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The Department welcomes two new Assistant Professors, Dr. Isabella Lanza and Dr. Christine El Ouardani! Click to read more.
Congratulations to the 2014 Human Development Graduating Class!
Dr. Carl Fisher, HDEV Department Chair, receives CSULB 2014 Nicholas Perkins Hardeman Academic Leadership Award. Click to read more.
Students study abroad in South Africa with Dr. Pamela Roberts.
Lena Zumbrunn, Dr. Kimberly Kelly, and Heather Dayag present research at the Western Psychological Association 2014 Conference.
HDEV 470 Students - Summer 2014
HDSA members participate in a car wash to raise funds.
Dr. Beth Manke, Dr. Brian Trimble (UAM Director), and Itiel Barrera, HDEV undergraduate, at the Barabara Klemm exhibition at the art museum (Fall 2014)
Casey Spatz and Tricia Patel present a class project entitled, "The Wheel of Human Development," depicting Barbara Rogoff’s planes of development for Dr. Kathy Van Giffen's class.

Welcome

The goals of the Department of Human Development (HDEV) are to study maturation and development as lifelong processes, linking theory and methodology across disciplines, including anthropology, biology, psychology, and sociology, and to provide students with an understanding of development in the context of family, society, and culture. Students learn about the biological, cognitive, social, and emotional development of humans from conception to death, and faculty apply an interdisciplinary focus to both teaching and research. Strengths of HDEV include: 1) its international focus, which is integrated in both curricular content and study abroad classroom experience; and 2) the internship capstone course (HDEV 470: Practicum/Seminar), during which students gain real-world work experience through career-related internship placements that serve to scaffold the student’s transition from school to the workplace. Learn more about HDEV here.

HDEV Fall 2014 Advising

Dr. Rachna Soni, PSY-205

New major sessions: Thursdays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Individual advising: Dates/times vary

For further advising hours during Fall 2014, please visit ATLAS in PH 1-104,

or call (562) 985-7804.