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  1. Wisecup, AK; McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L (2005). Recognition of Gender Identity and Task Performance. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Smith-Lovin, L; Heise, DR (1988). Analyzing Social Interaction: Research Advances in Affect Control Theory.. Gordon and Breach.  (Reprinted from a double special issue of Journal of Mathematical Sociology.)

Articles and Chapters

  1. Myers, DJ; Lipscomb, HJ; Epling, C; Hunt, D; Richardson, W; Smith-Lovin, L; Dement, JM "Surgical Team Stability and Risk of Sharps-Related Blood and Body Fluid Exposures During Surgical Procedures.."  May, 2016: 512-518. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Clay-Warner, J; Robinson, DT; Smith-Lovin, L; Rogers, KB; James, KR "Justice Standard Determines Emotional Responses to Over-Reward."  March, 2016: 44-67. [doi]
  3. Myers, DJ; Lipscomb, HJ; Epling, C; Hunt, D; Richardson, W; Smith-Lovin, L; Dement, JM "Surgical Procedure Characteristics and Risk of Sharps-Related Blood and Body Fluid Exposure.."  January, 2016: 80-87. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Smith-Lovin, L; Thoits, PA "Introduction to the Special Section on the Sociology of Emotions."  July, 2014: 187-188. [doi]
  5. Smith, JA; McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L "Social Distance in the United States."  June, 2014: 432-456. [doi]
  6. with Smith-Lovin, L; Foy, S; Freeland, R; Miles, A; Rogers, KB ""Emotion and affect in the social psychology of inequality."." Social Psychology of Inequality. Ed. Lawler, E; McLeod, J; Schwalbe, M SPRINGER, 2013
  7. with Smith-Lovin, L; Smith, JA; McPherson, M ""Social distance in the United States: Homophily on Race, Sex, Age, Education and Religion, 1985-2004"."  Forthcoming
  8. with Smith-Lovin, L; Thoits, P ""Culture, social structure and emotion in the sociology of emotion"."  Forthcoming, 2014
  9. Reynolds, WN; Salter, WJ; Farber, RM; Corley, C; Dowling, CP; Beeman, WO; Smith-Lovin, L; Choi, JN "Sociolect-based community detection.."  Ed. Glass, K; Colbaugh, R; Sanfilippo, A; Kao, A; Gabbay, M; Corley, C; Li, J; Khan, L; Wynne, A; Coote, L; Mao, W; Zeng, D; Yaghoobi, A IEEE, 2013: 221-226. [doi]
  10. Rogers, KB; Smith-Lovin, L "Answering the Call for a Sociological Perspective on the Multilevel Social Construction of Emotion: A Comment on Boiger and Mesquita."  July, 2012: 232-233. [doi]
  11. Rogers, KB; Smith-Lovin, L "Action, Interaction, and Groups." The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology. February, 2012: 119-138. [doi]
  12. with Smith-Lovin, L; Rogers, KB ""Answering the call for a sociological contribution to a multilevel social construction of emotion"."  2012: 1-20.
  13. with Smith-Lovin, L; Winkielman, P "The Social Psychologies of Emotion: A Bridge That Is Not Too Far."  2010: 327-332. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  14. with Smith-Lovin, L; Owens, TJ; Robinson, DT ""The Many Faces of Identity"."  2010: 477-499. [doi]
  15. with Mark, NP; Smith-Lovin, L; Ridgeway, CL "Why do nominal characteristics acquire status value? A minimal explanation for status construction.."  November 2009: 832-862. [20503743]  [abs]
  16. with McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L; Brashears, ME "Models and Marginals: Using Survey Evidence to Study Social Networks."  August 2009: 670-681. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  17. McPherson, M; Brashears, ME; Smith-Lovin, L "Erratum: Social isolation in America: Changes in core discussion networks over two decades (American Sociological Review (2006) vol. 71 (353-375))."  December, 2008: 1022.
  18. Smith-Lovin, L "Commentary." Social Structure and Emotion. December, 2008: 13-19. [doi]  [abs]
  19. with Smith-Lovin, L; Smith, JA; McPherson, M ""Social Isolation"." Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Ed. Reis, H; Sprecher, S 2008
