Amy Roberts

Associate Professor, Roosevelt University

            Developmental of Psychology 
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Research Focus

Amy Roberts studies child development in social, cultural, and historical context. Her research focuses on cultural variation in how communities organize learning activities through social interaction, communication, and attention.

Dr. Robert is particularly interested in the ways learning is organized in communities in North and Central America where schooling has not been historically prevalent.

Dra. Roberts is also interested in how immigrant and minority youth negotiate the multiple learning contexts of their lives, such as home and school. She is interested in the implications of these negotiations for children’s developing identities, and success in school.