Public Information


Zigler Center faculty member, Dorothy Singer, discusses play on The Browser.

Zigler Center Senior Associate, Misty Ginicola, discusses using dogs to combat bullying on CNN.

Zigler faculty member John Leventhal discusses his work on child abuse with the Yale Daily Bulletin, April 27, 2011

Zigler faculty member Pia Rebello Britto describes her work in international child development. March 2011

Yale Prof and the Finer Points of a Child's Time Out, Alan Kazdin, August 3, 2008

Finding Blooms Amid the Ashes, Linda Mayes, Medicine@Yale, July/August 2008

Opinion Essays:

The Sweet and Lowdown on Sugar written by Kelly Brownell and Marion Nestle for The New York Times

Popular Media Articles:

Restaurants as Obesity Cops Doesn't Sit Well, USA Today, February 5, 2008, with quote from Kelly Brownell, Zigler Center faculty

Out of Control-Families Turn to Pediatricians for help when child care centers threaten expulsion, American Academy of Pediatrics News, July 2007, with quote from Walter Gilliam.

Breaking the Tantrum Cycle on work by Alan Kazdin, Zigler Center faculty, for Yale Alumni Magazine


Book Releases

Released in August 2011, The Pre-K Debates: Current Controversies and Issues edited by Edward Zigler, Walter S. Gilliam & W. Steven Barnett. For information see our Publications page.

Press Releases

A study by Zigler Center faculty of Parents as Teachers shows the program's positive impact. Click here for a press release.

A Vision for Universal Preschool Education, by Edward Zigler, Walter Gilliam and Stephanie Jones, won the 2008 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education. Read a press release here.

A study by Walter Gilliam, Zigler Center Director, found that Pre-K students are expelled at a rate more than three times that of children in grades K-12. Read a press release on this study. A follow-up report that advocates policies to reduce expulsion of the nation’s youngest students was released on January 10, 2008. Read a press release here.