January 2, 2014

Meet the Authors at TPI: Yvette Harris on The African American Child

Free  from The Practice Institute  - Interactive teleconference interviews with Yvette Harris The African American Child. 
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Yvette Harris, Ph.D.
Wednesday January 8th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Harris is author of The African American Child: Development and Challenges published by Springer Books.
Dr. Harris  is Professor of Psychology, Miami University, Ohio. Her research focuses on exploring the environmental contributions to preschool and school age cognitive development with specific attention on the learning/ teaching patterns of African American parents. Her current line of research explores family stabilization and destabilization as mother re-nter from prison. . She has presented her work at both national and international conferences and her research has appeared in a variety of educational and developmental journals and publications, including: European Journal of Developmental Psychology, Journal of Black Psychology Journal of Early Childhood Research, Childhood Education; and The Encyclopedia for Human Development. Dr. Harris's work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Proctor and Gamble, Miami University, and the Harvard/Radcliffe Murray Research Center. She also serves on the Editorial Board for several journals, including: Early Childhood Research Quarterly and Forum on Public Policy.
To register for any of these free interviews go to www.thepracticeinstitute.com, and click on the calendar date on the right hand side of the page and it will bring to you the registration page. After a brief presentation those participating on the call may make comments or ask questions of the author.

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