Curriculum Vita

James D. Wright, Professor Emeritus
Department of Sociology
University of Central Florida Orlando FL 32816-1360

Education

B. A. Purdue University (with honors), 1969 (Philosophy)
M. S. University of Wisconsin, 1970 (Sociology)
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 1973 (Sociology)

Professional History

Pegasus Professor, 2013- 2018. Provost Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida, 2001 – present.

Director, Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Director, Survey Research Laboratory, University of Central Florida, 2003 – present.

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations, Department of Sociology, Tulane University, 1988 – 2001.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1990 – 2001.

Assistant (1973) to Associate (1976) to Full Professor (1979), Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1973 – 1988.

Director, Director of Research, and Associate Director, Social and Demographic Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, various years, 1975-1988.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: Introduction to Sociology; Introduction to Research Design; Contemporary American Society; Political Sociology; Theory and Perspectives; Public Opinion and Attitude Change; Elementary Statistics; Data Collection and Analysis; Advanced Quantitative Methods; Sociology of American Culture; Guns, Crime, and Violence in America; Wealth, Power and Inequality; Contemporary American Social Problems; Topics in Deviance; Sociology of Alcohol and Drugs; Poverty, Homelessness, and the Cities; Sociological Perspectives on Health and Illness; Urban Sociology.

Graduate: Seminar in Political Sociology; Survey Design and Analysis; Contemporary Sociology of the American Working Class; Research Methods I and II; Pro-seminar: Research on Public Housing; Social Policy and Evaluation Research; Program Design and Evaluation; Social Policy and Research Analysis; Poverty, Homelessness, and the Cities; Guns, Crime, and Violence; Urban Sociology, Social Inequality and Health.

Books and Monographs

(28) James D. Wright, Florida: An Unnatural History of America’s Weirdest State. New York: Thomas Dunne Books (a division of St. Martin’s Press), forthcoming Fall 2018.

(27) James D. Wright, Lost Souls: Manners and Morals in Contemporary American Society. The Seven Deadly Sins in a Secular World. New York and London: Routledge Publishers, forthcoming 2018.

(26) James D. Wright, The Global Enterprise: Social Scientists and Their Work around the World.
New York and London: Routledge Publishers. Forthcoming 2018.

(25) Joshua Zhang and James D. Wright, Violence, Periodization and Definition of the Cultural Revolution: A Case Study of Two Deaths by the Red Guards. Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill,  2018. Pp. xiii + 279.

(24) James D. Wright, Social Problems, Social Issues, Social Science: The Society Papers. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2016, Pp. xii + 300.

(23) James D. Wright, Editor in Chief, The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volumes 1-26. Amsterdam and London: Elsevier Publishing Company, 2015. Front matter plus 23,185 pages.

(22) James D. Wright and Amy M. Donley, Poor and Homeless in the Sunshine State: Down and Out in Theme Park Nation. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2011, pp. xii + 323.

(21) Peter V. Marsden and James D. Wright (editors), The Handbook of Survey Research, Second Edition. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2010, pp. 887.

(20) Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer Wesely, James D. Wright, and Elizabeth Mustaine, Hard Lives, Means Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women. Boston, MA: University Press of New England (Northeastern University Press Series on Gender, Crime and Law), 2010, pp. 193.

(19) Steven L. Nock, Laura A. Sanchez, and James D. Wright. Covenant Marriage: The Movement to Reclaim Tradition in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2008, pp. xv +193.

(18) Jim Wright, Fixin’ to Git: One Fan’s Love Affair with NASCAR’s Winston Cup. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2002, pp. 305. Paperback edition issued 2003. Audio-book version issued 2013 by Audible, a Division of Amazon.Com.

(17) James D. Wright, Beth Rubin and Joel Devine, Beside the Golden Door: Policy, Politics and the Homeless. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1998. Pp. xix + 238.

(16) Donald C. Kaminsky and James D. Wright, The Experience of Project Alternatives: Comprehensive Community-Based Primary Health Care Services for Children “in” and “of” the Streets of Tegucigalpa and Their Families. Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Proyecto Alternativos, 1996.

(15) Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright, In the Line of Fire: Youth, Guns, and Violence in Urban America. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter Publishing Co., 1995. Pp. xii + 180.

(14) James D. Wright and Joel A. Devine, Drugs as a Social Problem. New York: Harper Collins, 1994. Pp. iv + 112.

(13) Joel A. Devine and James D. Wright, The Greatest of Evils: Urban Poverty and the American Underclass. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter Publishing Company, 1993. Pp. xxvii + 236.

(12) James D. Wright, Address Unknown: The Homeless in America. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter Publishing Co., 1989. Pp. xvii + 170. Translated into Japanese and published in Tokyo, March, 1993, by arrangement with Aldine de Gruyter. Re-issued with a new Author’s Introduction by Transaction Publishers, March, 2009.

(11) James D. Wright and Eleanor Weber, Homelessness and Health. Preface by Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Washington, DC: McGraw Hill Publishing Company, 1987. Pp. 169.

(10) Richard F. Hamilton and James D. Wright, The State of the Masses. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter Publishing Co., 1986. Pp. xii + 470. Reissued as The State of the Masses: Sources of Discontent, Change and Stability by Transaction Publishers, February 2008.

(9) James D. Wright and Peter H. Rossi, Armed and Considered Dangerous: A Survey of Felons and Their Firearms. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine Publishing Co., 1986. Pp. xvi + 247. Second expanded edition published by Aldine de Gruyter, 1994. Reissued with a new introduction by Aldine Transaction Publishers, 2008.

(8) James D. Wright, Peter H. Rossi, and Kathleen Daly, Under the Gun: Weapons, Crime, and Violence in America. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1983. Pp. xviii + 342.

(7) Peter H. Rossi, James D. Wright, and Andy B. Anderson (eds.) The Handbook of Survey Research. New York: Academic Press, 1983. Pp. xvi + 755.

(6) Peter H. Rossi, James D. Wright, Eleanor Weber Burdin, and Joseph Pereira. Victims of the Environment: Loss from Natural Hazards in the United States, 1970 1980. New York: Plenum Press, 1983. Pp. xvii + 238.

(5) Peter H. Rossi, James D. Wright, and Eleanor Weber Burdin, Natural Hazards and Public Choice: The State and Local Politics of Hazard Mitigation. New York: Academic Press, 1982. Pp. xvi + 337.

(4) James D. Wright and Peter H. Rossi (editors), Social Science and Natural Hazards. Cambridge, MA: Abt Books, 1981. Pp. ix + 203.

(3) James D. Wright, Peter H. Rossi, Sonia R. Wright, and Eleanor Weber Burdin, After The Cleanup: Long Range Effects of Natural Disasters. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1979. Pp. 230.

(2) James D. Wright, The Dissent of the Governed: Alienation and Democracy in America. New York: Academic Press, 1976. Pp. x + 329.

(1) Richard F. Hamilton and James D. Wright, New Directions in Political Sociology. Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs Merrill, 1975. Pp. 50.

Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Major Essays, Published Reports

2018

(200)  “Food waste and the Food-Energy-Water Nexus: A Review of Food Waste Management Alternatives” (with Debra R. Reinhart, Christopher Hawkins, and Amir M. Motlagh). Waste Management (forthcoming 2018).

(199) “Home Delivered Meals to Seniors: A Critical Review of the Literature” (with Amy M Donley, Marie C. Gualtieri, and Sara M. Strickhouser). Forthcoming in Home Healthcare Now, May-June 2018.

2017

(198) “’I Stopped Shooting Up When I Got Married:’ Desistance, Crime and Love” (with Rachel Rayburn). Deviant Behavior.  https://doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2017.1410610.

(197) “The Health of the Homeless” (with Amy M. Donley). Sociology Compass, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12550. Published online 21 November 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/ doi/10.1111/soc4.12550/full

(196) “How Stable is the Condition of Family Homelessness?” (with Amy M. Donley, Denise Crisalfi and Alyssa Mullin). Society 54:1 (February): 46-55.

2016

(195) “The Homeless.” Published electronically in Essential Concepts in Sociology by J. Michael Ryan (editor).  New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

(194) “Food Deserts: What is the Problem? What is the Solution?” (with Amy M. Donley, Marie C. Gualtieri and Sara M. Strickhouser). Society 53(2): 171-181.

2015

(193) “How Much Are Floridians Willing to Pay for Protecting Sea Turtles from Sea Level Rise?” (I am fourth among six authors of this paper). Environmental Management August 30, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-015-0590-1

(192) “Exploring Boaters’ Environmental Views for a Marine Conservation Campaign” (with Denise DeLorme and Lindsay Neuberger. Applied Environmental Education and Communication 14:1 (2015): 33-42.

(191) “Food Insecurity among Older Adults, 2015 Update: Final Report” (with Sara M. Strickhouser and Amy M. Donley). Washington, DC: AARP Foundation, 2015. Pp. 127. Available at: http://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/aarp_foundation/2015-PDFs/AF-Food-Insecurity-2015Update-Final-Report.pdf

(190) Editor’s “Introduction” to the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition. Oxford: Elsevier, 2015: pp. i – xii (all 26 volumes).

(189) “Guns and Criminals” (with Rachel Rayburn). Pp. 457-461 in James Wright (editor in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Volume 10. Oxford: Elsevier (2015).

(188) “Applied Social Research, History of” (with Sara M. Strickhouser). Pp. 850-857 in James Wright (editor in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Volume 1. Oxford: Elsevier (2015).

(187) “Violence, criminalization, and the homeless” (with Amy M. Donley). Pp. 111-115 in James Wright (editor in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Volume 25. Oxford: Elsevier (2015).

(186) “Street Children: Cultural Concerns” (with Betsy Swart). Pp. 533-538 in James Wright (editor in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Volume 23. Oxford: Elsevier (2015).

(185) “Investing in Engagement: Volunteerism and Charitable Giving among Millennials” (with Sara Strickhouser and Jessica Kleinberger). Ch. 6 (pp. 61 – 74) in Thomas Bryer (ed), How Service and Volunteerism is Reshaping our Civic and Community Health (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books), 2015.

2014

(184) “The Experience of Food Insecurity: An AARP/UCF Survey of Adult Floridians” (with Amy M. Donley, Sara Strickhouser and Jennifer Sauer). Washington DC: AARP Research Foundation, 2014. Pp. 39.

(183) “’How Can We Stay Sober?” Homeless Women’s Experience in a Substance Abuse Treatment Center: A Research Note,” by Joanna Eisele, Candice Campanaro, Drew Baird, Thomas Hall, and James D. Wright. Society 51: 4 (2014), pp. 404-407.

(182) “The NASCAR Paradox.” Chapter 1 (pp. 3-23) in Mark D. Howell and John D. Miller (eds.), Motorsports and American Culture: From Demolition Derbies to NASCAR. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

(181) “Agency Resistance to Outcome Measurement: Sources, Concerns and Solutions” (with Sara Strickhouser). Journal of Applied Social Science. 2014: 1-10.

2012

(180) “Safer Outside: A Qualitative Exploration of Homeless People’s Resistance to Homeless Shelters” (with Amy M. Donley). Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice 12:4 (2012), pp. 288-306.

(179) “Crime, Punishment and Social Disorder: Crime Rates and Trends in Public Opinion Over More than Three Decades” (with Jana L. Jasinski and Drew N. Lanier). Chapter 6 (pp. 146-173) in Peter V. Marsden (ed), Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012.

(178) “Death, Drugs and Disaster: Mortality among New Orleans’ Homeless” (with Rachel Rayburn and Heili Pals. Care Management Journals 13:1 (2012), pp. 8-18.

(177) “Rap and the Glorification of Guns and Violence in Inner City Youth Culture” (with Ashish Patel). Ch. 12 (pp. 223-247 in Dee Wood Harper, Lydia Voigt, and William E. Thornton (eds), Violence: Do We Know it When We See It? A Reader (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press), 2012.

2011

(176) “Relocating the Homeless – Or Not!” Pp. 134-139 in Kathleen Korgen, Jonathon M. White, and Shelley K. White (eds), Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change and Social Justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press/Sage Publications, 2011.

(175) “Public Housing” (with Jessica Pardee) (major rewrite and update of [147, 159]). In George Ritzer (ed), Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume 10. New York: Blackwell, 2011 (Winter 2010-2011 update).

2010

(174) “Fiery Wives and Icy Husbands: Premarital Counseling and Covenant Marriage as Buffers against Effects of Childhood Abuse on Gendered Marital Communication?” (with Kristy M. Krivickas, Laura A. Sanchez, and Catherine T. Kenney), Social Science Research 39:5 (September, 2010), pp. 700-714.

(173) “Poverty among the U.S. Elderly under ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Poverty Definitions.” Care Management Journals 11:3 (2010), pp. 201- 204.

(172) “Sobering Up on the Streets: Homeless Men in Alcoholics Anonymous” (with Rachel Rayburn), Society 47:4 (July-August, 2010), pp. 333- 336.

(171) “Surveys in Applied Social Research” (with Timothy P. Johnson). Ch. 27 in Marsden and Wright (eds), The Handbook of Survey Research, Second Edition. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2010, pp. 813-835.

(170) “Survey Research and Social Science: History, Current Practice and Future Prospects” (with Peter V. Marsden). Ch. 1 in Marsden and Wright (eds), The Handbook of Survey Research, Second Edition. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2010, pp. 3 – 25.

(169) “The New Homeless Revisited” (with Barrett A. Lee and Kimberly A. Tyler). Annual Review of Sociology 36 (2010), pp. 501- 522.

2009

(168) “The Founding Fathers of Sociology: Francis Galton, Adolphe Quetelet, and Charles Booth; Or: What Do People You Probably Never Heard of Have to Do with the Foundations of Sociology?” Journal of Applied Social Science 3:2 (Fall, 2009): 63-72.

(167) “Never Pick a Fight with an Ugly Person, They’ve Got Nothing to Lose” (with Rachel Rayburn). Society 46:4 (2009), p. 347-349.

(166) “From the Inside Out: Efforts by Homeless Women to Disrupt Cycles of Crime and Violence” (with Jennifer Wesely). Women and Criminal Justice 19:1 (2009): 217-234.

