Tag: Ph.D. in childhood studies

Defining Moments: Graduating Ph.D. Student Focuses Research on City-Dwelling, Black, LGBT Youth

Defining Moments: Graduating Ph.D. Student Focuses Research on City-Dwelling, Black, LGBT Youth

Equipped with the standard elevator pitch – “Hi, my name is Stephen Bernardini, I am a doctoral student at Rutgers University–Camden…,” to many at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth center, he was known simply as “Steve.” You know, Steve; he was the one taking part in all the group activities – writing […]

Posted in: Student Achievement
Media Coverage of Undocumented Children in U.S. Focus of Annual Childhood Studies Lecture

Media Coverage of Undocumented Children in U.S. Focus of Annual Childhood Studies Lecture

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University–Camden will host its fourth annual lecture, focusing on powerful myths created by inaccurate and incomplete media coverage of unaccompanied, undocumented children in U.S. immigration custody, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

Posted in: Community Outreach
The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

The Strength Within: Graduating Student Studies Notions of Identity in Trenton Evangelical Churches

Marcus Woods, a graduating student in Rutgers University–Camden’s Ph.D. in childhood studies program, focuses his dissertation on African-American youth members of two storefront, evangelical churches in Trenton, examining how these young people make choices and shape their identities in accordance with the religious culture.

Posted in: Research Highlights
Ph.D. Students Awarded Marsh-Gillette Fellowship

Ph.D. Students Awarded Marsh-Gillette Fellowship

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University–Camden has named Brandi Venable and Matthew Prickett, Ph.D. candidates in childhood studies, as the recipients of the distinguished Marsh-Gillette Fellowship for 2014-15.

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Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Behind the Gun: Ph.D. Graduate and Former Camden County Prosecutor Explores Juvenile Gun Violence

Diane Marano, a recent Ph.D. graduate in childhood studies, focused her dissertation on the critical issues surrounding juvenile gun violence.

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