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Julie Poehlmann-Tynan

Expert on high risk infants and young children in the family context; children with incarcerated parents; preterm infants in the family context; attachment relationships

Professor, human development and family studies School of Human Ecology Work: 608-262-1773 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Children with incarcerated parents
  • Preterm infants and their families
  • Early parent-child relationships
  • Children at risk for developmental problems


  • Director, Center for Child and Family Well-Being
  • Advisor, "Sesame Street"
  • Editor, "Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners" (Urban Institute Press, 2010)
  • Licensed psychologist in Wisconsin and New York
  • Contemplative Studies Fellow, Mind & Life Institute (2012-13)