Faculty & Staff

Research & Publications

Recent scholarship by UNCG sociologists

Sheryl Coley, Tracy Nichols, Kelly Rulison, Robert Aronson, Shelly Brown-Jeffy and Sharon Morrison (2016) Does Neighborhood Risk Explain Racial Disparities in Low Birth Weight among Infants Born to Adolescent Mothers. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 29(2), 122-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2015.08.004

Avent, J., Cashwell, C., and Brown-Jeffy, S. (2015). African American Pastors on Mental Health, Coping, and Help-Seeking. Counseling and Values. 60 (1), April 2015, 32–47.

Sheryl Coley, Tracy Nichols, Kelly Rulison, Robert Aronson, Shelly Brown-Jeffy and Sharon Morrison (2015). Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Age: Exploring Intersections in Preterm Birth Disparities among Teen Mothers. International Journal of Population Research, vol. 2015, Article ID 617907. doi:10.1155/2015/617907.

Cureton, Steven (Forthcoming) CHIRAQ: Oppression, Homicide, Concentrated Misery, and Gangsterism in Chicago. Journal of Gang Research.

Cureton, Steven (Forthcoming). Black Masculinity and Social Justice: Reverence of Life, Victimization, and Death. In Ransaw and Gause (eds.) Handbook of Research on Black Males. Michigan: Michigan State Press.

Cureton, Steven (Forthcoming). Hoovers and Night Crawlers: When Outside In Becomes Inside Out. In Ransaw and Gause (eds.) Handbook of Research on Black Males. Michigan: Michigan State Press.

Cureton, Steven (2017). Hulking Out: White Males’ Response to Bullying, Humiliation, Rejection, Isolation and Perceived Injustice in an Academic Setting. In Gause (ed.) Leadership, Equity, and Social Justice in American Higher Education: A Reader. New York: Peter Lang.

Daynes, S. & T. Williams. (forthcoming). Ethnography. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Allan, K. & S. Daynes. (2016). Explorations in Classical Sociological Theory: Seeing the Social World.Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Dollar, Cindy Brooks, Patricia McCall, Kenneth Land, and Joshua Fink*. 2017 “Age Structure and Neighborhood Homicide: A Test and Elaboration of the Differential Institutional Engagement Hypothesis.” Homicide Studies 21(3): 1-24.

Dollar, Cindy Brooks. 2017. “Does the Use of Binary Indicators Reify Difference and Inequality?” Women’s Studies International Forum 61(2): 9–13.

Dollar, Cindy Brooks. 2017. “Sex Ratios, Single Motherhood, and Gendered Structural Relations: Examining Female-Headed Families across Racial-Ethnic Populations.” Sociological Focus 50(3): 1-16.

Huebner, Daniel. 2014. Becoming Mead: The Social Process of Academic Knowledge.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Awarded the 2016 Charles Horton Cooley Book Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction).

Joas, Hans, and Daniel Huebner, eds. 2016. The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Huebner, Daniel, and Hans Joas, eds. 2015. Mind, Self, and Society: The Definitive Edition.  By George H. Mead.  Original editor Charles W. Morris.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

King, Kelly & E. Murray, Christine & Crowe, Allison & Hunnicutt, Gwen & Lundgren, Kristine & Olson, Loreen. (2017). The Costs of Recovery: Intimate Partner Violence Survivors’ Experiences of Financial Recovery From Abuse. The Family Journal. 25. 106648071771065. 10.1177/1066480717710656.

Hunnicutt,​ ​G,​ ​K.​ ​Lundgren, ​ C.​ ​ Murray​ ​ ​and L.​ Olson​​ ​(2016). The​ ​Intersection​ ​of​ ​Intimate​ ​Partner Violence​ ​and​ ​Traumatic​ ​Brain​ ​Injury:​ ​A​ ​Call​ ​for​ ​Interdisciplinary​ ​Research​.​ Journal​ ​of​ ​Family Violence. ​Doi​ ​10.1007/s10896-016-9854-7

Murray,​ ​C.,​ ​K.​ ​Lundgren,​ ​L.​ ​Olson​ ​and​ ​G.​ ​Hunnicutt​ ​(2015). ​ Practice​ ​Update:​ ​What Professionals​ ​Who​ ​Are​ ​Not​ ​Brain​ ​Injury​ ​Specialists​ ​Need​ ​to​ ​Know​ ​About​ ​Intimate​ ​Partner Violence​ ​Related-Traumatic​ ​Brain​ ​Injury​.​ Trauma,​ ​Violence​ ​and​ ​Abuse,​ ​pgs​ ​108. doi: 10.1177/1524838015584364

Dawn L. Rothe and David Kauzlarich (2016) Crimes of the Powerful.   London: Routledge.

