Selected Sociology Faculty and Student Collaboration: 2012-Current

  • Boyle, Kaitlin, Ashley Barr, and Jody Clay-Warner.  (Forthcoming). “The Effects of Feminist Mobilization, Women’s Status, and Rape Law on Universities’ Reporting of Rape.” Journal of School Violence.
  • Clay-Warner, Jody, Dawn T. Robinson, Lynn Smith-Lovin, Kimberly B. Rogers and Katie R. James. 2016. "Justice Standard Determines Emotional Responses to over-Reward." Social Psychology Quarterly 79(1):44-67. doi: 10.1177/0190272516628299.
  • Canon, Bryan C. and Dawn T. Robinson. 2016. “Affect Control Theory.” Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. 2nd Edition. Edited by George Ritzer. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
  • Kelly, Chelsea Rae and Dawn T. Robinson. Forthcoming. "Identity Work and Affective Change: Sociological Applications for Effective Coaching." Chapter to appear in Handbook for Key Concepts for Coaching, edited by Wolfgang Scholl, Heidi Moeller, Siegfried Greif. Springer Press.
  • Barr, A., Sutton, T.E., Simons, L.G., Wickrama, K.A.S. (in press). Romantic relationship transitions and changes in health among rural, white emerging adults. Journal of Family Psychology.
  • Simons, L.G., Sutton, T. E., Gibbons, F.X., Murry, V.M., Simons, R.L. (2016) Mechanisms that link parenting practices to adolescents’ risky sexual behavior: A test of six competing theories.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 255-270.
  • Andrews, Tessa C., Evan P. Conaway, Jun Zhao, and Erin L. Dolan. Forthcoming. “Colleagues as Change Agents for Undergraduate Teaching.” CBE-Life Science Education
  • Sutton, T.E. & Simons, L.G. (2015). Campus sexual assault in the U.S.: Examining hostility in the family of origin, attachment style, and the hook-up culture as risk factors. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24, 2827-2840.
  • Ronald L. Simons and Eric T. Klopack (2015). “The times they are a-changin’”: Gene expression, neuroplasticity, and developmental research. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.44, 573-580.
  • Linda Renzulli, Ashley Barr, and Maria Paino. 2015. “Innovative Education? A Test of Specialist Mimicry or Generalist Assimilation in Trends in Charter School Specialization Over Time.” Sociology of Education.
  • Oshri, Assaf, Tara E. Sutton, Joshua Miller, & Jody Clay-Warner. 2015. “Child maltreatment types and risk behaviors: Associations with attachment style and emotion regulation dimensions.” Personality & Individual Differences, 73, 127-133.
  • Sutton, Tara E., and Leslie Gordon Simons. 2015. “Sexual assault among college students: Family of origin hostility, attachment, and the hook-up culture as risks.” Journal of Child & Family Studies. Advanced online publication. 10.1007/s10826-014-0087-1
  • Sutton, Tara E., Leslie Gordon Simons, K.A.S. Wickrama, & Ted G. Futris. 2014. “The Intergenerational transmission of violence: Examining the mediating roles of insecure attachment and destructive disagreement beliefs.” Violence & Victims. 29(4), 670-687.
  • James, Katie R. and Jody Clay-Warner.  2015. “The Second Shift and the Nonstandard Shift: How Working Nonstandard Hours Affects the Relationship between the Division of Household Labor and Wives’ Fairness Perceptions.” Research in the Sociology of Work 26:35-59.
  • Ronald L. Simons, Callie H. Burt, Ashley Barr, Man Kit Lei, and Eric A. Stewart (2014). Incorporating routine activities, activity spaces, and situational definitions into the social schematic theory of crime. Criminology, 52, 655-687.
  • Ronald L. Simons and Ashley Barr (2014). Shifting perspectives: Cognitive changes mediate the impact of romantic relationships on desistance from crime.  Justice Quarterly, 31, 793-821.
  • Ashley B. Barr and Ronald L. Simons (2014). A dyadic analysis of relationships and health: Does couple-level context condition partner effects? Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 448-459.
  • Reynolds, Jeremy and Matthew May. 2014. “Religion, Motherhood, and the Spirit of Capitalism.” Social Currents.
  • James, Katie, Bunch, Jackson, and Jody Clay-Warner. 2014.  “Perceived Injustice and School Violence: An Application of General Strain Theory.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.
  • Boylan, Rebecca and Linda Renzulli.  2014. “Routes Out, Paths Back: The Influence of Push and Pull Reasons for Leaving School on Students’ School Reengagment.”  Youth & Society.
  • Barr, A.B., Simons, R.L., & Simons, L.G., Gibbons, F.X. & Gerrard, M. (2013). The effect of teen motherhood on pregnancy prototypes and the moderating role of community and family context. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42: 1884-1897.
