Selected papers and reports are grouped by type. Click on a title to download a PDF of the publication (when available). For my full list of publications, please see my CV.

You can view reproducibility details (including code and, when available, data) for some projects at my Open Science Framework repository or GitHub repository.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Who Authors Social Science? Demographics and the Production of Knowledge

Jeffrey W. Lockhart, Molly M. King, and Christin Munsch

2024  |  Social Currents

Structure, Status, and Span: Gender Differences in Co-authorship Networks Across 16 Region-Subject Pairs (2009–2013)

Kjersten Bunker Whittington, Molly M. King, and Isabella Cingolani

2024  |  Scientometrics

Name-Based Demographic Inference and the Unequal Distribution of Misrecognition

Lockhart, Jeffrey W., Molly M. King, and Christin Munsch

2023  |  Nature Human Behavior

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Paying Attention to the Pandemic: Knowledge of COVID-19 by News Sources and Demographics

Molly M. King

2023  |  American Behavioral Scientist

Molly M. King and Maria A. Gregg

2022 | Sociology Compass

Jeremy Freese and Molly M. King. 

2018 | Socius 

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  • Invited manuscript, Special Issue: Fixing Science

Molly M. King, Carl T. Bergstrom, Shelley J. Correll, Jennifer Jacquet, and Jevin D. West 

2017 | Socius

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  • Featured in Contexts article “Gender inequality in academic self-citations
  • Selected media coverage: The Washington Post, The Times (London), Nature News, Science Careers, Slate, New York Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Jezebel       

Jevin D. West, Jennifer Jacquet, Molly M. King, Shelley J. Correll, and Carl T. Bergstrom

2013 | PLOS ONE

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  • Selected media coverage: The Atlantic, FiveThirtyEight, Salon, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Newsweek

Lyle J. Fagnan, David A. Dorr, Melinda Davis, Paul McGinnis, Jo Mahler, Molly McCarthy King, LeAnn Michaels

2011 | The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management