Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2018. Diffractive Ethnography: Social Science and the Ontological Turn. Routledge.

Yang, Philip. Ed. In Press. Transnationalism and Genealogy. Basel: Switzerland: MDPI Publishers.

Edited Journals

Yang, Philip. 2019. Guest Editor. Transnationalism and Genealogy. A special issue of Genealogy, published by MDPI Publishers.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Amuta-Jimenez, Ann Oyare, Celia C. Lo, Divya Talwar, Nicole Khan, and Adam E. Barry. In Press. “Food Label Literacy and Use among U.S. Adults from a National Representative Study.” Journal of Cancer Education. Available online July 26, 2018.

Amuta-Jimenez, Ann Oyare, Fadeke Ogunyankin, and Celia C. Lo. 2019. “Understanding the Interconnection between Routine Screening Behavior, Socio-Demographic Characteristics, Quality of care, Trust, and Communication Experiences with Healthcare Professionals” Cogent Social Sciences 4:1558721. Available online December 18, 2018.

Ash-Houchen, William, and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Intersections of Gender and Sexual Minority Status: Co-Occurring Bullying Victimization among Adolescents.” Computers in Human Behavior 80(1): 262-270. Available online November 20, 2017.

Ash-Houchen, William, and Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Illicit Substance Use: A Temporal-Ordered Test of General Strain Theory.” Journal of Drug Issues. Available online February 8, 2020.

Bones, Paul D.C. 2018. “Physical and Social Decay: Examining the Effect of Environmental Factors on Heroin Use in Rural and Urban Areas.” In AMPS Proceedings Series 12. Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity, edited by J. Bean, S. Dickinson, and A. Ida. University of Arizona, Arizona, USA.

Bones, Paul D.C., & Sabriseilabi, S. (2018). Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God: An Exploration of Religious Forces on Support for the Death Penalty. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C Lo. Forthcoming. “Health of women surviving intimate partner violence: Impact of injury and fear.” Health & Social Work.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Client Improvement and Working Alliance: Case-Manager Factors.” Journal of Social Service Research 44(4), 548-556. Available online June 19, 2018.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Do Social Work Education, Job Description, and Ethnic/Racial Matching Foster Child-Welfare Caseworkers’ Therapeutic Alliances?” Child & Family Social Work 23:435–442. Available online February 1, 2018.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Explaining Restrictive TANF Policies: Group Threat Hypothesis and State Economy Conditions.” Journal of Social Service Research 44(4): 529-536. Available online June 19, 2018.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Racial Disparities in the Proportion of Needed Services Maltreated Children Received.” Children and Youth Services Review 94: 72-81.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Risk and Protective Factors in Adult-Onset Drinking: Multiple Disadvantage Model.” International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society 8(4): 29-41.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2019. “Physical intimate partner violence: Factors related to women’s contact with police.” Journal of Comparative Family Studies 50(3): 229-241.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. 2019. “What the Group Threat Hypothesis Suggests about States’ Medicaid Spending.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 6:1062–1067. Available online June 21, 2019.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. Forthcoming. “When Child Welfare Caseworkers Intervene, Do Women Surviving IPV Obtain Recommended Services?” Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. In Press. "Collaborative Alliance of Parent and Child-Welfare Caseworker.” Child Maltreatment. Available online July 30, 2019.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. Forthcoming. “Telling Medical Professionals about Victimization by Intimate Partner: Analysis of Women Surviving Intimate Partner Violence.” International Journal of Health Services.

Cheng, Tyrone C., and Celia C. Lo. In Press. “Providing Health Care to Maltreated Children Receiving Child Welfare Services.” Health and Social Work.

Cheng, Tyrone C., Celia C. Lo, Bethany Womack. 2019. “Working Alliance in Case Management: An Essential Element for Successful Outcome.” British Journal of Social Work 49:147-162. Available online April 23, 2018.

Cheng, Tyrone, and Celia C. Lo. 2018. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Factors Associated with Therapeutic Alliance.” Community Mental Health Journal 54:782–792. Available online January 9, 2018.

Ellison, Vanessa. 2019. "You Know Your Speech: An Autoethnography of How Black Church Prepared Me for Public Speaking" Stir II: Onyx Magazine, England, United Kingdom. 

Espinoza L. E., Espinoza L. E., Wilson, M. L., & Denton, T. E. 2018. “Asthma predictors influence on self-management asthma education status.” American Journal of Health Behavior 42(5): 74-84.

