Publications by Dr. Christian Vaccaro

  •  Articles

    • 2015 Rohlinger, Deana; Vaccaro, Christian; Sessions, Miriam; Mauney, Heather. "Identity Claims-Making in the Terri Schiavo Case". Social Currents.
    • 2015 Martin, James, Vaccaro, Chirstian; Heckert, Alex; Heasley, Robert. "Epic Glory and Manhood Acts in Dagorhir". Journal of Men's Studies.
    • 2015 Vaccaro, Christian; Luckey, Rhonda; Shay, Cory. "Impact Report: Military Resource Center" Division of Student Affairs Internal Report.
    • 2014 Schrock, Doug; Janice McCabe; and Christian Vaccaro. "Batterers’ Tragic Relationships: Narrative Resistance In and Out of a Batterer Intervention Program". Social Currents.
    • 2014 Rohlinger, Deana, Christian Vaccaro, Miriam Sessions, and Heather Maune. "Identity Deployment Social Movements, and the Battle over Terri Shiavo". Social Currents
    •  2013  Belakova, Vendula, and Christian Vaccaro "A Friend with Weed is a Friend Indeed: Understanding the Relationship between Friendship Identity and Market Relations among Marijuana Users". Journal of Drug Issues 43(3):289-313. 
    • 2013[2011] Vaccaro, Christian, Doug Schrock, and Janice McCabe "Managing Emotional Manhood: Fighting and Fostering Fear in Mixed Martial Arts". Inside Social Life: Readings in Sociological Psychology and Microsociology. 7th edition. Spencer Cahill, Kent Sandstrom, and Carissa Froyum, eds. New York: Oxford University Press
    • 2011  "Male Bodies in Manhood Acts: The Role of Body-Talk and Embodied Practice in Signifying Culturally Dominant Notions of Manhood". Sociology Compass 5(1):65-76. 
    • 2011  Managing Emotional Manhood: Fighting and Fostering Fear in Mixed Martial Arts. Social Psychology Quarterly 74:414-437. 


    • 2015 Vaccaro, Christian, and Melissa Swauger. Unleashing Manhood in the Cage: Masculinity, Fighting, and Mixed Martial Arts. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company.


    • 2014 Vaccaro, Christian, Michele Papakie, and Alex Heckert. The Invisible Work of Veteran Reintegration in the University Setting. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the Eastern Sociological Society, Baltimore.
    • 2013  The Gender Embodiment Cycle in Mixed Martial Arts. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the American Sociological Association, New York.
    • 2013  Identity in Action. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the American Sociological Association, New York. 
    • 2010  Using Online Materials to Supplement Ethnographic Research. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA.
    • 2009  Integrating Vertical, Horizontal, and Group-Process Models of Expertise: Developing a Symbolic Interactionist Approach to Embodiment Processes. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the Florida Society of Social Science, Gainesville, FL.