We have a very long history of service learning and community engagement in the human development department. Three-quarters of our courses have a service-learning component: You can expect to be out in the community making scholarly links between what you are learning in your textbooks and what you see in the community.

  • Children's Rights and Public Policy
  • Child and Family Policy
  • The Social World of Children and Families
  • Adolescent Development
  • Media, Self and Society
  • Children and Families in a Multicultural Society
  • Development Research in Language
  • Ethnography, Socialization and the Construction of Self and Identity
  • Development of Black Children and Families (Freshman Seminar)
  • Children in Learning Environments
  • Individual Differences in Development

Contact Information:




Department of Human Development
Bolles House
Box 5223
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4196