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Sara Jaffee Talk – Waisman Center
December 6 @ 12:00 pm
Alum Sara Jaffee will be giving a talk in room T216 on the second floor of the Waisman Center on Friday, December 6th at 12 PM.
Title: “Exposure To Violence And Children’s Development: Who Is Most Vulnerable?”
About: Jaffee graduated from Oberlin College in 1994 and received a Ph.D. in developmental psychology
from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2001. Having spent 11 years straddling the Atlantic
Ocean, first at the Institute of Psychiatry in London as a post-doc, then as an assistant professor at
the University of Pennsylvania starting in 2003, then back at the Institute of Psychiatry as a Senior
Lecturer and Reader starting in 2007, she returned to Penn in 2012. Jaffee studies risk and resilience
in children’s development with a focus on exposure to family and neighborhood violence.