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Frederick L. Coolidge received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Florida. He completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He has been awarded three Fulbright Fellowships to India (1987, 1992, and 2005). He has also won three teaching awards at the University of Colorado (1984, 1987, and 1992), including the lifetime title of University of Colorado Presidential Teaching Scholar. In 2005, he received the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences’ Outstanding Research and Creative Works award.
Professor Coolidge conducts research in behavior genetics and has established the strong heritability of gender identity and gender identity disorder. He has published this work and others in Behavior Genetics, Developmental Neuropsychology, and Journal of Personality Disorders. He also conducts research in lifespan personality assessment and has established the reliability of posthumous personality evaluations including his grandmother and Adolf Hitler. He has published this work in Journal of Clinical Geropsychology and Military Psychology. Professor Coolidge also applies cognitive models of thinking and language to explain evolutionary changes in the archaeological record and has published this work in the Cambridge Archaeological Journal, Journal of Human Evolution, and the Journal of Anthropological Research.
Professor Coolidge’s hobbies include reading, traveling, collecting, mountain-biking, playing in a rock band, and grandfathering.


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Mathematical statistics -- Textbooks.