Articles, Chapters, Online Essays

Sociology of Mental Health and Homelessness

Russell K. Schutt, Mark R. Schultz, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Sharon McCarthy, Matthew Chinman, and Marsha L. Ellison. (In press). “Explaining Service Use and Residential Stability in Supported Housing: Problems, Preferences, Peers.” Medical Care.

Winer, Max, Shawn Dunlap, Cathy St. Pierre, Keith McInnes, and Russell Schutt. 2021. “Housing and Social Connection: Older Formerly Homeless Veterans Living in Subsidized Housing and Receiving Supportive Services.” Clinical Gerontologist 44(online publication Jan. 27).

Schutt, Russell K., Martha Langer Ellison, Matthew Chinman, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Sharon McCarthy, Mala Shah, and Mark R. Schultz. 2019. “Health Service Preferences Among Veterans in Supported Housing in Relation to Needs Expressed and Services Used.” Journal of Mental Health. Online First.

St. Pierre, Cathy, D. Keith McInness, Shawn Dunlap, Justeen Hyde, Thomas Byrne, Russell Schutt, Max Winer. 2019. “Older Formerly Homeless Veterans Living in HUD-VASH Housing.” Health Services Research & Development: Veterans’ Perspectives.  November.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, Shaun M. Eack, Barbara Deck, and Matcheri S. Keshavan. 2017. “Adapting Cognitive Remediation to a Group Home: A Brief Report.” Asian Journal of Psychiatry 25:184-187.

Ellison, Marsha Langer, Russell K. Schutt, Mark E. Glickman, Mark R. Schultz, Matthew Chinman, Kristina Jensen, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, David Smelson, and Susan Eisen. 2016. “Patterns and Predictors of Engagement in Peer Support Among Homeless Veterans With Mental Health Conditions and Substance Use Histories.” Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 39(3):266-273.

Schutt, Russell K., Richard L. Hough, Stephen M. Goldfinger, Anthony F. Lehman, David L. Shern, Elie S. Valencia, Patricia A. Wood. 2009. “Lessening Homelessness among Persons with Mental Illness: A Comparison of Five Randomized Treatment Trials.” Asian Journal of Psychiatry 2:100-105.

Schutt, Russell K. and Norman C. Hursh. 2009. “Influences on Job Retention among Homeless Persons with Substance Abuse or Psychiatric Disabilities.”  Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare 36:53-73.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, Brina Caplan, Anna Martsinkiv, and Stephen M. Goldfinger. 2007. “The Role of Neurocognition and Social Context in Predicting Community Functioning among Formerly Homeless Seriously Mentally Ill Persons.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33:1388-1396.

Caplan, Brina, Russell K. Schutt, Winston M. Turner, Stephen M. Goldfinger, and Larry J. Seidman. 2006. “Change in Neurocognition by Housing Type and Substance Abuse among Formerly Homeless Seriously Mentally Ill Individuals.” Schizophrenia Research, 83:77-86.

Schutt, Russell K., Robert E. Rosenheck, Walter E. Penk, Charles E. Drebing, and Catherine Leda Seibyl. 2005. “The Social Environment of Transitional Work and Residence Programs: Influences on Health and Functioning.” Evaluation and Program Planning, 28:291-300.

Schutt, Russell K., Benjamin Weinstein, Walter E. Penk. 2005. “Housing Preferences of Homeless Veterans with Dual Diagnoses.” Psychiatric Services, 56:350-352.

Drebing, Charles E., E. Alice Van Ormer, Russell Schutt, Christopher Krebs, Marylee O. Losardo, Christopher Boyd, Walter E. Penk, Robert Rosenheck. 2004. “Client Goals for Participating in VHA Vocational Rehabilitation: Distribution and Relationship to Outcome.” Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47:162-172.

Drebing, Charles E., Robert Rosenheck, Russell Schutt, Wayne J. Kasprow and Walter E. Penk. 2003. “Patterns in Referral and Admission to Vocational Rehabilitation Associated With Co-Existing Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders.” Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47:15-23.

Seidman, Larry J., Russell K. Schutt, Brina Caplan, George S. Tolomiczenko, Winston M. Turner, and Stephen M. Goldfinger. 2003. “The Effects of Housing Interventions on Neuropsychological Functions in Homeless Mentally Ill Individuals.” Psychiatric Services, 54:905-908.

