Eleanor Fisk


Entered the Program: 2018

Current program: 

PhD – Child and Adolescent Development

Previous Education: 

  • MA (HDFS), UConn – 2020
  • BA (Psychology), Middlebury College – 2017

Research Interests: 

  • The processes through which early childhood education influences child development
  • How research can inform policy supports for young children and families
  • Role of socioeconomic disadvantage on child development
  • Relations between social emotional and cognitive skill development

Major Advisor: Dr. Caitlin Lombardi

Advising Committee: Dr. Rachel Chazan Cohen; Dr. Eric Loken (EPSY); Dr. Kyle DeMeo Cook

Assistantship Experience: 

Research Assistant:
Educare Springfield Local Evaluation Partnership (PI Dr. Chazan-Cohen) – 2022-2023
Parent Experiences with Technology-Enabled Early Childhood Services (PI Dr. Chazan-Cohen) – 2021
UConn OVPR Research Excellence Program (PI Dr. Lombardi) – 2019-2020
Center for Applied Research in Human Development (PI Dr. Russell) – 2019-2021

Instructor of Record:
HDFS 3102 – 2022

Teaching Assistant:
HDFS 1070 – 2018-2019

Awards/scholarships/fellowships: 

IBACs Summer Graduate Fellowship – 2019
HDFS Graduate Fellowship – 2020
Mattoon-Kline Endowed Scholarship – 2020
SRCD State Policy Pre-Doctoral Fellowship – 2021-2022

Eleanor Fisk
Contact Information
Emaileleanor.fisk@uconn.edu