Pub. date: 2005 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412950565 | Print ISBN: 9780761928201 | Online ISBN: 9781412950565| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Lamb, Michael E.
Richard M. Lerner & Elizabeth Katcher
Michael Lamb's 30-year scholarly career has been of central importance to the field of human development. As a consequence of his professional leadership in the application of developmental psychological science to public policy and community-based programs both across the United States and internationally, virtually all scholars in developmental science around the world are thoroughly familiar with his substantial contributions as a basic scholar and as an applied scientist, and with the numerous, distinguished contributions of his research to children and families around the globe. Michael Lamb was born in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia). In 1972, he received a BA degree from the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, and in 1974, he earned the first of three master's degrees, graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a master's of arts degree. In 1975, he completed a master's of science and a master's of philosophy, both from Yale University. He was ...