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Conference: New Directions in Policy-Relevant Research on Adolescence: Perspectives from Psychological Anthropology

Friday, November 07, 2008 to
Saturday, November 08, 2008

This working conference highlights the policy-relevant implications of contemporary work on adolescence, particularly through the work of psychological anthropology and related fields.

Featured conference speakers:

Eileen Anderson-Fye, EdD (CWRU)

Claudia Coulton, PhD (CWRU)

Ronald Dahl, MD (University of Pittsburgh)

Marcia Egbert, JD (The George Gund Foundation)

Jerry Floersch, PhD (CWRU)

Robin Harris (Ohio Governor’s Office)

Jill Korbin, PhD (CWRU)

Rebecca Lester, PhD (Washington University)

Robert LeVine, PhD (Harvard University)

Thomas McDade, PhD (Northwestern University)

David Miller, PhD (CWRU)

Amy Swanson, MPA (Voices for Ohio’s Children)

Thomas Weisner, PhD (UCLA)

Brian Wilcox, PhD (University of Nebraska)

Carol Worthman, PhD (Emory University)

Download the conference program and abstracts.

This conference was supported by the Lemelson/Society for Psychological Anthropology Conference Fund, made possible by a generous donation from The Robert Lemelson Foundation. Co-sponsored by the CWRU Department of Anthropology and the CWRU Childhood Studies Interdisciplinary Program.

For more information, contact the Schubert Center.