Research

In press

Turney, Kristin, and Emma Conner. “Jails as a Common and Consequential Form of Criminal Justice Contact.” Annual Review of Criminology.

Turney, Kristin, and Sara Wakefield. “Criminal Justice Contact and Inequality.” RSF:The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.

Halpern-Meekin, Sarah, and Kristin Turney. “Relationship Churning and Desistance from Intimate Abuse.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

2018

Turney, Kristin. “Adverse Childhood Experiences among Children of Incarcerated Parents.” Children & Youth Services Review 89:218–225.

Turney, Kristin, and Rebecca Goodsell. “Parental Incarceration and Children’s Wellbeing.” Future of Children 28:147–164.

Turney, Kristin, and Jessica Halliday Hardie. “Health Limitations Among Mothers and Fathers: Implications for Parenting.” Journal of Marriage and Family 80:219–238.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. “Maternal Incarceration and the Transformation of Urban Family Life.” Social Forces 96:1155–1182.

Haskins, Anna, and Kristin Turney. “The Demographic Landscape and Sociological Implications of Parental Incarceration for Childhood Inequality.” Pp. 9–28 in C. Wildeman, A. Haskins, and J. Poehlmann-Tynan (Eds.), When Parents are Incarcerated: Interdisciplinary Research and Interventions to Support Children. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

Wildeman, Christopher, Alyssa Goldman, and Kristin Turney. “Parental Incarceration and Child Health in the United States.” Epidemiologic Reviews 40:146–156.

2017

Turney, Kristin, and Yader R. Lanuza. “Parental Incarceration and the Transition to Adulthood.” Journal of Marriage and Family 79:1314–1330.

Sugie, Naomi, and Kristin Turney. “Beyond Incarceration: Criminal Justice Contact and Mental Health.” American Sociological Review 82:719–743.

Turney, Kristin, and Sarah Halpern-Meekin. “Parenting in On/Off Relationships: The Link Between Relationship Churning and Father Involvement.” Demography 54:861–886.

Turney, Kristin. “Unmet Health Care Needs among Children Exposed to Parental Incarceration.” Maternal and Child Health Journal 21:1194–1202.

Turney, Kristin, Britni L. Adams, Emma Conner, Rebecca Goodsell, and Janet Muñiz. “Challenges and Opportunities for Conducting Research on Children of Incarcerated Fathers.” Sociological Studies of Children & Youth 22:199–221.

Turney, Kristin. “The Unequal Consequences of Mass Incarceration for Children.” Demography 54:361–389.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. “Adverse Childhood Experiences among Children Placed in and Adopted from Foster Care: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey.” Child Abuse & Neglect 64:117–129.

Hardie, Jessica Halliday, and Kristin Turney. “The Intergenerational Consequences of Parental Health Limitations.” Journal of Marriage and Family 79:801–815.

Yi, Youngmin, Kristin Turney, and Christopher Wildeman. “Mental Health among Jail and Prison Inmates.” American Journal of Men’s Health 11: 900–909.

2016

Turney, Kristin, and Daniel J. Schneider. “Incarceration and Household Asset Ownership.” Demography 53:2075–2103.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. “Mental and Physical Health of Children in Foster Care.” Pediatrics: e20161118.

Wildeman, Christopher, Kristin Turney, and Youngmin Yi. 2016. “Paternal Incarceration and Family Functioning: Variation Across Federal, State, and Local Facilities.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 665:80-97.

Halpern-Meekin, Sarah, and Kristin Turney. 2016. “Relationship Churning and Parenting Stress among Mothers and Fathers.” Journal of Marriage and Family 78:715-729.

2015

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Beyond Average Effects: Incorporating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects into Research on Family Life.” Journal of Family Theory & Review 7:468–481.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Liminal Men: Incarceration and Relationship Dissolution.” Social Problems 62:499–528.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2015. “Self-Reported Health among Recently Incarcerated Mothers.” American Journal of Public Health 105:2014–2020.

Turney, Kristin, and Sara McLanahan. 2015. “The Academic Consequences of Early Childhood Problem Behaviors.” Social Science Research 54:131–145.

Schneider, Daniel, and Kristin Turney. 2015. “Incarceration and Black-White Inequality in Homeownership: A State-level Analysis.” Social Science Research 53:403–414.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Paternal Incarceration and Children’s Food Insecurity: A Consideration of Variation and Mechanisms.” Social Service Review 89:335–367.

Turney, Kristin. 2015. “Hopelessly Devoted? Relationship Quality During and After Incarceration.” Journal of Marriage and Family 77:480–495.

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2015. “Detrimental for Some? Heterogeneous Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Child Wellbeing.” Criminology & Public Policy 14:125–156.

2014

Turney, Kristin, and Anna Haskins. 2014. “Falling Behind? Children’s Early Grade Retention after Paternal Incarceration.” Sociology of Education 87:241–258.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Stress Proliferation Across Generations? Examining the Relationship between Parental Incarceration and Childhood Health.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55:302–319.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “The Intergenerational Consequences of Mass Incarceration: Implications for Children’s Co-residence and Contact with Grandparents.” Social Forces 93:299–327.

Wildeman, Christopher, and Kristin Turney. 2014. “Positive, Negative, or Null? The Effects of Maternal Incarceration on Children’s Behavioral Problems.” Demography 51:1041–1068.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “The Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Maternal Neglect and Harsh Parenting.” Social Forces 92:1607–1636.