(165) “Not Much New Under the Sun: Introduction to the Transaction Edition” of Address Unknown: The Homeless in America. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2009, pp. xi – xlii.

(164) “Crime, Criminals and Guns” (with Nicholas E. Libby). Culture and Civilization 1:1 (March 2009), pp. 143 – 164.

(163) “Covenant Marriage and the Sanctification of Gendered Marital Roles” (with Elizabeth Baker, Laura Sanchez, and Steven L. Nock). Journal of Family Issues 30: 147-178.

(162) “Influence of Automatic Firearms on the Presence of Multiple Victims of Violence: A Research Note” (with Nicholas E. Libby). Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 25:1 (February 2009), pp. 89-105.

(161) “Ten Reasons Why University-Community Partnerships Turn Sour and Some Thoughts on How to Avoid Them.” Journal of Applied Social Science 3:1 (Spring, 2009), pp. 7-17.

(160) “Homeless Men in Alcoholics Anonymous: Barriers to Achieving and Maintaining Sobriety” (with Rachel Rayburn). Journal of Applied Social Science 3:1 (Spring, 2009), pp. 55-70.

(159) “Public Housing” (with Delores Forbes-Edelen and Jessica Pardee). In George Ritzer (ed), Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume 10. New York: Blackwell, 2009. Updated and rewritten version of (147) below.

(158) “Housing Policy” (with Kevin F. Gotham). Ch. 25 (pp. 401- 420) in James Midgley and Michelle Livermore (eds), The Handbook of Social Policy , Second Edition (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 2009) [ major update and revision of (129) below].

2008

(157) “Shelter Life for Homeless Men: Risk or Respite” (with Amy Donley). Chapter 4 in Robert McNamara (ed.), Homelessness in America, Volume 1, “Faces of Homelessness.” Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2008: pp. 43-60.

(156) “Elderly Homelessness: A Growing Concern” (with Amy Donley and Tracy L. Dietz). Chapter 12 in Robert McNamara (ed.), Homelessness in America, Volume 1, “Faces of Homelessness.” Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2008: pp. 175-188.

(155) “Housing Policy, the Low Income Housing Crisis, and the Problem of Homelessness” (with Amy Donley and Kevin F. Gotham). Chapter 2 in Robert McNamara (ed.), Homelessness in America, Volume 2, “Causes of Homelessness.” Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2008: pp. 31-48.

(154) “Cleaning Up the Streets: Community Efforts to Combat Homelessness by Criminalizing Homeless Behaviors” (with Amy Donley). Chapter 6 in Robert McNamara (ed.), Homelessness in America, Volume 3, “Solutions to Homelessness.” Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2008: pp. 75-92.
(153) “Attitudes toward Gay Marriage in States undergoing Marriage Law Transformation” (with Stacey M. Brumbaugh , Laura A. Sanchez, and Steven L. Nock). Journal of Marriage and Family 70:2 (May 2008), pp. 345-359.

(152) “Plus ça change, plus c’est la meme chose!” (with Nicholas Libby). Introduction to the Aldine Transaction Edition of Armed and Considered Dangerous: A Survey of Felons and Their Firearms. New Brunswick, NJ: Trans-ACTION Books, 2008, pp. xxix-xlv.

(151) “For Richer or for Poorer: The Impact of State Level Legislation on Marriage, Divorce and Other Outcomes” (with Amy M. Donley). Sociological Spectrum 28:2 (March, 2008), pp. 133-159.

(150) “Safety of Upper Room Ultraviolet Germicidal Air Disinfection for Room Occupants: Results from the Tuberculosis Ultraviolet Shelter Study and a Review of the Literature” (with nine co-authors). Public Health Reports 123:1 (January-February, 2008), pp. 52 – 60.

2007

(149) “Determinants of Resident Autonomy in Assisted Living Facilities: A Review of the Literature” (with Elzbieta Sikorska-Simmons). Journal of Long-Term Home Health Care 25:4 (Winter, 2007), pp. 187-193.

(148) “Childhood Victimization as a Precursor to Violence among Adult Homeless Women” (with Jana Jasinski, Jennifer Wesely and Elizabeth Mustaine.” Ch. 11 (pp. 182-195) in Barbara A. Arrighi and David J. Maume (eds), Child Poverty in America Today, Volume 1: Families and Children. New York: Praeger, 2007.

(147) “Public Housing” (with Delores Forbes-Edelen). Pp. 3707–11 in George Ritzer (ed), Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume 10. New York: Blackwell, 2007.

2006

(146) “Links between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Quality, Stability, and Divorce: A Comparison of Covenant versus Standard Marriages” (with Susan L. Brown, Laura Ann Sanchez and Steven L. Nock). Social Science Research 35:2 (June 2006), pp. 454-470.

2005

(145) “The Graying of America: Implications for Health Professionals.” Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 23:4 (Winter, 2005), pp. 178-184. Co-published simultaneously in Care Management Journals 6:4 (Winter 2005).

(144) “Age and Gender Differences and Predictors of Victimization of the Older Homeless” (with Tracy Dietz). Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect 17:1 (November 2005), pp. 37-60.

(143) “Victimization of the Elderly Homeless” (with Tracy Dietz). Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 23:1 (2005), pp. 15-21. Co-published simultaneously in Care Management Journals 6:1 (Spring 2005), pp. 15-21.

(142) “The Pertinence of Partners: Examining Intersections between Women’s Homelessness and their Adult Relationships” (with Jennifer Wesely). American Behavioral Scientist 48:8 (April 2005), pp. 1082-1101.

(141) “Homelessness and the Politics of Social Exclusion.” Editor’s Introduction to a Special Issue of the American Behavioral Scientist 48:8 (April 2005), pp. 925-927.
2003

(140) “Covenant Marriage Turns 5 Years Old” (with Laura Sanchez, Julia C. Wilson, and Steven L. Nock). Michigan Journal of Gender and Law 10:1 (2003), pp.169-188.

(139) “The Pros and Cons of Covenant Marriage as a Legal Intervention to Strengthen American Marriage” (with Laura Sanchez and Steven L. Nock). Pp. 26-31 in Vision 2003: Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations. Minneapolis: National Council on Family Relations, 2003.

(138) “A Walk between Two Worlds.” Author’s essay introducing the paperback edition of Fixin’ to Git: One Fan’s Love Affair with NASCAR’s Winston Cup. Published on the Duke University Press home page: http://www.dukeupress.edu/books/fixintogit/

2002

(137) “Racial and Ethnic Identity of Older Adults Residing in Assisted Living Facilities in Central Florida” (with Tracy L. Dietz). Case Management Journals 3:4 (Summer 2002), pp. 185-191. Published simultaneously in Journal of Long Term Health Care 20:4 (Summer, 2002).

(136) “Attitudes About Covenant Marriage and Divorce: Policy Implications from a Three-State Comparison” (with Alan J. Hawkins, Steven L. Nock, Julia C. Wilson, and Laura Sanchez). Family Relations 51 (2002), pp. 166-175.

(135) “Setting the Clock Forward or Back? Covenant Marriage and the ‘Divorce Revolution’” (with Laura Sanchez, Steven L. Nock, and Constance T. Gager). Journal of Family Issues 23:1 (January, 2002), pp. 91-120.

2001

(134) “The Implementation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana” (with Laura Sanchez, Steve Nock, Jessica Pardee and Marcel Ionescu). Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 9:1 (Fall, 2001), pp. 192-223.

(133) “Public Policy Analysis” (revised version of [82] below). In Edgar F. Borgotta (ed), The Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition (Detroit :Macmillan Reference), 2001.

2000

(132) “Going Armed in the School Zone” (with Timothy Brezina), Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy 15:4 (Winter, 2000), pp. 82-87.

(131) “Small Towns, Mass Society, and the 21st Century.” Society 38:1 (November-December, 2000), 3 – 10. Lead essay in a symposium issue on “21st Century Living Spaces.”

(130) “Street Children’s Drawings: Windows into Their Life Circumstances and Aspirations” (with Margaret DiCarlo, Judith Gibbons, Donald Kaminsky, and Deborah Stiles). International Social Work 43:1 (January, 2000), pp. 107-120.

(129) “Housing Policy” (with Kevin Gotham). Chapter 17 (pp. 237 – 255) in James Midgley, Martin B. Tracy and Michelle Livermore (eds), The Handbook of Social Policy (Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 2000).

(128) “Ultraviolet Upper Room Air Disinfection for Tuberculosis Control: An Epidemiological Trial” (with nine co-authors), Journal of Healthcare Safety, Compliance, and Infection Control 4:3 (March, 2000), pp. 123-131.

1999

(127) “The ‘Guns-Crime’ Connection” (with Teri Vail). Chapter 21 (pp. 577 – 599) in Joseph F. Sheley (ed), Criminology: A Contemporary Handbook, Third Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co.

(126) “America’s Divorce Problem” (with Steve Nock and Laura Sanchez). Society 36:4 (May-June, 1999), pp. 43-52.

(125) “The Campus Affiliates Program: Universities Respond to Troubled Times” (with Sarah Kreutziger, Richard Ager, and Evelyn Harrell). American Behavioral Scientist 42:5 (February, 1999): 827-839.

1998

(124) “High School Youth, Weapons and Violence: A National Survey” (with Joseph Sheley). National Institute of Justice Research in Brief. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice, pp. 7.

(123) “Les Sans-Domicile aux Etats-Unis: Lecons Tirees de Quinze Annees de Recherche” (“Homelessness in America: What We Have Learned From Fifteen Years of Research”) (with Beth Rubin). Societes Contemporaines 30 (April, 1998), pp. 35 – 66.

1997

(122) “Substance Use among Street Children in Honduras” (with Martha Wittig and Donald C. Kaminsky). Substance Use and Misuse 32: 7&8 (June, 1997), pp. 805-827.

(121) “Losing the Housing Game: The Leveling Effects of Substance Abuse” (with Joel A. Devine). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (January 1998).

(120) “Health Behavior among the Homeless and the Poor” (with Laurie M. Joyner). Ch. 10 (pp. 199-227) in David S. Gochman (ed), Handbook of Health Behavior Research, Volume III. New York: Plenum Publishers, 1997.

(119) “Evaluating an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program for the Homeless: An Econometric Approach” (with Joel A. Devine and Charles J. Brody). Evaluation and Program Planning 20:2 (1997): 205 – 215.

1996

(118) “Reliability and Validity of the Addiction Severity Index among Homeless Substance Misusers” (with Laurie M. Joyner and Joel A. Devine). Substance Use and Misuse 31:6 (1996), pp. 729-751.

(117) “On Counting the Homeless: A Cautionary Tale.” Jobs and Capital, Spring, 1996.

(116) “Effects of High School Work Experience a Decade Later: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey” (with Rhoda V. Carr and Charles J. Brody). Sociology of Education 69:1 (January 1996), pp. 66-81.

1995

(115) “Health and Social Conditions of Street Children” (with Donald Kaminsky and Martha Wittig). Chapter IV-17 (pp. 570-575) in H. M. Wallace, K. Giri, and C. Serrano (eds), Health Care of Women and Children in Developing Countries, Second Edition. Oakland, CA: Third Party Publishing Company, 1995.

(114) “Tracking Non-Traditional Populations in Longitudinal Studies” (with Tupper Lampton Allen and Joel A. Devine.) Evaluation and Program Planning 18:3 (1995), pp. 267-277.

(113) “An Evaluation of an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program for Homeless Substance Abusers” (with Joel A. Devine and Charles J. Brody). Evaluation Review 19:6 (December, 1995), pp. 620-645.

(112) “Factors that Interact with Treatment to Predict Outcomes in Substance Abuse Programs for the Homeless” (with Joel A. Devine). Journal of Addictive Diseases 14:4 (December, 1995), pp. 169-181.

(111) “Housing Dynamics of the Homeless: Implications for a Census” (with Joel Devine). American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 65:3 (July, 1995): 320-329.

(110) “Gang Organization, Gang Criminal Activity, and Individual Gang Members’ Criminal Behavior” (with Joseph F. Sheley, Joshua Zhang, and Charles J. Brody). Social Science Quarterly 76:1 (March, 1995), pp. 53-68.

(109) “Ten Essential Observations on Guns in America.” Society 32:3 (March-April, 1995), pp. 63-68.

(108) “Weapon Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples” (with Joseph F. Sheley and Zina T. McGee). Rockville, MD: National Criminal Justice Reference Service, 1995, pp. 1-13.

1994

(107) “Issues in Implementing a Randomized Experiment in a Field Setting” (with Joel A. Devine and Laurie M. Joyner). New Directions for Program Evaluation 63 (Fall, 1994), pp. 27-40.

(106) “Sociological Applications of Fuzzy Classification Analysis” (with Joshua Zhang and Charlie Brody). Applied Behavioral Science Review 2:2 (1994), pp. 171-186.

(105) “Women and Handguns: Evidence from National Surveys, 1973-1991” (with Joseph Sheley, Charles J. Brody, and Marjorie Williams). Social Science Research 23:3 (September,1994), 219 – 235.

(104) “Guns, Crime, and Violence.” Chapter 21 (pp. 495-513) in Joseph F. Sheley (ed), Criminology: A Contemporary Handbook, Second Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1994.

(103) “Preface to the Expanded Edition.” Pp. ix-xx in Armed and Considered Dangerous, Expanded Edition (Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter), 1994.

(102) “Poverty among the Elderly” (with Joel A. Devine). Pride Institute Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 13:1 (1994). pp. 5 – 16.

(101) “Is Mental Illness a Cause of Homelessness? No.” Chapter 6 (pp. 95-104) in Stuart A. Kirk and Susan D. Einbinder (eds), Controversial Issues in Mental Health (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1994).

1993

(100) “Motivations for Gun Possession and Carrying among Serious Juvenile Offenders” (with Joseph F. Sheley). Behavioral Sciences and the Law 11 (1993): pp. 375-388.

(99) “Gun Acquisition and Possession in Selected Juvenile Samples” (with Joseph F. Sheley). NIJ Research in Brief (Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice), December, 1993. Pp. 1 – 11.

(98) “Street Children in North and Latin America: Preliminary Data from Proyecto Alternativos in Tegucigalpa and Some Comparisons with the U.S. Case” (with Martha Wittig and Donald C. Kaminsky). Studies in Comparative International Development 28: 2 (Summer,1993), pp. 81-92.

