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Sociology Graduate Student Publications

Sociology Graduate Student Publications with Faculty

 

Dr. Acevedo

 

Acevedo, Gabriel A. and Sarah Shaw. “Sectarian Affiliation and Gender Traditionalism: A Study of Sunni and Shi’a Muslims in Four Predominantly Muslim Countries.” Forthcoming at Sociology of Islam.

 

Ruiz, Andrea L. and Gabriel A. Acevedo. (2015) “True Believers? Religion, Physiology and Perceived Body Weight in Texas.” Journal of Religion and Health 54(4):1221-1237

 

Acevedo, Gabriel A., Christopher G. Ellison, and Murat Yilmaz. (2013) “Religion and Childrearing Values in Turkey” Journal of Family Issues 34(11): 1-29

 

Acevedo, Gabriel and Miriam Thompson. (2013) “Blood, War, and Ritual: Explaining Sacrificial Rites in 25 Premodern Cultures.” Anthropological Forum 23(3):266-288.

 

Acevedo, Gabriel A. James Ordner and Miriam Thompson. (2010). “Narrative Inversion as a Tactical Framing Strategy: The Ideological Origins of the Nation of Islam.” Narrative Inquiry 20(1):125-153.

 

Dr. Bartkowski

 

Bartkowski, John P., Carma S. Deem, and Christopher G. Ellison. 2015. Publishing in Academic Journals: Strategic Advice for Doctoral Students and Academic Mentors. The American Sociologist 46(1): 99-115.

 

Ogland, Emmanuelle G., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski, and Curtis P. Ogland. 2014. Intimate Partner Violence against Married Women in Uganda. Journal of Family Violence 29(8): 869-879.

 

Rendon, Joshua J., Xiaohe Xu, Melinda Lundquist Denton, and John P. Bartkowski. 2014. Religion and Marriage Timing: A Replication and Extension. Religions 5(3): 834-851.

 

Ogland, Curtis P., and John P. Bartkowski. 2014. Biblical Literalism and Sexual Morality in Comparative Perspective: Testing the Transposability of a Conservative Religious Schema. Sociology of Religion 75(1): 3-24.

 

Xu, Xiaohe, John P. Bartkowski, and Kimberly A. Dalton. 2011. The Role of Cohabitation in Remarriage: A Replication. International Review of Sociology 21(3): 549-564.

 

Ogland, Curtis P., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski, and Emmanuelle G. Ogland. 2011. The Association of Religion and Virginity Status among Brazilian Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health 48(6): 651-653.

 

Ogland, Curtis P., Thankam S. Sunil, John P. Bartkowski, and Xiaohe Xu. 2010. Religious Influences on Teenage Childbearing among Brazilian Female Adolescents: A Research Note. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49(4): 754-760.

 

Bartkowski, John P., and Sarah Shah. 2014. Religion and Gender Inequality. Pp. 173-194 in Religion and Inequality, edited by Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Bartkowski, John P., and Ashraf Alam. 2012. Media Portrayals of the Moral Majority. Pp. 333-346 in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the News, edited by Diane Winston. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Dr. Denton

 

Melinda Lundquist Denton and Julian Culver. 2015. “Variation in Adolescent and Emerging Adult Religiosity.” Sociology of Religion 76(2): 222-239. doi:10.1093/socrel/srv014

 

Rendon, Joshua, Xiaohe Xu, Melinda Lundquist Denton and John P. Bartkowski. 2014. “Religion and Marriage Timing: A Replication and Extension.” Religions. 5, 834–851; doi:10.3390/rel5030834

 

Dr. Ellison

 

Bartkowski, John P., Carma S. Deem, and Christopher G. Ellison. 2015. “Publishing in Academic Journals: Strategic Advice for Doctoral Students and Academic Mentors.” The American Sociologist 46: 99-115.

 

Acevedo, Gabriel A., Christopher G. Ellison, and Murat Yilmaz. 2015. “Religion and Child-rearing Attitudes among Turkish Adults.” Journal of Family Issues 36: 1595-1623.

 

Bradshaw, Matt, Christopher G. Ellison, Qijuan Fang, and Collin Mueller. Listening to Religious Music and Mental Health in Late Life. The Gerontologist. first published online April 15, 2014. doi:10.1093/geront/gnu020

 

Ellison, Christopher G., Qijuan Fang, Kevin J. Flannelly, and Rebecca A. Steckler. 2013. Spiritual Struggles and Mental Health: Exploring the Moderating Effects of Religious Salience. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 23: 214-229.

 

Dr. Halley

 

Halley, J. A., & Ordner, J. P. 2010. « Charisme et icône : le cas d’Obama » [Charisma and Icon: the Case of Obama]. In Florent Gaudez (Eds.), “Figures de l’Altérité. Comment peut-on être Socio-anthropologue aujourd’hui”, [Figures of Otherness: How can one be a Socio-Anthropologist Today?]. Paris: l’Harmattan.

