Journal Articles

Regnerus, Mark D. 2020. “Richard Togman: Nationalizing Sex: Fertility, Fear, and Power.” (Book Review). The Review of Politics, 1-3.

Regnerus, Mark D. 2019. “Measurement and Analytic Vulnerabilities in the Study of Structural Stigma.” (Commentary). Social Science & Medicine, forthcoming.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2019. Sexual Media as Competition in the Heterosexual Relationship Market (Commentary). Archives of Sexual Behavior 48: 2279-2281.

Regnerus, Mark. 2019. “Comment on Barbara Risman’s review of Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy. Contemporary Sociology 48: 130-131.

Regnerus, Mark, Joseph Price, and David Gordon. 2017. “Masturbation and Partnered Sex: Substitutes or Complements?Archives of Sexual Behavior 46: 2111-2121.

Regnerus, Mark. 2017. “Is Structural Stigma’s Effect on the Mortality of Sexual Minorities Robust? A Failure to Replicate the Results of a Published Study.Social Science & Medicine 188: 157-165.

Regnerus, Mark, Joseph Price, and David Gordon. 2016. “Documenting Pornography Use in America: A Comparative Analysis of Methodological Approaches.” Journal of Sex Research 53: 873-881.
Price, Joseph, Rich Patterson, Mark Regnerus, and Jacob Walley. 2016. “
How Much More XXX is Generation X Consuming? Evidence of Changing Attitudes and Behavior Related to Pornography since 1973.” Journal of Sex Research 53: 12-20.
Regnerus, Mark. 2012. “
Mating Market Dynamics, Sex-Ratio Imbalances, and their Consequences.” Society 49: 500-505.
Regnerus, Mark. 2012. “
Parental Same-Sex Relationships, Family Instability, and Subsequent Life Outcomes for Adult Children: Answering Critics of the New Family Structures Study with Additional Analyses.” Social Science Research 41: 1367-1377.
Regnerus, Mark. 2012. “
How Different are the Adult Children of Parents who have Same-Sex Relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study.” Social Science Research 41: 752-770.
Woodberry, Robert D., Jerry Z. Park, Lyman A. Kellstedt, Mark D. Regnerus, and Brian Steensland. 2012. “
The Measure of American Religious Traditions: Theoretical and Measurement Considerations.” Social Forces 91: 65-73.
Uecker, Jeremy and Mark Regnerus. 2010. “
Bare Market: Campus Sex Ratios, Romantic Relationships, and Sexual Behavior.” The Sociological Quarterly 51: 408-435.
McFarland, Michael J., Jeremy E. Uecker, and Mark D. Regnerus. 2010. “
The Role of Religion in Shaping Sexual Frequency and Satisfaction: Evidence from Married and Unmarried Older Adults.” Journal of Sex Research 47: 1-12.
Stokes, Charles and Mark D. Regnerus. 2009. “
When Faith Divides Family: Religious Discord and Adolescent Reports of Parent-Child Relations.” Social Science Research 38: 155-167.
Hill, Terrence, Amy Burdette, Mark Regnerus, and Ronald Angel. 2008. “
Religious Involvement and Attitudes toward Parenting among Low-income Urban Women.” Journal of Family Issues 29: 882-900.
Uecker, Jeremy, Nicole Angotti, and Mark D. Regnerus. 2008. “
Going Most of the Way: ‘Technical Virginity’ among American Adolescents. Social Science Research 37: 1200-1215.
Uecker, Jeremy, Mark D. Regnerus, and Margaret Vaaler. 2007. “
Losing My Religion: The Social Sources of Religious Decline in Early Adulthood.” Social Forces 85: 1667-1692.  
Regnerus, Mark D. and Jeremy Uecker. 2007. “
Religious Influences on Sensitive Self-Reported Behaviors: The Product of Social Desirability, Deceit, or Embarrassment?” Sociology of Religion 68: 145-163.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Viviana Salinas. 2007. “
Religious Affiliation and AIDS-based Discrimination in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Review of Religious Research 48: 385-401.  
Trinitapoli, Jenny and Mark D. Regnerus. 2006. “
Religion and HIV Risk Behaviors among Married Men: Initial Results from a Study in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45: 505-528.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Jeremy Uecker. 2006. “
Finding Faith, Losing Faith: The Prevalence and Context of Religious Transformations during Adolescence.” Review of Religious Research 47: 217-237.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Amy Burdette. 2006. “
Religious Change and Adolescent Family Dynamics.” The Sociological Quarterly 47: 175-194.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Laura B. Luchies. 2006. “
The Parent-Child Relationship and Opportunities for Adolescents’ First Sex.” Journal of Family Issues 27: 159-183.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Christian Smith. 2005. “
