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Kimberly Florence, Ph.D.

Kimberly Florence is a lecturer on college success and psychology at Nevada State. Born in Southern Nevada, she graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s and doctorate degrees in Higher Education. Dr. Florence worked as a Zoom Reading Tutor at Title I schools in the Clark County School District (CCSD) and as a college success instructor for CCSD, UNLV, and the College of Southern Nevada (CSN). Also, she has worked as a coordinator for diversity and community engagement initiatives at Nevada State.

Research Interests: Her research interests include student learning and development, college success, first-generation students, motivation, self-regulated learning, and the social-cultural and positive psychological influences on college learning outcomes.

Courses taught: ALS 101N College Success, PSY 101 General Psychology, PSY 307 Educational Psychology, PSY 490 Capstone in Psychology

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