Shannon Lipscomb

Associate Professor and Program Lead, Human Development and Family Sciences
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Graduate & Research Center 113

650 SW Columbia Street

650 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97702
Ph.D. in Human Development and the Family Science, University of California, Davis
B.A. in Psychology, with Minor in Spanish, Whitman College

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Dr. Lipscomb conducts research to identify effective ways of building resilience among young children and families facing adversity. Key areas of focus include: (1) the role of early childhood education in the lives of children involved in child welfare, foster care, and/or impacted by trauma; (2) the interplay between children's risks and their early experiences on development, and (3) early childhood programs and systems.

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Shannon Lipscomb is an associate professor and lead for human development and family sciences at Oregon State University-Cascades.

Dr. Lipscomb teaches undergraduate courses in Infant and Child Development, Research Methods, Grant Writing/Program Development, and Families and Poverty. She also conducts research, and mentors students in research on early childhood development, and early care and education, and home environments.