Margarita A. Mooney. “Human Agency and Mental Illness.” Journal of Critical Realism. Volume 15 (4) 2016: 376-390 DOI:

Nicolette Manglos-Weber, Margarita A. Mooney, Kenneth Bollen and Micah Roos. Sociology of Religion. “Relationships with God among Young Adults.” Volume 77 (2), June 2016: 193-213. DOI: 10.1093/socrel/srw012 

Margarita Mooney. “Narratives, Religion and Traumatic Life Events Among Young Adults.” Social Thought and Research, Volume 33 (2015), pp. 45-82. DOI:10.17161/STR.1808.18445.

Stephanie Potochnick and Margarita A. Mooney.“The Decade of Immigrant Dispersion and Growth: A Cohort Analysis of Children of Immigrants‘ Educational Experiences 1990-2002”. International Migration ReviewVolume 9 (4) 2014: 1001-1041. DOI: 10.1111/imre.12111

Margarita Mooney. “Virtues and Human Personhood in the Social Sciences.” Pp. 21-44 in The Palgrave Handbook of Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity:Formulating a Field of Study. Vincent Jeffries, editor. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

Margarita Mooney, Lin Wang, Jason Freeman and Matt Bradshaw. “Does Believing or Belonging have a Greater Protective Effect on Stressful Life Events Among Young Adults?” Pp. 289-310 in Religion and Inequality, Lisa Keister and Darren Sherkat (editors), Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Margarita Mooneyand Nicolette Manglos-Weber. “Prayer and Liturgy as Constitutive-Ends Practices in Black Immigrant Communities.” Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior. Volume 44(4), December 2014: 459-480.

Margarita Mooney. “Religion and the Incorporation of Haitians in Montreal.” Pp. 201-217 in Religion in the Public Sphere: Canadian Case Studies. Solange Lefebvre and Lori Beaman, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

 Margarita Mooney. “Religion as a Context of Reception: The Case of Haitian Immigrants in Miami, Montreal and Paris.” International Migration. Vol. 51 (3), June 2013, pp. 99-112.

Margarita Mooney. “Mediating Institutions and the Adaptation of Haitian Immigrants in Paris.” Pp. 113-134 in Regine O. Jackson (ed). Geographies of the Haitian Diaspora. New York: Routledge, 2011.

 *Margarita Mooney. “Religion, College Grades and Satisfaction Among Students at Elite Colleges and Universities.” Sociology of Religion.Vol 71 (2), Summer 2010, pp. 179-215.

Deborah Rivas-Drake and Margarita Mooney. “Neither Colorblind Nor Oppositional: Perceived Minority Status and Trajectories of Academic Adjustment among Latinos in Elite Higher Education.” Developmental Psychology. Vol 45(3), May 2009, 642-651.

Margarita Mooney. “Structures de médiation et intégration des immigrants haïtiens à Paris.” Revue Européene des Migrations Internationales. Vol. 24 (1), 2008, pp. 80-114.[“Mediating Structures and Haitian Immigrants in Paris.” European Review of International Migration.]

Deborah Rivas-Drake and Margarita Mooney. “Profiles of Latino Adaptation at Elite Colleges and Universities.” American Journal of Community Psychology. Vol. 42 (No. 1/2), September 2008, pp. 1-16.

Douglas Massey, Camille Charles, and Margarita Mooney and Kim Torres. “Black Immigrants and Black Natives Attending Selective Colleges and Universities in the United States.” American Journal of EducationVol. 113 (February 2007), pp. 243-271.

Douglas Massey and Margarita Mooney. “The Effects of America’s Three Affirmative Action Programs on Academic Performance.” Social ProblemsVol. 54 (1), February 2007, pp. 99-117.

Margarita Mooney. “The Catholic Church’s Institutional Responses to Immigration: From Supra-National to Local Engagement.” Pp. 157-174 in Religion and Social Justice for ImmigrantsPierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, editor. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2006.

Margarita Mooney. “The Catholic Bishops Conferences of the United States and France: Engaging Immigration as a Public Issue.” American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 49 (11), July 2006, pp. 1455-1470.

Margarita Mooney. “Migrants’ Social Capital and Investing Remittances in Mexico.” Pp. 45-62 in Crossing the Border: Research from the Mexican Migration Project. Jorge Durand and Douglas S. Massey, editors. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2004.

Margarita Mooney. “Migrants’ Social Ties in the U.S. and Investment in Mexico.” Social Forces. Vol. 81 (4), June 2003, pp. 1147-1170.

Michèle Lamont, Ann Morning, and Margarita Mooney. “Particular Universalisms: North African Immigrants Respond to French Racism.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. Vol. 25 (3) May 2002, pp. 367-389.

Alejandro Portes and Margarita Mooney. “Social Capital and Community Development.” Pp. 303-329 in The New Economic Sociology: Developments in an Emerging Field, edited by Mauro Guillén, Randall Collins, Paula England, and Marshall Meyer. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2002.

Under Review

Jessica Hahne, Margarita A. Mooney and Danya Keene. “Self-Medication and ‘Personal Medicine’ as Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals Among American Young Adults with Mental Illness.” Under Review.