Dr. Ingrid Cordon
Dr. Cordon is Research Director and Assistant Project Scientist at the Center for Public Policy Research at the University of California (UC), Davis. She has conducted research and published numerous articles, chapters and reports on such topics as child maltreatment, children in court, child welfare, juvenile delinquency, memory development, and emotion processing. Dr. Cordon received a Bachelors degree from UCLA (summa cum laude); a Masters degree from California State University, Northridge; and a Ph.D. from UC Davis. She then served as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota, Harvard Medical School, and Children’s Hospital, Boston. Dr. Cordon’s educational background includes training in developmental psychology, developmental neuroscience, statistics and research methods and design. She also served as part-time faculty at California State University, Sacramento.
Macaria earned her Master’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature from CSU, Sacramento. Before joining the Center for Public Policy Research at the University of California, Davis, she worked for the University of Virginia at the National Center for Early Childhood Education. While employed at the Center for Public Policy Research, she has worked on the National Youth in Transition Database Project and is currently playing a central role in the Spanish Language Learning Experiences Project, funded by the California Department of Social Services. She has published several papers on children and law.