"Patterns of Cigarette Uptake Among African American and Non-Hispanic White Adolescents," (with Julia Lee) American Journal on Addictions, Vol. 4 (3):215-225, Summer, 1995.
"Probing the Paradoxical Pattern of Cigarette Smoking Among African-Americans: Low Teenage Consumption and High Adult Use," (with Julia Lee) Journal of Drug Education, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 307-320, December, 1995.
"Pathological Gambling Among Methadone Patients," (with P. Kleinman, H. Lesieur, R. Millman and M. Lesser) in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Vol. 39, No. 2, 75-81, 1995.
"Adopted Adults: Comparisons With Persons Raised in Conventional Families," Marriage and Family Review, Vol. 25, No. 3/4, pp. 199-223, 1997.
"Problem Gamblers, Problem Substance Users and Dual-Problem Individuals: An Epidemiological Study," (with Lynn S. Wallisch and Henry R. Lesieur) American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 88, No. 3 (March, 1998) pp. 467-470.
"Binge Drinkers, Illicit Drug Users and Polydrug Users: An Epidemiological Study of American Collegians," (with Bernard S. Gorman and Julia A. Lee) Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, Vol. 44, No. 1, (Fall 1998), pp. 47-69.
"Adjustments of Transracially and Inracially Adopted Children," Journal of Child and Adolescent Social Work, Vol. 17, No. 3, (June, 2000) pp. 165-184.
"What Works With Transracial Adoption,"in What Works in Social Welfare, Eds. M. Kluger, G. Alexander, P. Curtis, Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America Press, 2001.
"Comparing Adolescents in Diverging Family Structures: Investigating Whether Adoptees Are More Prone to Problems Than Their Nonadopted Peers," Adoption Quarterly, Vol. 5. No.2, (2001) pp.5-37.
"Youth Problems Among Adoptees Living in One-Parent Homes: A Comparison With Others From One-Parent Biological Families," (with Gordon E. Finley) American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Vol. 74, No.3, (July, 2004) pp.305-315.
"Are Adoptees At Increased Risk For Attempting Suicide?," Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 206-216, April, 2005.
"Are Americans Receptive to Smokefree Bars? (With Julia A. Lee) Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp.133-142, June, 2006.
Hands On Sociology, 3rd Edition, (With Yih-Jin Young) Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2006.
"Examining the Relationship Between At-Risk Gambling and Suicidality in a National Representative Sample of Young Adults," (With Bernard S. Gorman & Henry Lesieur, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 396-408, August, 2006.
"Assessing the Effects of of Peer Suicide on Youth Suicide," (With Bernard S. Gorman, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, forthcoming.