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Department Chair
Integrated Professional Studies
Education & Social Services
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:theories of human development, child development, early childhood education, emergent curriculum
Biography:Goldhaber is the current Chair of the Department of Integrated Professional Studies and Director of the UVM Campus Children's Center. He is the author of two books, "Theories of Human Development: Integrative Perspectives," (2000) and "Life-Span Human Development" (1986). He has published widely in professional journals and publications, and made invited presentations at international conferences on topics related to the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, theoories of human development, child development, early childhood education curriculum, children with special needs, mainstreaming and diversity. Goldhaber earned his master's and doctoral degrees at Syracuse University.