Peer-Review Journal Articles

Perry, Brea L., Adam R. Roth, Siyun Peng, Shannon L. Risacher, Andrew J. Saykin, and Liana G. Apostolova. Forthcoming. “Social Networks and Cognitive Reserve: Network Structure Moderates the Association Between Amygdalar Volume and Cognitive Outcomes.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.


Roth, Adam R. 2021. “Social Autonomy Among Married Men and Women.” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 7: 1-14. doi: 10.1177/23780231211043630

Perry, Brea L., William R. McConnell, Max E. Coleman, Adam R. Roth, Siyun Peng, and Liana G. Apostolova. 2021. “Why the Cognitive ‘Fountain of Youth’ May Be Upstream: Pathways to Dementia Risk and Resilience Through Social Connectedness.” Alzheimer's & Dementia. doi: 10.1002/alz.12443


Perry, Brea L., William R. McConnell, Siyun Peng, Adam R. Roth, Max E. Coleman, Mohit Manchella, Meghann Roessler, Heather Francis, Hope Sheean, and Liana Apostolova. 2021. “Social Networks and Cognitive Function: An Evaluation of Social Bridging and Bonding Mechanisms.” The Gerontologist. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnab112

Roth, Adam R. and Siyun Peng. 2021. “Non-spousal Support, Marital Status, and Mortality Risk.” Journal of Aging and Health. doi: 10.1177/08982643211025381

Roth, Adam R., Siyun Peng, and Brea L. Perry. 2021. “Personal Network Bridging Potential Across Geographic Context.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab103

Peng, Siyun and Adam R. Roth. 2021. “Social Isolation and Loneliness Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study of US Adults Over 50.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab068


Schwartz, Ella, Adam R. Roth, and Eric D. Widmer. 2021. “Joint Contacts and Network Overlap between Spouses Facing Household Transitions in Later Adulthood in Switzerland.” Advances in Life Course Research 48: doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2020.100395


Roth, Adam R., Siyun Peng, Max E. Coleman, Evan Finley, and Brea L. Perry. 2021. “Network Recall Among Older Adults with Cognitive Impairments.” Social Networks 64: 99-108. doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2020.08.005

Roth, Adam R. 2020. “Personal Networks and Mortality in Later Life: Racial and Ethnic Differences.” Journal of Public Health. doi: 10.1093/ pubmed/fdaa135

Roth, Adam R. 2020. Informal Caregiving and Network Turnover Among Older Adults. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 75(7): 1538-1547. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gby139 


Roth, Adam R. 2020. “Social Networks and Health in Later Life: A State of the Literature.” Sociology of Health & Illness 42(7): 1642-1656. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.13155

Roth, Adam R. 2020. “Informal Caregiving and Social Capital: A Social Network Perspective.” Research on Aging 42(9-10): 272-280. doi: 10.1177/0164027520912659

Roth, Adam R., Justin T. Denney, Solmaz Amiri, and Ofer Amram. 2020. “Characteristics of Place and the Rural Disadvantage in Deaths from Highly

Preventable Causes.” Social Science & Medicine 245: 112689.

Caudell, Mark, Marsha Quinlan, Murugan Subbiah, Douglas Call, Casey Roulette, Jennifer Roulette, Adam RothLouis Matthews, and Robert Quinlan. 2017. “Antimicrobial Use and Veterinary Care Among Agro-pastoralists in Northern Tanzania.” PLoS One 12(1): e0170328

Book Chapters

Perry, Brea L. and Adam R. Roth. 2021. “Commentary on The Boundary Specification Problem in Network Analysis: An Update and Extension to Personal Social Networks.” Chapter in, Mario L. Small, Brea L. Perry, Bernice Pescosolido, and Edward Smith (Eds.) Personal Networks: Classic Readings and New Directions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Manuscripts Under Review

Peng, Siyun, Adam R. Roth, and Brea L. Perry. “Bridging Social Capital, Hippocampal Volume, and Cognitive Health: Structural Holes and a Latent Approach.” Revise & Resubmit

Peng, Siyun, Adam R. Roth, Liana G. Apostolova, Shannon L. Risacher, Andrew J. Saykin, and Brea L. Perry. “Cognitively Stimulating Environments and Cognitive Reserve: The Case of Personal Social Networks.” Under Review

Roth, Adam R., Siyun Peng, Max E. Coleman, Liana G. Apostolova, and Brea L. Perry. “Do Subjective or Objective Cognitive Measures Better Predict Social Network Characteristics in Older Adults?” Revise & Resubmit

Coleman, Max E.*, Mohit Manchella*, Siyun Peng, Adam R. Roth, and Brea L. Perry. “What Kinds of Social Networks Protect Older Adults’ Health During a Pandemic? The Tradeoff Between Physical and Mental Health.” Under Review

Manuscripts in Progress

Roth, Adam. R., Siyun Peng, and Brea L. Perry. “Social Network Diversity and Cognitive Function Among Rural and Urban Older Populations.”

Roth, Adam R. and Siyun Peng. “Where Dementia Strikes: A Place-based Analysis of Alzheimer's Disease Mortality.”

Roth, Adam R., Siyun Peng, and Brea L. Perry. “A Quantitative Assessment of Elastic Ties in the Personal Networks of Older Adults.”

Roth, Adam R., Siyun Peng, and Brea L. Perry. “Neighborhood Conditions and Cognitive Performance.”

Coleman, Max E., Adam R. RothSiyun Peng, and Brea L. Perry. “Educational Disparities in Cognitive Function and Cognitive Decline Are Mediated by Social Networks.” 

Roth, Adam R. and Thomas Rotolo. “The Intersection of Living Arrangements and Loneliness in Later Life.”

Roth, Adam R. “Social Capital and Job Acquisition: Insights from a Professional Labor Market.”