  • Kogan, S. M., Cho, J., Allen, K., Lei, M.K., Beach, S.R.H., Gibbons, F.X., & Simons, L.G., Simons, R.L., & Brody, G.H. (2013). Avoidance of adolescent pregnancy among African Americans. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53: 14-20.
  • Richards, Patricia and Jeffrey A. Gardner. 2013. “Still Seeking Recognition: Indigenous Demands, State Violence, and Discrimination in Democratic Chile.” Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies. DOI: 10.1080/17442222.2013.779063.
  • Ronald L. Simons, Leslie Gordon Simons, Man Kit Lei, Steven Beach, Gene H. Brody, Frederick Gibbons, and Robert Philbert (2013). Genetic moderation of the impact of parenting on hostility toward romantic partners. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 325-341.
  • Ronald L. Simons, Steven H Beach, and Ashley Barr (2013). Differential susceptibility to context: A promising perspective on the interplay of genes and the environment. In Biosociology and Neurosociology – Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 29. JAI  Press.
  • Barr, Ashley B., Elizabeth Culatta, and Ronald L. Simons. 2013. “Romantic Relationships and Health among African American Young Adults Linking Patterns of Relationship Quality over Time to Changes in Physical and Mental Health.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 54:369-385.
  • Paino, Maria, Linda Renzulli, Rebecca Boylan, Christen Bradley. 2013. “For Grades or Money?: Charter School Failure in North Carolina.” Education Administration Quarterly.  Doi. 10.1177/0013161X13505289.
  • Clay‐Warner, Jody, Elizabeth Culatta, and Katie R. James. 2013. “Gender and Organizational Justice Preferences.” Sociology Compass 7:1074-1084.
  • Johnson, David, Linda Renzulli, Jackson Bunch, and Maria Paino. 2013.  “Everyday Observations: Developing a Sociological Perspective through a Portfolio Term Project.” Teaching Sociology.  41(3). 314-321doi:10.1177/0092055X13480642.
  • Paino, Maria, Linda Renzulli. 2013. “Digital Concept of Cultural Capital: The (In)Visible Advantages for Students Who Exhibit Computer Skills.” Sociology of Education.  86 ( 2).124 – 138.
  • Barr, Ashley B., Ronald L. Simons, Leslie Gordon Simons, Frederick X. Gibbons, and Meg Gerrard. 2013. “Teen Motherhood and Pregnancy Prototypes: The Role of Social Context in Changing Yung African American Mothers’ Risk Images and Contraceptive Expectations.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 42:1884-1897.
  • Watts, Stephen and Thomas McNulty. 2013. “Childhood Abuse and Criminal Behavior: Testing a General Strain Theory Model.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. In Press.
  • McNulty, Thomas, Paul Bellair, and Stephen Watts. 2013. “Neighborhood Disadvantage and Verbal Ability as Explanations of the Black-White Difference in Adolescent Violence: Toward an Integrated Model.” Crime & Delinquency 59: 137-157.
  • Beach, Steven R. H., Gene H. Brody, Man-Kit Lei, Frederick X. Gibbons, Meg Gerrard, Ronald L. Simons, Carolyn Cutrona, and Robert A. Philibert. 2013. “Impact of Child Sex Abuse on Adult Psychopathology: A Genetically and Epigenetically Informed Investigation.” Journal of Family Psychology, 27(1), 3-11.
  • Barr, Ashley B., Ronald L. Simons, and Eric A. Stewart. 2013. “The Code of the Street and Romantic Relationships: A Dyadic Analysis.” Personal Relationships 20:84-106.
  • Bunch, Jackson, Jody Clay-Warner, and Man Kit-Lei. 2012. “Demographic Characteristics and Victimization Risk: Testing the Mediating Effects of Routine Activities.” Crime and Delinquency.
  • Leslie G. Simons, Ronald L. Simons, Man Kit Lei, and Donna Hancock (2012). Parental warmth amplifies the effect of parental hostility: Counter intuitive findings regarding the intergenerational transmission of violence. Interpersonal Violence, 27, 2603-2626.
  • Granberg, Ellen M., Mary Bond Edmond, Ronald L. Simons, Frederick X. Gibbons, and Man-Kit Lei. 2012. “The Association between Racial Socialization and Depression: Testing direct and buffering associations in a longitudinal cohort of African Americans Young Adults.” Society and Mental Health 2(3): 207-225.
  • Simons, Leslie G., Ronald L. Simons, Man-Kit Lei, and Tara Sutton. 2012. “Exposure to Harsh Parenting and X-Rated Material as Explanations for Males’ Sexual Coercion and Females’ Sexual Victimization.” Violence and Victims 27(3): 378-395.
