Publications

H. Wesley Perkins, Ph.D.



Books and Monographs

Linkenbach, Jeff and H. Wesley Perkins. 2005. Montana’s MOST of Us® Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign: A Social Norms Strategy to Reduce Impaired Driving Among 21-to-34Year-Olds. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Report No. DOT HS 809 869), Washington, DC.

Haines, Michael P., H. Wesley Perkins, Richard M. Rice and Gregory Barker. 2005. A Guide to Marketing Social Norms for Health Promotion in Schools and Communities. National Social Norms Resource Center. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL.(Download entire monograph in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley (Editor). 2003. The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Perkins, H. Wesley and David W. Craig. 2002. A Multifaceted Social Norms Approach to Reduce High-Risk Drinking: Lessons from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Newton, MA: The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and the U.S. Department of Education.(Download entire monograph from HEC in PDF format)

Linkenbach, Jeff, Alan Berkowitz, Jamie Cornish, Patricia Fabiano, Michael Haines, Koreen Johannessen, H. Wesley Perkins, Richard Rice, 2002. The Main Frame: Strategies for Generating Social Norms News, Most of Us, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. (Download entire monograph in PDF format)

Craig, David W. and H. Wesley Perkins. 2000. Campus Factoids(TM) Promoting Social Norms Education , Computer Software (version 4) and Administration Manual.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1979. Alienation, Social Institutions, and Age: A Conceptual and Empirical Study. Yale University, Ph.D. Dissertation.


Journal Publications and Book Chapters

Perkins, H. Wesley, Jessica M. Perkins, and David W. Craig. 2014. "No Safe Haven: Locations of Harassment and Bullying Victimization in Middle Schools." Journal of School Health, Vol. 84, No. 12, pp. 810-818.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2014. "Misperception is Reality: The "Reign of Error" About Peer Risk Behaviour Norms Among Youth and Young Adults." In Xenitidou, M. and B. Edmonds (Eds.) The Complexity of Social Norms, Computational Social Sciences. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, pp. 11-36. (abstract)

Perkins, Jessica M., H. W. Perkins, and David W. Craig.  2014.  (In Press).  “Misperception of Peer Weight Norms and Its Association with Overweight and Underweight Status Among Adolescents.”  Prevention Science, DOI 10.1007/s11121-014-0458-2.

Perkins, H. Wesley and David W. Craig. 2012. "Student-Athletes' Misperceptions of Male and Female Peer Drinking Norms: A Multi-Site Investigation of the "Reign of Error." Journal of College Student Development. Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 367-382.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2012. "Misperception of Peer Substance Use Among Youth are Real: Commentary." Addiction. Vol. 107, pp. 888-889.

Perkins, H. Wesley, David W. Craig, and Jessica M. Perkins. 2011. "Using Social Norms to Reduce Bullying: A Research Intervention in Five Middle Schools." Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.Vol. 14, No. 5, pp.703-722. (abstract, free full text).

Perkins, Jessica M., H. Wesley Perkins, and David W. Craig. 2010. Misperceptions of Peer Norms as a Risk Factor for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption among Secondary School Students.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 110, No. 12, pp. 1916-1921.(publication)

Perkins, H. Wesley, Jeff Linkenbach, Melissa Lewis, and Clayton Neighbors. 2010. "Effectiveness of Social Norms Media Marketing in Reducing Drinking and Driving: A Statewide Campaign." Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 35, pp. 866-874.(publication)

Perkins, Jessica M., H. Wesley Perkins, and David W. Craig. 2010. "Peer Weight Norm Misperception as a Risk Factor for Being Over- and Underweight Among UK Secondary School Students." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 64, pp. 964-971. (Journal Abstract and Article)

Craig, David W., and H. Wesley Perkins. 2008. "Learning about Student Alcohol Abuse and Helping to Prevent It through Service Learning Initiatives: The HWS Alcohol Education Project." In C.A. Rimmerman (ed.), Service Learning and the Liberal Arts: How and Why It Works, New York: Lexington Books, pp. 151-169.

