Professor

Jack P. Shonkoff

Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development

Social and Behavioral Sciences

jack_shonkoff@harvard.edu

Other Positions

Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School of Education

Faculty

Graduate School of Education

Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Boston Children's Hospital

Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School

Gen Ed

Faculty of Arts & Sciences


Bibliography


News

Reducing childhood poverty’s toxic effects

Poverty can make it difficult for children to succeed, both as kids and as adults, according to Scott Delaney, a doctoral student at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Delaney is examining how to reduce the negative…

Childhood adversity disproportionately affects minority groups

A large national study has found that adverse experiences in childhood, such as parental separation or divorce, child abuse, or domestic violence, are common across the U.S. But these experiences are more prevalent among minority groups, including people…