  20. Smith-Lovin, L ""To thine own self be true? Social structural sources of self, situated identity and emotion."." Within the Social World: Essays in Social Psychology. Ed. Chin, J; Cardell, J Allyn & Bacon/Longman, 2008
  21. Smith-Lovin, L ""Status, power and emotion: Commentary"." Social Structure and Emotion. Ed. Clay-Warner, J; Robinson, DT Academic Press, 2008: 13-20.
  22. with Smith-Lovin, L; McPherson, M; Brashears, M ""Loosening the ties that bind"."  2008
  23. Smith-Lovin, L; Brody, CJ "Interruptions in Group Discussions: The Effects of Gender and Group Composition.." Interviewing II. Ed. Fielding, N Sage, 2008
  24. Smith-Lovin, L "Do we need a public sociology?: It depends on what you mean by sociology." Public Sociology: Fifteen Eminent Sociologists Debate Politics and the Profession in the Twenty-first Century. Ed. Dan Clawson, Robert Zussman, Joya Mizra, Naomi Gerstel, Randall Stokes, Douglas L. Anderton and Michael Burawoy University of California Press, 2007: 124-134.
  25. "" The strength of weak identities: Social structural sources of self, situated identity and emotional experience"."  June, 2007 Cooley-Mead Award Address
  26. Smith-Lovin, L "The strength of weak identities: Social structural sources of self, situation and emotional experience."  June, 2007: 106-124. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  27. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L; Brashears, ME "Social Isolation in America: Changes in Core Discussion Networks over Two Decades."  June, 2006: 353-375. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  28. with Smith-Lovin, L; Robinson, DT ""Control Theories of Identity, Action and Emotion."." Purpose, Meaning and Action: Control Systems Theories in Sociology. Ed. McClelland, KA; Fararo, TJ Palgrave Macmillan, 2006: 163-188.
  29. Wisecup, A; Robinson, DT; Smith-Lovin, L ""Sociology of Emotions"." Handbook of 21st Century Sociology. Ed. Peck, DL; Bryant, CD SAGE Publications, 2006: 106-115.
  30. with Smith-Lovin, L; Robinson, DT; Wisecup, A ""Affect Control Theory"." Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions. Ed. Stets, JE; Turner, JH SPRINGER, 2006: 179-202.
  31. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L "Social Networks." Youth Activism: An International Encyclopedia. Ed. Sherrod, LR Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006
  32. with Smith-Lovin, L; Robinson, DT ""Affect Control Theory"." Contemporary Social Psychological Theories. Ed. Burke, PJ Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press., 2006: 137-64.
  33. Smith-Lovin, L "“Affect Control Theory.”." Handbook of Social Theory. Ed. Ritzer, G Sage, December, 2005
  34. with Smith-Lovin, L; Wisecup, A; McPherson, M ""Gender Identity Recognition and Task Performance"."  Ed. Thye, S; Lawler, E Elsevier Ltd, 2005: 177-201.
  36. Smith-Lovin, L "Self, identity, and interaction in an ecology of identities." Advances in Identity Theory and Research. Ed. Burke, Peter J., Owens, Tim J., Thoits, Peggy A and Serpe, Richard New York: Kluwer/Plenum, 2003: 167-178. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  37. Okamoto, DG; Rashotte, L; Smith-Lovin, L "Measuring interruptions: Structural versus contextual approaches."  2002: 38-55. [doi]
  38. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L "Cohesion and membership duration: Linking groups, relations and individuals in an ecology of affiliation."  2002: 1-36. [doi]  [abs]
  39. Okamoto, DG; Smith-Lovin, L "Changing the subject: Gender, status, and the dynamics of topic change."  December, 2001: 852-873. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  40. Robinson, D; Smith-Lovin, L "Getting a Laugh: A Look at Humor in Task Group Discussions."  2001: 123-58.
  41. Robinson, DT; Smith-Lovin, L "Getting A Laugh: Gender, Status, and Humor in Task Discussions."  Oxford University Press (OUP), September, 2001: 123-158. [doi]
