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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. 



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.


Going on a date for extra credit
30 Jul 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: commitment, dating, hook-up culture, relationships
American professor encourages students to move away from the hook-up culture.


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.


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