Kathryn Clark

Professor of Human Environmental Sciences & Child Development Program Coordinator

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Office: 224 Martin Hall
Phone: (919) 760-8566


Areas of Expertise

  • Infant Development and Early Intervention
  • Curriculum for Young Children
  • Child Life

Work Experience

Professional Biography

Kathryn Clark, professor of human environmental sciences and coordinator for the child development program, has been on the Meredith faculty since 1992.  Prior to joining the faculty at Meredith College, Dr. Clark worked in a variety of settings that included the following:  teaching young children in a university-affiliated program, setting up and directing an early intervention program, directing an educational therapy program for an in-patient pediatric hospital, serving as a developmental specialists at a Developmental Evaluation Center (now called Children's Developmental Services Agency), and working as a research associate in medical sociology .  She completed postgraduate work in Maternal and Child Health in the Division of Physical Therapy at UNC where she focused on neonatal and premature infant assessment. In addition, she completed an internship in child life at Duke Medical Center (where she currently volunteers) and is certified as a child life specialist (CCLS).  Dr. Clark has held office and been a governing board member for the North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children, and has served as chairperson for the North Carolina Birth through Kindergarten Higher Education Consortium.  She has served on the NC Interagency Coordinating Council and Child Care Commission. 


Academic Credentials

Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, UNC-Greensboro, May, 1992.

M.S., Child Development and Family Relations, UNC-Greensboro, August 1975.

B.S., Child Development, UNC-Greensboro, December, 1973.

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