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Matia Finn-Stevenson, PhD

Research Scientist; Associate Director Zigler Center; Director, School of the 21st Century; Director, The Mutt-i-grees Initiative

Contact Information

Matia Finn-Stevenson, PhD

Mailing Address

  • School of the 21st Century

    310 Prospect Street

    New Haven, CT, 06511

    United States

Research Summary

The application of research in policy and practice and the development, evaluation and dissemination of research-based programs addressing the needs of children and families.

Extensive Research Description

The School of the 21st Century, a school-based approach to providing child care and family support services, implemented in over 1300 schools in the US

The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, builds on the research on human-animal interaction to enhance socio-emotional skills. Designed for all students from PreK-Grade 6, Middle School and High School. Also appropriate for use with students with special needs.

Research Interests

Psychiatry and Psychology; Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena