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Associate Professor, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University

Dr. Calvin Gidney is an Associate Professor at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University, where he teaches courses in language development, the acquisition of literacy, bilingual education, and language disorders in children. His current research projects include an investigation into the language of children’s television, as well as research in the socio-cultural contexts of teaching and learning. He received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 1995 in the field of Linguistics.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Tufts University