Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Gregory Duncan

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:2019 Morrill Hall
Contact:Brenda Lohman,
Channel:Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures Student activities
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Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Gregory Duncan, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, School of Education and Departments of Economics (by courtesy) and Psychology and Social Behavior (by courtesy), University of California, Irvine, CA
Greg J. Duncan is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on the comparative importance of the skills and behaviors developed during childhood, especially the relative importance of early academic skills, cognitive and emotional self-regulations, and health in promoting children's success in school and the workforce. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and to the National Academy of Sciences in 2010.