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Laurie R. Garduque

LAURIE R. GARDUQUE is the Director, Juvenile Justice, in the MacArthur Foundation's US Programs. Her primary responsibilities focus on activities in juvenile justice and mental health.

Dr. Garduque joined the Foundation in 1991 after serving as Director of the National Forum on the Future of Children and Families, a joint project of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine. From 1984 to 1987, she was Director in charge of governmental and professional liaison for the American Educational Research Association in Washington, D.C. This position followed the year she spent, from 1983 to 1984, as a Congressional Science Fellow in the U.S. Senate.

From 1980 to 1985, Dr. Garduque held a faculty position as an Assistant Professor in human development at Pennsylvania State University. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology and her M.A. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Date Created: July 9, 2020