|Dr. Diane M. Horm|
Dr. Diane M. Horm is the George Kaiser Family Foundation Endowed Chair of Early Childhood Education and Founding Director of the Early Childhood Education Institute (ECEI) at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa. This is her 5th year at OU. Prior to her 2006 OU appointment, she held faculty and administrative positions at the University of Rhode Island (URI) including Associate Dean of the College of Human Sciences, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and Director of the URI Child Development Centers. Through the ECEI, Horm is currently leading several applied research initiatives in early childhood education including program evaluation research in collaboration with Oklahoma’s State Pilot Program to Expand and Enhance Infant/Toddler Programming and Tulsa’s Educare programs.