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.


Book Chapters

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.


Book Reviews

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).


Web-Based Publications

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).


Other Publications

2018     Francis, Robert D.Skipping Class: First-Gen, Working-Class, and Low-Income People in Sociology and Beyond.” The Sociologist.


Journalistic Articles

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.