Research Investigator, CHGD
Dr. Craig Smith’s research focuses on children’s social cognitive development and links to social behavior. Examples of specific areas of interest are: children’s developing understanding… more

Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health
Dr. Sonneville is an Assistant Professor in the Human Nutrition Program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Research Assistant Professor… more

Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing
Dr. Stoddard’s research focuses on the etiology and prevention of violence/aggression and substance use in at-risk urban youth, and the application of behavioral, family, and… more

Research Investigator, CHGD
Dr. Cin Cin Tan is currently an instructor at Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Tan’s research crosses developmental, social, and health psychology in order to understand… more

Professor, Psychology
Dr. Twila Tardif’s primary research interests are in exploring the relationships between language, culture, and cognition. In particular, early language learning in Mandarin and Cantonese.… more

Lecturer I, Psychology and Linguistics
Anne-Michelle Tessier (Ph.D. Linguistics, UMass Amherst, 2007) is a phonologist specializing in acquisition, constraint-based grammars, learning algorithms, and child L1 and L2 speech production.  From… more

Collegiate Professor of Social Work
Dr. Richard M. Tolman is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and a Research Professor at the Center for Human… more

Professor, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Dr. Vazquez’s basic science laboratory work focuses on the impact of early life stress on the developing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and vulnerability to growth disorders, psycho-pathology… more

Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Dr. Eduardo Villamor’s research focuses primarily on the study of child health and development with the use of epidemiologic methods. His research interests span a… more

Professor of Psychology
Dr. Volling studies the social and emotional development of infants and young children, and the role of family relationships in facilitating children’s developmental outcomes. She… more