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Sara Harkness

Sara Harkness Professor

Department of Human Development & Family Studies
University of Connecticut
348 Mansfield Road, Unit 1058
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1058 USA

Phone: (860) 486-4374
Fax: (860) 486-3452

Curriculum Vitae


Joint Appointments: Anthropology, Pediatrics, and Public Health

Educational Background:

Ph.D., Social Anthropology, Harvard University, 1975
M.P.H., Maternal and Child Health, and Population Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, 1984
B.A., Comparative Literature, Brown University, 1964

Research Interests:

Cultural Structuring of Human Development; Parents Cultural Belief Systems and Parenting; Cognitive, Affective and Social Development in Early Childhood, Child Language Socialization; Theories of Culture and Human Development; Cultural Influences on Health At The Household and Community Levels; Family Policy.