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Selected Faculty Publications

Working Papers

"Upending the growth machine? Politics, Events and Economic Development Spending — The Case of Minnesota in the Great Recession." Presented at the Urban Affairs Association annual meeting, 2013, San Francisco, CA. 

"Political Power versus Financial Circumstance – Economic Development Policy in Rural Middle America." Presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting, 2013, Chicago, IL. 

"States, Cities and the Marketplace of Municipal Economic Development Policy: How Institutions Shape Public Subsidies to Business." Presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting, Seattle, WA (2011).

"The flypaper effect in forward and reverse: how missing local government aid affects municipal spending on community development and infrastructure." Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL (2012).

"Economic Development on Scant Resources; Why Small Towns Contain a Lesson for All", Urban Affairs Association annual meeting, New Orleans, LA (2011)


"Walking On Water: A Look Back at Rita and Katrina", Government Finance Review, Vol. 23 No. 5 (2007)

An invited publication, "Building More Effective Delivery of Economic Development Projects", served as the lead article in the February 2012 edition of Government Finance Review, the journal of the Government Finance Officers Association. This edition of GFR was devoted to a focus on economic development solutions.


Himes, Christine L. and Sandra L. Reynolds. 2012. “The Impact of Obesity on Falls, Injury, and Disability.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Himes, Christine L. 2011. “The Demography of Obesity.” In Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity, John Cawley, ed., pp. 35-47. New York: Oxford University Press. 
Himes, Christine L. 2011. “Relationships Among Health Behaviors, Health, and Mortality.” In International Handbook of Adult Mortality, Richard Rodgers and Eileen Crimmins, eds., pp. 289-310. New York: Springer. 
Himes, Christine L. and Valerie Episcopo. 2011. “Obesity: A Sociological Examination.” In Handbook of Sociology of Aging, Richard Settersten and Jacqueline Angel, eds., pp.513-532. New York: Springer. 
Himes, Christine L. and Madonna Harrington Meyer. 2009. “Longevity and Health: Future Prospects and Present Disparities.” In Aging in America, John C. Cavanaugh and Christine Cavanaugh, eds. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. 
Himes, Christine L. 2008. “Adult Obesity” in D. Carr (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. 
Himes, Christine L. 2008 “Age Structure” in D. Carr (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. 
Caffrey, Christine and Christine L. Himes. 2008. “Health Insurance Coverage as People Approach and Pass Age-Eligibility for Medicare.” Journal of Aging and Social Policy 20:29-44. 
Reynolds, Sandra L. and Christine L. Himes. 2007. “Cohort Differences in Adult Obesity in the U.S.: 1982-1996.” Journal of Aging and Health 19:831-850. 
Himes, Christine L. 2006. “Active Life Expectancy.” In Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics, Neil Salkind, editor. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 
Himes, Christine L. and Ying Fang. 2006. “Social Lives in Later Life.” In Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Kenneth Ferraro and Janet Wilmoth, editors. New York: Springer. 
Harrington Meyer, Madonna, Douglas A. Wolf, and Christine L. Himes. 2006. “How Will Declining Rates of Marriage Reshape Eligibility for Social Security?” CPR Policy Brief, No. 33. Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University. 
Harrington Meyer, Madonna, Douglas Wolf and Christine L. Himes. 2006. “Declining Eligibility for Social Security Spouse and Widow Benefits in the United States?” Research on Aging 28:240-260. 
    Quoted in Washington Post, “Social Insecurity” by Richard Morin. September 22, 2006, page A-2. 
Himes, Christine L. and Sandra L. Reynolds. 2005. “The Changing Relationship between Obesity and Educational Status.” Gender Issues 22:45-57. 
NaPier, Emily, Harrington Meyer, Madonna, and Christine L. Himes. 2005. “Overweight Over the Life Course.” Generations 29:31-36. 
Himes, Christine L. 2005. “Health Status in Later Life.” Public Policy and Aging Report 15(3): 
Harrington Meyer, Madonna, Douglas Wolf and Christine L. Himes. 2005. “Linking Benefits to Marital Status: Race and Social Security in the U.S.” Feminist Economics 11:145-162. Reprinted in N. Folbre, L. Shaw, and A. Stark (eds.), Warm Hands in Cold Age: Gender and Aging (London: Routledge Taylor & Francis, 2006). 
Himes, Christine L. 2004. “Obesity in Later Life: An Overview of the Issues.” Research on Aging 26:3-12.
Himes, Christine L. and Christine Caffrey. 2003. “Linking Social Gerontology with Quantitative and Critical Thinking Skills.” Teaching Sociology 31:85-94. 
Gerontological Society of America. 2002. The State of Aging and Health in AmericaWashington, DC: Gerontological Society of America.
Himes, Christine L. 2001. Elderly Americans. Population Bulletin 56(4). Washington, DC: \Population Reference Bureau.

