Lori A. Burrington

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Position: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Oakland University

http://www.oakland.edu/socan/faculty/burrington

Ph.D., Sociology, The Ohio State University

Dr. Burrington's research interests include contextual effects on individual crime, delinquency, and health-risk behaviors in adolescence and early adulthood; race, ethnic, class, and gender disparities in health and problem behavior; community and school social organization; multilevel statistical models.

Selected Publications:

Staff, Jeremy, Matthew Van Eseltine, April Woolnaugh, Eric Silver, and Lori Burrington. 2012. “Adolescent Work Experiences and Family Formation Behavior.”  Journal of Research on Adolescence 22(1): 150-164

Kwan, Mei-Po, Ruth D. Peterson, Christopher R, Browning, Lori A. Burrington, Catherine A. Calder, and Lauren J. Krivo.  2009.  “Reconceptualizing Sociogeographical Context for the Study of Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction.”   Pp. 445-454 in Geography and Drug Addiction, edited by Yonette F. Thomas, Douglas Richardson and Ivan Cheung.  Berlin:  Springer.

Lori A. Burrington and Christopher R. Browning.  2008. “Neighborhood Context: Childhood and Adolescence.” In Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr. (Farmington Hills, MI:  Macmillan Reference USA).

Lori A. Burrington and Christopher R. Browning.  2008. “Neighborhood Context: Adulthood.” In Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr. (Farmington Hills, MI:  Macmillan Reference USA).

Browning, Christopher R., Lori A. Burrington, Tama Leventhal, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.  2008.  “Neighborhood Structural Disadvantage, Collective Efficacy, and Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior.”  Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49(3):269-285.

Browning, Christopher R. and Lori A. Burrington.  2006. “Racial Differences in Sexual and Fertility Attitudes in an Urban Setting.”  Journal of Marriage and Family 68:236-51.