Publications

  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E. In press. "Masculinity and sexual identity: Making meaning of paternal identity among young African American males." Journal of African American Men.
  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E., and James McKinney. In press. "Transcending individual achievement and organizational pursuits: A twentieth century public policy framework for African Americans." In Alpha Phi Alpha and the Crisis of Organizational Identity: A Case Study Within Black Greekdom, edited by Gregory S. Parks and Stefan M. Bradley. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.
  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E., Jeffrey Shears, and Armon R. Perry. In press. "Paternal involvement among African American fathers: Evidence from the early Head Start and Fragile Families and Child Well-being study." Research on Social Work Practice.
  • Perry, A., and Waldo E. Johnson, Jr. 2017. “African American Fathers.” In Fathers in America: Social Work Perspectives on a Changing Society. C. Mazza and A. Perry, eds. Springfield, IL: C. C. Thomas.
  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E. 2014. "Black masculinity, manhood, and marriage." In By Grace: The Challenges, Strengths, and Promise of African American Marriages, edited by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley. Washington, DC: NASW Press.
  • Richardson, Joseph B., Waldo E. Johnson Jr., and Christopher St. Vil. 2014. "I want him locked up: Social capital, African American parenting strategies and the juvenile court." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 43(4): 488-522.
  • St. Vil, Noelle M., Christopher St. Vil, and Waldo E. Johnson Jr. 2014. "Marriage diversity in the African American community." In By Grace: The Challenges, Strengths, and Promise of African American Marriages, edited by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley. Washington, DC: NASW Press.
  • Lindau, Stacy A., Jennifer A. Makelarski, Marshall H. Chin, Shane Desautels, Daniel Johnson, Waldo E. Johnson Jr., Doriane Miller, Susan Peters, Connie Robinson, John Schneider, Florence Thicklin, Natalie P. Watson, Marcus Wolfe, and Eric Whitaker. 2011. "Building community-engaged health research and discovery infrastructure on the South Side of Chicago: Science in service to community priorities." Preventive Medicine 52(3-4): 200-7.
  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E., ed. 2010. Social work with African American males: Health, mental health, and social policy. New York: Oxford.
  • Johnson Jr., Waldo E., David Pate, and Jarvis Givens. 2010. "Big boys don’t cry, black boys don’t feel: The intersection of shame and worry on community violence and the social construction of masculinity among African American males - The case of Derrion Albert." In Changing Places: How Communities Will Improve the Health of Boys of Color, edited by Christopher F. Edley Jr., and Jorge Ruiz de Velasco. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Tsoi-A-Fatt, Rhonda, Waldo E. Johnson Jr., and David Pater. 2010. We dream a world: The 2025 vision for America’s black men and boys. Available at http://www.2025BMB.org.
  • Perry, R., Chien, A., Walker, W., Fisher, T. and Waldo E. Johnson. 2009. "African American Adolescent Males’ Views on Doctors and the Healthcare System." Journal of the National Medical Association 102(4): 312-20.
  • Ravenell, Joseph E., Eric E. Whitaker, and Waldo E. Johnson. 2008. "According to him: Barriers to healthcare among African American men." Journal of National Medical Association 100(10): 434-45.
  • Johnson, Waldo E. 2007. "Working with marginalized and minority men." In International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, Vol. 1. Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, and Keith Pringle, eds. London: Routledge.
  • Johnson, Waldo E., and Wayne L. Salter. 2006. "Paternity disestablishment, father in­volvement and the best interest of the child: Lessons from child welfare and fam­ily law." Paper presented at the Emerging Issues in Paternity Symposium. Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser­vices.
  • Ravenell, Joseph E., Waldo E. Johnson, and Eric E. Whitaker. 2006. "African American men’s perceptions of health: A focus group study." Journal of National Medical Association 98(4): 544-50.
  • Johnson, Waldo E. 2005. Review of The promise keepers: Servants, soldiers and godly men, by John P. Bartkowski. Social Service Review 79(3): 564-66. 
  • Johnson, Waldo E., and Vaughn D. Bryant. 2005. "Unwed African American fathers’ par­ticipation in child welfare permanency planning: Case workers’ perspectives." In Child welfare revisited: An Africentric perspective, edited by Joyce C. Everett, Sandra S. Chipungu, and Bogart R. Leashore, 169-196. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 
  • O’Donnell, John M., Waldo E. Johnson, Lisa Easley D’Aunno, and Helen L. Thornton. 2005. Fathers in child welfare: Caseworkers’ perspectives. Child Welfare 84(3): 387­-414. 
  • Pate, D., Waldo E. Johnson, and Mark Turner. 2005. "Strengths and vulnerabilities of low income married parents." Paper presented at the Strengthening Healthy Marriage Initiative, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation. 
  • Currence, Princess L.J., and Waldo E. Johnson. 2003. "The negative implications of in­carceration on black fathers." African American Research Perspectives 9(1): 24-32. 
  • Johnson, Waldo E. 2003. "Conceptualization and measurement of positive healthy cou­ple relationships." Paper presented at the Measurement Issues in Family Demog­raphy Conference, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Family and Child Well-Being Research Network, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families; The Federal Interagency Fo­rum on Child and Family Statistics, and the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 13-14, 2003, in Bethesda, MD. J
  • Johnson, Waldo E. 2002. "Time out of bound: High school completion and work prepa­ration among urban, poor, unwed African American fathers." In African American education: Race, community, inequality and achievement -A tribute to Edgar G. Epps, edited by Walter R. Allen, Margaret Beale Spencer, and Carla O’Connor, 229-258. UK: Elsevier/ JAI Press. 
  • Johnson, Waldo E. 2002. "Social work strategies for sustaining paternal involvement among unwed fathers: Insights from field research." Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education 4(3)/5(1): 70-83.