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date: 22 February 2020

(p. ix) About the Editors

(p. ix) About the Editors

Valerie Maholmes

Valerie Maholmes, PhD, is the Program Director for the Social and Affective Development/Child Maltreatment and Violence Research Program in the Child Development and Behavior Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health. In this capacity she provides scientific leadership on research and research training relevant to normative social, affective, and personality development in children from the newborn period through adolescence, and on the impact of specific aspects of physical and social environments on the health and psychological development of infants, children, and adolescents. Most recently she developed an initiative calling for research on children in military families. Her research interests include the biopsychosocial effects of poverty on children's development, and the role of resilience in child outcomes.

Rosalind B. King

Rosalind B. King, PhD, is a Health Scientist Administrator in the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She oversees research portfolios on fertility, infertility, adoption, and kinship; work-family issues and health; and the Population Research Mentored Career Development Program. Most recently, she developed an initiative on sleep and the social environment for the trans-NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network. Her own research interests include interracial marriage and assisted reproductive technologies. (p. x)