The Global Research Series is held every semester and features internationally renowned scholars discussing contemporary issues in the field of family sciences. HDFS welcomes the entire UD community to participate in these events.

The fall 2016 series featured Dr. Rosario Esteinou of the Centro de Investigations y Studios Superiors en Antropologia Social in Mexico City, Mexico; and Dr. Bernhard Nauck of Chemnitz University, Germany. The spring 2017 Global Research Series featured guest scholars from Greece, Drs. Eugenia Arvanitis and Pandelis Kiprianos of the University of Patras’ Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education.

For the fall 2017 Global Research Series on Thursday, December 7 at 4:00pm, HDFS welcomes two scholars from the University of Tubingen in Germany.

Dr. Pia Schober and Dr. Sigrid Amos

Will be presenting research on Work-Family policy in Germany as it relates to early childhood education.

Dr. Schober is a professor of sociology, and previously worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Department of Education and Family at the German Institute for Economic Research.

Dr. Amos is a professor of foundations of education at the Institute for Education of the Eberhard Karls.