  42. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L; Cook, JM "Birds of a Feather: Homophily in Social Networks."  2001: 415-444. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  43. with Dina Okamoto "“Changing the Subject: Gender, Status and the Dynamics of Topic Transitions”."  2001: 852-73.
  44. Smith-Lovin, L "“Role-identities, action and emotion: parallel processing and the production of mixed emotions”."  Ed. Kashima, Y; Foddy, M; Platow, M New York: Erlbaum, 2001: 125-144.
  45. Tsoudis, O; Smith-Lovin, L "Defining the Situation: Emotional Display and Construals about Crime."  2001
  46. Tsoudis, O; Smith-Lovin, L "Criminal identity: The key to situational construals in mock criminal court cases."  2001: 3-31. [doi]
  47. Smith-Lovin, L "Simplicity, uncertainty, and the power of generative theories."  March, 2000: 300-306. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  48. "“Simplicity, uncertainty and the power of generative theories.”."  2000: 300-5.
  49. Smith-Lovin, L "“Social psychology.”." Blackwell Companion to Sociology. Ed. Blau, J Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2000
  50. Smith-Lovin, L "Core concepts and common ground: The relational basis of our discipline."  September, 1999: 1-23. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  51. Robinson, DT; Smith-Lovin, L "Emotion display as a strategy for identity negotiation."  June, 1999: 73-104. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  52. Ridgeway, C; Smith-Lovin, L "Interaction in the gender system: Theory and research."  January, 1999: 191-216. [doi]
  53. Smith-Lovin, L "“Sociology of emotions.”." Encyclopedia of Human Emotions. Ed. Levinson, D; Ponzetti, J; Jorgensen, P New York: Macmillan, January, 1999
  54. Smith-Lovin, L; Ridgeway, C "Gender and interaction." Handbook on the Sociology of Gender. Ed. Chafetz, JS Plenum, 1999: 247-274.
  55. McPherson, JM; Smith-Lovin, L "A Comparative Ecology of Five Nations." Ecological Models of Organizations. Ed. Carroll, GR Ballinger, 1998: 85-110.
  56. Smith-Lovin, L "“Emotion Management as Emotional Labor.”." Required Reading: Sociology’s Most Influential Books. Ed. Clawson, D Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998
  57. Tsoudis, O; Smith-Lovin, L "How Bad Was It? Identity and Emotion Display in Mock Jury Deliberations."  1998: 695-722. [doi]
  58. Munch, A; McPherson, JM; Smith-Lovin, L "Gender, Children, and Social Contact: The Effects of Childrearing for Men and Women."  August, 1997: 509-509. [doi]
  59. Ibarra, H; Smith-Lovin, L "Alternative Routes: A Social Network Perspective on Gender and Careers." Creating Tomorrow’s Organizations. Ed. Cooper, C; Jackson, S WILEY, 1997: 359-84.
  60. Rashotte, LS "“Who Benefits from Being Bold: The Interactive Effects of Task Cues and Status Characteristics on Influence in Mock Jury Groups”."  JAI Press, 1997
  61. Ridgeway, CL; Smith-Lovin, L "Gender and Social Interaction."  September, 1996: 173-175.
  62. Smith-Lovin, L ""The Sociology of Affect and Emotion."." Sociological Perspectives on Social Psychology. Ed. Cook, K; Fine, G; House, J Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995: 118-48.
  63. Mayhew, B; McPherson, M; Rotolo, T ""Sex and Race Heterogeneity in Face-to-Face Groups"."  1995: 15-52. [doi]
  64. Robinson, DT; Tsoudis, O ""Heinous Crime or Unfortunate Accident: Emotion Displays and Reactions to Vignettes of Criminal Confessions"."  1994: 175-90. [doi]
  65. Ridgeway, C ""Structure, Culture and Interaction: A Comparison of Affect Control Theory and Expectations States Theory"."  JAI Press, 1994
  66. SMITH-LOVIN, LYNN "Can Emotionality and Rationality be Reconciled?."  SAGE Publications, April, 1993: 283-293. [doi]
  67. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L "You Are Who You Know: A Network Perspective on Gender." Theory on Gender/Feminism on Theory.. Ed. England, P New York: Aldine, 1993: 223-241.
  68. Robinson, D; Smith-Lovin, L "Gender and Conversational Dynamics." Gender and Interaction. Ed. Ridgeway, C Springer Verlag, 1992: 122-56.
