Sara Anderson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development

Contact Information

Phone: 304-293-7040
Office: 506a Allen Hall
E-mail: sara.anderson@mail.wvu.edu

Education

Ph.D., Child Development
Tufts University, 2012

M.A., Psychology
University of New Hampshire 2008

B.A. in Psychology
Whitman College, 2002


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • How early childhood education improves early achievement and sustains achievement and for whom it works?
  • How do contextual features of children’s environment, including the neighborhood and school, affect children across development?
  • Who can access high quality child care and preschool?

COURSES TAUGHT

CDFS 250: Research Methods
CDFS 412: Adolescent Development


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Society for Research on Adolescents

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