Contributor biographical information for Handbook of children, culture, and violence / edited by Nancy E. Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer, Robin Fretwell Wilson.


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Dorothy G. Singer is Senior Research Scientist in the Psychology Department at Yale University. She is also Co-Director, with Jerome L. Singer, of the Yale University Family Television Research and Consultation Center and a Fellow of Morse College at Yale. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Her research interests include early childhood development, television effects on youth, and parent training in imaginative play. She has written 19 books (some translated into Japanese, Dutch, Turkish, Italian, and Thai) and over 160 articles. Her latest books with Jerome L. Singer are Handbook of Children and the Media, Make-Believe: Games & Activities for Imaginative Play, and Imagination and Play in the Electronic Age. A recent book, Children's Play: Roots of Reading, co-edited with E. Zigler and S. Bishop-Josef, was selected for the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title list. Dr. Singer received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution to the Media Award from Division 46 of the American Psychological Association in 2004.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children and violence.
Children -- Crimes against.
Violence in children.
Violence in popular culture.