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Laurence Steinberg

Laurence Steinberg, PhD

Dr. Steinberg is a nationally recognized expert on psychological development during adolescence. His research has focused on a range of topics in the study of contemporary adolescence, including parent-adolescent relationships, adolescent employment, high school reform, and juvenile justice. He has been a frequent consultant to state and federal agencies and lawmakers on child labor, secondary education, and juvenile justice policy. In 2009, Dr. Steinberg received the APA's award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy. He also received the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for his landmark contributions to the study of adolescence.


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