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Ioakim Boutakidis

Ioakim Boutakidis

Academy Director




Dr. Boutakidis is Chair and Professor of Child and Adolescent Studies. He has previously served as Associate Dean of Student Success and Faculty Fellow of Student Success for the College of Health and Human Development, and currently serves as Chair of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness and Vice-Chair of the Institutional Review Board. His research has focused on cultural processes, such as ethnic identity and acculturation, and their associations to adolescent adjustment outcomes. More recently, his work has examined the role of engagement, motivation, and theory of mind in academic achievement outcomes for historically under-served students. His current work extends this line to college students, with a special focus on efforts to reduce equity gaps in college student populations.


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