Ph.D. in Human Development & Social Policy, Northwestern University
Child development, social policy, parenting issues.
Other scholarly and/or creative work:
Special Administrative or Advisor Roles:
McCurdy, K., Gorman, K., and Metallinos-Katsaras, E. (in press). From Poverty to Food Insecurity and Child Overweight: A Family Stress Approach. Child Development Perspectives.
Taylor, M., and McCurdy, K. (in press). The contribution of the helping relationship in promoting retention in a home visitation program to prevent child maltreatment. In E. Douglas (Ed.). Innovations in child and family policy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Daro, D., McCurdy, K., Falconnier, L., Winje, C., Anisfeld, E., Katzev, A., Keim, A., LeCroy, C., and Nelson, C. (2007). The role of community in facilitating service utilization. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 34 (1/2), 181-204.
Daro, D., and McCurdy, K. (2007). Interventions to prevent child maltreatment. In L. S. Doll, S. Bonzo, J. Mercy, and D. Sleet (Eds.), Handbook of injury and violence prevention (pp. 137-156). Secausus, NJ: Springer.
McCurdy, K., Daro, D., Anisfeld, E., Katzev, A., Keim, A., LeCroy, C., McAfee, C., Nelson, C., Falconnier, L., McGuigan, W., Park, J., Sandy, J., and Winje, C. (2006). Understanding maternal intentions to engage in home visiting programs. Children and Youth Services Review, 28, 1195-1212.
McCurdy, K. (2005). The influence of stress and support on maternal attitudes. Child Abuse & Neglect, 29, 251-268.
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