The Div. 7 leadership comprises the three presidents (current, past and president-elect), along with the other members of the executive committee.

Great Leaders in Our Field

Div. 7 honors great leaders in the field of developmental psychology. 

Please discover more about the achievements of our current honoree, Ed Zigler, PhD (PDF, 101KB).

If you want to honor a leader in developmental psychology, please contact our webmaster, Sue Hobbs.

Ed Zigler
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Ed Zigler, PhD (PDF, 101KB)

Ed's contributions to the professional development of many is apparent in…myriad other publications; what is less well-known, except to those who have worked closely with him, is what an extraordinary human being he is. On the outside, Ed is an awe-inspiring, even intimidating figure. However, those well acquainted with him know that at a personal level, he is among the kindest, most gentle and compassionate of individuals.

Eleanor Maccoby, PhD
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Eleanor Maccoby, PhD

Eleanor Maccoby is among the most revered progenitors of modern-day developmental psychology.

Karen Saywitz, PhD
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Karen Saywitz, PhD

Karen Saywitz was an ardent advocate, scientist and practitioner working tirelessly to ameliorate the trauma of child maltreatment and its legal aftermath for children and their families.

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