Winthrop McNair Scholars at UGA Dr. Fortner-Wood with the 2014 Summer Winthrop McNair Researchers 2015 Summer McNair Researchers

Dr. Cheryl Fortner-Wood


Professor of Psychology at Winthrop University


Director of The Winthrop McNair Scholars Program


PhD, Child Development and Family Studies, Purdue University


Attachment Consultant


Courses I currently teach include:


Developmental Psychology (PSYC 206, Fall & Spring)


Advanced Child Development (PSYC 411, Fall)


McNair Research Experience (MCNR 300, Summer)


Graduate Application Preparation (MCNR 302, Fall)


To  make an appointment with Dr. FW, please visit 

Climbing the Career Ladder


Information on Careers in Developmental Psychology.




Contact Information

Dr. F-W's Office Telephone
Psychology: 803-323-2641
Winthrop McNair: 803-323-2125
Psychology Department FAX
Postal addresses
Department of Psychology, Winthrop University, 134 Kinard Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733
Winthrop McNair Scholars Program, WInthrop University, 104 Dinkins Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733
Electronic mail

*A note about letters of reference: If you would like Dr. Fortner-Wood to write a letter of reference for you, please follow the advice on this webpage

Some of My Favorite Websites

Professional Organizations

bullet American Psychological Association
bullet Society for Research on Child Development
bullet National Association for the Education of Young Children
bullet National Council on Family Relations
bullet International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD)
bullet Association for Psychological Science

See Also
bulletChronicle of Higher Education
bulletChildren's Defense Fund
bulletKids Count: Annie E. Case Foundation
bulletAgency for Health Care Research and Quality

Information on Child Development Research, Theory, and Practice
bulletThe Program for Infant/Toddler Care
bullet Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE)
bullet Stony Brook Attachment Theory and Research Web Site
bulletZero to Three

Information for Parents and Children

All About Young Children

bulletAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
bulletMayo Clinic
bulletNational Stepfamily Resource Center
bulletChildren's Television Workshop (Activities and Parenting Information)
bulletCenters for Disease Control
bulletFood & Drug Administration
bulletLa Leche League International--Breastfeeding Information
bulletHealthfinder Government Health and Medical Information
bulletNational SIDS Resource Center
bulletCommittee for Children: Youth Violence Prevention and Social-Emotional Learning

Games and Activities for Children

bulletPBS Kids
bullet Starfall
bullet Interactive Nutrition Games for Kids

Information for Parents of Children with Special Needss
bulletParents Helping Parents
bulletNational Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
bulletCouncil for Exceptional Childrenn
bulletInternet Resources for Special ChildrenInternet Resources for Special Children
bulletDivision TEACCH (Information on autism)
bulletDown Syndrome
bulletC.A.S.T. For Kids Foundation (Volunteer organization)