Cherng, Hua-Yu Sebastian, Kristin Turney, and Grace Kao. 2014. “Less Socially Engaged? Participation in Extracurricular and Friendship Activities among Racial/Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Adolescents.” Teachers College Record 116:1–28.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Incarceration and Social Inequality: Challenges and Directions for Future Research.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 651:97–101.

Wildeman, Christopher, Kristin Turney, and Jason Schnittker. 2014. “The Hedonic Consequences of Punishment Revisited.” The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 104:133–163.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Fragile Families.” In The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia, edited by Marilyn J. Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong. New York: Sage Publications.

Turney, Kristin. 2014. “Intergenerational Transmission.” In The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia, edited by Marilyn J. Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong. New York: Sage Publications.

2013

Turney, Kristin, and Christopher Wildeman. 2013. “Redefining Relationships: Explaining the Countervailing Consequences of Paternal Incarceration for Parenting.” American Sociological Review 78:949–979.

Turney, Kristin, Hedwig Lee, and Megan Comfort. 2013. “Discrimination and Psychological Distress among Recently Released Male Prisoners.” American Journal of Men’s Health 7:482–493.

Turney, Kristin. 2013. “Discrimination and Psychological Distress among Recently Released Male Prisoners.” Social Science & Medicine 95:34–42.

Turney, Kristin, Rebecca Kissane, and Kathryn Edin. 2013. “After Moving to Opportunity: How Moving to a Low-Poverty Neighborhood Improves Mental Health among African-American Women.” Society and Mental Health 3:1–21.

Wildeman, Christopher, Sara Wakefield, and Kristin Turney. 2013. “Misidentifying the Effects of Parental Incarceration? A Comment on Johnson and Easterling (2012).” Journal of Marriage and Family 75:252–258.

Turney, Kristin, Hedwig Lee, and Neil Mehta. 2013. “The Social Determinants of Child Health.” Social Science & Medicine 95:1–5.

Turney, Kristin. 2013. “Family Structure and Early Child Health: Policy Implications and Directions for Future Research.” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk 4:1–6.

2012

Turney, Kristin, Christopher Wildeman, and Jason Schnittker. 2012. “As Fathers and Felons: Explaining the Effects of Current and Recent Incarceration on Major Depression.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:467–483.

Turney, Kristin. 2012. “Pathways of Disadvantage: Explaining the Relationship between Maternal Depression and Children’s Problem Behaviors.” Social Science Research 41:1546–1564.

Turney, Kristin. 2012. “Prevalence and Correlates of Stability and Change in Maternal Depression: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study.” PLoS ONE 7:1–9.

Turney, Kristin, Jason Schnittker, and Christopher Wildeman. 2012. “Those They Leave Behind: Paternal Incarceration and Maternal Instrumental Support.” Journal of Marriage and Family 74:1149–1165.

Lee, Hedwig, and Kristin Turney. 2012. “Investigating the Relationship between Perceived Discrimination, Social Status, and Mental Health.” Society and Mental Health 2:1–20.

Wildeman, Christopher, Jason Schnittker, and Kristin Turney. 2012. “Despair by Association? The Mental Health of Mothers with Children by Recently Incarcerated Fathers.” American Sociological Review 77:216–243.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2012. “Parent Human Capital and Education.” In Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education, edited by James A. Banks. New York: Sage Publications.

2011

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Maternal Depression and Childhood Health Inequalities.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 52:314–332.

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Chronic and Proximate Depression among Mothers: Implications for Child Well-being.” Journal of Marriage and Family 73:149–163.

Turney, Kristin. 2011. “Labored Love: Examining the Link Between Depression and Parenting Behaviors among Mothers.” Social Science Research 40:399–415.

Turney, Kristin, and Marcia J. Carlson. 2011. “Multi-partnered Fertility and Depression among Fragile Families.” Journal of Marriage and Family 73:570–587.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2011. “Behavioral Outcomes in Early Childhood: Immigrant Paradox or Disadvantage?” Pp. 79–107 in The Immigrant Paradox in Children and Adolescents: Is Becoming American a Developmental Risk?, edited by C. Garcia-Coll and A. Marks. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.

2010

Turney, Kristin, and Kristen Harknett. 2010. “Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Residential Stability, and Perceptions of Social Support among New Mothers.” Journal of Family Issues 31:499–524.

Kao, Grace, and Kristin Turney. 2010. “Adolescents and Schooling: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Immigrant Status.” Pp. 183–210 in Adolescent Development, edited by M.B. Spencer, D.P. Swanson, and M. Edwards. San Diego: Elsevier Press.

2009

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Assessing the Private Safety Net: Perceptions of Social Support among Minority Immigrant Parents.” The Sociological Quarterly 50:666–692.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Pre-Kindergarten Child Care and Social and Behavioral Outcomes among Children of Immigrants.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 24:432–444.

Turney, Kristin, and Grace Kao. 2009. “Barriers to School Involvement: Are Immigrant Parents Disadvantaged?The Journal of Educational Research 102:257–271.

2006

Turney, Kristin, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, Kathryn Edin, Jeffrey Kling, and Greg Duncan. 2006. “Neighborhood Effects on Barriers to Employment: Results from a Randomized Housing Mobility Experiment.” Pp. 137–172 in Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, edited by G. Burtless and J.R. Pack. Washington, D.C. Brookings Institution Press.