Candice Odgers, a research professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, is joining the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior as a professor.
Odgers studies how social inequalities and early adversity influence children's future health and well-being. Her current research examines how new technologies, such as mobile phones and web-based tools, can be used to understand and improve young people's lives.
Early in her career, Odgers won awards from the American Psychological Association, the Society for Research in Child Development, the Royal Society of Canada and the Association for Psychological Science. She was also a William T. Grant Scholar.
Publications such as American Psychologist, the Annual Review of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Bulletin have all published her research.