Call for Submissions

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Information for SRCD21 Presenters



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The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) invites submissions for the 2021 Biennial Meeting, to be held on April 7 - 9. Pre-conference events will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  We encourage submissions from researchers at all career stages including graduate and undergraduate students. Please review the call carefully and adhere to the submission requirements to ensure smooth operation of the submission, review, and decision notification process. Thank you!

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SRCD 2021 Panel Chairs     SRCD 2021 Review Panel Roster


To Review your Biennial Submission(s):

  1. Log on to your account on SRCD’s website.
  2. In the Account Actions menu, select “Access Biennial Meeting Submission Portal,” which can be found under Meeting Information.
  3. Select "Submit or Edit a Proposal” to view your proposal.

SRCD 2021 Panel Chairs

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Panel 1 - Attention, Learning, Memory
  • Fengji Geng, Zhejiang University
  • John E. Richards, University of South Carolina
Panel 2 - Biology Processes: Neuroscience and Genetics
  • Hilary Marusak, Wayne State University
  • Jennifer Susan Silk, University of Pittsburgh
Panel 3 - Biology Processes: Psychophysiology
  • Natalie H. Brito, New York University
  • Paul D. Hastings, University of California, Davis
Panel 4 - Cognitive Processes
  • Lisa Feigenson, Johns Hopkins University
  • Paul C. Quinn, University of Delaware
Panel 5 - Developmental Disabilities
  • Lauren B. Adamson, Georgia State University
  • Gianluca Esposito, University of Trento
Panel 6 - Developmental Psychopathology
  • Catherine L. Bagwell, Emory University
  • David Schwartz, University of Southern California
Panel 7 - Diversity, Equity & Social Justice
  • Iheoma U. Iruka, HighScope Educational Research Foundation
  • Martin D. Ruck, The City University of New York
Panel 8 - Education, Schooling
  • Margarita Azmitia, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Drew H. Bailey, University of California, Irvine
Panel 9 - Family Context & Processes
  • Noelle Hurd, University of Virginia
  • Beth Stormshak, University of Oregon
Panel 10 - Health, Growth, Injury
  • Courtney Byrd-Williams, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Rachel A. Gordon, University of Illinois at Chicago
Panel 11 - Language, Communication
  • Gloria Nélida Avecilla-Ramírez, Autonomous University of Queretaro
  • Catherine Sandhofer, University of California, Los Angeles
Panel 12 - Methods, History, Theory
  • Pamela Davis-Kean, University of Michigan
  • Lisa Gennetian, Duke University
Panel 13 - Moral Development
  • Ariel Knafo-Noam, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Peipei Setoh, Nanyang Technological University
Panel 14 - Parenting & Parent Child Relationships
  • Shauna M. Cooper, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Julie A. Poehlmann-Tynan, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panel 15 - Perceptual, Sensory, Motor
  • Lorraine E. Bahrick, Florida International University
  • Carl Granrud, University of Northern Colorado
Panel 16 - Prevention and Interventions
  • Ersilia Menesini, University of Florence
  • Emilie Smith, University of Georgia
Panel 17 - Race, Ethnicity, Culture, Context
  • Linda C. Halgunseth, University of Connecticut
  • Frosso Motti-Stefandi, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Panel 18 - School Readiness/Childcare
  • Tamara Gail Halle, Child Trends - Maryland
  • Lisa Maria López, University of South Florida, Tampa
Panel 19 - Sex, Gender
  • Rachel H. Farr, University of Kentucky
  • Olivenne D. Skinner, Wayne State University
Panel 20 - Social Cognition
  • Judith H. Danovitch, University of Louisville
  • Olivier Mascaro, University of Paris
Panel 21 - Social Policy
  • Brenda Jones Harden, University of Maryland
  • Francesca G. Longo, United States Administration for Children and Families
Panel 22 - Social Relationships
  • Antonius (Toon) H. N. Cillessen, Radboud University
  • Susan Phillips Keane, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Panel 23 - Social, Emotional, Personality
  • Jordan Ashton Booker, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Heather A. Henderson, University of Waterloo
Panel 24 - Technology, Media & Child Development
  • Sandra L. Calvert, Georgetown University
  • Candice L. Odgers,
Panel 25 - Solicited Content: COVID-19 Related
  • Ann S. Masten, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Moriah E. Thomason, NYU Langone Health
Panel 26 - Solicited Content:  Refugee Children
  • Saida M. Abdi, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Dima Amso, Columbia University
Panel 27 - Solicited Content: Global South
  • Alicia Barreiro, University of Buenos Aires
  • Concetta Pastorelli, Sapienza University of Rome
Panel 28 - Solicited Content: Anti-Bias Research or Interventions
  • Stephanie M. Curenton, Boston University
  • Deborah Rivas-Drake, University of Michigan
Panel 29 - Solicited Content: Indigenous Children and Families
  • Megan Bang, Spencer Foundation & Northwestern University
  • Nancy Rumbaugh Whitesell, University of Colorado
Panel 30 - Solicited Content: Differently Abled Individuals
  • Keith A. Crnic, Arizona State University (Retired)
  • Laudan B. Jahromi, Teachers College, Columbia University
Panel 31 - Solicited Content: Qualitative Research Workshop
  • Andrew D. Coppens, University of New Hampshire
  • Thomas S. Weisner, University of California, Los Angeles
Panel 32 - Professional Development Session
  • Ellen E. Pinderhughes (Program Co-Chair), Tufts University
  • Nim Tottenham (Program Co-Chair), Columbia University