Student Publications


Names of graduate Students are in bold


Clevenger, Casey and Wendy Cadge. Forthcoming. “Institutional Change in American Religion.” Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Wiley.

**Conrad, Peter and Caitlin O. Slodden. Forthcoming. “The Medicialization of Mental Illness.” Handbook on the Sociology of Mental Illness, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer Press.

**Hammonds, Clare. Forthcoming. Children are my Passion”: Motivations in Care Worker Unionization” invited chapter in Caring on the Clock: Complexities and Contradictions in Paid Care Work. Ed. Mignon Duffy, Amy Armenia and Clare Stacey. 

Mackie, T.I., Bellonci, C., & Leslie L.K. Forthcoming. Fostering Appropriate Psychotropic Medication Use among Youth in Foster Care: The Problem, Policy Response, and Resources. CW 360˚: A Comprehensive Look at Prevalent Child Welfare Issues. Minneapolis, MN.

**Zincavage, Rebekah. Forthcoming. "It’s like a family: Caring labor, exploitation and race in the long term care industry” Caring on the Clock, edited by Mignon Duffy, Amy Armenia, and Clare Stacey. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.


Bandini, Julia. Sara Shostak, David Cunningham, Wendy Cadge. 2015. “Assessing Learning in a Sociology Department: What Do Students Say That They Learn?” Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education.

Bandini, Julia. 2015. "The Medicalization of Bereavement: (Ab)normal Grief in the DSM-," Death Studies. 

Bernstein, Rachel S. and Sylvia Barack Fishman. 2015. “Judaism as the Third Shift: Jewish Families Negotiating Work, Family, and Religious Lives.” In Love, Marriage, and Jewish Families Today: Paradoxes of a Social Revolution edited by Sylvia Barack Fishman. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press.

Cadge, Wendy and Nicole Fox. 2015.  “‘There Isn't a Day That Goes by That We Don't Think About You:’ Remembering Deceased Babies in a Hospital Memory Book.”  Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 1-21.

Conrad, Peter and Meredith Bergey.  2015.  “Medicalization: Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives.”  2015.  International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, second edition, Elsevier, pp. 105-109.

Fox. Nicole. 2015.  Book review of Radicals on the Road: Internationalism, Orientalism, and Feminism during the Vietnam Era by Judy Tzu-Chum Wu. Mobilization 20 (1): 125-127. 

Gengler, Amanda M and Megan Jarrell. 2015. “What Difference Does Difference Make?  Inequality in Healthcare Delivery.” Sociology Compass 9: 718-730.

Gengler, Amanda M. 2015. Review: Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health by Joanna Kempner. Sociology of Health and Illness.

Goldsack, Jennifer, Meredith Bergey, Susan Mascoili, Janet Cunningham. 2015. “Hourly rounding and patient falls: What factors boost success? Nursing Management 45(2):25-30.

Zarhin, Dana. 2015. “Contesting medicalization, doubting the diagnosis: Israeli patients’ ambivalence towards the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.”  Sociology of Health and Illness


Bandini, Julia and Edward H. Thompson. 2013-2014. “ ‘Widowerhood’: Masculinities and Spousal Loss in the Late-1960s.” Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying 68(2): 123-141.

Bernstein, Rachel S. 2014. “Too Smart for Their Own Good? Images of Young Jewish Women in Television and Film.” Pp. 213-230 in Smart Chicks on Screen: Representing Women’s Intellect in Film and Television edited by Laura M. D’Amore. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Conrad, Peter and Meredith Bergey.  2014.  “The Impending Globalization of ADHD: Notes on the Expansion and Growth of a Medicalized Disorder.”  Social Science and Medicine 122: 31-43.

Conrad, Peter and Catherine Tan.  2014.  “Autism, the Internet and Medicalization.”  2014.  Pp 111-131 in Willy Viehoever and Peter Wehling (eds.) The Public Shaping of Medical Research: Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine. Routledge.

Clevenger, Casey, Amelia Seraphia Derr , Wendy Cadge and Sara Curran. 2014. “How Do Social Service Providers View Recent Immigrants? Perspectives from Portland, Maine and Olympia, Washington”  Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 12: 67-86.

Cunningham, David and Nicole Fox. 2014.  “Civil Rights.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology. Ed. Jeff Manza. New York: Oxford University Press.

