Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Invites you all to a seminar on
'Ethical Principles and Practices in Research and Professional Settings'
Prof Sukhdeep Gill
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), Penn State, York
Date : February 06, 2023 (Monday)
Time : 3.00 PM
Venue: Carto Lab, CSRD, SSS III (Ist Floor)
** Short Bio:
Prof Sukhdeep Gill is an internationally known scholar. She is a Professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Penn State York. She is a faculty affiliate of the Child Study Center of the College of Liberal Arts and Prevention Research Center of the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State University, where she was Associate Director of Early Childhood Programs from 2001 to 2007. She was an Associate Professor of Child Development in India before coming to Penn State to pursue doctoral studies. She received her Ph.D. in 1997 followed by post-doctoral training at the Institute for Policy Research and Evaluation. Early in her career, she was a recipient of the United Nations Development Program/Food and Agricultural Organization (UNDP/FAO) fellowship to Michigan State University, represented India on the International Child Care Policies and Programs Project, and received the Leonard Parker Pool fellowship. Recently, she worked as a consultant with the Asia-Pacific Region of UNICEF to develop Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum Development for young children. She has been a recipient of several teaching, research, and service-related awards. Her teaching and research interests include human flourishing, program evaluation, and preventive interventions for children and families living in poverty. Dr. Gill has conducted several program evaluations of home visitation programs including Early Head Start, Nurse-Family Partnerships, Healthy Families America, and the New Parent Support Program. In collaboration with her colleagues, she has been a recipient of National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) -funded multi-site longitudinal randomized trials of curricular infusions targeting responsive parenting, obesity prevention, and social-emotional competencies and language-literacy skills into Early Head Start and Head Start programs. She has numerous policy reports and publications in leading journals.