Please address all correspondence to the SSHD Executive Secretary:

Monika Ardelt
Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law
3219 Turlington Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7330

Contact Phone: (352) 294-7166

Listserv for SSHD Membership Maintained by:

Denis Gerstorf

Society Website Maintained by:

Anthony Dick
Psychology Department
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199

Society Policies and Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Society for the Study of Human Development. These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Society for the Study of Human Development's Website. By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use Society for the Study of Human Development's website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.Whilst we endeavor to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant  its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Privacy and Refund Policy

The Society for the Study of Human Development has a no-refund policy.

It is Society for the Study of Human Development’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to (hereinafter, "us", "we", or ""). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources. This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Society for the Study of Human Development’s websites choose to interact with Society for the Study of Human Development in ways that require Society for the Study of Human Development to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Society for the Study of Human Development gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for membership to provide a username and email address. The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you are a registered user of and have supplied your email address, Society for the Study of Human Development may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Society for the Study of Human Development.

The Society for the Study of Human Development does not disclose your personally-identifying information or share it with third parties, except for the purposes of processing membership dues.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Society for the Study of Human Development may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Society for the Study of Human Development’s sole discretion. Society for the Study of Human Development encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.