Schutt, Russell K. and Stephen M. Goldfinger. 2000. “The Contingent Rationality of Housing Preferences: Homeless Mentally Ill Persons’ Housing Choices Before and After Housing Experience.” Research in Community and Mental Health, 11:131-156.

Goldfinger, Stephen M., Russell K. Schutt, George S. Tolomiczenko, Larry J. Seidman, Walter E. Penk, Winston M. Turner and Brina Caplan. 1999. “Housing Placement and Subsequent Days Homeless Among Formerly Homeless Adults with Mental Illness.” Psychiatric Services, 50:674-679.

Seidman, Larry J., Brina Caplan, George S. Tolomiczenko, Winston Turner, Walter Penk, Russell K. Schutt, Stephen M. Goldfinger. 1997. “Neuropsychological Function in Homeless Mentally Ill Individuals.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 185:3-12.

Schutt, Russell K., Stephen M. Goldfinger, and Walter E. Penk. 1997. “Satisfaction With Residence and With Life: When Homeless Mentally Ill Persons are Housed.” Evaluation and Program Planning, 20:185-194.

Goldfinger, Stephen M. and Russell K. Schutt. 1996. “Comparison of Clinicians’ Housing Recommendations and Preferences of Homeless Mentally Ill Persons.” Psychiatric Services, 47:413-415.

Schutt, Russell K. and Stephen M. Goldfinger. 1996. “Housing Preferences and Perceptions of Health and Functioning Among Homeless Mentally Ill Persons.” Psychiatric Services, 47:381-386.

Schutt, Russell K., Tatjana Meschede, and Jill Rierdan. 1994. “Distress, Suicidal Thoughts, and Social Support Among Homeless Adults.”  Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 35:134-142.

Schutt, Russell K. 1992. “Homeless Persons’ Interest in Basic and Health Services: The Role of Absolute, Relative, and Repressed Needs.”  Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 19:221-233.

Schutt, Russell K. and Stephen M Goldfinger. 1992. “Mentally Ill Persons in Emergency and Specialized Shelters: Distress and Satisfaction.” New England Journal of Public Policy, 8:407-18.

Schutt, Russell K., Stephen M. Goldfinger and Walter E. Penk. 1992. “The Structure and Sources of Residential Preferences Among Seriously Mentally Ill Homeless Adults.”  Sociological Practice Review, 3:148-156.

Schutt, Russell K. 1990. “The Quantity and Quality of Homelessness: Research Results and Policy Implications.” Sociological Practice Review, 1:77-87.


Sociology of Public Health

Schutt, Russell K. et al. 2021. NSF COVID-19 Project: Report #3: Living in Boston During COVID-19: Economic Strains. Data Stories: Widespread but Variable, Inequities Reinforced, Mask Wearing: Self and Others. Video. Report #6: Living in Boston During COVID-19: Physical and Mental Health. Data Stories: Adverse Impact on Physical and Mental Health, Mental Health Effects Varied with Health-Related Behaviors, Mental Health Effects Varied with Sociodemographic Characteristics. Video.  Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI), Northeastern University and Center for Survey Research (CSR), University of Massachusetts Boston

Schutt, Russell K. and Mary Lou Woodford. 2020. “Increasing Health Service Access by Expanding Disease Coverage and Adding Patient Navigation: Challenges for Patient Satisfaction.” BMC Health Services Research 20(1):175. Published 2020 Mar 6.

Schutt, Russell K., Manan M. Nayak, and Mathew Creighton. 2019. “The Healthy Immigrant Effect:  A Test of Competing Explanations in a Low Income Population.” Health Sociology Review 28(1):1-19.

Schutt, Russell K. and Camila Mejía. 2016. “Health Care Satisfaction: Effects of Immigration, Acculturation, Language.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 19:1372-1378.

Schutt, Russell K., Jacqueline Fawcett, Gail B. Gall, Brooke Harrow, and Mary Lou Woodford. 2010. “Case Manager Satisfaction in Public Health.” Professional Case Management 15:124-134.

Schutt, Russell K., Lidia Schapira, Jennifer Maniatis, Jessica Santiccioli, Silas Henlon, JudyAnn Bigby. 2010. “Community Health Workers’ Support for Cancer Clinical Trials: Description and Explanation.” Journal of Community Health 35:417-422.

