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About Karen McCurdy

Teaching Interests:
Child development, social policy, parenting issues.
Research Interests: Parental involvement in family support programs; Factors promoting resiliency in children; Factors promoting nurturing parenting; Preventing child obesity and food insecurity
Other scholarly and/or creative work: Prevention of child abuse and neglect; Program evaluation research


Present Human Development & Family Studies, University of Rhode Island
Present Professor and Chair, University of Rhode Island

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests