Dr. Kimberly Boller is the Senior Director for Science Affairs at the American Psychological Association. She has conducted policy and program research on early childhood services and systems in more than 10 countries and led strategy for a family foundation in New Jersey dedicated to partnering for systems change in early childhood and health. Her research in the United States has focused on Early Head Start; home visiting to prevent child maltreatment; and child care quality, rating, and improvement systems. Her global work includes research and learning collaborative projects for UNICEF and Dubai Cares on early childhood systems, measurement of service quality and outcomes, and professional development enhancements to support the early childhood education workforce. She currently is focusing on research ethics and the future of psychological science.
Boller received her Ph.D. in Developmental and Cognitive Psychology from Rutgers University.