Dr. Marisa Morin

September 12, 2013

Dr. Marisa Morin, is a Research Scientist at NCCF with expertise in family contexts, parenting, and parent-based interventions. She earned her M.S. in Applied Statistics and Ph.D in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University with Dr. Brooks-Gunn as her dissertation sponsor. As part of NCCF and in partnership with MDRC, she evaluated the quality of parent-child play interactions for a national evaluation of home visiting programs and an evaluation of responsible fatherhood programs (Building Bridges and Bonds study). Currently, Dr. … read more

Dr. Jeanne L. Reid

July 25, 2013

Dr. Jeanne L. Reid is a Research Scientist at NCCF. She earned her doctoral degree in Early Childhood Policy from Teachers College at Columbia University, and her Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School at Harvard University. Her research interests focus on issues of both equity and excellence in preschool settings. Her doctoral work examined the relationship between the socio-economic composition of preschool classrooms and children’s learning during a year of Pre-K. Additional interests include studying the efforts at different … read more

Dr. Margo Gardner

July 25, 2013

Dr. Margo Gardner, a Research Scientist at NCCF, earned her doctoral degree in developmental psychology at Temple University, and her B.A. in psychology at Duquesne University. Her past research has focused on risk-taking among adolescents and the development of juvenile offending. Her current research interests include the roles of peer, parent, and community processes in adolescent social development. Additional interests include studying factors that facilitate and prevent the development of problem/risk behavior among both normal and at-risk youth. Dr. Gardner … read more