Joanne Roberts, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., New York University
Focused on evaluating policies and programs designed to promote cognitive and social development of children and wellbeing of women and families, with emphasis on field of early care and education
Joanne Roberts, Ph.D., is a lifespan developmental psychologist interested in the cognitive, language and social development of young children. A member of the Work, Families, & Children Research Group at WCW, she is particularly focused on the early care and education of young children and ways in which to enhance early care and education policies and practices as well as parenting practices that foster children's developmental outcomes.