Department of Child and Adolescent Studies
California State University
Nicole Jafari is a faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts, Department of Human Development at California State University-Long Beach. She is also a lecturer in the College of Health & Human Development, Department of Child & Adolescent Studies at California State University-Fullerton. Jafari’s research interests are in the area of cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary development of pre-natal through late adulthood, childhood/adolescent developmental challenges, application of human development theories, and the association between scientific and spiritual growth systems. In addition, Jafari is currently working with several co-authors on a college textbook with a global, cultural, and multi-disciplinary view on human development and growth. She has also co-authored several child & adolescents related publications, human development and relation to change, and the impact of change on human growth. For the past several years, she has been speaking on the issues of children and youth in today’s multi-cultural and multi-contextual environment.