Angeline Stoll Lillard

Angeline Lillard, Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, is an elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. She received her PhD in Psychology from Stanford University in 1991, and her research has been funded near-continuously since 1993 from federal and foundation sources, including a recent $3.3M grant from the Institute for Education Science to conduct the first federally-funded study of Montessori education. She received the American Psychological Association's Boyd McCandless Award for early career contributions to developmental psychology, and her Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius (Oxford University Press) received the Cognitive Development Society Book Award and is currently in its 3rd edition. She has been a Keynote Speaker at dozens of Montessori conferences worldwide, including the three major Montessori Centennial conferences in Rome, New York, and San Francisco. She has published over 100 articles and chapters including in Science, Pediatrics, and many top Psychology journals. Her primary research interests are Montessori education and children's pretend play.

October 24, 2021
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