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Stephanie Maher Ridley

Stephanie Maher Ridley

Stephanie Maher Ridley

Director of Development and External Affairs
she/her/hers
919.966.6623
Bypass, Room 330
Campus Box 8180
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8180

Education 

MEd
Counseling Psychology,
Teachers College, Columbia University
MA
Counseling Psychology,
Teachers College, Columbia University
BA
Developmental Psychology,
Duke University

Area(s) of Work

Biographical Statement 

Stephanie Maher Ridley, EdM, directs advancement activities for the Institute and serves as the liaison with the Office of University Development. She manages relationships with external collaborators and works to build partnerships with stakeholders across campus and around the state. In her role on the Institute's administrative team, she leads strategic initiatives and contributes to both internal and external communications.

Stephanie previously served as a research associate studying child development, child care quality, engagement, and school readiness. She was assistant editor for the Society for Research in Child Development's Social Policy Report from 2014-2016.