Gale, Ken, Jonathan Wyatt, Jessica Smartt Gullion, Ninian Hou, Christopher Jeansonne, Sheridan Linnell, Melanie A. Reaves, Rosemary Reilly, Paul Rhodes. 2019. “Deleuze and Collaborative Writing in the Dance of Activism.” International Review of Qualitative Research. In Press.

Gerling, Heather M., Williams Ash-Houchen, and Celia C. Lo. 2019. “Fractured Modernization: Cultural and Structural Predictors of Attitudes on Gender Equality.” International Review of Sociology 29(2): 260-278. Available online May 10, 2019.

Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2019. “Pathology: A Diffractive Encounter of Machine/Body.” Art/Research International. In Press.

Gurbuz, Suheyl, Muhammed Yildiz, Celia C. Lo, and Özgür Solakoğlu. In Press. “Drug Use Behaviors of Turkish Armed Forces Service Members: A Social Control Perspective.” Military Behavioral Health. Available online August 2, 2019.

Gurbuz, Suheyl, Özgür Solakoğlu, Celia C. Lo. 2018. “Family’s Role in Adolescents’ Current Alcohol Use in Bagcilar, Turkey.” Journal of Substance Use 23(2): 169-174. Available online October 5, 2017.


Laurent-Simpson, Andrea, and Celia C. Lo. 2019. “The Social Construction of an Emerging Infectious Disease: Perceptions of Zika Virus on the United States CDC Facebook Page.” Sociology of Health & Illness 41(7): 1270-1288. Available online April 25, 2019.

Lo, Celia C., and Andrea Laurent-Simpson. 2018. “How SES May Figure in Perceptions of Zika Risks and in Preventive Action.” Sociological Spectrum 38(5): 295-311. Available online December 4, 2018. Winner—2018 Spectrum Best Paper Award.

Lo, Celia C., and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2018. “Social Status, Discrimination, and Minority Individuals’ Mental Health.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 5(3): 485-494. Available online August 15, 2017.

Lo, Celia C., Fan Yang, William Ash-Houchen, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2018. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Cigarette Use: The Roles of Mental Illness and Health-Care Access/Utilization.” Substance Use & Misuse 53(7): 1184-1193. Available online November 27, 2017.

Lo, Celia C., Jessica L. Adame, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2020. “Explaining Chronic Illness and Self-Rated Health among Immigrants of Five Hispanic Ethnicities.” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 7:177–191. Available online October 25, 2019.

Lo, Celia C., Paul D. C. Bones, Tyrone C. Cheng. Forthcoming. “What SES May Explain about Work-Related Health Limitation: A Temporal-Ordered Model.” The Social Science Journal.

Lo, Celia C., Philip Q. Yang, Tyrone C. Cheng, and William Ash-Houchen. In Press. “Explaining Health Outcomes of Asian Immigrants: Does Ethnicity Matter?” Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Available online November 25, 2019.

Lo, Celia C., Ratonia C. Runnels, and Tyrone C. Cheng. 2018. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in HIV Testing: An Application of the Health Services Utilization Model.” Sage Open Medicine 6: 1-8. Available online June 22, 2018. Retrieved at DOI: 10.1177/2050312118783414

Lo, Celia C., Tyrone C. Cheng, Maggie Bohm, Hua (Sara) Zhong. 2018. “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 62(2): 334-359. Available online May 26, 2016.

Lo, Celia C., William Ash-Houchen, Heather Gerling, Tyrone C. Cheng. In Press. “Data Spanning Three Decades Illustrate Racial Disparities in Likelihood of Obesity.” Ethnicity & Health. Available online March 4, 2018.

Patrick, Jesse and Philip Yang. 2019. “Health Insurance Coverage Before and After the Affordable Care Act.” Sci 1(30): 1-19. doi: 10.3390/sci1010030

Reagan, Allison R. In Press. “Access to Higher Education Through Distance Learning: Exploring Challenges, Innovations and Strategies for Online Statistical Education,” International Journal of Novel Research in Education and Learning.

Reagan, Allison R. In Press. “Quilt/cARTography: Using Craftivism to Explore Food Insecurity on a College Campus,” ART/Research International, Special Issue on Craft.

Sadri, Mahmoud, James L. Williams, and Danielle Barber. 2020. "Collective Adaptation to Structural Strain: Commiserating and Problem-Solving in Groups." Sociological Spectrum (39)6:392-404. 

