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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 building equity, inclusivity and pursuing justice in schools, services, communities and 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
-Spring 2019
-Fall 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
Read our Alumni Spotlight to learn more.

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

Upcoming Events

"How exercise can circumvent and manage mental health concerns in children"
Betsy Hoza, Ph.D.
Bishop Joyce Chair of Human Development, Professor of Psychology
University of Vermont
Monday, October 29, 2018
1:30-3:00pm
Stevens Library, Room 157
105 College Ave. | Medford, MA 02155
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RSVP by October 24th to: deborah.mcgreevey@tufts.edu

26th Annual Fred Rothbaum Student Presentation Day
Friday, April 5, 2019
8:30am-3:00pm
Stevens Library, Room 157
105 College Ave. | Medford, MA 02155

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