Anne Douglass
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education and Human Development
University of Massachusetts Boston
(617) 287-7675

Related Research Interests

Anne Douglass is an assistant professor of early childhood education at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She received her PhD in Social Policy from Brandeis University. Her research interests focus on early childhood policy, child care quality improvement and organizational change, professionalization, and the preservation and promotion of caring in organizations.

Related Publications

  • Gittell, J.H.; Douglass, A. (2012). Embedding reciprocal relationships into roles: The relational bureaucratic form. Academy of Management Review, 37(4), forthcoming October 2012.
  • Douglass, Anne; Gittell, Jody Hoffer (forthcoming 2012/13). Transforming professionalism: relational bureaucracy and parent-teacher partnerships in child care settings. Journal of Early Childhood Research.
  • Douglass, Anne;  Klerman, Lorraine (2012). The Strengthening Families initiative and child care quality improvement:  how Strengthening Families influenced change in child care programs in one state. Early Education and Development, 23, 373-392.
  • Douglass, Anne (2011). Improving family engagement: the organizational context and its influence on partnering with parents in formal child care settings. Early Childhood Research and Practice,13 (2).