Maryam Abdullah

Parenting Program Director
Greater Good Science Center

Maryam Abdullah, Ph.D., is the Parenting Program Director at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. She is a developmental psychologist with expertise in parent-child relationships and children’s prosocial development. At the Greater Good Science Center, Maryam leads the center’s parenting initiative, which supports community-based organizations that serve parents and writes articles about the latest child development and parenting science research for families on Greater Good, the center’s online magazine. Prior to joining the Greater Good Science Center, she was an Assistant Project Scientist in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine where she provided parenting and child interventions at a school-based behavioral health program. Her research explores family relationships, early development of children with autism spectrum disorder, and traditional behavioral and canine-assisted interventions for children with ADHD.

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