Research Affiliates

Nkechi Abraham

Nkechi Abraham is a research fellow at the Center for Future Readiness at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. At the Center, she is conducting a thematic analysis of a State Leaders Network forum to create a tool kit to support economic and social mobility among youth. Through her research experience and […]

Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed is a research fellow at the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED) at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research interests include identifying effective ways to foster mental well-being and resilience among at-risk youth. Ms. Ahmed recently published a paper on the effects of mothers’ growth mindsets […]

Jenna Alton

Jenna Alton is a research scientist in the Social Learning Lab at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She studies how a child’s social world influences their thinking, learning, and behavior as a child and into adulthood.

Daphne Babrow

Dr. Daphne Babrow has more than 25 years leading and working in the field of early childhood systems. She is a research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development in the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED). In this position, she leads project teams, facilitates professional development, conducts qualitative […]

Scott K. Baker

Dr. Scott K. Baker is a senior research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His research interests are developing and testing academic interventions for use in the elementary grades. Recent News

Amelia Becker

Dr. Amelia Becker is a postdoctoral researcher at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research focuses on the linguistics of American Sign Language, with a particular interest in phonetics, phonology, iconicity, and how these properties interact with one another. She is currently studying how deaf children with hearing, nonsigning caregivers learn […]

Taylor Boyd

Taylor Boyd is a research fellow at the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED) at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. At CEED, she works on the ACSES project and the Racial Literacy project. Prior to joining CEED, Ms. Boyd worked in New York City at a language research lab […]

Erin Campbell

Dr. Erin Campbell is a postdoctoral researcher at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Dr. Campbell studies early language and cognition among children born deaf and/or blind. Her research focuses on (1) how perceptual experience (seeing, hearing, touch) and language input shape early language development, and (2) how children and adults learn […]

Johana Chaparro-Moreno

Dr. Johana Chaparro-Moreno is a postdoctoral research associate at the Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED) at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research integrates theories, advanced statistical methods, and technological advances from the fields of child development, literacy, and engineering to design culturally and linguistically sensitive methodologies to […]

William Delgado

Dr. William Delgado is a research assistant professor in the Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Department at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His goal is to understand and address inequality in opportunities and to foster human potential. His current research studies teacher quality and human decision making, with a focus on […]