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Early Childhood Research and Development Initiative

Enhancing Quality Through Research that Informs Policy Making


What We Do

Multi-ethnic Group of Friends


We design and implement studies to support policymakers in designing high-quality programs for young children.

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Post Doctoral Training

We provide funding to support postdoctoral scholars who are interested in early childhood leadership and policy.


Research and Development Team

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative


Dr. Beth Rous

Curriculum Vitae


Jaime Grove


Research Partners

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative

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Dr. Haley Bergstrom


Sajjid Budhwani


Dr. Katy Chapman


Dr. Bill Haneberg


Mary Howard

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Dr. Dwight Irvin

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Dr. Justin Lane

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Dr. Ying Luo

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Emily Morris

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Dr. Joanne Rojas

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Dr. Victoria  Sherif

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Dr. Amy Wolfe


Dr. Caroline Gooden


Contact Us

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Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky
126 Mineral Industries Building, Lexington, KY 40506

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