Project Staff


Dr. Mark Lipsey, Co-Principal Investigator

Director of PRI

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Dr. Dale Farran, Principal Investigator

Senior Associate Director of PRI

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Dr. Sandra Wilson, Co-Principal Investigator

Associate Director of PRI

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Dr. Nianbo Dong, Research Associate

Dr. Kimberly Nesbitt, Research Associate

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Deanna Meador, M.A., Program Manager

Jennifer Norvell, M. Ed., Research Coordinator

Ashley Keene, Research Analyst

Jessica Ziegler, M. Ed., Research Analyst

Dr. Mary Fuhs, Post-Doctoral Fellow

Lydia Bentley, Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Cathy Yun, Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Note: Child assessments were completed with the help of many project assessors.

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This research project was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305A090079 awarded to Mark Lipsey and Dale C. Farran at Vanderbilt University at the Peabody Research Institute.