Angela Duckworth

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Angela Lee Duckworth
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Duckworth in 2013
Born 1969/1970 (age 44–45)[1]
Nationality Chinese American
Fields psychology
Alma mater Harvard University (1992);
University of Oxford (1996);
University of Pennsylvania (2006)
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship

Angela Lee Duckworth (born 1969 or 1970[1]) is an American psychologist. She won a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship.[1] She is associated with the study of the psychological trait known as grit.


Duckworth graduated from Harvard University in 1992 with a B.A. in Neurobiology, from the University of Oxford in 1996 with an masters degree, and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 with a Ph.D. in Psychology.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Angela Duckworth". MacArthur Foundation. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2013-11-07. Age: 43 
  2. ^ "Angela Duckworth". University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychology. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 

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