Recent publications of current and former students in this area

Examples of publications by current students:

Illustrative Publications of Current Graduate Students

Pragg, Brianne and Chris Knoester. 2015. “Parental Leave Use among Disadvantaged Fathers.” Journal of Family Issues OnlineFirst. DOI: 10.1177/0192513X15623585.

King, V., & Lindstrom. R. (2016). Continuity and Change in Stepfather-Stepchild Closeness Between Adolescence and Early Adulthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 730-743. 

King, V., Amato, P.R., & Lindstrom, R. (2015). Stepfather-Adolescent Relationship Quality during the First Year of Transitioning to a Stepfamily.  Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 1179-1189.

Jacobson, Wade C. and Cecily Hardaway. (in press) “Heterogeneity in Research on African American Boys and Men: Focusing on Resilience, Social Networks, and Community Violence.” In Boys and Men in African American Families, edited by L Burton, D Burton, SM McHale, V King, & J Van Hook. NY: Springer.

McLanahan, Sara and Wade C. Jacobson. 2015. “Diverging Destinies Revisited.” In Families in an Era of Increasing Inequality: Diverging Destinies (p. 3-23), edited by PR Amato, A Booth, SM McHale, & J Van Hook. NY: Springer.

Former Students (from 2013-2016)

Goldscheider, F., Scott, M.E., Lilja, E., & Bronte-Tinkew, J. (2015). Becoming a single parent: The role of mother and father characteristics. Journal of Family Issues, 36, 1624-1650.

Mitchell, Katherine Stamps. 2013. “Pathways of Children's Long-Term Living Arrangements: A Latent Class Analysis.” Social Science Research, 42(5), 1284-96.

Shreffler, K.M., Greil, A.L., Mitchell, K.S., & McQuillan, J. (2015). Variation in pregnancy intendedness across U.S. women’s pregnancies. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(5), 932- 938.

Ledwell, M., & King, V. (2013). Bullying and Internalizing Problems: Gender Differences and the Buffering Role of Parental Communication. Journal of Family Issues.

King, V., Ledwell, M., & Pearce-Morris, J. (2013). Religion and Ties Between Adult Children and Their Parents. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 68, 825-836.

King, V., Thorsen, M. L., & Amato, P. R. (2014). Factors Associated with Positive Relationships between Stepfathers and Adolescent Stepchildren. Social Science Research, 47, 16-29.

King, V., Boyd, L.M., & Thorsen, M.L. (2015). Adolescents’ Perceptions of Family Belonging in Stepfamilies.  Journal of Marriage and Family, 77, 761-774.

Thorsen, M.L., & King, V. (2015). My Mother’s Husband: Factors Associated with How Adolescents Label their Stepfathers. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. NIHMSID: NIHMS712368

Amato, P.R., King, V. & Thorsen, M.L. (2016). Parent-Child Relationships in Stepfather Families and Adolescent Adjustment: A Latent Class Analysis.  Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 482-497.  NIHMSID: NIHMS733549

King, V., & Boyd. L.M. (2016). Factors Associated with Perceptions of Family Belonging among Adolescents. Journal of Marriage and Family, 78, 1114-1130.

Kane, Jennifer B., S. Philip Morgan, Kathleen Mullan Harris, & David Guilkey. In Press. "The Educational Consequences of Teen Childbearing.” Demography.

Kane JB. An integrative model of inter- and intragenerational preconception processes influencing birthweight in the United States. J Health Soc Behav. 2015 Jun;56(2):246-61.

Kane, Jennifer B. 2013. “A Closer Look at the Second Demographic Transition in the US: Evidence of Bidirectionality from a Cohort Perspective (1982-2006).” Population Research and Policy Review 32(1): 47-80.

Kane JB, Frisco ML. Obesity, school obesity prevalence, and adolescent childbearing among US young women. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Jul;88:108-15

James SL. Variation in trajectories of women's marital quality. Soc Sci Res. 2015 Jan;49:16-30.

James SL, Amato PR. Self-Esteem and the Reproduction of Social Class. Soc Sci Q. 2013 Dec;94(4):933-955.

2013 Smith-Greenaway, Emily and Jessica Heckert. “Does the Orphan Disadvantage “Spill Over”? An analysis of whether living in an area with a higher concentration of orphans is associated with children’s school enrollment in sub-Saharan Africa.”, Demographic Research, 28, 1167-1198..

Smith-Greenaway, Emily. Maternal reading skills and child mortality in Nigeria: a reassessment of why education matters. Demography. 2013 Oct;50(5):1551-61.

Smith-Greenaway E, Trinitapoli J. Polygynous contexts, family structure, and infant mortality in sub-saharan Africa. Demography. 2014 Apr;51(2):341-66.

Smith-Greenaway, Emily. Mothers' reading skills and child survival in Nigeria: examining the relevance of mothers' decision-making power. Soc Sci Med. 2013 Nov;97:152-60.

Smith-Greenaway E, Thomas K. Exploring Child Mortality Risks Associated with Diverse Patterns of Maternal Migration in Haiti. Popul Res Policy Rev. 2014 Dec;33(6):873-895.

Smith-Greenaway, Emily, Leon, Juan, and David Baker. 2012. Understanding the Association between Maternal Education & Use of Health Services in Ghana: Exploring the Role of Health Knowledge, Journal of Biosocial Science, 1(1): 1-15.

2013  Johnson, David R. and Lauren Bachan. “What can we really know from studies comparing arranged and love-based marriages with small samples?: Comment on Regan, Lakhanpal, and Anguiano". Psychological Reports, 113(1), 1233-1236.

Bachan LK. Anticipatory child fostering and household economic security in Malawi. Demogr Res. 2014 Apr 10;30:1157-1188.

Landale NS, Oropesa RS, Noah AJ. Immigration and the Family Circumstances of Mexican-Origin Children: A Binational Longitudinal Analysis. J Marriage Fam. 2014 Feb 1;76(1):24-36.

Landale, Nancy S., R.S. Oropesa, Aggie J. Noah, and Marianne M. Hillemeier. (in press). Early Cognitive Skills of Mexican-Origin Children: The Roles of Parental Nativity and Legal Status. Social Science Research

Noah, Aggie J., Nancy S Landale, and Corey S Sparks. (2015). How Does the Context of Reception Matter? The Role of Residential Enclaves in Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy among Mexican-origin Mothers. Maternal and Child Health Journal 19: 1825-1833.

Noah, Aggie J. and Nancy S. Landale. (forthcoming). Behavioral functioning among Mexican-origin children: The roles of parental legal status and neighborhood context. Research in the Sociology of Health Care 35.

Noah AJ. Putting Families Into Place: Using Neighborhood-Effects Research and Activity Spaces to Understand Families. J Fam Theory Rev. 2015 Dec;7(4):452-467.

Kreager, Derek A., Daniel Ragan, Holly Nguyen, and Jeremy Staff. Forthcoming. “When Onset Meets Desistance: Cognitive Transformation and Adolescent Delinquency Experimentation.” Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology.

Daniel T. Ragan.  2014.  Revisiting “what they think”:  Adolescent drinking and the importance of peer beliefs.  Criminology, 52(3), 488-513.

Daniel T. Ragan, D. Wayne Osgood, and Mark E. Feinberg.  2014.  Friends as a bridge to parental influence:  Implications for adolescent alcohol use.  Social Forces, 92(3), 1061-1085.

Kreager, Derek A., Richard Felson, Cody Warner, and Marin R. Wenger. 2013. “Women’s Education, Marital Violence, and Divorce: A Social Exchange Perspective.” Journal of Marriage and Family 75:565-581.