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  1. Jimena, C., de Vivo, A.R.R., Hein, S., Silvera, L.P.R., Ramirez-Varela, L., & Ponguta, L.A. (2022). Impact of a Social-emotional Skills-Building Program (Pisotón) on Early Development of Children in Colombia: A Pilot Effectiveness Study. International Journal of Educational Research111: 101898. DOI:
  2. Maldonado-Carreño, C., Yoshikawa, H., Escallon, D., Ponguta, A.L., Nieto, A.M., Kagan, S.L., Rey-Guerra, C., Cristancho, J.C., Mateus, A., Caro, L.A., et al.(2022). Measuring the quality of early childhood education: Associations with children’s development from a national study with the IMCEIC tool in Colombia. Child Development 93, no. 1: 254-268. DOI:
  3. McLean, K.E., & C. Panter-Brick. (2022). Fathers matter for peace, equity and social inclusion. New Haven, CT USA: Conflict, Resilience, and Health Program, Yale University. Retrieved from
  4. Ponguta, L.A., K. Moore, D. Varghese, S. Hein, A. Ng, A.F. Alzaghoul, M.A. Benavides Camacho, K. Sethi, & M. Al-Soleiti. (2022). Landscape analysis of early childhood development and education in emergencies. Journal on Education in Emergencies8, no. 1: 138. DOI:
  5. Rey-Guerra, C., Maldonado-Carreño, C., Ponguta, L.A., Nieto, A.M., & Yoshikawa, H.(2022). Family engagement in early learning opportunities at home and in early childhood education centers in Colombia. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 58: 35-46. DOI:
  6. Ballesteros, G., María, L., Flores, J.M., Hoyos, A.M.O., Tobón, A.L., Hein, S., Rincon, F.B., Gómez, O., & Ponguta, L.A. (2021). Evaluating the 3Cs Program for Caregivers of Young Children Affected by the Armed Conflict in Colombia. Journal on Education in Emergencies 7 (2): 212-52. DOI:
  7. Britto, P.R., Hanöz-Penney, S., Ponguta, L.A., Sunar, D., Issa, G., Hein, S.D., do Rosário, M.C., Almuneef, M.A., Korucu, I., Togo, Y., Kurbonov, J., Choibekov, N., Phan, H.T.T., Fallon, N.S., Artukoğlu, B.B., Hartl, F.J., Salah, R., Fitzpatrick, S., Connolly, P., Dunne, L., Miller, S., Pruett, K., & Leckman, J.F. (2021). Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families. Dev Psychopathol. 33(2):409-420. DOI: PMID: 32935656.
  8. Leckman, J.F., Ponguta, L.A., Pavarini, G., Hein, S.D., McCarthy, M.F., Staiti, H., Hanöz-Penney, S., Rubinstein, J., Pruett, K.D., Yazgan, Y.M., et al. (2021). Love and peace across generations: Biobehavioral systems and global partnerships. Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology,8: 100092. DOI:
  9. McCarthy, M., & Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). (2021). The state of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world’s most vulnerable children. ECPC panel session summary report. G20 Civil Society (C20) Virtual Summit — C20 Saudi Arabia 2020. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  10. Panter-Brick, C., & M. Ungar. (2021). Resilience humanitarianism and peacebuilding. In: Michael Ungar (ed) Multisystemic resilience: Adaptation and transformation in contexts of change. 361-74. Oxford University Press. DOI:
  11. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). (2020). ECPC global call to action in response to COVID-19 for children in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  12. Hein, S., Bick. J., Issa, G., Aoude, L., Maalouf, C., Awar, A., et al. (2020). Maternal perceptions of father involvement among refugee and disadvantaged families in Beirut, Lebanon. PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229670. DOI:
  13. Ponguta, L.A., Issa, G., Aoudeh, L., Maalouf, C., Hein, S.D., Zonderman, A.L., Katsovich, L., Khoshnood, K., Bick, J., Awar, A., et al. (2020). Effects of the Mother−Child Education Program on parenting stress and disciplinary practices among refugee and other marginalized communities in Lebanon: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 59(6): 727-738. DOI:
  14. Pruett, K.D., & Pruett, M.K. (2020). Engaging fathers of young children in low-income families to improve child and family outcomes: A preventive intervention perspective. In: Fitzgerald, H.E., von Klitzing, K., Cabrera, N.J., Scarano de Mendonça, J., Skjøthaug, T. (eds) Handbook of Fathers and Child Development. Springer, Cham. DOI:
  15. Leckman, J.F., Donaldson, C., Affolter, F., & Ponguta, L.A. (2019). Pathways to wellbeing and a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children and families. Japanese Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,2019 60: 278-298. DOI:
  16. Ponguta, L.A., Maldonado-Carreño, C., Kagan, S.L., Yoshikawa, H., Nieto, A.M., Aragón, C.A., Mateus, A., Rodríguez, A.M., Motta, A., Varela, L.R., et al.(2019). Adaptation and application of the Measuring Early Learning Quality and Outcomes (MELQO) framework to early childhood education settings in Colombia. Zeitschrift für Psychologie 227, no. 2: 105-112. DOI:
  17. Pruett, M.K., Cowan, P.A., Cowan, C.P., Gillette, P., & Pruett, K.D. (2019). Supporting Father Involvement: An intervention with community and child welfare-referred couples. Family Relations68, no. 1: 51-67. DOI:
