Margaret Briggs-Gowan
Margaret Briggs-Gowan
Associate Professor, Interim Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UConn School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Brown University, 1989, AB, Psychology; Yale University, 1993, MS, Developmental Psychology, 1994, MPhil,
Developmental Psychology, and 1996, PhD, Developmental Psychology

Professional Area

Developmental Psychopathology; Infant and Preschool Mental Health; Psychometric Assessment; Childhood
Trauma and Violence Exposure


For pioneering contributions to the field of infant-toddler mental health, including developing innovative tools for assessing early mental health problems, seminal research proving that persistent and impairing problems emerge much earlier than previously thought, and contributions to international recognition of the importance of early childhood interventions.