The Applied Developmental Psychology Program at Virginia Commonwealth University fosters scholarship, teaching, and outreach to our community with the goal of understanding developmental processes across the lifespan. We emphasize research and applied skills in human development with a special emphasis on development in its social context. We prepare doctoral-level students for university or college teaching and research settings or for professional work in applied settings such as primary prevention, early intervention, or youth support.
This Web site is designed to provide information about our program to students and colleagues interested in Developmental Psychology. We appreciate your interest in our program and hope that you will find the information to be useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.
Mission Statement: The Developmental Division is dedicated to training Developmental Psychologists who will conduct research, teach, and apply developmental science in ways that are scientifically sound, ethical, and sensitive to the needs and diversity of a wide range of individuals, families, and communities.
For additional questions, please contact Dr. Terri Sullivan, Director of the Developmental Division.
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