single faculty member

  • Moshe Zeidner
  • Psychology - B.A. Program
  • zeidner@edu.haifa.ac.il
  • *Personality and individual differences

    *Stress, anxiety, and coping

    *Positive Psychology

    *Motivations and emotions

    *Psychological and educational measurement

  • Moshe Zeidner is Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology and Human Development at the University of Haifa, Israel and Professor of Psychology at Tel-Hai Academic College. He held the position of Dean of Research at the University of Haifa from 2000 to 2005. His main fields of interest are in the area of human emotions, personality and individual differences (with particular concern for the interface of personality and intelligence, emotional intelligence, positive psychology, and the stress, anxiety, and coping process), and psychoeducational assessment. He is currently Series Editor (along with Donald H. Saklofske) of the Springer book series on Human Exceptionality. He is the author or co-editor of 10 books and author of over 250 scientific papers and chapters. He was the founding Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Research on Emotions and is Scientific Director of the Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research in Personality and Emotion. He held temporary visiting academic positions in both the U.S. ( Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Stanford, UC-San Diego) and in Europe (Oxford, Leiden, Regensburg, Charles). He received the 'Lifetime achievement award' for outstanding contribution to stress and anxiety research at the meeting of the Society for Stress and Anxiety Research in July, 2003, Lisbon, Portugal. His book, Emotional Intelligence: Science and Myth (MIT Press, 2002, with G. Matthews & Rick Roberts) received an award from the US Society for Academic Book Publishers for the year 2003. His co-authored book on What We Know About Emotional Intelligence received the PROSE award for 2009.

  • Educational Psychology, Gifted Students, Positive Psychology

    1. Courses taught in recent years

    Title               

    Year         

    Type              

    Level

    Educational Testing

     1989-present         

    Lecture

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    Anxiety: Theory and Research

    1990-present        

     Research Seminar            

    Undergraduate and Research

    Models of  Stress and Coping

    1990-present    

     Research Seminar          

    Undergraduate

    Stress, Anxiety, and Coping: Theory and Research

    1990-present  

     Research Seminar   

    Undergraduate

    Intelligence: Theory, Research, Assessment

     1990, 1993         

     Research Seminar   

    Graduate

    Personality and Intelligence

    1996 , 1998        

    Research Seminar   

    Doctoral Level

    Emotional Intelligence : Theory, Research, Applications            

     

    2006 to present       

     

    Research Seminar

                      Undergraduate   

    Emotions: Theory and                 Research

     

     

    2007

    Research Seminar

    Undergraduate—Honors Students  

     

    Brain and Behavior                   

                         2008                 

        Lecture                        

     Undergraduate                  

     

    Advances in Research on Brain and Behavior

                         2009                 

        Seminar                      

         Graduate          

     

    Adult Psychology                

                         2009                 

        Seminar                      

         Graduate          

    Positive Psychology                         2010                            Seminar                  Undergraduate

     

    Research Methods                          2012                                Seminar              Doctoral  Students

    Psychology of Happiness                 2012                              Course                Undergraduate

    Measurement/Test Theory               2016                               Course                Graduate

    1. Recipient of Award for Lifelong Contribution to Stress, Anxiety and Coping Research, awarded by the Society of Stress and Anxiety Research, Lisbon, Portugal, July, 2003.
    2. Honorable Mention by the American Academic Publishing Society for publication of Emotional Intelligence: Science and Myth. (MIT Press, 2002).
    3. Referenced in the 2009 and 2012 version of "Who's Who in the World."
    4. American Association of Publishers professional award for scholarly excellence (PROSE) for the outstanding book on Biomedicine and Neuroscience for 2009 (What we know about emotional intelligence).
    1. Research grant (1989) from the Research and Development Department of Consulting Psychologists Press (Palo Alto, CA, 1990) for investigation of key correlates of individual differences in coping resources.
    2. Research Grant (1992) for studying psychometric characteristics of teacher’s grading procedures.
    3. Six intramural grants (1987-1992) from the Research Committee of the Faculty of Education, University of Haifa
    4. Research Grant from Center of Educational Administration of the University of Haifa, to study "Perceptions of Grading Practices in Teachers and Students" (1992).
    5. Grant from the Council for higher Education ('Vatat') to prepare bi-national research proposal on "Speed of Information” (1994)
    6. Receipt of special award grant from the Research Authority of University of Haifa to prepare proposal on "Evacuation Stress." (1995)
    7. Grant from the Council for Higher Education (‘Vat at’) to acquire physiograph for research on anxiety (1996).
    8. Three-year competitive research grant (for the period of 1996-1998) from the Ministry of Science to study “Reactions of Youth to Uncertainty on the Golan” {75,000 shekels, per year}
    9. Two- year competitive grant (for the period of 1996-1998) from the Ford Foundation to test a “Transactional Model of Stress and Coping”  {25, 000 dollars}
    10. One-year grant (100,000 shekels) from Ministry of Science to study “Stress and Coping among children on the Golan”
    11. Two- year competitive grant ( for the period of 2002-2004) from the Ford  Foundation to  study “Emotional intelligence and coping with stress” {17, 000 dollars}
    12. Grant from Army Research Institute and ETS ($100,000) to organize international conference on “Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns,” with Rick Roberts, Pat Kyllonen, and Gerald Matthews, November 2003, ETS.
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