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Steve McDonald

Professor and Interim Head

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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Research Publications

Selected examples (see vita for full list)

  • Steve McDonald, Amanda Damarin, Hannah McQueen, and Scott Grether. (2021) “The Hunt for Red Flags: Cybervetting as Morally Performative Practice.” Socio-Economic Review
  • Jon R. Forrest, Steve McDonald, and Robin Dodsworth. (2021) “Linguistic Employment Niches: Southern Dialect across Industries.” Socius. 7:1-17.
  • Steve McDonald, Amanda Damarin, Jenelle Lawhorne, and Annika Wilcox. (2019) “Black Holes and Purple Squirrels: A Tale of Two Online Labor Markets.” Research in the Sociology of Work 33: 93-120.
  • Amanda Wyant, Anna Manzoni, and Steve McDonald. (2018) “Social Skill Dimensions and Career Dynamics.” Socius 4:1-12.
  • Steve McDonald and Richard A. Benton. (2017) “The Structure of Internal Job Mobility and Organizational Wage Inequality” Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 47:21-31.
  • Steve McDonald, Lindsay Hamm, James R. Elliott, and Pete Knepper. (2016) “Race, Place, and Unsolicited Job Leads: How the Ethnoracial Structure of Local Labor Markets Shapes Employment Opportunities.” Social Currents 3(2):118-137.

Area(s) of Expertise

Social Networks / Social Capital, Work & Labor Markets, Internet & Society, Mentoring, Aging and the Life Course