Dr. Joan E. Test


Childhood Ed and Family Studies
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Childhood Ed and Family Studies
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • EdD, 1988, Harvard University       
  • EdM, 1982, Harvard University
  • BA, 1978, Tufts University


  • Inquiry in Early Childhood and Family Development
  • Principles of Development in Infancy
  • Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

Research and professional interests

  • Infant and toddler development
  • Cross-cultural studies of child development
  • Early social and communicative development
  • Young children's development in child care settings