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Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development

Alumni Spotlight

Alumni news

The department has alumni working in numerous child development fields such as policy, research, government, healthcare and education. Highlighted below are several of our recent graduates and the work that they are doing. Click on an alumni's name to read the full profile.

Simone Dufresne — Transition Navigator and Coordinator
Simone works for the Autism Program at Boston Medical Center as the Transition Navigator and the coordinator of TEAM, the program's teen mentoring initiative.

Lauren Gabriel — Lead Teacher and Social Group Facilitator 
Lauren works at FUSE Preschool, a therapeutic school for children with social and emotional challenges.

Leah Harrigan — Clinical Supervisor 
Leah works at Youth Villages managing a team of counselors who serve children with emotional and behavioral needs.

Patrece Joseph — PhD Student at Tufts University
Patrece is working towards her PhD at Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.

Qing Liu — Family Service Specialist 
Qing works at the Concentric Social Work Service Center serving 500,000 residents in Guangzhou, China.

Sarah Neville — International Project Coordinator 
Sarah works at EDC helping to manage US government foreign aid-funded education projects. 

Sarah Pila — PhD Student at Northwestern University 
Sarah is currently a PhD student in Media, Society and Technology working at the Center on Media and Human Development.

Lindsay Rosen — PsyD Student at Denver University
Lindsay is working towards her Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology.

Emma Rosenbaum — Assistant Director
Emma is currently the Assistant Director at the YMCA for an early childhood education center serving infants through kindergarten-age children.