Barbara C. Etzel, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Human Development


  • Director of KU’s Center for Research in Early Childhood Education
  • Special Fellow for the Secretary on Early Development and Learning of the NIMH
  • Author of books New Developments in Behavioral Research: Theory, Methods, and Applications and Social Interaction Observation: A Manual for Training and Data Collection
  • Associate Dean of the Office of Research Administration, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, and Acting Dean of the Office of Research Administration
  • 1981: honored with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Award for work