Recent Publications

Recent Publications by Sociology Faculty, Staff, and Students

2015

Dr. James Beggan
Beggan, J. K.  (2015).  Is what we own who we are? We Discover. M. Guttman, ed: Pronoun.

Beggan, J. K., & DeAngelis, M. (2015). “Oh, my God, I hate you:” The felt experience of being othered for being thin. Symbolic Interaction, 38, 371-392.

Dr. Latrica Best
Best, Latrica E. and W. Carson Byrd. (2015). All marked-up in the genetic era: Genetic and biomarkers as ‘floating signifiers’ in race-related health research. In Brea L. L. Perry (Ed.), Advances in medical sociology: Genetics and society (pp. 45-69). Emerald Group Publishers.

Rajack-Talley, Theresa and Latrica E. Best. (2015). The feminization of poverty and the Black family: Ideological and methodological contestations. In James Conyers, Jr. (Ed.)  Africana studies: A review of social science research, 6th Edition, (pp. 87-102). Transaction Publishers.

Dr. Derrick Brooms
Brooms, D. R. (2015). Not Televised but on Display: Exhibiting and Remembering Vestiges of the Black Freedom Movement.   In E. I. Wright & E. Wallace (Eds.),  Ashgate Companion to Black Sociology;  Chapter: (pp. 285-298).

Brooms, D. R. (2015). Review of Free Radical: Ernest Chambers, Black Power, and the Politics of Race (Book Review). Journal of American Culture, Vol: 38 (3), pp: 2; DOI: 10.1111/jacc.12378.

Brooms, D. R. (2015). Review of Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities (Book Review). Journal of Ethnic & Racial Studies, Vol: 38 (3), pp: 3.

Brooms, D. R. (2015). "We Didn't Let the Neighborhood Win": Black Male Students' Experiences in Negotiating and Navigating an Urban Neighborhood. Journal of Negro Education, Vol: 84 (3), pp: 13.

Brooms, D. R., Goodman, J., & Clark, J. (2015). "We Need More of This": Engaging Black Men on College Campuses. College Student Affairs Journal, Vol: 33 (1), pp: 19.

Perry, A., Brooms, D. R., & Smith, S. E. (2015). Birds of a Feather?: Black Men's Experiences and Behavior in Marriage and Romantic Relationships.   In V. Berry, A. Flemming-Rife & a. dayo (Eds.),  Black Culture and Experience: Contemporary Issues;  Chapter: (pp. 131-143).

Dr. Robert Carini and Dr. Jonetta Weber
Carini, Robert M. & Weber, Jonetta D. (2015).  Female anglers in a predominantly male sport: Portrayals in five popular fishing-related magazines."  Published online April 8, 2015 in International Review for the Sociology of Sport, DOI: 

Dr. Deborah Potter
Potter, Deborah A., Lisa Markowitz, Shiobhan E. Smith, Theresa A. Rajack-Talley, Margaret U. D’Silva, Lindsay J. Della, Quaniqua Carthan and Latrica Best.  “Healthicization and Lay Knowledge about Eating Practices in Two African American Communities.” Qualitative Health Research, September 2015. DOI: 10.1177/1049732315606683

D`Silva, Margaret, Smith, Siobhan, Della, Lindsay J., Potter, Deborah A., Rajack-Talley, Theresa and Best, Latrica E. “Reflexivity and Positionality in Researching African American Communities: Lessons from the Field." Accepted by Intercultural Communication Studies, pending publication.

Potter, Deborah A. “Situated Motives of Lay Participants in Community Collaboratives for Children’s Mental Health.” Accepted at Qualitative Health Research. Published online February 2015, DOI: 10.1177/1049732315570127.  Print publication is pending.

Dr. Dave Roelfs
Roelfs, David J., Eran Shor, Aharon Blank, and Joseph E. Schwartz (2015). “Misery Loves Company? Aggregate Unemployment Rates and the Unemployment-Mortality Association.” Annals of Epidemiology 25(5): 312-322. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.02.005.

Shor, Eran, and David J. Roelfs (2015). “Social Contact Frequency and All-cause Mortality: A Meta-analysis and Meta-regression.” Social Science & Medicine 128(March): 76-86. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.01.010.

Dr. Ryan Schroeder
Schroeder, R. D. (2015). Social Bonding Theory.   In W. G. Jennings, G. E. Higgins, D. N. Khey & M. M. Maldonado-Molina (Eds.),  The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment.

Dr. Hiromi Taniguchi
Taniguchi, H. (2015). Interpersonal mattering in friendship as a predictor of happiness in Japan: The case of Tokyoites. Journal of Happiness Studies, Vol: 16, pp: 17.

2014

Dr. Mark Austin
Steinmetz, N. M., & Austin, D. M. (2014). Fear of Criminal Victimization on a College Campus: A Visual and Survey Analysis of Location and Demographic Factors. American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol: 39 (3), pp: 511-537.

