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    MARY S. RIVKIN - Biography  
Ph.D. - University of Maryland, College Park (1985)
Associate Professor
Office:  ACIV Building, A Wing, Room 410
Phone:  410-455-2259

In the Early Childhood Education program, courses in child development and curriculum, and science processes, and designing outdoor play spaces. Research interests include outdoor play, environmental education, and sustainability. Books include Toward Curriculum for Being: Voices of Educators (with Louise Berman, Francine Hultgren, Diane Lee, and Jessie Roderick), Science Experiences for the Early Childhood Years: An Affective Integrated Approach, 10th ed. (2012) (with Jean Harlan), and The Great Outdoors: Advocating for Natural Spaces for Young Children (2014).