September 2018 Newsletter
Doris Duke Fellowships Annual Meeting
This month, the 30 Doris Duke Fellows from Cohorts Seven and Eight came together at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago for the fellowships’ Annual Meeting. Both Cohorts spent two days at Chapin Hall getting to know one another and their research interests, attending workshops, and hearing from experts across the field of child well-being.
Highlights of presentations included:
Voices of Youth Count In-Depth Interviewing by Shantá Robinson, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and Bryan Samuels, Executive Director of Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
Using Large Scale Data by Brett Drake, Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis
Mixed Methods in Poverty and Inequality Research by Marci Ybarra, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
A special thanks to Cohort Four fellow, Catherine Corr, Cohort Five fellow, Elizabeth Jarpe-Ratner, Cohort One fellow, Bart Klika, Cohort Five fellow, Francesca Longo, and from Northwestern University and Lurie Children’s Hospital, Faith Summersett-Ringgold for their participation in the career panel.
Katie Paschall, Cohort Four fellow and Research Scientist at Child Trends, recently published an article on the Child Trends Blog highlighting the issue of the rising poverty rate among young children and infants.
Jenna Montgomery Armstrong, Cohort Five fellow, started a new position as an Implementation Specialist at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Congrats!
Lindsay Zajac, Cohort Seven fellow, published an article entitled "Attachment Disorganization in Infancy: A Developmental Precursor to Maladaptive Social Information Processing at Age Eight", in Child Development. Lindsay’s Academic Mentor, Mary Dozier, and Cohort Eight fellow, Christina Mondi-Rago’s Policy Mentor, Elizabeth Carlson, are co-authors.
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference: November 8 –10, 2018 in Washington D.C.
American Public Health Association Annual Meeting: November 10 –14, 2018 in San Diego, California