  69. Smith-Lovin, L ""An Affect Control View of Cognition and Emotion."." Self and Society: A Social Cognition Approach. Ed. Howard, J; Callero, P Cambridge University Press, 1992: 143-69.
  70. Robinson, D "“Selective interaction as a strategy for identity maintenance: An affect control model.”."  1992: 12-28.
  71. Douglas, WT; Smith-Lovin, L "An affect control analysis of two religious subcultures." Social Perspectives on Emotion. Ed. Franks, D; Gecas, V JAI Press, Fall, 1992: 217-247.
  72. Gilbert, EVRIGN "Researching Social Life."  London: Sage, 1992
  73. Smith-Lovin, L ""Emotion as Confirmation and Disconfirmation of Identity: An Affect Control Model."." Research Agendas in Emotions,. Ed. Kemper, TD New York: SUNY Press, 1990: 238-270.
  74. Robinson, D; Smith-Lovin, L "The Timing of Interruptions in Group Discussions." Advances in Group Processes. Ed. Lawler, EJ; Ridgeway, C; Walker, H; Markovsky, B Vol. 7JAI Press, 1990: 45-74.
  75. Smith-Lovin, L ""Affect, Sentiment and Emotion."."  1989: 5-9.
  76. Brody, CJ ""Interruptions in Group Discussions: The Effects of Gender and Group Composition."."  1989: 424-35.
  77. Smith‐Lovin, L "Affect control theory: An assessment*."  Informa UK Limited, December, 1987: 171-192. [doi]
  78. Smith‐Lovin, L "The affective control of events within settings*."  Informa UK Limited, December, 1987: 71-101. [doi]
  79. Smith‐Lovin, L "Impressions from events*."  December, 1987: 35-70. [doi]
  80. McPherson, JM; Smith-Lovin, L "Homophily in Voluntary Organizations: Status Distance and the Composition of Face-to-Face Groups."  June, 1987: 370-370. [doi]
  81. with J. Miller McPherson ""Homophily in Voluntary Organizations."."  1987: 370-79.
  82. McPherson, JM ""Homophily in Voluntary Organizations."."  1987: 370-79.
  83. Smith-Lovin, L; Skvoretz, JV; Hudson, CG "Status and Participation in Six-Person Groups: A Test of Skvoretz's Comparative Status Model."  June, 1986: 992-1005. [doi]
  84. McPherson, JM ""Sex Segregation in Voluntary Associations."."  1986: 61-79.
  86. Smith-Lovin, L; Tickamyer, AR "Fertility and patterns of labor force participation among married women.."  January, 1983: 81-95. [7348449]
  87. Wilson, KL; Smith-Lovin, L "Scaling the prestige, authority, and income potential of college curricula."  January, 1983: 159-186. [doi]  [abs]
  88. Heise, DR; Smith-Lovin, L "A Structural Equation Model of Impression Formation." Multivariate Methods in the Social Sciences. Ed. Hirschberg, CIN; Humphries, L L. Erlbaum, 1982
  89. Szinovacz, ROM "Women’s Retirement: Policy Implications of Recent Research, Vol. 6.."  (Beverly Hills: Sage,), Sex Roles, 1982
  90. Tickamyer, AR ""Models of Women’s Work and Fertility"."  1982: 461-66.
  91. McPherson, JM ""Women and Weak Ties: Differences by Sex in the Size of Voluntary Organizations."."  1982: 883-904.
  92. Heise, DR ""Impressions of Goodness, Powerfulness and Liveliness from Discerned Social Events."."  1981: 93-106.
  93. Smith-Lovin, L; Wilson, KL "On the Practical Value of Causal Modeling II. Educational Attainment and the Measurement of Conceptual Variables."  October, 1980: 547-565. [doi]
  94. Smith-Lovin, L "Individual Political Participation: The Effects of Social Structure and Communication Behavior."  January, 1979: 23-50. [doi]  [abs]
  95. Smith-Lovin, L ""Behavioral Settings and Impressions Formed from Social Scenarios."."  1979: 31-42.
  96. Smith-Lovin, L; Tickamyer, AR "Nonrecursive models of labor force participation, fertility behavior and sex role attitudes.."  August, 1978: 541-557. [707913]
  97. Ogan, C; Plymale, I; Turpin, W; Shaw, D ""The Changing Front Page of the New York Times."."  1976: 340-44.
  98. Bishop, ME; Smith-Lovin, L "The Young Moderns: Correlates of Communication Behavior among Appalachian (U.S.) College Students." Der Anteil Der Massenmediem Bei Der Herausbildung Des Besussteinss In Der Sich Wanderlunden Welt. Leipzig, D.D.R.: Karl Marx Universtat, 1974: 215-24.

