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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.