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Deborah Phillips

Department of Psychology
Georgetown College

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.

Activities include:

  • ​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.


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