Trief, Paula M., Christine L. Himes, Rebecca Orndorff, and Ruth S. Weinstock. 2001. “The Marital Relationship and Psychosocial Adaptation and Glycemic Control of Individuals with Diabetes.” Diabetes Care 24:1384-1389.

Himes, Christine L. 2000. “Standardization.” In Edgar Borgatta (eds.) Encyclopedia of Sociology
Himes, Christine L. and Erin B. Reidy. 2000. “The Role of Friends in Caregiving.” Research 
on Aging 22:315-336. 
Himes, Christine L. 2000. “Obesity, Disease, and Functional Limitation in Later Life.” 
Demography 37:73-82. 
Himes, Christine L. 1999. “Racial Differences in Education, Obesity, and Health in Later Life.” Pp. 370-372 in Socioeconomic Status and Health in Industrial Nations: Social, Psychological, and Biological Pathways, Nancy E. Adler, Michael Marmot, Bruce S. McEwen, and Judith Stewart eds. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 896. (Published conference proceedings). 
Farkas, Janice I. and Christine L. Himes. 1997. “The Influence of Caregiving and Employment on the Voluntary Activities of Midlife and Older Women.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 52B:S180-S189. 
Wilmoth, Janet M., Gordon F. DeJong, and Christine L. Himes. 1997. “Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Living Arrangements in Later Life.” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 17:57-82. 
Himes, Christine L., Anne K. Jordan, and Janice I. Farkas. 1996. “Factors Influencing Parental Caregiving by Adult Women: Variations by Care Intensity and Duration.” Research on Aging 18:349-370. 
Himes, Christine L., Dennis P. Hogan, and David J. Eggebeen. 1996. “Living Arrangements of Minority Elders.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 51B:S42-S48. 
Miles, Toni P. and Christine L. Himes. 1995. “Biological and Social Determinants of Body Size Across the Life Span--A Model for the Integration of Population Genetics and Demography.” Population Research and Policy Review 14:327-346. 
Himes, Christine L. 1994. “Age Patterns of Mortality and Cause of Death Structures in Sweden, Japan, and the United States.” Demography 31:633-650. 
Himes, Christine L., Samuel H. Preston, and Gretchen A. Condran. 1994. “A Relational Model of Mortality at Older Ages in Low Mortality Countries.” Population Studies 48:269-292. 
Himes, Christine L. and Thyne S. Rutrough. 1994. “Differences in the Use of Health Services by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Elderly.” Journal of Rural Health 10:80-88. 
Himes, Christine L. 1994. “Parental Caregiving by Adult Women: A Demographic Perspective.” Research on Aging 16:191-211. 
Clogg, Clifford C. and Christine L. Himes. 1993. “Comment: Uncertainty in Demographic Analysis.” Journal of the American Statistical Association 88:1072-1074. 
Himes, Christine L. and Clifford C. Clogg. 1992. “Demographic Analysis as a Method for Estimating Population by Age, Sex, and Race.” Population Index 58:587-607. 
Angel, Ronald, Jacqueline L. Angel, and Christine L. Himes. 1992. “Minority Group Status, Health Transitions, and Community Living Arrangements Among the Elderly.” Research on Aging 14:496-521. 
Himes, Christine L. 1992. “Social Demography of Contemporary Families and Aging.” Generations 17:13-16. 
    Reprinted in Linda Burton, ed., Families and Aging. Generations and Aging Series. Amityville, NY:Baywood Publishing Company. 
Himes, Christine L. 1992. “Future Caregivers: Projected Family Structures of Older Persons.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 47:17-26. 
Condran, Gretchen A., Christine L. Himes, and Samuel H. Preston. 1991. “Old Age Mortality Patterns: Evaluation of Population and Death Data at Advanced Ages in Low-Mortality Countries.” United Nations Population Bulletin 30:23-60. 
Preston, Samuel H., Christine L. Himes, and Mitchell Eggers. 1989. “Demographic Conditions Responsible for Population Aging.” Demography 26:691-704. 