  • Simons, R.L., Simons, L.G., Lei, M.K., Landor, A.M. (2012). Relational schemas, romantic relationships and beliefs about marriage among African American adolescents.  Journal of Personal and Social Relationships, 29: 77-101.
  • Beach, Steven R. H., Man-Kit Lei, Gene H. Brody, Ronald L. Simons, Carolyn Cutrona, and Robert A. Philibert. 2012. “Genetic Moderation of Contextual Effects on Negative Arousal and Parenting in African-American Parents.” Journal of Family Psychology 26(1): 46-55.
  • Simons, Ronald L., Man-Kit Lei, Eric A. Stewart, Steven R. H. Beach, Gene H. Brody, Robert A. Philibert, and Frederick X. Gibbons. 2012. “Social Adversity, Genetic Variation, Street Code, and Aggression: A Genetically Informed Model of Violent Behavior.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 10(1): 3-24.
  • Barr, Ashley B. and Ronald L. Simons. 2012. “College aspirations and expectations among new African-American mothers in late adolescence.” Gender and Education 24:745-763. 10.1080/09540253.2012.712097.
  • Barr, Ashley B. and Ronald L. Simons. 2012. “Marriage Expectations among African American Couples in Early Adulthood: A Dyadic Analysis.” Journal of Marriage and Family 74:726-742.
  • Simons, Ronald L., Steven R.H.  Beach, and Ashley B. Barr. 2012. “Differential Susceptibility to Context: A Promising Model of the Interplay of Genes and the Social Environment.” Pp. 139-163 in Biosociology and Neurosociology (Advances in Group Processes, Volume 29), edited by S. R. T. Will Kalkhoff, Edward J. Lawler: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Simons, Ronald L. and Ashley B. Barr. 2012. “Shifting Perspectives: Cognitive Changes Mediate the Impact of Romantic Relationships on Desistance from Crime.” Justice Quarterly. 10.1080/07418825.2012.704388.
  • Abraham, A.J., O'Brien, L.A., Bride, B.E., & Roman, P.M. 2012. “HIV/AIDS Services in Private Substance Abuse Treatment Programs.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Selected Student Publications (sole authored or with other co-authors):

  • Gill, Timothy M. 2016. “The Venezuelan Government and the Global Field: The Legislative Battle over Foreign Funding for Nongovernmental Organizations,” Sociological Forum 31(1): 29-52. 
  • Boyle, Kaitlin M. and Lisa Slattery Walker. Forthcoming. “The Neutralization and Denial of Sexual Violence in the Subculture of Parties Hosted by Fraternities and Athletes.” Deviant Behavior.
  • Boyle, Kaitlin M. Forthcoming. “Social Psychological Processes that Facilitate Sexual Assault within the Fraternity Party Subculture.” Sociology Compass 9(5):386-399. 
  • McKinzie, Ashleigh E. Forthcoming. “Deconstruction of Destruction Stories: Narrative, Inequality, and Disasters.” Disasters.
  • Greife, Matthew; Paul Stretesky; Tara O'Conner-Shelley and Mark Pogrebin (2015) “Corporate Environmental Crime and Environmental Justice.”  Criminal Justice Policy Review.  Published online March 22, 2015.
  • Goodrum, Sarah; Mark Pogrebin and Matthew Greife (2015).  Representing the Underdog:  The Righteous Development of Death Penalty Defense Attorneys.  Criminal Law Bulletin 51(2): 329 - 356.
  • Boyle, Kaitlin and Ashleigh E. McKinzie. 2015. “Resolving Negative Affect and Restoring Meaning: Responses to Deflection Produced by Unwanted Sexual Experiences.” Social Psychology Quarterly 78(2): 151-172.
  • McKinzie, Ashleigh E. and Mindy S. Bradley. 2013. “Deviance and Social Control in an Alternative Community: The Unique Case of the Rainbow Family of Living Light,” Deviant Behavior 34(8): 599-617.
  • Holyfield, Lori, Maggie Cobb, Kimberly Murray and Ashleigh E. McKinzie. 2013. “Musical Ties that Bind: Affective Heritage Embracement in Festival Identity,” Symbolic Interaction. 36(4): 457-477.
  • Gill, Timothy M. 2013.“"Why Mills, Not Gouldner?" Differential History and Selective Commemoration in Sociology,” The American Sociologist 44(1): 96-115.  
  • Paino, Maria, Chastity Blankenship, Elizabeth Grauerholz, and Jeffrey Chin.  2012. “The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Teaching Sociology: 1973-2009.” Teaching Sociology. 40(2): 93-106.
  • Lei, Man-Kit. 2012. “Friends and Delinquency: Is Deviant Peers Influence Real?” Survey Research-Method and Application 28: 119-160.