Indigenous Caucus


The SRCD Indigenous Caucus was established in 2022 to advance developmental research on Indigenous children, youth, and families; to advocate for increased attention to issues related to indigeneity in developmental science more broadly; and to support the development of Indigenous researchers and scholars within developmental science.   

Learn more about Indigenous territories and lands around the world: 

Questions? Please contact Monica Tsethlikai  at


Steering Committee 

J. Andan Sheppard  Brigham Young University 
Monica Tsethlikai  Arizona State University 
Michelle Sarche  University of Colorado 
Stephanie Miller  University of Mississippi 
Melinda Gonzales-Backen    Florida State University 
Amy K. Marks  Suffolk University 
Evan White  Laureate Institute for Brain Research 


SRCD membership is required to join a caucus. One and two-year memberships for caucuses are available. If you are new to SRCD, after completing your online membership selection, follow the instructions to add a caucus to your membership. If you are a current member of SRCD and wish to join a caucus, please contact the SRCD membership department at A membership associate will contact you directly to sign you up for the caucus(es) of your choice. 


Type 1-Year 2-Year
Professional Member $30 $60
Student/Early Career Member $10 $20
LMICs Member No Fee No Fee


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