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Judith Stevens-Long
Judith Stevens-Long, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Human & Organizational Development 
Santa Barbara, CA

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971

MA, UCLA, 1968

BA UCLA, 1966 Psychology

Areas of Instruction:

  • Adult development
  • Graduate level writing
  • Human Development
  • Adult Learning
  • Personality Development
  • Paradigmatic thinking in Developmental Psychology
  • Group Process

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Adult Development
  • Personality in Adulthood
  • Ego Development
  • Graduate Study and Adult Development
  • Group Process

Professional Memberships:

  • Society for Research in Adult Development (co-chair).

Honors and Awards:

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • U.S.P.S. Fellowship in Psychology, 1969
  • Outstanding Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma, 1993


  • Stevens-Long, J.; Schapiro, S. & McClintock, C. (2012). Passionate Scholars: Transformative Learning in Doctoral Education, Adult Education Quarterly, vol. 62. Issue 2 May 2012 pp. 180 - 198.
  • Stevens-Long, J. (2011). The prism self revisited in Pfaffenberger, A.H.; Marko, P.W. % Combs, A. The Postconventional Personality, p.221-234. NY: SUNY University Press.
  • Stevens-Long, J. & Barner, R. (2011) Advanced avenues in adult development and learning: The role of doctoral study. In C. Hoare (Ed.). Handbook of Adult Development and Learning (pp.455-475). NY: Oxford University Press.

Professional Experience:

  • Doctoral Faculty Member
  • Director, M.A. in Organizational Management and Development
  • Associate Dean for Doctoral Curriculum
  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Other Professional Activities:

  • Principal, Stevens-Long and Hamabata, Educational designers.
  • Associate Editor of The Journal of Adult Development.
  • Associate chair, Department of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles, 1975-1990
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, California State University, Lost Angeles, 1971-1991
  • Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma, 1991-1994
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