Cobb, Ryon J., Courtney S. Thomas,Whitney N. Laster Pirtle and William A. Darity, Jr. 2016. “Self-Identified Race, Perceived Skin Tone, and Adult Physiological Dysregulation: Assessing Multiple Dimensions of “Race” in Health Disparities Research. SSM Population Health. [Open Access  ]

Laster Pirtle, Whitney N. and Tony N. Brown. 2015 “Inconsistency within Expressed and Observed Racial Identifications: Identity, Signaling, and Mental Health Status among American Indian Adolescents.” Sociological Perspectives 59(3):582-603. [PDF:Pirtle & Brown_2014_Inconsistency within Racial Identification ]

Christie-Mizell, C. André, Whitney N. Laster Pirtle, Benjamin D. Tyndall, and David M. Merolla.  2015. “Race-Gender Differences in the Impact of History of Heavy Drinking on Current Alcohol Consumption during the Transition to Adulthood.”  Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 42(3):137-158.

Christie-Mizell, C. André, Stacye A. Blount, Whitney N. Laster Pirtle, Helena E. Dagadu, Erika T.A. Leslie, and Peter S. Vielehr. 2015. “Psychiatric Medication, African Americans and the Paradox of Mistrust.” Journal of the National Medical Association 107(2):51-59.

Kettrey, Heather H. and Whitney N. Laster Pirtle. 2014. “Staking Territory in the “World White Web”: An Exploration of the Roles of Overt and Color-Blind Racism in Maintaining Racial Boundaries on a Popular Web Site.” Social Currents 1(3): 257-274. [PDF: Social Currents-2014_World White Web ]

Christie-Mizell, C. André, Whitney N. Laster, Helena E. Dagadu, and Stacye Blount. 2014. “The Use of Psychiatric Medication, Human Capital, and the Amplification of Mistrust” Sociological Spectrum 34(3): 222–243. [PDF:Spectrum_Use of Psych Medication]