Dawn L. Rothe and David Kauzlarich (2017) We are all complicit: Victimization and crimes of the powerful,” in Sandra Walklate (ed.) Handbook of Victims and Victimology, 2nd edition. Routledge.

David Kauzlarich and Clay Michael Awsumb (2017). “Resisting State Violence: The Role of Music,” pp. 501-512 in Walter S. DeKeseredy and Molly Dragiewicz (eds.) The Handbook of Critical Criminology, 2nd edition. Routledge.

Kroll-Smith, Steve, (2017, in press) Recovering Inequality: A Tale of Two American Disasters. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Kroll-Smith, Steve, Vern Baxter & Pam Jenkins. 2015. Left to Chance: Hurricane  Katrina and the Story of Two New Orleans’ Neighborhoods. Austin, TX:  University of Texas Press. (Reviewed in the NYTimes and The Houston Chronicle) Nominated for the 2016 Association for Humanist Sociology’s Alfred McClung annual book award).

Kuperberg, Arielle and Rachael Allison. Forthcoming 2018. “Gender and Hooking Up” in Handbook of the Sociology of Gender, 2nd Edition eds. Barbara Risman, Carissa Froyum, William Scarborough. Springer Press.

Kuperberg, Arielle and Joseph E. Padgett*. 2017. “Partner Meeting Contexts and Risky Activity During College Students’ Other-Sex and Same-Sex Hookups.” The Journal of Sex Research, 54(1): 55-72.

Kuperberg, Arielle and Joseph E. Padgett*. 2016. “The Role of Culture in Explaining College Student’s Selection into Hookups, Dates, and Long-Term Romantic Relationships.” Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33(8): 1070-1096.

Bertranemail, E., Pinelli, N, Sills, S. Jaber, Linda. 2017.”The Arab American experience with diabetes: Perceptions, myths and implications for culturally-specific interventions” Primary Care Diabetes. 11:1 (13 – 19).

Bertranemail, E., El Masri, D. Pinelli, N, Sills, S. Jaber, Linda. 2017.”Self-disclosure among men and women of Arab descent: Implications for group-based health education.” the Journal of Cultural Diversity.”(Forthcoming).

Sills, S., Gruber, K., DiMattina, M. 2017. “High Point Regional Health Report Card” Submitted to the The Foundation for a Healthy High Point.

Sills, S., Crawford, B., Keirstead, N. 2017. “The Nature of Evictions in Greensboro: An Analysis of Summary Ejectment Filings for May 2016 from Court Records.” Submitted to the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

Sills, S., 2017. “Strategic Prevention Framework- Partnership for Success Grantee Technical Assistance Report on Activities and Deliverables.” Submitted to the NC Department of Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.

Sills, S., LeGreco, M., Elliot, F. 2017. “Kitchen Connects GSO – Preliminary Evaluation Report” Submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Services Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP).

Sills, S., DiMattina, M., Gruber, K. 2017. “Community Profiles Report- Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success Grantee.” Submitted to the NC Department of Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.

Sills, S., Roberts, M., Clapp, J, 2017. “Pilot Testing of fair Housing Methods: A Paired Testing Study of Same Sex Couples’ Access to Rental Housing.” Submitted to the Human Relations Department of the City of Greensboro.

Sills, S., Sills, M., Ryding, R., DiMattina, M., Byers, M., 2017. “Enhancing Quality of Life in the Southern Appalachia: An Asset Based Community Development Planning Report.”, submitted to the Hinton Rural Life Center.

Tad Skotnicki. (2017) “Consumer Senses and Commodity Fetishism: Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Consumer Activism in the United States and England,” Journal of Historical Sociology, Vol. 30, No. 3: 619-649

Kwai Ng and Tad Skotnicki. (2016) “That British Sound”: Nation as a Branding Device,” Signs and Society, Vol. 4, No. 1: 1-29.

Cook, Kimberly J., and Saundra D. Westervelt. “Power and Accountability: Life after Death Row in the United States.” In The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology, 2nd ed., by Walter DeKeseredy and Molly Dragiewicz. Routledge Press.

Westervelt, Saundra D., and Kimberly J. Cook. (Forthcoming, April 2018). “Continuing Trauma and Aftermath for Exonerated Death Row Survivors.” In Living on Death Row, ed. by James Acker, Hans Toch, and Vincent Bonventre. American Psychological Association.