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Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture featuring Cynthia Garcia Coll
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Cynthia Garcia Coll
Cynthia García Coll is an American developmental psychologist and the former editor-in-chief of Child Development. She teaches at Carlos Albizu University in Puerto Rico, where she is the associate director of the Institutional Center for Scientific Research. Prior to her position at Albizu University, Garcia Coll was a professor in the Department of Education, Pediatrics and Psychology at Brown University. Garcia Coll's research focuses on sociocultural and biological influences on child development, with particular emphasis on at-risk and minority populations. She has served on the editorial boards of leading academic journals, including Child Development, Development and Psychopathology, Infant Behavior and Development, Infancy and Human Development, and Developmental Psychology. Garcia Coll was a member of the MacArthur Foundation Network "Successful Pathways Through Middle Childhood" from 1994-2002. In 2009, she received the Cultural and Contextual Contributions to Child Development Award from the Society for Research in Child Development. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and served as past president of the Society for the Study of Human Development. Garcia Coll received her PhD from Harvard University.