Sociology Department

Graduate Student Achievements

Recent Publications

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Forthcoming articles and chapters

Hunter, Erica and Bryan Robinson. Forthcoming, 2011. “Team Based Learning in Sociology: Pure and Modified TBL Course Designs.” Invited chapter for Sweet and Michaelsen Team Based Learning in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Stylus.

Knudson, Paul T. "Building the Capacity for Regional Land-Use Reform: Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation in the Hudson River Valley." Forthcoming. Human Ecology Review.

Barton, Michael S., Bonnie Lynne Jensen, and Joanne M. Kaufman. 2010
“Social Disorganization Theory and the College Campus.” Journal of
Criminal Justice.

Pais, Jeremy. "Socioeconomic Background and Racial Earnings Inequality: A
Propensity Score Analysis."  Social Science Research. Available online, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2010.06.016

Pais, Jeremy."Competing Sources of Earnings Inequality: A Comparison of Variance Components." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Available online, DOI: 10.1016/j.rssm.2010.07.002

Paul T Knudson. Forthcoming. "Coalition Formation and Metropolitan Contention: An Analysis of the Politics of Light-Rail Transit in the Twin Cities of Minnesota." City & Community.

Hidalgo, D.A., K. Barber, and E. Hunter. 2009. "The Dyadic Imaginary: Troubling the Perception of Love as Dyadic." in Galupo (ed) Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage. New York: Routledge.

Daniel M. Santore. Forthcoming 2008 “Gender role ideologies and intimacy” in Encyclopedia of Gender and Society. Jodi O’Brien (ed.) Sage Publications.

Monnat, Shannon M. Forthcoming 2008. "Toward a Critical Understanding of Gendered Colorblind Racism within the U.S. Welfare Institution. The Journal of Black Studies.

Toseland, R., Smith, T. & McClive, K. (in press). “Evaluating the effectiveness of
caregiver education and support programs.” In Education, Training and Support Programs for Caregivers. (9th Edition). The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Human Development, Georgia Southwestern College. Americus, GA.

Villarrubia-Mendoza, Jacqueline. "The Residential Segregation of Puerto
Ricans in New York and Orlando. The Latino(a) Research Review. Forthcoming.

Articles and chapters published in 2012

Kuebler, Meghan. 2012. "Lending in the Modern Era: Does Racial Composition of Neighborhoods Matter When Individuals Seek Home Financing? A Pilot Study in New England." City & Community 11(1):31-50.

Articles and chapters published in 2011

Shaw, Benjamin A., Neal Krause, Jersey Liang, and Kelly McGeever.  2011.  Cohort Difference in Long-Term Patterns of Change in Alcohol Consumption among Aging Adults.  Journal of Aging and Health.

Articles and chapters published in 2010

Berman, Elizabeth Popp, and Nicholas Pagnucco. 2010. “Economic Ideas and the
Political Process: Debating Tax Cuts in the U.S. House of Representatives,
1962-1981.” Politics and Society 38:347-372.

Shaw, Benjamin A., Jersey Liang, Neal Krause, Mary Gallant, and Kelly McGeever.  2010.  “Age and the Social Stratification of Long-Term Trajectories of Leisure-Time Physical Activity.”   Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

Kubrin, Charis E., Steven F. Messner, Glenn Deane, Kelly McGeever and Thomas D. Stucky. 2010. "Proactive Policing and Robbery Rates Across U.S. Cities." Criminology.

King, Ryan, Kecia Johnson, and Kelly McGeever.  2010.  “Demography of the Legal Profession and Racial Disparities in Sentencing.” Law and Society Review.

Articles and chapters published in 2009

Stowell, Jacob I., Steven F. Messner, Kelly F. McGeever, and Lawrence E. Raffalovich. 2009. "Immigration and the Recent Violent Crime Drop in the U.S.: A Pooled, Cross-Sectional Time-Series Analysis of Metropolitan Areas." Criminology.

Pennington, Suzanne. 2009. "Bisexuals 'Doing Gender' in Romantic Relationships" Journal of Bisexuality.