(97) “Well-Being and Motherhood: Effects of Preschool Age Children on the Satisfactions and Experiences of Working Women and Housewives” (with Arna Seal and Joseph Sheley). Sociological Spectrum 13:3 (1993), pp. 325 – 342.

(96) “The New Orleans Homeless Substance Abusers Program” (with Joel Devine and Neil Eddington). Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 10: 3-4 (1993), pp. 51-64.

(95) “The Homeless: Issues and Controversies.” In C. Calhoun and G. Ritzer (eds), Introduction to Social Problems. New York: McGraw Hill, 1993, pp. 18.

(94) “Homeless Children: Two Years Later.” American Journal of Diseases of Children 147 (May, 1993), pp. 518-519.

(93) “Family Backgrounds and the Substance-Abusive Homeless: The New Orleans Experience” (with Joel Devine). The Community Psychologist 26:2 (Spring 1993), pp. 35-37.

(92) “Health and Social Conditions of Street Children in Honduras” (with Donald Kaminsky and Martha Wittig). American Journal of Diseases of Children 147 (March, 1993), pp. 279-283.

1992

(91) “Kids, Guns and Killing Fields” (with Joseph Sheley and M. Dwayne Smith). Society 30:1 (November-December 1992), pp. 84 – 89.

(90) “Teenage Violence and the Urban Underclass” (with Joseph Sheley). Peace Review 4:3 (Summer, 1992), pp. 32 – 35.

(89) “Unhousing the Urban Poor: The Reagan Legacy” (with Beth Rubin and Joel Devine). Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 19:1 (March, 1992), pp. 111-147.

(88) “The United States Census Effort to Count the Homeless: An Assessment of Street Enumeration Procedures During ‘S-Night’ in New Orleans” (with Joel Devine). Journal of Official Statistics 8:2 (1992), pp. 211 – 222.

(87) “Counting the Homeless: The Census Bureau’s ‘S-Night’ in Five US Cities” (with Joel A. Devine). Evaluation Review 16:4 (August, 1992), pp. 355 – 364.

(86) “Counting the Homeless: S-Night in New Orleans” (with Joel A. Devine). Evaluation Review 16:4 (August, 1992), pp. 409 – 417.

(85) “Gun Violence in and Around Inner-City Schools” (with Joseph Sheley and Zina McGee.) American Journal of Diseases of Children 146 (June, 1992), pp. 677-682.

(84) “Capital Punishment and Public Opinion in the Post-Furman Era: Trends and Analyses” (with M. Dwayne Smith). Sociological Spectrum 12:2 (1992), pp. 127 – 144.

(83) “The Chronicity of Poverty: Evidence from the PSID, 1968 – 1987” (with J. A. Devine and M. Plunkett). Social Forces 70:3 (March 1992), pp. 787-812.

(82) “Public Policy Analysis.” Pp. 1571 – 1576 in Edgar and Marie Borgatta (eds), The Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume III (New York: Macmillan, 1992).

1991

(81) “Methodological Issues in Evaluating the National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” New Directions for Program Evaluation (Special Issue on Evaluating Programs for the Homeless) 52 (Winter, 1991), pp. 61 – 73.

(80) “The Great American Gun War: Some Policy Implications of the Felon Study” (with Peter H. Rossi). In L. Nisbet (ed), The Gun Control Debate: You Decide (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1991).

(79) “Assessment of the Street Enumeration Procedures during the Census ‘Shelter and Street Night’ in New Orleans” (with Joel Devine). Proceedings of the 1991 Annual Research Conference (Washington, DC: US Bureau of the Census, 1991), pp. 121 – 131.

(78) “Health and the Homeless Teenager: Evidence from the National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” Journal of Health and Social Policy 2:4 (1991), pp. 15 – 35.

(77) “No Fixed Address: The Nature of Homelessness in Contemporary America” (with Joel Devine). National Social Science Journal 3:2 (Spring, 1991), pp. 53-68.

(76) “Is Homelessness a Housing Problem?” (with Beth Rubin). Housing Policy Debate 2:3 (1991), pp. 937 – 956.

(75) “Hypertension Management in Health Care for the Homeless Clinics: Results from a Survey” (with Kraig Kinchen). American Journal of Public Health 81:9 (September 1991), pp. 1163 – 1165.

(74) “Popular Science, Social Science, Metaphor, and Deception.” Society 28:5 (July-August 1991), pp. 81-84.

(73) “Children in and of the Streets: Health, Social Policy, and the Homeless Young.” American Journal of Diseases of Children 145:5 (May 1991), pp. 516 -519.

(72) “Poverty, Homelessness, Health, Nutrition, and Children.” Chapter 4 (pp. 71 – 103) in Julee Kryder-Coe, Lester Salamon and Janice Molnar (eds), Homeless Children and Youth: A New American Dilemma. New Brunswick, NJ: Trans-ACTION Books, 1991.

1990

(71) “Poor People, Poor Health: The Health Status of the Homeless.” Journal of Social Issues 46:4 (1990), pp. 49 – 64.

(70) “The National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” Pp. 14 – 18 in US House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Health Care for the Homeless. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1990.

(69) “Sociology’s Pomposity and Utility.” ASA Footnotes 18:10 (December, 1990), p. 5.

(68) “The Health of Homeless People: Evidence from the National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” Chapter Two (pp. 15 – 31) in Phillip W. Brickner et al. (eds), Under the Safety Net: The Health and Social Welfare of the Homeless in the United States. New York: W. W. Norton and Co., 1990.

(67) “Guns and Crime.” Chapter 21 (pp. 441 – 457) in Joseph F. Sheley (ed), Criminology: A Contemporary Handbook. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1990.

(66) “Minimum Wage, Maximum Hokum” (with Joel Devine). Society 27:5 (July-August, 1990): 50-54.

(65) “Homelessness is Not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things.” Child and Youth Services 14:1 (1990), pp. 65 – 88.

1989

(64) “Homelessness in the 1990s.” In Elizabeth Watkins (ed), National Conference on Health Care for Homeless Mothers, Children, and Youth: Proceedings. (Washington, DC: Public Health Service, 1989), pp. 11 – 20.

(63) “Address Unknown: Homelessness in Contemporary America.” Society 26:6 (September-October, 1989): 45 – 53.

(62) “The Urban Homeless: A Portrait of Urban Dislocation” (with Peter H. Rossi). Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 501 (January, 1989), pp. 132 – 142.

1988

(61) “Survey Research and Social Policy.” Evaluation Review 12:6 (December, 1988), pp. 595 – 606.

(60) “Health Care for the Homeless: The Challenge to States and Local Communities.” Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, Assisting the Homeless: State and Local Responses in an Era of Limited Resources (Washington, DC: ACIR, November, 1988), pp. 129 – 139.

(59) “Determinants of Benefit-Program Participation among the Urban Homeless: Results from a 16 City Study” (with Eleanor Weber). Evaluation Review 12:4 (August, 1988), pp. 376 – 395.

(58) “The Worthy and Unworthy Homeless.” Society 25:5 (July-August 1988), pp. 64 – 69.

(57) “The Mentally Ill Homeless: What is Myth and What is Fact?” Social Problems 35:2 (April, 1988), pp. 182 – 191.

(56) “Second Thoughts about Gun Control.” The Public Interest 91 (Spring, 1988), pp. 23 – 39.

1987

(55) “The Urban Homeless: Estimating Composition and Size” (with Peter Rossi, Gene Fisher, and Georgia Willis). Science 235: 4794 (13 March 1987), pp. 1336 – 1341.

(54) “Ailments and Alcohol: Health Status among the Drinking Homeless” (with Janet Knight, Eleanor Weber-Burdin, and Julie Lam). Alcohol Health and Research World 11:3 (Spring, 1987), pp. 22 – 27.

(53) “Effects of Homelessness on the Physical Well-Being of Children, Families, and Youth.” Pp. 73 – 85 in The Crisis in Homelessness: Effects on Children and Families. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office (24 February 1987).

“The Determinants of Homelessness” (with Peter Rossi). Health Affairs 6:1 (Spring, 1987), pp. 19 – 32.

(51) “Homelessness and the Low Income Housing Supply” (with Julie Lam) Social Policy 17:4 (Spring, 1987), pp. 48 – 53.

(50) “Homelessness and Health: Effects of Lifestyle on Physical Well-being among Homeless People in New York City” (with seven co-authors). Pp. 41 – 72 in M. Lewis and J. Miller (eds.), Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Volume 4. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

(49) “The National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” Ch. 9 (pp. 150 – 169) in Bingham, Green and White (eds.), The Homeless in Contemporary Society. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

(48) Alcohol Abuse in the National “Health Care for the Homeless” Client Population (with Janet Knight). Washington, DC: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (April, 1987), pp. 58.

1986

(47) “The armed criminal in America.” National Institute of Justice, Research in Brief. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice (November, 1986), pp. 1 – 5.

(46) “The Johnson Pew `Health Care for the Homeless’ Program.” Pp. 25 – 29 in Friedner Wittman (ed.), The Homeless with Alcohol Related Problems: A Conference Report (Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism).

1985

(45) “Social science research and the politics of gun control” (with Peter H. Rossi). Chapter 13 (pp. 311 – 332) in L. Shotland and M. Mark (eds.), Social Science and Social Policy. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

(44) James D. Wright and Peter H. Rossi, The Armed Criminal in America: A Survey of Incarcerated Felons. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Pp. vi + 52.

1984

(43) “Evaluation Research: An Assessment” (with Peter Rossi). Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 10, 331 352.

(42) “The ownership of firearms for reasons of self defense.” Chapter 11 (pp. 301 327) in Don B. Kates, Jr. (ed.), Firearms and Violence: Issues of Public Policy. New York: Ballinger.

1983

(41) “Sample surveys: History, current practice, and future prospects” (with Peter Rossi and Andy Anderson). Chapter 1 (pp. 1 20) in Rossi, Wright, and Anderson (eds.), The Handbook of Survey Research. New York: Academic Press.

(40) “Victimization by natural hazards in the United States, 1970 1980: Survey estimates” (with Peter H. Rossi and others). International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 1983: 467-482.

1982

(39) “Statistical issues in the analysis of nutritional intake data” (with Andy Anderson). Pp. 144 160 in V. A. Beal and M. J. Laus (eds.), Proceedings of the Symposium on Dietary Data Collection: Analysis and Significance. Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin #675. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

(38) “Weapons, crime and violence in America” (with Peter Rossi). Pp. 125 199 in Federal Regula¬tion of Firearms: A Report. (Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress.) Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office.

(37) “Did job satisfaction really drop during the 1970’s?” (with Anthony Chelte and Curt Tausky). Monthly Labor Review 105:11 (November, 1982), 33 36.

1981

(36) “Public opinion and gun control: a comparison of results from two recent national surveys.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 455 (May, 1981), 24 39.

(35) “Political disaffection.” Pp. 1 79 in S. Long (ed.), The Handbook of Political Behavior, Vol. IV. New York: Plenum Publishing Co.

(34) “The college educated blue collar worker” (with Richard Hamilton). Pp. 285 335 in R. Simpson and I. Simpson (eds.), Research in the Sociology of Work: A Research Annual. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

(33) “The politics of natural disaster: state and local elites” (with Peter Rossi). Pp. 45 67 in Social Science and Natural Hazards (Cambridge, MA: Abt Books).

(32) “Assessment of Research on Natural Hazards reassessed in light of SADRI’s disaster research program” (with Peter Rossi and Sonia Wright). Pp. 143 159 in Social Science and Natural Hazards (ibid).

(31) James D. Wright and Peter H. Rossi, Weapons, Crime, and Violence in America. Vol. I: Executive Summary (pp. 41). Vol. II: A Literature Review and Research Agenda (with Kathleen Daly and Eleanor Weber Burdin) (pp. 592). Vol. III: An Annotated Class¬ified Bibliography (with Huey Chen, Kathleen Daly, and Joe Periera) (pp. 250). Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office.

(30) Weapons Policies: A Survey of Police Department Practices concerning Weapons and Related Issues (with Eleanor Weber Burdin, Peter Rossi, and Kathy Daly). Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice.

(29) TVA Program Evaluation Handbook (with Andy Anderson). Knoxville, TN: Tennessee Valley Authority. Pp. 69.

1980

(28) “The State and Local Politics of Seismic Hazard.” Pp. 193 – 201 in J. Eisenberg (ed), The Social and Economic Impact of Earthquakes on Utility Lifelines. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1980.

(27) “Survey research” (with Peter Rossi and Thomas Juravich). Pp. 954 971 in The Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980.

1979

(26) “Local elites and city hall: the case of natural disaster risk mitigation policy” (with William Diggins and Peter Rossi). Social Science Quarterly 60:2 (September, 1979), 203 217.

(25) “Social cleavage and party affiliation revisited: a comparison of West Germany and the United States” (with Dan Holub). Sociology and Social Research 63:4 (July, 1979), 671 697.

(24) “Education and job attitudes among blue collar workers” (with Richard Hamilton). Sociology of Work and Occupations 6:1 (February, 1979), 59 83.

(23) “The transformations of the class structure” (with Richard Hamilton). In M. Zeitlin (ed.), American Society, Inc. Chicago: Markham (1979).

1978

(22) “Effects of work scheduling on time income tradeoffs” (with Fred Best). Social Forces 57:1 (September, 1978), 136 153.

(21) “Work satisfaction and age: some evidence for the `job change’ hypothesis” (with Richard Hamilton). Social Forces 56:4 (June, 1978), 1140 1158.

(20) “The theory and practice of applied social research” (with Peter Rossi and Sonia Wright). Evaluation Quarterly 2:2 (May, 1978), 171 191.

(19) “Are working women really more satisfied? Evidence from several national surveys.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 40:2 (May, 1978), 301 313.

(18) “Are there long term effects of American natural disasters?” (with Peter Rossi, Sonia Wright and Eleanor Weber Burdin). Journal of Mass Emergencies 3:117 132.

