Omid Fotuhi

Contractor for WGU
Western Governors University

Dr. Omid Fotuhi currently holds an appointment as a Research Associate in the Learning and Research Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh, and as a consulting researcher for Western Governors University. As part of his mission to scale proven interventions and to disseminate practical insights from psychological research, Dr. Fotuhi is the Director of the Stanford Interventions Lab—a collaborative of researchers committed to the development and evaluation of psychological interventions to improve academic outcomes. Dr. Fotuhi is also the CEO and founder of Adaptive Mindsets, and strategy consulting organization committed to applying and scaling empirically validated research strategies to real-world environments. Much of Dr. Fotuhi’s work and research has focused on identifying obstacles to motivation and persistence, and creating carefully designed psychological interventions to improve important life outcomes in a range of domains, including health, sports performance, and academic success.

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