Laura Upenieks
Laura Upenieks
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Baylor University
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Love thy self? How belief in a supportive God shapes self-esteem
S Schieman, A Bierman, L Upenieks, CG Ellison
Review of Religious Research 59 (3), 293-318, 2017
Gender differences in self-esteem, unvarnished self-evaluation, future orientation, self-enhancement and self-derogation in a US national sample
W Magee, L Upenieks
Personality and Individual Differences 149, 66-77, 2019
Environmental disorder and functional decline among older adults: A layered context approach
MH Schafer, L Upenieks
Social Science & Medicine 124, 152-161, 2015
An expanded model of the moral self: beyond care and justice
A Miles, L Upenieks
Social science research 72, 1-19, 2018
Does disorder get “into the head” and “under the skin”? Layered contexts and bi-directional associations
L Upenieks, MH Schafer, J Iveniuk
Health & Place 39, 131-141, 2016
Putting sex into context in later life: Environmental disorder and sexual interest among partnered seniors
MH Schafer, L Upenieks, J Iveniuk
The Gerontologist 58 (1), 181-190, 2018
Does childhood religiosity delay death?
L Upenieks, MH Schafer, A Mogosanu
Journal of religion and health, 1-24, 2019
For everything a season? A month-by-month analysis of social network resources in later life
L Upenieks, J Settels, MH Schafer
Social science research 69, 111-125, 2018
Trans‐congregational triadic closure: Churchgoers’ networks within and beyond the pews
MH Schafer, L Upenieks
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55 (3), 597-621, 2016
The age-graded nature of advice: distributional patterns and implications for life meaning
MH Schafer, L Upenieks
Social Psychology Quarterly 79 (1), 22-43, 2016
Disorderly households, self-presentation, and mortality: Evidence from a national study of older adults
MH Schafer, L Upenieks, A MacNeil
Research on aging 40 (8), 762-790, 2018
The powerful other: How divine control shapes the relationship between personal control and psychological distress
S Schieman, A Bierman, L Upenieks
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 57 (1), 123-138, 2018
Beyond “Heartless Conservative” and “Bleeding Heart Liberal” Caricatures: How Religiosity Shapes the Relationship Between Political Orientation and Empathy
S Schieman, A Bierman, L Upenieks
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 2019
The Belief in Divine Control and the Mental Health Effects of Stressful Life Events: A Study of Education-Based Contingencies
L Upenieks, S Schieman
Review of Religious Research, 1-33, 2020
Accumulation of economic hardship and health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Social causation or selection?
A Bierman, L Upenieks, P Glavin, S Schieman
Social Science & Medicine 275, 113774, 2021
Marital Quality and Well-Being Among Older Adults: A Typology of Supportive, Aversive, Indifferent, and Ambivalent Marriages
Y Liu, L Upenieks
Research on Aging, 0164027520969149, 2020
As Goes the City? Older Americans’ Home Upkeep in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
MH Schafer, J Settels, L Upenieks
Social problems 67 (2), 379-397, 2020
“Stuck in the Middle with You?” Supervisory Level and Anger about Work
W Magee, L Upenieks
Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue canadienne de sociologie 54 (3), 309-330, 2017
Social Control
L Tepperman, L Upenieks
Oxford University Press, 2016
Love thy Aged? A State-Level Analysis of Religiosity and Mobility in Aging Populations During the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
TD Hill, KE Gonzalez, L Upenieks
Journal of aging and health 33 (5-6), 377-386, 2021
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