Institute of Child Development

Parent unit(s): College of Education and Human Development

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 51 E River Road, Minneapolis MN 55455 

Campus mail address: Institute of Child Development, del code 4011

Phone number: (612) 624-0526

Fax number: (612) 624-6373

icd@umn.edu

http://www.cehd.umn.edu/icd

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Employee Information

  • ChairMegan Gunnar, 184 Child Development, (612) 624-2713, gunnar@umn.edu

    • Chief of StaffAmy Simpson, 184 Child Development, (612) 624-3575, simpson@umn.edu

      • Administrative SpecialistDelores Mordorski, 184 Child Development, (612) 624-0317, mordo001@umn.edu

      • Administrative SpecialistEric Hart, 158 Child Development, (612) 626-4332, hartx036@umn.edu

    • Head of Communications and MarketingCassandra Francisco, 180 Child Development, (612) 624-2629, crb@umn.edu

    • Harris Training Program DirectorElizabeth Carlson, 220B Child Development, (612) 626-8668, carsl032@umn.edu

  • Graduate Studies

  • DirectorKathleen Thomas, 168 Child Development, (612) 625-2629, thoma114@umn.edu

    • Associate Director of Curriculum and Student ServicesLindsdey Jendraszak, 154 Child Development, (612) 625-9778, ljendras@umn.edu

    • Child Life CoordinatorSarah Wiebler, 140 Child Development, grab0099@umn.edu

    • Early Childhood CoordinatorElizabeth Criswell, 125 Child Development, crisw009@umn.edu

    • Licensure CoordinatorAnn Ruhl Carlson, 122 Child Development, (612) 626-7878, ruhlc001@umn.edu

  • Undergraduate Studies

  • DirectorGlenn Roisman, 104A Child Development, (612) 624-7958, roism001@umn.edu

    • Academic AdvisorMeghan Allen Eliason, 152 Child Development, (612) 301-7116, alle0335@umn.edu

  • Shirley G. Moore Laboratory School

  • DirectorSheila Williams Ridge, 10A Child Development, (612) 624-9543, will0342@umn.edu

    • Program SpecialistAmy Pieren, 123 Child Development, (612) 625-6549, piere001@umn.edu

  • Center for Early Education and Development

    • Administrative SpecialistKaren Anderson, 425-12 Learning and Environmental Sciences, (612) 625-6617, ander352@umn.edu

  • Professional Development CoordinatorDeborah Ottman, 425T Learning and Environmental Sciences, (612) 624-7395, dottman@umn.edu

  • Academic Training Center Coordinator, CLASS Reliability AnchorKristina Erstad-Sankey, 425C Learning and Environmental Sciences, erst0015@umn.edu

  • ERS Reliability AnchorMary Beth Settergren, 425C Learning and Environmental Sciences, (612) 625-8960, venn0021@umn.edu

  • Quality Environment ObserverAshley Midthun, 425C Learning and Environmental Sciences, aamo0040@umn.edu

  • Quality Environment ObserverMargarita Milenova, 425C Learning and Environmental Sciences, milen002@umn.edu

Faculty and Instructors

Professors: Stephanie Carlson, Dante Cicchetti, Michael Georgieff, Abigail Gewirtz, Megan Gunnar, Melissa Koenig, Michael Maratsos, Ann Masten, Michele Mazzocco, Arthur Reynolds, Glenn Roisman, Maria Sera, Kathleen Thomas, Albert Yonas, Philip Zelazo

Professors Emeritus: William Charlesworth, W. Andrew Collins, Byron Egeland, Willard Hartup, Anne Pick, L. Alan Sroufe, Richard Weinberg

Associate Professors: Jed Elison, Canan Karatekin

Assistant Professors: Daniel Berry

Instructors: Chryle Elieff, Henriette Warren

Teaching Specialists: Ayuko Boomer, Pam Miller, Marie Lister, Meg Thomas, Amy Betz

Research Associates: Ann Bailey, Mary Harrison, Amy Susman-Stillman, Christopher Watson, Alyssa Meuwissen

Send update requests to simpson@umn.edu.