Race, Ethnicity, Migration, Integration; Culture (including Popular Culture, Sports, and Religion); Social Movements and Social Change; American Society; Field Methods; Contemporary Theory.
Sports-Based Social Intervention; Race, Religion, and Pluralism/ The “American Mosaic Project”; Social Science in the Public Sphere. The Society Pages.org.
The Contexts Reader, Second Edition with Christopher Uggen. New York: Norton Press / American Sociological Association. 2011.
“Beyond the Sporting Boundary: The Racial Significance of Sport through Midnight Basketball.” 2012. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 35 (6): 1-18
“Sport and Development: An Overview, Critique, and Reconstruction,” with Christina Kwauk. 2011. Journal of Sport and Social Issues 35(3): 284-305.
“How Americans Understand Racial and Religious Difference: A Test of Parallel Items from a National Survey,” with Dan Winchester, Penny Edgell, and Joe Gerteis. 2011. The Sociological Quarterly 52(3): 232-345.
“Race-Based Critical Theory and the ‘Happy Talk’ of Diversity in America,” with Joyce Bell. 2011. Pp. 259-277 in Illuminating Social Life: Classical and Contemporary Theory Revisited, edited by Peter Kivisto. Sage.
"An Empirical Assessment of Whiteness Theory: Hidden from How Many?," with Joseph Gerteis and Paul Croll. 2009. Social Problems 56(3):403-424.
“Transition to Adulthood in the Land of Lake Wobegon,” with Teresa Swartz and Jeylan Mortimer. 2011. Pp. 55-104 in Coming of Age in America, edited by Transitions to Adulthood Research Network Volume, edited by Mary C. Waters et al. University of California Press.