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  • Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children 

    Chen, Tzu-An; Baranowski, Tom; Moreno, Jennette P.; O'Connor, Teresia M.; Hughes, Sheryl O.; Baranowski, Janice; Woehler, Deborah; Kimbro, Rachel T.; Johnston, Craig A. (2016)
    Background: Little is known about patterns in the transition from healthy weight to overweight or obesity during the elementary school years. This study examined whether there were distinct body mass index (BMI) trajectory ...
  • Deciding to Wait: Partnership Status, Economic Conditions, and Pregnancy during the Great Recession 

    Percheski, Christine; Kimbro, Rachel Tolbert (2017)
    The Great Recession was associated with reduced fertility in the United States. Many questions about the dynamics underlying this reduction remain unanswered, however, including whether reduced fertility rates were driven ...
  • Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children 

    Chen, Tzu-An; Baranowski, Tom; Moreno, Jennette P.; O'Connor, Teresia M.; Hughes, Sheryl O.; Baranowski, Janice; Woehler, Deborah; Kimbro, Rachel T.; Johnston, Craig A. (2016)
    Background: Little is known about patterns in the transition from healthy weight to overweight or obesity during the elementary school years. This study examined whether there were distinct body mass index (BMI) trajectory ...
  • Responding to Richard: Celebrity and (mis)representation of science 

    Johnson, David R.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Di, Di; Matthews, Kirstin R.W. (2016)
    Drawing on 48 in-depth interviews conducted with biologists and physicists at universities in the United Kingdom, this study examines scientists’ perceptions of the role celebrity scientists play in socially contentious ...
  • Examining Links Between Religion, Evolution Views, and Climate Change Skepticism 

    Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Scheitle, Christopher P.; Peifer, Jared; Bolger, Daniel (2016)
    Recent media portrayals link climate change skepticism to evolution skepticism, often as part of a larger “antiscience” tendency related to membership in conservative religious groups. Using national survey data, we examine ...
  • Examining the Effects of Exposure to Religion in the Workplace on Perceptions of Religious Discrimination 

    Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
    Charges of religion-related employment discrimination have doubled in the past decade. Multiple factors are likely contributing to this trend, such as the increased religious diversity of the US population and the increased ...
  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion 

    Vaidyanathan, Brandon; Johnson, David R.; Prickett, Pamela; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
    Sociological research on the US population’s views of science and religion has recently burgeoned, but focuses primarily on Christian fundamentalists and evangelicals. Our study advances understandings of how Americans of ...
  • Gossip as Social Control: Informal Sanctions on Ethical Violations in Scientific Workplaces 

    Vaidyanathan, Brandon; Khalsa, Simranjit; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2016)
    Research on misconduct in science has largely focused on egregious violations such as fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism. Recent scholarship, however, calls for greater attention to forms of everyday misconduct and ...
  • Strategies Men Use to Negotiate Family and Science 

    Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Damaske, Sarah; Lincoln, Anne E.; White, Virginia Johnston (2017)
    Despite the growing research devoted to women in science, the connection made between family life and work by men in science is not fully known. Here we present results from interviews with 54 men who were selected from a ...
  • Democracy and self-rated health across 67 countries: A multilevel analysis 

    Krueger, Patrick M.; Dovel, Kathryn; Denney, Justin T. (2015)
    Existing research has found a positive association between countries' level of democratic governance and the health of their populations, although that research is limited by the use of data from small numbers of high-income ...
  • Suicide in the City: Do Characteristics of Place Really Influence Risk? 

    Denney, Justin T.; Wadsworth, Tim; Rogers, Richard G.; Pampel, Fred C. (2015)
    Objective: This article investigates the role of social context on individual suicide mortality with attention paid to the possibility that contextual effects are simply the sum of individual characteristics associated ...
  • Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk 

    Howe, Cymene; Lockrem, Jessica; Appel, Hannah; Hackett, Edward; Boyer, Dominic; Hall, Randal; Schneider-Mayerson, Matthew; Pope, Albert; Gupta, Akhil; Rodwell, Elizabeth; Ballestero, Andrea; Durbin, Trevor; el-Dahdah, Farès; Long, Elizabeth; Mody, Cyrus (2015)
    In recent years, a dramatic increase in the study of infrastructure has occurred in the social sciences and humanities, following upon foundational work in the physical sciences, architecture, planning, information science, ...
  • Individual Religiosity and Orientation towards Science: Reformulating Relationships 

    Johnson, David R.; Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2015)
    The religion-science relationship has been the focus of a growing body of research. Such analyses have often suffered from poorly specified concepts related to religion and to science. At the individual level, scholars ...
  • Male Scientists' Competing Devotions to Work and Family: Changing Norms in a Male-Dominated Profession 

    Damaske, Sarah; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Lincoln, Anne E.; White, Virginia Johnston (2014)
    Using in-depth interviews with 74 men across different ranks in biology and physics at prestigious U.S. universities, the authors ask to what extent changing norms of fatherhood and a flexible workplace affect men working ...
  • Perceptions of Science Education Among African American and White Evangelicals: A Texas Case Study 

    Korver-Glenn, Elizabeth; Chan, Esther; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2014)
    Evangelicals have been highlighted at the intersections of religion, science, and education, yet little is known about how evangelicals perceive public science education and how these perceptions compare across racial ...
  • Binational Social Networks and Assimilation: A Test of the Importance of Transnationalism 

    Mouw, Ted; Chavez, Sergio; Edelblute, Heather; Verdery, Ashton (2014)
    While the concept of transnationalism has gained widespread popularity among scholars as a way to describe immigrants' long-term maintenance of cross-border ties to their origin communities, critics have argued that the ...
  • Consequences of Flexibility Stigma Among Academic Scientists and Engineers 

    Cech, Erin A.; Blair-Loy,Mary (2014)
    Flexibility stigma, the devaluation of workers who seek or are presumed to need flexible work arrangements, fosters a mismatch between workplace demands and the needs of professionals. The authors survey モideal workersヤラscience, ...
  • Families, Resources, and Adult Health: Where Do Sexual Minorities Fit? 

    Denney, Justin T.; Gorman, Bridget K.; Barrera, Cristina B. (2013)
    Extensive research documents the relevance of families and socioeconomic resources to health. This paper extends that research to sexual minorities, using twelve years of the National Health Interview Survey (N = 460,459) ...
  • Families, Resources, and Suicide: Combined Effects on Mortality 

    Denney, Justin T. (2014)
    Important resources from family support systems, employment, and educational attainment inhibit the risk of death. Independently, these factors are particularly salient for suicide, but it is less clear how they combine ...
  • Does Height Matter? An Examination of Height Preferences in Romantic Coupling 

    Yancey, George; Emerson, Michael O. (2014)
    Amidst increasingly equality in belief and in practice between the sexes, we ask if height preferences still matter, and if so, why people say they matter. First, we collected data from Yahoo! dating personal advertisements. ...

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