  18. Donaldson, C., Affolter, F., Salah, R., Britto, P.R., Leckman, J.F., Connolly, P., Fitzpatrick, S., & Walmsley, P. (2018). ECPC background paper "Contributions of Early Childhood Development programming to sustainable peace and development”. New York City: Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  19. Donaldson, C. (2017). Contributions of early childhood development services to preventing violent conflict and sustaining peace. Edited by Liliana Angelica Ponguta, Friedrich Affolter, and Pia Rebello Britto. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  20. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). (2018). ECPC Video Series: Early Childhood Development Advances the Culture of Peace. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  21. Leckman, J.F., & Britto, P.R. (2018). Steps toward peace and violence prevention across generations: The potential of Early Child Development in the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev.2018: 5-12. DOI:
  22. Leckman, J.F., & Britto, P.R. (2018).Towards a more peaceful world: The promise of early child development programmes. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. Volume 2018, Special Issue 159. Retrieved from
  23. Ponguta, L.A., Donaldson, C., Affolter, F., Connolly, P., Dunne, L., Miller, S., Britto, P., Salah, R., & Leckman, J. (2018). Early childhood development programs, peacebuilding, and the Sustainable Development Goals: Opportunities for interdisciplinary research and multisectoral partnerships. In: Verma, S., Petersen, A. (eds) Developmental Science and Sustainable Development Goals for Children and Youth. Social Indicators Research Series, vol 74. Springer, Cham. DOI:
  24. Ponguta, L.A., Rasheed, M.A., Reyes, C.R., & Yousafzai, A.K.(2018). A conceptual model for youth-led programs as a promising approach to Early Childhood Care and Education. New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. 71-89. DOI:
  25. Salah, R. (2018). Global citizenship and the role of the United Nations: The promise of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development2018, no. 159: 99-105. DOI:
  26. Yousafzai, A., Aboud, F.E., Nores, M., & Britto, P.R. (eds)(2018). ANYAS special Issue | Implementation research and practice for early childhood development 2018i. DOI:
  27. Britto, P.R., Lye, S.J., Proulx, K., Yousafzai, A.K., Matthews, S.G., Vaivada, T., Perez-Escamilla, R., Rao, N., Ip, P., Fernald, L.C.H., MacMillan, H., Hanson, M., Wachs, T.D., Yao, H., Yoshikawa, H., Cerezo, A., Leckman, J.F., Bhutta, Z.A.; Early Childhood Development Interventions Review Group, for the Lancet Early Childhood Development Series Steering Committee. (2017). Nurturing care: promoting early childhood development. 389(10064):91-102. DOI: Epub 2016 Oct 4. PMID: 27717615.
  28. Donaldson, C. (2017).Contributions of Early Childhood Development services to preventing violent conflict and sustaining peace, Edited by Liliana Angelica Ponguta, Friedrich Affolter, and Pia Rebello Britto. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  29. Pruett, M.K., Pruett, K.D., Cowan, C.P., & Cowan, P.A. (2017). Enhancing paternal engagement in a coparenting paradigm. Child Development Perspectives11, no. 4: 245-250. DOI:
  30. Leckman, J. F., Panter-Brick, C., & Salah, R. (2014). Pathways to peace: The transformative power of children and families. Vol. 15. Cambridge MA US / London UK: MIT Press. DOI:
  31. Panter-Brick, C., Burgess, A., Eggerman, M., McAllister, F., Pruett, K., & Leckman, J.F. (2014). Practitioner review: Engaging fathers--recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2014 Nov;55(11):1187-212. DOI: Epub 2014 Jul 1. PMID: 24980187; PMCID: PMC4277854.
  32. Britto, P.R., Yoshikawa, H., van Ravens, J., Ponguta, L.A., Reyes, M., Oh, S., Dimaya, R., Nieto, A.M., & Seder, R. (2014). Strengthening systems for integrated early childhood development services: A cross-national analysis of governance. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 Jan;1308:245-55. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12365. PMID: 24571220. DOI:
  33. Eggerman, M., & Panter-Brick. C. (2014). Life Feeds on Hope: Family Mental Health, Culture, and Resilience, In: Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi (eds). (2014). Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace. University of Texas Press. Retrieved from
  34. Sunar, D., Kagitcibasi, C., Leckman, J., Britto, P, Panter-Brick, C., Pruett, K., Reyes, M., Hodges, W., Zonderman, A., Yazgan, U., Göksel, A., & Sirali, Y. (2013). Is early childhood relevant to peacebuilding? Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 8:3, 81-85, DOI:
  35. Ponguta, L.A., & Zonderman, A. (2013). Early Childhood Peace Consortium: Full report on the global launch. Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Retrieved from
  36. Britto, P., Williamson, A., Snow, T., & Mankad, K. (2013). Social protection programs and early childhood development: Unexplored potential. Yale University, Plan International Australia. Retrieved from
  37. Britto, P., Engle, P., & Super, C. (2013). Handbook of Early Child Development Research and its Impact on Global Policy. Oxford Scholarship Online. DOI:
  38. Panter-Brick, C., & Leckman, J.F. (2013). Editorial commentary: Resilience in child development--interconnected pathways to wellbeing. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013 Apr;54(4):333-6. DOI: PMID: 23517424.
  39. Britto, P.R., Yoshikawa, H., & Boller, K. (2011). Quality of early childhood development programs in global contexts rationale for investment, conceptual framework and implications for equity. Social Policy Report. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD). Volume 25, Number 2. Retrieved from
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