Dr. Stuart Marcovitch (Psychology) has been appointed editor-in-chief of the academic journal Cognitive Development. Cognitive Development is the flagship journal of the Jean Piaget Society, which is an international organization that studies human knowledge and development. Starting in November, Dr. Marcovitch will begin a three-year term as editor-in-chief of the journal. The head of UNCG’s Psychology Department, Marcovitch is a specialist in developmental psychology and cognitive development in children. In addition, Markovitch is co-director of and researcher at D.U.C.K. (Development and Understand of Children’s Knowledge) Lab, which is based on the UNCG campus and studies child development.