Recent Peer Reviewed Journal Publications (since 2015 only)

Jensen, Leif, Shannon M. Monnat, John J. Green, Lori Hunter, and Martin J. Sliwinski. Forthcoming. “Rural Population Health and Aging: Toward a Multilevel and Multidimensional Research Agenda for the 2020s.” American Journal of Public Health.

Peters, David. J., Shannon M. Monnat, Andrew Hochstetler, and Mark Berg. EarlyView. “The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Mortality Epidemics and Pandemics across the Rural-Urban Continuum.” Rural Sociology.

Verdery, Ashton M., Kira England, Alexander Chapman, Liying Luo, Katherine McLean, and Shannon Monnat. 2020. “Visualizing Age, Period, and Cohort Patterns in the U.S. Opioid Crisis.” Socius 6:1-3.

Monnat, Shannon M., David J. Peters, Mark Berg, and Andrew Hochstetler. 2019. “Using Census Data to Understand County-Level Differences in Overall Drug Mortality and Opioid-Related Mortality by Opioid Type.” American Journal of Public Health 109:1084-1091.

Rigg, Khary K., Katherine McLean, Shannon M. Monnat, Glenn Sterner, and Ashton Verdery. 2019. “Opioid Misuse Initiation: Implications for Intervention.” Journal of Addictive Diseases 14:1-12.

Monnat, Shannon M. 2019. “The Contributions of Socioeconomic and Opioid Supply Factors to U.S. Drug Mortality Rates: Urban-Rural and Within-Rural Differences.” Journal of Rural Studies 68:319-335.

McLean, Katherine, Shannon M. Monnat, Khary K. Rigg, Glenn Sterner, and Ashton Verdery. 2019. “’You Never Know What You’re Getting’: Opioid Users’ Perceptions of Fentanyl in Southwest Pennsylvania.” Substance Use and Misuse 54(6):955-966.

Rigg, Khary K., Shannon M. Monnat, and Melody N. Chavez. 2018. “Opioid-Related Mortality in Rural America: Geographic Heterogeneity and Intervention Strategies.” International Journal of Drug Policy 57:119-129.

Monnat, Shannon M. 2018. “Factors Associated with County-Level Differences in U.S. Drug-Related Mortality Rates.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 54(5):611-619.

Spivak, Andrew L., Michael S. Givel, and Shannon M. Monnat. 2018. “Self-Interest and Public Opinion in Health Policy: Smoking Behavior and Support for Tobacco Control.” Social Theory & Health 16(1):20-43.

Monnat, Shannon M. and David L. Brown. 2017. “More than a Rural Revolt: Landscapes of Despair and the 2016 Election.” Journal of Rural Studies 55C:227-236.

George, Daniel R., Shannon M. Monnat, Rachel Levine, Barbara Blatt, and Jed Gonzalo. 2017. “Teaching to the Opioid Epidemic: An Interdisciplinary Approach.” Medical Teacher 39(6):672-673.

Monnat, Shannon M. 2017. “The New Destination Disadvantage: Disparities in Hispanic Health Insurance Coverage Rates in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan New and Established Destinations.” Rural Sociology 82(1):3-43.

Monnat, Shannon M., Monica A.F. Lounsbery, Thomas L. McKenzie, and Raeven Faye Chandler. 2017. “Associations between Demographic Characteristics and Physical Activity Practices in Nevada Schools.” Preventive Medicine 95(Supp):S4-S9.

Monnat, Shannon M. and Khary K. Rigg. 2016. “Examining Rural/Urban Differences in Prescription Opioid Misuse among U.S. Adolescents.” Journal of Rural Health 32(2):204-218.

Thiede, Brian C. and Shannon M. Monnat. 2016. “The Great Recession and America’s Geography of Unemployment.” Demographic Research 35(30):891-928.

Monnat, Shannon M., Danielle Rhubart, and Sherrie Flynt Wallington. 2016. “Differences in Human Papillomavirus Vaccination among Adolescent Girls in Metropolitan and Non-metropolitan Areas: Considering the Moderating Roles of Maternal Socioeconomic Status and Health Care Access.” Maternal and Child Health Journal 20(2):315-325.

Chandler, Raeven Faye and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Use of Health Care Services for Diabetes Management.” Health Education & Behavior 42(6):783-792.

Monnat, Shannon M. and Raeven Faye Chandler. 2015. “Long-Term Physical Health Consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences.” The Sociological Quarterly 56:723-752.

Spivak, Andrew and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Prohibiting Juvenile Access to Tobacco: Violation Rates, Cigarette Sales, and Youth Smoking.” International Journal of Drug Policy 26:851-859.

Rigg, Khary K. and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Comparing Characteristics of Prescription Painkiller Misusers and Heroin Users in the U.S.Addictive Behaviors 51:106-112.

Esther Prins and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Examining Associations between Self-Rated Health and Skills in Literacy and Numeracy among Immigrant and U.S.-Born Adults: Evidence from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).” PLoS ONE 10(7): e0130257. (both authors equal contribution)

Cheng, Feon, Shannon M. Monnat, and Barbara Lohse. 2015. “Middle School-Aged Child Enjoyment of Food Tastings Predicted Interest in Nutrition Education on Osteoporosis Prevention.” Journal of School Health 85(7):467-476.

Rigg, Khary K. and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Urban vs. Rural Differences in Prescription Opioid Misuse among Adults in the United States: Informing Region Specific Drug Policies and Interventions.” International Journal of Drug Policy 26:484-491.

Batson, Christie D. and Shannon M. Monnat. 2015. “Distress in the Desert: Neighborhood Disorder, Resident Satisfaction, and Quality of Life during the Las Vegas Foreclosure Crisis.” Urban Affairs Review 51(2):205-238.

Smith, Nicole J., Shannon M. Monnat, and Monica A.F. Lounsbery. 2015. “Physical Activity in Physical Education: Are Longer Lessons Better?”  Journal of School Health 85(3):141-148.