Brinda Jegatheesan

Associate Professor


Dr. Jegatheesan’s research and teaching centers on socio-cultural and contextual factors in child and early adolescent learning and development within the context of family (immediate/extended living locally and overseas) and community. The population she works with are migrant children and early adolescents with neurobiological disabilities (autism) and other developmental disabilities, childhood PTSD caused by family violence, war and postwar refugee camps, poverty, traumatic grief, and global epidemic.