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PDRI Spring 2021 Seminar Series: Sharon Wolf (joint with GSE)

The Penn Development Research Initiative (PDRI) will be hosting a Spring 2021 Seminar Series featuring PDRI faculty and students. Ahead of each seminar, we will circulate a paper for discussion.

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Sharon Wolf (joint with GSE)

Dr. Sharon Wolf is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education, Human Development, and Quantitative Methods division. She is trained as an applied developmental psychologist and studies how children’s family and educational environments shape their development, focusing on underserved populations in the United States and in low-income countries.

Dr. Wolf’s research tests the effectiveness of theoretically informed policy solutions designed to promote childhood development and learning through randomized field experiments, including cash transfers, teacher professional development, and parent engagement programs.