Sociology Ph.D. Dissertations

Sociology Ph.D. Dissertations

 

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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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The "Common Pot": Income Pooling in American Couples and Families, Kasey J. Eickmeyer

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Obesity and First Birth: Timing, Union Status, And Subsequent Union Formation And Dissolution, Holly Fee

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Handgun Owning During Emerging Adulthood: Predictors and Consequences, April Dawn Holbrook

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A Contemporary Portrait of Couples' Relative Earning Patterns and their Implications for Work-Family Conflict in the United States, Vanessa Wanner Lang

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Living apart together (LAT) in older adulthood, Huijing Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Men's and Women's Time Use: Comparing Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples, Marshal Neal Fettro

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Marital biography and well-being in later life: the role of remarriage, disruption pathways, and duration on health, parent-child contact, and ambivalence toward children, Anna Marie Hammersmith

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Sexual Minorities and Social Context: An Examination of Union Formation, Labor Market Outcomes, and Coming Out, Barbara F. Prince

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Reproductive Behavior in Pakistan: Incorporating Men and Couples to Understand Change Over Time, Saima Bashir

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Educational Mobility and Crime throughout the Life Course, Christopher R. Dennison

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Parental Incarceration, Identity, and Adult Children's Antisocial Behavior, Jessica Grace Finkeldey

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Cohabitation among Older Adults: Well-Being, Relationships with Adult Children, and Perceptions of Care Availability, Matthew R. Wright

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An Examination of Violent Victimization from Adolescence to Early Adulthood, Jessica Ziegler

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Within-Individual Differences in Offending from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: A Modified Theoretical Approach to Understanding Academic Achievement and Delinquency, Janelle M. Hawes

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Rethinking Poverty in Nigeria: The Demographics and Health of Households with Threatened Livelihoods, Esther O. Lamidi

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Young adult mothers and intimate partner violence, Sue Petrina Nash

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Self-Concept, Weathering Experiences, and Neighborhood Attainment: Variations by Race/Ethnicity, Andrea Garber Krieg

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The Moderating Effects of Religiosity and Extracurricular Involvement On The Economic Disadvantage-Delinquency Association, Cassady M. Pitt

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Couples' Fertility Intentions: Measurement, Correlates, and Implications for Parent and Child Well-Being, James B. Stykes

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Blended Families and Their Influence on Sibling Relationships and First Union Formation, Michael St. Aubyn Yee Shui

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Normative Beliefs, Financial Strains, and IPV in Young Adulthood, Jennifer E. Copp

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Contraception Biographies: Women's Contraceptive Method Switching and Union Status, Larry Gibbs

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Familial Background and Relationship-Specific Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifecourse , Angela Kaufman

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The Application of Social Geometry Concerning the Administration of Justice in Cases of Assault, William Lally

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Confining Mastery: Understanding the Influence of Parental Incarceration on Mastery in Young Adulthood, Unique Shaw-Smith

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Fertility Intentions and Attitudes Towards Children Among Unmarried Men and Women: Do Sexual Orientation and Union Status Matter?, Nola du Toit

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Keeping All the Balls in the Air: Social Class and Stress, Relationship Commitment, and Marital Expectations among Cohabiting Young Adults , Angelika Gulbis

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The Influence of Parents on Trajectories of Antisocial Behavior, Depressed Mood, and Child-to-Parent Abuse Across Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Wendi Johnson

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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HIV Testing Behaviors of At-Risk Populations in Kenya, Daphne Lofquist

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Union Formation and Maturation of Juvenile Delinquents: A New Look at Development and Desistance in Early Adulthood, Julia Mack

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Marital Timing and Earnings over the Life Course, Krista Payne

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Intense Adolescent Work and Deviance: Theoretical Mechanisms and Long-Term Outcomes, Gregory Rocheleau

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The Effect of Marriage and Employment on Criminal Desistance: The Influence of Race, Nicole Shoenberger

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A Neighborhood-Centered Approach to Developmental Contexts: An Application to Three Risk Behaviors in Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Tara Warner

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Teen Dating Violence Victimization in a Life-Course Perspective: Linkages to Delinquency and Adult Criminal Behavior, Lecinda Yevchak

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Postmarital Union Formation and Childbearing, Jessica Cohen

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Jamaican Immigrant Union Formation Patterns: A Test of Assimilation Theories, Natalee Gooden

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Marriage in Japan: attitudes, intentions, and perceived barriers, Sayaka Kawamura

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The Consequences of Violence: Perpetration, Victimization, and their Joint Influence on Well-Being throughout the Life Course, Andrew Wilczak

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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A Clean (Dollar) Bill of Health: Understanding Parental Socioeconomic Disparities in Child Health as Functions of Timing, Transitions and Exposure, Antwan Jones

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Masculinity and Men's Intimate and Fathering Relationships: A Focus on Race and Institutional Participation, Kristy Krivickas

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Hispanic Youth and Delinquency: A Longitudinal Examination of Generational Status, Family Processes, & Neighborhood Context, Danielle Soto

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Adolescent Union Beliefs and Expectations: A Focus on Participants in Relationship Education Programs, Deanna Trella

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Explaining the Gender Gap in Sentencing Outcomes: An Investigation of Differential Treatment in U.S. Federal Courts, Jill Doerner

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Casual Sex in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: A Mixed Methods Approach, Heidi Lyons

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Father Involvement and Relationship Quality among Cohabiting Parents, Lauren Rinelli

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Structural Disadvantage, Heterosexual Relationships and Crime: Life Course Consequences of Environmental Uncertainty, Patrick Seffrin

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Not Your Typical “Pretty Woman”: Factors Associated with Prostitution, Wendi Goodlin

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Does Working Hurt? How Welfare Reform Work Policies Affect Child Well-Being, Aurea Osgood

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Dating and Adolescents' Psychological Well-being, Abbey Fruth

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Partners, Parents, and Peers' Effects on African American Youths' School Achievement, Kenyatta Phelps

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Changes in Marital Dissolution Patterns Among Chinese and Chinese Immigrants: An Origin-Destination Analysis, Yuanting Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Welfare and the Children of Immigrants: Transmission of Dependence or Investment in the Future?, Kelly Balistreri

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Marriage in Later Life: The Relationship Between Marital Quality, Health, and Divorce, Jennifer Bulanda

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The Function of Free Riders: Toward a Solution to the Problem of Collective Action, J. Scott Lewis

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From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Criminal Behavior: Expanding the State Dependence Perspective on Persistent Criminal Behavior, Qiang Xu

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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School Racial and Ethnic Composition Effect on Academic Achievement of Latino Adolescents, Igor Ryabov