Research Associates

Shira May Peterson

Research Associate, Children's Institute
Ph.D.

(585) 295-1000
shira.peterson@rochester.edu

Research Overview

Dr. Peterson is an educational researcher whose interests include research in early childhood education, adult-child discourse, language environments in preschool, early literacy, and the role of language in cognition. She is currently involved in the evaluation of a mentorship program for early childhood educators.