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Camden, NJ 08102
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Department Chair
Dr. Lynne Vallone

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Sarada Balagopalan

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Susan Miller

Spring 2014 Newsletters

Student Spotlight

We R Rutgers-Camden: Rachel Johnson-Walsh

Rachel Johnson-Walsh"I consider myself unbelievably fortunate to have a respected university such as Rutgers-Camden, which attracts students from all over the world, within commuting distance of my parents’ home." Read more ...

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New article by Dr. Kate Cairns published in Gender and Education.

Dr. Kate Cairns recently published an article in Gender and Education entitled “Both here and elsewhere: Rural girls’ contradictory visions of the future.” Drawing upon ethnographic research in a rural elementary school in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Cairns brings an analysis of place to debates about gendered subjectivity formation. The article is part of a special … Read more …

Posted at 8:34 a.m. Aug. 29, 2014, in News

Eva Lupold recently accepted for publication in Girlhood Studies 7.2 (Winter 2014)

Eva Lupold publication Girlhood Studies 7.2

Eva’s article, “Adolescence in Action: Screening Narratives of Girl Killers,” argues that action-adventure films featuring tween and teenage girls are becoming increasingly popular due to cultural anxieties over changes in nuclear family structures, as well as recent shifts in cultural attitudes towards girlhood sexuality and aggression. Her essay also analyzes why it might be regressive … Read more …

Posted at 3:03 p.m. Aug. 14, 2014, in News

Yvonne Pulliam Receives Outstanding Senior Award in Childhood Studies

Congratulations to Yvonne Pulliam, who received the 2013-2014 Outstanding Senior Award in Childhood Studies! About the Outstanding Senior Award in Childhood Studies The Outstanding Senior Award in Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, Camden, recognizes the Childhood Studies graduating senior who best exemplifies the spirit of scholarship and community commitment that the study of children and childhood … Read more …

Posted at 9:43 a.m. April 3, 2014, in News

Childhood Studies Welcomes Three New Faculty Members in 2014

The Department of Childhood Studies proudly welcomes three new faculty members: Sarada Balagopalan, PhD Ph.D. in International Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, New York University. Dr. Balagopalan joins the department as Associate Professor from the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi. Her work on postcolonial childhoods foregrounds the tension between children’s work and schooling as … Read more …

Posted at 3:24 p.m. March 24, 2014, in News