Turner, James, H. Wesley Perkins, Jennifer Bauerle. 2008. "Declining Negative Consequences Related to Alcohol Misuse Among Students Exposed to a Social Norms Marketing Intervention on a College Campus." Journal of American College Health, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 85-93. (Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, Jessica M., Kristi S. Multhaup, H. Wesley Perkins, and Cole Barton. 2008. “Self-Efficacy and Participation in Physical and Social Activity among Older Adults in Spain and the United States.” The Gerontologist, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 51-58.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2007. "Misperceptions of Peer Drinking Norms in Canada: Another Look at the 'Reign of Error' and Its Consequences among College Students." Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 2645-2656. (Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley, and David Craig. 2006. "A Successful Social Norms Campaign to Reduce Alcohol Misuse among College Student-Athletes." Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 67, No. 6, pp. 880-888. (Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2006. “Success and Failure in Social Norms Interventions” (author response to Clapp and Lange). Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 483-484.

Perkins, H. Wesley, Michael P. Haines, and Richard M. Rice. 2005. “Misperceiving the College Drinking Norm and Related Problems: A Nationwide Study of Exposure to Prevention Information, Perceived Norms, and Student Alcohol Misuse.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 470-478. (Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2005. “Critical Concerns for Evaluating Social Norms Interventions with Survey Data.” The Social Norms Review, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (August), pp. 1-6.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2004. "Getting Social Norms Results by Improving Implementation and Assessment," The Report on Social Norms, Vol. 3, Issue 9, pp. 5, 8.

Fabiano, Patricia M., H. Wesley Perkins, Alan Berkowitz, Jeff Linkenbach, and Christopher Stark. 2003. “Engaging Men as Social Justice Allies in Ending Violence Against Women: Evidence for a Social Norms Approach.” Journal of American College Health, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 105-112. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2003. "The Emergence and Evolution of the Social Norms Approach to Substance Abuse ." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and David W. Craig. 2003. "The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Experiment: A Synergistic Social Norms Approach Using Print, Electronic Media and Curriculum Infusion to Reduce Collegiate Problem Drinking." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Linkenbach, Jeff, and H. Wesley Perkins. 2003. "Misperceptions of Peer Alcohol Norms in a Statewide Survey of Young Adults." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and David W. Craig. 2003. "The Imaginary Lives of Peers: Patterns of Substance Use and Misperceptions of Norms among Secondary School Students." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Linkenbach, Jeff, and H. Wesley Perkins. 2003. "Most of Us Are Tobacco Free: An Eight-Month Social Norms Campaign Reducing Youth Initiation of Smoking in Montana." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Linkenbach, Jeff, H. Wesley Perkins, and William DeJong. 2003. "Parents' Perceptions of Parenting Norms: Using the Social Norms Approach to Reinforce Effective Parenting." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2003. "The Promise and Challenge of Future Work on the Social Norms Model." In H. W. Perkins (ed.), The Social Norms Approach to Preventing School and College Age Substance Abuse: A Handbook for Educators, Counselors, and Clinicians, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2002. “Social Norms and the Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Collegiate Contexts.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement No. 14, pp. 164-172.(Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2002. “Surveying the Damage: A Review of Research on Consequences of Alcohol Misuse in College Populations.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement No. 14, pp. 91-100. (Download entire article in PDF format)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2002. Review of Michael E. McCullough, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Carl E. Thoresen (eds.), Forgiveness: Theory, Research, and Practice. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion,. Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 378-379.

Perkins, H. Wesley, William DeJong, and Jeff Linkenbach. 2001. "Estimated Blood Alcohol Levels Reached by ‘Binge' and ‘Non-Binge' Drinkers: A Survey of Young Adults in Montana." Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 317-320. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2000. Drinking Motivated by the Desire to Reduce Stress: Life Course and Gender Patterns among College-Educated Young Adults.” Alcoscope: International Review of Alcoholism Management, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 10-14.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2000. "Alcohol Use, Collegiate Patterns and Problem Of." Pp. 143-145 in Clifton Bryant (ed.), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, Vol. IV. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2000. "Research on Women's Drinking Patterns." Catalyst, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 6-7.

