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Nadine Finigan-Carr

Nadine Finigan-Carr

Research Associate Professor
Director of the Prevention of Adolescent Risks Initiative


Expertise & Interests

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

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

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.