- Ed.D. in Human Development & Psychology, Harvard University
- Ed.M. in School Leadership, Harvard University
- A.B. in English & American Literature & Language, Harvard College
Scott Seider is an assistant professor of education at Boston University where his research focuses on the civic and character development of adolescents and emerging adults. He previously worked as a secondary English teacher in the Westwood (MA) and Boston Public Schools.
Dr. Seider is the author of Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless (2010), which won the American Educational Research Association’s Moral Development and Education Outstanding Book Award. He is also author of Character Compass: How Powerful School Culture Can Point Students Toward Success (2012) and co-editor of The Engaged Campus: Certificates, Minors, and Majors as the New Community Engagement (2012).
- SED EN506: Curriculum Materials and Teaching Strategies in Teaching English
- SED CT575: General Methods of Instruction
- Seider, S., Huguley, J., & Novick, S.* (in press). College students, diversity and community service learning. Teachers College Record, 115(3).
- Seider, S. (2012). Character Compass: How powerful school culture can point students toward success. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
- Butin, D. & Seider, S. (Eds.) (2012). The engaged campus: Certificates, minors and majors as the new community engagement. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
- Seider, S., Gillmor, S.*, & Rabinowicz, S.* (2012). The impact of community service learning upon the expected political voice of participating college students. Journal of Adolescent Research, 27(1), 44-77.
- Seider, S. & Novick, S.* (2011). Life lessons from the philosophers: A Boston school does its part to close the achievement gap. Educational Leadership, 69(1), 74-78.
- Seider, S., Rabinowicz, S.,* & Gillmor, S.* (2011).The impact of philosophy and theology service-learning experiences on the public service motivation of participating college students. Journal of Higher Education, 82(5), 597-628.
- Davis, K., Christodoulou, J., Seider, S., & Gardner, H. (2011). Multiple intelligences theory. In R. Sternberg & S. Kaufman (Eds.). Cambridge handbook of intelligence (pp. 485-504). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
- Seider, S. (2010). Shelter: Where Harvard meets the homeless. New York, NY: Continuum.
- Seider, S. (April-May, 2009). An educator’s journey towards multiple intelligences. Edutopia, 26-30.
- Presentation on “The role of an ethical philosophy course upon the moral development of urban middle school students,” at American Educational Research Association, April 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Invited Presentation on “Building Student Success through Character Education,’ at Alma del Mar Charter School, March, 2012, New Bedford, MA.
- Presentation on ‘The effect of school-based practices on the social responsibility beliefs of urban adolescents,’ at Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, March, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Invited Presentation on ‘Developing the Ethical Minds of Adolescents,’ at Learning and the Brain: Preparing 21st Century Minds, November, 2011, Boston, MA.