Perkins, H. Wesley, Philip Meilman, Jami Leichtliter, Jeffrey Cashin and Cheryl Presley. 1999. "Misperceptions of the Norms for the Frequency of Alcohol and Other Drug Use on College Campuses." Journal of American College Health, Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 253-258. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1999. "Stress-Motivated Drinking in Collegiate and Post-Collegiate Young Adulthood: Life Course and Gender Patterns." Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp. 219-227. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1998. Review of Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox, Second Coming: The New Christian Right in Virginia Politics. Sociology of Religion, Vol. 59, No.1, pp. 95-96.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1997. "College Student Misperceptions of Alcohol and Other Drug Norms among Peers: Exploring Causes, Consequences, and Implications for Prevention Programs." Pp. 177-206 in Designing Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs in Higher Education: Bringing Theory into Practice. The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, U.S. Department of Education. (download entire article from HEC).

Perkins, H. Wesley and Henry Wechsler. 1996. "Variation in Perceived College Drinking Norms and Its Impact on Alcohol Abuse: A Nationwide Study." Journal of Drug Issues, Vol. 26, pp. 961-974. (see abstract)

DeMeis, Debra K. and H. Wesley Perkins. 1996. "'Supermoms' of the Nineties: Homemaker and Employed Mothers' Performance and Perceptions of the Motherhood Role." Journal of Family Issues, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 777-792.

Perkins, H. Wesley and Debra K. DeMeis. 1996. "Gender and Family Effects on the 'Second Shift' Domestic Activity of College-Educated Young Adults." Gender & Society, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 78-93.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1995. "Prevention through Correcting Misperceptions of Alcohol and Other Drug Norms: Notes on the State of the Field." Catalyst (A Publication of The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and the U.S. Department of Education). Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 1-2. (download entire article from HEC)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1994. "The Contextual Effect of Secular Norms on Religiosity as Moderator of Student Alcohol and Other Drug Use." Pp. 187-208 in Monty L. Lynn and David O. Moberg (eds.), Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 6. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1993. Review of Phillip E. Hammond, Religion and Personal Autonomy: The Third Disestablishment in America. Sociology of Religion, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 327-328.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1993. Review of Robert Wuthnow, Acts of Compassion: Caring for Others and Helping Ourselves. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 83-84.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1992. "Gender Patterns in Consequences of Collegiate Alcohol Abuse: A 10-Year Study of Trends in an Undergraduate Population." Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 458-462. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1992. "Misperceptions of Peer Drug Use Norms: An Alternative Campus Intervention Strategy." In-Service Bulletin, National Organization of Student Assistance Programs and Partners, Number 8.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1992. "Gender Differences in Campus Drug Use Patterns and Problems." Insights, National Organization of Student Assistance Programs and Partners, Vol. V, Issue 1 (Spring), pp. 5-8.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1992. "Student Religiosity and Social Justice Concerns in England and the United States: Are They Still Related?" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 353-360.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1992. Review of Margaret M. Poloma, The Assemblies of God at the Crossroads: Charisma and Institutional Dilemmas. Sociological Analysis, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 113-115.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1991. "Confronting Misperceptions of Peer Drug Use Norms Among College Students: An Alternative Approach for Alcohol and Other Drug Education Programs." Pp. I 11-29 in Peer Prevention Program Resource Manual. Fort Worth, TX: The Higher Education Leaders/Peers Network, Texas Christian University.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1991. "Religious Commitment, Yuppie Values, and Well- Being in Post-Collegiate Life." Review of Religious Research, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 244-251.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1991. Review of William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Religious Politics in Global and Comparative Perspective. Review of Religious Research, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 287-288.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Alan D. Berkowitz. 1991. "Collegiate COAs and Alcohol Abuse: Problem Drinking in Relation to Assessments of Parent and Grandparent Alcoholism." Journal of Counseling and Development, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 237-240. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1990. Review of David Eversley, Religion and Employment in Northern Ireland. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 29, No. pp. 420-421.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Lynne B. Harris. 1990. "Familial Bereavement and Health in Adult Life Course Perspective." Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 52, pp. 233-241.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Alan D. Berkowitz. 1989. "Stability and Contradiction in College Students' Drinking Following a Drinking­Age Law Change." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 60-77. (see abstract)

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1988. "Personality Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics." Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 206-209.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1988. Review of Roger L. Dudley, Passing the Torch: How to Convey Religious Values to Young People. Review of Religious Research, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 329-331.