Book Reviews

  1. Smith-Lovin, L (1997). [Review- Symbolic Interactionism as Affect Control (SUNY, 1994) by Neil MacKinnon]. Social Forces, 75, 1489-91.
  2. Lewis, ROM; Haviland, JM (1995). [Handbook of Emotions (New York: Guilford, 1993)]. Contemporary Sociology, 24, 298-300.
  3. Mott, ROF (1984). [The Employment Revolution. (MIT Press, 1982)]. Social Forces, 63, 302-3.
  4. Review of M. Szinovacz (1982). [Women's Retirement: Policy Implications of Recent Research, Vol. 6.]. Sage Yearbooks in Women's Policy Studies..
  5. Review of M. Szinovacz (1982). [Women's Retirement: Policy Implications of Recent Research, Vol. 6.]. Sage Yearbooks in Women's Policy Studies..
  6. Rokeach, ROM (1981). [Understanding Human Values, Individual and Societal.]. Social Forces, 59, 1330-32.
  7. Scanzoni, ROJH (1980). [Life Styles and Childbearing (New York: Free Press, 1975), and D. Gill, Illegitimacy, Sexuality and the Status of Women. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1977)]. American Journal of Sociology, 86, 227-31.
  8. Richmond-Abbott, ROM (1976). [The American Woman: Her Past, Her Present and Her Future. (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston)]. Sex Roles, 6, 879-81.


  1. Smith-Lovin, L (August 2010). Podcast. Thomson Reuters "Sciencewatch".
  2. Smith-Lovin, L (2005). Introduction of Karen S. Cook: Recipient of the 2004 Cooley-Mead Award. Social psychology quarterly, 68(1), 1-3. [Gateway.cgi]
  3. Smith-Lovin, L (2005). Foreword. The Sociology of Emotions.
  4. Molm, L (2000). “Introduction to special issue on the state of sociological social psychology at the millennium.”. Social Psychology Quarterly, 63(4), 281-3.
  5. Smith-Lovin, L (1999). “Introduction: David R. Heise, Cooley-Mead Award Winner.”. Social Psychology Quarterly, 62(1), 1-3.
  6. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L (1993). Some Disintegrating Thoughts on Structure and Agency: Reply to Molm. Theory on Gender/Feminism on Theory.
  7. McPherson, M; Smith-Lovin, L (1993). Eliminating Choice: Reply to Folbre. Theory on Gender/Feminism on Theory.
  8. Smith-Lovin, L (1992). "Introduction: Joseph Berger, Cooley-Mead Award Winner.". Social Psychology Quarterly, 55(1), 1-4.


  1. with Miller McPherson and Matthew Brashears ""Social Isolation in America: Changes in core discussion networks over two decades"." Social Pathology: An Introduction. ICFAI Research Center, 2008
  2. with Smith-Lovin, L; Brody, CJ "Interruptions in Group Discussions: The Effects of Gender and Group Composition.." Interviewing II. Ed. Fielding, N Sage, 2008 Reprint of 1989 American Sociological Review article

Work In Progress

  1. with Smith-Lovin, L; Moskovitz, C "A Very Short Guide to Writing in Sociology."  Oxford University Press (under contract), 2013
  2. Smith-Lovin, L "Podcast."  2010
  3. with Smith-Lovin, L; McPherson, M "Book manuscript, Networks and Niches in an Ecology of Affiliation."  in process
  4. with Smith-Lovin, L; Robinson, DT "Book manuscript, Identity, Interaction and Emotion."  In process
  5. with Smith-Lovin, L; Clay-Warner, J; Robinson, DT "Emotional Reactions to Over-Reward."  In progress

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