Articles and chapters published in 2008

Daniel M. Santore. “Romantic relationships, individualism and the possibility of togetherness: Seeing Durkheim in theories of contemporary intimacy.” Sociology 42(6).

Monnat, Shannon M. and Laura A. Bunyan. 2008. "Capitalism and
Welfare Reform: Who Really Benefits from Welfare to Work Policies." Race,
Gender, and Class.

Sulik, Gayle and Astrid Eich-Krohm. “No Longer a Patient: The Social Construction of the Medical Consumer.” In Patients, Consumers and Civil Society. Advances in Medical Sociology, edited by Melinda Goldner and Susan Chambré, Vol. 10, Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 2008.

Glenn Deane, Steven F. Messner, Thomas D. Stucky, Kelly McGeever and Charis E. Kubrin. 2008. "Not 'Islands, Entire of Themselves': Exploring the Spatial Context of City-level Robbery Rates." Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Pais, Jeremy F. and James Elliott. 2008. “Places as Recovery Machines: Vulnerability and Neighborhood Change After Major Hurricanes.” Social Forces.

South, Scott, Kyle Crowder, and Jeremy Pais. 2008. “Inter-Neighborhood Migration and Spatial Assimilation in a Multi-Ethnic World: Comparing Latinos, Blacks and Anglos.” Social Forces.

Bogard, C., I. Sheinheit, and R. Clarke. 2008. "Information They Can Trust: Increasing Youth Turnout at the University." Political Science and Politics 41:3.

Corrado, C. and T. Smith. 2008. "Isn't New Orleans Back to Normal? A Dramatugical Analysis of Post-Katrina New Orleans." In Danielle A. Hidalgo and Kristen Barber (eds.), Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane Katrina. Oxford: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Robinson, Bryan K. and Hunter, Erica. 2008. "Is Mom Still Doing It All? Reexamining Depictions of Family-work in Popular Advertising." Journal of Family Issues, 29:465-486.


Articles and chapters published in 2007

Hidalgo, Danielle, Kristen Barber, and Erica Hunter. 2007. “The Dyadic Imaginary: Troubling the Perception of Love as Dyadic.” Journal of Bisexuality 7(3/4): 34-51. Reprinted in M.P. Galupo (In Press) Bisexuality and Same-Sex Marriage. Haworth Press.

South, Scott J., Dana L. Haynie, and Sunita Bose. 2007. “Student Mobility and School Dropout.” Social Science Research 36:68-94.

Moore, Gwen. and Stephanie Mack. 2007. "From Vietnam to Iraq: American Elites' Views on the Use of Military Force." Comparative Sociology 6:215-231.

Denton, Nancy A. and Jacqueline Villarrubia. 2007. "Residential Segregation on the Island: The Role of Race and Class in Puerto Rican Neighborhoods" Sociological Forum, 22:1, 51-76.

Eich-Krohm, Astrid. 2007. "Make It or Break It: Women's Career Interruptions in the Age of Professional Migration." International Journal of Sociology 37:2.


Articles and chapters published in 2006

Daniel M. Santore. “Gender, Inequality and Heterosexual Intimacy” in Introducing the New Sexuality Studies. Steven Seidman, C. Meeks, N. Fischer (eds.) New York: Routledge Publishing. 2006.

Haynie, Dana L. , Scott J. South, and Sunita Bose. 2006. “Residential Mobility and Attempted Suicide among Adolescents: An Individual-Level Analysis.” Sociological Quarterly 47:693-721.

Crowder, Kyle, Scott J. South, and Erick Chavez. 2006. “Wealth, Race, and Inter-Neighborhood Migration.” American Sociological Review 71 (February): 72-94.

Dávila, José Camilo; Dávila, Carlos; Jiménez, Amparo; Rubio, Maria Isabel; Milanés, Laura. 2006. "Sustainability of a Mining Company In Latin America’s Turbulent Environment (1970 – 2003)." Journal of the School of Management [Monografías de Administración], No. 90, Enterprise, Economy and Society Series. Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

Elliott, James R. and Jeremy Pais. 2006. “Race, Class, and Hurricane Katrina: Social Differences in Human Responses to Disaster.” Social Science Research, 35, 295-321.

