PUBLICATIONS BY JOURNAL (*graduate student co-author)


  1. Schieman, Scott. 2010. “Socioeconomic Status and Beliefs about God’s Influence in Everyday Life.” Sociology of Religion 71:25-51.

  2. Schieman, Scott. 2008. “The Religious Role and the Sense of Personal Control.” Sociology of Religion 69:273–96.

  3. Schieman, Scott and *Alex Bierman. 2007. “Religious Activities and Changes in the Sense of Divine Control: Dimensions of Stratification as Contingencies.” Sociology of Religion 68:361–81.


  1. Schieman, Scott and *Jong Hyun Jung. 2012. “Practical Divine Influence: Socioeconomic Status and Belief in the Prosperity Gospel.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54(4):738-756.

  2. Schieman, Scott. 2011. “Education and the Importance of Religion in Decision-Making: Do Other Dimensions of Religiousness Matter?” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50(3):570-587.

  3. Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison. 2010. “Religious Involvement, Beliefs about God, and the Sense of Mattering among Older Adults.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49(3):517-535.

  4. Schieman, Scott. 2008. “Personal Resources and the Education-Contingent Association between Religiosity and Health.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:706–20.

  5. Schieman, Scott, *Tetyana Pudrovska, Leonard I. Pearlin, and Christopher Ellison. 2006. “The Sense of Divine Control and Psychological Distress: Variations by Race and Socioeconomic Status.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:529–50.


  1. Jung, Jong Hyun, Scott Schieman, and Christopher G. Ellison. Forthcoming. “Socioeconomic Status and Religious Beliefs among U.S. Latinos: Evidence from the 2006 Hispanic Religion Survey.” Review of Religious Research.

  2. Schieman, Scott, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison. 2013. “Religion and Mental Health.” Pp. 457-478 in Handbook for the Sociology of Mental Health, edited by Aneshensel, Phelan, and Bierman. Springer.

  3. McFarland, Michael J., Tetyana Pudrovska, Scott Schieman, Christopher G. Ellison, and Alex Bierman. 2013. “Does a Cancer Diagnosis Influence Religiosity? Integrating a Life Course Perspective.” Social Science Research 42:311-320.

  4. *Liu, Eric, Scott Schieman, and Soon Joon Jang. 2011. “Religiousness, Spirituality, and Psychological Distress in Taiwan.” Review of Religious Research 53(2):137-159.

  5. Schieman, Scott and Alex Bierman. 2011. “The Role of Divine Beliefs in Stress Processes.” Pp. 45-68 in Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health, edited by Anthony J. Blasi. Brill.

  6. Schieman, Scott. 2011. “Religious Beliefs and Mental Health: Applications and Extensions of the Stress Process Model.” Pp. 179-201 in Handbook of Mental Health and Mental Disorders: Perspectives from Social Science, edited by David Pilgrim, Anne Rogers, and Bernice Pescosolido. Sage.

  7. Schieman, Scott, *Tetyana Pudrovska, and Melissa Milkie. 2005. “The Sense of Divine Control and the Self-Concept: A Study of Race Differences in Late-Life.” Research on Aging 27:165–96.

  8. Schieman, Scott, *Kim Nguyen, and *Diana Elliot. 2003. “Religiosity, Socioeconomic Status, and the Sense of Mastery.” Social Psychology Quarterly 66:202–21.