Nancy Carlsson-Paige
Professor Emerita


  • Child development
  • Media

Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s work at Lesley University spanned 30 years, during which she taught teachers and was a founder of the university’s Center for Peaceable Schools. She is now a prolific author and speaker, focusing on media and technology, early childhood, peaceable classrooms and education reform. Her speaking venues include the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Project Renewal Ground Zero Conference, Center for Peaceable Schools, and the National Association for the Education of Youth.  Recently, she spoke at length on WBUR’s Here and Now about violent video games. Among her awards are the Peace Educator of the Year from the Peace and Justice Studies Association, Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Award, Outstanding Educator Award from Urban College of Boston, and the Outstanding Contribution to Women award from Cambridge YWCA.