Tony James Silva

  • 131 Citations

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Research Interests

Tony Silva’s research interests include gender, sexuality, rural sociology, qualitative and quantitative methods, and race/ethnicity. His research examines how individuals negotiate and understand social categories that—while often perceived as natural—are actually affected by social context. Specifically, he examines gender and sexual identities, including their intersections with race, place, class, and age, and investigate diversity within them. As a mixed-methods researcher, he conducts research using interviews and secondary data analysis of nationally representative surveys.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, University of Oregon

… → 2018

Sociology, MS, University of Oregon

… → 2016

Sociology, MA, Southern Illinois University

… → 2015

Sociology, BA, California State University Chico

… → 2012

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Research Output

  • 131 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 2 Review article

Straight Identity and Same-Sex Desire: Conservatism, Homophobia, and Straight Culture

Silva, T. J., Mar 1 2019, In : Social Forces. 97, 3, p. 1067-1094 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 2 Scopus citations
  • 1 Scopus citations
  • 8 Scopus citations

    Bud-Sex: Constructing Normative Masculinity among Rural Straight Men That Have Sex With Men

    Silva, T., Feb 1 2017, In : Gender and Society. 31, 1, p. 51-73 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 25 Scopus citations

    Differences in Public Perceptions and Leaders Perceptions on Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale Development

    Crowe, J., Silva, T. J., Ceresola, R. G., Buday, A. & Leonard, C., Sep 12 2015, In : Sociological Perspectives. 58, 3, p. 441-463 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 33 Scopus citations