Engelhardt, J.; McClive-Reed, K., Toseland, R., Smith, T., Larson, D., & Tobin, D. 2006.“Effects of a program for coordinated care of advanced iIllness on patients, surrogates, and healthcare costs: A randomized trial.” The American Journal of Managed Care, 12, 2, 93-100.

Haynie, Dana L., Scott J. South, and Sunita Bose. 2006. “The Company You Keep: Adolescent Mobility and Peer Behavior.” Sociological Inquiry 76 (August): 397-426.

Hendrickson, Jason. 2006. "Conflicts at the Tubs: Bathhouses and the Development of Gay Culture and Politics in the United States" Pp. 217-223 in Seidman, Fisher, and Meeks (ed.). Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays and Interviews. New York: Routledge.

Hunter, Erica. 2006. "Change and Continuity in American Marriage" Pp. 202-207 in Seidman, Fisher, and Meeks (ed.). Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays and Interviews. New York: Routledge.

Kelly, Reese. 2006. "Gay Marriage: Why Now? Why at All?" Pp. 405-410 in Seidman, Fisher, and Meeks (ed.). Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays and Interviews. New York: Routledge.

Kim, Minjeong. 2006. "'Forced' into Unpaid Carework: International Students' Wives in the United States." In Global Dimensions of Gender and Carework, edited by Mary K. Zimmerman, Jacquelyn Litt, and Christine E. Bose. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Messner, Steven F., Thoroddur Bjarnason, Lawrance E. Raffalovich, and Bryan K. Robinson. 2006. "Nonmarital Fertility and the Effects of Divorce Rates on Youth Suicide Rates." Journal of Marriage and Families 68:4:1105-111.

Smith, T. and Toseland, R. 2006. “Effectiveness of a telephone support program for
caregivers of frail older adults.” The Gerontologist, 46, 5, 620-629.

Toseland, R. and Smith, T. 2006. “The Impact of a Caregiver Health Education
Program on Health Care Costs.” Research on Social Work Practice, 16, 1, 9 - 19.

Articles and chapters published in 2005

Alba, Richard and Dalia Abdel-Hady. 2005. "Galileo's Children: Italian Americans' Difficult Entry Into the Intellectual Elite."The Sociological Quarterly 46:2-18.

Bose, Sunita, and Katherine Trent. 2005. "Sociodemographic Determinants of Abortion in India: A North-South Comparison." Journal of Biosocial Science 38: 261-282.

Kim, Minjeong and Angie Y. Chung. 2005. "Consuming Orientalism: Images of Asian American Women in Multicultural Advertising." Qualitative Sociology.28(1): 67-91.

Messner, Steven F., Glenn D. Deane, Luc Anselin, Benjamin Pearson-Nelson. 2005. "Locating the Vanguard in Rising and Falling Homicide Rates Across U.S. Cities." Criminology 43:661-696.

Messner, Steven F., Robert D. Baller, and Matthew P. Zevenbergen. "The Legacy of Lynching and Southern Homicide." American Sociological Review 70:633-655.

Ostrowsky, Michael and Steven F. Messner. 2005 "Explaining Crime for a Young Adult Population: An Application of General Strain Theory." Journal of Criminal Justice 33: 463-476.

Smith, T., Toseland, R., Rizzo, V. & Zinoman, M. 2005. “Conducting a telephone
support group for caregivers of the frail elderly.” Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 44, ½, 151-172.

South, Scott J., Amy Lutz, and Eric P. Baumer. 2005 "Adolescent Residential Mobility and Premature Life-Course Transitions: The Role of Peer Networks." Sociological Studies of Children and Youth 11: 23-52.

South, Scott J., Dana L. Haynie, and Sunita Bose. 2005 "Residential Mobility and the Onset of Adolescent Sexual Activity." Journal of Marriage and Family 67:499-514.

South, Scott J., Kyle Crowder, and Erick Chavez. 2005. “Exiting and Entering High-Poverty Neighborhoods: Latinos, Blacks, and Anglos Compared.” Social Forces 84 (December): 873-900.

