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Nicole M. King

Nicole M. King is the Managing Editor of The Howard Center’s quarterly journal, The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy, the United States’ leading journal of family-policy research.  In that capacity, she writes, edits, and corresponds with editors and contributors to ensure that each issue provides the most relevant and accurate research and policy analysis available. 

Nicole holds a BA in English as well as MAs in English and Political Theory. Before arriving at The Howard Center, Nicole taught political science and English courses as well as composition and literature. She is currently an adjunct instructor in writing and also frequently takes on other freelance assignments, and she has contributed to The Front Porch Republic and Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.

Nicole and her husband live in the US in Rockford, Illinois. 



Marriage helps beat breast cancer
17 Oct 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cancer research, marriage, women's health
No pink ribbon can replace the support of a spouse.


The bad side of antibiotics
8 Oct 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: antibiotics, Parenting
When misused, antibiotics are breeding supergerms.


Marriage linked to income increase
2 Oct 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: income, Marriage
Research shows that wages increase after marriage, particularly for men.


How family meals deter obesity
24 Sep 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, obesity
Research shows that more family meals are linked to less obesity.


Married at First Sight
16 Sep 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: generosity, marriage
New TV show conveys that society's attitude to marriage is all wrong.


The link between divorce and mortality
10 Sep 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, Mortality
Divorce packages at hotels won't stop the detrimental effects of divorce.


Non-married mums are less likely to breastfeed
26 Aug 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: breast-feeding, motherhood
In other words, wedlock fosters infant wellbeing.


Married parents vs cohabiting parents
20 Aug 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, cohabitation, marriage
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.


Premature death linked to divorce
12 Aug 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: death, divorce, health
Which makes the worst states for divorce good for your health.


Husbands or birth control: which pulls women out of poverty?
6 Aug 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Marriage, poverty
Marriage to a successful, dependable husband protects from poverty, but marriage, in general, might not.


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