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Dr. Lynne Vallone

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Sarada Balagopalan

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Dr. Susan Miller

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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 ...

Spring 2015 Newsletters

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Dr. Kate Cairns interviewed on Slate parenting podcast

Dr. Kate Cairns’s research on the “organic child” was featured on Slate’s parenting podcast, “Mom and Dad are Fighting”.

Posted at 10:49 a.m. July 30, 2015, in News

Applications now being accepted for Ph.D. and MA programs. Ph.D. application deadline: January 10, 2016.

Initiated in 2007 and founded with a multidisciplinary sensibility, the Childhood Studies program puts the issues, concepts and debates surrounding the study of children and childhoods at the center of its research, teaching and outreach missions.Students in the program pursue a wide range of research projects, engage in critical dialogue and actively shape the field … Read more …

Posted at 11:44 a.m. July 20, 2015, in News

Dan Cook co-edited (with J. Michael Ryan) the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumers and Consumption

Dan Cook co-edited (with J. Michael Ryan) the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumers and Consumption, a one-volume reference work consisting of entries addressing commercial life historically and transnationally.

Posted at 11:38 a.m. July 20, 2015, in News

New Article by Dr. Meredith Bak published in “Film History”

Dr. Meredith Bak’s article on children’s magic lantern shows and nineteenth-century home entertainment is now available in the journal “Film History.” 

Posted at 10:12 a.m. May 4, 2015, in News

Announcing the 2015-16 David K. Sengstack Award Recipients

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, Camden, is delighted to announce the selection of Brandi Venable and Jamie Dunaev as the 2015-16 David K. Sengstack Graduate Fellows. These doctoral candidates were selected as Sengstack Fellows based on their outstanding academic work and leadership within the Department of Childhood Studies.Brandi’s dissertation explores representations of … Read more …

Posted at 9:14 a.m. April 30, 2015, in News

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Marsh-Gillette Fellows

Congratulations go out to Ellen Malven and Theresa Murzyn, recipients of the 2015-2016 Marsh-Gillette Fellowships in Childhood Studies. These doctoral candidates were selected as Marsh-Gillette Fellows on the basis of their dissertation research.  Ellen’s research explores adolescent perspectives of consumerism and environmentalism at both an environmental charter high school and an arts high school.  Her … Read more …

Posted at 9:14 a.m. April 30, 2015, in News