[NEW VIDEO] "Why Developmental Science?", the second video of the "Hidden Figures" series

Latest video in the series is now available on the SRCD YouTube Channel.

"It is important for someone to be there to begin to document how these evolving changes are creating changes in humans and that’s what a developmental scientist would do."

Dr. Velma McBride Murry

SRCD is pleased to share Why Developmental Science?, the second of four videos produced as part of the “Hidden Figures” in Developmental Science series.The project, 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.

This newly released video, Why 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. Charissa Cheah, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Dr. Gustavo Carlo, Millsap Professor of Diversity and Multicultural Studies, University of Missouri
  • Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education and University Professor, New York University Steinhardt
  • Dr. Jin Li, Professor of Education and Human Development, Brown University
  • Dr. Velma McBride Murry, Lois Autrey Beets Chair, Education and Human Development and University Professor, Departments of Health Policy and Human & Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University

For the full list of scholars featured in the series, visit the "Hidden Figures" series webpage.