South, Scott J., Kyle Crowder, and Erick Chavez. 2005. "Geographic Mobility and Spatial Assimilation among U.S. Latino Immigrants." International Migration Review 39 (Fall): 577-607.

South, Scott J., Kyle Crowder, and Erick Chavez. 2005. "Migration and Spatial Assimilation among U.S. Latinos: Classical versus Segmented Trajectories." Demography.

Vesselinov, Elena and John R. Logan. 2005. "Mixed Success: Economic Stability and Urban Inequality in Sofia", In F.I.E. Hamilton and K.Dimitrovska-Andrews (editors), Globalization and the Transformation of Cities in Central and Eastern Europe. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Articles and chapters published in 2004

Messner, Steven F., Eric P. Baumer, and Richard Rosenfield. 2004. "Dimensions of Social Capital and Rates of Criminal Homicide." American Sociologicial Review.

Messner, Steven F., Suzanne McHugh, and Richard B. Felson. "The Distinctive Characteristics of Assaults Motivated by Bias." Criminology.

Pearson-Nelson, Benjamin, Thoroddur Bjarnason, and Lawrence E. Raffalovich. 2004. "The Effects of WHO 'Classification of Death' Changes on Suicide Rates in 71 Countries, 1950-1999". Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.

Raffalovich, Lawrence E. and Elena Vesselinov. 2004. "The Power of Property in Comparative Perspective". Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.

South, Scott J., Sunita Bose, and Katherine Trent. "Anticipating Divorce: Spousal Agreement, Predictive Accuracy, and Effects on Labor Supply and Fertility." Journal of Divorce and Remarriage.

Toseland, R., McCallion, P., Smith, T. & Banks, S. 2004. “Supporting caregivers of
frail older adults in an HMO setting.” Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Toseland, R., Smith, T., & Zinoman, M. 2004. “Social work practice with family
caregivers for frail older persons.” In M.J. Holosko & P.A. Taylor, Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings. (3rd ed.). Canadian Scholars Press.

Zai Liang and Hideki Morooka. 2004. “Recent Trends of Emigration from China: 1982-2000.” International Migration.

Articles and chapters published in 2003

Alba, Richard , John Logan, and Brian J. Stults."Community inequalities in an immigration era: Race/ethnicity and location in the largest metropolitan regions of the U.S." Pp. 119-150 in Jeffrey Reitz (ed.), Host Societies and the Reception of Immigrants. San Diego: Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, 2003

Baumer, Eric P., Richard B. Felson, and Steven F. Messner. "Changes in Police Notification for Rape, 1973-2000." Criminology.

Baumer, Eric P., Steven F. Messner, and Richard Rosenfeld. "Explaining Spatial Variation incoming Support for Capital Punishment: A Multilevel Analysis." American Journal of Sociology.

Bose, Sunita and Scott J. South. "Sex Composition of Children and Marital Disruption in India." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Jacobs, Ronald N. and Gayle Sulik. “Ethnic and Gender Stereotyping”, Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications, Volume 1. ed. D. Johnston. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. Pp. 587-596.

Lee, Eunju, Glenna Spitze, John Logan."Social Support to Parents-in-law: The Interplay of Gender and Kin Hierarchies." Journal of Marriage and Family.

Logan, John R., Richard D. Alba, and Brian J. Stults. "Enclaves and Entrepreneurs: Assessing the Payoff for Immigrants and Minorities" International Migration Review 37 (Summer, 2003).

Monnat, Shannon M. 2003. "Race, Class, Gender and Domestic Violence: The Importance of Considering Intersections." The Voice: the Journal of the Battered Women's Movement.

South, Scott J., Eric P. Baumer, and Amy Lutz. "Interpreting Community Effects on Youth Educational Attainment." Youth & Society 35 (September): 3-36.

Zhou, Min and John R. Logan. 2003. "Increasing Diversity and Persistent
Segregation: Challenges of Educating Minority and Immigrant Children in Urban America" In Stephen J. Caldas and Carl L. Bankston (editors), The End of Desegregation. Nova Science Publishers.