Publications

Austin, Megan J. and Mark Berends. (Forthcoming). “School Choice and School Partnerships.” Handbook of the Sociology of Education, edited by Barbara Schneider, New York: Springer

Berends, Mark and Megan J. Austin. (Forthcoming). “Research Quality and Policy Development.” Doing Good Social Science: Trust, Accuracy, Transparency, edited by Jonathan Plucker and Matt Makel.Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association

MacColman, Leslie. (Forthcoming). "Security Sector Reform in Theory and Practice: Persistent Challenges and Linkages to Conflict Transformation." The International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution

Van Ness, Justin and Erika Summers-Effler. (Forthcoming). "Emotions in Social Movements". The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements 

Crubaugh, Bryant. 2017. “Diversity, Poverty, and Resources: The Role of Incentives and Capacity in the Presence of Highly Resourced Neighborhood Associations.” Sociological Focus 

Lizardo, Omar, Robert Mowry, Brandon Sepulvado, Dustin Stoltz, Marshall A. Taylor, Justin Van Ness, and Michael Wood. 2017. "What Are Dual Process Models? Implications for Cultural Analysis in Sociology." Sociological Theory

Konieczny, Mary Ellen, and Megan C. Rogers.  2017.  "Religion, Secular Humanism, and Atheism: Multi-Institutional Politics and the USAFA Cadets' Freethinkers Group." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 

Stoltz, Dustin and Marshall Taylor. 2017.  "Paying with Change: The Purposeful Enunciation of Material Culture". Poetics

Abrutyn, Seth, Justin Van Ness, Marshall Taylor. 2017. “Collective Action and Cultural Change: Revisiting Eisenstadt’s Evolutionary Theory.” Journal of Classical Sociology

McVeigh, Rory, Bryant Crubaugh, and Kevin Estep. 2016. “Plausibility Structures, Status Threats, and the Establishment of Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers.” American Journal of Sociology 

Estep, Kevin. 2016. "Constructing a Language Problem: Status-based Power Devaluation and the Threat of Immigrant Inclusion." Sociological Perspectives

Fishman, Robert W. and David W. Everson. 2016. "Mechanisms of Social Movement Success: Conversation, Disruption, and Displacement." Revista Internacional de Sociologica

Leguro, Myla and Hyunjin Deborah Kwak. 2016. “Unlikely Partners for Conflict Transformation: Engaging the Military as Stakeholders for Peace in Mindanao.” In Civil Society, Peace, and Power 

Kwak, Hyunjin Deborah and Sana Rais. 2016. “Lighting a Candle: Jamila Afghani, Afghanistan.” in Peacemakers in Action, Volume II: Profiles of Religion in Conflict.

Lizardo, Omar, Robert Mowry, Brandon Sepulvado, Dustin Stoltz, Marshall A. Taylor, Justin Van Ness, and Michael Wood. 2016. "What Are Dual Process Models? Implications for Cultural Analysis in Sociology." Sociological Theory.

Brandon Sepulvado, Michael Penta, David Hachen and Omar Lizardo. 2016. “Social affiliation from religious disaffiliation: Evidence of selective mixing among youth with no religious preference during the transition to college.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Van Ness, Justin and Erika Summers-Effler. 2016. “Reimagining Collective Behavior.” Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory

Vermurlen, Brad. 2016. "Structural Overlap and the Management of Cultural Marginality: The Case of Calvinist Hip-hop." American Journal of Cultural Sociology

Austin, Megan J. 2015. “Schools’ Responses to Voucher Policy: Participation Decisions and Early Implementation Experiences in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program.” Journal of School Choice

Carnesecca, Cole. 2015. “Voice of the Masses: the Internet and Responsive Authoritarianism in China”. Urban mobilization and new media in contemporary China

Summers-Effler, Erika and Hyunjin Deborah Kwak. 2015. “Weber’s Missing Mystics: Inner-Worldly Mystical Practices and the Micro Potential for Social Change.” Theory and Society

MacColman, Leslie. 2015. “The Central Arguments of Isaac Ariail Reed’s Interpretation and Social Knowledge” Czech Sociological Review

Blinn-Pike, Lynn, Brianna McCaslin. 2015. “College Students: Journaling about Their Intergenerational Relationships with Their Living and Deceased Grandparents.” College Student Journal

Taylor, Marshall A. and Carol Rambo. 2015 [2013]. "White Shame, White Pride: Emotional Cultures, Feeling Rules, and Emotion Exemplars in White Supremacist Movement Music." International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice, and Law

Abrutyn, Seth and Justin Van Ness. 2015. "The role of agency in sociocultural evolution: Institutional entrepreneurship as a force of structural and cultural change." Thesis Eleven

Summers-Effler, Erika, Justin Van Ness, and Chris Hausmann. 2015. "Peeking in the Black Box: Studying, Theorizing, and Representing the Micro-Foundations of Day-to-Day Interactions." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography

Collett, Jessica L., Kelcie Vercel, and Olevia Boykin. 2015. “Using Identity Processes to Understand Persistent Inequality in Parenting.” Social Psychology Quarterly

