Human Development and Family Studies team to present at national conference

March 19, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Faculty members and graduate students in Penn State's Department of Human Development and Family Studies will present at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting March 19-21 in Philadelphia. This conference provides an opportunity for child development professionals and other researchers to connect and exchange information and ideas.

Human development and family studies faculty who will present at the meeting include:

• Mark T. Greenberg, Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research and professor of human development and psychology
• Scott D. Gest, professor of human development and family studies
• Sy-Miin Chow, associate professor of human development and family studies
• Peter Molenaar, Distinguished Professor of human development and family studies
• Mayra Bamaca-Colbert , assistant professor of human development and family studies
• H. Harrington (Bo) Cleveland, associate professor of human development and family studies
• Ann C. Crouter, Raymond E. and Erin Stuart Shultz Dean of the College of Health and Human Development
• Susan M. McHale, Distinguished Professor of human development and family studies
• Gregory M. Fosco, assistant professor of human development and family studies
• David M. Almeida, professor of human development and family studies
• Lisa Gatze-Kopp, associate professor of human development and family studies
• Douglas M. Teti, department head of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies
• Jennifer Maggs, professor of human development and family studies
• Cynthia Stifter, professor of human development and family studies
• Eva Lefkowitz, associate professor of human development and family studies
• Jennie Noll, professor of human development and family studies

Graduate students include Megan Maas, Hio Wa Mak, Mengya Xia, Jenny Padilla, Bo-Ram Kim, Jonathan Reader, Hye Young Rhee, Mina Shimizu, Emily Waterman, Summer Braun, Kathleen Zadzora, Rachel Abenavoli, Mairin Augustine, Amanda Griffin, Susan Doughty, Peter Kim, Ni Jian, Deirdre Katz, Jacinda Li, Brandon McDaniel, Kameron Moding, Lauren Philbrook and Rose Wesche.

The Society for Research in Child Development is a multidisciplinary, not-for-profit, professional association with a membership of approximately 5,500 researchers, practitioners and human development professionals from more than 50 countries. The purposes of the organization are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development; to foster the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines; and to encourage applications of research findings.

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Last Updated March 20, 2015