“A Macro-Level Analysis of the Scope, Causes, and Consequences of Homophobia in Africa,” African Studies Review, Vol. 56, No. 2 (2013), pp. 47-66.

“Irish Protestant Migration and Politics in the U.S., Canada, and Australia: A Debated Legacy,” Irish Studies Review, Vol. 20, No. 3 (2012), pp. 263-281.

“Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Southern Europe and the Levant: Towards an Expanded Mediterranean Model?,” Mediterranean Politics, Vol. 16, No. 3, November 2011, pp. 343-363.

“New Ways of Understanding Migrant Integration in Europe,” in Assaad E. Azzi, Xenia Chryssochoou, Bert Klandermans, and Bernd Simon, eds., Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), pp. 114-136.

“Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa,” chapter in/contribution to International Studies Compendium Project, Robert A. Denemark, ed. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2010).

“Comparing Responses to Ethnic Segregation in Urban Europe,” Urban Studies, Vol. 45, No. 7 (June 2008), pp. 1333-1358.

Becoming Europe: Immigration, Integration, and the Welfare State(Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004).

The Policy Challenge of Ethnic Diversity: Immigrant Politics in France and Switzerland (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1994).

2012 with Ashley Mears. “Free to Those Who Can Afford It: the Everyday Affordance ofPrivilege.” Poetics: Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media, and the Arts 40 (2): 133-149.

2012 with Harvey Molotch. "Below the Subway: Taking Care Day in and Day Out." in Harvey Molotch, Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

2008 with Harvey Molotch. “Things at Work: Informal Social-Material Mechanisms for Getting the Job Done.” Journal of Consumer Culture 8: 35-67.

2003 with Harvey Molotch. “Dealing with Urban Terror: Heritages of Control, Varieties of Intervention, Strategies of Research.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 27: 779-98.

Islands of Privacy: Selective Concealment and Disclosure in Everyday Life. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010)

“Privacy in the United States: Some implications for design,” International Journal of Design, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2007), pp. 1-10.

“Boundary Play,” Space and Culture, Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005), pp. 302-324.

“A View From the Outside: Challenges of the Design Ph.D,” Idade da Imagem. Revista De arte, Ciencia, e Cultura do IADE, Instituto de Artes Visuais, Design e Marketing, No. 3, S. II (2005), pp. 114-124.

Home and Work: Negotiating Boundaries Through Everyday Life (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996).


Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W. D. Hamilton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

Editor, Beyond the Science Wars: The Missing Discourse about Science and Society (Albany: SUNY Press, 2000).

Co-Editor (with Peter Molnar), Nonverbal Communication: Where Nature Meets Culture (Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997).

Articles and chapters

"Implicit and Explicit ’Customized Science’ – the Case of Evolutionary Biology.” in ”Customized Science”? The Impact of World Views on Contemporary Science,” Mikael Stenmark and Ulf Zachariasson (eds.), Palgrave McMillan (forthcoming).

”The Heart of the Humanities.”  Eruditio, Vol 1, Issue 1, September 2012, pp. 161-170.

“Sociobiology”, In William Sims Bainbridge (ed.) Leadership in Science and Technology, Vol. II (Case Studies). Sage Publs. 2012, pp. 564-572.

Reviews of Nature’s Oracle: Tjhe Life of W. D. Hamilton:

Economist | Guardian | Kirkus | Nature | Telegraph | Science

Matthew A. Shapiro (2014) “Recycling: The Politics, the Science, and the Technology,” in Brent S. Steel’s (Ed.) Science and Politics: An A-to-Z Guide to Issues and Controversies, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2014) “Regionalism’s Challenge to the Pollution Haven Hypothesis: A Study of Northeast Asia and China,” The Pacific Review, 27(1): 27-47.

