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Kids at Work

The Developmental Sciences specialization is designed to train students in the areas of social, cognitive, emotional, and biological aspects of human development.

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Kids Working

The Educational Psychology Specialization is a nationally-ranked and internationally-recognized program of study in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology.

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Kids at Work

We offer graduate programs in Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation that train future professionals in these areas and lead to both the Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

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Allan Wigfield, Jeffrey Harring, and Laura Stapleton received funding from the UMD and University of Tübingen International Collaboration on Research and Training in the Natural and Social Sciences, to support collaborative research and student-faculty exchanges in academic years 2015-16 and 2016-17 read more

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Professor Allan Wigfield was made an Honorary Professor at Heidelberg University, the 4th oldest university in Europe

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The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) recognized two HDQM faculty members – Dr. Nathan Fox and Dr. Kenneth Rubin – for their many contributions to the field of child development. read more

Ken Rubin was selected as a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher for 2015-2016. He will present his DST talk on October 6, 2015.

Do you want to be dually certified to teach Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education? NEW Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education(EC/ECSE) Preparation Program Learn more

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Student News

Emily Rosenzweig, a doctoral candidate in human development, received a UMD International Graduate Research Fellowship, to travel to Tübingen, Germany, during May- June of 2016. read more

Amanda Burkholder, doctoral student (Advisor: Melanie Killen), received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Jeeyoung Noh, doctoral student (Advisor: Melanie Killen), was awarded a Korean Honor Scholarship from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the United States.

Michael Rizzo's paper, Early Emerging Conceptions of Equity and Merit: The Influence of Resource Type, received an honorable mention for the William James Prize for the 2015 meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (Advisor: Melanie Killen).

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