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Loving, Ashley McClure. 2013. "Alcohol Use and Misuse among American Indians: Applying a Modified Historical Trauma Model." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Jerald R. Herting, Lisa Cubbins, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee Indigenous Cultures/Peoples, Health, Violence and Trauma

Sharrow, David J. 2013. "Modeling the Age Pattern of Human Mortality: Mathematical and Tabular Representations of the Risk of Death." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Sam Clark, Jerald R. Herting, Adrian Raftery Morbidity/Mortality, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods

Tamaki, Emi. 2013. "The Gendered Effects of Marriage on Health in Japan: Structure, Role Expectations, and Outcomes." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Julie Brines Gender, Marriage/Unions, Health, East Asian Societies

Corcoran, Katie E. 2012. "Religious Capital as Human, Cultural, Social, and Emotional: Toward a Sociological Theory of Membership Dynamics in Religious Voluntary Associations." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Steve Pfaff, Edgar Kiser Religion, Organizations, Sociological Theory

Kabiri, Nika. 2012. "Tribal Durability: Explaining Autonomy Among the Pashtun Frontier Tribes." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Steve Pfaff, Resat Kasaba, Katherine Stovel Indigenous Cultures/Peoples

Pettinicchio, David. 2012. "From the Government to the Streets: Why the U.S. is a Policy Innovator in Disability Rights." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Robert Crutchfield, Edgar Kiser, Steve Pfaff Disability, Public Policy, Political Sociology

Voloshin, Irina. 2012. "Sink or Swim in the Labor Pool: Determinants and Consequences of Teenage Employment." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Lowell Hargens, Jake Rosenfeld, Stewart Tolnay Labor, Children, Youth, and Families

De Burgomaster, Scott G. 2012. "Moving On Up? Access, Persistence, and Outcomes of Immigrant and Native Youth in Postsecondary Education." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Lowell Hargens, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Education, Immigration, Social Stratification/Inequality, Social Mobility

Wagner, Brittin. 2012. "Team Processes in Mental Health Care." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Gary Hamilton, Jerald R. Herting Mental Health

Bonaparte, Sabrina. 2012. "Change in Race and Ethnic Stratification: The Roles of Period, Cohort, Immigrant Generation, Socioeconomic Origins, and Gender in Shaping Educational Attainment." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Aimée Dechter, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Education, Social Stratification/Inequality

Maroto, Michelle Lee. 2012. "The Scarring Effects of Bankruptcy: Cumulative Disadvantage across Credit and Labor Markets." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Barbara Reskin, Julie Brines, Lowell Hargens, Jake Rosenfeld Finance and Credit, Labor, Economic Sociology

Houle, Brian. 2011. "Bio-Social Determinants of Child and Adult Mortality in South Africa." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Sam Clark, Jerald R. Herting Socio-Biology, Children, Youth, and Families, Morbidity/Mortality, Africa

Palazzo, Lorella. 2011. "The Role of State and Markets in the Integration of Complementary and Alternative Medicine into American Health Care: An Institutional-Level Perspective." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Gary Hamilton, Katherine Beckett, Avery (Pete) Guest, Jerald R. Herting, William Lavely Health, Health Services, Institutions, Medical Sociology

Ramirez, Suzanna. 2011. "Immigration, Collective Efficacy, and Neighborhood Participation: Exploring the Limits of Social Control in Seattle and Brisbane." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Robert Crutchfield, Alexes Harris, Jerald R. Herting Immigration, Neighborhoods, Deviance and Social Control, Collective Action

Young, Jacob T. N. 2011. "Projections or Connections? A Comparison of Perceptual and Actual Measures of Peer Delinquency in Adolescent Friendship Networks." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Joseph Weis, Robert Crutchfield, Jerald R. Herting, Katherine Stovel Social Networks, Children, Youth, and Families, Deviance and Social Control

Sacks, Audrey. 2011. "Credit or Blame: Non-State Provision of Services and Political Support in Africa." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Margaret Levi, Edgar Kiser Africa, Social Welfare, Economic Sociology

Valdez, Sarah. 2011. "Neonationalism in Scandinavia: Immigration, Segregation, and Anti-Immigrant Voting in Denmark and Sweden." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Steve Pfaff, Edgar Kiser, Margaret Levi Immigration, West European, Political Sociology, Nationalism

Hamilton, Deven T. 2011. "Explaining the Racial Disparity in Sexually Transmitted Infection: Individual-Level Behavior, Meso-Level Structure and Macro-Level Outcomes." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Martina Morris, Sam Clark, Robert Crutchfield Race and Ethnicity, Health Disparities, Sexuality

Wollschleger, Jason. 2010. "Organization and Religious Participation: Solving Collective Action Problems at the Congregational Level." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Steve Pfaff, Anthony Gill, James Wellman Collective Action, Religion, Organizations
Agnone, Jon-Jason M. 2010. "Racial Inequality in Wealth: Do Labor Unions Matter?" PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Margaret Levi, Barbara Reskin, Jake Rosenfeld Labor, Organizations, Social Stratification/Inequality, Wealth

Litzler, Elizabeth. 2010. "Sex Segregation in Undergraduate Engineering Majors." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Julie Brines, Jerald R. Herting Gender, Technology, Education, Social Stratification/Inequality

Ewert, Stephanie L. 2010. "The Determinants of Gender Inequality in Higher Education." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Julie Brines, Jerald R. Herting Gender, Education, Social Stratification/Inequality

Pharris-Ciurej, Nikolas D. 2010. "A More Comprehensive Theory of Educational Attainment: An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the College Completion Process." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Education, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification/Inequality
Eger, Maureen A. 2010. "Ethnic Heterogeneity and the Limits of Altruism." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Michael Hechter, Lowell Hargens, Edgar Kiser, Steve Pfaff Comparative Sociology, Economic Sociology, Immigration, Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Race and Ethnicity, Social Welfare

Jackson, Julie E. 2010. "Apparently Safe: How Aviation Regulation Characterizes Risk." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Gary Hamilton, Paul Burstein, Katherine Stovel Theory, Institutions, Organizations

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