Anthony L. Burrow

Associate Professor; Director, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
Human Development, College of Human Ecology

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Contact Information

202A Beebe Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-1247

Anthony L. Burrow

Associate Professor; Director, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
Human Development, College of Human Ecology

Expertise

Purpose in life; adolescent development; positive youth development; racial and ethnic identity development; daily process designs

Current Research Interest

Exploring how a sense of purpose arises in daily life; investigating whether the benefits of sensing purpose in life are contingent on purpose content; investigating the adjustment correlates of losing a sense of purpose once acquired; understanding how self-driven learning bolsters youth purpose

Distinction

President’s and Provost’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Service through Diversity
Engaged Scholar Prize
State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Selected Publications

Burrow, Anthony L., and Patrick L. Hill, eds. The Ecology of Purposeful Living Across the Lifespan. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2020.

Burrow, Anthony L., Kaylin Ratner, Sabrina Porcelli, and Rachel Sumner. “Does Purpose Grow Here? Exploring 4-H as a Context for Cultivating Youth Purpose.” Journal of Adolescent Research (July 22, 2020).

Cornell Research Website Article

The Benefits of Having a Sense of Purpose