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Human and Community Development

Emmy Werner

Emmy Werner

Professor Emeritus

Child Psychologist (E.S.)

Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Interests: Risk and resilience across the lifespan, childhood in historical context
Recipient of Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award from the Society of Research in Child Development, April 1999
Recipient of the Dolley Madison Presidential Award for Outstanding Lifelong Contributions to the Development and Well-being of Children and Families, December 1999
Recipient of the University of California 1999/2000 Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award, June 2000
Recipient of the Arnold Gesell Award, 2001, German Society for Social Pediatrics
Recipient of the Society of Human Development Award for Distinguished Career Contributions to the Scientific Study of Life Span Development, October 2005
Recent Publications:
Werner, E.E. In Pursuit of Liberty: Coming of Age in the American Revolution. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2006
Werner, E.E. and Smith, R.S. Att vaxa: Mot alla odds:Fran fodelse till vuxenliv. Stockholm:Svenska Foreningen for Psykisk Halsa, 2003
Werner, E.E. A conspiracy of decency: The rescue of the Danish Jews in World War II. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2002
Werner, E.E. and Smith, R.S. Journeys from childhood to midlife: Risk resilience and recovery. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. 2001 (hard cover and paperback)
Werner, E.E. Unschuldige Zeugen. Europa Verlag: Hamburg, 2001 (German translation)
Werner, E.E. Through the eyes of innocents: Children witness World War II. Boulder, CO. Westview Press, 1999 (paperback 2001)
Werner, E.E. Reluctant witnesses: Children's voices from the civil war. Westview Press, 1998 (paperback 1999)
Werner, E.E. Pioneer children on the journey west. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995 (paperback 1996)
Werner, E.E. and Smith, R.S. Overcoming the odds: High risk children from birth to adulthood. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. 1992 (paperback 1994)
Werner, E.E. Vulnerable, but invincible. New York: Adams, Bannister, and Cox, 1989, 1998
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