Author Profile: Edmund W. Gordon

Author Profile: Edmund W. Gordon also known as Dr. Edmund W. Gordon is an author and professor.

Name: Edmund W. Gordon

Timeline:

The Invention of Angela Carter: Biography is his well known books.

Edmund Gordon’s scholarly contributions include nearly 200 publications. Gordon’s publications include 15 books, more than 175 articles and monographs.

Background: Edmund Gordon was born on 13th June 1921 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States. He is 98 years old. Professor Edmund Gordon career involves being an editor, minister, author, professional practice, research scientist, counselling and clinical psychologist and professor.

Edmund Gordon received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Social Ethics in Divinity from Howard University. He received the Master of Arts degree in Social Psychology from the American University. He got his Doctor of Education degree in child development and guidance from Teachers College, Columbia University. Besides this he received the Doctor of Humane Letters degree (honorary) from Brown University and Yeshiva University. He was awarded the Masters of Arts degree (honorary) from Yale University.

His wife Dr. Susan Gitt Gordon is a pediatrician who has practiced medicine for more than 60 years. His family includes 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Genre: Edmund Gordon is primarily keen in the development of African-American students who underwent odds and difficulties to become better achievers. His research areas include improving academic achievement quality in diverse learners and researching on diverse characteristics of human beings and pedagogy.

Investing through various projects, institutional, ecological and personal factors associated with academic achievements at high levels amongst ethnic minority students is his research study, currently.

Literary Contributions: To serve African Diaspora, Edmund Gordon and his wife have co-founded the CEJJES Institute in Pomona, New York on route NY 45 in Rockland Country, New York. As a psychology professor, his influence on social policy, education, contemporary thinking in psychology and implications of his work for schooling of children of colour and youth of lower status in America, has been tremendous.

Unique Stylistic Features: Edmund Gordon was awarded the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) o 28th June 2010, “Relating Research to Practice Award”. In 2011 he was awarded the Dr. John Hope Franklin Award as preeminent scholar of African-American studies. The award was presented to him at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education, from Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2017.

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