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1987. "Recent Research on Gender Differences in Collegiate Alcohol Use." Journal of American College Health, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 123-129. (see absract)

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1987. "Parental Religion and Alcohol Use Problems as Intergenerational Predictors of Problem Drinking Among College Students." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 340-357. (see abstract)

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1987. "Current Issues in Effective Alcohol Education Programming." Pp. 69-85 in Joan Sherwood (ed.), Alcohol Policies and Practices on College and University Campuses. Columbus: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Monograph Series.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and James L. Spates. 1986. "Mirror Images? Three Analyses of Value Patterns in England and the United States." International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 27, Nos. 1­2, pp. 31­52.

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1986. "Problem Drinking among College Students: A Review of Recent Research." Journal of American College Health, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 21-28.

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1986. "Resident Advisers as Role Models: A Comparison of Resident Adviser and Student Peer Drinking Patterns." Journal of College Student Personnel, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 146-153. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Alan D. Berkowitz. 1986. "Perceiving the Community Norms of Alcohol Use Among Students: Some Research Implications for Campus Alcohol Education Programming." International Journal of the Addictions, Vol. 21, Nos. 9 & 10, pp. 961-976. (see abstract)

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Alan D. Berkowitz. 1986. "Using Student Alcohol Surveys: Notes on Clinical and Educational Program Applications." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 44-51.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1985. Review of Robert J. Ackermann, Religion as Critique. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 770-771.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1985. Review of Petur Petursson, Church and Social Change: A Study of the Secularization Process in Iceland 1830­1930. Sociological Analysis, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 190-192.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1985. "Religious Traditions, Parents, and Peers as Determinants of Alcohol and Drug Use among College Students." Review of Religious Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 15­31. (see abstract)

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1985. "Correlates of Stress Symptoms among Farm Women: A Research Note on Farm and Family Functioning." Journal of Human Stress, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 76-81.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1985. "A Research Note on Religiosity as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant among Students in England and the United States." Review of Religious Research, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 269-280.

Berkowitz, Alan D., and H. Wesley Perkins. 1984. "Stress among Farm Women: Work and Family as Interacting Systems." Journal of Marriage and the Family, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 161-166.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1984. "Religious Content in American, British, and Canadian Publications from 1937 to 1979." Sociological Analysis, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 159-165.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1983. Review of Richard K. Fenn, Liturgies and Trials: The Secularization of Religious Language. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 22, No. 3, p. 290.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1983. "Organized Religion as Opiate or Prophetic Stimulant: An Exploratory Study of British and American Assessments of Social Justice in Two Urban Settings." Review of Religious Research, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 206-224.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and James L. Spates. 1982. "American and English Student Values." Pp. 245-265 in Richard F. Tomasson (ed.), Comparative Social Research, Vol. 5, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1982. "On the Specificity of Social Alienation: An Exploratory Investigation in England and the United States." Sociology and Social Research, Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 399-417.

Perkins, H. Wesley, and Wendell Bell. 1980. "Alienation and Social Justice in England and the United States: The Polity and Economy." Pp. 71-101 in Richard F. Tomasson (ed.), Comparative Social Research, Vol. 3, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.


Reprinted Articles

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2000. “Research on Women’s Drinking Patterns.” Higher Education, Kansas State University, Vol. 25, pp. 1-3.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 2000. “Research on Women’s Drinking Patterns.” The Peer Educator, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 9,14.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1995. "Confronting Misperceptions of Peer Drug Use Norms Among College Students: An Alternative Approach for Alcohol and Other Drug Education Programs." Pp. 469-490 in Lavona M. Grow (ed.), FIPSE Drug Prevention Programs in Higher Education Training Institute Manual (5th edition), Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education.

Perkins, H. Wesley. 1994. "Confronting Misperceptions of Peer Drug Use Norms Among College Students: An Alternative Approach for Alcohol and Other Drug Education Programs." Pp. 453-473 in Lavona M. Grow (ed.), FIPSE Drug Prevention Programs in Higher Education Training Institute Manual (4th edition), Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education.

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