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Bachelor of Art in Art/Art Education – Carlow College
Master of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology – University of Pittsburgh
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology – University of Pittsburgh
Family Culture, African American or Black Families, Socioeconomic Status, Out-of-School Time influences on Academic Achievement, Program Evaluation
Kalani Palmer, a graduate of Carlow College and the University of Pittsburgh, is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development, Fashion, and Interior Design. Palmer’s primary area of research focuses on the role of family culture and parent
involvement in supporting academic achievement. Palmer is an applied researcher and evaluator with experience in clinical settings and urban school districts, as well as nonprofit youth- and family-serving organizations.