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consultant , psychology professor

Nancy Louise de Villiers Rader, American psychology professor, consultant. Fellow National Defense Education Act, 1968, 71-74, Ford Foundation, 1970-1974; grantee National Institute of Mental Health, 1982, National Science Foundation, since 2001.


Rader, Nancy Louise de Villiers was born on May 21, 1948 in Danbury, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Martin Anthony and Elsie Concetta (Lauricella) Rader.


AB magna cum laude, Smith College, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1976.


Assistant professor psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974-1982;director Infant and Child Laboratory, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979-1982;scholar Foundation for Child Development, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982-1983;postdoctoral fellow, research psychologist Neuropsychiat. Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, 1983-1984;visiting scholar, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1979;research associate, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1984-1985;assistant professor, Ithaca College, 1985-1990;associate professor, Ithaca College, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Board directors Coddington Community Center, Ithaca, 1991-1994, Family and Children Services, 1999-2002. Member American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Society for Research in Child Development, International Society for Study Behavioral Development, International Society for Ecological Psychology, Eastern Psychological Association, Sigma Xi (president Ithaca College chapter 1988-1989), Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, mystery.


Married David Strutt de Villiers, September 6, 1975. 1 child, Alyssa Jane.

Martin Anthony Rader

Elsie Concetta (Lauricella) Rader

David Strutt de Villiers

Alyssa Jane Rader