Fairfid Monsalvatge Caudle, PhD

Fairfid Caudle

Title: Psychology Professor (Retired)
Company:  The City University of New York
Location:  New York, New York, United States

Fairfid Monsalvatge Caudle, PhD, retired psychology professor formerly of the City University of New York, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychology and higher education.

As someone who has been as passionate about learning as she has been about teaching, it is no surprise to colleagues and former students that Dr. Caudle has met with tremendous success in her career. Her longevity in the field has been driven by her work ethic, curiosity and the fact that she was fortunate to “do what she loved” for more than four decades. Now retired, she dedicated many years to The City University of New York. She began her tenure there in 1975 as an assistant professor of psychology. After six years in this role, she progressed to the associate professor level, where she continued delivering exceptional teaching for a decade. Dr. Caudle then became a full-time professor of psychology for the university, where she remained until retiring in 2011. Prior to joining The City University of New York, Dr. Caudle has already established a reputation of excellence in higher education through prominent roles including instructor at Richmond College, director of the educational services program at Responsive Environments Corps, research scientist at the Institute of Developmental Studies and research assistant for the Institute of Developmental Studies.

Dr. Caudle is highly regarded by her peers for the work that she has done in her professional community. She is a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and maintains memberships with key industry organizations including the American Psychological Association and Phi Beta Kappa, which is among the oldest academic honor societies in the United States focused on advocating excellence in liberal arts and sciences. In recognition of her professional accomplishments, Dr. Caudle was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded to her by the City University of New York in 2007. She also was the recipient of a companion award from the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Dolphin Award for Outstanding Service. To share her expertise, Dr. Caudle has contributed chapters to textbooks in the field of psychology in academia. She has also published articles in professional journals.

Dr. Caudle’s success is supported by her education, which includes a PhD from the New School for Social Research in New York, New York. She achieved this degree after earning a Master of Arts from the same university, as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University. Dr. Caudle has been a licensed psychologist in the State of New York since 1979. As she looks to the future, Dr. Caudle intends to enjoy her well-deserved retirement by indulging in her favorite activities, which include playing the clarinet and alto clarinet, singing, going to the theater and traveling.

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