Schedule for the 2007-2008 Academic Year


Children’s Participation in Out of School Activities: The Impact of Family and Neighborhood

Claudia Coulton, PhD, MSW
Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change
Associate Dean for Research and Training
Co-director, Center on Urban Poverty & Community Development

Molly Irwin, MPH
Director, Child Policy Initiative
Schubert Center for Child Studies


A Primer on Preemies: How Preemies Grow and Develop – Implications for Practice

Maureen Hack, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology


The Impact of Urban Hassles as Chronic Stressors on Adolescent Mental Health

David B. Miller, PhD, MPH, MSW
Associate Professor of Social Work
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences


Parental Mental Health Issues and their Effect on the Developmental and Emotional Needs of Young Children and Families in the Child Welfare System

Linda C. Lewin, PhD, APRN, BC
Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University


School Entry Dates and Overall Academic Attainment

Heather N. Royer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics


A Theory of Intelligence as Processing: Implications for Addressing Racial Differences in IQ

Joseph Fagan, PhD
Leffingwell Professor of Psychology


The Role of Genetics in Speech, Language, & Reading Disorders among Children

Barbara A. Lewis, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics

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