Schutt, Russell K., Elizabeth Riley Cruz, and Mary Lou Woodford. 2008. “Client Satisfaction in a Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: The Influence of Ethnicity and Language, Health, Resources and Barriers.Women & Health 48:283-302.

Fawcett, Jacqueline, Russell K. Schutt, Gail B. Gall, Elizabeth Riley Cruz, and Mary Lou Woodford. 2007. “The Work of Nurse Case Managers in a Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Screening Program.” Professional Case Management, 12:93-105.

Schutt, Russell K., Bernard Cournoyer, Walter E. Penk, Charles E. Drebing, E. Alice Van Ormer, Christopher Krebs, Marylee O. Losardo. 2003. “Building the Future: Psychosocial Rehabilitation With a Veterans Construction Team.” Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27:186-189.

Schutt, Russell K. and Gerald R. Garrett. 1992. “The Homeless Alcoholic: Past and Present.” Pp. 177-86 in Marjorie J. Robertson and Milton Greenblatt (eds.). Homelessness: A National Perspective. NY: Plenum.

Schutt, Russell K., Suzanne Gunston and John O’Brien. 1992. “The Impact of AIDS Prevention Efforts on AIDS Knowledge and Behavior among Sheltered Homeless Adults.” Sociological Practice Review, 3:1-7.

 

Sociology of Occupations, Organizations, Health Care Systems

Ellison, Marsha L., Matthew Chinman, Russell K. Schutt, Sharon McCarthy, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, David Smelson. “Examining the Impact of Peer Specialist Services on Housing and Behavioral Health among Veterans Residing in HUD-VASH.” Research Brief. VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans. July 2020.

Ellison, Marsha L., Russell K. Schutt, Lo-Hua Yuan, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Mark E. Glickman, Sharon McCarthy, David Smelson, Mark R. Schultz, and Matthew Chinman. 2020. “Impact of Peer Specialist Services on Residential Stability and Behavioral Health Status among Formerly Homeless Veterans with Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions.” Medical Care 58(4):307-313.

Chinman, Matthew, Sharon McCarthy, Rachel Bachrach, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Russell K. Schutt, and Martha Langer Ellison. 2019. “Predicting Engagement with Mental Health Peer Specialist Services.” Psychiatric Services. Online First.

McCarthy, Sharon, Matthew Chinman, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Russell K. Schutt, Susan Zickmund, and Martha Langer Ellison. 2019. “Peer Specialists: Exploring the Influence of Program Structure on their Emerging Role.” Psychological Services 16(3):445-455.

Schutt, Russell K., Julianne Siegfriedt, and Jacqueline Fawcett. 2017. “Who Cares? Case Management and Patient Navigation in a Public Health Programme.” International Journal of Care and Caring 1(3):367-387.

Schutt, Russell K. 2016. “Social Environment and Mental Illness: The Progress and Paradox of Deinstitutionalization.” Advances in Medical Sociology 17:91-118.

Schapira, Lidia and Russell Schutt. 2011. “Training Community Health Workers about Cancer Clinical Trials.” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 13(5):891-8.

Schutt, Russell K. and E. Sally Rogers. 2009. “Empowerment and Peer Support:  Structure and Process of Self Help in a Consumer-Run Center for Individuals with Mental Illness.” Journal of Community Psychology 37:697-710.

Estabrook, Robin E., Russell K. Schutt, and Mary Lou Woodford. 2008. “Translating Research into Practice: The Participatory Expert Panel Approach.” The Open Health Services and Policy Journal, 1:19-26.

Schutt, Russell K. 2003. “Shelterization in Theory and Practice.” Anthropology of Work Review, 24:4-13.

Schutt, Russell K. 2001. “Implementing a Mental Health Case Management System: Technological Change and Organizational Structure.” Pp. 89-103 in The Organizational Response to Social Problems: Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Vol.8, edited by S.W. Hartwell & R.K.Schutt. Oxford:Elsevier Science Ltd.

Schutt, Russell K. and Stephanie W. Hartwell. 2001. “The Organizational Response to Social Problems: Changing Interorganizational and Organization-Client Relations.” Pp. 1-13 in The Organizational Response to Social Problems: Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Volume 8, edited by S.W. Hartwell & R.K. Schutt. Oxford: Elsevier.

Upshur, Carole C., Paul R. Benson, Elizabeth Clemens, William H. Fisher, H. Stephen Leff, Russell K. Schutt. 1997. “Closing State Mental Hospitals in Massachusetts: Policy, Process, and Impact.” International Journal of Law & Psychiatry, 20:199-217.

