2021 Research Papers

Dalessandro, Cristen, Rachael Thorpe, and Jessica N. Sanders. “‘For me, it’s having something meaningful’: Women’s Emotional Understandings of Sex and The Sexual Acceptability of Contraception.” The Journal of Sex Research (online before print)

Dalessandro, Cristen. Rachael Thorpe, and Jessica N. Sanders. “‘I Talked to a couple of friends that had it’: Informal Feminized Health Networks and Contraceptive Choices.” Social Science & Medicine (online before print)

Myers, Kyl, Jessica Sanders, Cristen Dalessandro, Corinne Sexsmith, Claudia Geist, and David Turok. “The HER Salt Lake Media Campaign: Comparing Characteristics and Outcomes of Clients Who Make Appointments Online versus Standard Scheduling.” BMC Women’s Health 21:121.

Sexsmith, Corinne, Jessica Sanders, Rebecca Simmons, Cristen Dalessandro, and David Turok. “Contraceptive Method Uptake at Title X Health Centers in Utah.” Women’s Health Issues (Online before print)

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 24(1): 126-141.

2020 Research Papers

Dalessandro, Cristen. “Dangerous Sex: Gendered Sexual Bodies and Perceptions of STI Risk.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy 17(3): 500-510.

2020 Book Review

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It. Teaching Sociology.

2019 Research Papers

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 33(5): 772-794.

James-Hawkins, Laurie, Cristen Dalessandro, and Christie Sennott. “Conflicting Contraceptive Norms for Men: Equal Responsibility versus Women’s Bodily Autonomy.”Culture, Health & Sexuality 21(3): 263-277.

Dalessandro, Cristen. “Manifesting Maturity: Gendered Sexual Intimacy and Becoming an Adult.” Sexualities 22(1-2): 165-181. (published online 2017)

2019 Book Reviews

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Yasemin Besen-Cassino, The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and The Origins of the Gender Wage GapTeaching Sociology 41(1): 59-61.

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Alicia M. Walker, The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. Sexualities 22(5-6): 839-840.

Dalessandro, Cristen. Book Review: Japonica Brown- Saracino, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities. Sexualities 22(3): 483-484.

2018 Research Papers

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.   

2017 Research Papers

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 Graduate Journal of Religious Studies 5(1): 8-23.

2016 Research Paper

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

2015 Book Review

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.

2013 Research Paper

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

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