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What is Health and Human Development?

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Jennifer P. Agans
Assistant Professor
Summary Statement

My research focuses on the role of out-of-school time recreation (e.g., sport, summer camps, after-school programs) in positive youth development, and on the development of active lifestyles in youth and young adults.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
  • Graduate Program
  • Undergraduate Program
  • Unit Diversity Committee Chairs
  • Community Health and Well-Being
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Education
  • Ph.D., Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University, 2015
  • M.A., Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University, 2012
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Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Phone
Office Address
The Pennsylvania State University
704L Donald H. Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802
Fax
814-867-1715
Interests
  • Physical activity
  • Positive youth development
  • Youth sport
  • Active lifestyles
  • Research-practice partnerships