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Join the SPARK Lab

Prospective Graduate Students

If you would like to apply to the Developmental and Psychological Sciences (DAPS) Ph.D. program in the Graduate School of Education, please visit the admissions page.

Dr. Obradović will be accepting new Ph.D. students for the 2023-2024 year.

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

For the 2024 winter quarter (January 8 - March 15), we are accepting research assistant applications to work on a lab study of child development in the family context. There is an application survey for high school students and for Stanford students who are FWS eligible or would like to participate in directed research for course credit.

Participate in a Research Study

If you are interested in participating in future research studies, please call us at (650) 725-4147 or e-mail

Contact Us

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jelena Obradović
Phone: (650) 725-1250
Suite: CERAS, Room 520


Phone: (650) 725-4147
Suite: CERAS, Room 511
Address: 520 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305