Fox, Nicole. 2014.  Book review of Forgotten Genocides: Oblivion, Denial and Memories Ed. Rene Lemarchand, Societies Without Borders 9(1): 135-137

Gengler, Amanda M. 2014.“’I Want You to Save My Kid!’: Illness Management Strategies, Access, and Inequality at an Elite University Research Hospital.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55: 342-359

Kroll-Smith, Steve and Rachel S. Madsen. 2014. “Disaster, Time and Dialogue: A Couple Lessons from Hurricane Katrina.” Sociological Inquiry 84(3):360-369.

Leyenaar, JK, Capra, LA, O’Brien, ER, Leslie, LK, & Mackie, TI. 2014. Determinants of Career Satisfaction among Pediatric Hospitalists: A Qualitative Exploration. Academic Pediatrics 14(4), 361-368

Madsen, Rachel S. and William T. Markham. 2014. “Tea Party Meets Environmental Justice: Ideology and Mobilization in a US Municipal Landfill Controversy.” Sociological Imagination 50(2):11-37.

Madsen, Rachel S. 2014. Review of Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability. Alison H. Alkon and Julian Agyeman, eds., Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011.  Agriculture and Human Values 31(3):685-686.

Palinkas L, Garcia, AR, Aarons, GA, Finno, M, Holloway, I, Mackie TI, Leslie LK, Chamberlain, P. 2014. Measuring Use of Research Evidence in Child-Serving Systems: The Structured Interview for Evidence Use (SIEU). Research on Social Work Practice.

Sakai, C, Mackie, TI, Shetgiri, R, Franzen, S, Partap, A, Flores, G, & Leslie, LK. 2014. Mental Health Beliefs and Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Services in Youth Aging out of Foster Care. Academic Pediatrics 14(6), 565-573

Sigalow, Emily. 2014. “Half-Jews, Bu-Jews, and Queer Jews: Mapping Jewish Identities in America: Some Teaching Reflections.” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 32(4): 76-88

Sigalow, Emily and Nicole Fox. 2014 “Perpetuating Stereotypes: A Study of Gender, Family and Religious Life in Jewish Children’s Books.” Journal for Scientific Study of Religion, 53(2): 416–431.

Sullivan, L., Meschede, T., Mann, A., Ramirez-Kuykendall, S., Shapiro, S. 2014. "Navigating an Unclear Path: Preparing for Retirement in the 21st Century. Institute on Assets and Social Policy". Leveraging Mobility Series, 2015 (Forthcoming).

Thomas, H., Meschede, T., Mann, A., Stagg, A., Shapiro, S. 2014. "Location, Location, Location: The Role Neighborhoods Play in Family Wealth and Well-Being." Institute on Assets and Social Policy. Leveraging Mobility Series.

Thomas, H., Meschede, T., Mann, A., Shapiro, S. 2014. "Web of Wealth; A Driver of Economic Inequality? Institute on Assets and Social Policy." Leveraging Mobility Series, 2014.


Cadge, Wendy and Meredith Bergey. 2013. “Negotiating Health-Related Uncertainties: Biomedical and Religious Sources of Information and Support.” Journal of Religion and Health. 52(3): 981-990.

Cadge, Wendy, Peggy Levitt, B. Nadya Jaworsky and Casey Clevenger. 2013. “Religious Dimensions of Contexts of Reception: Comparing Two New England Cities” International Migration. 51(3): 84-98.

Cadge, Wendy and Emily Sigalow. 2013. “Negotiating Religious Differences: The Strategies of Interfaith Chaplains in Healthcare” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 52(1):146-158.

Duffy, Mignon, Randy Albelda and Clare Hammonds. 2013. “Counting Care Work: Measuring and Making the Case for Paid and Unpaid Care Work in One US State,” Social Problems.  60:2.

Fox, Nicole and Carla De Ycaza.  2013.  “Narratives of Mass Violence: The Role of Memory and Memorialization in Addressing Human Rights Violations in Post-Conflict Rwanda and Uganda.” Societies Without Borders, 8 (5): 344-372. 

Hammonds, Clare and Wendy Cadge. 2013. “Strategies of Emotion Management: Not Just On, But Off the Job.” Nursing Inquiry. May 27.

Hayek M, Mackie TI, Mule CM, Bellonci C, Hyde J, Bakan JS, & Leslie LK. 2013. A multi-state study on mental health evaluation for children entering foster care. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.