(17) “The adequacy of natural disaster data bases for location and damage estimates” (with Peter Rossi, Sonia Wright, and Eleanor Weber Burdin). Pp. 23 35 in Susan Tubessing (ed.), Natural Hazards Data Resources: Uses and Needs. University of Colorado: Institute for Behavioral Science, Monograph #27.

1977

(16) “Misinformation and opposition to fluoridation: a research note” (with Rochelle Arcus Ting and Richard Tessler). Polity 10:2 (Winter, 1977), 281 289.

(15) “In search of a new working class.” Qualitative Sociology 1:1 (May, 1977), 33 57.

(14) “Socio economic aspects of natural disaster preparedness and recovery” (with Peter Rossi and Sonia Wright). Pp. 35 37 in Realizing Knowledge as A Resource: Proceedings of the Second NSF RANN Symposium. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.

1976

(13) “Social class and parental values for children: a partial replication and extension of the Kohn thesis” (with S. Wright). American Sociological Review 41:3 (June, 1976), 527 537. See also “Reply to Kohn,” same issue, pp. 545 548.

(12) “Alienation and political negativism: new evidence from national surveys.” Sociology and Social Research 60:2 (January, 1976), 111 134.

1975

(11) “The ownership of the means of destruction: weapons in the United States” (with Linda Marston). Social Problems 23:1 (October, 1975), 93 107.

(10) “A research note on the non reporting of income: the Dutch case.” Sociologia Neerlandica 11:1 (October, 1975), 86 93.

(9) “Coming of age: a comparison of the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany” (with Richard Hamilton). Zeitschrift fur Soziologie 4:4: 335 349.

(8) “Political socialization research: the `primacy’ principle.” Social Forces 54:1 (September, 1975): 243 255.

(7) “Income maintenance and work behavior” (with S. Wright). Social Policy 6:2 (1975), 24 32.

(6) “Does acquiescence bias the SRC `Index of Political Efficacy’?” Public Opinion Quarterly 39:2 (Summer, 1975): 219 226.

(5) “The support for hardline foreign policy” (with Richard Hamilton). Pp. 183 218 (Ch. 5) in Hamilton, Restraining Myths. Beverly Hills: Sage/Wiley/ Halstead.

(4) “The socio political attitudes of white, college educated youth.” Youth and Society 6:3 (March, 1975): 251 296.

1972

(3) “Attitudes belligueuses en matiere de politique etrangere” (with Richard Hamilton). Revue Francaise de Sociologie 31 (Winter, 1972): 691 706.

(2) “The working class, authoritarianism, and the war in Vietnam.” Social Problems 20:2 (Fall, 1972): 133 150.

(1) “Life, Time, and the fortunes of war.” Trans ACTION 9:2 (January¬, 1972): 42 52.

Reviews, Polemics, Short Essays, Other Minor Publications

(98) “A Note from IESBS Editor James Wright.” Elsevier SciTech Connect, 2016 (http://scitechconnect. elsevier.com/ a-note- from-iesbs-author/?utm_campaign=ELS_STBK_20151040_632_ ESBSContrPROSE&utm_campaignPK=181105907&utm_term=C_20151040_632&utm_content=188469852&utm_source=35&BID=591431821&utm_medium=email&SIS_ID=0

(97) “Sociology Needs More Diversity – Intellectual Diversity, That Is.” Pope Center for Higher Education Policy “Commentary.” December, 2015. http://www.popecenter.org/commentaries/article.html?id=3300

(96) “The ‘I’ in IESBS.” Elsevier SciTech Connect, 2015 (http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/the-i-in-iesbs/#.VOy8e_msWSo)

(95) “Is Student Debt a Good Investment?” Pegasus Magazine Fall 2013: p. 23.

(94) Review of John Shelton Reed, Dixie Bohemia: A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s. Society 50:5 (July/August 2013), pp. 530-531.

(93) “America the Unselfish.” UCF Today Winter 2012: p. 12.

(92) “Selling Community Based Learning to Faculty and Students.” Teaching and Learning (the Newsletter of the ASA Section on Teaching & Learning). 2012.

(91) Review of Daniel S. Pierce, Real NASCAR: White Lightning, Red Clay, and Big Bill France. Journal of East Tennessee History 82 (2011), pp. 123-124.

(90) Entries on “Daytona 500” and “Talladega Superspeedway” in James Thomas and Hardy Jackson (eds), The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 16: Sports and Recreation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

(89) “Letters to the Editor” (with Amy Donley), Social Science Research 39:6 (November, 2010), pp. 861-62.

(88) “Felons and Gun Control” (with Rachel Rayburn). In Gregg Carter (ed.), Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, Second Edition New York: ABC-CLIO, 2012.

(87) “Steven L. Nock: A Personal Reminiscence,” Social Science Research 39:5 (September 2010), pp. 685-686.

(86) A homeless person’s version of Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Florida Coalition for the Homeless Newsletter 2:7 (December 19, 2008), p. 1.

(85) “Welcome to the new SSR board members.” Social Science Research 37:1 (2008).

(84) “In Memoriam: Steven L. Nock (1950-2008).” Social Science Research 37:1 (2008)

(83) “Charity Begins at Home” (Letter to the Editor). Kiwanis Magazine, October 2007, p. 4.

(82) “What’s Wrong with ‘Ending Chronic Homelessness’?” My Word column for the Orlando Sentinel, 28 June 2007, p. A-15.

(81) “Hesitating to Forget.” Editorial, Social Science Research 36:2 (June 2007), pp. 445-446.

(80) “The Impact of the Graying of America.” Summary of a presentation to the AARP Senior Mobility Forum published in Florida’s Senior Mobility Issues. Orlando, FL: Winter Park Health Foundation, December 2006, pp. 9-10.

(79) “In Memoriam: Peter H. Rossi (1921-2006).” Social Science Research 35:4 (December 2006), p. 803.

(78) “An Affront to Human Dignity.” My Word column for the Orlando Sentinel, 30 June 2006, p. A-22.

(77) “Vandalism” (with Timothy Brezina). In Clifton D. Bryant (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior. Volume 1, pp. 162-164. Philadelphia: Brunner Routledge, 2006.

(76) “Free Will and Deviance” (with Timothy Brezina). In Clifton D. Bryant (ed), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior. Volume 2, pp. 515-518. Philadelphia: Brunner Routledge, 2006.

(75) “Happier than We Thought – A Perspective on Demographics.” My Word column for the Orlando Sentinel, 15 December 2005, p. A-23.

(74) Review of James S. House, F. Thomas Juster, Robert L. Kahn, Howard Schuman and Eleanor Singer (editors), A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond, Contemporary Sociology, 34:4 (July 2005), pp. 429-430.

(73) Review of Bruce Katz and Robert E. Lang (eds), Redefining Urban and Suburban America: Evidence from Census 2000. City and Community 3:1 (March, 2004), pp. 91-92.

(72) “The Homeless – Again” (with Robert H. Brown). My Word column for the Orlando Sentinel, 15 June 2004, p. A-13.

(71) “Political spoilers: Traditional values, not politics, are on the mind of NASCAR dads, this campaign season’s favored voter group.” Op-Ed for the Anniston (Alabama) Star, Sunday “Insight” section, April 25, 2004, p. 1.

(70) Review of Kim Hopper, Reckoning with Homelessness, Social Service Review 77:4 (December 2003), pp. 635-637.

(69) “Homelessness Among Older Adults” (with Tracy Dietz). Pp. 381-386 in Lois A. Vitt (ed), Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.

(68) “Comment on Reviews of Books on C. Wright Mills” (letter), Contemporary Sociology 32: (March 2003), pp. 268-269.

(67) “Felons and Gun Control” (with Teri Vail). Pp. 197-199 in Gregg Carter (ed.), Encyclopedia of Guns in American Society. New York: ABC-CLIO, 2002.

(66) “Ticket to Drive,” CITY AZ Magazine, Number 23 (September-October, 2001), pp. 36-38.

(65) “Tulane’s Sociology Department Celebrates 100th Anniversary.” Footnotes 28:5 (May-June 2000), p. 4.

(64) Review of Madelon Powers, Faces Along the Bar: Lore and Order in the Workingman’s Saloon, 1870-1920. Contemporary Drug Problems 26 (Summer, 1999): 355-358.

(63) Entries on National Rifle Association, Brady Bill, and Gun Control in The Dictionary of American History. Charles Scribner’s, 1998.

(62) “Covenant Marriage: Louisiana Update” (with Steven L. Nock and Laura Sanchez). The Responsive Community 8:4 (October, 1998), pp. 84-87.

(61) “The Price of Civilization: Comment on Peter Eisinger’s ‘City Politics in an Era of Federal Devolution.” Urban Affairs Quarterly 33:3 (January, 1998), pp. 326-329.

(60) “Physician assisted suicide” (letter). The Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 16:3 (Summer, 1997: 48-49.

(59) “A Matter of Respect.” Review essay on R. E. Nisbett and D. Cohen, Culture of Honor: The Psychology of Violence in the South. Reason 2:9 (February, 1997): 62-64.

(58) Review of W. LaPierre, Guns, Crime, and Freedom. Society 33:6 (September-October, 1996): 84-85.

(57) Review of D. A. Timmer, D. S. Eitzen, and K. D. Talley, Paths to Homelessness: Extreme Poverty and the Urban Housing Crisis. Social Forces 74:4 (June, 1996): 1455-56.

(56) “Treatment Note: Predicting Outcomes in Substance Abuse Programs for the Homeless” (with Joel Devine). Epikrisis 7:5 (May, 1996): 2.

(55) Review of D. W. Rich, T. A. Rich, and L. C. Mullins (eds), Old and Homeless–Double Jeopardy: An Overview of Current Practice and Policies. Pride Institute Journal of Long Term Home Health Care 14:3 (Summer, 1995), pp. 49-51.

(54) Review of R. R. Dynes and K. J. Tierney (eds), Disasters, Collective Behavior, and Social Organization in Contemporary Sociology 24:5 (September, 1995), pp. 625-626.

(53) “Bad Guys, Bad Guns.” National Review (6 March 1995), pp. 50-51.

(52) “Homelessness.” Encarta, 1995: A Complete Interactive Multimedia Encyclopedia (Electronic CD-ROM publication from Microsoft, Inc.), 1994.

(51) “Rural vs. Urban Homelessness in Louisiana.” Pp. 31-32 in Louisiana Interagency Action Council on the Homeless, When There’s No Place Like Home: Rural and Urban Views. Third Annual Report to the Governor (March, 1994).

(50) Review of S. Golden, The Women Outside: Meanings and Myths of Homelessness, in The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 24:4 (Spring, 1994): 759-761.

(49) “Lost in the Streets: Homelessness in America” (with Peter H. Rossi). Featured Review of A. S. Baum and D. W. Burnes A Nation In Denial: The Truth About Homelessness in Contemporary Sociology 23:1 (January, 1994): 41-42.

(48) Review of J. Blau, The Visible Poor: Homelessness in the United States in Social Service Review 67:1 (March, 1993), pp. 163 – 164.

(47) “Sociology at Tulane Celebrates 90th Anniversary.” ASA Footnotes 20:7 (September, 1992): 3.

(46) Review of D. Schmidtz, The Limits of Government: An Essay on the Public Goods Argument in American Political Science Review 86:2 (1992), pp. 515-516.

(45) “The Future of Homelessness in the United States.” Help for the Homeless News 1:5 (1992), pp. 5-8.

(44) Review of R. Inglehart, Culture Shift in Advanced Industrial Society in Contemporary Sociology 20:6 (November 1991): 892 – 894.

(43) “Poverty and Politics in Louisiana” (with Joel Devine). The Tulanian 62:3 (Fall, 1991), pp. 44 – 45.

(42) “On the Abolition of Sociology Departments: A Panel for Chairpersons” (with Kenneth Smith, Richard Simpson, Kenneth Land, and Walda Katz Fishman). The Southern Sociologist 23:2 (Fall, 1991), pp. 1, 8-13.

(41) Review of M. Lang, Homelessness Amid Affluence: Structure and Paradox in the American Political Economy in Contemporary Sociology 20: 1 (January, 1991), pp. 76 – 77.

(40) “In Memoriam: Richard J. Hill.” Social Science Research 19:3 (September, 1990), p. 300.

(39) “In the Heat of the Moment.” Reason 22:4 (August-September, 1990), pp. 44 – 45.

(38) Review of D. Johnson, L. Meiller, L. Miller, and G. Summers, Needs Assessment: Theory and Methods in Social Forces 68:4 (June, 1990), pp. 1364 – 1365.

(37) “The Homeless.” Help for the Homeless News 1:3 (June, 1990), pp. 7-9.

(36) “A Rising Tide of Homeless Pose New Problems for Society.” Volunteers of America Gazette (June, 1990).

(35) “Who Are the Homeless?” Policy Review 52 (Spring, 1990), p. 95 (letter).

(34) Review of S. Coontz, The Social Origins of Private Life: A History of American Families, 1600 – 1900 in Journal of Marriage and the Family 51:4 (November, 1989), pp. 1091 – 1092.

(33) Review of D. Granburg and S. Holmberg, The Political System Matters: Social Psychology and Voting Behavior in Sweden and the United States in Contemporary Sociology 18:5 (September, 1989), pp. 728 – 729.

(32) Review of B. Sussman, What Americans Really Think and Why Our Politicians Pay No Attention in Public Opinion Quarterly (Summer, 1989): 279-280.

(31) “Guns and Sputter.” Reason 21:3 (July, 1989), pp. 46 – 47.

(30) “Science, Passion and Polemics.” Society 26:4 (May – June, 1989), pp. 21 – 23.

(29) “Homelessness: Causes and effects.” In “Forum,” Issues in Science and Technology (Journal of the National Academy of Sciences) 5:2 (Winter 1988-1989), p. 23 (letter).

(28) “Second Opinion: Yes, There’s an Answer for America’s Homeless.” Health: A Weekly Journal of Medicine, Science and Society. The Washington Post (29 November 1988), p. 8 (Invited Editorial).

(27) “How Long, O Lord, How Long?” (Review Essay on Farley and Allen, The Color Line and the Quality of Life in America) in Contemporary Sociology 17:5 (September, 1988), pp. 584 – 586.

