Carol O. Eckerman
Carol O. Eckerman is a developmental scientist and a Christian contemplative. Recently retired from Duke University as Professor Emerita of Psychology and Neuroscience, she is the author of numerous research articles on infant and toddler behavioral development. She was the founding Co-Editor of the international journal, Social Development. A resident of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she currently writes, plays her flute, and serves as a spiritual director and retreat leader. She is a graduate of the Shalem Spiritual Guidance Program, a founding member of the Shalem Society for Contemplative Leadership, and an Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA).