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Making a difference in the lives of children, youth, and families

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is one of the country's leading departments serving children, youth, and families. E-P faculty and students use a strengths-based approach in their research, practice and teaching. We value diversity and are committed to pursuing equity and justice in our work and in the world.
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Tufts University
School of Arts and Sciences
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
105 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3355
Fax: 617.627.3503

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News & Announcements

Course Listings
-Fall 2017
-Spring 2018

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"Why do Cartoon Villains Speak in Foreign Accents?"
by Isabel Fattel
The Atlantic (January 4, 2018)

'Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics' by Amanda Sullivan
Education Week (October 9, 2017)

Alumni News
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What careers or research opportunities can you pursue with a Child Study and Human Development degree?
Learn more about Research and Fieldwork.

Highlighted Events

Student Presentation Day
Friday, April 6, 2018

105 College Ave.
Medford Campus