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College College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
Center Department of Child and Family Studies
Center Early Experiences Research Center
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Hillary Fouts, co-director for the Early Experiences Research Center and cultural anthropologist, focuses on parenting practices and social-emotional development, with an emphasis on understanding the factors that influence children’s experiences and interactions with caregivers and social partners. Her research is conducted in diverse cultural and socioeconomic contexts, with a special interest in rural and urban populations from Central and East Africa.