Adjunct Professor, Sociology Department
Adjunct Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
Professor, Family And Consumer Studies
- "Milo Goes to College" Huffington Post.
- "Hey Guys, Put a Ring on It" National Review.
- "Men & Marriage: Debunking the Ball and Chain Myth" Institute for Family Studies research brief.
- "New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce" Family Studies Blog.
- "An Idiot’s Guide to Progressive Activism in the Age of Trump" Huffington Post.
- "Why I'm a Liberal" Huffington Post.
- "Real Insights About Porn Real Insights About Pornography and Marriage" Family Studies Blog.
- "Counterintuitive Trends in the Link Between Premarital Sex and Marital Stability" Family Studies Blog.
- "The Latino Marriage Paradox' First Things.
- "How to Talk about Single Motherhood' The Family Studies Blog.
- "Explaining Trump" Huffington Post .
- "Look Beyond Ferguson and Baltimore: The Good News about Black Men" National Review.
- "How the Church Helps Black Men Flourish in America." The Atlantic.
- "Better Together: Religious Attendance, Gender, and Relationship Quality.".
- Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love & Marriage among African-Americans and Latinos. New York: Oxford University Press (with W. B. Wilcox).
- "One Nation, Divided: Culture, Civic Institutions, and the Marriage Divide." The Future of Children 25:111-127 (with W. B. Wilcox and C. E. Stokes).
- "To Save Lives, Make Peace with Assad Now." Huffington Post.
- "More than Money: The Liberal-Conservative Divide in Marriage." The Family Studies Blog.
- "Republicans Have Happier Marriages. How Should Democrats React?" Huffington Post.
- "What is a Single Mother?" National Review.
- "Red Families vs. Blue Families: Which Are Happier?" The Family Studies Blog.
- "Replicating the Goldilocks Theory of Marriage and Divorce." The Family Studies Blog.
- "Want to Avoid Divorce? Wait to Get Married, But Not Too Long." The Family Studies Blog.
- "The Changing Economics of Single Motherhood." Pacific Standard.
- "Sex and Divorce: What's the Connection?" Family Studies. The Blog of the Institute for Family Studies.
- "How to Talk to Strangers." The Academe Blog, American Association of University Professors.
- Under contract. The Changing Economics of Single Motherhood. New York: Oxford University Press (with M. McKeever).
In progress, 02/2014.
- "For Female Scientists, There's No Good Time to Have Children." The Atlantic.
- 2013. Do Babies Matter? Gender and Family in the Ivory Tower. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press (with M. A. Mason and M. Goulden).
- “Attitudes Toward Marriage and Cohabitation among Working-Age Latinos: Does Religion Matter?” Journal of Family Issues 34:295-322 (with C. E. Ellison and A. I. Ramos-Wada).
- 2012. “Over the Long Haul: The Persistent Economic Consequences of Single Motherhood.” Pp. 1-39 in Economic Stress and the Family, edited by S. L. Blair. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing (with M. McKeever).
- 2011. "Broken Boundaries or Broken Marriages? Racial Intermarriage and Divorce in the United States." Social Science Quarterly 92:1096-1117.
- "Marriage and Divorce.” Annotated bibliography. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Sociology, edited by J. Manza. New York: Oxford University Press.
- 2011. “Parental Divorce and Offspring Religious Behavior: Evidence from the General Social Survey.” Review of Religious Research (with H.-H. Lau). 53:85–103.
- 2011. “Joint Physical Custody and Neighborhood Friendships in Middle Childhood.” Sociological Inquiry (with A. Prazen, L. Kowaleski-Jones, and C. Cahill). 81:247–259.
- 2011. “More Evidence for Trends in the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce: A Completed Cohort Approach Using Data from the General Social Survey.” Demography. 48:581–592.
- 2011. “Thanks for Nothing: Income and Labor Force Participation for Never-Married Mothers since 1982.” Social Science Research 40:63-76 (with M. McKeever).
- 2010. "Bendito Amor (‘Blessed Love’): Religion and Relationships among Married and Unmarried Latinos in Urban America." The Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies 3:171-188 (with W. B. Wilcox and E. I. Hernández).
- 2010. “Alone in the Ivory Tower.” Journal of Family Issues 31:1652-1670 (with M. Goulden and M. A. Mason).