(26) “Health Policy and the Homeless.” Medicine and Health: Perspectives 42:10 (March 7, 1988), (Washington, DC: McGraw Hill Healthcare Information Center), pp. 1 – 4.

(25) Review of D. MacRae, Policy Indicators: Links between Social Science and Public Debate in Contemporary Sociology 15:1 (January, 1986), pp. 151-152.

(24) “The Health Status of the Homeless: Diverse People, Diverse Problems, Diverse Needs” (with P.W. Brickner). Proceedings of the American Public Health Association Meetings, Washington, DC (November, 1985) (Abstract).

(23) Review of S. M. Lipset and W. Schneider, The Confidence Gap (with Peter Rossi) in Society 21:2 (January February, 1984), pp. 83 85.

(22) Review of W. Petak and A. Atkisson, Natural Hazard Risk Assess¬ment and Public Policy in The Interna¬tional Journal of Mass Emergen¬cies and Disasters, 1984.

(21) Review of E. Shils, Tradition in Sociology and Social Research 66:4 (July, 1983), 503 504.

(20) Review of R. Turner et al., Community Response to Earthquake Threat in Southern California, Vols. I X (with Peter Rossi) in Disasters 7:2 (1983), pp. 151 153.

(19) Review of J. R. Milavsky et al., Television and Aggression: A Panel Study (with Peter Rossi) in Television Quarterly No. 3 (1983), pp. 99 102.

(18) “Applied social science” (with Peter Rossi). (Review Essay of three books on evaluation research) in Contemporary Sociology 12:2 (March, 1983), 148 151.

(17) “The recent weapons trend and the putative `need’ for gun control.” Pp. 65 73 in Don B. Kates, Jr. (ed.), Why Handgun Bans Can’t Work. Bellevue, Washington: Second Amendment Foundation, 1982.

(16) “Best schools Better discipline or better students?” (with Peter Rossi) (Review Essay, J. Coleman et al., High School Achievement) in American Journal of Education 91:l (November, 1982), 79 89.

(15) Review of A. Szalai and F. Andrews (eds.), The Quality of Life: Comparative Studies in Contemporary Sociology 11:1 (January, 1982), 78 79.

(14) Review of D. Yankelovich, New Rules: Searching for Self Fulfillment in a World Turned Upside Down (with Peter Rossi) in Society 20:1 (Winter, 1982), 82 85.

(13) Review of W. R. Schonfeld, Obedience and Revolt: French Behavior Toward Authority in American Journal of Sociology 85:4 (January, 1980), 1011 1013.

(12) “Control yourself!” (Review Essay on M. Janowitz, The Last Half Century) in Contemporary Sociology 9:5 (September, 1980), 612 616.

(11) “Comment on ‘Whither The First New Nation?'” Tocqueville Review 1:1 (Fall, 1979), 100 113.

(10) “Social research and social reality: reply to Blumberg” (with Richard Hamilton). Dissent 25:4 (Fall, 1978), 419 424.

(9) “The political consciousness of post industrialism” (Review Essay on R. Inglehart, The Silent Revolution) in Contemporary Sociology 7:3 (May, 1978), 270 273.

(8) Review of R. Liebert, Disintegration and Political Action in Sociology and Social Research 62:3 (April, 1978).

(7) “Blue collar, cap and gown” (with Richard Hamilton). Dissent 25:2 (Spring, 1978), 219 223.

(6) “The US voters’ apathetic revolt.” Feature article for the Sunday Baltimore Sun, 19 September 1976.

(5) Review of J. Delamater, The Study of Political Commitment in Sociology and Social Research 61:4 (July, 1976), 563 564.

(4) “Discontented, mistrustful, alienated: the real danger in alienation.” The Nation 222:2 (January 17, 1976), 40 44.

(3) Review of R. Wilson, The Moral State and D. Schwartz and S. Schwartz, New Directions in Political Socialization in Journal of Political and Military Sociology 4:2 (1976), 318 321.

(2) “Who owns the sidearms? The demography of gun control.” The Nation 221:8 (September 21, 1975), 241 244.

(1) Review of S. Verba and N. Nie, Participation in America in Contemporary Sociology 4:3 (May, 1975), 272 273.

Policy Watch

1997: (51) “Off with their Heads! The ABCs of Capitation” (April 1997: 2-3). (50) “Managing to Care” (March 1997:2-3). (49) “Race, Class, and Health–Again” (February, 1997: 3-4). (48) “Flexible Spending Accounts” (February 1997: 1-2).

1996: (47) “Geriatric Care in Canada and the U.S.” (September, 1996: 2). (46) “On the Road Again” (June, 1996: 2). (45) “Battering Syndrome” (March, 1996:2) (44) “Physician Labor: How Much Is Enough?” (March, 1996:3). (43) “Kan U Rede Thiss? (March, 1996: 3-4). (42) “The Proletarianization of Medicine?” (January 1996: 2). (41) “Domestic Violence and the Emergency Department” (January, 1996: 4).

1995: (40) “Consumer Choice in Health Care Reform” (August, 1995: 2). (39) “Race, Class, and Mortality” (August, 1995: 3-4). (38) “Primary Care in the Hinterland” (July 1995: 2-3). (37) “What Do We Really Know About Health Care Spending?” (June, 1995: 3-4). (36) “Immunization of American Infants” (March 1995: 2-3) (35) “The Cost of Being Homeless: Early Death” (March 1995: 2) (34) “Rationing and the Quality of Health Care” (March 1995: 3).

1994: (33) “Medicine and the Ethnic Mosaic” (December 1994:7). (32) “An Emerging Health Care Crisis: Doctors Aren’t Paid Enough!” (November, 1994: 10-11). (31) “Nasty, Brutish, and Short” (August, 1994: 7-8). (30) “Contrary Perspectives on Health Care Reform,” (July, 1994:9-10). (29) “Follow the Money” (May, 1994: 7). (28) “How Ya’ Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm, After They’ve Seen Health Care Reform?” (June, 1994: 6). (27) “Healthy (Black) People 2000” (March 1994:12). (26) “An American (Health Care) Dilemma” (February 1994: 12).

1993: (25) “Open Your Pocket and Say Ouch” (December 1993: 7-8). (24) “Aspirina, Por Favor” (November 1993:10). (23) “HIV Disease, Poverty, and Youth” (November 1993:8-9). (22) “A Blow in Cold Blood” (August 1993:2-3). (21) “Public Health in the Prisons and Jails” (July 1993:3-4). (20) “Women, AIDS, Prophylaxis, and Death” (June, 1993:1-2). (19) “Race and Crack Cocaine Use: A Matter of Prejudice?” (May, 1993:3). (18) “Dad, Can I Borrow the Handgun?” (February 1993:2). (17) “You Can’t Beat a Woman; Or, Home is Where the Hard Is” (February 1993:1-2). (16) “Greedy Geezers?” (January 1993:1-2). (15) “The Value of Values in Health Reform” (January 1993:4).

1992: (14) “Down and Out with HIV Disease” (July 1992:2-3). (13) “The Dawn of Crack” (June 1992:3-4). (12) “G-O-M-E-R!” (May 1992:2-3). (11) “Race, Genocide, and Public Health” (March 1992: 2-3). (10) “What Do We Do, Just Let Them Die?” (February 1992:2-3). (9) “Health Care and the Hispanic Population” (January 1992:2).

1991: (8) “Rich Get Richer, Poor Get Children, Children Get AIDS” (December 1991:4). (7) “Mission Impossible” (October 1991:2). (6) “An Equality Among Blacks and Whites: Poverty Kills Them Both” (September 1991:3-4). (5) “Uninsured Children: A New Child Health Epidemic” (August 1991:1-2). (4) “Sex, Drugs, Disease and Social Disorganization” (May 1991:3-4). (3) “MedicAIDS” (April 1991: 2-3). (2) “Poor Pour In, Docs Duck Out” (March 1991:2-3). (1) “A Tangled Web: Social Support and the Pregnant Teenager” (February 1991:2-3).

Conference Presentations, Speeches and Major Public Appearances, 1972-2015

2015

(260) Panelist, “Knowing Homelessness: An Interactive Panel Discussion.” UCF National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week event, November 17, 2015

(259) “The 2015 Public Opinion Survey of Transportation Issues in Central Florida,” Report presented to six committees and the Advisory Board of Metroplan Orlando, August, 2015.

(258) “An Ungrateful Wretch: Studies of Food Insecurity in the Region, the State and Beyond.” Science Café Presentation, University of Central Florida, October 15, 2015

(257) “The Homeless Populations of Central Florida.” Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) Lecture. University of Central Florida, October 13, 2015.

(256) “From Data to Food: the Orange County Senior Hunger Initiative.” Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Savannah, GA, October 12, 2015

(255) “Work and Well-Being among Low and Moderate Income Families in Central Florida,” Third Annual Symposium on Poverty and Hunger, Vero Beach, FL. October 2, 2015

(254) “Pay It Forward!” Keynote Address, UCF Honors Graduation Banquet, May 5, 2015

(253) “Food Insecurity in Orange County, Florida.” Presentation at the Second Harvest Food Bank, Orlando FL 15 April 2015; Also at Winter Park Health Foundation, May 5, 2015; Also at Good Food Central Florida (Orlando Food Policy Council), 19 August 2015

2014

(252) “Food Insecurity among Florida’s Seniors: Preliminary Results from a State-Wide Survey.” Presented at Aging: Unleashed: the 2014 Florida Conference on Aging (FCOA) in Weston, FL, 6 August 2014.

(251) Denise DeLorme, Lindsay Neuberger, and James D. Wright, “Exploring Boaters’ Environmental Views for a Marine Conservation Social Marketing Campaign National.” Paper presented at the National Communications Association 100th Annual Conference, Environmental Communication Division
November 20-23, 2014, Chicago.*

(250) “Investing in Engagement: Volunteerism and Charitable Giving among Millennials” (with Sara Strickhouser and Jessica Kleinberger). Paper presented at 8th Annual Public Administration Research Conference at the University of Central Florida, March, 2014.*

2013

(249) James Wright and Sara Strickhouser, “Results from the 2013 Survey of Public Opinion concerning Transportation Issues in Central Florida.” Presentation to MetroPlan Orlando Board of Directors, July 10, 2013. Also presented to MetroPlan’s Citizens’ Advisory Committee, July 24, 2013; the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee, July 24, 2013; Transportation Technical Committee , July 26, 2013; Municipal Advisory Committee, August , 2013; and Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board, August 15, 2013.

(248) James Wright and Amy M. Donley, “Poor and Homeless in the Sunshine State: Down and out in theme park nation.” Keynote Address, Ending Poverty and Homelessness through Regional Capacity Building: Building Alliances across the Southeast, Housing Conference. Orlando, FL: April 22, 2013.

(247) “Five Steps to Developing a Sustainable Healthy Community.” Keynote Address, The Policies and Planning of Healthy Communities (7th Annual Public Administration Research Conference), University of Central Florida, April 5, 2013

(246) “Hunger Knows No Friend: The UCF/ISBS Research Program on Hunger and Food Insecurity in Central Florida.” Keynote Address, “Kickoff Seminar,” UCF Student Research Week. April 1, 2013.

(245) “Summary of the UCF Health Inventory” at Designing Healthy Communities: The Discussion Continues. Winter Park Health Foundation, March 19, 2013.

2012

(244) “Down and Out in Theme Park Nation.” COS/UCF 50th Anniversary Celebration, Café Scientifique, Orlando, 5 December 2012.

(243) “The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition.” Roundtable presentation at the Meetings of the Research Committee on the History of Sociology, International Sociological Association, Dublin, Ireland, June 29, 2012; also at the Meetings of the Research Committee on Social Psychology, International Sociological Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3, 2012.

(242) “Healthy Central Florida Initiative in Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park: Final Results from the Baseline Survey.” Presentation to the Board of Directors, Winter Park Health Foundation, April 13, 2012.

2011

(241) “Transportation Issues in Central Florida: The 2011 Survey of Public Opinion” with (Jana. L. Jasinski and Rachel E. Morgan). Final report presented to the Board of Directors, Metroplan Orlando, 24 August 2011 and to five Metroplan committees and subcommittees in August and September, 2011

(240) “’Homeless Man Charged With…:’ Criminality on the Streets” (with Rachel Rayburn). Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Las Vegas, August 2011.

(239) “In Memoriam: Lewis M. Killian.” Memorial Session, Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Jacksonville, Florida, April 9, 2011.

(238) “Hard Lives, Mean Streets: Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women.” Presentation to the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, Orlando, FL, April 6, 2011.

(237) “Economic Crisis in Central Florida: Economic Conditions.” Presentation at “Families in Crisis”
The Fifth Annual Conference of UCF’s School of Social Work. Orlando, FL March 4, 2011

(236) “A Tale of Two Cities: Homeless Politics and Services in Orlando and Miami Compared” (with Amy M. Donley). Keynote Address, Homeless Services Network Continuum of Care Meeting, Orlando, FL, 25 January 2011.

(235) “Violence, Women and Homelessness.” Forum on Inequality and Social Justice, Eckerd College, Tampa, FL, January 6, 2011.

2010

(234) “’Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?’ Why University-Community Partnerships Turn Sour and What You Can Do to Avoid It.” Keynote Address, Kentucky Engagement Conference, Louisville, KY, November 19, 2010.

2009

(233) “Context, Pretext and Agenda in Evaluations of Programs for the Homeless.” Plenary Address, Annual meetings of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL, November 12, 2009.

(232) “Public Perceptions of the Homeless and What Needs to Be Done.” Presentation to the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, Orlando FL, November 4, 2009.

(231) “On Counting the Homeless: A Cautionary Tale.” Presentation to the Homeless Services Network Special Meeting on the 2010 Census, Orlando, FL, October 27, 2009.

(230) “The Ten Most Annoying Things Universities Do to Discourage Community Engagement.” Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, August, 2009.

(229) “A Walk between Two Worlds, or What’s a Nice College Professor Like You Doing in a Place like NASCAR?” Father-Son Banquet speech, St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Winter Park, FL. June 20, 2009.

