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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. 

Child care and problem behaviour
28 Jan 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childcare, daycare, Obama, parenting
Do kids who went to daycare act out more?

Moving in, breaking up
21 Jan 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cohabitation, relationships
Don't risk relationship satisfaction.

Is life after divorce better?
13 Jan 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, mental health
Research says that losing a spouse through divorce can be harder than losing a spouse to death.

More marriage, more healthy habits
5 Jan 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage, resolutions
Getting hitched is a strategy for healthier living.

Problems of the heart
15 Dec 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, marriage
Marriage and its heart attack prevention qualities.

Marriage vs. smoking
17 Nov 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, smoking
Married people smoke less than the single, divorced or separated.

More marriage, stronger economy
5 Nov 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economy, marriage education
The 2012 median income of families would have been 44% higher if there had been the same level of married parenthood as the 1980s.

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.

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