The program in developmental psychology at Duke University's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is now accepting applications for PhD fellowships beginning in the fall of 2017. The departmental website (Links to an external site.)has all of the relevant information; details about applying and our five training areas are found here (Links to an external site.). Core members of the Developmental group (Links to an external site.) include:
Steven Asher, Professor. Peer relations, loneliness, and the development of social competence.
Elika Bergelson, Assistant Professor. Children's word learning and language development.
Avshalom Caspi, Professor. Behavioral genetics and children's personality development.
Harris Cooper, Professor. Research methods and ethics; social and developmental psychology applied to education.
Margarita Svetlova, Research Assistant Professor. Children's prosocial development.
Michael Tomasello, Professor. Children's cooperation, communication, and social cognition in comparative perspective.
Makeba Wilbourn, Assistant Professor. Children's gesture and language development from a sociocultural perspective.
There are also in the department a number of other scholars in the social and clinical programs, as well as other departments, who are focused on one or another aspect of child development.
We additionally offer a cross-institutional certificate (Links to an external site.) (with UNC-CH) and consortium (Links to an external site.)program (with 6 Carolina universities).
Duke is also home to the Duke Autism Center (Links to an external site.) (directed by Geraldine Dawson) and the Center for Child and Family Policy (Links to an external site.) (directed by Kenneth Dodge).
Our group puts a strong focus on rigorous research and supportive mentorship.
The deadline for applying is December 8, 2016
Graduate School and Scholarship Postings
These postings have been obtained by the Psychology department, which have been published for those who have already declared a major or minor in psychology at Northwestern. Please take a look at Canvas for most up to date postings.
Graduate School Postings