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Meredith Rowe is the Saul Zaentz professor of Early Learning and Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children's early language and literacy development. She is particularly interested in uncovering features of children's early communicative environments that contribute to language and cognitive development and applying this knowledge to the development of intervention strategies for caregivers. Rowe received her doctoral degree in Human Development and Psychology from the HGSE in 2003 and then pursued postdoctoral fellowships in the Psychology and Sociology departments at the University of Chicago for several years. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland from 2009-2014 and joined the faculty at HGSE in 2014. Rowe's work has been funded by the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other private foundations. Her work is published widely in top journals in education and psychology.
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How media can help enrich language and literacy development in early childhood