• Life Course Sociology (Theory and Methods)
  • Integration of Life Course and Molecular Genetics
  • Life Course Models of Health

SELECT PUBLICATIONS   (* indicates graduate student or post-doc)

Handbook of Life Course Sociology

Handbook of the Life Course, Volume II

Biography and the Sociological Imagination

2016. Sex differences in associations between subjective social status and c-reactive protein in young adults. Psychosomatic Medicine. (Freeman*, Bauldry, Volpe*, Shanahan M, Shanahan L).

2016. Parental and adolescent health behaviors and pathways to adulthood. Social Science Research. (Bauldry, Shanahan, Macmillan, Miech, Boardman, Dean, and Cole*).

2015. Can personality traits and intelligence compensate for background disadvantage? Predicting status attainment in adulthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.  (Damian*, Su, Shanahan, Trautwein, Roberts).

2015. The sequencing of a college degree during the transition to adulthood: implications for obesity. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. (Miech, Shanahan, Boardman, Bauldry).

2014. Personality and the reproduction of social status. Social Forces. (Shanahan, Bauldry*, Roberts, Macmillan, Russo*).

2013. Social Genomics and the Life Course: Opportunities and Challenges for Multilevel Research. Changing Social Processes and Social Contexts in an Aging Society, edited by Linda Waite. National Academy of Science Press. (Shanahan)

2013. A discrete-time multiple event process survival mixture (MEPSUM) model. Psychological Methods. (Dean*, Bauer, Shanahan).

2013. Psychometric Properties of the Mini-IPIP in a Large, Nationally Representative Sample of Young Adults. Journal of Personality Assessment 95(1) 74-84.  (Baldassaro*, Shanahan, Bauer).

2013. Conscientiousness and Health across the Life Course. Developmental Psychology  (Special Issue on Conscientiousness, Aging, and Health.) (Shanahan, Hill*, Roberts, Eccles, Friedman).

2013. Genetic sensitivity to peer behaviors: 5HTTLPR, smoking, and alcohol consumption. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. (Daw*, Shanahan, Harris, Smolen, Haberstick, Boardman).

2012 A Life Course Model of Self-Rated Health in Young Adulthood. Social Science and Medicine  75(7): 1311-1320. (Bauldry*, Shanahan, Boardman, Miech, Macmillan).

2012. Evocative Gene-Parenting Correlations and Academic Performance in the First Grade: An Exploratory Study. Development and Psychopathology. (Special Issue on Gene-Environment Processes in Development.) 24: 1265-1282. (Propper, Shanahan, Russo*, Mills-Koonce).

2011. Molecular Genetics, Aging, and the Life Course: Sensitive Periods, Accumulation, and Pathway Models. Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, edited by Robert H. Binstock & Linda George, Elsevier. (Shanahan, Hofer).

2010. Improving Environmental Markers in Gene-Environment Research. The Dynamic Gene and Environment in Psychopathology, edited by K. Kendler & S. Jaffee.  Oxford. (Shanahan, Bauldry*).