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Graduate Student Publications

Check out the recent publications of our graduate students:


Campe, Margaret I. and Claire Renzetti. “Feminist Debates on Interpersonal and Structural Violence.” In Companion to Gender Studies, edited by N.A. Naples. New Jersey: Wiley Blackwell. (forthcoming, Spring 2019)

Ferrare, Joseph and Julia Miller. "Cultural Logics of Persistence in Scientific Purgatory: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Instructors in Introductory STEM Courses." Journal of Higher Education. (forthcoming Spring 2019)

Zonio, Henry. "Normalizing White Spirituality in Children's Sunday School Curricula." In Bridging Theory and Practice in Children's Spirituality, edited by Mimi Larson and Robert Keeley. Nashville, TN: Zondervan Publishing. (forthcoming, Spring 2019)



Bunting, Amanda M., Michele Staton, Erin Winston, and Kevin Pangburn. 2018. "Beyond the Employment Dichotomy: An Examination of Recidivism and Days Remaining in the Community by Post-Release Employment Status." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance on-line publiction:

Oser, Carrie, Kathi L.H. Harp, Erin Pullen, Amanda M. Bunting, Danelle Stevens-Watkins, and Michele Staton. 2018. "African American Women's Tobacco and Marijuana Use: The Effects of Social Context, Substance Use Beliefs, and Risk Perceptions. Forthcoming in Substance Use & Misuse.

Smith, Kirsten E., Amanda M. Bunting, Seana Golder, Martin T. Hall, George Higgins, TK Logan. “Prevalence and Correlates of Disability Among a Sample of Women on Probation and Parole.” Forthcoming in Journal of Correctional Health Care.

Love, Tony, Mairead Moloney, and Amanda M. Bunting. 2018. "Analyzing Virtual Manhood: Qualitative Analysis of Fappening-related Twitter Data." SAGE Research Methods Cases. doi: 10.4135/9781526429797.

Love, Tony, Jenny L. Davis, Joseph M. Calvert. 2018. A Mixed-Methods Examination of Morality Work through Sentiment Analysis and Qualitative Coding of Twitter Data. SAGE Research methods Cases.

Engle, Kathryn. "Stinking Creek Stories: Memory, Agriculture, and Community in Rural Southeastern Kentucky." Forthcoming in Register of the Kentucky Historical Society.

Broz, Dita, Jon Zibbell, Carrie Foote, Jeremy C. Roseberry, Monita R. Patel, Caitlin Conrad, Erika Chapman, Philip J. Peters, Richard Needle, Cameron McAlister, and Joan M. Duwve. 2018. “Multiple Injections per Injection Episode: High-Risk Injection Practice among People Who Injected Pills during the 2015 HIV Outbreak in Indiana.” International Journal of Drug Policy52:97–101.


Miller, Julia, Joseph Ferrare, and Michael Apple. (Forthcoming) “Exploring Differences  in Positions: A Methodology for Cultural Analysis in Educational Fields” in Practice Methodologies in Education Research. Edited by J. Lynch, J. Rowlands, T. Gale, S. Parker. Abington, UK: Routledge Publishing.

Brown, Robyn L., Judith A. Richman, Myles D. Moody, and Kathleen M. Rospenda. “The Enduring Mental Health Effects of Post-9/11 Discrimination in the Context of the Great Recession: Race/Ethnic and Religious Variation.” Society and Mental Health. doi: 10.1177/2156869318761126.

Stamatel, Janet and Zhang, Chenghui. 2018. Risk Factors for Violence Against Refugee Women, in Helmut Kury and Slawomir Rado (eds.). The Refugee Problem- An Opportunity for Global Civic Education. Springer Verlag.

Stamatel, Janet P., and Samuel Romans. (Online first April 21, 2018). “The Effect of Wars on Post-War Homicide Rates: A Replication and Extension of Archer and Gartner.“ Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.

Tillson, Martha, Michele Staton, Justin C. Strickland, & Kevin Pangburn. "An Examination of the Age of Substance Use Onset and Adult Severity of Use Among Offenders Entering Treatment." Forthcoming in Journal of Drug Issues.

Wang, Ting., Shi J., and Lowan Y. 2018. "The Role Played by Social Network on the Risk of Informal Finance: A Study Based on Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Social Network
Structure, Journal of Zhejiang University." Humanities and Social Science, 2018, 4(1): 91-113."

Wang, Ting, and Janet P. Stamatel. Online first Dec. 2018. "Cross-national Differences in Female Offending and Criminal Justice Processing." International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice.



Smith, Kirsten, Amanda M. Bunting, Sara Shalash, Michele Staton-Tindall, Robert Walker, Erin Winston, and Kevin Pangburn. 2017. "Examination of Synthetic Cannabinoid and Cathinone Use Among a Drug-Using Offender Sample 2013-2015." Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 49(5):436-445.

Compion, Sara. 2017. “The Joiners: Active Voluntary Association Membership in Twenty African countries.” VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Jan 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11266-017-9830-8.

Ray, Victor, Antonia Randolph, Megan Underhill and David Luke. (2017). “Critical Race Theory, Afro-Pessimism, and Racial Progress Narratives.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 3(2):147-158.

Carman, Angela, and Margaret L. McGladrey. 2017. “Facilitating Community Health Improvement Capacity through Non-governmental Public Health Partners.” Journal of Public Health Management & Practice 23(5):496-8. 

Gustafson, Alison, Margaret L. McGladrey, Emily Liu, Kelly Webber, Nicole Peritore, Brooke Butterworth, and Ann Vail. 2017. “Examining Key Stakeholder and Community Residents’ Understanding of Environmental Influences to Inform Place-Based Interventions to Reduce Obesity in Rural Communities, Kentucky 2015” The Journal of Rural Health (ePub ahead of print) doi 10.1111/jrh.12254.

