"Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity in Childhood"
<p>Melanie Killen, Ph.D.<br>University of Maryland, College Park</p>
Dr. Melanie Killen is Professor of Human Development and the Associate Director for the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland. She has received funding from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her research on children and adolescents moral development, social reasoning about exclusion, intergroup bias, prejudice, and the development of social cognition. She was awarded the Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award by the Provost from the University of Maryland for 2008-2009.