Lawrence M. Berger

Lawrence M. Berger Professor of Social Work
Director, Institute for Research on Poverty
311 School of Social Work, 1350 University Ave.
(608) 263-6332
Fax: (608) 263-3836

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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

Lee, Shawna J., Grogan-Kaylor, Andrew, and Berger, Lawrence M. (in press). “Parental Spanking of 1-Year Old Children and Subsequent Child Protective Services Involvement.” Child Abuse & Neglect.

Berger, Lawrence M., and Bzostek, Sharon. (in press). “Young Adults’ Roles as Partners and Parents in a Context of Family Complexity.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Maguire-Jack, Kathryn, Slack, Kristen S., and Berger, Lawrence M. (in press). “Community Response: A Maltreatment Prevention Program for Families Not Served by the Child Welfare System.” Child Welfare, 92(4), 95-121.

Berger, Lawrence M. and Slack, Kristen S. (2013). “Child Protection and Child Wellbeing.” Pp. 2965-2992 in Ben-Arieh, Asher, Casas, Ferran, Frones, Ivar. and Korbin, Jill E. (Eds.), Handbook of Child Well-Being. Theories, Methods and Policies in Global Perspective, Volume 5. Dorcrecht: Springer.

Carlson, Marcia J. and Berger, Lawrence M. (2013). “What Kids Get from Parents: Packages of Parental Involvement across Complex Family Forms.” Social Service Review, 87(2), 213-249.

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality
Fertility, Families and Households