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Spring 2014 Newsletters

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Camden, NJ 08102

Department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Lynne Vallone

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Dr. Susan Miller

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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

Applications now being accepted for Ph.D. and MA programs. Ph.D. application deadline: January 5, 2015. Funding available.

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 … Read more …

Posted at 11:08 a.m. June 7, 2013, in News

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. June 7, 2013, in News

Childhood Studies Graduates First PhDs in the field in North America

In May 2013, the Department graduated its first Ph.D. students—Marla Wander, Lara Saguisag and Deb Valentine. These “pioneers” of childhood studies represent the leading edge of an exciting and dynamic field. Marla’s research investigates the health decision making process among a adolescents, parents and physicians regarding optional vaccination for preventing HPV infections that cause adult cancers. … Read more …

Posted at 11:08 a.m. June 5, 2013, in News

Announcing the 2013-2014 David K. Sengstack Award Recipients

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, Camden, is delighted to announce the selection of to Ines Meier, Marcus Woods and Martin Woodside  as the 2013- 2014 David K. Sengstack Graduate Fellow. These doctoral candidates were selected as Sengstack Fellows based on their outstanding academic work and leadership within the Department of Childhood Studies. … Read more …

Posted at 11:08 a.m. June 5, 2013, in News