Dr Mary E Haskett


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Visit website for current projects and funded research.

In addition to her primary areas of expertise, Dr. Haskett is Co-Chair of the NC State Student Food and Housing Security Initiative. See the summary of data collected by Dr. Haskett on food insecurity and homelessnes among NC State students here . 

To review the Call to Action submitted by Initiative members, click here.

Extension and Community Engagement

NC State Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement, 2015

Advisory Board member, Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children http://www.bassukcenter.org/

Advisory Council Member,   REACH (Resilience, Empowerment, Access for Children Experiencing Homelessness)

Chair, NC Yay Babies initiative to increase early intervention and early education services delivered to children birth-5 years experiencing homelessness


(NCSU Graduate students in italics)

Milojevich, H., & Haskett, M. E. (in press). Longitudinal associations between physically abusive parents' emotional expressiveness and children's self-regulation. Child Abuse & Neglect.

Armstrong, J., Owens, C., & Haskett, M. E. (2018). Mental health functioning of homeless youth: Moderation by victimization and teacher support. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. Online advance posting. 10.1007/s10578-018-0790-z

Haskett, M. E., Armstrong, J., Carruthers, S. & Aldianto, K. (2018). Perceptions of Triple P-Positive Parenting Program seminars among parents experiencing homelessness. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Online advance posting 10.1007/s10826-018-1016-5

Milojevich, H., & Haskett, M. E. (2017). Three-year trajectories of emotional expressiveness among maltreating mothers: The role of life changes. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Online first posting 28 August 2017. doi10.1007/s10826-017-0858-6

Armstrong, J., Haskett, M. E., & Hawkins, A. (2017). The student-teacher relationship quality of abused children. Psychology in the Schools, 54, 141-152.

Haskett, M. E., Leonard, A., & Tisdale, J. (2017). Interagency collaboration to promote mental health and development of children experiencing homelessness. Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice. NY: Springer.

Haskett, M. E., Okoniewski, K. C., Armstrong, J., Galanti, S., Lowder, E., Loehman, J., & Lanier, P. J. (2017). Feasibility, acceptability, and effects of a peer support group to prevent child maltreatment among parents experiencing homelessness. Children and Youth Services Review. 73, 187-196. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.12.012


Haskett, M. E., Tisdale, J., Neal, S., & Owens, C. (2018, November). Promoting resilience of young children experiencing homelessness: Child, parent, and community approaches. Workshop presented at the annual NC Infant Mental Health Association Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Haskett, M. E., Owens, C., & Armstrong, J. (2018, November). Risk and Protective Factors for Mental Health Challenges and Risk Behavior of Youth Experiencing Homelessness. In T. K. Dhaliwal (Chair), Addressing the Homelessness Crisis in K-12 Education: Examining Multiple Outcomes and Policy Recommendations. Symposium presented at the Evidence for Action: Encouraging Innovation and Improvement, Annual meeting of the Association for Public Policy & Management, Washington DC.

Owens, C., Haskett, M. E., & Phillips, L. (2018, October). The role of school psychologists in the success of students experiencing homelessness. Presentation to be conducted at the annual meeting of the NC School Psychology Association, Charlotte, NC.

Neal, S., Haskett, M. E., & Norwalk, K. (2018, June). The differential impacts of Incredible Years - Teacher Classroom Management based on young children’s risk profiles. Poster presented at the annual National Conference on Early Childhood, Washington DC.

Benson, L., Pliel, C., Haskett, M. E., Joyner, O., & Bagley, N. (2018, May). The shelter was full: Durham’s collaborative to end family homelessness. Workshop presented at the National Smart Start conference, Greensboro, NC.

Carruthers, S., & Haskett, M. E. (2018, May). Individual differences in adjustment of children in transient housing. Presented in K. Norwalk (Chair), Enhancing the social-emotional development of children in Head Start at the National Smart Start conference, Greensboro, NC.


  • PhD in School and Clinical Psychology from Florida State University, 1988