Joined Virginia Tech: 1979
|Bachelor's||University of Alabama|
|Master's||University of Alabama|
CURRENT TEACHING INTERESTS:
Sociology of Mental Health
Minority Groups and Stratification
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Mental Health and Well Being
Race and Mental Health
Sociology of Culture
SELECTED AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Deputy Editor, Journal of Health and Social Behavior 2012-2014
Chair, American Sociological Association Section on the Sociology of Mental Health, 2011-2012
Editorial Board, Society and Mental Health, 2010-2012
Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech, 2006-2007
President, Southern Sociological Society, 2004-2005.
Editor, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 2000-2004.
Editorial Board, American Sociological Review, 1996-1998.
Research Fellow, National Comorbidity Study, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 1992-1994.
Hughes, Michael and Carolyn J. Kroehler. 2013. Sociology: The Core (11th Edition), New York: McGraw-Hill.
Hughes, Michael and Carolyn J. Kroehler. 2007. Inside Sociology, New York: McGraw-Hill.
Articles and Chapters
Hughes, Michael; Melissa Brymer, Wai Tat Chiu, John A. Fairbank, Russell T. Jones, Robert S. Pynoos, Virginia Rothwell, Alan M. Steinberg, and Ronald C. Kessler. 2011 (July 18). “Posttraumatic Stress among Students after the Shootings at Virginia Tech.” Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, (Online First publication, No Pagination Specified). doi: 10.1037/a0024565
Tuch, Steven A. and Michael Hughes. 2011. “Whites’ Racial Policy Attitudes in the 21st Century: The Continuing Significance of Racial Resentment.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 634:134-152.
Kiecolt, K. Jill, Michael Hughes, and Verna M. Keith. 2009. “Can a High Sense of Control and John Henryism Be Bad for Mental Health?” The Sociological Quarterly 50: 693-714.
Kiecolt, K. Jill, Michael Hughes, and Verna Keith. 2008. Race, Social Relationships, and Mental Health. Personal Relationships 15: 229-245.
Steven A. Tuch and Michael Hughes. 2008. “Racial attitudes in the United States at the start of the twenty-first century.” Pp. 141-149 in Petre Georgievski (ed.), Sovremenata Vamerikanska Sociologija: Vo Cest na Robert K. Merton. (Translation: Contemporary American Sociology: In Memory of Robert King Merton.) Skopje, Macedonia: Faculty of Philosophy Press.
Hughes, Michael. 2006. “Affect, Meaning, and the Quality of Life.” Social Forces 85 (December): 611-629.
Ryan, John, and Michael Hughes. 2006. “Breaking the Decision Change: The Fate of Creativity in an Age of Self-Production,” Pp. 239-253 in Michael D. Ayers (Editor), Cybersounds: Essays on Virtual Music Culture, New York, Peter Lang Publishing.
Hughes, Michael, and Steven A. Tuch. 2003. "Gender Differences in Whites' Racial Attitudes: Are Women's Attitudes Really More Favorable." Social Psychology Quarterly 66: 384-401.
Gilman, Stephen E., Susan D. Cochran, Vickie M. Mays, Michael Hughes, David Ostrow, and Ronald C. Kessler. 2001. "Risk of psychiatric disorders among individuals reporting same-sex sexual partners in the National Comorbidity Survey." American Journal of Public Health 91 (June):933-939.
Hughes, Michael. 2000. "Country Music as Impression Management: A Meditation on Fabricating Authenticity." Poetics 28 (December): 185-205.
Hughes, Michael and Steven A. Tuch.2000. "How Beliefs About Poverty Influence Racial Policy Attitudes: A Study of Whites, African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians in the U.S." In David O. Sears, Jim Sidanius, and Lawrence Babo, eds., Racialized Politics: Values, Ideology, and Prejudice in American Public Opinion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.