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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. 


Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates
23 Jul 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: college gender gap, divorce, fathers
The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.


Greater mental health risks for IVF babies
18 Jul 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: babies, IVF, mental health
Women resorting to IVF may be running unrecognised health risks


Children of divorce more reliant on psychiatric help
7 Jul 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children of divorce, divorce, psychiatry
Back and forth between the homes of divorced parents is detrimental for kids.


Why Hobby Lobby is not about women’s health
4 Jul 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, health insurance plans, Obamacare, SCOTUS, US Supreme Court
Health insurance shouldn't revolve around sexual behavior and reproductive capacity.


The growth of homeschooling
2 Jul 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Common Core, homeschooling, parenting
More support for homeschooling as the social context evolves.


Porn addiction is as serious as drug addiction
25 Jun 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: addiction, pornography
You know it’s an addiction when a man wants to marry his porn-laden computer.


Homemakers are happier
18 Jun 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: homemakers, parenting, stay-at-home Mom
Sorry, feminists - stay-at-home mums are on the rise, and they're loving it


Predicting the quality of your child’s future relationships
11 Jun 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage values, parenting, relationships
Parent-adolescent relationship quality predicts quality in later intimate relationships.


Infidelity is the key to a stable marriage?
4 Jun 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: homosexual marriage, infidelity, relationships
Homosexual couples are more likely to think that open relationships work better


Obamacare’s hidden marriage penalty
23 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: healthcare, Marriage, Obamacare
Obamacare favours the unmarried, but they're less likely to make use of preventative medical care.


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