Congratulations to Ellen Malven and Abigail Todhunter-Reid winners of the David K. Sengstack Fellowship for 2016-17

Ellen Malven’s research which is tentatively titled “Adolescents, Media, and the Consumer-Environmental Connection”—has three primary goals:  1) to identify potential relationships between adolescents’ consumer and environmental attitudes and behaviors, 2) to explore adolescents’ perceptions of framing and persuasive tactics in media and advertisements focused on consumerism and environmentalism, and 3) to identify potential relationships between … Read more Congratulations to Ellen Malven and Abigail Todhunter-Reid winners of the David K. Sengstack Fellowship for 2016-17

Congratulations to Eva Lupold the Marsh-Gillette Fellow for 2016-17

Eva Lupold’s dissertation adopts an interdisciplinary approach that bridges disability studies, girlhood studies, and media studies.  The project examines discourses surrounding disabled girlhoods that circulate in mass media which are constructed by adult “authorities,” as well as the way that disabled girls negotiate such discourses in online platforms.  Using Foucauldian Discourse Analysis, Eva assesses the … Read more Congratulations to Eva Lupold the Marsh-Gillette Fellow for 2016-17

2015-2016 Outstanding Graduating Senior Winners!

The department of Childhood Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015-2016 Outstanding Graduating Senior award: Ndidiamaka Onwudinjo and Darnell Williams. Congratulations!”

The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Dr. Wenhua Lu

The Department of Childhood Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. Wenhua Lu as a new assistant professor Childhood Studies beginning September 1, 2016.  Dr. Lu is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University.  She earned her Ph.D. in Health Education from Texas A&M University in 2014.  … Read more The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Dr. Wenhua Lu

New chapter by Kate Cairns: “Morality and Relationality in Children’s Foodscapes”

Kate Cairns has published a new chapter in Volume 4 of Geographies of Children and Young People, edited by Nancy Worth, Claire Dwyer and Tracy Skelton (Springer). Reviewing key scholarship on childhood, food, and subjectivity, the chapter examines three sites within children and young people’s foodscapes: family food, school food, and fast food.