Mueller, Anna S., Sarah Diefendorf, Seth Abrutyn, Katie A. Beardall, Robert Gallagher, J’Mauri Jackson, Yingjian Liang, et al. 2021. “Strategies to Prevent Suicide in Schools and Communities.” SocArXiv. October 12. doi:10.31235/

Mueller, Anna S., Seth Abrutyn, Bernice Pescosolido and Sarah Diefendorf. 2021. “The Social Roots of Suicide: Theorizing How the External Social World Matters to Suicide and Suicide Prevention.” Frontiers in Psychology 12(763). doi:

Frank, Kenneth A., Qinyun Lin, Spiro Maroulis, Anna S. Mueller, Ran Xu, Joshua M. Rosenberg, Christopher S. Hayter, Ramy A. Mahmoud, Marynia Kolak, Thomas Dietz and Lixin Zhang. 2021. “Hypothetical Case Replacement Can Be Used to Quantify the Robustness of Trial Results.” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. doi:

Mueller, Anna S., Sarah Diefendorf, Seth Abrutyn, Katherine A. Beardall, Krystina Millar, Lauren O’Reilly, Hillary Steinberg and James T. Watkins. 2021. “Youth Mask-Wearing and Social-Distancing Behavior at in-Person High School Graduations During the Covid-19 Pandemic.” Journal of Adolescent Health 68(3): 464-471. doi: Click here for a preprint.

Muller, Chandra, Alicia Duncombe, Jamie M. Carroll, Anna S. Mueller, John Robert Warren and Eric Grodsky. 2020. “Association of Job Expectations among High School Students with Early Death During Adulthood.” JAMA Network Open 3(12):e2027958-e58. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.27958.

Brewer, Alexandra, Melissa Osborne, Anna S. Mueller, Daniel M. O’Connor, Arjun Dayal, and Vineet M. Arora. 2020. “Who Gets the Benefit of the Doubt? Gender, Role Expectations, and Assessment in Physician EducationAmerican Sociological Review 85(2): 247-270. DOI.

Abrutyn, Seth and Anna S. Mueller. 2019. “Toward a Robust Science of Suicide: Epistemological, Theoretical, and Methodological Consideration in Advancing Suicidology.” Death Studies. (Online First). DOI.

Miklin, Sanja, Anna S. Mueller, Seth Abrutyn, and Katherine Ordonez. 2019. “What does it mean to be exposed to suicide?: Suicide Exposure, Suicide Risk, and the Importance of Meaning-makingSocial Science & Medicine. (OnlineFirst). DOI.

Mueller, Anna S. 2019. “Why Thirteen Reasons Why may Elicit Suicidal Ideation in Some Viewers, but Help Others.” Social Science & Medicine (OnlineFirst). DOI.

Abrutyn, Seth, Anna S. Mueller, and Melissa Osborne. 2019. “Re-keying Cultural Scripts for Youth Suicide: How Social Networks Facilitate Suicide Diffusion and Suicide Clusters following Exposure to Suicide.” Society & Mental Health (OnlineFirst). DOI.

Abrutyn, Seth, and Anna S. Mueller. 2018. “Towards a Cultural-Structural Theory of Suicide: Examining Excessive Regulation and its Discontents.” Sociological Theory 36(1): 48-66. DOI.

Binnix, Taylor, Carol Rambo, Seth Abrutyn and Anna S. Mueller. 2018. “The Dialectics of Stigma, Silence, and Misunderstanding in Suicidality Survival Narratives.” Deviant Behavior 39(8): 1095-1106.

Mueller, Anna S., Tania M. Jenkins, Melissa Osborne, Arjun Dayal, Daniel M. O’Connor, and Vineet M. Arora. 2017. “Gender Differences in Attending Physicians’ Feedback for Residents in an Emergency Medical Residency Program: A Qualitative Analysis.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 9(5): 577-585.

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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.

Read the press release and the media summary for Adolescents under Pressure.

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/EthnicityAmerican 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.