Ruth Anne Hammond is the author of Respecting Babies: A Guide to Educaring for Parents and Professionals (Zero to Three, 2019), and is a consultant for infant/toddler care and education. She teaches and mentors parents and professionals as a RIE Associate with Resources for Infant Educarers in the US and abroad. She served on RIE’s board for many years and was President from 2006 through 2011. She was on the faculty of Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School as both a member of the Senior Adjunct Faculty and a Master Teacher in the Infant/Toddler-Parent Program from 1996 to 2014.
Ms. Hammond has a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Arts in Human Development, with specializations in Infant/Toddler Studies and Leadership in Education from Pacific Oaks College. She is also a longtime member of psychologist Allan Schore’s interpersonal neurobiology study group.