Kim Ferguson (Kim Johnson)

BA, Knox College. MA, PhD, Cornell University. Special interests include cultural-ecological approaches to infant and child development, children at risk (children in poverty, HIV/AIDS orphans, children in foster care and institutionalized care), health and cognitive development, and development in African contexts. Areas of academic specialization include infant categorization development and the influences of the task, the stimuli used, and infants’ culture, language, and socioeconomic status on their performance; infant face processing in African and American contexts; and relationships between the quality of southern African orphan care contexts and child outcomes. SLC, 2007–

Courses taught in Psychology

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Global Child Development
  • Language Research Seminar
  • Poverty in America: Integrating Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice
2012-2013
  • Babies, Birds and ’bots: An Introduction to Developmental Cognitive Science
  • First-Year Studies: Child and Adolescent Development in North American and African Contexts: Opportunities and Inequalities
2011-2012
  • Language Research Seminar
  • Poverty in America: Integrating Theory, Research, Policy & Practice
  • Rainbow Nation: Growing Up South African in the Apartheid and Post-Apartheid Eras

Courses taught in Art of Teaching Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Teaching the Environment Summer Program
  • Theories of Development

Courses taught in Child Development Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Language Research Seminar - Graduate

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