Rachel Conrad, professor of childhood studies, has an A.B. in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She is interested in exploring ideas about childhood and youth through the convergence of psychological, social, and literary analysis. Her current work explores adults’ conceptions of children’s subjectivity in twentieth century American poetry, both poetry about childhood and poetry for children. She is on the steering committee of the Critical Studies of Childhood, Youth, and Learning program.
Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0289: Poetry and Childhood (Spring 2014)
CSI-0235: Childhood and Time (Spring 2014)
CSI-0356: Childhood, Youth, and Learning Division III Seminar (Fall 2013)
CSI-123T: Rethinking Childhood (Fall 2013)