Notes on Contributors

Elaine A. Anderson is Professor and Chair in the Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, at the University of Maryland. Her work focuses on the impact of policies on the health and well-being of families. She has used her research to inform state and federal legislators about how best to modify programmatic and policy initiatives on behalf of families. She is the former President of the National Council on Family Relations. She earned her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Joyce A. Arditti is Professor of Human Development at Virginia Tech. She received her doctorate in Family Studies from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her research interests include family disruption, parent–child relationships in vulnerable families, and public policy. Her scholarship is recognized nationally and internationally and she has published numerous empirical and review articles in therapy, human services, family studies, and criminal justice journals. She is the author of the book Parental incarceration and the family: Psychological and social effects of imprisonment on children, parents, and care-givers published by New York University Press, for which she was the 2014 recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Outstanding Book Award, an honor awarded to a member of ACJS who has authored a book representing an extraordinary contribution in the field of criminal justice. Joyce recently served as the Editor in Chief of ...

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