Dickey, Barbara, Olinda Gonzalez, Eric Latimer, Karen Powers, Russell Schutt, and Stephen Goldfinger. 1996. “Use of Mental Health Services by Formerly Homeless Adults Residing in Group and Independent Housing.” Psychiatric Services, 47:152-158.

Schutt, Russell K. and Mary L. Fennell. 1992. “Shelter Staff Satisfaction with Services, the Service Network and their Jobs: The Influence of Disposition and Situation.” Current Research on Occupations and Professions, 7:177-200. JAI Press.

Garrett, Gerald R. and Russell K. Schutt. 1987. “Social Services for Homeless Alcoholics: Assessment and Response.” Alcohol Health and Research World, 2:50-53.

Schutt, Russell K. 1987. “Shelters as Organizations: Full-Fledged Programs or Just a Place to Stay?”  Pp. 5-8 in Homelessness: Critical Issues for Policy and Practice. Boston: Boston Foundation.

Schutt, Russell K. 1982. “Models of Militancy: Support for Strikes and Work Actions Among Public Employees.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 35: 406-422. Reprinted (1985): Marvin J. Levine, (ed.), Labor Relations in the Public Sector: Readings and Cases, 2nd ed., Columbus, Ohio: Grid.

Schutt, Russell K. and Seleshi Sisaye. 1981. “The Economic Significance of Ethnicity: Unionized Workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.”  Ethnicity, 8:341-351.

 

Sociology of Law, Crime, Social Control

Schutt, Russell K., Whitney Gecker, and Heather Zaykowski.2020.  “Engaging Youth to Reduce Depression and Risky Behaviors: Challenges of Empowerment.” Urban Social Work 4(1):5-27.

Schutt, Russell K., Xiaogang Deng, and Taylor Stoehr. 2013. “Using Bibliotherapy to Enhance Probation and Reduce Recidivism.” Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 52:181-197.

Schutt, Russell K. and W. Dale Dannefer. 1988. “Detention Decisions in Juvenile Cases: JINS, JDs and Gender.” Law & Society Review, 22:509-520.

Schutt, Russell K. 1987. “Craft Unions and Minorities: Determinants of Change in Admission Practices.” Social Problems, 34:388-402.

Dannefer, W. Dale and Russell K. Schutt. 1982. “Race and Juvenile Justice Processing in Court and Police Agencies.” American Journal of Sociology, 87:1113-1132.

 

Social Theory

Schutt, Russell K., Rengin Firat, and David Sloan Wilson (eds). 2020. Sociology Series, This View of Life, The Evolution Institute.

Schutt, Russell K., Rengin B. Firat, and David Sloan Wilson. 2020. “Introduction. Debate: Nothing in Sociology Makes Sense Except in Light of Evolutionary Theory.” This View of Life, The Evolution Institute.

Schutt, Russell K. and Rengin B. Firat. 2020. “The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Lesson in Evolution, Biology, and Society.” ASA Footnotes 48(3):23.

Schutt, Russell K. 2020. “Thoughts from the Chair.” Newsletter of the ASA Section: Evolution, Biology & Society 15(2):1-3

Turner, Jonathan H., Russell K. Schutt, and Matcheri S. Keshavan. 2020. “Biology and American Sociology, Part II: Developing a Unique Evolutionary Sociology.” The American Sociologist 51(Online publication June 6).

Schutt, Russell K. 2020. “Thoughts from the Chair” and “Human Sociality: A New Course for a New Era.” Newsletter of the ASA Section: Evolution, Biology & Society 15(1):1-3, 7-8.

Schutt, Russell K. 2019. “Thoughts from the Chair” and “Chair’s Challenge.” Newsletter of the ASA Section: Evolution, Biology & Society 14:1-2, 6-7.

Schutt, Russell K. and Jonathan H. Turner. 2019. “Biology and American Sociology, Part I: The Rise of Evolutionary Thinking, its Rejection, and Potential Resurrection.” The American Sociologist 50(3): 356-377.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri S. Keshavan. 2017. “Comment on Catherine Bliss’s review of Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, edited by Russell Schutt, Larry Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan (CS 45[6]:786-788.” Contemporary Sociology, 46(2):247-248.

