Peer-Reviewed Articles

Caudillo, Mónica L. 2019. “School Progression Relative to Age and Family-Related Transitions Among Teenagers in Mexico.” Demography.

Caudillo, Mónica L. 2017. “How Does the Personal Become Political? Assessing the Impact of Maternal Employment on Daughters’ and Sons’ Political Skills and Behavior.” Social Science Research. 64: 119-136.

  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award, Family Section, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2015
  • Blue Ribbon Poster Award, Population Association of America, 2014

Paula England, Emma Mishel, and Mónica L. Caudillo. 2016. “Increases in Sex with Same-Sex Partners and Bisexual Identity Across Cohorts of Women (but Not Men).” Sociological Science. Nov. 7th.

England, Paula, Mónica L. Caudillo, Krystale Littlejohn, Brooke Conroy Bass, and Joanna Reed. 2016. “Why Do Young, Unmarried Women Who Don’t Want to Get Pregnant Contracept Inconsistently? Mixed-Method Evidence for the Role of Efficacy.” Socius. 2:1-15.

Caudillo, Mónica L. and Florencia Torche. 2014. “Exposure to Local Homicides and Early Educational Achievement in Mexico.” Sociology of Education 87(2): 89-105.

  • Featured in USA Today.

Reed, Joanna, Paula England, Krystale Littlejohn, Brooke Conroy Bass, and Mónica L. Caudillo. 2014. “Consistent and Inconsistent Contraception Among Young Women: Insights from Qualitative Interviews.” Family Relations 63(2): 244-258.


Book Chapters

Caudillo, Mónica L. and Paula England. 2019. “Women’s sexual orientation and sexual behavior: How well do they match?” in The Contexts Reader. 3rd Edition. Edited by Syed Ali and Philip Cohen. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.


Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Caudillo, Mónica L. July 17, 2017. “Could having an employed mother make daughters more politically active?” Work in Progress Blog of the American Sociological Association (

Caudillo, Mónica L., Paula England, and Eliza Brown. June 12, 2017. “Class Differences in Women’s Cohabitation in Early Adulthood.” Sexuality and Inequality Blog on the Contexts Website, (

Caudillo, Mónica L. and Paula England. July 22, 2015. “Women’s Sexual Orientation and Sexual Behavior: How Well Do They Match?” Sexuality and Inequality Blog on the Contexts Website.

Caudillo, Mónica L. 2009. “The Prison of Purity: Women and Identity Politics.” Contrapunto 3(5): 9-11. (In Spanish).


Book Reviews

Caudillo, Mónica L. 2009. Review of The Transnational Country: Mexican Migration and Social Change Through the Border, edited by Marina Ariza and Alejandro Portes, UNAM. Polí­tica y Gobierno 16, No. 1 (In Spanish).