Craig Ramey

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Research Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar of Human Development, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
Research Professor, Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience
Research Professor, Department of Human Development, College of Liberal Arts and Human Science, Virginia Tech
Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Office Hours
By appointment
Office Address
Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
R-2012, Riverside 2
Roanoke, VA 24016
Office Phone
Short Bio
West Virginia University: Ph.D.,Life Span Developmental Psychology
University of California Berkeley: Post doctoral fellowship, Human Development

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  • Pungello, E.P., Kainz, K., Burchinal, M., Wasik, B.H., Sparling, J.J. Ramey, C.T., & Campbell, F.A. (2010). Early educational intervention, early cumulative risk, and the early home environment as predictors of young adult outcomes within a high-risk sample. Child Development, 81:410-426.
  • Ramey, C.T., & Ramey, S.L. (2010). Head Start: Strategies to improve outcomes for children living in poverty. In R. Haskins and W.S. Barnett(Eds.). Investing in Young Children: New Directions in Federal and Early Childhood Policy. (pp. 59-67) Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.
  • Ramey, C.T., Ramey, S.L., & Stokes, B.R. (2009). Research evidence about program dosage and student achievement: Effective public prekindergarten programs in Maryland and Louisiana. In R. Pianta & C. Howes(Eds.). The Promise of Pre-K. (pp. 79-105) Baltimore: Brookes Publishing.
  • Campbell, F.A., Wasik, B.H., Pungello, E., Burchinal, M., Barbarin, O., Kainz, K., Sparling, J.J., & Ramey, C.T. (2008). Young adult outcomes from the Abecedarian and CARE early childhood educational interventions. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 23:452-466.
  • Ramey, C.T., Ramey, S.L., & Lanzi, R.G. (2006). Children’s health and education. In I. Sigel & A. Renninger(Eds.). The handbook of child psychology. Vol. 4 (pp. 864–892) Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley & Sons.
  • Ramey, C.T. & Ramey, S.L. (2006). Early learning and school readiness: Can early intervention make a difference?. In N.F. Watt, C.C. Ayoub, R.H. Bradley, J.E. Puma, & W.A. Lebeouf(Eds.). The crisis in youth mental health: Critical issues and effective programs. Early intervention programs and policies. Vol. 4 (pp. 291-317) Westport: Praeger Press.