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By: Isaura Ramirez


  • Born in Moscow in 1917
  • Moved to the U.S. at age 6
  • Went to Cornell University
  • Masters from Harvard in 1940
  • "Ecological System Theory"

Saw the process of human development as being shaped by the interaction between an individual and his or her environment

The specific path of development was a result of the influences of a persons surrounding, such as their parents, friends, school, work, culture, and so on.

Explain how everything in a child and the child's environment affects how a child grows and develops. Mesosystem, ecosystem, macro system

His scientific work and his assistance to the U.S. Government helped with the formation of Head Start Program.