Jennifer Lansford, DUPRI scholar and director of the Center for Child and Family Policy, has been named President-Elect of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), the society announced on February 8.
Lansford’s position will take effect in March 2023. She will serve as SRCD President for a total of six years: two years each as President-Elect, President, and Past-President.
SRCD promotes the use of developmental research to improve human lives and publishes their flagship journal, Child Development, as well as Child Development Perspectives, Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, and Social Policy Report.
Lansford has been a member of SRCD since 1995. Her contributions to the society include serving on the International Affairs Committee from 2011 to 2017 (co-chairing the committee from 2015 to 2017) and the Program Committee from 2015 to 2021 (Program Co-Chair for the 2019 Biennial Meeting in Baltimore).