IAS Fast Track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor Marc Bornstein, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA

20 - 30 June 2015
Marc Bornstein
Marc H. Bornstein is Senior Investigator and Head of Child and Family Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He holds a B.A. from Columbia College, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Padua. Bornstein was a J. S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and received a Research Career Development Award from the NICHD. He received the C. S. Ford Cross-Cultural Research Award from the Human Relations Area Files, the B. R. McCandless Young Scientist Award and the G. Stanley Hall Award from the American Psychological Association, a United States PHS Superior Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, two Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowships, three Awards for Excellence from the American Mensa Education & Research Foundation, the Arnold Gesell Prize from the Theodor Hellbrügge Foundation, an Award of Merit from the NIH, and the Distinguished International Contributions to Child Development Award and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD).

Bornstein has held faculty positions at Princeton University and New York University as well as academic appointments as Visiting Scientist in Munich, London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Bamenda, Seoul, Trento, and Santiago. Bornstein is President-elect of the SRCDevelopment, where he was a member of the Governing Council, and he sat on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Infancy Studies. Bornstein was named to the Top 20 Authors for Productivity in Developmental Science by the American Educational Research Association.

Bornstein is author/coauthor/editor/coeditor of 56 books, and he is author of or consultant on several children's books, videos, and puzzles in The Child's World and Baby Explorer series. His has published widely in experimental, methodological, comparative, developmental, and cultural science as well as neuroscience, pediatrics, and aesthetics. Bornstein has administered both Federal and Foundation grants, sits on the editorial boards of several professional journals, is a member of scholarly societies in a variety of disciplines, 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.
During his stay in Bristol Dr Bornstein will be giving a talk entitled "Towards a Behavioural Neuroscience of Parenting" on 25th June
For further information about Dr Bornstein's visit please contact Dr Rebecca Pearson (Rebecca.pearson@bristol.ac.uk) or Dr Katarzyna Kordas (kasia.kordas@bristol.ac.uk).