Student Research

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


  • Pila, Daniela. “Racism.” In Encyclopedia of Social Deviance, Craig J. Forsyth and Heith Copes (eds).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Revers, Matthias. "Journalistic professionalism as performance and boundary work: Source relations at the state house." Journalism 15.1 (2014): 37-52.
  • Rincón, Lina.  "Cosmopolitans or New Americans? The Adaptation and
    Citizenship Meanings of Colombian and Puerto Rican Computer Engineers in the Boston Metropolitan Area after the "Dot Com"" in Meier, Lars (ed). Migration of Professionals and the City - Local Encounters, Identities and Inequalities. Routledge Advances in Sociology.

In Press or Forthcoming

  • Chung, Rakkoo. forthcoming (2014). "Global and Local: Elites and the Dynamics of Nominal Democratization in South Korea and Nigeria." In Christian Suter and Christopher Chase-Dunn (eds), World Society Studies.​
  • Franklin, Kolbe. "Gender Labor, Assimilationism and Transformative Practices: The Relational Negotiations of Cisgender Women and their Transgender Men Partners." Sociology Compass. (Forthcoming)  
  • Gibbons, Joseph R. "Does Racial Segregation Make Community-Based Organizations More Territorial? Evidence from Newark, NJ and Jersey City, NJ."Journal of Urban Affairs. In Press.
  • Lee, Se Hwa . Forthcoming "How Do Women in Developing Countries Increase Political Representation in the National Assembly?: A Longitudinal Analysis of South Korea from 1948 to 2008." Journal of Women, Politics and Policy.


  • Hourigan, Kristen Lee. “Increasing Student Engagement in Large Classes: The ARC Model of Application, Response and Collaboration.” Teaching Sociology 41(4): 353-359.
  • Kuebler, Meghan. "Closing the Wealth Gap: A Review of Racial and Ethnic Inequalities in Homeownership." Sociology Compass 7.8 (2013): 670-685.
  • Lee, Se Hwa.  "The Bifurcated Statuses of the Wives of Korean International Students." Pp. 135-156 in Koreans in North America: Twenty-First Century Experiences, edited by Pyeong Gap Min. Lexington Books.
  • Lei, Lei. "Sons, Daughters, and Intergenerational Support in China." Chinese Sociological Review, 45(3), 26-52.
  • Lei, Lei. "Employment, Day Labor, and Shadow Work Among Homeless Assistance Clients in the United States." Journal of Poverty, 17 (3), 253-272.
  • McKernan, Brian. "The Morality of Play Video Game Coverage in The New York Times From 1980 to 2010." Games and Culture 8.5: 307-329.
  • Pila, Daniela. “Refugees.” In Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia, Carlos E. Cortes (ed.).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


  • Kuebler, Meghan. "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 (2012): 31-50.
  • McCabe, Joshua T. "What can sociology teach us about the ideational origins of modernity? Comments on McCloskey's< i> Bourgeois Dignity</i>." The Journal of Socio-Economics 41.6 (2012): 772-775.


  • Knudson, Paul T. "Building Regional Capacity for Land-Use Reform: Environmental Conservation and Historic Preservation in the Hudson River Valley." Human Ecology Review 18.1 (2011).
  • McKernan, Brian. "Politics and celebrity: a sociological understanding." Sociology Compass 5.3 (2011): 190-202.
  • Pais, Jeremy. "Socioeconomic background and racial earnings inequality: A propensity score analysis." Social Science Research 40.1 (2011): 37-49. 


  • Pais, Jeremy. "Competing sources of earnings inequality: A comparison of variance components." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 28.3 (2010): 359-373.


  • Knudson, Paul T. "Coalition Formation and Metropolitan Contention: An Analysis of the Politics of Light‐Rail Transit in the Twin Cities of Minnesota." City & Community 8.2 (2009): 177-195.
  • Pennington, Suzanne. "Bisexuals “doing gender” in romantic relationships." Journal of Bisexuality 9.1 (2009): 33-69.
  • Revers, Matthias. "Sociologists in the Press." The American Sociologist 40.4 (2009): 272-288.


  • Robinson, Bryan K., and Erica Hunter. "Is mom still doing it all? Reexamining depictions of family work in popular advertising." Journal of Family Issues 29.4 (2008): 465-486.
  • Santore, Daniel. "Romantic Relationships, Individualism and the Possibility of Togetherness Seeing Durkheim in Theories of Contemporary Intimacy." Sociology 42.6 (2008): 1200-1217.

Book Chapters

  • Hourigan, Kristen. “Reintegrative Shaming.” Encyclopedia of Social Deviance. NY: Sage Publications. 2014
  • Hourigan, Kristen Lee. "Uzbekistan." Crime and Punishment around the World: Asiaand Pacific. Vol. 3. Doris C. Chu and Graeme R. Newman, Eds. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA. 2010
  • Hourigan, Kristen Lee. "Latvia" Crime and Punishment around the World: Europe.Vol. 4. Marcelo F. Aebi, Veronique Jaquier, and Graeme R. Newman, Eds. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA. 2010
  • Hourigan, Kristen Lee and Stephanie L. Stashenko. "Kazakhstan." Crime and Punishment around the World: Asia and Pacific. Vol. 3. Doris C. Chu and Graeme R. Newman, Eds. ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA. 2010