Mackie Thomas I., Mulé CM, Hyde J, Leslie LK.  2013. “Mental health oversight for children and adolescents in child welfare custody.” In: Burns S, ed. Child Welfare: Current Issues, Practices and Challenges. Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Singh, Ilina, Angela M. Filipe, Imre Bard, Meredith Bergey. 2013. “Globalization and Cognitive Enhancements: Emerging Social and Ethical Challenges for ADHD Clinicians.” Current Psychiatry Reports. 15(9):385.

Sirianni, Carmen and Jennifer Girouard. Eds. 2014. Varieties of Civic Innovation: Deliberative, Collaborative, Narrative, and Network Approaches. Vanderbilt University Press.

Smith, Jill.  2013. “Community Colleges” and “Allen Bloom’s ‘The Closing of the American Mind” for The SAGE Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide.

Sun, Ken and Wendy Cadge. 2013. “How Do Organizations Respond to Immigrants? Comparing Two New England Cities”  Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 11(2): 157-177.

Tan, Catherine and Gil Eyal. 2014. “Two Opposite Ends of the World: The Shaping of Pedagogical Action in an Autism-Only School.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 44 (1): 34-62.

Thomas, H., Boguslaw, J., Mann, A., Shapiro, S. 2013. Leveraging Mobility: Building Wealth, Security and Opportunity for Family Well-Being. Institute on Assets and Social Policy. Leveraging Mobility Series.


Bandini, Julia and E.H. Thompson. 2012. ‘Widowerhood:’ Masculinities and Spousal Loss in the Late 1960s.” Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying.

Bergey, Meredith R., Steele MS, Bereiter DA, Viali S, McGarvey ST. 2012 "Behavioral and Perceived Stressor Effects on Urinary Catecholamine Excretion in Adult Samoans." American Journal of Human Biology. 23(5):693-702.

Bernstein, Rachel S. 2012. “Jewish, Single...and Lame?” 614 HBI eZine. Hadassah- Brandeis Institute. 6.1 (January).

Cadge, Wendy and Clare Hammonds.  2012.“Reconsidering Detached Concern: The Case of Intensive Care Nurses.” Perspectives in Biology and Medicine.55(2):266-282.

Cadge, Wendy, Jennifer Girouard, Laura Olson and Madison Lyleroehr.2012. "Uncertainty in Clergy's Perspectives on Homosexuality:A Research Note" Review of Religious Research. March

Conrad, Peter and Miranda R. Waggoner.  2012.“Medicalization” in William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (eds.) Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health and Society. London: Blackwell.

Fox, Nicole . 2012. “‘God Must Have been Sleeping’: Faith as an Obstacle and a Resource for Rwandan Genocide Survivors in the United States” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52(1) 65-78.

Gengler, Amanda M. 2012. “Defying (Dis)Empowerment in a Battered Women’s Shelter: Moral Rhetorics, Intersectionality, and Processes of Control and Resistance.” Social Problems 59: 501-521.

Gengler, Amanda M. 2012. Book Review: Wealth, Whiteness, and the Matrix of Privilege: The View from the Country Club by Jessica Holden Sherwood. Gender & Society

Guzzo TJ, Resnick MJ, Canter DJ, Bivalacqua TJ, Rosen MA, Bergey, Meredith R.,  Magerfleisch L, Tomazewski JE, Wein AJ, Malkowicz SB.  2012. “Endorectal T2-weighted MRI does not differentiate between favorable and adverse pathologic features in men with prostate cancer who would qualify for active surveillance.” Urol Oncol. 30(3):301-305.

Lareau, Annette and Vanessa Lopes Munoz. 2012. “‘They Are Not Going to Call the Shots’: Structural Conflicts Between the Principal and the PTO at a Suburban Public Elementary School.” Sociology of Education.

Lin, IC, Meredith Bergey, SS Sonnad, JM Serletti, LC Wu. 2012. “Management of the Ptotic or Hypertrophic Breast in Immediate Autologous Breast Reconstruction: A Comparison Between the Wise and Vertical Reduction Patterns for Mastectomy. Ann Plast Surg. Oct 3.

