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Tufts University, College of Arts and Sciences


Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development

Francine Jacobs

Associate Professor

The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development is one of the country's leading departments serving children, youth, and families through its research, practice, and teaching.

Noted for its interdisciplinary work and for its integration of research and practice, the Department prepares students to become leaders in a variety of fields, including education, developmental science, early intervention, advocacy and the law, program evaluation, fields focusing on the arts and technology as they relate to children's development, and health-related fields such as pediatrics and child mental health.

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