Candice Odgers is a Psychological Science and Informatics professor at the University of California, Irvine and a research professor at Duke University. At UCI, she is also the director of research and faculty development in the School of Social Ecology. Her research focuses on how new technologies, such as mobile phones, wearable devices, and web-based tools, can be used to understand and improve the lives of young people and how early, daily, and online experiences influence children’s health and development. Odger’s research has resulted in authoring over 100 scientific publications, which have been distributed through The Economist, New York Times, Scientific American, and The Washington Post. She is a member of the National Scientific Council on Adolescence and the Co-Leader at the Connecting the EdTech Research Ecosystem at UCI. She is also the program co-director of the Child and Brain Development Program at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. For her research contributions, Odgers has received multiple awards, including the Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association and the 2016 Advanced Research Fellowship from the Klaus J. Jacobs Foundation. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and an AB and MA from Simon Fraser University.