Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)
2018 Francis, Robert D. “Him, Not Her: Why Working-Class White Men Reluctant About Trump Still Made Him President of the United States.” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. Volume 4.
2012 Jones, Robert P. and Robert D. Francis. “The Black and White of Moral Values: How Attending to Race Challenges the Mythology of the Relationship between Religiosity and Political Attitudes and Behavior.” In Robin Dale Jacobson and Nancy D. Wadsworth (eds.) Faith and Race in American Political Life. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press.
2018 Francis, Robert D. “Book Review: Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Academic Life.” Teaching Sociology. 46(3): 280-282.
2011 Francis, Robert D. “Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell’s American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us and Adam Taylor’s Mobilizing Hope: Faith-Inspired Activism for a Post-Civil Rights Generation.” The Journal of Lutheran Ethics. 11(2).
2017 Francis, Robert D. “White Poor, Black Poor: Untangling Structure and Culture.” Activist History Review. September 22.
2017 Francis, Robert D. “Fatherhood in a Changing Economy.” Public Justice Review. 4(4).
2018 Francis, Robert D. “Skipping Class: First-Gen, Working-Class, and Low-Income People in Sociology and Beyond.” The Sociologist.
2014 Francis, Robert D. “Making payroll: Nonprofits and the minimum wage.” The Christian Century. 131(22).
2012 Francis, Robert D. “Health care up close: What else the Affordable Care Act does.” The Christian Century. 129(20): 30-34.
2012 Francis, Robert D. “Providers as employers.” The Christian Century. 129(20): 33.
2009 Francis, Robert D. “Pursuing the Possible: Religious voices on health care.” The Christian Century. 126(14): 10-11.
2007 Francis, Robert D. “At the Policy Table: Religion and the US Farm Bill.” Geez. 8:13.
2007 Francis, Robert D. “The Church is the Last Safe Haven: Evangelical Latinos and the New Sanctuary Movement.” Sojourners. September-October: 17.
2007 Francis, Robert D. “Chorus or Cacophony?” Sojourners. September-October: 49-51.