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

Stephen Bernardini and Matthew Prickett named the 2012-2013 David K. Sengstack Graduate Fellows

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, Camden, is delighted to announce the selection of Steve Bernardini and Matthew Prickett, doctoral candidate in childhood studies, as the 2012- 2013 David K. Sengstack Graduate Fellow.  Stephen Bernardini and Matthew Prickett were selected as the next Sengstack Fellows based on their outstanding academic work and leadership … Read more of Stephen Bernardini and Matthew Prickett named the 2012-2013 David K. Sengstack Graduate Fellows

Faculty in the News

12/13/11 Philadelphia Tribune   Dr. Dan Cook (associate professor, CFAS-childhood studies) offered expert perspective on matters related to child labor during an interview that appeared in the Philadelphia Tribune, the nation’s oldest African American newspaper.  Read the full article at https://www.blackvoicenews.com/news/news-wire/47185-gingrichs-idea-exploits-stereotypes.html.   11/25/11 WHYY-FM 90.9   Dr. Dan Cook (associate professor, CFAS-childhood studies) offered expert … Read more of Faculty in the News