(228) “Transportation Issues in Central Florida 2009” (with Jana Jasinski, Amy Donley, and Jenna Truman). Presentation before the Citizen’s Advisory Committee and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, May 27, 2009; before the Municipal Advisory Committee June 4, 2009; and before the Metroplan Orlando Board Meeting June 10, 2009. Orlando Florida: Metroplan Orlando.

(227) “Getting Sober on the Streets: How Homeless Men Adapt to Alcoholics Anonymous” (with Rachel Rayburn).* Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver CO, April 11, 2009.

(226) “The Golden Years? The Experiences of the Elderly Homeless” (with Amy Donley). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans LA, April 2, 2009.

(225) “If We Reinvented Higher Education with Community at the Forefront of Our Thinking, What Would Colleges and Universities Look Like? (Answer: A Lot Like They Look Now!)” Keynote Address, Rollins College Annual Summit on Transforming Learning: Scholarship, Partnership, Diversity and the Engaged Campus. Winter Park, FL, March 27, 2009.

(224) “The Arts in Orlando: Popular Perceptions, Interests, and Opinions” (with Jana L. Jasinski and Jenna Truman). Presentation to the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Orlando, FL, January 8, 2009; at the Goldenrod Area Chamber of Commerce, Goldenrod, FL, January 13, 2009.

2008

(223) “The World’s Third Biggest Lie: ‘Hi, I’m from the University and I’m Here to Help You.’” Plenary Speech, 8th International Research Conference on Service Learning and Civic Engagement, New Orleans, LA, October 25-28, 2008.

(222) “Ten Reasons Why University-Community Partnerships Turn Sour and How to Avoid Them .” * Keynote Address, Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, Jacksonville, FL, October 16-18, 2008.*

(221) “Lovely, Dark and Deep: Homeless People Living in the Woods in Orlando” (with Amy Donley). Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Florida Homeless and Supportive Housing Conference at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida, October 6, 2008.

(220) “Housing First! What It Is, Where it Came From, Why it Works and When It Doesn’t.” Afternoon Plenary Address, 2nd Annual Florida Homeless and Supportive Housing Conference at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida, October 7, 2008.

(219) “From the Inside Out: Efforts by Homeless Women to Disrupt Cycles of Crime and Violence” (with Jennifer Wesely. Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems in Boston, August 2008.*

(218) “Heart of Florida United Way Community Needs Assessment: Process and Results.” Presentations at four Community Leaders Forums throughout Central Florida: in Seminole County May 29; in East Orange County May 30; in central Orange County June 5; and in Osceola County June 12, 2008.

(217) “Health and Healthcare Access among Homeless Women: An Analysis of the Impact of Physical Victimization” (with Jana L. Jasinski). Presentation at the annual meetings of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 13, 2008.

(216) “Housing Policy, the Low Income Housing Crisis, and the Problem of Homelessness” (with Amy Donley and Kevin Gotham). Presentation at the annual meetings of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 14, 2008.*

(215) “The Big Picture: Homelessness and the Political Economy of the Cities.” Plenary Address, Second Annual Camillus House Institute of Homeless Studies Research Symposium, Miami FL, February 5, 2008.

(214) “Shelter Utilization Patterns among the Chronically Homeless and Their Application in the Effort to End Homelessness.” Panel Presentation at Second Annual Camillus House Institute of Homeless Studies Research Symposium, Miami FL, February 5, 2008.

(213) “Poverty in Central Florida: Work, Wages and Well-Being among the Region’s Low and Moderate Income Families” (with Jana Jasinski). Presentation at “The Changing Face of Non-Profit Management,” 7th Annual Central Florida Non-Profit Management Conference, Orlando FL, February 1, 2008; again at a Public Presentation of the “Working Poor” Project to the Orlando Community, Metro Center Rollout Event at Leu Gardens, March 5, 2008; again at Housing Sub-Committee, The Children’s Cabinet of Seminole County, April 29, 2008.

(212) “The Working Poor of Central Florida.” Keynote Address to the Annual Meeting of the Heart of Florida United Way, Orlando FL, January 24, 2008.

(211) “Poverty and Homelessness in Central Florida.” Lecture at the Rollins College Symposium on “Poverty and Homelessness: Causes, Consequences, and a Call to Action.” January 11, 2008.

2007

(210) “Gendered Choices: Victimization, Vulnerability and Women’s Survival Strategies on the Streets” (with Jennifer Wesely). Presented at the annual meetings of the American Society of Criminology in Atlanta, GA, November, 2007.

(209) “Homeless in America: Myths and Realities.” Presentation to the University of Central Florida “Freshman Honor’s Symposium,” October 15-16, 2007.

(208) “Race, Covenant Marriage and Mental Heath: Respecifying the Stress and Coping Model” (with Antwan Jones, Laura A. Sanchez, and Steven L. Nock). Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Demographic Association, Birmingham, AL, 12 October 2007.

(207) “What We Know about ‘Housing First’ Models.” Presentation to the Central Florida Regional Commission on Homelessness, Orlando FL, September 4, 2007.

(206) “Peter H. Rossi: A Remembrance.” Presentation at the Rossi Memorial Service at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York, August 12, 2007.

(205) “Complicating the Cycle of Violence: Efforts to Disrupt Patterns by Homeless Women ‘Within’” (with Jennifer Wesely). Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York City, August 11, 2007.*

(204) “Address Unknown: Homelessness in the Region, State and Nation.” Presentation to the Civic Leadership Academy, Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 19 July 2007.

(203) “Attitudes toward Gay Marriage in States undergoing Marriage Law Transformation” (with Stacey M. Brumbaugh , Laura A. Sanchez, and Steve Nock). Poster presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Population Association of America in New York, NY, 30 March 2007.*

(202) “Why Don’t the Homeless Just Go Away?” Keynote Address to the Homeless Services Network, Orlando, FL, 23 January 2007. Also presented as a lecture to the Philosophy Discussion Group, University Club of Winter Park, FL, 2 October 2007.

2006

(201) “American Individualism and the Devolution of Community in Twenty-First Century America.” Paper presented at the University of Central Florida “Freshman Honor’s Symposium,” September 18-19, 2006.

(200) “Childhood Victimization and Negative Adult Outcomes among a Sample of Homeless Women” (with Jana Jasinski and Elizabeth Mustaine). Paper presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH, July 2006.*

(199) “The Graying of America and Its Implications for Transportation Systems.” Plenary presentation at the AARP Senior Mobility Forum, “Independence and Senior Mobility: Getting There,” in Orlando FL, 29 June 2006. Also presented at the Walking on Sunshine Senior Mobility Forum, in Jacksonville, FL, 23 August 2007.

(198) “Yes, the News is Doomed. No, It Doesn’t Matter,” Panel Presentation at Leadership Florida, Orlando, FL, 23 June 2006.

(197) “History, Culture and the Southern Roots of Stock Car Racing.” Public Lecture, Project REAL, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, FL, 20 May 2006.

(196) “Work, Wages and Well-Being in 21st Century America.” First Year Experience Keynote Lecture, Loyola University, New Orleans LA, 22 March 2006.

2005

(195) “Victimization among Homeless Women” (with Jana Jasinski and Elizabeth Mustaine). Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Canada, 19 November 2005.

(194) “Victimization Experiences of Homeless Women: The Criminal Justice Response” (with Elizabeth Mustaine and Jana Jasinski). Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Canada, 19 November 2005.

(193) “Gender Differences in Victimization Experiences: A comparison among Homeless Men and Women” (with Jana Jasinski and Elizabeth Mustaine). Presentation at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Toronto, Canada, 19 November 2005.

(192) “The Graying of America: Implications for Health Professionals.” Keynote Address, Florida Assisted Living Affiliates and Visiting Nurses Association of Orlando Regional Health Care Conference of 2005. Orlando, FL, 19 October.*

(191) “Crime, Punishment and Social Disorder: Trends in Public Opinion over Three Decades” (with Jana Jasinski). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Philadelphia, PA, August.*

(190) “Links between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Quality, Stability, and Divorce: A Comparison of Covenant versus Standard Marriages” (with Susan L. Brown, Laura Ann Sanchez, and Steven L. Nock.)* Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Population Association of America, Philadelphia, PA, April 2, 2005.

(189) “Victimization of the Elderly Homeless” (with Tracy Dietz). Paper presented at the St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center Conference on Health Care for the Aged Homeless, New York University, February 17, 2005.*

2004

(188) “Relocating Coalition Services and Facilities: Issues, Studies, and Findings.” Presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors, Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Orlando Science Center, October 18, 2004.

(187) “Racing and Regional Culture: NASCAR’s South Atlantic Roots.” Keynote Address, Advisory Board of the South Atlantic Humanities Center, Orlando FL, September 11, 2004.

(186) “The Dynamics Behind the Construction of Religious and Spiritual Identities among Newly Married Couples” (with Steve Nock and Laura Sanchez). Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, October 2004.

(185) “Making a Covenant Marriage in a Standard World: Religion and Commitment in Modern America” (with Jill Deines, Laura Sanchez, and Steve Nock). Paper presented at the American Sociological Association annual meetings in San Francisco, August 2004.*

(184) “Unusual Contradictions in Marriage Promotion Policy: Covenant Marriage as a Device to Strengthen Straight Marriage and Attain Gay Marriage, Or, What’s Queer about Covenant Marriage?” (with Laura Sanchez and Steve Nock). Paper presented at the “Beyond Nuclear Families” session of the American Sociological Association annual meetings in San Francisco, August 2004.

(183) “Home is Where the Hard Is: Abuse and Violence as Precipitating Factors in the Homelessness of Women” (with Jennifer K. Wesely). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, August 2004.*

(182) “The Experience of Violence in the Lives of Homeless Women” (with Jana Jasinski and Jennifer Wesely). Paper presented at the Florida Network of Victim Services, Orlando, June 17, 2004.

(181) “For Richer or for Poorer: The Effects of State Level Legislation on Divorce Rates” (with Amy Donley). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April, 2004.*

(180) “Excite the Civic Partners.” Paper presented as part of the UCF “An ‘Emerging Campus’ Breaks Out: Service-Learning at UCF” panel discussion at the Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning, Civic Engagement, and Positive Youth Development,” Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, March 25, 2004.

(179) “Nine Important Lessons for Sociology from the Evaluation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana.” The Bruce Mayhew Memorial Lecture, Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, March 2004.

2003

(178) “One Thousand Homeless Men.” Keynote Address to the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors, Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, September 26, 2003.

(177) “Can Covenant Marriage Foster Marital Stability among Low-Income Fragile Newlyweds?” (with Laura Sanchez, Steve Nock, and Jill Deines.) Presented at the National Poverty Conference on Marriage and Family Formation among Low Income Couples. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, September 2003.

(176) “Choosing a ‘Grade A’ Marriage: Covenant Marriage and President Bush’s Healthy Marriage Initiative” (with Laura Sanchez, Steve Nock, Jill Deines, and Julia Wilson.) Poster presentation at the November 2003 meetings of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada.

(175) “The Costs of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse to the Business Community.” Presentation at the Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Community Forum, Orlando FL, 22 May 2003.

(174) “Intimate Equity: The Early Years of Covenant and Standard Marriages” (with Steve Nock, Laura Sanchez and Julia Wilson). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of Population Association of America, Minneapolis, May 2003.

(173) “Covenant Marriages: Are They Less Troubled?” (with Julia Wilson, Steve Nock and Laura Sanchez). Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society in New Orleans, March 29, 2003.

(172) “My Life as a Sociologist.” AKD Banquet Speech, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 13 March 2003. Also presented as the AKD induction speech, University of Central Florida, 21 April 2003.

2002

(171) “The Pros and Cons of Covenant Marriage as a Legal Intervention to Strengthen American Marriage” (with Laura Sanchez and Steven L. Nock. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Houston, TX, 21-24 November 2002.*

(170) “A Sociologist Looks at NASCAR.” Public lecture, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, October 11, 2002.

(169) “View from Academia: Review of Homeless Issues and Trends.” Keynote address, Mayor’s Community Conference on Homelessness, Orlando FL, October 1, 2002. Also presented at Eckerd College Community Forum on the Homeless, Tampa, FL, November 20, 2002.

(168) “Is Covenant Marriage a Policy that Preaches to the Choir? A Comparison of Covenant and Standard Married Newlywed Couples in Louisiana” (with Laura Sanchez, Steven L. Nock, and Julia Wilson). Paper presented at the session on the Politics of Family Change, American Sociological Association meetings, August, 2002.

(167) “Social and Demographic Factors associated with Couples’ Choice between Covenant and Standard Marriage in Louisiana” (with Laura Sanchez, Steven L. Nock, and Julia C. Wilson). Population Association of America National Meetings, May, 2002.

(166) “The Holiness of the Heart’s Affections: Are Fundamentalists’ Marriages More Affectionate?” (with Heidi J. Watt, David A. Gay, Laura A. Sanchez, and Steven L. Nock). Presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Baltimore, MD: April, 2002.

(165) “How and Why Offenders Obtain Firearms.” Presentation at National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Law and Justice, Workshop on Self-Defense, Deterrence and Firearms Markets, Washington, DC, January 17, 2002.

2001

(164) “Why Don’t the Homeless Just Go Away?” Keynote Address, Orlando Coalition for the Homeless Board Retreat, Orlando FL, November 3, 2001. Also presented as a public address at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, March 3, 2005.

2000

(163) “The Implementation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana” (with Laura Sanchez, Steve Nock, Jessica Pardee and Marcel Ionescu). Presentation at a conference on Arranging Marriage? A Place for Policy. The Center for Children, Families and the Law, University of Virginia, November 9 – 10th, 2000. Also presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings in Washington, DC, March, 2001.*

(162) “Youth, Guns and Gun Policy: A Reality Check.” Testimony before the American Medical Association Commission for the Prevention of Youth Violence, Houston, TX, May 9, 2000.

(161) “Is Covenant Marriage a Solution to the Divorce Problem? Answers from Louisiana Families.” Presentation at Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Central Florida, March 21, 2000.

(160) “Covenant Marriage Update: Design and Preliminary Findings from the Tulane-UVA Collaboration.” Louisiana State University Seminar on Family Law, Baton Rouge, January 25, 2000.

