Pia Rebello Britto PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Lecturer & Fellow, McMillan Center for International and Area Studies; Associate Director, Global Policy

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchWomen & Child HealthChild Study Center: Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social PolicyYale Global Mental Health Program

Research Interests

Early child development and education programming and policy; Development of national standards and indicators for monitoring child development outcomes; Government early childhood policies; Early intervention programs in several countries; Growing up Muslim in the United States and the influence of the present socio-political context on young Muslim children's identity development more...


  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Britto, P.R., Williamson, A., Snow, T., & Mankad, K. (2013). Social protection programs and early childhood development: Unexplored potential. Australia: Plan International Australia
  • Britto, P.R., Engle, P.E., & Super, C.S., (Eds.) (2012). Handbook of Early Child Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Britto, P.R., Limlingan, M.C. (2012). School Readiness and Transitions. A Companion to the Child Friendly Schools Manual. New York, NY: UNICEF



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