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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
-Summer 2018
-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

Child Study and Human Development Information Session (via Webinar)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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26th Annual Fred Rothbaum Student Presentation Day
Friday, April 5, 2019
Stevens Library, Room 157
105 College Ave. | Medford, MA 02155

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