Brian J. Miller and Peter Mundey. 2015. “Follow the Rules and No One Will Get Hurt:Performing Boundary Work to Avoid Negative Interactions When Using Social Network Sites.” Information, Communication and Society

Pirkey, Melissa Fletcher. 2015. “People Like Me: Shared Belief, False Consensus, and the Experience of Community.” Qualitative Sociology

Vaidyanathan, Brandon, Michael Strand, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, Thomas Buschman, Meghan Davis and Amanda Varela. 2015. "Causality in Contemporary American Sociology: An Empirical Assessment and Critique." Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour

Stuit, David, Mark Berends, Megan J. Austin and R.D. Gerdeman. 2014. “Comparing Estimates of Teacher Value Added Based on Criterion- and Norm-Referenced Tests.” Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

Johnston, Hank and Cole Carnesecca. 2014. “Fear Management in Contemporary Anti-authoritarian and Oppositions.” From Silence to Protest: International Perspectives on Weakly Resourced Groups, edited by Didier Chabanet and Frédéric Royall. Farnham: Ashgate 

Lizardo, Omar and Melissa Fletcher Pirkey. 2014. “How Organizational Theory Can Help Network Theorizing: Linking Structure and Dynamics via Cross-level Analogies.” Research in the Sociology of Organizations

Grier, Tiffanie, Carol Rambo, and Marshall A. Taylor. 2014. "'What Are You?': Racial Ambiguity, Stigma, and the Racial Formation Project." Deviant Behavior

Carnesecca, Cole. 2013. “Revolution and Religious Reform: The Indigenous Church Movement in Republican China.” Ching Feng

Spillman, Lyn and Michael Strand. 2013. “Interest-Oriented Action.” Annual Review of Sociology

Brian Miller, Peter Mundey, and Jonathan P. Hill. 2013. “Faith in the Age of Facebook: Exploring the Links Between Religion and Social Network Site Membership and Use.” Sociology of Religion

Myers, Daniel J. and Kevin Estep. 2012. "North Central Sociological Association 2012 Ruth and John Useem Plenary Address. Political Renewal: Occupations, Springs and Tea Parties." Sociological Focus

Heather Price and Jessica Collett. 2012. “The Role of Emotion on Commitment: A Study of Teachers,” Social Science Research

Lizardo, Omar and Sara Skiles.  2012.  “Reconceptualizing and Theorizing ‘Omnivorousness’:  Genetic and Relational Mechanisms.”  Sociological Theory

Vaidyanathan, Brandon. 2012. “Professionalism ‘from below’: Mobilisation Potential in Indian Call Centres.” Work, Employment, and Society

Vaidyanathan, Brandon. 2012. “Religion in the Formal and Informal Economy: Catholicism and Professionals in the Arabian Gulf”. Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Meeting

Mikels-Carrasco, Jessica. 2012. Sherwood Washburn's New Physical Anthropology: Rejecting the "Religion of Taxonomy". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Jessica Collett and Jade Avelis. 2011. “Building a Life Together: Reciprocal and Negotiated Exchange in Fragile Families,” Advances in Group Processes

Collett, Jessica and Ellen Childs. 2011. "Minding the Gap: Meaning, affect, and the potential shortcomings of vignettes." Social Science Research

Smith, Christian with Kari Christoffersen, Hilary Davidson, and Patricia Snell Herzog. 2011. "Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood." Oxford University Press

McVeigh,Rory, Josh Dinsman, Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, and Priyamvada Trivedi. 2011.Obama vs. Clinton: Categorical Boundaries and Intra-Party Electoral Outcomes." Social Problems

Reese, Ellen, Ian Breckenridge-Jackson, Edwin Elias, David W. Everson, James Love. 2011. "The Global Justice Movement and the Social Forum Process." Routledge International Handbook of World Systems Analysis, edited by Salvatore Balbones and Christopher Chase-Dunn.

Farrell, Justin. 2011. “Environmental Activism and Moral Schemas: Cultural Components of Differential Participation.” Environment and Behavior

Farrell, Justin. 2011. “The Young and the Restless? The Liberalization of Young Evangelicals.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Farrell, Justin. 2011. “The Divine Online: Civic Organizing, Identity Building, and Internet Fluency among Different Religious Groups.” Journal of Media and Religion

Hausmann, Chris, Erika Summers-Effler, and Amy Jonason. 2011. “Interaction Ritual Theory and Structural Symbolic Interactionism.” Symbolic Interaction

Montt, Guillermo. 2011. "Cross-National Differences in Educational Achievement Inequality." Sociology of Education

Mundey, Peter, Hilary Davidson, and Patricia Snell. 2011. “Making Money Sacred: How Two Church Cultures Translate Mundane Money into Distinct Sacralized Frames of Giving.” Sociology of Religion

Price, Heather. 2011.“Principals’ attitudes and behaviors matter: How principals’ relationships with their teachers affect school climate.” Educational Administration Quarterly

Kelly, Sean and Heather Price. 2011. "The Correlates of Tracking Policy: Opportunity Hoarding, Status Competition, or a Technical-Functional Explanation?" American Educational Research Journal

