Dorothy G. Singer is retired Senior Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, Yale University. She is also Co-Director of the Yale University Family Television Research and Consultation Center affiliated with the Zigler Center for Child Development and Public Policy. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Her research and publications are in the area of early childhood development, television effects on youth, and parent training in imaginative play. Professor Singer received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2006, and in 2009, the Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Media Psychology from the American Psychological Association. She has authored over 150 articles and over 25 books. Her latest book is Handbook of Children and the Media.
Prof. Singer enjoys music, media research and poetry.