1999

(159) “Ultraviolet Upper Room Air Disinfection for Tuberculosis Control: An Epidemiological Trial, Tuberculosis Ultraviolet Shelter Study (TUSS)” (with nine co-authors). Paper presented at “21st Century TB Control: A Conference,” Washington DC, December 11, 1999.*

(158) “Setting the Clock Forward or Back? Covenant Marriage and the Divorce Revolution in a Culturally Divisive Society” (with Connie Gager, Laura Sanchez and Steve Nock). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 7, 1999.*

(157) “What is CAP? History and Context” (with Joel Devine). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago, August 5, 1999.

(156) “Research on Juveniles, Firearms, and Violence.” Presentation to the North Carolina Governor’s Task Force on Youth Violence and School Safety, Raleigh NC, June 28, 1999.

(155) “New Solutions to Old Problems: The Keynote Address.” 1999 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference in Washington DC, April 29, 1999.

(154) “Baker’s Dozen: Thirteen Useful Lessons in Life that You Can Learn by Studying Sociological Research Methods.” Tulane University Mortar Board Society’s “Last Lecture” Series, April 13, 1999.

(153) “Strengthening Family Life or Adding Fuel to the Family Values Wars? Attitudes about Marriage, Divorce, and Covenant Marriage in Louisiana” (with Laura Sanchez and Steve Nock). Paper presented at the Southern Sociological Society meetings in Nashville, TN, April 9, 1999.

(152) “Covenant Marriage in Louisiana: The UVA-Tulane Collaboration.” Paper presented at the Southern Sociological Society meetings in Nashville, TN, April 9, 1999.

(151) “Why Don’t the Homeless Just Go Away?” Presentation at the 46th Annual Tulane Educational Conference in New Orleans, LA, March 20, 1999.

(150) “Ten Important Things We Have Learned in Fifteen Years of Research on the Homeless.” Public Lecture, Institute for Social and Behavioral Research, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 22 February 1999; also presented at a service provider’s luncheon brown bag, Charlotte NC, May 24, 1999.

(149) “The Tulane-Xavier Campus Affiliates Program: Overview.” Presentation at the annual meetings of the American Association for Higher Education in San Diego, January 24, 1999.

1998

(148) Guest Panelist, National Public Radio “Talk of the Nation” show on the Brady Law and the Instant Criminal Records Checking System. November 4, 1998.

(147) “Taking Urban Citizenship Seriously: Or, What’s a Nice University like Tulane Doing in a Place like Public Housing?” Public Lecture, “Lagniappe Thursdays,” Tulane University, October 1, 1998.

(146) “Recent Federal Policy Changes and their Implications for Public Housing Residents” (with Joel Devine). Paper delivered at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco, 24 August 1998.

(145) “Strategies for Maintaining Panel Surveys in Non-Traditional Populations.” Presentation at the Gallup Research Conference “Hearing the Unheard: Surveying Minority and At-Risk Populations,” Lincoln, Nebraska, 16-18 April 1998.

(144) “How to Forge Linkages between Universities and Public Housing Authorities: Lessons from the Tulane-Xavier Campus Affiliates Program.” Presentation at the Louisiana Housing Council Winter Meetings in Lafayette, LA, February 20, 1998.

(143) “Reducing Crime and Violence in Public Housing Communities: What Works? What Doesn’t? Why?” Paper delivered at the 1998 Annual Gulf Coast Social Work Conference, Biloxi, MS, January 30, 1998.

(142) “Welfare Reform and Public Housing Residents: Some Preliminary Thoughts.” Presentation at The Impact of Welfare Reform on HUD. Housing and Community Development National Conference, “Emerging Issues Affecting the Role of the Federal Government in Housing and Community Development.” US General Accounting Office, Washington, DC, 14-15 January 1998.

1997

(141) “Firearms Regulation as a Mechanism for Reducing Violence.” Presentation at the American Firearms Council’s Scholars Conference, Fact vs. Fiction on Firearms in America, Washington, DC, October 25, 1997.

(140) “Violence in New Orleans, in Public Housing, and in CJ Peete.” At the session on “The Crisis of Public Housing and Urban Violence.” International Network of Cities on Drug Policy Meetings in New Orleans, October 13, 1997.

(139) “The Tulane-Xavier Campus Affiliates Program.” Presentation to the Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities, New Orleans, LA, 6 May 1997. Also presented at the session on “Developing Economic Opportunities,” International Network of Cities on Drug Policy Meetings in New Orleans, October 13, 1997.

(138) “Homelessness in America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” Public Address, “Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week,” Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, April 9, 1997.

(137) “Violence and Victimization among Youth.” Public Lecture, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia, 17 March 1997.

1996

(136) “Utilization Review, or Personal Observations on the Usage and Abusage of Applied Social Research Findings, Based on Two Decades of Personal Experience.” Keynote Address, Seventh Annual Conference of the Association of Louisiana Evaluators, New Orleans, LA, September 26, 1996.

(135) “HIV Disease, Poverty, and Youth,” Presentation for a Conference on “The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children and Their Mothers: A Multidisciplinary Review.” Tulane University Law School, April 20, 1996.

(134) Panelist, “Realities of Violence,” Tulane University Directions Program, April 11, 1996.

(133) “Poverty in the 1990s and Beyond: What’s Different? What’s Not?” Paper presented to the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia, 29 February 1996.

(132) “Substance Use among Street Children in Honduras” (with Martha Wittig and Donald C. Kaminsky). Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Richmond, VA, April, 1996.*

1995

(131) “Client Tracking and Follow-Up Strategies.” Paper presented at CMHS/CSAT Grantee Workshop, Washington, DC, September 11-12, 1995.

(130) “Criminal Acquisition and Use of Guns.” Presentation at “Technical Aspects of Firearms and Firearms Control for Public Health Researchers,” Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 10 May 1995.

(129) “Housing Dynamics of Homeless Persons and Their Implications for Counting the Homeless” (with Joel A. Devine). Paper presented at the Southern Sociological Society meetings, Atlanta, GA, 8 April 1995.*

(128) “Sociological Considerations in the Study of Violence,” Public Lecture, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, 5 April 1995.

(127) Testimony before the Sub-Committee on Crime, US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Hearings on Firearms and Public Safety, Washington, DC, 31 March 1995.

1994

(126) Testimony before the Select Committee to Investigate Automatic and Semi-Automatic Firearms, Senate of Pennsylvania, Harrisburgh, PA, 21 September 1994.

(125) “Ten Essential Observations on Guns in America.” Presentation at the National Conference of State Legislatures, New Orleans, LA, 27 July 1994* Also presented at the American Firearms Council’s Journalist’s Conference, Washington, DC, 22 June 1995; at the Roundtable Club, New Orleans, LA, 14 March 1996; at the Hot Chocolate, Hot Topics Speakers Series at University of Central Florida, January 26, 2004.

(124) “Research and Evaluation in Connection with Street Children Projects: The Experiences of Proyecto Alternativas in Honduras.” International Conference on Alternatives for Provision of Services to Children in and of the Streets, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 27 May 1994.

(123) “Perspectives on Homelessness: The National, State, and Local Situation.” Keynote Address to the Florida Parishes Homeless Conference, Southeastern Louisiana University, April 18, 1994.

(122) “Kids, Guns, Violence and the Schools.” Public Lecture, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, 11 April 1994.

(121) “Poverty in Louisiana.” Presentation at the Annual Spring Judge’s Conference, Louisiana Judicial College, Lafayette, LA, 8 April 1994.

(120) “Acute and Chronic Morbidity among Street Children in Honduras and the United States” (with Martha Wittig and Donald Kaminsky). Paper presented in Santa Fe, NM, 16 February 1994. Also presented at Nobody’s Children: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on Child Abandonment, University of Durham, England, 28-30 September 1995.

1993

(119) “Firearms Violence as a Public Health Problem.” Paper presented at “Understanding Violence as a Public Health Issue,” New Orleans, LA, November 12, 1993.

(118) “Weapons Possession and Carrying among Inner-City High School Females” (with M. Dwayne Smith and Joseph F. Sheley.) Paper presented at the meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Phoenix, AZ, November 1993.

(117) “The Project Alternatives Model Program for PHC Community Based Services for Street Children” (with Donald Kaminsky). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Public Health Association in San Francisco, CA, 26 October 1993.

(116) “Rural vs. Urban Homelessness in Louisiana.” Presentation at the Third Annual Louisiana State Conference on Homelessness, Lafayette, LA, 11 October 1993.*

(115) “Survival in Treatment: The New Orleans Experience” (with Joel A. Devine). Presentation at the Work Group Meeting, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Washington DC, 27 September 1993.

(114) “The Children of the Homeless.” Presentation at “Homelessness: Everyone’s Challenge.” Louisiana Department of Education Homeless Liaison’s Colloquium, St. Francesville, LA, 30 August 1993.

(113) “Family Backgrounds and the Substance Abusive Homeless: The New Orleans Experience” (with Joel A. Devine and Laurie Joyner). Paper presented at the meetings of the American Sociological Association, Miami, FL, August 1993.*

(112) “Tracking Non-Traditional Populations in Longitudinal Surveys” (with Tupper L. Allen and Joel A. Devine.) Paper presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, August 1993.*

(111) “Adolescent Violence.” Presented at the session on “Adolescent Medicine,” Update your Pediatrics Conference, Office of Continuing Education, Tulane University Medical Center, 22 April 1993.

(110) “Homelessness: The Dust Bowl of the 1990s.” At the HUD Regional Conference on the Homeless, Dallas, Texas, 21 April 1993.

(109) “Adolescents And Their Firearms.” Presentation to the Louisiana Advisory Council on Disability Prevention, University of New Orleans, 22 March 1993.

1992

(108) “The Under-Served and the Undeserving: Challenges to Health Care in the 1990s and Beyond.” Distinguished Guest Speaker Address, Public Health Service Conference on “Delivery of Primary Care to the Medically Underserved,” San Francisco, CA, 3 December 1992. Also delivered to the American Medical Student Association Regional Conference in New Orleans, 12 November 1994.

(107) “Longitudinal Studies of Health Services Effectiveness Among Non-Traditional Populations: Issues of Tracking, Follow-Up, and Differential Attrition” (with Tupper Allen and Joel Devine). Presentation at the American Public Health Association annual meetings in Washington, DC, 11 November 1992*.

(106) “Where and How Juveniles Obtain Guns” (with Joseph Sheley and Dwayne Smith). Presentation at the American Society of Criminology meetings, New Orleans, 5 November 1992.

(105) “Street Children: A World Perspective.” Chancellor’s Council Presentation, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, 5 November 1992.

(104) “Legal Problems of the Homeless.” Luncheon Address, New Orleans Pro Bono Project, 29 September 1992.

(103) “Methods of Survey Sampling.” Pro-seminar, Bureau of Justice Statistics and Justice Research and Statistics Association 1992 National Conference, New Orleans, LA, 23 September 1992.

(102) “Gangs, Guns, Drugs, and Juvenile Violence: Results from a Survey” (with Joseph F. Sheley). Presentation at the US Department of Justice Conference on “Prosecution Strategies against Armed Criminals and Gang Violence: Federal, State and Local Coordination,” San Diego, CA, 9 June 1992.

(101) “Children ‘in’ the Streets and ‘of’ the Streets of Tegucigalpa.” Presentation to Proyecto Alternativas, Escuela de Salud Publica Y Medicina Tropical, Programa Colaborativo Tulane-Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May, 1992.

(100) “Homelessness: Trends, Causes, and Solutions.” Keynote Address, US Conference of Local Health Officers, Conference on “HIV and Homelessness: Issues in Clinical Management.” New Orleans, LA, 21 April 1992.

(99) “Sociological Applications of Fuzzy Classification Analysis” (with Josh Zhang). Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society in New Orleans, 12 April 1992.

(98) “The Face of Poverty in Louisiana.” Presentation to the Louisiana Legal Consortium Conference on Access to Justice in Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, 21 March 1992.*

(97) “Who Are the Homeless and What Do They Need?” Speech delivered to the Conference of High School Debaters at the University of Texas at Arlington, 29 January 1992.

1991

(96) “The Chronicity of Poverty: The Evidence of Two Decades.”* Presented at Rutgers University, 22 November 1991.*

(95) “A New Orleans Treatment Program for Homeless Substance Abusers.”
Grand Rounds, Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, 1 November 1991.

(94) “Residential Treatment Programs for Homeless Substance Abusers: The New Orleans Homeless Substance Abusers Program.” Research paper presented at the conference on “Homelessness in the United States: Problems and Solutions,” Texas Woman’s College, Denton, TX, 26 October 1991.

(93) “No Fixed Address: Homelessness in Contemporary America.” Speech delivered at the Newman Upper School, New Orleans, LA, 9 October 1991; also as the Keynote Address at Texas Woman’s College conference, “Homelessness in the United States: Problems and Solutions,” Denton, TX, 25 October 1991.*

(92) “Residentially-Based Treatment for Homeless Women with Cocaine and Other Chemical Dependencies: The New Orleans Homeless Substance Abusers Program.” Presentation at the conference on Babies and Cocaine: Children and Families at Risk. New Orleans, LA, 9 August 1991.

(91) “The Ill Health of Homeless Children in the United States: A Tragedy with No Happy Ending.” Paper presented at the Escuela de Salud Publica Y Medicina Tropical, Programa Colaborativo Tulane-Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, July 1991.

(90) “Poverty, Housing, Families, and Homelessness.” Keynote Address, National Health Policy Forum, “Meeting the Health, Social Services and Housing Needs of America’s Homeless Families.” Washington, DC, 21 May 1991.

(89) “Is Homelessness a Housing Problem?” (with Beth Rubin). Paper presented at the 1991 Fannie Mae Annual Housing Conference, Washington DC, 13 – 14 May 1991.*

(88) “The National Affordable Housing Act.” Presentation before the City Council, New Orleans, LA, 3 May 1991.

(87) “Popular Science, Social Science, Metaphor and Deception.” AKD Banquet Speech, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS, 19 April 1991.*

(86) “Keeping the House in Order, or, You Know Your Department is Really in Trouble When…” Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, 12 April 1991.*

(85) “Assessment of the Street Enumeration Procedures during the Census ‘Shelter and Street Night’ in New Orleans” (with Joel Devine). Paper presented at the US Bureau of the Census, Annual Research Conference, Arlington, Virginia, 18 March 1991.*

(84) “Stricter Gun Control?” On The Angela Show, Channel Four (NBC Affiliate), New Orleans, LA, 7 & 8 March 1991.

