Faculty and Student Publications

Ash-Houchen, William, and Celia C. Lo. Forthcoming. “Intersections of Gender and Sexual Minority Status: Co-Occurring Bullying Victimization among Adolescents.” Computers in Human Behavior.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2016. “Does Collaborative Engagement Affect the Health of Young Children in the Child Welfare System.” Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services 97(4): 305-311.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2016. “Linking worker-parent working alliance to parent progress in child welfare: A longitudinal analysis.” Children and Youth Services Review 71: 10-16.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2016. “Racial Disparities in Children’s Health: A Longitudinal Analysis of Mothers Based on the Multiple Disadvantage Model.” Journal of Community Health 41(4): 753-760. Available online January 11, 2016.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2016. “Racial Disparities in Intimate Partner Violence Examined Through the Multiple Disadvantage Model.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 31(11): 2026–2051. Available online February 25, 2015.

Cheng, Tyrone C., Celia C. Lo, and Joe Weber. 2017. “Racial Disparities in Welfare Dependence and Financial Independence: Links to Human Capital, Local Economy, and State Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Policies.” Journal of Social Service Research 43(1): 69-84. Available online October 19, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/01488376.2016.1235070

Cheng, Tyrone, C., and Celia C. Lo. 2017. “Social risk and protective factors in adolescents’ reduction and cessation of alcohol use.” Substance Use and Misuse 52(7): 916-928. Available online February 22, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1267220

Gullion, Jessica Smartt and Lisa Shaefer. 2017. “Arts-Based Research in Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology.” The Handbook of Arts-Based Research, edited by Patricia Leavy. In press. Guilford Press.

Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2016.The Cheerleader: A Feminist Mom, Her Pre-Teen Daughter, and the Spaces for Girls in American Football.” Continuum Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. 40.

Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2016. Writing Ethnography. Sense Publishers (Teaching Writing Series).

Gurbuz*, Suheyl, Özgür Solakoğlu*, Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Family’s Role in Adolescents’ Current Alcohol Use in Bagcilar, Turkey.” Journal of Substance Use. Available online October 5, 2017.

Kim, Young S., and Celia C. Lo. 2016. “Short- and Mid-Term Effects of Violent Victimization on Delinquency: A Multilevel Growth Curve Modeling Approach.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 31(16): 2643–2665. Available online April 16, 2015.

Laurent-Simpson, Andrea. 2017. “Considering Alternate Sources of Role Identity Childless Parents and Their Animal Kids.”  Sociological Forum 32(3).

Laurent-Simpson, Andrea. 2017. “Phil’s Calling Grandma…”: External Support and Parent Identity Related to Nonhuman Animals.” Symbolic Interaction. Early View Online DOI:10.1002/symb.281 

Laurent-Simpson, Andrea. 2017. “They Make Me Not Wanna Have a Child”: Effects of Companion Animals on Fertility Choices of the Voluntarily Childless.” Sociological Inquiry. Early View Online DOI: 10.1111/soin.12163

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. In Press. “Social Status, Discrimination, and Minority Individuals’ Mental Health.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Available online August 15, 2017.

Lo, Celia C., Debra McCallum, Michael Hughes, Gabrielle P. A. Smith, and Utz McKnight. 2017. “Racial Differences in College Students’ Assessments of Campus Race Relations.” Journal of College Student Development 58(2): 247-263.

Lo, Celia C., Joanna Lara*, Tyrone C. Cheng. 2017. “Skin Deep: Enhanced Variable May Help Explain Racial Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes.” Diabetes Therapy 8: 837-850. Available online June 14, 2017. DOI

Lo, Celia C., Laura M. Hopson, Gaynell M. Simpson, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2017. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Emotional Health: A Longitudinal Study of Immigrants’ Adolescent Children.” Community Mental Health Journal 53:92-101. DOI 10.1007/s10597-016-0049-8. Available online July 28, 2016.

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Gabrielle P. A. Smith. 2016. “Racial Attitudes Characterizing Social Work Students at a Southern University.” Smith College Studies in Social Work 86(2): 156-178.

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, and Gaynell M. Simpson. 2016. “Marital Status and Health Limitation: A Longitudinal Study of Young Adult and Middle-Aged Americans.” International Journal of Public Health 61(1): 91-100. Available online May 26, 2015.

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, Maggie Bohm, Hua (Sara) Zhong. In Press. “Rural-to-Urban Migration, Strain, and Juvenile Delinquency: A Study of Eight-Grade Students in Guangzhou, China.” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Available online May 26, 2016.

Lo, Celia C., William Ash-Houchen, and Heather Gerling. In Press. “The Double-Edged Sword of Gender Equality: A Cross- National Study of Crime Victimization.” International Criminal Justice Review. Available online April 21, 2017.

Michalikova, Nina and Philip Yang. 2016. “Socioeconomic Adaptation of Post-1991 Eastern European Immigrants in the United States.” Journal of International Migration and Integration 17(1):1-34.

Niño, Michael, Tianji Cai, Gabriel Ignatow, and Philip Yang. 2017. "Generational Peers and Alcohol Misuse." International Migration Review 51(1): 67-96. First published online in 2015. DOI: 10.1111/imre.12204

Sadri, Mahmoud. 2016. “Modernizing Islam: Iran’s Reformers and Reconstructionists Square off.” Retrieve at

Seçkin, Gül, Dale Yeatts, Susan Hughes, Cassie Hudson, and Valerie Bell. 2016. “Informaticization of Health: Being an Informed Consumer of Health Information and  Assessment of Electronic Health Literacy in a National Sample of Internet Users.”  Journal of Medical Internet Research 18(6): e161.

Seckin, Gul, Dale Yeatts, Susan Hughes, Cassie Hudson, Valarie Bell. 2016. “Being an Informed Consumer of Health Information and Assessment of Electronic Health Literacy in a National Sample of Internet Users: Validity and Reliability of the e-HLS Instrument.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 18(7) e161. doi: 10.2196/jmir.5496.

Shen, Yuying, Ami Moor, and Philip Yang. 2016. “Family, Neighborhood, and Children’s Health: A Lingering Color Line between 2003 and 2007 in the U.S.” Journal of Global Health (In Press).

Shen, Yuying, Amy Moore, Philip Yang, and Dale Yeats. 2016. "Family, neighbourhood, and children’s health: Trends and racial/ethnic disparities between 2003 and 2007 in the U.S." Global Public Health, DOI:

Teague, Hollie. 2017. “'Who Can Find A Woman of Value?' Negative Gender Socialization of Young Christian Girls.” SocJourn, Jan. 9, 2017.

Yang, Philip and Kavitha Koshy. 2016. "The ‘Becoming White Thesis’ Revisited." Journal of Public and Professional Sociology 8(1): 1-25.

Yang, Philip and Shann Hwa Hwang. 2016. “Explaining Immigrant Health Service Utilization: A Theoretical Framework.” Sage Open April-June 2016:1-15. DOI: 10.1177/2158244016648137 at

Yang, Philip. 2017. “Changes in American Attitudes toward Immigrant-Native Job Competition.” Madridge Journal of Behavioral and Social Sciences 1(2): 6-10. DOI: 10.18689/mjbss.2017-102

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