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

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 of Yvonne Pulliam Receives Outstanding Senior Award in Childhood Studies

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 of Childhood Studies Welcomes Three New Faculty Members in 2014

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 of Childhood Studies Graduates First PhDs in the field in North America

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 of Announcing the 2013-2014 David K. Sengstack Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Marsh-Gillette Fellows

Congratulations go out to Vibiana Bowman-Cvetkovic and Cynthia Maurer, recipients of the 2013-2104 Marsh-Gillette Fellowships in Childhood Studies. These doctoral candidates were selected as Marsh-Gillette Fellows on the basis of their dissertation research.  Vibiana studies the early years of independent children’s television in Philadelphia with a focus on analyzing how the charismatic show hosts, sponsorship … Read more of Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Marsh-Gillette Fellows