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Natasha Cabrera

Associate Professor
3304 Benjamin Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 2827
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Before coming to Maryland, Cabrera was an expert in child development at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. While there, she studied child care, welfare, fathers, and child development. She is currently working on a number of papers related to the effect a father has on his children in a low-income family and has written extensively about fathering and the implications of father involvement on child development, especially in Mexican-American and other Latino families.

Area of Expertise: 

early childhood policy, fatherhood and a father's involvement in the family, parenting and social policy, child care, poverty/welfare; Headstart.

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Degrees: 
Ph.D. Educational Psychology University of Denver