Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda
Parent of three and grandma to two grandchildren: 2 1/2 years and 4 months
Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda is Professor of Developmental Psychology, in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University, where she directs the Play and Language Lab. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society; member of the governing council of the Society for Research on Child Development; and President of the International Congress of Infant Studies. Tamis-LeMonda’s research focuses on infant and child language, communication, object play, literacy development, and the roles of language input, home experiences, parenting, and culture in infant learning and development across domains. Tamis-LeMonda’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Mental Health, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, the Ford Foundation, and the Robin Hood Foundation.