2015 SRCD Biennial Meeting

March 19 - 21, 2015
Philadephia, PA

Upcoming Special Topic Meetings:

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

October 23 - 25, 2014

New Conceptualizations in the Study of Parenting-At-Risk
November 13-15, 2014

SRCD Policy Fellowship Program 

Application deadline: December 15, 2014






Outlining Opportunities for Inequality Research


Child Development seeks a proofing assistant

Child Development seeks a post-doctoral candidate to...

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