Robin B. Howse, Ph.D. is an associate research scientist with the Puckett Institute. She completed graduate work at Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She has overseen research and evaluation projects with children, youth, and families both in North Carolina and nationwide. Much of Dr. Howse's work has included identifying the strengths and interests of children and families while working to increase learning opportunities for young children. Dr. Howse has been involved in the development of learning materials for both parents and teachers who provide care for children ages 0-5.