Meredith Rowe, Ed.D., is a Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her work focuses on uncovering how variations in children’s early communicative environments contribute to language development and in applying this knowledge to the development of intervention strategies for low-income families. Rowe received her doctoral degree in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2003 and then was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago for several years. In 2009, she was appointed Assistant Professor of Human Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and she moved to Harvard in 2014. Rowe was the recipient of several grants from the National Institutes of Health, including a Pathway to Independence (K99/R00) early career Research Transition Award, and a recent Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) to fund her intervention work. Her research is published widely in top journals in education and psychology, including Science , Child Development , Developmental Science , and Developmental Psychology .