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College of Human Environmental Sciences

Influence of Race, Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status

diverse circle of hands

Name & Title Research Interests Contact Information
Jean Ispa, PhD
Professor, Department Co-Chair
Parent-child and teacher-child interaction; Early Head Start evaluation; family and child care in Russia (573) 882-2796
Louis Manfra, PhD
Assistant Professor
Early childhood development; role of language in cognitive development; metacognitive aspects of inner speech; early education practices and learning; development of numeracy and early math knowledge (573) 882-8455
Duane Rudy, PhD
Associate Professor
Socialization processes; parent-child relationships; culture and the family; parental cognition (573) 884-1701

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