Dr. James Beggan
Beggan, J. K., & Pruitt, A. S. (2014). Leading, following, and sexism in social dance: Change of meaning as contained secondary adjustments. Leisure Studies, Vol: 33, pp: 508-532.

Beggan, J. K., Vencill, J. A., & Garos, S. (2014). Vulnerable but aloof vs. naughty and nice: Contrasting presentation of male and female nude models in Viva and Playboy. Journal of Sex Research, Vol: 51, pp: 265-279.

Dr. Derrick Brooms
Brooms, D. R. (2014). Africa Speaks: The 'Place' of Africa in Constructing African American Identity in Museum Exhibits.   In S. L. Barnes, Z. Robinson & E. Wright, II (Eds.),  Re-Positioning Race: Prophetic Research in a Post-Racial Obama Age;  Chapter: (pp. 173-188).

Brooms, D. R. (2014). Developing Your Teaching Craft: Observations from the Classroom.   In D. A. Mack, E. D. Watson & M. M. Camacho (Eds.),  Beginning a Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color;  Chapter: (pp. 160-169).

Brooms, D. R. (2014). Exhibit Review: James Pate's 'Kin Killin Kin' (Museum Exhibit Review). Museums & Social Issues, Vol: 9 (1), pp: 65-68.

Brooms, D. R. (2014). Mapping Pathways to Affirmative Identities among Black Males: Instilling the Value and Importance of Education in K-12 and College Classrooms. Journal of African American Males in Education, Vol: 5 (2), pp: 196-214.

Brooms, D. R. (2014). 'Trying to Find Self': Promoting Excellence and Building Community Among African American Males.   In J. L. Moore, III & C. W. Lewis (Eds.),  African American Males in PreK-12 Schools: Informing Research, Practice and Policy;  Chapter: (pp. 61-86).

Perry, A., Smith, S., & Brooms, D. R. (2014). 'You Ain't No Denzel': African American Men's Use of Popular Culture to Narrate and Understand Marriage and Romantic Relationships. Journal of African American Studies, Vol: 18 (4), pp: 485-497.

Brittany Buttry-Watson, MA
Taniguchi, H., & Buttry-Watson, B. (2014). Japanese Citizen Participation in International Development Aid. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol: 25 (August 2014), pp: 1091-1110.

Dr. Gul Marshall
Taniguchi, H., & Aldikacti Marshall, G. (2014). The Effects of Social Trust and Institutional Trust on Formal Volunteering And Charitable Giving in Japan. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol: 25 (1), pp: 150-175.

Taniguchi, H., & Aldikacti Marshall, G. (2014). Religious attitudes and volunteering in the USA In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research (pp. 5489-5494).

Dr. Deborah Potter
Potter, D. (2014). Acting Up and Acting Out: Conduct Disorder and Competing Media Frames. Deviant Behavior, Vol: 35 (2), pp: 152-172.

Potter, D. (2014). Mental Health Legislation. In A. Scull (Ed.), Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-Z Guide (pp. 458-463).

Potter, D. (2014). Pathways to Psychiatric Treatment In A. Scull (Ed.), Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-to-Z Guide (pp. 694-697).

Dr. Ryan Schroeder
Ford, J. A., Schroeder, R. D., & Dotson, H. (2014). Weight Strain and Binge Drinking among Adolescents. Deviant Behavior, Vol: 35 (9), pp: 742-757

Schroeder, R. D. (2014). The Sociological Perspective: Social Bonding and Crime. In K. Beaver, J. C. Barnes & B. Boutwell (Eds.),  The Nuture versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology.

Schroeder, R. D., & Fazlegic, M. (2014).Review of Wounded I Am More Awake: Finding Meaning After Terror by Julia Lieblick and Esad Boskailo (Book Review).Teaching Sociology, Vol: 42 (4), pp: 307-309.

Schroeder, R. D., Higgins, G. E., & Mowen, T. (2014). Maternal Attachment Trajectories and Criminal Offending by Race.American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol: 39 (1), pp: 155-171.

Schroeder, R. D., & Mowen, T. (2014).Parenting Style Transitions and Juvenile Delinquency.Youth and Society, Vol: 46 (2), pp: 228-254.

Schroeder, R. D., & Mowen, T. (2014). You Can't Eat WHAT? Managing the Stigma of Celiac Disease. Deviant Behavior, Vol: 35 (6), pp: 456-474.

Nancy Steinmetz, MA
Steinmetz, N. M., & Austin, D. M. (2014). Fear of Criminal Victimization on a College Campus: A Visual and Survey Analysis of Location and Demographic Factors. American Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol: 39 (3), pp: 511-537.

Dr. Hiromi Taniguchi
Taniguchi, H., & Aldikacti Marshall, G. (2014). The Effects of Social Trust and Institutional Trust on Formal Volunteering And Charitable Giving in Japan. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol: 25 (1), pp: 150-175.

Taniguchi, H., & Aldikacti Marshall, G. (2014). Religious attitudes and volunteering in the USA In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research (pp. 5489-5494).

