Pamela Prickett, "Contextualizing From Within: Perceptions of Physical Disorder in a South Central L.A. African American Mosque" was publishd on City & Community , and  her article "Negotiating Gendered Religious Space: The Particularities of Patriarchy in an African American Mosque" will be published in Feb 2015 in Gender and Society.

Berry, Marie, "When "Bright Futures" Fade: Paradoxes of Women's Empowerment in Rwanda" was accepted for publication in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. "From Violence to Mobilization: War, Women, and Threat in Rwanda" was accepted for publication in Mobilization: An International Journal. In addition, Marie’s piece "Violence and the Transformation of Ethno-Racial Categories in Rwanda" was published as a special feature by The Society Pages.

Vega, Irene "Conservative Rationales, Racial Boundaries: A Case Study of Restrictionist Mexican Americans," was published in the journal American Behavioral Scientist . This article, which developed out of Irene’s MA research, is featured in a special issue of the journal titled "Spillover Effects of Immigrant Enforcement in Local Contexts."

Stambolis-Ruhstorfer, Michael co-edited a special forum for the Council for European Studies review, CritCom ( , entitled "Over the European Rainbow: Sexual and Gender Minorities in Europe.”  These short pieces, written by academics and other experts, address the contrasts and paradoxes that characterize the situation for LGBT individuals across Europe today as advances in legal recognition have spread unevenly across the continent and are met with strong backlash and resistance even in western countries. 

Enriquez, Laura  “ ‘Undocumented and Citizen Students Unite’: Building a Cross-Status Coalition through Shared Ideology,” was published in the May 2014 issue of Social Problems.

Ozgen, Zeynep “Ethnic boundaries in "non-ethnic" Turkey:  Constructivist theory and the reproduction of diversity,” was accepted for publication at Theory and Society.

Song, Xi "“Ethnic Stratification amid China’s Economic Transition: Evidence from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region” was recently published in Social Science Research. Her paper is co-authored with Xiaogang Wu. 2014.

Berry, Marie "There Is No Hope To Get A Better Life: How Rwanda's remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind" was published by 2014  

Loeb, Laura "Call and Response: An Anatomy of Religious Practice," has been accepted for publication at Discourse Studies. 2014. 

Stambolis-Ruhstorfer, Michael "How to Describe it? Why the Term ‘Coming Out’ Means Different Things in the U.S. and France," was recently accepted for publication at Sociological Forum. This paper is co-authored by Abigail Saguy.

Raymond, Chase, “Entitlement to Language: Calling 911 without English,” was published in this month’s issue of the journal Language in Society and was also picked up by an academic blog based on language-based inequalities. 2013

Mahmud, Hasan, Enemy or ally: migrants, intermediaries and the state in Bangladeshi migration to Japan and the United States, Migration and Development, 2(1):1-15. 2013. 

Mahmud, Hasan ,“It’s My Money: Social Class and the Perception of Remittance among Bangladeshi Migrants in Japan," has been accepted for publication in the journal Current Sociology.  January 29, 2014. 

Schilke, Oliver was recently cited for his study of a film's "Oscar appeal" in the Washington Post, Slate and the Toronto Star. You can find the articles here, here and here. January 15, 2014. 

Ghandnoosh, Nazgol, "Can We Wait 88 Years to End Mass Incarceration?", Huffington Post. December 2013

Tate, Alexandra:Cancer-related infertility and young women: strategies for discussing fertility preservation,” was recently published in Oncofertility Communication: Sharing Information and Building Relationships across Disciplines, edited by T. Woodruff, M. Clayman, and K. E. Waimey. Alexandra’s chapter was co-authored with Karrie Ann Snyder. 

Almeling, Rene, The Unregulated Industry of the Sperm Industry, NY Times. November 2013

Almeling, Rene (recent graduate) was published  on the website of Genetics in Medicine, the official journal of the American College of Genetics and Genomics. You can find her articles, here, here and here.

Stambolis-Ruhstorfer, Michael: “Labels of love : How migrants negotiate (or not) the culture of sexual identity,” was published in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Cultural Sociology. 

Schilke, Oliver has recently had three new papers accepted for publication: (1) Rossman, Gabriel, & Oliver Schilke. Forthcoming. "Close, but no cigar: the bimodal rewards to prize-seeking." American Sociological Review(2) Schilke, Oliver, Martin Reimann, & Karen S. Cook. Forthcoming. "Effect of relationship experience on trust recovery following a breach." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (3) Schilke, Oliver, & Karen S. Cook. Conditionally Accepted. "Sources of alliance partner trustworthiness: integrating calculative and relational perspectives." Strategic Management Journal, October 08, 2013

Simon Thomas, Julie (1)Brand, Jennie E. and Juli Simon Thomas. [forthcoming.] “Job Displacement Among Single Mothers: Effects on Children’s Outcomes in Young Adulthood.” American Journal of Sociology. (2) Brand, Jennie E. and Juli Simon Thomas. 2013. “Causal Effect Heterogeneity.” Pp. 189-214 in Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research, Stephen L. Morgan ed., Springer Series, October 8, 2013. 


