Publications

The searchable list below includes peer-reviewed publications by CPC fellows, predoctoral trainees, postdoctoral scholars, and professional staff during the period of 2004 - present. 

Additional publications by our research projects and their collaborative communities may be found on their respective web sites such as:


Beck, Audrey N.; Finch, Brian Karl; Lin, Shih-Fan; Hummer, Robert A.; & Masters, Ryan K. (2014). Racial Disparities in Self-Rated Health: Trends, Explanatory Factors, and the Changing Role of Socio-Demographics. Social Science & Medicine, 104, 163-77. PMCID: PMC4002582

Brown, Dustin C.; Hummer, Robert A.; & Hayward, Mark D. (2014). The Importance of Spousal Education for the Self-Rated Health of Married Adults in the United States. Population Research and Policy Review, 33(1), 127-51. PMCID: PMC3912877

Hayward, Mark D.; Hummer, Robert A.; Chiu, Chi-Tsun; González-González, César; & Wong, Rebeca. (2014). Does the Hispanic Paradox in U.S. Adult Mortality Extend to Disability? Population Research and Policy Review, 33(1), 81-96. PMCID: PMC4376250

Hummer, Robert A.; Melvin, Jennifer E.; Sheehan, Connor M.; & Wang, Ying-Ting. (2014). Race/Ethnicity, Mortality, and Longevity. In Whitfield, Keith E. & Baker, Tamara A. (Eds.), Handbook of Minority Aging (pp. 131-51). New York: Springer Publishing.

Masters, Ryan K.; Hummer, Robert A.; Powers, Daniel A.; Beck, Audrey N.; Lin, Shih-Fan; & Finch, Brian Karl. (2014). Long-Term Trends in Adult Mortality for U.S. Blacks and Whites: An Examination of Period- and Cohort-Based Changes. Demography, 51(6), 2047-73. PMCID: PMC4420626

Melvin, Jennifer E.; Hummer, Robert A.; Elo, Irma T.; & Mehta, Neil. (2014). Age Patterns of Racial/Ethnic/Nativity Differences in Disability and Physical Functioning in the United States. Demographic Research, 31(17), 497-509. PMCID: PMC4755494

Cantu, Phillip A.; Hayward, Mark D.; Hummer, Robert A.; & Chiu, Chi-Tsun. (2013). New Estimates of Racial/Ethnic Differences in Life Expectancy with Chronic Morbidity and Functional Loss: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 28(3), 283-97. PMCID: PMC4029590

Hummer, Robert A.; & Hernandez, Elaine M. (2013). The Effect of Educational Attainment on Adult Mortality in the United States. Population Bulletin, 68(1), 1-18. PMCID: PMC4435622

Hummer, Robert A.; & Perry, Lauren M. (2013). Education and Health. In Baxter, Janeen (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lariscy, Joseph T.; Hummer, Robert A.; Rath, Jessica M.; Villanti, Andrea C.; Hayward, Mark D.; & Vallone, Donna M. (2013). Race/Ethnicity, Nativity, and Tobacco Use among U.S. Young Adults: Results from a Nationally Representative Survey. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15(8), 1417-26.

Ra, Chaelin Karen; Cho, Youngtae; & Hummer, Robert A. (2013). Is Acculturation always Adverse to Korean Immigrant Health in the United States? Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 15(3), 510-6.

Rogers, Richard G.; Hummer, Robert A.; & Everett, Bethany G. (2013). Educational Differentials in US Adult Mortality: An Examination of Mediating Factors. Social Science Research, 42(2), 465-81. PMCID: PMC4874513

Wade, Becky; Lariscy, Joseph T.; & Hummer, Robert A. (2013). Racial/Ethnic and Nativity Patterns of U.S. Adolescent and Young Adult Smoking. Population Research and Policy Review, 32(3), 353-71. PMCID: PMC4203375

Brown, Dustin C.; Hayward, Mark D.; Montez, Jennifer Karas; Hummer, Robert A.; Chiu, Chi-Tsun; & Hidajat, Mira M. (2012). The Significance of Education for Mortality Compression in the United States. Demography, 49(3), 819-40. PMCID: PMC3500099

Hummer, Robert A.; & Chinn, Juanita J. (2012). Mortality among the U.S. Hispanic Population. In Verdugo, Richard R. (Ed.), The Demography of the Hispanic Population: Selected Essays (pp. 75-93). Charlotte, N.C.: Information Age Publishing. Inc..

Lin, Shih-Fan; Beck, Audrey N.; Finch, Brian Karl; Hummer, Robert A.; & Master, Ryan K. (2012). Trends in US Older Adult Disability: Exploring Age, Period, and Cohort Effects. American Journal of Public Health, 102(11), 2157-63. PMCID: PMC3471673

Masters, Ryan K.; Hummer, Robert A.; & Powers, Daniel A. (2012). Educational Differences in U.S. Adult Mortality: A Cohort Perspective. American Sociological Review, 77(4), 548-72. PMCID: PMC4208076

Montez, Jennifer Karas; Hummer, Robert A.; & Hayward, Mark D. (2012). Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States: A Systematic Analysis of Functional Form. Demography, 49(1), 315-36. PMCID: PMC3290920

Ross, Catherine E.; Masters, Ryan K.; & Hummer, Robert A. (2012). Education and the Gender Gaps in Health and Mortality. Demography, 49(4), 1157-83. PMCID: PMC3496041

Sullivan, Kate; Raley, R. Kelly; Hummer, Robert A.; & Schiefelbein, Emily. (2012). The Potential Contribution of Marital-Cohabitation Status to Racial, Ethnic, and Nativity Differentials in Birth Outcomes in Texas. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(4), 775-84.

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