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
Stockholm University Docteur Honoris Causa
National Academy of Sciences Board Member on Children Youth and Families
Merrill Presidential Scholar Outstanding Educator
MacArthur Foundation Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow
Evans, Gary W. “The Environment of Childhood Poverty.” American Psychologist 59 (2004): 77-92.
Kim, Pilyoung, Gary W. Evans, Michael Angstadt, S. Shaun Ho, Chandra S. Sripada, James E. Swain, Israel Liberzon, and K. Luan Phan. “Effect of Childhood Poverty and Chronic Stress on Emotion Regulatory Brain Function in Adulthood.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, no. 46 (2013): 18442-18447.
Cornell Research Website Article
Damaging Effects of Poverty on Children