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    • Responding to Richard: Celebrity and (mis)representation of science 

      Johnson, David R.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Di, Di; Matthews, Kirstin R.W. (2018)
      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 ...
    • Heaven and Health: How Black, Latino, and Korean Christians View the Relationship Between Faith and Health 

      Bolger, Daniel; Tinsley, Cleve IV; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2018)
      Religious congregations have increasingly been viewed as potential access points to health care in underserved communities. Such a perspective stems from a robust literature identifying the unique civic role that churches ...
    • Perceptions of Religious Discrimination Among U.S. Scientists 

      Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2018)
      Academic scientists in the United States are relatively nonreligious, at least compared to the general population, and some evidence suggests that the professional culture of academic science may foster perceptions of ...
    • As Disaster Costs Rise, So Does Inequality 

      Howell, Junia; Elliott, James R. (2018)
      Across the United States, communities are experiencing increases in the frequency and severity of natural hazards. The pervasiveness and upward trajectory of these damages are worrisome enough, but equally disconcerting ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Moral Schemas in Articulation and Intuition: How Religious People Evaluate Human Reproductive Genetic Technologies 

      Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Peifer, Jared L.; White, Virginia; Chan, Esther (2017)
      As new and more effective human reproductive genetic technologies (RGTs) rapidly develop, religious voices remain an important part of public discussion about the moral standing of such technologies. Here, we compare how ...
    • Single mother families and employment, race, and poverty in changing economic times 

      Damaske, Sarah; Bratter, Jenifer L.; Frech, Adrianne (2017)
      Using American Community Survey data from 2001, 2005, and 2010, this paper assesses the relationships between employment, race, and poverty for households headed by single women across different economic periods. While ...
    • Producing Sacredness and Defending Secularity: Faith in the Workplace of Taiwanese Scientists 

      Di, Di; Ecklund, Elaine Howard (2017)
      Although a recent body of scholarship focuses on how business professionals infuse spiritual practices in their workplaces, comparatively little attention has been paid to faith in the scientific workplace, especially in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Women’s Underrepresentation in Academic Physics in the People’s Republic of China 

      Di, Di; Ecklund, Elaine Howard; Lewis, Steven W. (2016)
      Despite recent scholarly focus on women's underrepresentation in the sciences, little is known about gender disparity in science outside the US and Europe. Since much growth in global science is occurring outside these ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...