Toby Bolsen, Thomas J. Leeper, and Matthew A. Shapiro (2014) “Doing What Others Do: Norms, Science, and Collective Action on Global Warming,” American Politics Research, 42(1): 65-89.

Matthew Haigh and Matthew A. Shapiro (2013) “Do Environmental Policy Instruments Influence Fiduciaries’ Decisions?” Environment & Planning A, 45(4): 853-871.

Jahna Otterbacher, Matthew A. Shapiro, and Libby Hemphill (2013) “Interacting or Just Acting? A Case Study of European, Korean, and American Politicians’ Interactions with the Public on Twitter,” Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, 12(1): 5-20.

Matthew A. Shapiro and Jeffrey B. Nugent (2012) “Institutions and the Sources of Innovation: The Determinants and Effects of International R&D Collaboration,” International Journal of Public Policy, 8(4-6): 230-250.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2012) “Receiving Information at Korean and Taiwanese Universities, Industry, and GRIs,” Scientometrics, 90(1): 289-309.

Matthew A. Shapiro and with Han Woo Park (2012) “Regional Development in South Korea: Accounting for Research Area in Centrality and Networks,” Scientometrics, 90(1): 271-287.

Matthew Haigh and Matthew A. Shapiro (2012) “Carbon Reporting: Does It Matter?” Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal, 25(1): 105-125.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2012) “Long-Run Protection: Determining Key Features of Growth and Sustainability in Northeast Asia,” in Jorg Mahlich and Werner Pascha’s (Eds) Korean Science and Technology in an International Perspective, New York and Heidelberg: Springer.

Matthew A. Shapiro and Keenan Gottschall (2011) “Northeast Asian Environmentalism: Policies as a Function of ENGOs,” Asian Politics and Policy, 3(4): 551-567.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2011) “The Triple Helix Paradigm in Korea and Taiwan: A Test for New Forms of Capital,” in Mohammed Saad and Girma Zawdie’s (Eds) Theory and Practice of the Triple Helix Model in Developing Countries, New York: Routledge.

Matthew A. Shapiro, Han Woo Park, and Min-Ho So (2010) “Quantifying the National Innovation System: Inter-regional Collaboration Networks in South Korea,” Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 22(7): 845-857.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2009) “Korea’s Environmental Sustainability Leadership in East Asia and Beyond,” Korea Observer 40(4): 735-762.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2008) “The Triple Helix Paradigm in Korea: A Test for New Forms of Capital,” International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development 6(3) 171-191.

Matthew A. Shapiro (2007) “Public-Private R&D Collaboration in Korea: A Survey of Public Sector Institutes,” in Jorg Mahlich and Werner Pascha’s (Eds) Technology and Innovation in Korea, New York and Heidelberg: Springer.

Small Firm-University Knowledge Networks: Evidence from the UK and the US, forthcoming

Transatlantic Institution: Can Partnership be Engineered? with J. Peterson (2009) The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, VOL 11, 25–45, Blackwell Publishing.

Universities, Knowledge Networks and Regional Policy (2008) with Robert Huggins and Andrew Johnston, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Vol. 1, No. 2, 321-340, Oxford University Press.

The EU’s International Relations with the US (2005) with M. Smith. In M. Smith and C. Hill (eds) The EU as an External Actor, Oxford University Press.

Managing EU-US relations: Actors, Institutions and the Transatlantic Policy Process (2005) Manchester University Press (UK)/ Macmillan (US).

Competing Trade and Regulatory Strategies for the Mutual Recognition of Conformity Assessment in the Transatlantic Marketplace (2005) In Michelle Egan (ed) Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace: Government Policies and Business Strategies, Manchester University Press (UK)/ Macmillan (US).

Managed Mutual Recognition of Goods and Services in the Transatlantic Marketplace (2005) co-authored with K. Nicolaidis, in The Future of Transatlantic Economic Relations, Continuity Amid Discord, European University Institute, San Domenico di Firenze, Italy.