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Karen L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Karen L. Peterson, Ph.D., is a professor of early childhood in the Department of Human Development, Washington State University, Vancouver. Having worked in a wide variety of early childhood settings, she has witnessed the widespread presence of stress and the impact it has on children. With twenty-five years of experience as a program director and child-development specialist, she is a highly sought-after speaker and writer on early childhood development topics.


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