Selection Effects in Studies of Religious Influence.” Review of Religious Research 47: 23-50.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2005. “
Talking about Sex: Religion and Patterns of Parent-Child Communication about Sex and Contraception.”  The Sociological Quarterly 46: 81-107.
Regnerus, Mark D., Christian Smith, and Brad Smith. 2004. “
Social Context in the Development of Adolescent Religiosity.” Applied Developmental Science 8: 27-38.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2003. “
Linked Lives, Faith, and Behavior: An Intergenerational Model of Religious Influence on Adolescent Delinquency.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42: 189-203.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2003. “
Moral Communities and Adolescent Delinquency: Religious Contexts and Community Social Control.” Sociological Quarterly 44: 523-554.
Regnerus, Mark D.  2003. “
Religion and Positive Adolescent Outcomes: A Review of Research and Theory.”  Review of Religious Research 44: 394-413.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Glen H. Elder, Jr. 2003. “
Religion and Vulnerability among Low-Risk Adolescents.” Social Science Research 32: 633-658.
Regnerus, Mark D. and Glen H. Elder, Jr. 2003. “
Staying on Track in School: Religious Influences in High and Low-Risk Settings.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42: 633-649.
Rostosky, Sharon S., Mark D. Regnerus, and Margaret L.C. Wright. 2003. “
Coital Debut: The Role of Religiosity and Sex Attitudes in the Add Health Survey.” Journal of Sex Research 40: 358-367.
Smith, Christian, Robert Faris, Melinda Lundquist Denton, and Mark D. Regnerus. 2003. “
Mapping American Adolescent Subjective Religiosity and Attitudes of Alienation Toward Religion: A Research Report.” Sociology of Religion 64: 111-133.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2002. “
Friends’ Influence on Adolescent Theft and Minor Delinquency: A Developmental Test of Peer-Reported Effects.”  Social Science Research 31: 681-705.
Smith, Christian, Melinda Denton, Robert Faris, and Mark D. Regnerus. 2002. “
Mapping American Adolescent Religious Participation.”  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41: 597-612.
Ge, Xiaojia, Glen H. Elder, Jr., Mark D. Regnerus, and Christine Cox. 2001. “
Pubertal Transitions, Overweight Self Perceptions, and Adolescent Psychosomatic Adjustment: Gender and Ethnic Differences.”  Social Psychology Quarterly 64: 363-375.
Regnerus, Mark. 2000. “
Shaping Schooling Success: A Multi-level Study of Religious Socialization and Educational Outcomes in Urban Public Schools.”  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39: 363-370.
Steensland, Brian, Jerry Park, Mark Regnerus, Lynn Robinson, Bradford Wilcox, and Robert Woodberry. 2000. “
The Measure of American Religion: Toward Improving the State of the Art.”  Social Forces 79: 291-318.
Regnerus, Mark, David Sikkink, and Christian Smith. 1999. “
Voting with the Christian Right: Contextual and Individual Patterns of Electoral Influence.”  Social Forces 77 (4): 1375-1401.
Regnerus, Mark and Christian Smith. 1998. “
Selective Deprivatization among American Religious Traditions: the Reversal of the Great Reversal.”  Social Forces 76: 1347-72. 
Regnerus, Mark, Christian Smith, and David Sikkink. 1998. “
Who Gives to the Poor?  The Role of Religious Tradition and Political Location on the Personal Generosity of Americans toward the Poor.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37: 481-493.

Book chapters

Regnerus, Mark D. 2017. “Reproducing Homes: Intergenerational Transmission of Marriage and Relationship Legacy.” In The Home: Multidisciplinary Reflections. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Regnerus, Mark D. 2015. “
The Family as First Building Block.” In The Thriving Society: On the Social Conditions of Human Flourishing (edited by James R. Stoner, Jr. and Harold James). Princeton, NJ: The Witherspoon Institute.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2010. “
Religion and Adolescent Sexual Behavior.” In Religion, Families, and Health (Christopher Ellison and Robert Hummer, editors). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Regnerus, Mark D. 2005. “
Adolescent Delinquency.” Pp. 259-276 in Helen Rose Ebaugh (ed.), Handbook of Religion and Social Institutions. New York: Kluwer/Plenum.
Sikkink, David and Mark Regnerus. 1996. “
For God and the Fatherland: Protestant Symbolic Worlds and the Rise of German National Socialism.”  Pp. 133-147 in Christian Smith (ed.), Disruptive Religion: the Force of Faith in Social Movement Activism.  New York: Routledge.