Bloom, Joshua, Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, University of California Press, January 14, 2013

Catron, Peter, "Immigrant Unionization through the Great Recession," American Sociological Review, April 3, 2013

DeLand, Michael, "Basketball in the Key of Law: The Significance of Disputing in Pick-up Basketball," in the Law & Society Review, March 2013

Gruys, Kjerstin, "Does this make me look fat? Aesthetic Labor and Fat Talk as Emotional Labor in a Women's Plus-Size Clothing Store," Social Problems, January 24, 2013

Gruys, Kjerstin, Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall: How I Learned to Love My Body by Not Looking at it for a Year, receives "starred review" in Publishers Weekly, in press

Raymond, Chase, "Negotiating Entitlement to Language: Calling 911 Without English," Lanugage and Society, January 24, 2013

Raymond, Chase, "Gender and Sexuality in Animated Television Sitcom Interaction," Discourse & Communication, May 2013

Stambolis-Ruhstorfer,  Michael, "LGBT Sexuality and Families at the Start of the Twenty-First Century," Annual Review of Sociology, 2013


DeLand, Michael, "Suspending Narrative Engagements: The case of the pick-up basketball," The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. July 2012 

Dibennardo, Rebecca, Raven, Maria, Gillespie, Colleen, DiBennardo, Rebecca, Van Busum, Kristin, and Brian Elbel. “Vulnerable Patients’ Perceptions of Health Care Quality and Quality Data.” Medical Decision Making, October 2012.

Gruys, Kjerstin, Frederick, D. A., Jafary, A. M., Gruys, K., & Daniels, E. A. (2012). Surveys and the epidemiology of body image dissatisfaction. In: Thomas F. Cash (ed). Encyclopedia of body image and human appearance (p. 766-773).  San Diego: Academic Press.

Hannan, Thomas, Watkins, Susan Cotts, Ann Swidler, and Thomas Hannan."Outsourcing Social Transformation: Development NGOs as Organizations." Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 38, Forthcoming 2012

Rosales, Rocio, "Survival, Economic Mobility, and Community Among Los Angeles Fruit Vendors", Journal for Ethnic and Migration Studies, Forthcoming 2012



Ghandnoosh, Nazgol, "'Cross-Cultural' Practices: Interpreting Non-African-American Participation in Hip-Hop Dance." _Ethnic and Racial Studies_, 33(9),. 2010

Ghandnoosh, Nazgol, "Organizing Workers Along Ethnic Lines: The Pilipino Workers’ Center," in R. Milkman, J. Bloom, and V. Narro (eds.) Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy, Cornell University Press, 2010

Kim, Jaeeun, "Establishing Identity: Documents, Performance, and Biometric Information in Immigration Proceedings", Law and Social Inquiry 36:3, Forthcoming 2011

Kim, Jaeeun and Brubaker, R, "Transborder Membership Politics in Germany and Korea", European Journal of Sociology, Forthcoming 2011

McKay, Tara, Bryce McDavitt, Sheba George, and Matt G. Mutchler.. "Doing 'Sex Drugs': Accomplishing Social Identities as Young African American and Latino Gay and Bisexual Men." Sociology of Health and Illness, Forthcoming 2011

Mutchler, Matt G., McKay, Tara, Honghu Liu, Norman Candelario, Bill Stackhouse, Trista Bingham, and George Ayala, "Sex Drugs, Peer Connections, and HIV: Use and Risk among African American, Latino, and Multiracial Young Men who Have Sex with Men (YMSM) in Los Angeles and New York." Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services. 23:2, 271-295 June, 2011

Craney, Chris, McKay, Tara, Mazzeo, April, Morris, Janey, Prigodich, Cheryl, and deGroot, Robert, "Cross Discipline Perceptions of the Undergraduate Research Experience", Journal of Higher Education 82(1): 92-113, 2011

Mutchler, Matt G., Wagner, Glenn, Cowgill, Burt, McKay, Tara, Risley, Brian, and Bogart, Laura, "Improving HIV/AIDS Care through Treatment Advocacy: Going beyond Client Education to Empowerment by Facilitating Client-Provider Relationships", AIDS Care, 23(1): 79-90, 2011

McKay, Tara and Matt G. Mutchler, "The Effect of Partner Sex: Nondisclosure of HIV Status to Male and Female Partners among Men who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW)." AIDS and Behavior 15, 6:1140-1152, 2010

Neckerman, K., Bader, M., Richards, C., Purciel, M., Quinn, J., Simon Thomas, Julie, Warbelow, C., Weiss, C., Lovasi, G., & Rundle, “Disparities in the food environments of New York City public schools”, American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 39(3): 195-202, 2010



Coursolle, Kathryn, Sweeney, M., Raymo, J., & Ho, J., “The Association Between Retirement and Emotional Well-Being: Does Prior Work-Family Conflict Matter?”, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 65B(5), 609-620. 2010

Coursolle, Kathryn, & Sweeney, M., “Work-family conflict”, In Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, 1691-1694, Sage, 2009

