Email: Katelyn Fletcher
Program: PhD in Developmental Psychology
Year entered Program: 2017
Research Interests: language development, learning through play, caregiver-infant interactions, parenting in contexts of poverty, parenting across cultural contexts
Principal Advisor(s): Dr. Catherine Tamis-LeMonda
Research Description/Bio: My research focuses on infant and toddler language learning and play and the supportive role of caregivers in early life development. I am specifically interested in how parents from diverse cultural communities and in contexts of poverty foster children’s early cognitive and socio-emotional skills.