Sanchez, Angela A. 2018. An Examination of the Folk Healing Practice of Curanderismo in the Hispanic Community, Journal of Community Health Nursing, 35:3, 148-161, DOI: 10.1080/07370016.2018.1475801

Teague, Hollie A. 2018. "Black and Blue in North Texas: The Long Neglected History of Anti-Black Police Violence in North Texas, 1880-1930." Journal of Black Studies, 49(8): 756-781. Available online July 5, 2018.

Teague, Hollie A. 2018. “Stage Rights: Performing Masculinity in the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.” American Studies Journal 64 (2018). Web. May 19, 2018. DOI 10.18422/64-04.

Teague, Hollie A. 2019. “Feminine Subjugation: Age, Gender, and Race in the Management of Black Women and Girls in North Texas, 1900-1940.” Journal of South Texas 34(2): 54-74.

Teague, Hollie A. 2019. “Bullets and Ballots: Destruction, Resistance, and Reaction in 1920s Texas and Oklahoma.” Great Plains Quarterly 39(2): 159-177.

Teague, Hollie A. In Press. "Maternal Images: Gender, Class, and Remembering Black Southern Motherhood." Journal of Southern Studies 28(1). 

Virnoche, Mary E. and Grant-Panting, Alexis.2019. "Mentoring in the Middle Years: Major-Based Peer Mentors and an Experienced Based Sociology Curriculum," IdeaFest: Interdisciplinary Journal of Creative Works and Research from Humboldt State University: Vol. 3 , Article 15. 

Watt, Toni, Sheila Bustillos, Monica Faulkner, and Elisa Madden. "Foster Care Alumni and Higher Education: A Descriptive Study of Post-Secondary Achievements of Foster Youth in Texas." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.    

Yang, Philip and Maggie Bohm. 2018. "Patterns of Interracial and Interethnic Marriages among Foreign-Born Asians in the United States." Societies 8(3), 87;

Yang, Philip, and Marco Mena. 2019. “Recent Trends in American Attitudes toward the Level of Immigration.” Ethnic Studies Review 42(1): 25-36. DOI:

Yang, Philip. “Transnationalism and Genealogy: An Introduction.” Genealogy 3(3), 49: 1-8.

Book Chapters

Bones, Paul D.C. (2018). Hate and Race. In R.M. Valeri and K. Borgeson (Eds.), Hate Crimes: Typology, Motivations, and Victims (pp. 87-112). Carolina AP. 

Bones, Paul D.C. (2018).  Crafting a Sense of Unity: Interest Convergence in Oklahoma City Public Schools.   International Sociological Association eSymposium for Sociology, 8 (3), 1-12.

Bones, Paul D.C. (2018).  Physical and Social Decay: Examining the Effect of Environmental Factors on Heroin Use in Rural and Urban Areas.   AMPS Proceedings Series, 12, 78-86.

Gullion, Jessica Smartt and Jessica Williams. 2019. “Creative Writing in Qualitative Inquiry.” The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Methods, edited by Patricia Leavy. Oxford Press, in production.

Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2019. “Late-Term.” Science-Based Vulnerability: Scientists and Poets #RESIST, edited by Sandra Faulkner, in production.

Harper, Susan and Jessica Smartt Gullion. 2019. “Science Put Babies in My Belly: Monstrous Motherhood in Orphan Black.” Monstrous Mothers: Troubling Tropes, edited by Abby Palko. Demeter Press, in production.

Yang, Philip. 2019. “Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.” Pp. 297-313 in 25 Events That Shaped Asian American History, edited by Lan Dong. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO Publishing.

Other Publications

Bones, Paul D. C. 2019. “S2: Try Harder.” So Fi Zine: A Sociological Fiction Publication, 5: 37.

Bones, Paul D.C. 2018. “Crafting a Sense of Unity: Interest Convergence in Oklahoma City Public Schools.” ISA eSymposium, 8(3): 1-12.

Clark, Amy. 2018. “Connecting With Online Students Midsemester Using YouTube, Reflective Self-Evaluations, and DAPPS Goal-Setting Techniques.” Retrieved from

Evans, Aubree. 2018. "Teaching Through Change." Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Community: Q Blog.  (

Gullion, Jessica Smartt. 2019. Fractured Communities: Risk, Impacts, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in US Shale Regions, edited by Anthony E. Ladd. Contemporary Sociology. In Press.

Sadri, Mahmoud. 2018. “Iran and United Arab Emirates: Illusions of Superiority in Regional Rivalries.” An essay for the On-line page of BBC (British Broadcasting Company) in Persian. Awareness of this issue is significant in the prevention of warfare in the Persian Gulf. Please see the following link.

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