American Journal of Sociological Research

American Journal of Sociological Research is a peer-reviewed journal which gets an international referee board, mainly embodied from each individually expert professional on the social research fields. The journal contributes to all of the social sciences. It welcomes articles on all aspects of developments that contribute to the improvement of social science knowledge.

Lisa K. Zottarelli

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Sociological Research

Associate Professor, Texas Woman's University, USA

Research Areas

Sociology of Disasters, Social Vulnerability, Public Health, Sociology of Development, Food Safety


2002Ph.DSociology, University of North Texas, Denton Texas
1998M.S.Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
1996B.S.C.J.Criminal Justice, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas


2008-presentAssociate Professor of Sociology, Tenured, Texas Woman's University, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Denton, Texas
2003-2008Assistant Professor of Sociology, Texas Woman's University, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Denton, Texas
2001-2003Assistant Professor of Sociology, Idaho State University, Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, Pocatello, Idaho
1997-2001Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Department of Sociology, Denton, Texas


2011-present American Public Health Association
2006-present International Sociological Association-RC #39 Disasters
1999-present Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
1998-2008 American Sociological Association
1998-2009 Southwestern Social Science Association
1997-present Alpha Kappa Delta — The International Sociological Honor Society

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Brackenridge, Sandra, Lisa K. Zottarelli, Erin Rider, and Bev Carlsen-Landy. Pet Ownership and Hurricane Ike. Anthrozoos. Accepted.
[2]  Zottarelli, Lisa K., David Bugg, and Erin Rider. "Family-to-Work Conflict among Texas Law Enforcement Officers in the Wake of the Hurricane Rita Evacuation." International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Accepted.
[3]  Sunil, T. S. and Lisa K. Zottarelli. "Student Utilization of a 2009 H1N1 University Vaccination Clinic." Vaccine 29: 4687-4689.
[4]  Zottarelli, Lisa K., Colter Ellis and Elizabeth Liebig. "Rationality And Temporary Public Art: An Exploration Of Imposition And Resistance In Temporary Statue Art Events." Sociologie de l'art 59-80.
[5]  Grizzle, Rebecca W., Brittany Reeves, Kim McAlister, and Lisa K. Zottarelli. "Disaster Preparedness Program Evaluation at a Senior Center: Implications for Community Partnerships Serving Ethnically Diverse Older Adults." Texas Journal of Public Health 62(4):9-11.
[6]  Zottarelli, Lisa K. "Broken Bond: An Exploration of the Human Consequences of Pet Loss during Hurricane Katrina." Sociological Forum 25(1): 110-122.
[7]  Zottarelli, Lisa K., T. S. Sunil, and Erin Rider. "Voluntary Infectious Disease Precautions and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions among Students at a University in Texas during the Spring 2009 Novel H1N1 Outbreak." Texas Journal of Public Health 61(4): 52-57.
[8]  Rajaram, S., Lisa K. Zottarelli, and T.S. Sunil. "An Assessment of Fetal Loss among Currently Married Women in India." Journal of Biosocial Science. 41(3): 309-327.
[9]  Zottarelli, Lisa K. "Post-Hurricane Katrina Employment Recovery: The Interaction of Race and Place." Social Science Quarterly 89(3): 592-607.
[10]  Zottarelli, Lisa K., David Bugg, and Erin Rider. "Law Enforcement Officer Experiences in a Pre-Impact Hurricane Evacuation" in Proceedings of Sessions: Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference. Edited by Louise Wallendorf, Lesley Ewing, Chris Jones, and Bruce Jaffe.
[11]  Zottarelli, Lisa K., T. S. Sunil and S. Rajaram. "Influence of Parental and Socioeconomic Characteristics on Stunting in Egypt." Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 13(6): 1330-1342.
[12]  Rajaram, S., Lisa K. Zottarelli, and T.S. Sunil. "Individual, Household, Program and Community Effects on Childhood Malnutrition in Rural India." Maternal and Child Nutrition 3:129-140.
[13]  Kwon, Junehee, Dojin Ryu and Lisa K. Zottarelli. "Food Handling Practices and Operators' Food Safety Attitudes at Faith-Based Louisiana Organizations that Provided Hurricane Evacuee Shelters in 2005." Food Protection Trends 27(2): 84-89.
[14]  Sunil, T. S., S. Rajaram and Lisa K. Zottarelli. "Do Individual and Program Factors Matter in the Utilization of Maternal Care Services in Rural India? A Theoretical Approach." Social Science and Medicine 62(8): 1943-1957.
[15]  Seward, Rudy Ray, Dale E. Yeatts, Lisa K. Zottarelli, and Ryan Fletcher. "Fathers Taking Parental Leave and Their Involvement with Children: An Exploratory Study." Community, Work and Family 9(1): 1-9.
[16]  Rajaram, S., T.S. Sunil, and Lisa K. Zottarelli. "An Analysis of Childhood Malnutrition in Kerala and Goa." Journal of Biosocial Science 35: 335-351.
[17]  Seward, Rudy Ray, Dale E. Yeatts, Lisa K. Zottarelli. "Parental Leave as and Effort to Accommodate Employed Parents and Involve Fathers in Child Care in Sweden and the United States." Journal of Comparative Family Studies 33(3): 387-399.
[18]  Mullins, Wayman C. with Lisa K. Zottarelli. "History of Terrorism, " In Wayman C. A Source Book on Domestic and International Terrorism: An Analysis of Issues, Organizations, Tactics, and Responses, 2nd Edition. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers, Ltd. Pgs. 42-48.
[19]  Zottarelli, Lisa K. Sociopolitical Ecology: Human Systems and Ecological Fields by Frederick L. Bates. New York: Plenum Press, 1997, in Sustainable Communities Review, 4(2): 57.
[20]  Zottarelli, Lisa K. Our Urban Future: New Paradigms for Equity and Sustainability by Akhtar A. Badshah. London: Zen Books, 1996, in Sustainable Communities Review, 1(1):20-21.