John Eckenrode

 

John Eckenrode

Professor /Director Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research
202B Beebe Hall
 
Phone: (607)255-0467 Fax: (607)255-8562
Email: jje1@cornell.edu
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Curriculum Vitae
 
Biographical Statement:

John Eckenrode is Professor of Human Development and Director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. He is also Director of the National Data Archive of Child Abuse and Neglect. His research concerns child abuse and neglect, the effects of preventive interventions, translational research, and stress and coping processes. He is a social psychologist (Tufts, 1979), has authored numerous journal articles and chapters, and has edited three books, Stress Between Work and Family (with Susan Gore), and The Social Context of Coping, and Understanding Abusive Families (with James Garbarino). In 1997 he and his collaborators on the Nurse Home Visitation Project received the annual research award from the National Institute for Health Care Management in the maternal and child health care category. In 1995, he received the Robert Chin Memorial Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for the best paper on child abuse and neglect that year. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Div. 7).

 
Current Professional Activities:

Dr. Eckenrode serves on the editorial board of the journal Child Maltreatment

 
Current Research Activities:

Child abuse and neglect: Dr. Eckenrode has conducted research studies and participated in other outreach efforts in the area of child abuse and neglect. These efforts include research on the characteristics of official child maltreatment reports, the academic effects of child abuse and neglect.  He also directs the National Archive for Data on Child Abuse and Neglect which supports researchers interested in the secondary analysis of child abuse and neglect data.
Prevention and Translational Research: Dr. Eckenrode has been a co-investigator of a long-term evaluation of the effects of a program of nurse home visitation on the development of high-risk mothers and their children. He also has a general interest in translational research related to the implementation of evidence-based programs.
 

 
Education:

Ph.D. 1979 - Tufts University - Social Psychology

M.S. 1975 - Tufts University - Experimental Psychology

B.A. 1972 - University of Notre Dame - Psychology

 
Courses Taught:

HD 4170 The Translation of Research Evidence into Practice and Policy

HD 6880: Translational Research: Evidence-Based Programs

 

 
Related Websites:

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect

 

 
Administrative Responsibilities:

Dr. Eckenrode is Director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research

 
Selected Publications:

Eckenrode, J., Smith, E.G., McCarthy., M.E., & Dineen, M. Income inequality and child maltreatment in the United States.  (in press). Pediatrics.

 

Tiffany, J.S., Exner-Cortens, D., & Eckenrode,  J. (2013). Longitudinal associations between HIV risk reduction and out-of-school time program participation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52, 795-797.

 

Exner-Cortens, D.,  Eckenrode J., & Emily Rothman, E. (2013). Longitudinal associations between teen dating violence victimization and adverse health outcomes. Pediatrics, 131, 71-78.

 

Eckenrode, J. (2011). Primary prevention of child abuse and neglect. In M. P.Koss, J. W. White, & A. E. Kazdin (Eds.), Violence against women and children: Consensus, critical analysis, and emergent priorities (p. 71-91). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

 

Eckenrode, J., Campa, M., Luckey, D.W., Henderson, C. R. Jr., Cole, R., Kitzman, H., Anson, E., Sidora-Arcoleo, K., Powers, J., & Powers, D. (2010). Long-term effects of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course of youths: 19-year follow-up of a randomized trial. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164(NO. 1), 9-15.

Zielinski, D. S., Eckenrode, J., & Olds, D. L. (2009). Nurse home visitation and the prevention of child maltreatment: Impact on the timing of official reports. Development and Psychopathology. 21, 441-453.

Campa, M., & Eckenrode, J. (2006). Pathways to intergenerational adolescent childbearing in a high risk sample. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 68, 558-572.

Whitlock, J., Eckenrode, J., & Silverman, D. (2006). Self-injurious behavior in a college population. Pediatrics, 117, 1939-1948.

Izzo C.V., Eckenrode J., Smith E.G., Henderson C.R., Cole R., Kitzman H., Olds D.L. Reducing the impact of uncontrollable stressful life events through a program of nurse home visitation for new parents. Prevention Science, 2005 Dec; 6(4):269- 274. 

Eckenrode, J., Zielinski, D., et al. (2001). Child maltreatment and the early onset of problem behaviors: Can a program of nurse home visitation break the link?. Development and Psychopathology, 13, 873-890. 

Eckenrode, J., Ganzel, B., Olds, D., Henderson, C., et al. (2000). Preventing child abuse and neglect with a program of nurse home visitation: The limiting effects of domestic violence. Journal of the American Medical Association, 284, 1385-1391. 

Olds, D., Eckenrode, J, Henderson, C. R., Jr., Kitzman, H., Powers, J., Cole, R., et al. (1997). Long-term effects of home visitation on maternal life course and child abuse and neglect: 15-year follow-up of a randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 278, 637-643.

 

 
Searchable Keywords:
child maltreatment, early intervention, prevention, translational research, adolescent development, stress

 
The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.