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Recent Faculty Publications


Reger, JoThe Story of a Slut Walk: Sexuality, Race, and Generational Divisions in Contemporary Feminist Activism, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (in press). 

Waites, C.C, Kaiser, A., & Martin, F. (2014). Health Promotion for African American Elders: Church is a Likely Place. In H.F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, G.M. Simpson & N. Giunta (Eds.), The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures (pp.191-206). New York, NY: Springer.

Reger, Jo. (2014). Debating contemporary US feminism. Sociology Compass, 8(1), 43-51.

Kennedy, Daniel B. (2014). Evolving practice parameters of forensic criminology. In S.J. Morewitz and M.L. Goldstein (eds.), Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology (pp. 1-20). New York: Springer.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Graham Cassano, Dennis J. Condron, Heidi Lyons, and George Sanders. (2014). A collective effort to improve sociology students' writing skills. Teaching Sociology, 42(2), 130-139.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda and Christopher G. Urban. (2014). "State variations on definition of sexual assault." In Tara Richards and Catherine Marcum (Eds.), Sexual Violence: Then and Now (pp. 1-13). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Messina, J., U. Adhikari, J. Carroll, R. Chikowo, M. DeVisser, L. Dodge, P. Fan, S. Langley, S. Lin, N. Me-nsope, N. Moore, S. Murray, S. Nawyn, A. Nejadhashemi, J. Olson, A. Smith and S. Snapp. (2013). Population Growth, Climate Change and Pressure on the Land. Global Center for Food Systems Innovation, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Reviewed Whitepaper Series.

Cauley, J.A. and Dorothy Nelson. (2013). Race, Ethnicity and Osteoporosis. In: Marcus R, Feldman D, Dempster DW, Luckey M, Cauley JA. Osteoporosis, 4th Edition, 605-618; Academic Press, Inc. 

Daniel B. Kennedy. (2013). Applications of forensic sociology and criminology to civil litigation. Journal of Applied Social Science, 7(2):233-247.

Dennis M. Savard and Daniel B. Kennedy. (2013). Responding to intimate partner violence in the workplace. Security Journal, 26: 249-263.

Spencer-Wood, Suzanne M., Ed. (2013). Historical and Archaeological Perspectives on Gender Transformation. New York: Springer.

Orbuch, Terri L., Brown, E., Baumeister, J., & McKinley, B. (2013). Early Family Ties and Marital Stability Over 16 Years: The Context of Race and Gender. Family Relations, 62:2, 265-568.

Edna Brown, Terri L. Orbuch, José A. Bauermeister, Brandyn-Dior McKinley. (2013). Marital Well-Being Over Time Among Black and White Americans: The First Seven Years. Journal of African American Studies, 17(3): 290-307.

Connally, Dalton, Rose Wedemeyer, and Scott J. Smith. (2013). "Cultural practice considerations: The coming out process for Mexican Americans along the rural U.S.-Mexico border". Contemporary Rural Social Work, 5: 42-60.

Heidi Lyons, Wendy D. Manning, Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. (2013). “Predictors of Heterosexual Casual Sex among Young Adults.” Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42: 585-593.

Marsiglia, Flavio F., Bertram L. Jacobs, Tanya Nieri, Scott J. Smith, Damien Salamone, and Jaime Booth. (2013). "Effects of an undergraduate HIV/AIDS course on students' HIV risks."  Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12(2): 172-189.

Reger, Jo. (2013).  "Micro Cohorts, Feminist Generations and the Making of the Toronto Slutwalk," Feminist Formations, in press.

Conti, Norman, Linda Morrison, and Katherine Pantaleo. (2013). "All the wiser: Dialogic space, destigmatization, and teacher-activist recruitment." The Prison Journal, 93:166-188.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2013). "Feminist criminological theory." In G. Bruinsma and D. Weisburd (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Criminology & Criminal Justice (pp. 1603-1612). New York, NY: Springer.

Condron, Dennis J.
  (2013).  “Affluence, Inequality, and Educational Achievement: A Structural Analysis of 97 Jurisdictions Across the Globe.”  Sociological Spectrum 33:73–97.

Condron, Dennis J., Daniel Tope, Christina R. Steidl, and Kendralin J. Freeman. (2013).  “Racial Segregation and the Black/White Achievement Gap, 1992-2009.”  The Sociological Quarterly 54:130–57.

Comartin, Erin, Roger Kernsmith, & Poco Kernsmith. (2013). "Sexting" & sex offender registration: Does age and gender of the offender or sexual orientation of the relationship matter? Deviant Behavior, 34(1), 38-52.


Roberts, Aki, John M. Roberts, and Raymond V. Liedka. (2012). Elements of terrorism preparedness in local police agencies, 2003-2007. Crime & Delinquency, 58(5), 720-747.

Connally, Dalton. (2012). The relationship between clinician sex, ethnicity, sexual identity, and secondary traumatic stress. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 16(4), 306-321.

Birditt, K., Brown, E., Orbuch, Terri L., Hope, S. (2012). Developmental Trajectories of Marital Happiness Over 16 Years. Research in Human Development,  9(2),126-144.

Sanders, George. (2012). Panem et circenses: Worship and the spectacle. Culture and Religion,13(1), 1-­18.

Sanders, George. (2012). Help for the soul: Pastoral power and the purpose-driven discourse. Journal of Cultural Economy, 5(3), 321-335.

Weisz, Arelene N., Beverly M. Black, Jessica L. Lucero, Angela Kaiser, Isabel Rose, and Dennis Muzzi. (2012). Batterers' intervention: How group leaders assess the risk levels of participants. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 51(6), 4143-443.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Pathways of victimization and resistance: Toward a feminist theory of battered women's help-seeking. Justice Quarterly, 29(3), 309-346.

Orbuch, Terri. (2012). Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks.

Reger, Jo. (2012). Everywhere and Nowhere: U.S. Feminist Communities in the 21st Century. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Backfire: Lessons learned when the criminal justice system fails help-seeking battered women. Journal of Crime and Justice, 35(1), 68-92.

Recent Faculty Honors

April 2014
Dr. Gooren and Dr. Orbuch are honored at the OU Founders Day Award Luncheon. Dr. Gooren is among the College of Arts & Sciences faculty recognized for his outstanding scholarship, and Dr. Orbuch receives the Excellence Award.

March 2013
Dr. Jo Reger receives the 2013 Phyllis Law Googasian Award for achievements in support of women's educational leadership

August 2012

Dr. Terri Orbuch receives the 2012 Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-career Achievement from the International Association for Relationship Research

August 2012

Dr. Heidi Lyons' Journal of Sex Research article,
Identity, Peer Relationships, and Adolescent Girls' Sexual Behavior: An Exploration of the Contemporary Double Standard, earns the 2011 Hugo G. Beigel Research Award from the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
March 2012
Dr. Dennis Condron receives OU New Investigator Research Excellence Award

October 2011

Dr. Dennis Condron's American Sociological Review article, Social Class, School and Non-School Environments, and Black/White Inequalities in Children's Learning, earns the 2011 James Coleman Outstanding Article Award from the American Sociological Association's Section on Education

June 2011

Dr. Suzanne Spencer-Wood named Associate of Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University

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