Margaret Tresch Owen
Research interests focus primarily on children's relationships with their parents and others who care for them, and how the quality of these relationships nurture children's optimal growth and development.
Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
Degree(s): PhD, University of Michigan, Developmental Psychology, 1981
MA, University of Kansas, Human Development, 1975
BA, Oberlin College, Psychology, 1974
K. Alison Clarke-Stewart, Ph.D.
Research interests include the following: how children's development and psychological well-being are affected by their social environments: effects of mothers' attitudes, knowledge and behavior.
Professor/Professor Emeritus/Research Professor, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California
Degree: Ph.D., Yale University
Primary research interest is the social-emotional development of children. In longitudinal projects that follow children from infancy to middle childhood, she investigates early experiences in various situations.
Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington
Degree(s): PhD, Ohio State University, Psychology-Experimental: Major – Animal Behavior, Minor – Statistics, 1974
MA, Ohio State University, Experimental Psychology, 1971
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, Psychology, 1970
Deborah Lowe Vandell
Research focuses on the effects of developmental contexts (early child care, K-12 schools, after-school programs, families) on children's social, behavioral, and academic functioning.
Affiliate Faculty, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine
Professor, School of Education, University of California Irvine
Degree(s): PhD, Boston University, Psychology, 1977
EdM, Harvard University, Human Development, 1972
BA, Rice University, Psychology, 1971
Child care and early childhood education. Education policy. Parenting. Poverty. Behavior genetics theory.
Academic Dean/Gerald S. Lesser Professor/Professor Emeritus, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University (Last Known)
Degree(s): PhD, Yale University, Developmental Psychology, 1982
MS, Yale University, Developmental Psychology, 1979
BS, Tufts University, Psychology, 1977