Gary W. Evans
Environmental psychology; developmental psychology; stress
Current Research Interest
Environment of childhood poverty; children’s environments; children and stress; the development of children’s environmental attitudes and ecological behaviors
Merrill Presidential Scholar Outstanding Educator
MacArthur Foundation Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, 2013-2014
Evans, Gary W. “The Environment of Childhood Poverty.” American Psychologist 59 ( 2004 ): 77-92.
Evans, Gary W. and Michelle A. Schamberg. “Childhood Poverty, Chronic Stress, and Adult Working Memory.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (2009): 6545-6549.
Cornell Research Website Article
Damaging Effects of Poverty on Children