Snell, Patricia. 2011. “Contextual Inequalities in Religious Youth Programming.” Review of Religious Research

Snell, Patricia. 2011. “Critical Space: Divisions, Ambiguities, and Conceptions of Space in Social Theory.” In New Voices in Sociological Theory and Methodology, edited by Ieva Zake and Michael DeCesare

Snell, Patricia. 2011. “Just Reproduce After What I Taught You: Spatial Segregation of Religious Youth Socialization and the Reproduction of Social Inequality.” Youth & Society

Snell, Patricia. 2011. “Parents Defining Parental Involvement.” Bedtime Stories and Book Reports: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacy, edited by Cathy Compton-Lilly and Stuart Greene

Vaidyanathan, Brandon. 2011. “Religious Resources or Differential Returns? Early Religious Socialization and Declining Attendance in Emerging Adulthood.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Vaidyanathan, Brandon, Jonathan P. Hill, and Christian Smith. 2011. “Religion and Charitable Financial Giving to Religious and Secular Causes: Does Political Ideology Matter?”  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Vaidyanathan, Brandon, and Patricia Snell. 2011. “Motivations for and Obstacles to Religious Financial Giving.” Sociology of Religion

Hill, Jonathan P., and Brandon Vaidyanathan. 2011. “Substitution or Symbiosis? Rethinking the Relationship between Religious and Secular Giving.” Social Forces

Childs, Ellen. 2010. "Religious Attendance and Happiness: Examining Gaps in the Current Literature." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Carbonaro, William, Brandy J. Ellison, and Elizabeth Covay. 2010. "Gender Inequalities in the College Pipeline." Social Science Research

Carbonaro, William & Elizabeth Covay. 2010. “School Sector and Student Achievement in the Era of Standards Based Reforms.” Sociology of Education

Covay, Elizabeth & William Carbonaro. 2010.“After the Bell: Participation in Extracurricular Activities, Classroom Behavior, and Academic Achievement.” Sociology of Education

Mikels-Carrasco, Jessica. 2010. "Nature in Our Own Backyards. Urban Ecology and Children." Children, Youth and Environments

Mikels-Carrasco, Jessica. 2010. "Teaching Human Primates: Education from an Evolutionary Perspective, the Contributions of Sherwood Washburn." General Anthropology

Price, Heather. 2010."Does No Child Left Behind really capture school quality? Evidence from an urban school district” Educational Policy

Somma, Nicolás M. 2010."How do Voluntary Organizations Foster Protest? The Role of Organizational Involvement on Individual Protest Participation‟.

Snell, Patricia. 2010. “Emerging Adult Civic Disengagement: A Longitudinal Analysis of Moral Values in Explaining Interest in Political Involvement.” Journal of Adolescent Research

Snell, Patricia. 2010. “From Durkheim to the Chicago School: Against the 'Variables Sociology' Paradigm.” Journal of Classical Sociology

Lizardo, Omar and Michael Strand. 2010. ""Skills, toolkits, contexts and institutions: clarifying the relationship between different approaches to cognition in cultural sociology." Poetics

Lizardo, Omar and Michael Strand. 2010."Postmodernism and Globalization." Protosociology

Strand, Michael. 2010. "Where do classifications come from?" Theory and Society

Smith, Christian and Brandon Vaidyanathan. 2010. “Multiple Modernities and Religion." In Oxford Handbook of Religious Diversity, edited by Chad Meister

Armet, Stephen. 2009."Intrinsic Religion: The Relationship between Religious Socialization and Identity Formation in Adolescents of High Tension Religion." Review of Religious Research

Collett, Jessica L. and Ellen Childs. 2009. “Does Major Matter? The Implications of Collecting Vignette Data from our Students.” Current Research in Social Psychology

Collett, Jessica L. and Ellen Childs. 2009. “Meaningful Performances: Considering the Contributions of the Dramaturgical Approach to Studying Family." Sociology Compass

McVeigh, Rory and Maria-Elena D. Diaz. 2009. “Traditional Gender Roles, Traditional Family Structure, and Weak Community Cohesion: Identifying the Structure of Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage.” American Sociological Review

Kelly, Sean and Heather Price. 2009. “ Education: A Clean-Slate for Disengaged Students? Social Science Research

Lizardo, Omar and Sara Skiles. 2009. “Highbrow omnivorousness on the small screen: Cultural industry systems and patterns of cultural choice in Europe.” Poetics

Snell, Patricia, Christian Smith, Carlos Tavares, and Kari Christoffersen. 2009. “Denominational Differences in Congregational Youth Ministry Programming and Empirical Evidence of Systematic Non-Response Biases in Surveys.” Review of Religious Research

Snell, Patricia. 2009. “What Difference Does Youth Group Make?: A Longitudinal Analysis of Religious Youth Group Participation and Religious and Life Outcomes.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

SnellPatricia, Nola Miguel, and Jean East. 2009. “Changing Directions: Participatory Action Research as a Parent Involvement Strategy.” Educational Action Research

Somma, Nicolás M. 2009. "How Strong are Strong Ties? The Conditional Effectiveness of Strong Ties in Protest Recruitment Attempts." Sociological Perspectives