Parminder Parmar (USA/India)
Health and Human Development, Penn State Worthington Scranton
Dr Parminder Parmar, PhD. She has taught in three different universities for last 37 years in Human Development She is very interested in studying early childhood development, child rearing practices and interpersonal acceptance rejection across cultures. Her research focuses on importance of play and learning in early childhood, and on parents’ cultural beliefs about what is most important for the development of young children. Her latest research interests pertain to acceptance and rejection by grandparents and fear of intimacy in young adults. She has published and presented her research at many national and international academic/research organizations. And she is the recipient of numerous awards for her academic contributions.