Expertise
The foundation for a person’s growth, learning, and health across the life cycle is laid during the earliest years of life. Thus, my teaching, research, and outreach activities have focused on the competencies adults bring to their roles as parents, teachers, and caregivers of children during their first five years.
Communities
Human Development
Degrees
PhD, Washington State University, Individualized Interdisciplinary, 1993
MA, Washington State University, Child and Family Studies, 1989
BA, University of Illinois , Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1977
Keywords
early childhood education sociology of the family family early childhood development parent education community services human development
Associations
Society for Research in Child Development
National Council on Family Relations