Virginia Casper, Ph.D.

Faculty member and Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education
Bank Street College in New York City

Virginia Casper, Ph.D., is Faculty member and Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Bank Street College in New York City. She is a developmental psychologist by training and a teacher educator by trade, having worked with young children and families across a variety of settings in New York City and abroad. Her research has focused on issues of attachment, gender and parent-teacher relationships. Dr. Casper is the co-author of Gay Parents/Straight Schools: Building Communication and Trust and Introduction to Early Childhood Education: Learning Together, both of which highlight the importance of a multifaceted and flexible approach in addressing the unique needs of students at home and at school.