Article first published online: 20 FEB 2013
© 2013 The Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development
Volume 78, Issue 1, pages 157–158, February 2013
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(2013), CONTRIBUTORS. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 78: 157–158. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5834.2012.00709.x
- Issue published online: 20 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 20 FEB 2013
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D. is the Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education at Teachers College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, and she directs the National Center for Children and Families (www.policyforchildren.org). She is interested in environmental, biological, and psychological factors that contribute to children's well-being. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and the National Academy of Education. She has received the policy award from SRCD and was co-editor of their Social Policy Report.
Rachel Chazan-Cohen, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Psychology at George Mason University. Previously, she was the coordinator of infant and toddler research in the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She is particularly interested in the biological, relational, and environmental factors influencing the development of at-risk children, and most especially, on the creation, evaluation, and refinement of intervention programs for families with infants and toddlers.
Richard A. Faldowski, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His work includes dual emphases on research design and quantitative analysis of longitudinal evaluations of intervention programs, as well as the use of empirical findings to improve treatment and prevention program practice. Of particular importance, within these interests, are programs and services for children and families placed at risk by health, poverty, abuse, and other psychosocial circumstances.
Ellen Eliason Kisker, Ph.D., is President and Managing Partner of Twin Peaks Partners, LLC. She provides research and technical support for rigorous evaluations of education and human services programs, particularly those serving young children and their families. She played a key role in designing and conducting the national evaluation of Early Head Start, has served as a principal investigator leading the review of the effectiveness of early childhood education interventions and the review of early childhood education interventions for children with disabilities for the What Works Clearinghouse, and is currently providing analytical and technical support for research being conducted by several Regional Educational Labs.
Mary Maguire Klute, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Evaluation at the Buechner Institute for Governance in the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado, Denver. Her research interests include the examination of preventive interventions to support children's social and emotional development and school readiness, with a focus on children living in poverty. Much of her current work also focuses on how early childhood education programs can use data for quality improvement.
John M. Love, Ph.D., retired as senior fellow at Mathematica Policy Research in 2010 and now provides consultation on program evaluation and early childhood policy issues to state and county agencies. He is president of the Ashland Institute for Early Childhood Science and Policy. In addition to directing the Early Head Start national evaluation contract from his inception, he has studied Head Start, preschool, and child care programs since the early 1970s.
Anne Martin, Dr.P.H., is Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on disadvantaged young children and their home and child care environments.
Helen Raikes, Ph.D., is Willa Cather Professor and Professor, Child, Youth and Family Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research has focused on infants, toddlers and preschool age children at greatest risk, early language and social emotional development, and on parenting with an emphasis on understanding influences on the developmental trajectories of vulnerable children that are amenable to intervention. Another strand of research focuses on state and federal programs and policies that affect young children's developmental outcomes. She was a SRCD Social Policy Fellow at the Administration on Children, Youth and Families when the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Study began.
Cheri A. Vogel, Ph.D., is a Senior Researcher at Mathematica Policy Research. Her work focuses on early childhood education and programs that serve young children and their families. She has been involved in many aspects of research in Early Head Start and currently leads the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES). Her interests include evaluation of early childhood education programs and developing and adapting infant/toddler measures for use in large-scale research projects.