In Global Context: Mental Health Study
Indiana University . Bloomington . Indiana
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A. Positions and Honors
Positions and Employment
1981-1983 Lecturer, Indiana University
1983-1990 Assistant Professor, Indiana University
1987,1993 Fellow, Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics in American Institutions
1990-1998 Associate Professor, Indiana University
1998-Present Professor, Indiana University
1998-Present Chancellors’ Professor, Indiana University
Awards and Honors (Selected)
1989-1994 Research Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health
1989 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award
1993 Chair, Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association
1993-Present Overseers' Board, The General Social Survey (ISSP Liaison, 1997-present)
1994-1999 NIMH-RISP Award, “Program for Services Research on the Severely Mentally Ill”
1995 Guest Editor, Special Issue of Journal of Health and Social Behavior
1997-2002 Independent Scientist Award, National Institute of Mental Health
1998 Member, Alliance of Distinguished Rank Professors
2000 Elected Fellow, Sociological Research Association
B. Peer-reviewed Publications (Selected)
1992 Pescosolido, B.A. Beyond Rational Choice: The Social Dynamics of How People Seek Help. American Journal of Sociology 97:1096-1138.
1995 Pescosolido, B.A., E.R.
Wright, and W.P. Sullivan. Communities of Care: A Theoretical Perspective
Pescosolido, B.A. Bringing the 'Community' into Utilization Models:
How Social Networks Link Individuals to
Alegría, M., B.A. Pescosolido, D. Santos
and M. Vera. Can We Conceptualize and Measure Continuity of Care in
Wright, E.R., B.A. Pescosolido, R. Levin Penslar. New Ethical
Challenges to Mental Health Services Research in
Pescosolido, B.A., E.R. Wright, J. McGrew, D.J. Mesch, A. Hohmann,
W.P. Sullivan, D. Haugh, R. DeLiberty and
Pescosolido, B.A., C. Brooks-Gardner and K.M. Lubell. Choice,
Coercion and 'Muddling Through': Accounts
Pescosolido, B.A., E.R. Wright, M. Alegría and M. Vera. Social
Networks and Patterns of Use Among the Poor with
Pescosolido, B.A., C.A.
Boyer. How Do People Come to Use Mental Health Services? Current Knowledge
Pescosolido, B.A., E.R. Wright, and K. Lutfey. The Changing Hopes,
Worries and Community Supports of
Pescosolido, B.A., E.R. Wright, and S. Kikuzawa. ‘Stakeholder’
Attitudes Over Time Toward the Closing of a State
Pescosolido, B., C. Boyer & K. Lubell. The Social Dynamics of
Responding to Mental Health Problems: Past,
Link, B.G., J. Phelan, M. Bresnahan, A. Stueve, and B.A.
Conceptions of Mental Illness:
Pescosolido, B.A., J. Monahan, B.G. Link, A. Sueve, and S. Kikuzawa.
The Public’s View of the Competence,
Martin, J.K., B.A. Pescosolido, and S.A.
Tuch. Of Fear and Loathing:
The Role of ‘Disturbing Behavior’, Labels, and
Phelan, J.C., B.G. Link, A. Stueve, and B.A. Pescosolido.
Public Conceptions of Mental Illness in 1950 and 1996:
Swindle, R., K. Heller, B.A. Pescosolido, and S. Kikuzawa.
Responses to ‘Nervous Breakdowns’ in America
Pescosolido, B.A., J. McLeod, and M. Alegría.
Confronting the Second Social contract: The Place of Medical
Pescosolido, B.A., J.K. Martin and S.A.
Tuch. The Profession of
Medicine and the Public: Examining Americans’
Pescosolido, B.A. “The Role of Social Networks in the Lives of
Persons with Disabilities.” Pp. 468-489 in
Pescosolido, B.A. and Carol A. Boyer.
“The American Health Care System: Entering the 21st Century with
Pescosolido, B.A. and Judith A. Levy.
“The Role of Social Networks in Health, Illness, Disease and
Wright, E.R. and B.A. Pescosolido. “‘Sorry, I Forgot’: The
Role of Recall Error in Longitudinal, Personal Networks
T.W. Croghan, M. Tomlin, B. A. Pescosolido, J. Martin, K. Lubell,
and R. Swindle. Americans'
J.McGrew, B.A. Pescodolido, E.R. Wright, E. Case manager
perspectives on Assertive Community Treatment:
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