Walter S. Gilliam

University of Nebraska

Walter S. Gilliam is Executive Director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska, where he holds the Richard D. Holland Presidential Chair in Early Childhood Development, and Professor in the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is also Professor Adjunct in the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine, a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, President of Zero to Three, and a former President of Child Care Aware of America. He is the author of A Vision for Universal Preschool Education (with Edward Zigler and Stephanie Jones, 2006).