- N. H. Wolfinger, M. A. Mason, and M. Goulden. 2009. “‘Stay in the Game’: Gender, Family Formation, and Alternative Trajectories in the Academic Life Course.” Social Forces 87:1591-1621.
- Wolfinger, Nicholas H. and W. Bradford Wilcox. 2008. “Happily Ever After? Religion, Marital Status, Gender, and Relationship Quality in Urban Families.” Social Forces 86:1311-1337.
- Wolfinger, Nicholas H. and Raymond E. Wolfinger. 2008. “Family Structure and Voter Turnout.” Social Forces 86:1513-1528.
- Wilcox, W. Bradford and Nicholas H. Wolfinger. 2008. “Living and Loving “Decent”: Religion and Relationship Quality among Urban Parents.” Social Science Research 37:828–843 .
- Shaff, Kimberly A., Nicholas H. Wolfinger, Lori Kowaleski-Jones, and Ken Smith. 2008. “Family Structure Transitions and Child Achievement.” Sociological Spectrum 28:681-704.
- Wolfinger, Nicholas H., Mary Ann Mason, and Marc Goulden. 2008. “Problems in the Pipeline: Gender, Marriage, and Fertility in the Ivory Tower.” The Journal of Higher Education 79:388-405.
- N. H. Wolfinger. 2007. Review of Divorce: Causes and Consequences, by A. Clarke-Stewart and C. Brentano. Contemporary Sociology 36:345-346.
- Wolfinger, Nicholas H. 2007. “Does the Rebound Effect Exist? Time to Remarriage and Subsequent Union Stability.” Journal of Divorce & Remarriage 46:9-20.
- Wilcox, W. Bradford and Nicholas H. Wolfinger. 2007. “Then Comes Marriage? Religion and Marriage in Urban America.” Social Science Research 36:569-589.
- Wolfinger, Nicholas H. 2007. “Hello and Goodbye to Divorce Reform.” Report of the National Council on Family Relations 52:16-17.
- M. A. Mason, M. Goulden, and N. H. Wolfinger. 2006. “Babies Matter: Pushing the Gender Equity Revolution Forward.” Pp. 9-30 in The Balancing Act: Gendered Perspectives in Faculty Roles and Work Lives, edited by S. J. Bracken et al. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
- L. Kowaleski-Jones and N. H. Wolfinger, editors. 2005. Fragile Families and the Marriage Agenda. New York: Springer (authorship ordered alphabetically).
- N. H. Wolfinger. 2005. Understanding the Divorce Cycle: The Children of Divorce in Their Own Marriages. New York: Cambridge University Press.
- N. H. Wolfinger, L. Kowaleski-Jones and K. R. Smith. 2004. “Double Impact: What Sibling Data Can Tell Us about the Negative Effects of Parental Divorce.” Social Biology 50:58-76.
- M. A. Mason, S. H. Jay, G. Messick-Svare, and N. H. Wolfinger. 2002. “Stepparents: De Facto Parents or Legal Strangers?” Journal of Family Issues 23:507-522 (Mason is lead, others ordered alphabetically).
- N. H. Wolfinger. 2002. “On Writing Field Notes: Background Expectancies and Collection Strategies.” Qualitative Research 2:85-95.
- W. M. Mason and N. H. Wolfinger. 2001. “Cohort Analysis.” Pp. 2189-2194 in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by N. J. Smelser and P. B. Baltes. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.
- M. McKeever and N. H. Wolfinger. 2001. “Reexamining the Economic Consequences of Marital Disruption for Women.” Social Science Quarterly 82:202-217.
- N. H. Wolfinger. 2000. “Beyond the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce: Do People Replicate the Patterns of Marital Instability They Grew Up With?” Journal of Family Issues 21:1062-1086.
- N. H. Wolfinger. 1999. “Trends in the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce.” Demography 36:415-420.
- N. H. Wolfinger. 1998. “The Effects of Parental Divorce on Adult Tobacco and Alcohol Consumption.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 39:254-270.
- “The Different Voices of Gender: Social Recognition.” Current Research in Social Psychology 2:50-65.
- N. H. Wolfinger. 1995. “Passing Moments: Some Social Dynamics of Pedestrian Interaction.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 24:323-340.
- N. H. Wolfinger, J. Rabow and M. D. Newcomb. 1994. “Reexamining Personal and Situational Factors in Drunk Driving Interventions.” Journal of Applied Social Psychology 24:1627-1639.