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Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips

Betty.Phillips@asu.edu

Provost Emerita, University Professor, Professor of Psychology
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Mail Code: 7805

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Bio

Elizabeth D. Capaldi Phillips
Provost Emerita, University Professor, and Professor of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth D. Capaldi Phillips is a University Professor and Professor of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She also co-directs the Obesity Solutions Initiative at ASU. From 2006 to 2013 she served as University Provost and Executive Vice President. In this role she provided leadership to all of the Arizona State University's campuses and academic programs fostering excellence in teaching research and service to the community.  Prior to her arrival at ASU, Dr. Capaldi Phillips served as the Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff of The State University of New York.  Dr. Capaldi Phillips served as Provost and Professor of Psychology at the University at Buffalo SUNY prior to moving to Albany. During her tenure the Office of Science Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach was created at UB and sponsored research at UB increased substantially. Of particular note was her work in obtaining $61 million in state funds $20 million in federal funds and over $150 million in corporate and foundation support for a center of excellence in bioinformatics. Dr. Phillips came to the University at Buffalo SUNY from the University of Florida where she served as Provost and Professor of Psychology. At Florida she also played a key role in improving sponsored research and technology transfer and was instrumental in a new student advising system which has been responsible for dramatic improvements in graduation rates at the University of Florida. Born in New York City, she received her bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1965 and her Ph.D. degree in experimental psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969. She has contributed over 75 chapters and articles to the scientific literature, co-authored three editions of an introductory psychology textbook and edited two books on the psychology of eating.  She is a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science (serving as its president in 1999-200), and the Midwestern Psychological Association (serving as its president 1991-92).

Courses

Spring 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AML 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AML 790 Reading and Conference
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 591 Seminar

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 591 Seminar

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 591 Seminar

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