Jason Houle

Assistant Professor

104 Silsby Hall
HB 6104
Department(s): 
Sociology
Education: 
PhD The Pennsylvania State University, 2011
MA The Pennsylvania State University, 2007
BA, Sociology, 2005

Selected Publications

Houle, Jason. 2015. “Out of the Nest and Into the Red: The Dynamics of Debt in Young Adulthood.” Pp. 17-30 in Owned, D Hartmann and C Uggen, eds. New York: WW Norton (also appears at The Society Pages http://thesocietypages.org/papers/out-of-the-nest-into-the-red/).

Houle, Jason* and Danya Keene*. 2015. “Getting Sick and Falling Behind: Health and the Risk of Mortgage Default and Home Foreclosure.” Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 69:382-387.
   *author listing is alphabetical

Houle, Jason, J. Michael Collins, and Max Schmeiser. 2015. “Flu and Finances: Influenza Outbreaks and Loan Defaults in U.S. Cities, 2004-2012” Forthcoming, American Journal of Public Health.

Blackstone, Amy, Jason Houle, and Christopher Uggen. 2014. “‘At the Time, I Thought it was Great:’ Age, Experience, and Workers’ Perceptions of Sexual Harassment.” Sociological Spectrum 34:314-337.

Houle, Jason. 2014. “A Generation Indebted: Young Adult Debt Across Three Cohorts.” Social Problems Vol. 61, No. 3 (August 2014), pp. 448-465.

Houle, Jason N and Michael T Light. 2014. "The Home Foreclosure Crisis and Rising Suicide Rates, 2005-2010." American Journal of Public Health June 2014, Vol. 104, No. 6, pp. 1073-1079.

Houle, Jason N. 2014. "Disparities in Debt: Parents Socioeconomic Resources and Young Adult Student Loan Debt." Sociology of Education.  A podcast for this article can be found here.
 

Houle, Jason. 2014. "Mental Health in the Foreclosure Crisis." Social Science and Medicine 118:1-8.

Barkan, Steven, Michael Rocque and Jason Houle. 2013. "State and Regional Suicide Rates: A New Look at an Old Puzzle." Forthcoming, Sociological Perspectives 56:287-297.

Frisco, Michelle, Jason Houle, and Adam Lippert. 2013. "Weight Gain and Depression Among US Young Women During the Transition to Adulthood." Forthcoming, American Journal of Epidemiology 178:22-30.

Houle, Jason. 2013. "Depressive Symptoms and All-Cause Mortality in a Longitudinal Nationally Representative Sample with Time-Varying Covariates." Psychosomatic Medicine 75:297-304.

Houle, Jason, Jeremy Staff, Jeylan Mortimer, Christopher Uggen, and Amy Blackstone. 2011. "The Impact of Sexual Harassment on Depressive Symptoms During the Early Occupational Career." Society and Mental Health 1:89-105.

Houle, Jason, and Molly Martin. 2011. "Does Intergenerational Mobility Shape Individual Psychology? Sorokin Revisited" Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 29:193-203.

Houle, Jason. 2011. "The Psychological Impact of Intragenerational Social Class Mobility." Social Science Research 40:757-772.

Houle, Jason, Michelle Frisco, and Molly Martin. 2010. "The Image in the Mirror and the Number on the Scale: Weight, Weight Perceptions, and Adolescent Depressive Symptoms." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51:215-228.

Frisco, Michelle, Jason Houle, and Molly Martin. 2009. "Adolescent Body Mass Index & Psychological Distress: For Whom is Weight a Burden?" Social Science Quarterly 90:1019-1038.

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Speaking engagements

"Mental Health in the Foreclosure Crisis"              April 22, 2013.      (available through the University of Wisconson School of Medicine and Public Health Library)