DSSE Research Lab

Under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Brown Urban, the Developmental Systems Science & Evaluation Research Lab (DSSERL) explores questions related to developmental science and program evaluation and planning from a systems science perspective.

The Developmental Systems Science and Evaluation Research Lab (DSSERL) is directed by Dr. Jennifer Brown Urban, Assistant Professor of Family and Child Studies. DSSERL engages in interdisciplinary projects and is engaged in collaborations with several other universities including Cornell University (Cornell Office for Research on Evaluation), University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, and Tufts University (Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development). Graduate and undergraduate research assistants in DSSERL come from a variety of departments and disciplines including education, health and nutrition sciences, family and child studies, and psychology.