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Professor of Sociology
Chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work
Office: CFO 306
940-898-2052
940-898-2067 (fax)
clo@twu.edu

Education

Ph.D. 1993 University of Alabama

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Alcohol and Drugs, Disparities in Health-Risk Behaviors and Health, Drugs and Crime, Criminology, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

 REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. Forthcoming. “A Longitudinal Causal Analysis of Impact Made by Collaborative Engagement and Service Receipt on Likelihood of Substantiated Re-Report.” Child Maltreatment.

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. In Press. “Race, Employment Disadvantages, and Heavy Drinking: A Multilevel Model.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Gaynell M. Simpson. In Press. “Marital Status and Health Limitation: A Longitudinal Study of Young Adult and Middle-Aged Americans.” International Journal of Public Health. Available online May 26, 2015.

Kim, Young S., and Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Short- and Mid-Term Effects of Violent Victimization on Delinquency: A Multilevel Growth Curve Modeling Approach.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Available online April 16, 2015. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Racial Disparities in Intimate Partner Violence Examined Through the Multiple Disadvantage Model.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Available online February 25, 2015. 

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Ivan A. de la Rosa. In Press. “Depression and Substance Use: A Temporal-Ordered Model.” Substance Use and Misuse. Available online January 16, 2015. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Racial Disparities in Intimate Partner Violence and in Seeking Help from Mental Health.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Available online October 27, 2014. 

Lo, Celia C., Joe Weber, and Tyrone C. Cheng. In Press. “Community’s Role and School’s Role in Protecting Against Student Substance Use: A Spatial Analysis.” Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse. Available online March 14, 2015. 

Lo, Celia C., Rebecca J. Howell, Tyrone C. Cheng. 2015. “Racial Disparities in Age at Time of Homicide Victimization: A Test of the Multiple Disadvantage Model.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 30(1):152-167. Available online May 8, 2014. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2014. “Domestic Violence and Treatment Seeking: A Longitudinal Study of Low-Income Women and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Care.” International Journal of Health Services 44(4):735-759. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2014. “An Analysis of Welfare Participation:  Rational choice perspective and group threat hypothesis.” Journal of Social Service Research 40(2): 189-200.  

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2014. “Race, Unemployment Rate, and Chronic Mental Illness: A 15-Year Trend Analysis.” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 49(7): 1119-1128. Available online February 21, 2014. 

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Rebecca J. Howell. 2014. “Problem Drinking’s Associations with Social Structure and Mental-Health Care: Race/Ethnicity Differences.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 46(3): 1-10. 

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Rebecca J. Howell. 2014. “The Role of Immigration Status in Heavy Drinking among Asian Americans.” Substance Use & Misuse (Special Issue on Culture) 49(8): 932-940. 

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Rebecca J. Howell. 2014. “Access to and Utilization of Health Services as Pathway to Racial Disparities in Serious Mental Illness.” Community Mental Health Journal 50:251-257. Available online January 13, 2013. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2013. “Racial disparity in risk factors for substantiation of child maltreatment.” Children and Youth Services Review 35: 1962-1969 

Lo, Celia C., and Allison N. Monge*. 2013. “The Inclusive, Interactive Classroom as Student-Learning Facilitator.” International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 7(2): 1-20. Retrieved online at http://w3.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/v7n2/articles/Acc%20Art_Lo%20&%20Monge/index.html

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “Heavy Drinking during Periods of High Unemployment: 15-Year Trend Study of the Role of Race/Ethnicity.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 133(2): 383-390. Available online July 23, 2013. 

Lo, Celia C., Rebecca J. Howell, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “Disparities in Whites’ versus Blacks’ Self-Rated Health: Social Status, Health-Care Services, and Health Behaviors.” Journal of Community Health 38(4): 727-733, Available online March 12, 2013. 

Lo, Celia C., Joe Weber, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “A Spatial Analysis of Student Binge Drinking, Alcohol-Outlet Density, and Social Disadvantages.” American Journal on Addictions 22: 391-401. Available online June 25, 2013. 

Lo, Celia C., Joe Weber, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “Urban-Rural Differentials: A Spatial Analysis of Alabama Students’ Recent Alcohol Use and Marijuana Use.” American Journal on Addictions 22, 188-196. Available online March 6, 2013.

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “American Youths’ Access to Substance Abuse Treatment: Does Type of Treatment Facility Matter?” Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse 22(3): 191-213. 

Lo, Celia C., Allison N. Monge*, Rebecca J. Howell, Tyrone, C. Cheng. 2013. “The Role of Mental Illness in Alcohol Abuse and Prescription-Type Drug Misuse: Gender-Specific Analysis of College Students.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 45(1): 39-47. Available online February 25, 2013. 

