Kristin A. Moore, Ph.D.
Dr. Moore is President of Child Trends. A
social psychologist, Dr. Moore has been with Child Trends,
Inc., since 1982, studying the determinants and consequences
of adolescent parenthood, trends in child and family
well-being, the effects of family structure and social change
on children, and the effects of welfare and welfare reform on
Dr. Moore is a member of the Family and
Child Well-Being Research Network established by the National
Institute of Child Health and Human development to examine
over a five-year period the factors that enhance the
development and well-being of children. As a Network member,
Dr. Moore is working on several projects to enhance child
indicators data and to develop new analytic data resources to
inform both scientific research and policy making.
Dr. Moore serves on the bipartisan Federal
Advisory Board on Welfare Indicators. In 1991, she was given
the Presidential Award from the National Organization on
Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting. She is also a member of
the Board of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage
Pregnancy, where she chairs the Task Force on Effective
Programs and Research.
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