Crime, Law, and Deviance; Life Course; Inequality; Methods.
Criminal Records, Race, and Employment. NIJ and JEHT Foundation.
Incarceration and Health, with Jason Schnittker. 2010-2013. R.W. Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research.
TheSocietyPages.org, editor and publisher, with Doug Hartmann.
“Employment and Exile: U.S. Criminal Deportations, 1908-2005,” with Ryan King and Michael Massoglia. Forthcoming in American Journal of Sociology.
The Contexts Reader. 2nd ed., with Doug Hartmann. 2012. New York: W.W. Norton.
“Incarceration and the Health of the African American Community,” with Jason Schnittker and Michael Massoglia. 2011. Du Bois Review 8:133-41
“Settling Down and Aging Out: Toward an Interactionist Theory of Desistance and the Transition to Adulthood,” with Michael Massoglia. 2010. American Journal of Sociology 116:543-82.
“Public Criminologies,” with Michelle Inderbitzin. 2010. Criminology & Public Policy 9: 725-750.
“Incarceration and Stratification,” with Sara Wakefield. 2010. Annual Review of Sociology 36:387-406.
“Legal Consciousness and Responses to Sexual Harassment,” with Amy Blackstone and Heather McLaughlin. 2009. Law & Society Review 43:631-68.
Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy, with Jeff Manza. 2006. New York: Oxford University Press. Paperback 2008.