Taniguchi, H., & Buttry-Watson, B. (2014). Japanese Citizen Participation in International Development Aid. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol: 25 (August 2014), pp: 1091-1110.

Taniguchi, H., & Kaufman, G. (2014). Gender role attitudes, troubles talk, and marital satisfaction in Japan. The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Vol: 31 (September 2014), pp: 975-994.

Taniguchi, H., & Shupe, F. L. (2014). Gender and family status differences in leisure-time sports participation. The International Review for Sociology of Sport, Vol: 49 (February 2014), pp: 65-84.

Frances L. Shupe, ABD
Taniguchi, H., & Shupe, F. L. (2014). Gender and family status differences in leisure-time sports participation. The International Review for Sociology of Sport, Vol: 49 (February 2014), pp: 65-84.

Dr. Deborah Warnock
Warnock, D. (2014). On the other side of what tracks? The missing discussion of social class in the academy. Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, Vol: 27 (12 December 2014.

Dr. Jonetta Weber (Director of Academic Services)
Shelangoski, B. L., Hambrick, M. E., Gross, J. P., & Weber, J. D. (2014). Self-Efficacy in Intercollegiate Athletes. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Vol: 7, pp: 17-42

2013

Dr. James Beggan
▸    “The Good-in-Bed Effect: College Students’ Tendency to See Themselves as Better Than Others As a Sex Partner.”  The Journal of Psychology (vol. 147, pp. 415-434)

Dr. Derrick Brooms
▸    “I Need Drive and Determination: A Qualitative Study of Inner-City Black Males’ Strivings to College.”  Issues in Race & Society (vol. 1(1), pp. 65-87)
▸    Review of Military Migrants: Fighting for YOUR Country.  Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies
▸    Review of Political Melodies in the Pews?  The Voice of the Black Christian Rapper in the Twenty-first-Century Church.  Journal of American Culture

Dr. Deborah Potter
Davis, D.W., Pressley-McGruder, G., Jones, V.F., Dr. Deborah Potter, et al.
▸    “Evaluation of an Innovativer Tool for Child Sexual Abuse Education.”  Journal of Child Sexual Abuse (vol. 22(4), pp. 379-397)

Ms. Melani Duvall (graduate from our MA program), Dr. Patricia Gagné, and Dr. Ryan Schroeder
▸    “Peer Versus Professional Trainers: Educating Fraternities about Rape and Sexual Assault.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology (vol. 3(2), pp. 203-218)

Frana, J. F. and Dr. Ryan Schroeder
▸    “An Analysis of Student Opinions on Former Convict Professors.”  Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology (vol. 3(1), pp. 29-40)

Dr. Gul Marshall
▸    Shaping Gender Policy in Turkey: Grassroots Women Activists, the European Union, and the Turkish State.  State University of New York Press.

McCarthy, V. L., Ling, J., and Dr. Robert Carini
▸    “The Role of Self-Transcendence: A Missing Variable in the Pursuit of Successful Aging.”  Research in Gerontological Nursing (vol. 6(3), pp. 178-186)

Dr. Cynthia Negrey
▸    “Eight-Hour Day” and “Temporal Dimensions of Men’s and Women’s Employment,” both in V. Smith (ed.), Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia (pp. 222-223 and 981-985, respectively)

Ms. Carol Norton (Assistant Director of Center for Environmental Policy & Management), Dr. Lauren Heberle, Dr. Allison Smith (Post-doctoral staff member of Center for Environmental Policy & Management) et al.
▸    “State of Metropolitan Housing Report: 2013"

Perry A., and Dr. Derrick Brooms
▸    “Commitment, Partnership and Family: African American Men’s Concepts of Marriage and Meaning.”  Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men (vol. 1(2), pp. 55-82)

Dr. David Roelfs et al.  
▸    “Meta-Analysis for Sociology: A Measure-Driven Approach.”  Bulletin of Sociological Methodology (vol. 117(Jan), pp. 75-92)

Shor, E. and Dr. David Roelfs
▸    “The Longevity Effects of Religious and Non-Religious Participation: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression.”  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (vol. 52(1), pp. 120-145)

Shor E. and Dr. David Roelfs
▸    “The Strength of Family Ties: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression of Self-Reported Social Support and Mortality.”  Social Networks (vol. 35(4), pp. 626-638)

Smith, S. E., Della, L. J., Rajack-Talley, T., D’Silva, M. U., Dr. Deborah Potter et al.
▸    “Exploring Media’s Impact on African-American Women’s Healthy Food Habits in Kentucky.”  Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (vol . 42(3), pp. 228-251)

Dr. Hiromi Taniguchi
▸    “The Influences of Generalized Trust on Volunteering in Japan.”  Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (vol. 42, pp. 127-147)

Dr. Jonetta Weber (Director of Academic Services) and Dr. Robert Carini
▸    “Where Are the Female Athletes in Sports Illustrated?: A Content Analysis of Covers (2000-June 2011).”  International Review for the Sociology of Sport (vol. 48(2), pp. 196-203)