The Cornell Institute for Research on Children has five key staff members -- two principal investigators, one fellow, and two staff members -- and an advisory board.

Key Personnel

Stephen J. Ceci, Ph.D.
The Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology
Dept. of Human Development
G80 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: 607-255-0828
Fax: 607-255-9856
Email: sjc9@cornell.edu

Wendy M. Williams, Ph.D.
Professor Dept. of Human Development
G79 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: 607-255-2537
Fax: 607-255-9856
Email: wmw5@cornell.edu

Paul B. Papierno
Education Policy Analyst
CIRC Graduate Student Fellow
Dept. of Human Development
G60A MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Email: pbp2@cornell.edu

David Biek
Education and Extension-Outreach Coordinator
Dept. of Human Development
G8 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Email: dmb17@cornell.edu

 

Jeffrey M. Valla
Dept. of Human Development
G60A MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: (518) 312-7963
Email: jmv34@cornell.edu

Advisory Board

Albert Bandura, David Starr Jordan Professor of Social Sciences in Psychology, Stanford University

Ronald Graham Barr, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University

Bennett Bertenthal, Professor of Psychology, University of Chicago, and former Assistant Director at NSF

Charles J. Brainerd, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University

Steven Breckler, (ex officio), Program Director, Social Psychology, National Science Foundation

Joan J. Brumberg, Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell University

Richard Burkhauser, Sarah Gibson Blanding Professor of Policy Analysis & Management, Cornell University

Stephen J. Ceci, Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology, Cornell University

Kenneth Cohen, Lecturer in Human Development, Cornell University; Counselor for Cornell Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Judy DeLoache, Kenan Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, president of APA Div. of Developmental Psychology

Adele D. Diamond, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School & Director, Center for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Analúcia Dias, Professor of Educational Psychology and Human Development at Tufts University

John J. Eckenrode, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University

Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics, Director of the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, Cornell University

Frank Farley, Cornell Professor of Educational Leadership, past president of APA, Temple University

Emmett Francoeur, MD, Professor of Medicine and former president of the Canadian Pediatric Society

James Garbarino, Elizabeth Lee Vincent Professor of Human Development, Cornell University

Rochel Gelman, Professor of Psychology, UCLA, and member of the NAS Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Vilas Research Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Edmund Gordon, Professor Emeritus at Yale/College Board

Usha Goswami, Professor of Psychology, University of London

William T. Greenough, Professor of Developmental Neuroscience, University of Illinois, member of NAS

Anthony Jackson, Vice President for Strategic Development and Communications at the Galef Institute, and member of the NAS Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

Jerome Kagan, Chaired Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Lynn S. Liben, Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Lewis P. Lipsitt, Professor Emeritus at Brown University and former Chief Scientific Officer at APA

Justin Douglas McDonald, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Indians in Psychology Program, University of North Dakota

James L. McGaugh, Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory & Research Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, UC-Irvine, and past president of APS

Charles Nelson, Chaired Professor of Child Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Nora S. Newcombe, Professor of Psychology, Temple University

Narina Nunez, Professor of Psychology, University of Wyoming

Robert Perloff, Distinguished Service Professor, University of Pittsburgh, past president of APA

Douglas P. Peters, Professor of Applied Psychology, University of N. Dakota

Elizabeth Peters, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

Anne Peterson, Senior Vice President, Kellogg Foundation, director of the NAS Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, and former director at NSF

Karl Pillemer, Director of CAGRI, Cornell University

Valerie Reyna, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University; Assistant Deputy Director, OERI, U.S. Dept.of Education

Michael Rutter (Sir), MD, Professor at the University of London's Institute for Psychiatry, member of the NAS

Ritch Savin-Williams, Professor and Chair of Human Development, Cornell University

Alan Slater, Professor of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK

Ruby Takanishi, President of Foundation for Child Development

Richard Thompson, Past president of the APS and Keck Professor of Neuroscience at USC

Virginia Utermohlen, M.D., Cornell University

Elaine F. Walker, Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Emory University

Wendy M. Williams, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University