Ben-Eliezer, Uri & Feinstein, Yuval. "The Politics of Borders and the Borders of Politics: Sovereignty and Autonomy around Israel's Human Rights Abuses in the Separation Barrier Project." Mobilization: The International Quarterly Review of Social Movement Research. Volume 14, No. 3: September 2009

Kim, Jaeeun,"The Making and Unmaking of a 'Transborder Nation': South Korea during and after the Cold War. Theory and Society, 38(2): 133-164, 2009

Lee, Jooyoung, "Fans, Wannabes, and Rappers: Young Black Men and the Rap Career" in Darnell Hunt (ed), Black LA: American Dreams and Racial Realities, NYU Press, 2010

Lee, Jooyoung, "Battlin' on the Corner: Techniques for Sustaining Play," forthcoming in Social Problems, Social Problems 56(3): 578-598, 2009

Lee, Jooyoung, "Escaping Embarrassment: Face-Work in the Rap Cipher," doi: 10.1177/019027250907200405, Social Psychology Quarterly December 2009 vol. 72 no. 4 306-324

Lee, Jooyoung, "Open mic: Professionalizing the Rap Career," doi: 10.1177/1466138109347001, Ethnography December 2009 vol. 10 no. 4 475-495

McKay, Tara and Matt G. Mutchler, "The Effect of Partner Sex: Nondisclosure of HIV Status to Male and Female Partners among Men who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW)." AIDS and Behavior. doi 10.1007/s10461-010-9851-4, 2010

McKay, Tara, "Methods for Recruiting Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men in Prevention-for-Positives Interventions" Prevention Science, doi:10.1007/s11121-009-0149-6, 2009

McKay, Tara and Timmermans, S, "The Bioethical Misconception: A Reply to Lidz." Social Science & Medicine 69(12):1793-1796, 2009

Timmermans, Stefan and McKay, Tara, "Clinical Trials as Treatment Option: Bioethics and Health Inequities in Substance Dependency." Social Science & Medicine 69(12):1784-1790, 2009

Reichl Luthra, Renee, “Temporary Immigrants in a High Skilled Labour Market: A Study of H-1Bs”, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 35(2) 227-250, 2009

Surak, Kristin, "Making 'Japanese' Tea" in "’Making’ Japanese Heritage. Rupert Cox and Christoph Brumann, eds. London: Routledge. 2009

Terriquez, Veronica and John Rogers, "Becoming Civic: Latino Immigrant Parental School Participation."  In Critical Voices in Bicultural Parent Engagement: Operationalizing Advocacy and Empowerment.  Edited by Edward M. Olivos.  Albany, New York: SUNY Press, Forthcoming 2009

Rogers, John and Terriquez, Veronica, ""More Justice": The Role of Organized Labor in School Reform." Educational Policy.  23:216-241, 2009

Trouille, David, "Association football to fútbol: ethnic succession and the history of Chicago-area soccer, 1921-2006." Soccer & Society 10.2. 2009



Choi, K., A. Sakamoto, D. Powers. "Who Is Hispanic? Hispanic Identity among African Americans, Asian Americans, Others, and Whites", Sociological Inquiry 78(3): p 335-371, 2008

Choi,K., R. Raley, C. Muller. C. Riegle-Crumb. "Class Composition: Socioeconomic Characteristics of Coursemates and College Enrollment". Social Science Quarterly 89(4):846-866, 2008

Lee, Jooyoung, "Gangsta Rap," in Vincent N. Parrillo (ed) The Encyclopedia of Social Problems, Pp. 388-389. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2008.

Mahmud, Hasan, “Drug addiction and identity politics: the spiritual use of ganja in Bangladesh,” Contemporary Justice Review, 11:4, 441 — 458, 2008

Reichl Luthra, Renee, "High Skilled Temporary Immigrants in a Segmented Labor Market: A Study of H-1Bs," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2008

Stuart, Forrest and Blasi, Gary, "Has the Safer Cities Initiative in Skid Row Reduced Serious Crime?", 2008

Saguy, Abigail C. and Forrest Stuart, “Culture and Law: Beyond a Paradigm of Cause and Effect”, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science on “Culture and the Subfields of Sociology,” edited by John H. Evans, Mary Blair-Loy, Amy Binder, Kwai Ng, and Michael Schudson. 619: 1: 149-164, 2008

Day-Vines, Norma and Terriquez, Veronica, "A Strengths-Based  Approach to Promoting Discipline Among African American and Latino Students." Professional School Counseling. 12:170-175, 2008

Ong, Paul and Terriquez, Veronica, "Can Multiple Pathways Offset Inequalities in the Urban Spatial Structure?" Pp. 131-151.  In Beyond Tracking: Multiple Pathways to College, Career, and Civic Participation. Edited by J. Oakes and M. Saunders. Cambridge, MA:  Harvard Education Publishing, 2008

Trouille, David, "Association football to fútbol: ethnic succession and the history of Chicago-area soccer, 1890-1920." Soccer & Society 9.4: 455-476, 2008

Winther, Jennifer, “Categories Reflecting and Shaping Social Structure: Japanese Household Enumeration since 1870” Social Science History, 32(1), 2008