LaMarsh Centre for Child & Youth Research presents inaugural Dr. Eric Jackman Lecture


The LaMarsh Centre for Child & Youth Research will present the inaugural Dr. Eric Jackman Lecture on April 28. It will feature guest speaker Marc Bornstein, president-elect of the Society for Research in Child Development, and founding editor of Parenting: Science and Practice.

Bornstein’s talk, titled “Developing Children in the Developing World”, will take place from 10:30am to noon at 1004 The Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building (formerly the TEL Building),, 88 The Pond Road.

Marc Bornstein
Marc Bornstein

Following the presentation, there will be a graduate student research discussion with Bornstein from 2 to 3pm, 1014 The Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building (formerly the TEL Building), 88 The Pond Road.

Bornstein is senior investigator and Head of Child and Family Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Bornstein has held faculty positions at Princeton University and New York University as well as academic appointments in Munich, London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Bamenda, Seoul, Trento, Santiago, Bristol and Oxford. Bornstein is president-elect of the SRCD and a past member of the SRCD Governing Council Executive Committee of the ICIS.

Bornstein was named to the Top 20 Authors for Productivity in Developmental Science by the AERA, and has also administered both federal and foundation grants, sits on the editorial boards of several professional journals, and consults for governments, foundations, universities, publishers, scientific journals, the media, and UNICEF.  Bornstein is Editor Emeritus of Child Development and founding Editor of Parenting: Science and Practice. He is author or editor of numerous scholarly volumes and several children’s books, videos, and puzzles and has published widely in experimental, methodological, comparative, developmental, and cultural science as well as neuroscience, pediatrics and aesthetics.

The LaMarsh Centre for Child and Youth Research is a collaborative group of faculty and students at York University that supports community-engaged interdisciplinary research in health, education, relationships and development of infants, children, adolescents, emerging adults and families everywhere.

Seating is limited for this event; RSVP by April 21 at