Mackie, Thomas I. and Conrad, Peter 2012. Medicalization and lifestyle health. In: Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Health. Newberry Park, CA: Sage Piblications

Oliver, M., Shapiro, T., and Hannah Thomas,2012. Barack Obama and the Myth of a Post-Racial America" in Continuity of Deep Structures: Housing Markets and the Increasing Racial Wealth Gap in Post-Racial America. Ed. Ledwidge, Parmar and Verney

Fox, Nicole and Celeste Jones. (2012).  “Same, Same-But Different: The Development of Cultural Humility Through an International Volunteer Experience” in The International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2 (17): 17-30.

Shostak, Sara and Nicole Fox.Forgetting and Remembering Epilepsy: Collective Memory and the Experience of Illness.Sociology of Health and Illness 34(3): 362-378.

Sigalow, Emily, Michelle Shain and Meredith R. Bergey."Religion and Decisions about Marriage, Residence, Occupation, and Children." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 51(2): 304-323.

Sun, Ken. 2012. Fashioning Reciprocal Norms of Aging in the TransnationalSocial Field: A Case of Immigrants in the U.S. and their Parents in TaiwanJournal ofFamily Issues.

Thomas, Hannah.2012.Where Credit is due: Bringing Equity to Credit and Housing after the Market Meltdown.In An Ethnographic View of Foreclosures Impact: Asset Stripping for People of Color. Ed. Rogers, C. University Press of America.

Waggoner, Miranda R., Robin Gaines Lanzi, and Lorraine V. Klerman. 2012. “Pregnancy Intentions, Long-Acting Contraceptive Use, and Rapid Subsequent Pregnancies among Adolescent and Adult First-Time Mothers” Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing 25: 96-104.

Zincavage, Rebekah. 2012.Drugs and Deinstitutionalization in A. Scull (Ed.) Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.


Clevenger, Casey and Bienvenu Mayemba. 2011. “Standing Against Women’s Depersonalization and Striving for Fairness: Postcolonial Feminist Perspectives from Africa.” AKWABA Interdisciplinary Journal. Abidjan: Jesuit School of Theology.

Clevenger, Casey and Wendy Cadge. “Engaging Emerging Adults.” The Changing Spirituality of Emerging Adults Project, Catholic University of America. ( Catholic University of America).

Conrad, Peter and Thomas I. Mackie. Opiate addiction: A revival of medical involvement. In: Milhet M, ed. Drugs and Culture:  Understanding Patterns of Use and Regulation. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publications.

Conrad, Peter and Caitlin Slodden. 2011. in The Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health The Medicalization of Mental Illness. 2nd Edition. Springer Publishing.

Fair, Brian. 2011 “Constructing Masculinity through Penetration Discourse: The Intersection of Misogyny and Homophobia in High School Wrestling. Men and Masculinities. 14. 491-504

Gengler, Amanda M. 2011. "Selling Feminism, Consuming Femininity." Contexts 10: 68-69.

Gengler, Amanda M. 2011. "Mothering Under Others' Gaze: Policing Motherhood in a Battered Women's Shelter." International Journal of Sociology of the Family 37: 131-152.

Fishman, Sylvia Barack, Rachel S. Bernstein and Emily Sigalow. 2011. “Reimagining Jewishness: Younger American Jewish Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Artists in Cultural Context,” in The New Leaders: Reshaping the American Jewish Landscape, edited by Jack Wertheimer. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press.

Hammonds, Clare. 2011 Review of "To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in the 1960s America," by Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis, Left History, Volume 15, Number 1.

Hansen, Karen V. and Ken Sun. 2011. Locating Transnational Norwegians: Exploring Nationalism, Language, and Labor Markets in early Twentieth Century North Dakota. Pp. 73-108 in Norwegian American Essays 2011: Transnationalism and Norwegian American Experiences. Øyvind T. Gulliksen Ed. Oslo, Norway: Novus Forlag

Leslie LK, Mackie Thomas I., Mulé C, Wade R, Rubin CL, Dawson EH, Saunders T, Frank S, Hyde J. 2011. “Examination of the Rogers process for youth in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.” Study Report and Appendix. Boston, MA. Tufts University Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Mackie, Thomas I., Hyde J, Rodday AM, Dawson E, Lakshmikanthan R., Bellonci C., Schoonover DR, Leslie LK. 2011 ;"Psychotropic Medication Oversight for Youth in Foster Care: A National Perspective on State Child Welfare Policy and Practice Guidelines." Children and Youth Services Review. 22(33): 2212-2220

Menger R, Telford G, Kim P, Bergey Meredith R., Foreman F, Sarani B, Pascual J, Reilly P,  Schwab CW, Sims CA. 2011. “Complications Following Thoracic Trauma Managed with Tube Thoracostomy.” Injury. 43(1): 46-50.

