Human Development and Family Sciences

  • Susan Lewis

    Susan Lewis

    January 31, 2023

    Susan Lewis is a former preschool special education teacher and curriculum and assessment coordinator for the Arizona Department of Education and Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood. She has a MS. Ed in Applied Technology in Education …

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  • Sarah Ryan

    Sarah Ryan

    January 31, 2023

    Sarah is a part-time Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Delaware where she teaches HDFS 412: Early Childhood Inclusive Math Curriculum and Assessment. Sarah is a former elementary school teac …

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  • Saira Zaman

    Saira Zaman

    August 25, 2021

    I am currently a PhD student in Human Development and Family Sciences. My research interests are in studying the association between environmental factors and emotional development across the lifespan, particularly resilience. My research focus for my …

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  • Rachel Fidel

    Rachel Fidel

    August 28, 2020

    Rachel is a first-year student in the combined Master’s/Ph.D. program. She recently graduated from the University of Central Florida with Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a minor in Early Childhood Development & Education. At UCF, she was a …

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  • Annette Pic

    Annette Pic

    August 27, 2020

    After raising four children and working as a substitute teacher at the University of Delaware’s Early Learning Center, I realized that my interest in advocating for quality, accessible early childhood education for all had grown to the point that gradu …

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  • Cara Kelly

    Cara Kelly

    August 2, 2019

    Cara is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences. Cara’s academic work broadly focuses on early care and education (ECE) programs, policies that impact young children, and child development. This scholars …

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