 

Halley, J. A. & Ordner, J. P. 2009. “Obama as Charismatic Icon”. In Bianca Maria Pirani and Ivan Varga (Eds.), Acting Bodies in Social Networking : A Bridge between Technology and Working Memory (vol. 1). Lanham, MD: University Press of America Rowman & Littlefield.

 

Dr. Lewis

 

“Attitudes Regarding Laws Limiting Black-White Marriage: A Longitudinal Analysis of Perceptions and Related Behaviors.” Journal of Black Studies, Volume 46, Number 2, March 2015, pp. 199-217. Co-authored with Ginny Garcia-Alexander and Joanne Ford-Robertson.

 

Lewis, Richard, Jr. and Joanne Ford-Robertson, “Aging in Place: Generational Challenges in the Contemporary Workplace.” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Volume 14, Number 2, pp 74-76, March/April 2012.

 

Lewis, Richard, Jr. and Joanne Ford-Robertson, “Understanding the Occurrence of Interracial Marriage in the United States Through Differential Assimilation.” Journal of Black Studies, Volume 41, Number 2, November 2010.

 

Dr. Romo

 

González, Jorge C. and Harriett Romo. 2014. “Four-Year College Graduation: The Importance of Student Organizations.” Sociological Imagination 50(2):53-79.

 

Garcia-Sierra, Adrian, Maritza Rivera-Gaxiola, Cherie R. Percaccio, Barbara T. Conboy, Harriett Romo, Lindsay Klarman, Sophia Ortiz, and Patricia K. Kuhl. “Bilingual language learning: An ERP study relating early brain responses to speech, language input and later word production.” Journal of Phonetics 39(4):546-557. (doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2011.02.002)

 

Perez, Beatrix and Harriett Romo. “‘Couch surfing’ of Latino foster care alumni: Reliance on peers as social capital.” Journal of Adolescence 34(2):239-248 (doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2010.05.007)

 

Perez, Beatrix and Harriett Romo, “School Mobility, Social Capital, and Educational Experiences of Latino Foster Care Youth.” Sociological Studies of Children and Youth 14:27-49 D. A. Kinney and Loretta E. Bass, eds. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

 

Romo, Harriett and Claire Andres. “Making and Missing Meanings: Lessons in Early Childhood Literacy Development” International Journal of Learning 11, International Literacy Conference Proceedings, Havana, Cuba. Common Ground Publishers, Pp. 529-537.

 

Dr. Sunil

 

Sunil, T.S., Thelma Hurd, Carma Deem, Lucinda Nevarez, Jeffrey Guidry, Rebecca Rios, Hector Guerra, Juanita Ortiz, and Lovell Jones (2014). Breast cancer knowledge, attitude and screening behaviors among Hispanics in South Texas Colonias. Journal of Community Health, 39:60-71

 

Smith, Matthew Lee, T.S. Sunil, Camerino Salazar, Sadaf Rafique, and Marcia Ory. (2013). Disparities of food availability and affordability within convenience stores in Bexar County, Texas. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2013:1-7.

 

Garcia, Ginny, T.S. Sunil, and Pete Hinojosa (2012). The fast food and obesity link: Consumption patterns and severity of obesity. Obesity Surgery, 22(5):810-818.

 

Ogland, Curtis, T.S. Sunil, John Bartkowski, and Xiaohe Xu. (2010). Religious influences on teenage childbearing among Brazilian female adolescents. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 49(4):754-760.

 

Dr. Xu

 

Ogland, Emmanuelle G., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski and Curtis P. Ogland. 2014. “Intimate Partner Violence against Married Women in Uganda.” Journal of Family Violence. 29: 869-879. DOI 10.1007/s10896-014-9640-3

 

Rendon, Joshua, Xiaohe Xu, Melinda Lundquist Denton and John P. Bartkowski. 2014. “Religion and Marriage Timing: A Replication and Extension.” Religions. 5, 834–851; doi:10.3390/rel5030834

 

Xu, Xiaohe, John P. Bartkowski, and Kimberly Dalton. 2011. “The Role of Cohabitation in Remarriage: A Replication.” International Review of Sociology. 21: 549-

564; doi:10.1080/03906701.2011.625664

 

Ogland, Curtis P., Xiaohe Xu, John P. Bartkowski and Emmanuelle G. Ogland. 2011. “The Association of Religion and Virginity Status among Brazilian Adolescents.” Journal of Adolescent Health. 48: 651-653; doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2010.09.018

 

Ogland, Curtis P., Thankam S. Sunil, John P. Bartkowski and Xiaohe Xu. 2010. “Religious Influences on Teenage Childbearing among Brazilian Female Adolescents: A Research Note.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 49:754–760.

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