Monday, Nov 3
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (Columbia University)
04/14/2014, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.
Dr. Brooks-Gunn is Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Co-director, National Center for Children and Families; Co-director, Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy.
Her current scholarly interests include: Child and family policy and programs; Early childhood interventions and education; Adolescent transitions and development; Neighborhoods, communities and poverty; Growing up female; Design implementation and analyses of large, national, long-term follow-up studies of children, youth, and families (current studies include: Fragile Families, Child Well-Being Study, Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, Early Head Start).