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University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies


Dr Mihaela Robila

Dr. Mihaela Robila, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Queens College, City University of New York, was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies during the Easter Term 2018. Her scholarship is focused on child and family functioning and family policies in different countries. She edited the Handbook on Family Policies across the Globe (Springer, 2014) and Families in Eastern Europe (Elsevier, 2004), and is the author of Eastern European Immigrant Families (Routledge, 2010). She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association Divisions 52 (International Psychology), 43 (Family Psychology), and 37 (Child and Family Policy and Practice).

As part of her 2017-18 Faculty Fellowship Leave, Dr Robila co-edited a book on Global Perspectives on Family Life Education (Springer, 2018) and collaborated with a team of international scholars on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Families project, which was launched at the UN Headquarters in New York in May 2018.