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Catherine Kuhns

Catherine Kuhns

Student Research Affiliate

Human Development and Quantitative Methodology
3304 Benjamin Building
University of Maryland

College Park , Maryland 20742


  1. M.S., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Fordham University, 2013
  2. B.S., Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University, 2011


Catherine is a fourth year doctoral student in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, where she also completed a Certificate in Population Studies from the Maryland Population Research Center. Her research interests include the early home environment, and in particular parenting, in the context of poverty, as well as the ways in which low-income and ethnic minority parents facilitate their children’s early social and cognitive development. She is also interested in using research to inform policy at the local, state, and federal level to enhance child well-being. Catherine is currently a Doris Duke Fellow.


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