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
Book - Finigan-Carr, NM. (2017) Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success. (Book) New York, NY: Routledge Press. ISBN 9781498767064 https://www.crcpress.com/Linking-Health-and-Education-for-African-American-Students-Success/Finigan-Carr/p/book/9781498767064
Book Chapter - Finigan-Carr, NM. & Rubenstein, A. (2018). Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Sex Trafficking of Foster Youth In Trejos-Castillo, E., and Trevino-Schafer, N. (Eds.) Handbook of Foster Youth. New York, NY: Routledge Press.
Peer Reviewed Publications –
Finigan-Carr, NM., Steward, R., & Watson, C. (2018). Foster youth need sex ed, too!: Addressing the Sexual Risk Behaviors of System Involved Youth. American Journal of Sexuality Education, DOI: 10.1080/15546128.2018.1456385.
Finigan-Carr, NM., & Shaia, W. (2018). School Social Workers as Partners in the School Mission. Phi Delta Kappan,99(7): 26-30.
Shaia, W. & Finigan-Carr, NM. (2018). Moving from survival to fulfillment: A planning framework for community schools. Phi Delta Kappan, 99(5): 15-18.
Rose, T., Lindsey, M., Xiao, Y., Finigan-Carr, NM., Joe, S. (2017). Mental health and educational experiences among Black youth: A latent class analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, advance online doi: 10.1007/s10964-017-0723-3.
Herrman, JW., Finigan-Carr, NM., and Haigh, K. (2016). Intimate partner violence and pregnant and parenting teens in out-of-home care: Reflections on a data set and implications for intervention. Journal of Clinical Nursing, advance online doi: 10.1111/jocn.13420.
Finigan-Carr, N. & Abel, Y. (2015). Out-of-School Time and African American Students: Understanding the Health, Environmental, and Social Determinants of Academic Success (Guest Editorial). The Journal of Negro Education 84(3): 211-213.
Finigan-Carr, NM., Vandigo, JE., Uretsky, M., Oloyede, E., & Mayden, B. (2015). “You can’t help a child if you don’t know something yourself”: Barriers to Education and Health in an Underserved West Baltimore Community. The Journal of Negro Education 84(3): 298-310.