Charlyn Browne manages the Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC), a five-year project of the federal Administration for Children and Families, the Children’s Bureau, the National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families and the Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds that is coordinated by CSSP. In that capacity, Browne helps generate and disseminate new knowledge and evidence about programs and strategies that prevent child maltreatment and promote healthy child and family development. Prior to joining CSSP, she served as an associate professor of psychological studies at Clark-Atlanta University, teaching graduate psychology courses and chairing the Department of Counseling and Psychological Studies. Previously, she served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Morris Brown College, and as a professor of psychology at Atlanta Metropolitan College. Browne received the 21st Century Fellow award from the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families in 2007 and is a former visiting minority scholar for the Educational Testing Service. She holds a doctoral degree from Georgia State University in early childhood education, a master’s degree in educational psychology from Atlanta University and is a graduate of Spelman College.