Academic/Research Positions

RESEARCH POSITIONS

  • Affiliate Professor, Prevention Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012-present.  (Prevention Research Center Faculty/Staff Listing)(rjf8@psu.edu)
  • Research Director, CAECTI – Early Childhood Research and Training Institute, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 2009-2012.
  • Director, Capital Area Health and Human Development Institute, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005-2009.
  • Director, Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute, Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 2000-2005.

CAECTI 20190621_222031

Reunion of the CAECTI – Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute staff in 2019 celebrating 20 years of making a difference for young children.
  • Director, Division of Licensing Systems and Research, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Management, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1999-2000.
  • Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary, Office of Children Youth and Families, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1995-1999.
  • Director, Division of Federal Activities and Program Development, Bureau of Child Day Care Services, Office of Children Youth and Families, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1991-1995.
  • Director of Research, Evaluation, and Information Systems, Office of Children Youth and Families, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1980-1991.
  • Research Psychologist, Bureau of Child Development, Office of Social Programs, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979 and Appalachian Regional Commission Child Development Program, Governor’s Office of Human Services, 1975-1977.

PSH Psychology

April 16, 2019 dinner with former and present Penn State Harrisburg psychology faculty and Dr Philip Zimbardo who lectured today on campus.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Psychology (retired), College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012-present. (rjf8@psu.edu)
  • Professor in Charge, Human Development and Family Studies, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 2010-2012.
  • Professor in Charge, Psychology Program, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007-2009.
  • Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007-2012.
  • Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004-2012.
  • Assistant Professor, Behavioral Sciences and Education, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 1991-2003.
  • Lecturer, Behavioral Sciences and Education, Capital College, The Pennsylvania State University, 1975-1990.
  • Instructor and Director, National Infancy Demonstration Center, Child Development and Family Relations, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1973-1975.

CONSULTING

Mr Rogers and Governor with Early Childhood Task Force Research Team

The Universities Children’s Policy Collaborative of Penn State, Pitt, and Temple Universities’ researchers along with Fred Rogers and Governor Schweiker at the signing of the executive order creating the Early Childhood Task Force in Pennsylvania.



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