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Kevin M. Roy
Ph.D., Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1999
Men in low-income families, transition to adulthood for disconnected young men, social policy, qualitative methods
FMSC 381 Poverty, Affluence, and Families
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.), The myth of the missing Black father (pp. 215-240). New York: Columbia University Press.
Roy, K., Buckmiller, N., & McDowell, A. (2008). Together but not "together:" Trajectories of relationship suspension for low-income unmarried parents. Family Relations, 57, 197-209.
Roy, K. & Burton, L. (2007). Mothering through recruitment: Kinscription of non-residential fathers and father figures in low-income families.Family Relations, 56, 24-39.
Roy, K. (2006). Father stories: A life course examination of paternal identity among low-income African American men. Journal of Family Issues, 27, 31-54.
Roy, K. (2005). Nobody can be a father in here: Identity construction and institutional constraints on incarcerated fatherhood. In W. Marsigilio, K. Roy, & G.L. Fox (Eds.), Situated fathering: A focus on physical and social spaces (pp.163-186). Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield.
Roy, K. (2004). Three block fathers: Spatial perceptions and kin-work in low-income neighborhoods. Social Problems, 51, 528-548.
Jarrett, R., Roy, K., & Burton, L. (2002). Fathers in the ‘hood: Qualitative research on African American men. In C. Tamis-LeMonda & N. Cabrera (Eds.), Handbook of father involvement: Multidisciplinary perspectives (pp. 211-248). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.