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Finding Time for Work and Family: Insights from Dr. Tovah Klein, Child Psychology Researcher and “Toddler Whisperer”

Friday, October 28, 2016
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Join us for this informal talk and lunch with Duke psychology Ph.D. alumna Tovah Klein, Associate Professor of Psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University and Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development. Dr. Klein is the author of How Toddlers Thrive and and the parent of three children. Her appearances on “Good Morning America” to share her expertise earned her the nickname “toddler whisperer.” She has also appeared on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostParents,, Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and was a developmental advisor for Sesame Street. In this talk, Dr. Klein will share her perspectives from her work with parents, research and own experience on creating a path with time for both work and family.

This event is part of The Graduate School’s Professional Development Series.  Questions? Contact the Graduate Professional Development Team at

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Perkins Library, Room 217
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  • Professional Development