David S Zielinski, Research Scientist

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Office Location:  206 Rubenstein Hall
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PhDCornell University2004
M.A.Cornell University2001
BS (magna cum laude)Fordham University1998
B.A. (magna cum laude)Fordham University1998
Research Interests:

Child maltreatment and the life course, particularly the role of antisocial behavior in its developmental sequelae. Prevention science/program evaluation, behavioral genetics, and child and family policy, as they relate to family violence and victimization. I have a tangential research interest in maltreatment perpetrated by caregivers upon dependent elders.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. D.S. Zielinski, Child maltreatment and adult socioeconomic well-being, Child Abuse & Neglect (Submitted, revised and resubmitted).
  2. Zielinski, D.S., Eckenrode, J., & Olds, D.L., Nurse home visitation and the prevention of child maltreatment: Impact on the timing of official reports, Development and Psychopathology (Submitted, revised and resubmitted).
  3. Zielinski, D.S., & Bradshaw, C.P., Ecological influences on the sequelae of child maltreatment: A review of the literature, Child Maltreatment (Accepted, in press).
  4. D.S. Zielinski, The long-term socioeconomic impact of child maltreatment: Implications for public policy, Policy Matters (2005), Durham, NC: Center for Child the Family Policy, Duke University.
  5. Eckenrode, J., Zielinski, D.S., Smith, E.G., Marcynyszyn, L.A., Henderson, C.R., Kitzman, H., Cole, R., Powers, J., & Olds, D.L., Child maltreatment and the early onset of problem behaviors: Can a program of nurse home visitation break the link?, Development and Psychopathology, vol. 13 no. 4 (2001), pp. 873-890.