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Copy of Trawick.jpgCECE faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Trawick-Smith was recently awarded the honor of Endowed Chair of Early Childhood Education. Dr. Trawick-Smith is internationally recognized for his work on multicultural child development and his research on children's play and how play enhances language. He has authored or edited numerous articles, chapters, and books, including Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective and Interactions in the Classroom: Facilitating Play in the Early Years. Dr. Trawick-Smith has also been recognized as both Distinguished Professor and CSU Professor, the highest title bestowed on a faculty member in the Connecticut State University system.