological Bulletin, Child Development

Editorial boards: Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Adolescence, AERJ

National Committees:

Committee on equal opportunities in science program of the American
Association of the Advancement of science,

National Science Foundation Committee on Equity in Science and Engineering,

MacArthur Foundation Network on Adolescent Development in Risky
Environment and on successful pathways through middle childhood,

National academy of science task force on adolescent development

National academy of science panel on community based programs for youth.