DeWitt, Emily, Margaret L. McGladrey, Emily Liu, Tammy Stephenson, Kelly Webber, Nicole Peritore, Brooke Butterworth, Alison Gustafson, and Ann Vail. 2017. “Social Marketing Campaign at Farmers’ Markets to Encourage Fruit and Vegetable Purchases in Rural Obese Counties.” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 49(7):S109.

McGladrey, Margaret L., and Angela Carman. 2016. Evidence for the Role of Resource-sharing Networks in Coalition Development. Frontiers in Public Health Services and System Research 5(1):28-33.

Kurzynske, Janet S., Margaret L. McGladrey, Janet T. Mullins, Nicole Peritore, and Ann Vail. 2016. Using a Socio-Ecological Framework for Community-Based Obesity Disparity Reduction Strategies, Athens: ATINER’S Conference Paper Series, No: SOC2016-1927.

Motl, Kaitlyne. 2017. Fear in the Festival Field: Threat, Apathy, and Apprehension. DanceCult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music.

Liberato Ana and Kathleen Ratajczak. 2017. The Feminist Debate on Prostitution and Trafficking: Reflections for a Unified and Theory-Driven Approach. International Journal of Modern Sociology. Special Issue on Global Gender Inequalities, 43(1):119-135.

Zonio, Henry. 2017. Is that a Mom and Dad Church?” Children’s Constructions of Meaning through Focus Group Interviews. In Researching Children and Youth: Methodological Issues, Strategies, and Innovations, Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Volume 22, 251- 276.


Brislen, Lilian, Keiko Tanaka, and Krista Jacobsen. 2016. Preferred Knowledge-Sources for Beginning Farmers: The Case of Kentucky, Journal of Extensions, 54(4).

Oser, C., Bunting, A., Pullen, E., & Stevens-Watkins, D.  (2016).  African American female offender’s use of alternative and traditional health services after re-entry: Examining the behavioral model for vulnerable populations. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 27, 120-148. PMC4855295.

Brown, Robyn, and Gabriele Ciciurkaite. 2016. I get by with a Little Help from My friends: Social Support and Mental Health, Handbook for the Study of Mental Health.

Geter, Angelica, JaNelle M. Ricks, Margaret L. McGladrey, Richard Crosby, Leandro A.Mena, and John M. Ottmar. 2016. “Experiences of Anti-Homosexual Attitudes and Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in the South: A Need for Community-Based Interventions.” LGBT Health 3(3):214-8.

Moody, Myles. 2016. From Under-Diagnosis to over-Representation: ADHD, Black Children, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline, Journal of African American Studies, 20(2): 152-163.

Moody, Myles. 2016. "Us Against Them”: Schools, Families, and the Diagnosis of ADHD among Black Children. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.


Bell, Shannon, Alicia M. Fisher, and Lilian Brislen. 2015. Manipulating Masculinities: Agribusiness and the Rise of the Businessman-Farmer, Rural Sociology, 80(3): 285-313.

Brislen, Lilian, Timothy Woods, Lee Meyer, and Nathan Routt. 2015. Grasshoppers Distribution: Lasting legacy and Lessons Learned. University of Kentucky Experiment Station Publication.

Compion, Sara. Brandon Ofem, Walter Ferrier, Stephen Borgatti, Patty Cook-Craig Jane Jensen, and Seungahn Nah. 2015. The Collaboration Networks of Economic Development Organizations in Eastern Kentucky, Journal of Appalachian Studies.

Janoski, Thomas and Sara Compion. 2015. Citizenship and Sociological Aspects, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Juska, Arunas and Gabriele Ciciurkaite. 2015. Older-Age Care, Politics, Policy and Institutional Reforms in Lithuania, Ageing and Society.

Hullinger, Alicia and Keiko Tanaka. 2015. Agriculture of the Middle Participation in State Branding Campaigns: The Case of Kentucky, Journal of Agriculture, Food Ssytems, and Community Development.

Luke, David and Carrie Oser. 2015. Ebony and Ivory: Interracial Dating Intentions and Behaviors of Disadvantaged African American Women in Kentucky, Social Science Research.

Luke, David. 2015. Race vs. Class. Is the Market Colorblind?, disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory.

McGladrey, Margaret L. 2015. Lolita is in the Eye of the Beholder: Amplifying Preadolescent Girls’ Voices in Conversations about Sexualization, Objectification, and Performativity. Feminist Formations 27(2):165-190.

McGladrey, Margaret L., and Crosby, Richard. 2015. Reducing Cervical Cancer Incidence Using Evidence-Based Programs in Community Settings. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 49(2):297-300.

Carman, Angela, McGladrey, Margaret L., Hoover, Anna G., and Crosby, Richard. 2015. Organizational Variation in an Evidence-Based HPV Intervention Implementation. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 49(2):301-308.

Wackerbarth, Sarah, McGladrey, Margaret L., and Fanucchi, Laura. 2015. Taking the Pulse of a Target Population: Assessing Change Readiness. Quality Management in Health Care 24(3):129-134.

Cohen, Elisia L., Head, Katherine J., McGladrey, Margaret L., Hoover, Anna G., Vanderpool, Robin C., Bridger, Colleen, Carman, Angela, Crosby, Richard A., Darling, Elaine, Tucker-McLaughlin, Mary, and Winterbauer, Nancy. 2015. Designing for Dissemination: Lessons in Message Design from ‘1-2-3 Pap.’ Health Communication 30(2):196-207.