Nadine Finigan-Carr

Nadine FiniganDr. Nadine Finigan-Carr, Research Associate Professor and Director of the Prevention of Adolescent Risks Initiative

Contact Information:
Phone: (410) 706.7157
Room: SW/Law 517
Finigan-Carr CV

Mailing Information:
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201


MS, University of Baltimore
PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Expertise and Research Interests

Public Health Social Work
Adolescent Risk Behaviors – sexual reproductive health, aggression and violence, substance use
Child Welfare
Child Sex Trafficking
Parent Engagement

Recent Publications

Book - Finigan-Carr, NM. (2017) Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success. (Book) New York, NY: Routledge Press. ISBN 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.