MS, University of Baltimore
PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Public Health Social Work
Adolescent Risk Behaviors – sexual reproductive health, aggression and violence, substance use
Child Sex Trafficking
Finigan-Carr, NM., & Brown, NA. (2015). Navigating Professional Conferences: Essential and Effective Job Seeking Strategies. In Mack, D., Watson, E., & Camacho, MM. (Eds.) Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color. Routledge Press.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Finigan-Carr, NM., Cheng, TL, Haynie, DL, Simons-Morton, B, & Gielen, A. (2014). Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Aggression and Weapons Carrying in Urban African American Early Adolescent Youth. Health Education and Behavior, advance online doi: 10.1177/1090198114548479.
Finigan-Carr, NM, Murray, KW, O’Connor, JM, Rushovich, BR, Dixon, DA, & Barth, RP. (2014). Preventing rapid repeat pregnancy and promoting positive parenting among young mothers in foster care. Social Work in Public Health, advance online doi: 10.1080/19371918.2014.938388.
Murray, K, Finigan-Carr, NM, Jones, V, Copeland-Linder, N, Haynie, DL, Simons-Morton, BG, & Cheng, TL. (2014). Barriers and Opportunities to School Based Parent Involvement: Implications for Adolescent Violence Prevention. SAGE Open, advance online doi: 10.1177/2158244014558030.
Lindstrom Johnson S, Finigan, NM, Bradshaw C, Haynie, D, Cheng TL. (2012). Urban African American Parents’ Messages about Violence: A Mixed Methods Study of Youth and Their Parents’ Conversations about How to Resolve Interpersonal Conflict. Journal of Adolescent Research, advance online doi: 10.1177/0743558412447859.
Finigan, NM. (2011). Book Review – A Brighter Day: How Parents Can Help African American Youth by Gail Thompson. Journal of Negro Education, 80(2), 176-177.
Lindstrom Johnson S, Finigan, NM, Bradshaw C, Haynie, D, Cheng TL. (2011). Examining the Link between Neighborhood Context and Parental Messages to their Adolescent Children about Violence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49(1), 58-63. (Selected as one of the Best Violence Research Articles of 2011 in the Psychology of Violence by White, Perilla, Anderson, Rosenbaum & Espelage, 2012)