Valerie Maholmes, PhD
The research focus for Dr. Maholmes is child development, particularly psychosocial, cultural, and environmental factors affecting minority children. She has worked with the Yale University Child Study Center as a director of research and policy and an endowed faculty professorial chair, and she has served in executive positions with the New Haven Board of Education, the Arnold Gesell Institute of Human Development, and the Society for Research in Child Development.
- Director, Research Program in Social and Affective Development/Child Maltreatment and Violence, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD
- PhD, Howard University, Educational Psychology
- Brown, F. E., & Maholmes, V. (2004). Comer-in-the-classroom: Linking the essential elements of the Comer Process to classroom practices. In Joyner, E. T., Ben-Avie, M., & Comer, J. P. (Eds), Dyamic Instructional leadership to support student learning and development: The field guide to Comer schools in action (pp.59-82). Thousand Oaks, CA: Crown Press.
- Maholmes, V. (2004). Promoting youth leadership in Comer schools. In Comer, J. P., Joyner, E. T., & Ben-Avie, M. (Eds.), Six pathways to health child development and academic success: The field guide to Comer schools in action. (pp.49-68). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
- Maholmes, V. (2004). Designing the comprehensive school plan. In Joyner, E. T., Ben-Avie, M., & Comer, J. P. (Eds.), Transforming school leadership and management to support student learning and development: The field guide to Comer schools in action. (pp.57-76). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
- Brown, F. E., Maholmes, V., Murray, E. T., & Nathan, L. (1998). Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 3(1), 23-38.
- A Mutually Beneficial Relationship
- Consider the R21 for Innovative Research
- Opportunities at NICHD for Early-Career Researchers
- SRCD Policy Fellowship
- The Bigger Picture: Child in Context
- The Road to NICHD
- Understanding the Culture of Schools