Midgley*, Kathleen, and Celia C. Lo. 2013. “The Role of a Parent’s Incarceration in the Emotional Health and Problem Behaviors of At-Risk Adolescents.” Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 22: 85-103. Available online February 8, 2013. 

Lo, Celia C., Rebecca J. Howell, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2013. “Explaining Black-White Differences in Homicide Victimization.” Aggression and Violent Behavior 18: 125-134. Available Online November 14, 2012. 

Allen*, Andrea N., and Celia C. Lo. 2012. “Drugs, Guns, and Disadvantaged Youths: Co-Occurring Behavior and the Code of the Street.” Crime and Delinquency 58(6): 932-953. Published Online March 4, 2010.  

Lo, Celia C., Rebecca J. Howell, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2012. “Problem Drinking by Race and Nativity: What Is Learned from Social Structural and Mental Health–Related Data of U.S. Born and Immigrant Respondents?” American Journal on Addictions 21: S77-S87. 

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2012. “The Role of Social Structural Factors in Treatment of Mental Health Disorder.” Journal of Mental Health 21(5): 430-438. Available online May 1, 2012. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2012. “Racial Disparities in Access to Needed Child Welfare Services and Worker-Client Engagement.” Children and Youth Services Review 34: 1624-1632. Available online April 27, 2012. 

Lo, Celia C., Kimberly A. Tenorio*, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2012. “Racial Differences in Co-Occurring Substance Use and Serious Psychological Distress: The Roles of Marriage and Religiosity.” Substance Use and Misuse. 47: 734-744. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2012. “Nonmedical Use of Prescription Medications: A Longitudinal Analysis with Adolescents Involved in Child Welfare.” Children and Youth Services Review 34(4): 859-864. 

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2012. “Discrimination’s Role in Minority Groups’ Rates of Substance-Use Disorder.” American Journal on Addictions 21(2): 150-156. Published Online February 7, 2012.  

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2011. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Some Risk and Protective Factors in Marijuana Use by Adolescents Receiving Child Welfare Services.” Children and Youth Services Review 33(9):1667-1672. Published Online April 28, 2011. 

Tenorio*, Kimberly A., and Celia C. Lo. 2011. “Social Location, Social Integration, and the Co-Occurrence of Substance Abuse and Psychological Distress.” The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 37(4): 218-223. Published Online April 26, 2011. 

Lo, Celia C., Ebony L. Johnson*, and Kimberly A. Tenorio*. 2011. “Promoting Student Learning by Having College Students Participate in an Online Environment.” Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. 11(2): 1-25. Retrieve online at www.iupui.edu/~josotl

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2011. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Access to Substance Abuse Treatment.” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 22(2): 621-637. 

Anderson*, Anita S., and Celia C. Lo. 2011. “Intimate Partner Violence Within Law Enforcement Families.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 26(6): 1176-1193. Published online June 28, 2010. 

Lo, Celia C., Young S. Kim, Thomas M. Allen*, Andrea N. Allen*, P. Allison Minugh, and Nicoletta Lomuto. 2011. “The Impact of School Environment and Grade Level on Student Delinquency: A Multilevel Modeling Approach.” Crime and Delinquency 57(4): 622-657. Published online March 4, 2010. 

Lo, Celia C., and Ariane Prohaska. 2010. “Environment Conducive to Active and Collaborative Learning: Redesigning Introductory Sociology at a Large Research University.” Journal on Excellence in College Teaching 21(4): 75-98. 

Lo, Celia C. 2010. “Student Learning and Student Satisfaction in an Interactive Classroom.” Journal of General Education 59(4): 238-263. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2010. “Mental Health Service Utilization: Adolescents with Substance Use/Mental Disorders and Dual Diagnosis.” Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 19(5): 447-460. 

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2010. “Drug Use among Maltreated Adolescents Receiving Child Welfare Services.” Children and Youth Services Review 32(12): 1735-1739. 

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2010. “Onset Drinking: How It Is Related Both to Mother’s Drinking and Mother-Child Relationships.” Substance Use and Misuse 45(6): 888-900. 

Allen*, Thomas M., and Celia C. Lo. 2010. “Religiosity, Spirituality, and Substance Abuse.” Journal of Drug Issues 40(2): 1045-1071.  

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2010. “The Roles of Parenting and Child Welfare Services in Alcohol Use by Adolescents.” Children and Youth Services Review 32:38-43.  

Lo, Celia C. 2010. “How Student Satisfaction Factors Affect Perceived Learning.” Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(1): 47-54. Retrieve online at www.iupui.edu/~josotl

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2010. “Heavy Alcohol Use, Alcohol/Drug Screening and their relationship to Mothers’ Welfare Participation: A Temporal-Ordered Causal Analysis.” Journal of Social Policy. 39(4): 543-559. Published online March 31, 2010. 

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