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California State University Fullerton
Department of Child and Adolescent Studies

Dr. Ioakim BoutakidisIoakim Boutakidis , Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Office: EC574
Telephone: (657) 278-8562
Email: iboutakidis@fullerton.edu

Curriculum Vitae





Courses Taught

CAS 300- Elements of Effective Professional Communication
CAS 301- Inquiry & Developmental Methods
CAS 325B- Development: Age 9 through Adolescence
CAS 340- Parenting in the 21st Century
CAS 490T- Senior Seminar in Child Development: Culture & Ethnicity in Development


Dr. Boutakidis is an Associate Professor, having received his Ph.D. in psychology from University of California, Riverside. 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-represented youth. His current work extends this line to college students, with a special focus on efforts to reduce achievement gaps, and he continues his on-going involvement in program assessment and High Impact Practices within the university.

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