The Kempe Center is welcoming new employees Gary Melton, Ph.D., and Robin Kimbrough-Melton, J.D.
Dr. Gary Melton will conduct research and write extensively in his area of expertise including child and family policy and psychology, child advocacy, use of social science research in legal reform, and international developments in child and family policy. Since 1999, he has served as Director of the Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life at Clemson University, as well as a tenured Professor of Psychology there.
Ms. Kimbrough-Melton will focus on policy development relative to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, and the application of international human rights law to child and family policy. She was previously a Research Professor at the Institute on Family & Neighborhood Life at Clemson University.