Judith Torney-Purta ProfessorPh.D.University of Chicago Home Directory Faculty Judith Torney-Purta Department: Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology Curriculum Vitae: Curriculum VitaeEmail Address: email@example.comPhone Number: (301) 405-2806Location: 3304S Benjamin Building Research Interests social/political cognition, civic education cross-nationally, cross-cultural and inter-cultural studies, research related to social policy, Interaction in technology-rich environments, social studies and history learning. <em>Areas of Student Supervision: Publications Torney-Purta, J. & Barber, C. (2011). Fostering young people's support for participatory human rights through their developmental niches. American Journal of Orthpsychiatry, 81, 473-481. Torney-Purta, J. & Amadeo, J. (2012). The contribution of international large scale studies in civic education and engagement. (Pp. 87-114). In M. von Davier et al. (Eds). The role of international large scale assessments. New York: Springer.