College of Education and Human Development

Institute of Child Development

Emeriti faculty

Dante Cicchetti Dante Cicchetti

Cicchetti holds the McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair and is the research director at the university’s Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health (ITR).

Dante Cicchetti

W Collins W Collins

Social development, family and peer relationships, significance of close relationships. Minnesota Longitudinal Study of Risk and Adaptation Trajectories and processes of change in close relationships are the focus of my current research.

W Collins

Abigail Gewirtz Abigail Gewirtz

My primary interests are in trauma, resilience, and promoting children’s healthy development by strengthening parenting, with two distinct but interrelated research foci: • The impact of exposure to highly stressful and traumatic events (e.g.

Abigail Gewirtz

Michael Maratsos Michael Maratsos

Economy, power, culture and development I am interested in problems in the broader history and theory of childhood.

Michael Maratsos

Anne Pick Anne Pick

Perceptual development and cognitive processes My research is concerned with perceptual learning during infancy and early childhood. I am particularly interested in how multisensory experiences guide or promote early perceptual learning.

Anne Pick

Maria Sera Maria Sera

Cognitive and linguistic development. My research focuses on language learning and its relation to cognitive development.

Maria Sera

L Sroufe L Sroufe

Socioemotional development, developmental psychopathology. Minnesota Longitudinal Study of Risk and Adaptation My research involves the complementary study of normal and abnormal development.

L Sroufe

Richard Weinberg Richard Weinberg

Developmental behavior genetics, psychoeducational assessment techniques, early childhood education and public policy.

Richard Weinberg

Albert Yonas Albert Yonas

Perceptual development, layout perception in infants, the treatment of prosopagnosia (face blindness) and ASD in children.

Albert Yonas