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.
The untold story behind the childhood obesity epidemic
8 Jul 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Family meals, and someone there to cook them, make a difference.
Will someone tell Millennials about the marriage premium, please?
21 Jun 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Something about the state of being married causes both spouses to earn more.
Feminists and public health scholars at odds over pornography
7 Jun 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
An escape from 'gendered sex' - or an addiction that breeds violence?
Marital status and suicide
26 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
The supportive environment of marriage can help prevent individuals from extreme emotional distress.
Do mums want to work outside the home?
10 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
80 per cent of American mothers consider staying at home or working only part-time as ideal.
Marriage is better than therapy
28 Apr 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Turns out that tying the knot helps to improve mental health.
Losing a parent to death or divorce - which is worse?
20 Apr 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Research shows that “Parental separation was significantly associated with almost all disorders.”
Two life factors that prevent debt
13 Apr 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Hint: the family has everything to do with it.
Losing a parent to divorce affects educational ambition
30 Mar 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Why? Because it changes family involvement in children’s educational activities
Parents’ church attendance linked to positive child development
16 Mar 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Church attendance exerts a consistent and positive effect on five measures of child development.
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