Advocate for Children Leads a Graduate School for Childhood Development

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Erikson Institute

Geoffrey A. Nagle

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Erikson Institute

Geoffrey A. Nagle

When he was in his late 20s, an urge to create social change led Geoffrey A. Nagle to quit his job as an agent in Hollywood and travel through South and Central America, where he ended up doing volunteer work with sick and orphaned children.

"I saw a lot of needs of young children out there and not a lot of knowledge of how best to support young children," Mr. Nagle says. That prompted him to go back to graduate school to study early-childhood development—and eventually led, in