Upcoming Special Topic Meetings

Developmental Methodology
September 11-13, 2014
San Diego, California
Now accepting submissions - deadline May 14, 2014

Positive Youth Development (PYD)
in the Context of the Global Recession

Save the Date for SRCD's first meeting in Europe:
October 23 - 25, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

New Conceptualizations in the Study of Parenting-At-Risk
November 13-15, 2014
San Diego, California
Now accepting submissions - deadline May 15, 2014






Penn State's Third Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being, May 5-6

Join us on the University Park campus for Penn State’...

Four awards of $15,000

The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (...

Advancing the Field

STEM - Led by Oscar Barbarin and Richard Lerner, this project is being implemented by the SRCD Office for Policy and Communications.

UNICEF - UNICEF and SRCD created a partnership with the goal of bringing science to bear upon policy affecting early childhood development.


What is the Society for Research in Child Development?

The Society is a multidisciplinary, not-for-profit, professional association with a membership of approximately 5,500 researchers, practitioners, and human development professionals from over 50 countries. The purposes of the Society are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings. Our goals are pursued through a variety of programs with the cooperation and service of our governing council, standing committees, and members. > MORE