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Megan Steele

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Doctoral Candidate
Education:
  • Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Methods, University of Georgia, 2019
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Georgia, 2017 
  • B.A., Sociology, Furman University, 2015
Selected Publications:

Steele, Megan E., Tara E. Sutton, Alyssa L. Brown, Leslie Gordon Simons, and Patricia Y. Warren. “A Test of General Strain Theory: Explaining Intimate Partner Violence and Alcohol Use Among Black Women.” Feminist Criminology. Advance online publication. doi.org/10.1177/15570851211065896

Steele, Megan E., Leslie Gordon Simons, Tara E. Sutton, and Frederick X. Gibbons. Family Context and Adolescent Risky Sexual Behavior: An Examination of the Influence of Family Structure, Family Transitions and Parenting. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 49(6), 1179-1194. doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01231-z

Simons, Leslie Gordon, and Megan E. Steele. 2020. “The Negative Impact of Economic Hardship on Adolescent Academic Engagement: An Examination Parental Investment and Family Stress Processes.” Journal of Youth & Adolescence49(5), 973-990. doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01210-4 

Steele, Megan E., and Leslie Gordon Simons. 2019. “Intergenerational Transmission.” Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate and Family Relationships. Macmillan Reference USA. ISBN-13: 9780028664644

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Megan Steele is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of
Georgia. Her primary research interests include the Family, Life Course, and Aging; Crime,
Law, and Deviance; and Advanced Quantitative Methods. Her dissertation is tentatively titled,
“A Test of Competing Pathways to Young Adulthood Violence.” In this work,…