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Robyn M. Holmes Monmouth University, USA

Robyn M. Holmes, PhD, is a professor of Psychology and affiliated member of the History/Anthropology Department at Monmouth University, USA. Her teaching and research interests reflect interdisciplinary and cultural perspectives. Her primary research interests are children’s play, early childhood, and qualitative methods. Recent research explores the relationship between childhood and culture through ethnographic fieldwork in the Pacific Rim. She is currently exploring the relationship between play, language, and creativity in preschoolers. She is the author of two books, How Young Children Perceive Race and Fieldwork with Children (available in Chinese) and a forthcoming text in cultural psychology. She has published numerous articles and chapters on play, sport, and early childhood. These appear in the American Journal of Play, Child Studies in Asia-Pacific Contexts, Children’s Folklore Review, the International Journal of Play, Play and Culture Studies, and the Journal of Sport Behavior.