Marc de Rosnay is Professor of Early Start in the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong. He is an expert on emotional development in early childhood. His research focuses on emotional development in infancy and childhood. He is particularly interested in the ways that infants and children understand emotion (in themselves and others) and the inter-play between such understanding and their emotional experiences. His research also focuses on the long-term influence of early relationships and parenting practices on children’s emotional development.