Kathryn L. Humphreys

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

A clinical psychologist with expertise in infant mental health.

tender age detainment centers Infants and Toddlers Orphanages Parent child separations Migrant Youth

Maureen Conroy

Professor/Co-Director · University of Florida

Maureen Conroy is recognized for her research on interventions for young children with social and behavioral challenges.

Early Intervention Evaluation and Assessment Social and Behavioral Interventions Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Studies Special Education

Claire Vallotton

Associate Professor of Child Development · Michigan State University

An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills

Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development

Corinne Catalano, Ph.D., IMH-E

Associate Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist with a focus on Inclusive Education

Teacher Preparation and Development Developmental Approaches to Autism Infant Mental Health Inclusive Education

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Martha Buell

Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Research focuses on policies related to early childhood care and education.

Teacher Education Teacher Development Literacy Development Early Childhood Education Childcare

Stephen Hernandez

Associate Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Stephen Hernandez is a specialist in teacher certification, special education and early childhood special education.

Collaboration Special Education Teacher Certification Early Childhood Special Education

Roberta Golinkoff

Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair and Professor · University of Delaware

Prof. Golinkoff studies language development, playful learning, effects of media on children, spatial development, and applying her science.

Early Childhood Education Early Spatial Development Playful Learning Benefits of Play Effects of Media on Children

Shayne Piasta

Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University

Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.

Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy

Jan Lacina

Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education | Senior Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies and Strategic Partnerships · Texas Christian University

Dr. Lacina's teaching and research interests focus on literacy leadership, children's literature, and early childhood teacher preparation.

Teacher Education Children's Literature Literacy Leadership Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Gerard Costa, Ph.D.

Associate Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Committed to professional "formation" in student development, with emphasis on "ways of knowing", "ways of doing" and "ways of being."

Infant Mental Health Developmental Approaches to Autism Impact of Exposure to Trauma and Violence on Children Interpersonal Neurobiology Professional Formation (Development/Education)

Patricia Snyder

Professor/Chair/Director · University of Florida

Patricia Snyder is regarded for developing, validating and evaluating early interventions for children with or at risk for disabilities

Early Childhood Education

Nina Newman, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the Infant & Early Childhood Development Program

How Human Behavior is Formed and Impacted By the Interactional Influences of Biology Cognition and Social/Emotional Factors Psychiatric and Cognitive Problems After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Executive Functions Learning and Attention Disorders Education and Educational Leadership

Melissa Melough

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Nutrition Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Melough studies the interrelationships of nutritional and environmental factors influencing human health.

Nutrition Epidemiology Public Health Molecular Epidemiology Cancer Epidemiology

Sarah Douglas

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Expertise in early childhood special education, augmentative and alternative communication, and paraeducators

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Developmental Disabilities Early Intervention Autism Early Childhood Special Education

Joshua D. Feder, MD

Affiliate Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Senior Expert, Early Years. Clinical practice, teaching, research, advocacy, and tech development.

Clinical Child and Family Psychiatry Developmental and Learning Challenges Research in Relationship Based Interventions Peace Building in Conflict Zones Reflective Practice

Nora A. Murphy

Professor of Psychology | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interpersonal and Intergroup Processes Personality Nonverbal Communication and Personal Perception SPSS Meta-Analysis

Herman Knopf

Senior Research Scientist · University of Florida

Herman Knopf researches child care accessibility and parent selection of child care.

Early Childhood Education

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Gary T. Henry

Dean, College of Education and Human Development; Professor, Education · University of Delaware

Prof. Henry specializes in education policy, educational evaluation, educator labor markets, and quantitative research methods.

Education Policy Educational Evaluation Educator Labor Markets Quantitative Research Methods