Peer-Reviewed Publications

Abrutyn, Seth, and Anna S. Mueller. Forthcoming. “Towards a Cultural-Structural Theory of Suicide: Examining Excessive Regulation and its Discontents.” Sociological Theory.

Mueller, Anna S., Tania M. Jenkins, Melissa Osborne, Arjun Dayal, Daniel M. O’Connor, and Vineet M. Arora. Forthcoming. “Gender Differences in Attending Physicians’ Feedback for Residents in an Emergency Medical Residency Program: A Qualitative Analysis.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education.

Mueller, Anna S., Seth Abrutyn and Melissa Osborne. 2017. “Durkheim’s Suicide in the Zombie Apocalypse.” Contexts 16(2): 133-143.

Mueller, Anna S. 2017. “Does the Media Matter to Suicide?: Examining the Social Dynamics surrounding Media Reporting on Suicide in a Suicide-Prone Community.” Social Science & Medicine 180: 152-159.

Mueller, Anna S. & Seth Abrutyn. 2016. “Adolescents under Pressure: A New Durkheimian Framework for Understanding Adolescent Suicide in a Cohesive Community.” American Sociological Review 81(5): 1-23.

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Abrutyn, Seth and Anna S. Mueller. 2016. “When too Much Integration and Regulation Hurts: Re-Envisioning Durkheim’s Altruistic Suicide.” Society and Mental Health 6(1): 56-71. DOI: 10.1177/2156869315604346

Mueller, Anna S. 2015. The Role of Schools in Adolescents’ Weight-Loss Behaviors and Self-Perceptions of Overweight.” Sociological Inquiry 85(4): 532-555. DOI: 10.1111/soin.12091

Mueller, Anna S., Seth Abrutyn, and Cynthia Stockton. 2015. Can Social Ties be Harmful? Examining the Social Dynamics of Suicide Suggestion in Early Adulthood.” Sociological Perspectives.58(2):204-222. DOI: 10.1177/0731121414556544

Mueller, Anna S., Wesley James, Seth Abrutyn, and Martin Levin. 2015. “Suicide Ideation and Bullying among U.S. Adolescents: Examining the Intersections of Sexual Orientation, Gender & Race/Ethnicity” American Journal of Public Health 105: 980-985. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302391.

Mueller, Anna S. and Seth Abrutyn. 2015.Suicidal Disclosures among Friends: Using Social Network Data to Understand Suicide Contagion.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 56(1): 131-148.

Abrutyn, Seth, and Anna S. Mueller. 2014. “The Socioemotional Structure of Suicide: A Microsociological View of Durkheim’s Suicide.” Sociological Theory 32(4): 327-351.

Abrutyn, Seth and Anna S. Mueller. 2014. “Reconsidering Durkheim’s Assessment of Tarde: Formalizing a Tardian Theory of Imitation, Contagion, and Suicide Suggestion.” Sociological Forum 29(3): 698-719.

Abrutyn, Seth and Anna S. Mueller. 2014.Are Suicidal Behaviors Contagious in Adolescence?: Using Longitudinal Data to Examine Suicide SuggestionAmerican Sociological Review 79(2): 211-227.

Robinson, Keith, and Anna S. Mueller. 2014. “The Early Link between Cumulative Disadvantage in Mathematics and Behavioral Engagement in Learning: Findings from Kindergarten.” American Journal of Education 120(3): 325-349.

Frank, Kenneth, Chandra Muller, and Anna S. Mueller. 2013. “The Embeddedness of Adolescent Friendship Nominations: The Formation of Social Capital in Emergent Network StructuresAmerican Journal of Sociology 119(1): 216-253.

Mueller, Anna S., Jennifer Pearson, Chandra Muller, Kenneth Frank and Alyn Turner. 2010.Sizing Up Peers: Adolescent Girls’ Weight Control and Social Comparison in the School Context.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51(1): 64-78.

Crosnoe, Robert, Kenneth Frank, and Anna Strassmann Mueller. 2008. “Gender, Body Size, and Social Relations in American High Schools.” Social Forces 86(3): 1189-1216.

Frank, Kenneth A., Chandra Muller, Kathryn S. Schiller, Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Anna Strassmann Mueller, Robert Crosnoe, and Jennifer Pearson. 2008. “The Social Dynamics of Mathematics Coursetaking in High Schools.” American Journal of Sociology 113 (6): 1645-1696.