Dalessandro, Cristen. “‘My family and friends thought it was a horrible idea’: The classed, gendered project of young adult women’s intimacy choices.” Journal of Youth Studies (Online before print)


Dalessandro, Cristen. “Dangerous Sex: Gendered Sexual Bodies and Perceptions of STI Risk.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy (Online before Print)

Dalessandro, Cristen. “It’s a Lifestyle”: Social Class, Flexibility, and Young Adults’ Stories about Defining Adulthood.” Sociological Spectrum 39(4): 250-263.

Dalessandro, Cristen, Laurie James-Hawkins, and Christie Sennott. “Strategic Silence: College Men and Hegemonic Masculinity in Contraceptive Decision Making” Gender & Society.

James-Hawkins, Laurie, Cristen Dalessandro, and Christie Sennott. “Conflicting Contraceptive Norms for Men: Equal Responsibility versus Women’s Bodily Autonomy.”Culture, Health & Sexuality.

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Yasemin Besen-Cassino, The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and The Origins of the Gender Wage GapTeaching Sociology.

Dalessandro, Cristen. “Manifesting Maturity: Gendered Sexual Intimacy and Becoming an Adult.”Sexualities. (originally published online 2017)


Dalessandro, Cristen. “‘Sister’ and ‘Brother’ Schools, Women and Men: Gender, Power, and Inequality in a Women’s College Space.”Journal of Gender Studies 27(8): 969-980.

Dalessandro, Cristen. “Internet Intimacy: Authenticity and Longing in the Relationships of Millennial Young Adults.”Sociological Perspectives 61(4): 626-641.

Dalessandro, Cristen. “Recruitment Tools for Reaching Millennials: The Digital Difference.” International Journal of Qualitative Methods 17(1): 1-7.   

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Alicia M. Walker, The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. Sexualities.

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Japonica Brown- Saracino, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities. Sexualities.


Dalessandro, Cristen, and Amy C. Wilkins. “Blinded by Love: Women, Men, and Gendered Age in Relationship Stories”Gender & Society 31(1): 96-118. 

Dalessandro, Cristen.  “Hispanic and Catholic, or Hispanic-Catholic? Racialized Religious Identity for Self- Identified ‘Hispanic’ Students at a Predominantly White Institution.”NEXT Journalof Religious Studies.


Dalessandro, Cristen. “‘I Don’t Advertise the Fact That I’m a Catholic’: College Students, Religion, and Ambivalence”Sociological Spectrum 36(1): 1-12.


Dalessandro, Cristen. Review of Distant Love: Personal Life in the Global Age by Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim Gender & Society 29(5): 755-757.


Wilkins, Amy C., and Cristen Dalessandro.“Monogamy Lite: Cheating, College, and Women”Gender& Society 27(5): 728-751.

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