Department of Psychology
Deborah Phillips is a professor in the Department of Psychology and vice dean of faculty for Georgetown College. She is also affiliated faculty of the McCourt School of Public Policy and a member of the Global Health Initiative faculty committee.
- Served as first executive director of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine.
- Served as president of the Foundation for Child Development.
- Acted as director of Child Care Information Services at the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
- Studies the developmental effects of early childhood programs for both typically developing children and those with special needs.