Research

Research by Affiliates:

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:
  • Quadlin, Natasha Yurk. 2017. “Funding Sources, Family Income, and Fields of Study at Four-Year Colleges.” Social Forces. 96(1):91-121. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sox042
  • McClendon, David. 2018. “Crossing Boundaries: ‘Some College,’ Schools, and Education Assortative Mating.” Journal of Marriage and Family. 80(4):812-825. https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12482
Papers Presented at the NLSY 97 Postsecondary Research Network Meeting on January 15, 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center:
  • Ciocca, Christina. “Postsecondary Curricular Trajectories: Trends, Outcomes, and New Directions.”
  • Dufur, Mikaela J. “Resources, Resilience, and Selectivity: Effects of Family Structure, Transitions, and Transition Timing on First-Term College GPA.”
  • Quadlin, Natasha Yurk. “Funding Sources, Family Income, and Fields of Study at Four-Year Colleges.”
  • Sanabria, Tanya, Andrew Penner and Thurston Domina.. “Failing at Remediation? College Remedial Course-Taking, Failure and Long-Term Student Outcomes.”
  • Saw, Guan. “Reducing or Reinforcing Inequality? Evaluating the Impact of Postsecondary Remediation on College Outcomes.”
  • Valentine, Jessa Lewis. “Hispanic-White Variation in the Economic Returns to Sub-Baccalaureate Education.”
  • Woo, Hyeyoung. “Union Status and College Completion among Young Adults in the US.”
  • Zajacova, Anna and Sarah A. Burgard. “Postsecondary Education and Mental Health: Effects of Earned Credits Versus Credentials.”
Other Conference Presentations:
  • Ciocca, Christina. 2016. “Postsecondary Curricular Trajectories: Trends, Outcomes, and New Directions.” Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 20, 2016, Seattle, WA.
  • Ciocca, Christina. 2016. “Postsecondary Curricular Trajectories: Trends, Outcomes, and New Directions.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 12, 2016, Washington, DC.
  • Quadlin, Natasha. 2016a. “Funding Sources, Family Income, and Fields of Study in College.” Paper presented at the Society of Education Association (SEA) Conference, February 19-21, 2016, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • Quadlin, Natasha Yurk. 2016b. “Funding Sources, Family Income, and Fields of Study at Four-Year Colleges.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 22, 2016, Seattle, WA.
  • Sanabria, Tanya, Andrew Penner and Thurston Domina. 2016. “Failing at Remediation? College Remedial Course-Taking, Failure and Long-Term Student Outcomes.” Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 20, 2016, Seattle, WA.
  • Saw, Guan K. 2016. “Reducing or Reinforcing Inequality? Evaluating the Impact of Postsecondary Remediation on College Outcomes.” Paper presented at the 2015 Midwest Sociology of Education Conference, October 22-23, 2015, Iowa City, IA.
  • Valentine, Jessa Lewis and Eric Grodsky. 2015. “All or Nothing? Economic Returns to College Credits and Degrees.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA), April 19, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Valentine, Jessa Lewis and Eric Grodsky. 2015. “All or Nothing? Economic Returns to College Credits and Degrees.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 30-May 2, 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • Woo, Hyeyoung. 2016. “Increased Resources or Incompatible Roles?: Union Status and College Completion among Young Adults in the United States.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 02, 2016, Washington, DC .
  • Zajacova, Anna and Sarah A. Burgard. 2016. “Postsecondary Education and Mental Health: Effects of Earned Credits Versus Credentials.” Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 2016, Seattle, WA.
Dissertations:
  • Saw, Guan K. 2016. “Three Essays on Estimating the Effects of School and Student Improvement Interventions. Essay 2: Reducing or Reinforcing Inequality? Evaluating the Impact of Postsecondary Remediation on College Outcomes ” Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, East Lansing, MI.
  • Valentine, Jessa Lewis. 2015. “All or Nothing? The Varied Benefits of Sub-Baccalaureate Credits and Credentials in a College-for-All Era.” Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

 

Research by Other Contributors:

Presentations:
  • Humphries, Melissa. 2014. “Postsecondary Academic Experiences in the Link between Education and Health.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), May 1-3, 2014, Boston, MA.
  • Humphries, Melissa. 2014. “Two- and Four-Year Postsecondary Schooling and Young Adult Health.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 16-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
  • Raley, R. Kelly, David McClendon and Ellyn A. Steidl. 2015. “Credits and Credentials: An in-Depth Analysis of the Association between Educational Attainment and the Risk of Divorce.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 30-May 2, 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • Skalamera, Julie, Robert Hummer, M. Walsemann and Melissa Humphries. 2014. “Highest Earned Degree, Education in Years, and Health Behavior among U.S. Young Adults.” Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA), May 1-3, 2014, Boston, MA.
  • Steidl, Ellyn A. and Kelly Raley. 2016. “Marital Quality and Educational Differences in Divorce ” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 2, 2016, Washington, DC.
Dissertations:
  • Humphries, Melissa. 2015. “Beyond Credential: Postsecondary Education and Health in Early Adulthood.” Ph.D, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.
  • McClendon, David Michael. 2015. “Marriage Markets during the Transition to Adulthood in the United States.” Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.