The Catholic University of America

Laura G. Daughtery, Ph.D
Assistant Professor

Phone:   202 319 5782


Biographical Information:
Laura G. Daughtery, LICSW, Ph.D., joined NCSSS in 2005 as an Assistant Professor. She has more than a decade of experience in child welfare and social services as a direct service practitioner working with families in recovery, adolescents in child welfare, seniors aging in place, and adults managing chronic disease.

Dr. Daughtery’s research interests are in understanding the experience and meaning of child welfare within the context of families and public child welfare services; adolescents involved in the public child welfare system; health disparities including diabetes education and prevention; the family context of type two diabetes; the family context of substance abuse; African American families and gerontology.