August 16, 2016
Samantha Melvin is a doctoral student in Education Policy, focusing on early childhood and family policy. She earned her B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Science from Wesleyan University. Prior to NCCF, she was the Lab Manager at the Neurocognition, Early Experience, and Development Lab at TC, where she researched the influences of early home and school environments on language and neurocognitive development. Her current research interests include policies surrounding early childhood workforce development and infant/toddler care and education.