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Culture and Child Development: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

“The Carolina Consortium on Human Development presents the Cairns Capstone Lecture by Dr. Cynthia Garcia Coll on May 3 at 2 p.m.”

Each semester, the Carolina Consortium on Human Development proseminar series concludes with the Robert B. Cairns Capstone Lecture in recognition of his outstanding contributions to scholarship and to the mentoring of developmental scientists. For this lecture, we honor one senior scientist in our field whose career and research program exemplifies Developmental Science. Dr. Cynthia García Coll from the University of Puerto Rico is the recipient of this honor for our Spring 2021 series on Culture & Developmental Science: Considering Context, Culture, and Intersectional Approaches. We are honored Dr. García Coll will join us on Monday, May 3rd from 2:00pm-3:15pm to present Culture and Child Development: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives.The Capstone Lecture is open to the public and provides an excellent opportunity for exchange on overarching themes in Developmental Science. Register  Here! https://go.unc.edu/Spring2021Cairns

Dr. Cynthia García Coll is an Adjunct Professor in the Pediatrics Department at the University of Puerto Rico Medical School and the Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor Emerita, at Brown University. Her research focuses on the interplay of sociocultural and biological influences on child development, with particular emphasis on populations that live in at risk conditions and/or are considered minorities.

For more information, visit the Carolina Consortium on Human Development’s website at https://cchd.web.unc.edu/consortium/ or write andreaam@email.unc.edu. Recorded presentations will be posted to https://cchd.web.unc.edu/consortium-video-archives/

The Carolina Consortium on Human Development is housed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.