Clemson early childhood education professor Dolores (Dee) Stegeln served as guest editor of  Childhood Education, a leading academic journal.

Clemson early childhood education professor Dolores (Dee) Stegeln served as guest editor of Childhood Education, a leading academic journal.

Dolores (Dee) Stegelin, professor of early childhood education at Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, served as guest editor of a special edition of Childhood Education focused on global aspects of early childhood education.

Along with her co-editors, Stegelin brought together scholars from countries around the world to address critical issues and needs in early childhood education in the issue, titled “Enhancing the Quality of Early Childhood Care and Education Globally.”

Stegelin is engaged in research and study abroad experiences in Reggio Emiia, Italy, in collaboration with the University of Reggio Emilia, studying applications for early childhood curriculum and science education in the United States. Her research interests also include public policy in early childhood education, parent-school-community relationships, and the impact of rural and urban poverty on early childhood development.

Childhood Education is the academic journal of the Association for Childhood Education International. Issues cover innovative classroom practices, childhood development theory, research reviews, and issues affecting education, children and families.