Shostak, Sara and Miranda R. Waggoner. 2011. “Narration and Neuroscience: Encountering the Social on the ‘Last Frontier of Medicine’” in Martyn Pickersgill, Ira Van Keulen (eds.) Sociological Reflections on the Neurosciences (Advances in Medical Sociology, Volume 13). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 51-74.

Shostak Sara, Zarhin Dana and Ottman Ruth. 2011. “What's at stake? Genetic information from the perspective of people with epilepsy and their family members.” Social Science & Medicine 73(5): 645-654.

Sirianni, Carmen and Jennifer Girouard. 2011. "The Civics of Urban Planning." The Oxford Handbook of Urban Planning, eds. Rachel Weber and Randall Crane. New York: Oxford University Press.

Thomas, Hannah. 2011. “Neighborhoods: Foreclosures’ Silent Victims.” Communities and Banking Magazine. Federal Reserve Bank of America. Winter.

Waggoner, Miranda R. 2011. “Monitoring Milk and Motherhood: Lactation Consultants and the Dilemmas of Breastfeeding Advocacy” International Journal of Sociology of the Family (Special Issue on “Policing Motherhood”) 37 (1): 153-171.

Fox, Nicole. 2011. “‘Oh, did the women suffer, they suffered so much:’ Impacts of Gendered based violence on Kinship Networks in Rwanda” International Journal of Sociology of the Family.


Cadge, Wendy and Brian Fair. 2010. Religion, Spirituality, Health and Medicine: Sociological Intersections. In Handbook of Medical Sociology. Chloe Byrd, Allan Freemon, Stefan Timmermans, and Peter Conrad Eds. Vanderbilt University Press.

Conrad, Peter and Cheryl Stults.  2010.  “Internet and the Experience of Illness,”  Pp. 179-91 in Chloe Bird, Peter Conrad, Allen Fremont, Stefan Timmermans (eds.) Handbook of Medical Sociology, sixth edition, Vanderbilt University Press,.  

Conrad, Peter, Phyllis Carr, Sharon Knight, Megan Renfrew, Mary Dunn and Linda Pololi.  2010.  “Hierarchy as a Barrier to Advancement for Women in Academic Medicine”  Journal of Women’s Health 19 (4): 799-805.  

Conrad, Peter and Ashley Rondini.  2010.  “The Internet and Medicalization:  Reshaping the Global Body and Illness”  in Elizabeth Ettorre (ed)., Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health,  Ashgate.

Conrad, Peter and Thomas Mackie. 2010, “Opiate Addiction:  A Revival of Medical Involvement” in Maitena Milhet (ed.) Drugs and Cultures , Ashgate.

Conrad, Peter, Thomas Mackie and Ateev Mehrotra.  2010.  ‘Estimating the Costs of Medicalization”  Social Science and Medicine 70:  1943-47.

Conrad, Peter and Vanessa Lopes Munoz.  2010.  “The Medicalization of Chronic Pain”  Tidsskrift for Forskning i Sygdom og Samfund  (Journal for Research on Sickness and Society) 13: 13-24.

Cunningham, David, Colleen Nugent and Caitlin Slodden. 2010. "The Durability of Collective Memory: Reconciling the 'Greensboro Massacre.'" Social Forces. 88(4): 1517-1542.

Fair, Brian.  Morgellons: Contested Illness, Diagnostic Compromise, and Medicalisation. Sociology of Health and Illness 32(4).

Shostak, Sara, Jennifer Girouard, David Cunningham and Wendy Cadge. 2010. "Teaching Graduate and Undergraduate Research Methods: A Multi-Pronged Departmental Initiative." Teaching Sociology. 38(2):93-105.

Stults, Cheryl and Peter Conrad.  2010.  “Medicalization and Risk Scares:  The Case of Menopause and HRT,”  Pp. 120-42 in Donald Light (ed.) The Risks of Prescription Drugs, (Columbia University Press, 2010)

Fox, Nicole.  (2010) "Their History is Part of Me": Third Generation American Jews and Intergenerational Transmission of Memory, Trauma and History. In Yalkut Moreseh Journal for the Study of the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism 4(87): 9-35.  Hebrew edition (2009).