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Melissa Bright

Member of the

Assistant Research Scientist

College of Education

Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies

Dr. Bright is an Assistant Research Scientist with the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. Her research focuses on childhood adversity (e.g., maltreatment, household dysfunction, caregiver mental illness) and the pathways from adversity to poor health. She is also interested in child advocacy and how victims of child maltreatment are served through Florida’s Guardian ad Litem Program.

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