Robert   Roeser 

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Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Contact Information

111 HHD Building
University Park PA 16801


Research Interests

Contemplative practices (e.g., mindfulness, compassion) in education for staff and students; Schools as central cultural contexts for child and adolescent academic and social-emotional development; School reform and professional development; India, globalization and adolescent development.


PhD, Education and Psychology

Center Affiliations

  • Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center

Strategic Themes

  • Human Development
  • Domains of Health and Behavior
  • Contexts and Social Institutions