Schutt, Russell K. and David Sloan Wilson. 2016. “Why Did Sociology Declare Independence From Biology (And Can They Be Reunited)? An Interview with Russell Schutt.” This View of Life, The Evolution Institute.

Schutt, Russell K. 2015. “The Social Brain in a Social World.” Pp. 231-246 in Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, edited by Russell K. Schutt, Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan. 2015. “Changing Perspectives in Three Disciplines.” Pp. 1-38 in Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, edited by Russell K. Schutt, Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan. 2015. “Conclusions.” Pp. 395-407 in Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, edited by Russell K. Schutt, Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schutt, Russell K. 2010. “A Sociological Perspective on Disasters.” Pp. 3-11 in Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and their Families after Disasters: A Global Survey, edited by Adenrele Awotona.  Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars.

Schutt, Russell K. and Stephen M. Goldfinger. 2009. “Fundamental Causes of Housing Loss among Persons Diagnosed with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness: A Theoretically Guided Test.” Asian Journal of Psychiatry 2:132-138.

 

Social Research Methods

Schutt, Russell K. Research methods with SAGE Publications.

Schutt, Russell K. 2019. “Quantitative Methods.” Pp. 55-72 in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology, 2nd ed. edited by George Ritzer. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.

Chinman, Matthew, Sharon McCarthy, Chantele Mitchell-Miland, Rachel Bachrach, Russell K. Schutt, and Martha Langer Ellison.  2018. “Investigating the Degree of Reliable Change among those Assigned to Mental Health Peer Specialists Services.” Psychiatric Services 69:1238-1244.

Buskirk, Trent D., Philip S. Brenner, and Russell K. Schutt. 2017. “Beacon: The Boston Panel Study.” Social Innovations Journal, Boston Edition, Issue 41, December 4. http://www.socialinnovationsjournal.org/75-disruptive-innovations/2685-beacon-the-boston-panel-study

Schutt, Russell K. 2016. “The General Social Survey.” In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd ed., edited by George Ritzer. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. Forthcoming.

Schutt, Russell K. 2016. “Developing the Field Concept for the Study of Cultural Evolution: A Sociologist’s Perspective.” Social Evolution Forum, The Evolution Institute.

Schutt, Russell K. 2015. “Secondary Data Analysis.” In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd ed., edited by George Ritzer. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. (1st ed., article 2012).

Schutt, Russell K., Floyd J. Fowler, and Ray Melcher. 1998. “A Multimedia Instructional Program in Survey Question Design.” Technology Source, December. Case Studies.  http://ts.mivu.org/default.asp?show=article&id=61.

Goldfinger, Stephen M., Russell K. Schutt, Larry J. Seidman, Winston M. Turner, Walter E. Penk and George S. Tolomiczenko. 1996. “Self-report and Observer Measures of Substance Abuse Among Homeless Mentally Ill Persons, in the Cross Section and Over Time.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 184:667-672.

Goldfinger, Stephen M., Russell K. Schutt, Winston Turner, George Tolomiczenko, and Mark Abelman. 1996. “Assessing Homeless Mentally Ill Persons for Permanent Housing: Screening for Safety.” Community Mental Health Journal, 32:275-288.

Schutt, Russell K. and Herbert L. Costner. 1993. “Another Edsel: The Collective Misperception of the Demand for the Certification of MA Sociologists.” The American Sociologist, 23:57-71.

Schutt, Russell K. 1988. “Dynamics of Homelessness.” Pp. 22-38 in Committee on Health Care for Homeless People, Institute of Medicine, Homelessness, Health, and Human Needs. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Schutt, Russell K. and G.R. Garrett. 1987. “Homelessness in Three Dimensions: Professors, Practitioners, and Politicians.” Footnotes, 15(1):8.

Schutt, Russell K. 1986. “A Computer Survey Project: Rationale, Procedures, and Results.” Social Science  Microcomputer Review, 4:85-88.

Schutt, Russell K. 1986. “Microcomputers in Research Methods.”  Footnotes, American Sociological Association, 14(2):7-8.

Schutt, Russell K. and G.R. Garrett. 1986. “Bridging the Gap: Teaching Research and Community Service.” Improving University Teaching, 2:389-398.

Schutt, Russell K., Hubert M. Blalock and Theodore C. Wagenaar. 1984. “Goals and Means for Research Methods Courses.” Teaching Sociology, 11:235-258.