Lab News

Caitlin Hines, Christina Padilla, and Owen Schochet present their research at the Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Research Conference in Denver, C.O., November, 2019.

Professor Anna Johnson was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor, May, 2019.

Christina Padilla successfully defended her dissertation "Moving Beyond the Average Effect: Quantifying and Exploring Variation in Head Start Program Effects on Parenting Behavior" and graduated with her PhD in Psychology.  Christina will be working as a SRCD Post-Doctoral State Policy Fellow in the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), May, 2019.

CDSP lab members were well-represented at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biannual Research Conference in Baltimore, M.D., March 2019.

CDSP Faculty, Doctoral Students, and Collaborators present their work at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference in Washington, D.C., November 2018.

Anna Johnson, Deborah Phillips, and Owen Schochet publish "The evaluation roadmap for optimizing pre-k programs" published by Brookings Institute and supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation, October 2018.

Georgetown University celebrates the CDSP Lab's new grant funding to continue one of the most comprehensive contemporary longitudinal studies of public pre-kindergarten outcomes with a new $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), September 17, 2018.

Caitlin Hines, Christina Padilla, and Rebecca Ryan present their work at the Society for Research in Child Development Special Topics Meeting, September 2018.

Jane Hutchison, Owen Schochet, Anna Johnson, and Christina Padilla present their work at the Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NRCEC), June 2018.

Owen Schochet presents work at the Department of Health and Human Services Research Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RCES) and is selected as an emerging scholar by the conference committee, May 2018.

Owen Schochet and Anna Johnson present their work at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness annual conference, March 2018.

Owen Schochet and Anna Johnson present their work at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, November 2017.

Anna Johnson and Deborah Phillips win $1 million grant from the Spencer Foundation to study the “active ingredients” of successful public pre-kindergarten programs, September 2017.

Caitlin Hines, Christina Padilla, and Rebecca Ryan present their work at the Population Association of America annual meeting, April 2017.

CDSP Directors Anna Johnson, Deborah Phillips, and Rebecca Ryan, and Graduate Students Caitlin Hines, Jane Hutchison, Christina Padilla, and Owen Schochet present their work at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, April 2017.

CDSP Graduate Student Christina Padilla receives Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being, March 2017.

MIDAS announces second round of Data Science Challenge Initiative Awards, Rebecca Ryan and colleagues receive Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) award to study the intersection of parenting and social media, January 24, 2017.

Anna Johnson, Christina Padilla, and Owen Schochet present their work at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, November 2016.

Christina Padilla and Rebecca Ryan present their work at the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness annual conference, March 2016.

Psychology Professor Honored as Early Childhood Emerging Scholar, The Society for Research in Child Development  (SRCD) has honored Georgetown psychology professor Anna Johnson as an emerging scholar, January 13, 2015.

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts, Deborah Phillips appointed Member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences, October 16, 2014.