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Dr. Lynne Vallone

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Dr. Sarada Balagopalan

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Susan Miller

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Graduate Placement News: Where are they now?

Recent recipients of MA and PhD degrees from Childhood Studies give us an update on what they are doing now. Omari Baye (MA, Childhood Studies, 2011) works in Philadelphia as family therapist with children and families deemed at risk for placement/incarceration or children returning home from such placements. Clinton Connor (MA Childhood Studies, 2012) serves … Read more …

Posted at 9:28 a.m. Oct. 1, 2014, in News

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