[NEW VIDEO] "How Did I Get Here: My Journey to Developmental Science," the final video of the "Hidden Figures" series

The fourth and final video in the series is now available, along with accompanying pedagogical materials

From Music and English to Pre-Med and Psychology,
Scholars’ Unique Paths Lead to Developmental Science


SRCD is pleased to share How Did I Get Here: My Journey to Developmental Science,  the final video produced as part of the “Hidden Figures” in Developmental Science series. The series, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, aims to increase the visibility of leading developmental scientists of color who have made critical research contributions and paved the way, through mentoring and advocacy, for younger scholars of color.

How Did I Get Here: My Journey to Developmental Science features the following scholars:

  • Dr. Margaret Beale Spencer, Marshall Field IV Professor of Urban Education and Life Course Human Development, The University of Chicago
  • Dr. Gustavo Carlo, Millsap Professor of Diversity and Multicultural Studies, University of Missouri
  • Dr. Cynthia García Coll, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Science Campus and Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor Emerita, Brown University
  • Dr. Diane Hughes, Professor of Applied Psychology, NYU Steinhardt
  • Dr. Suzanne Randolph Cunningham, Associate Professor Emerita Family Sciences and Chief Science Officer, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education and University Professor, New York University Steinhardt
  • Dr. Natasha J. Cabrera, Director, Family Involvement Laboratory and Professor, Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, University of Maryland, College Park

Watch the latest video


Pedagogical Materials

Pedagogical materials to accompany the series are now available on SRCD’s "Hidden Figures" series webpage. They include lesson plans, worksheets, group activities, and discussion questions unique to each video. SRCD is grateful to the work of Dr. Marisha Humphries, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the rest of the SRCD Teaching Committee for developing these materials.

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