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 of 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. 

Alumnus Dr. Martin Woodside interviews Robin Bernstein for history of childhood podcast

Childhood Studies alumnus Dr. Martin Woodside (PhD, 2015) recently interviewed Robin Bernstein about her research on childhood and race in America for the Society of the History of Children and Youth’s podcast, Childhood: history & critique.  Audio of the interview can be found on the Society’s website.Childhood: history & critique (CHC) is a multi-media series … Read more of Alumnus Dr. Martin Woodside interviews Robin Bernstein for history of childhood podcast

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