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Tamara O. Gordeeva

  • Tamara O. Gordeeva has been at HSE since 2014.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2013

    Doctor of Sciences* in Pedagogical Psychology

  • 2007
    Associate Professor
  • 1993

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Pedagogical Psychology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1991

    Doctoral programme in Psychology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1987

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Student Term / Thesis Papers


  • 2018
    SPSP Annual Convention (Атланта). Presentation: Self-Esteem Motivation: Examining its Place in Self-Determination Continuum
  • Качество жизни в условиях глобальной трансформации человечества (Томск). Presentation: Happiness and LIfe Satisfaction in Contemporary Russia
  • Деятельностный подход к образованию в цифровом обществе (Москва). Presentation: ДЕЯТЕЛЬНОСТНЫЙ ПОДХОД К ОБУЧЕНИЮ: ТЕОРИЯ И ИССЛЕДОВАНИЯ СОВРЕМЕННЫХ ОБРАЗОВАТЕЛЬНЫХ ПРАКТИК

  • Happiness beyond well-being (Москва). Presentation: Pathways to Well-being: Optimistic Attributional Style as Mediator of the Effect of Basic Psychological Needs
  • Happiness beyond well-being (Москва). Presentation: Savoring the Moment is a Predictor of Subjective Happiness, Mental Well-being and Life Satisfaction in Russian sample
  • 2017
    Форум психологов России (Казань). Presentation: Диспозиционный оптимизм и оптимистический атрибутивный стиль: специфика связей с благополучием и успешностью
  • Self Ninth Self Biennial International Conference (Мельбурн). Presentation: Self-esteem Motivation: Examining its Benefits and Costs in Academic Domain
  • Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology (Монреаль). Presentation: Linking attributional style to well-being and academic performance: explanations of positive events matter more than explanations of the negative events
  • Счастье и субъективное благополучие: современные подходы (Петропавловск-Камчатский). Presentation: Оптимизм как дорога к счастью: всегда ли полезно быть оптимистом?
  • 2016
    8th European Conference on Positive Psychology (Анже). Presentation: Consequences of hiding one's happiness for well-being: the role of culture
  • 6th International Conference on self-determination theory (Виктория). Presentation: A person-oriented analysis of academic motivation: motivational profiles in successful high school and university students

  • Психология мотивации в современных социальных контекстах (ТОмск). Presentation: Новые подходы к мотивации и ее измерению.
  • 2015
    Culture in society, between groups and across generations (Москва). Presentation: Responsibility, Freedom, Trust and Subjective Well-being in Russia and the U.S.: the Functional and Happiness Benefits of Taking Responsibility
  • Fourth World Congress on Positive Psychology (Lake Buena Vista, Florida). Presentation: The Functional and Happiness Benefits of Taking Responsibility: Greater in Russia than the U.S.
  • Современная психодиагностика России. Преодоление кризиса. III Всероссийская конференция по психологической диагностике (Челябинск). Presentation: Разработка русскоязычной версии краткой шкалы самоконтроля
  • 2014

    International conference on Motivation Passion to Learn (Хельсинки). Presentation: Unpacking passion to learn: three facets of intrinsic motivation












Article Khramtsova I., Saarnio D., Gordeeva T. O., Williams K. Happiness, Life satisfaction, and Depression in College Students: Relations with Student Behaviors and Attitudes // American Journal of Psychological Research. 2007. Vol. 3. No. 1. P. 8-16.


Book Гордеева Т. О. Психология мотивации достижения. Смысл, Academia, 2006.


Article Stetsenko A., LIttle T. D., Gordeeva T., Grasshof M., Oettingen G. Gender effects in children's beliefs about school performance: A cross-cultural study // Child Development. 2000. Vol. 71. No. 2. P. 517-527.


Article Sternberg R., Gordeeva T. O. The anatomy of impact: What makes an article influential? // Psychological Science. 1996. Vol. 8. P. 69-75.

Employment history

Associate Professor (9/2000 – present) Moscow State University Department of Educational Psychology

     Leading Research Scientist (4/2014- present) Higher School of Economics, National Research Institute, International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation, Moscow, 0,25  position

    Deputy dean for international affairs (2004 – 2005) Moscow State University, Department of Psychology,

     Research Scientist (4/93 - 9/2000): Moscow State University Department of Educational Psychology

    Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow (10/93—12/94): Yale University Department of Psychology, Robert Sternberg’s Lab

    Research Associate (1/92—3/93): Moscow State University Department of Educational Psychology