(83) “Guns, Violence and Youth.” Presentation to the Tulane University Women in Action, New Orleans, LA, 22 February 1991. Also at Tulane University Catholic Center Luncheon Discussion, 18 March 1991; at Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, 19 April 1991.

(82) “The Urban Environment.” Presentation to the 1991 Tulane Education Conference, New Orleans, LA, 19 January 1991.

1990

(81) “Poverty, Homelessness and Human Rights.” Public Lecture, Human Rights Week, Tulane University, 12 November 1990.

(80) “The Universities and the Cities.” Luncheon Address to the President’s Advisory Council, Tulane University, 12 October 1990.

(79) “Research on the Urban Homeless: Counting the Homeless vs. the Homeless Count.” Psychology Department Colloquium, Tulane University, 28 September 1990.

(78) “Homelessness: The Federal, State, and Local Situation.” Speech presented to the “Helping the Homeless” Conference, New Orleans, LA, 28 June 1990.

(77) Testimony to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, US House of Representatives, concerning Re-Authorization of the McKinney Health Care for the Homeless Program, Washington, DC, June 15, 1990.*

(76) “In Defense of the Social Sciences.” Graduate School Commencement Address, Tulane University, 12 May 1990.*

(75) “Forum: Guns.” ABC News/Time Magazine Special with Peter Jennings, 24 January 1990.

(74) “No Place Like Home: Homeless Families, Homeless Children.” Speech to the Junior League of New Orleans, 16 January 1990.

1989

(73) “No Fixed Address: The Homeless in New Orleans.” Community Forum, Channel Twelve (PBS Affiliate), New Orleans, LA, 21 December 1989.

(72) “Homelessness in National Perspective: The Role of Social Work.” Keynote Address, National Association of Social Workers Conference on Homelessness, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1 December 1989.

(71) “Homelessness in the United States.” Public Lecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 14 November 1989. Also at Student Baptist Union, Tulane University, 7 February 1990.

(70) “The Homeless.” On The Angela Show, Channel Four (NBC Affiliate), New Orleans, LA, 20 October 1989.

(69) “Homelessness in the Remainder of the 20th Century.” Plenary Address, National Association of Community Health Center’s First Annual Homeless Health Care Conference, Arlington, Virginia, 6 October 1989.

(68) “Alcohol, Drugs, Mental Illness, and the Homeless.” Special People: Special Issues, Annual Institute of Alcohol and Drug Studies, University of Texas, Austin, 27 July 1989.

(67) “Poverty, Homelessness, Health, Nutrition, and Children.” Paper presented at the National Conference on Homeless Children and Youth: Coping with a National Tragedy, Washington, DC, 25 – 28 April 1989.*

(66) “Homelessness and Health in the 1990s.” At the meeting of the New Orleans Coalition for the Homeless, 5 April 1989.

(65) “Health Issues and Homelessness: Evidence from the National Health Care for the Homeless Program.” Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, March 27, 1989.

(64) “Forum: The Homeless.” Radio Talk Show, WTUL-FM (New Orleans, LA), 1 March 1989.

(63) “Homelessness in the 1990s.” Keynote Address, Health Care of Homeless Mothers, Children, and Youth: A National Conference, Washington, DC, January 24, 1989.*

1988

(62) “Health Issues.” Panel Presentation at HUD’s Regional Thanksgiving Conference, “Meeting the Needs of the Homeless,” Ft. Worth, Texas, 21 November 1988.

(61) “Gentrification and the Homeless: Rebuilding our Central Cities or Destroying its Inhabitants?” Public Lecture, Tulane University, 16 November 1988.

(60) “Health Care for the Homeless: Program Overview,” Keynote Address, Fourth Annual Meeting of the National Health Care for the Homeless Program, San Antonio, TX, 14 November 1988.

(59) “Address Unknown: Homelessness in Contemporary America.” Public Lecture, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 9 November 1988; at Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 15 November 1988; to the Junior League of New Orleans, 16 January 1990; at Eckerd College, St. Petersburgh, FL, 12 March 1990; at Rice University, Houston, TX, 21 March 1991.*

(58) “Homelessness: A National Perspective.” Keynote Address, “Health Care for Homeless People: A Continuing Challenge,” United Hospital Fund of New York City Conference, 1 November 1988.

(57) “Methodological Issues in Evaluating Programs for Homeless Persons.” At the Annual Meetings of the American Evaluation Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 27 October 1988.*

(56) “Monitor: The Homeless.” (Live Television Talk Show), WDSU-TV, Channel 6, New Orleans, Louisiana (24 October 1988).

(55) “A National Perspective.” Presentation For A Special Session on “Health Care for the Homeless” at the National Association of Community Health Centers Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, 14 September 1988.

(54) “Homeless Children: What Hope? What Future?” At the Annual Meetings of the American Orthopsychiatric Association. San Francisco, CA, 30 March 1988.

(53) “Health Care for the Homeless: The Challenge to States and Local Communities.” At the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Conference on “Assisting the Homeless.” Washington, DC, 10 -11 March 1988.*

(52) “On Having Second Thoughts About the Wisdom of Gun Control.” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 16 February 1988.*

1987

(51) “Armed Crime and Armed Criminals.” Luncheon Address, Massachusetts Department of Corrections, Boston MA, 18 December 1987.

(50) “Clients, Client Characteristics, and Epidemiology.” Plenary Address, National Health Care for the Homeless Annual Meetings, Nashville, TN, 17 November 1987.

(49) “The Johnson-Pew Health Care for the Homeless Program: Results from the National Evaluation.” At the Annual Meetings of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA, 17 October 1987.

(48) “Homelessness is not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things.” At the American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL, September 11 1987.*

(47) “Myths and Facts about the Homeless.” The Search for Safeguards: A Working Conference, Holyoke, MA, June 18 1987.

(46) “Survey Research and Social Policy.” Keynote Address, Symposium for the Advancement of Survey Research, Texas A & M University, June 16 1987.*

(45) “Homelessness in America: Current Research and its Implications for Sociology.” Presented at Tulane University, 23 January 1987, also at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (18 February 1988).

(44) “Effects of Homelessness on the Physical Well-Being of Children, Families, and Youth.” House Select Committee on Children, Families, and Youth. Washington, DC: US House of Representatives, 24 February 1987.*

(43) “Alcohol Abuse in the National `Health Care for the Homeless’ Client Population: A Summary.” At the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Conference, “The Homeless Population with Alcohol Problems.” Bethesda, MD, 24 March 1987.

1986

(42) “Homelessness in the United States.” Public Lecture. McGill University (Montreal, P.Q.), 17 March 1986.

(41) “Research on the Health Status of the Homeless.” Harvard University Conference on “Homelessness: Critical Issues for Policy and Practice.” (Cambridge, MA), 27 March 1986.

(40) “Guns, Crime and Violence in America.” Public Lecture. American International College (Springfield, MA), 4 April 1986.

(39) “Homelessness in Sociological and Political Perspective.” Presentation at the Seventh Annual Conference of the New England Alliance of Information and Referral Systems, Amherst, MA, 10 April 1986.

(38) “Health Care for the Homeless: The National Program.” At the National Coalition for the Homeless Conference on “America’s Homeless: Strategies for National Solutions.” Washington, DC: 27 September 1986.

(37) “Mental Health and Homelessness.” At the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research. Rutgers University, 7 October 1986.

(36) “Firearms and the Serious Felony Offender.” At the American Society of Criminology meetings in Atlanta, October, 1986.

1985

(35) “Homelessness in America.” Public Lecture, American Interna¬tional College. Springfield, MA (March 25, 1985).

(34) “The Johnson Pew `Health Care for the Homeless’ Program.” At the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Workshop on “The Homeless with Alcohol Related Problems.” Bethesda, MD (29 30 July 1985).*

(33) “The `Health Care for the Homeless’ Program: Evaluation Design and Preliminary Results.” At the American Public Health Association meetings, Washington, DC (November, 1985).

(32) “The Health Status of the Homeless: Diverse People, Diverse Problems, Diverse Needs” (with P.W. Brickner). At the American Public Health Association meetings, Washington, DC (November, 1985).

(31) ABC News, Nightline with Ted Koppel, “Homelessness.” (23 January 1985).

1984

(30) “A Sociologist’s View of the Gun Crime Problem.” Congress and Civil Liberties: A Symposium on Proposed Federal Firearms Law Reform. Washington, DC: United States Senate (January 19, 1984).

1983

(29) “Violence and manly sport: the prospects for gun control in the United States” (with Peter Rossi). At the Oklahoma Sociological Association meetings in Norman, OK, 1983.

(28) “Social science research and the politics of gun control” (with Peter Rossi). Symposium on Social Science, Social Policy, and Social Justice, Pennsylvania State University (April, 1983).*

(27) “The Illicit Firearms Market: Some Preliminary Results from a National Study” (with Peter Rossi). At the American Society of Criminology meetings in Denver, November 1983.

(26) “FRONTLINE: Gunfight USA.” “Gun control” documentary aired nationally on the Public Broadcasting System (28 February 1983).

(25) Satellite News Channels, five part “gun control” documentary program, Stanford, CT (July, 1983).

1982

(24) “Household victimization by natural hazards and household fires in the US” (with Peter Rossi and others). At the Natural Hazards Research and Applica¬tions Workshop in Boulder, CO, July 1982.

(23) “Why we don’t know why gun control doesn’t work” (with Peter Rossi). At the American Society of Criminology meetings in Toronto, 1982.

(22) “Issues in using criminal offenders as informants and respon¬dents.” At the American Society of Criminol¬ogy meetings in Toronto, 1982.

(21) “TV 38 DAYTIME.” WSBK TV, Boston, MA (5 March 1982). “Guns and Crime.”

(20) United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Hearings on Gun Control (5 May 1982).

1981

(19) “Statistical issues in the analysis of nutritional intake data (with Andy Anderson). At the University of Massachusetts’ Conference on the Adequacy of Dietary Intake Data, Amherst, MA, 1981.*

(18) “Structures of influence on local disaster policy” (with William Diggins). At the ASA meetings in Toronto, 1981.*

(17) “The ownership of firearms for reasons of self defense.” At the American Society of Criminology meetings in Washington, 1981.*

(16) “Weapons, crime, and violence in America: a summary of research findings.” Presentation at “Firearms and Violence: A Symposium” for the United States Congress in Washington, DC, 1981.

(15) “PRO CON: Gun Control.” WITF Public Television, Hershey, PA (19 November 1981).
(14) “Connecticut Prime Time.” Connecticut Public Television, Hartford, CT (20 November 1981).

1980

(13) “A sociology of everyday life” (with Richard Hamilton). At the Research Committee on Social Stratification, International Sociological Association, in Austin, TX, 1980.

(12) “The recent weapons trend and the putative `need’ for gun control.” At the ASA in New York, 1980.

1979

(11) “Social science contributions to natural hazards research: a conference report.” At the Natural Hazards Research and Information Clearinghouse National Workshop in Boulder, CO, 1979.

(10) “Local elites and city hall” (with William Diggins). At the ASA meetings in Boston, 1979.*

(9) “The state and local politics of seismic hazard.” At the Utility Lifelines Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers in San Francisco, 1979.*

1978

(8) “Natural hazards and the political agenda of states and local communities” (with Peter Rossi and Sonia Wright). At the American Society for Public Administration meetings in Phoenix, AZ, 1978.

1977

(7) “On the usefulness of social research on natural hazards” (with Peter Rossi and Sonia Wright). At the Natural Hazards Research and Information Clearinghouse National Workshop in Boulder, Colorado, 1977.

(6) “In search of a new working class.” At the Eastern Sociological Society meetings in New York, 1977.*

(5) “The UMASS Undergraduate Traineeship in Social Research and Analysis.” At the Massachusetts Sociological Society in South Hadley, MA, 1977.

1974

(4) “Social trends and sociological research” (with Nicholas Danigelis). At the ASA meetings in Montreal, 1974.

1973

(3) “On the mobilizability of the politically alienated.” At the Midwest Sociolog¬ical Society in Mil¬waukee, 1973.

(2) “Attitudes belligeuse en matiere de politique etrangere” (with Richard Hamilton). At the World Association of Public Opinion Researchers, in Budapest, Hungary, 1973.*

1972

(1) “Popular misconceptions, public opinion and the war in Vietnam.” At SSSP meetings in New Orleans, 1972. See also “Will the real doves please stand up?” in Human Behavior 2:7 (July, 1973): 63.

Boards of Directors and Advisors

Member, Senior Advisory Board, Foundation on Violence in America, 1982 1985.

Member, Advisory Council, Collaborative Approach to Nurturing (prenatal care program for drug-dependent pregnant women), Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 1991 – 1995.

Member, Board of Overseers of the NORC General Social Survey, 1993-1997.

Member, Board of Directors, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, 1994-2000.

Member, Board of Directors, Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, 2003 – 2012. Chair, Board Committee on Research and Evaluation, 2003 – 2012. Winner, Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Coalition Board, 2004.

Member, Board of Directors, Kiwanis Club of East Orange County (Florida), 2006 – 2011.

Member, Board of Directors, Orlando Area Trust for the Homeless (OATH), 2007 – 2010. Vice-Chair, 2008 – 2009. Chair, 2009-2010.

Member, Board of Directors, Grand Avenue “Safe Haven” Program, 2008 – 2012.

Member, “Earned Benefit Outreach Program” Advisory Board, Second Harvest Food Bank, 2008 – 2013.

Member, Agency Relations Capacity Building Advisory Group, Second Harvest Food Bank, 2013-present.

Member, Board of Directors, Irving Louis Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, 2009 – present.

Member, Board of Directors, HOPE Helps Foundation (Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education), 2009 – 2015. Vice-Chair of the Board, 2012-2014.

Member, Board of Directors, Homeless Services Network of Central Florida, 2011 – 2015.

Subject Chair, “Social Sciences,” Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board. Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishing Company. 2009 – present.

*denotes a presentation subsequently published and also listed elsewhere.