Kevin Roy

Mr. Kevin M. Roy

Associate Professor and Graduate Director , University of Maryland

Curriculum Vitae

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Year Degree Institution
1999 PhD, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University
1995 MA, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University


Year Title  
1999 On the Margins of Family and Work: Life Course Trajectories of Low Income, Single Fathers in an African American Community

Selected Publications

Marsiglio, W., & Roy, K. (2012). Nurturing dads: Social initiatives for contemporary fatherhood.. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Roy, K., Vesely, C., Fitzgerald, M., & Buckmiller Jones, N (2010). First steps into fatherhood and adulthood: Parental support for young adult sons’ engagement with work. Research on Human Development.

Roy, K., & Dyson, O (2010). Making daddies into fathers: Community-based fatherhood programs and the construction of masculinity for low-income African American men. American Journal of Community Psychology, 45: 139-154.

Roy, K., & Vesely, C. (2009). Caring for “the family’s child”: Social capital and kin networks of young low-income African American fathers in R. Coles & C. Green (Eds.), he myth of the missing Black father (pp. 215-240). New York: Columbia University Press.

Research Interests

Men in low-income families, transition to adulthood for disconnected young men, social policy, qualitative methods

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