Peer-Reviewed Publications



Hempstead, Katherine and Julie A. Phillips. 2015. “Rising Suicide among Adults Aged 40-64 years: The Role of Job and Financial Circumstances.”  American Journal of Preventive Medicine 48(5): 491-500. 


Phillips, Julie A. and Colleen N. Nugent. 2014.  “Suicide and the Great Recession of 2007-2009: The Role of Economic Factors in the 50 U.S. States.”  Social Science and Medicine 116: 22-31. 


Phillips, Julie A.  2014. “A Changing Epidemiology of Suicide? The Influence of Birth Cohorts on Suicide Rates in the United States.”   Social Science and Medicine 114: 151-160.


Lorenzo-Luaces, Lorenzo and Julie A. Phillips. 2014. “Race Differences in Risk Factors for Suicidal Ideation and Attempts among Young Adults in the United States.”  Ethnicity and Health 19(4): 458-477.   


Phillips, Julie A. and Colleen N. Nugent. 2013. “The Relationship between U.S. Suicide Rates and Antidepressant Drug Use, by Age and Sex, 1998-2007.”  Archives of Suicide Research 17(4): 360-372.


Phillips, Julie A. 2013. “Factors Associated with Temporal and Spatial Patterns in Suicide Rates across U.S. States, 1976-2000.”  Demography 50(2): 591-614.


Phillips, Julie A. and Kenneth Land.  2012. “The Link between Unemployment and Crime Rate Fluctuations: An Analysis at the County, State, and National Levels.” Social Science Research 41(3): 681-694.


A.V. Khera, M. Cuchel, M. de la Llera-Moya, A. Rodrigues, M.F. Burke, K. Jafri, B.C. French, Julie A. Phillips, M.L. Mucksavage, R.L. Wilensky, E.R. Mohler, G.H. Rothblat, and D.J. Rader.  2011. “The Cholesterol Efflux Capacity of HDL Predicts Carotid Intimal Medial Thickness Independently of HDL-C and Apo-AI Levels.”  New England Journal of Medicine 364: 127-135.


Phillips, Julie A., Ashley V. Robin, Colleen Nugent, and Ellen Idler.  2010.  “Understanding Recent Changes in Suicide Rates among the Middle-Aged: Period or Cohort Effects?” Public Health Reports 125(5): 680-688.


Phillips, Julie A. and David Greenberg.  2008. “A Comparison of Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Criminological Panel Data.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 24(1): 51-72.


Phillips, Julie A. 2006. “Explaining Discrepant Findings in Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses: An Application to U.S. Homicide Rates”  Social Science Research 35(4): 948-974.


Phillips, Julie A.  2006.  The Relationship between Age Structure and Homicide Rates in the United States, 1970-1999.”  Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 43(3): 230-260.


Rosenfield, Sarah, Julie A. Phillips, and Helene Raskin White.  2006. “Gender, Race and the Self in Mental Health and Crime.” Social Problems 53(2): 161-185.


Phillips, Julie A. and Megan M. Sweeney.  2006. “Can Differential Exposure to Risk Factors Explain Recent Racial and Ethnic Variation in Marital Disruption?” Social Science Research 35(2): 409-434.


Phillips, Julie A. and Megan M. Sweeney.  2005. “Premarital Cohabitation and Marital Disruption among White, Black and Mexican American Women.”  Journal of Marriage and Family 67: 296-314.


Sweeney, Megan M. and Julie A. Phillips. 2004.  Understanding Racial Differences in Marital Disruption: Recent Trends and Explanations.” Journal of Marriage and Family: 66: 639-650.


Phillips, Julie A., Jane E. Miller, Joel Cantor and Dorothy Gaboda. 2004. “Context or Composition: What Explains Variation in SCHIP Disenrollment?” Health Services Research: 39(4): 865-885.


Phillips, Julie A. 2002. “White, Black, and Latino Homicide Rates: Why the Difference?”  Social Problems 39(3): 349-373.


Phillips, Julie A. and Douglas S. Massey.  2000. “Engines of Immigration: Stocks of Human and Social Capital in Mexico.” Social Science Quarterly 81(1): 33-48.


Phillips, Julie A. and Douglas S. Massey. 1999. “The New Labor Market: Immigrants and Wages after IRCA.” Demography 36(2): 233-246.


Phillips, Julie A. 1997. “Variation in African-American Homicide Rates: An Assessment of Potential Explanations.” Criminology 35(4): 527-559.



Book Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries, and Other Writings


Phillips, Julie A.   2015. “Suicide, Sociology of” In James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, Volume 23. Oxford, UK: Elsevier Ltd, pp. 682-688.


Krivo, Lauren J. and Julie A. Phillips. 2014. "Social Fact: The Homicide Divide." In Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen (eds.) Color Lines and Racial Angles. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.


Carr, Deborah S. and Julie A. Phillips. 2013. “Social Fact: The Great Depressions?”   Chapter 4 in Crime and the Punished, Edited by Douglas Hartmann and Christopher Uggen. New York: W.W. Norton.


Miller, Jane E. and Julie A. Phillips. 2013. “Writing about Hierarchical Linear Models.” Chapter 18 in The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis, Second Edition. Jane E. Miller. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, IL.


Phillips, Julie A. 2013. “Panel Methods in Criminology.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. Ed. Richard Wright. New York: Oxford University Press. Spring 2013.


Greenberg, David F. and Julie A. Phillips.  2013. “Hierarchical Linear Modeling of Growth Curve Trajectories Using HLM.”  Chapter 10 in Hierarchical Linear Modeling: Guide and Applications, G. David Garson, Ed. Sage Publications Inc.: Thousand Oaks, CA.


Carr, Deborah S. and Julie A. Phillips.  2013. “Social Fact: Mortality: Not the “Great Equalizer”?”  The Society Pages.


Phillips, Julie A. 2008.  “Crime in Adulthood”. In Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by Deborah Carr (Editor-in-chief). Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson/Gale.


Phillips, Julie A. 2002. “Race and Violence.” Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.