Owens, Jayanti and Sara S. McLanahan. Forthcoming. “Unpacking the Drivers of Racial Disparities in School Suspension and Expulsion” Social Forces.
Owens, Jayanti and Heide Jackson*. 2017. “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Severity, Diagnosis, and Later Academic Achievement in a National Sample.” Social Science Research 61: 251-265.

Owens, Jayanti. 2016. “Early Childhood Behavior Problems and the Gender Gap in Educational Attainment in the United States” Sociology of Education 89(3): 236-258.
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Owens, Jayanti. 2014. “Racial/Ethnic Variations in the Consequences of Religious Participation for Academic Achievement at Elite Colleges and Universities.” Sociology of Religion 75(1): 80-112.
Massey, Douglas S. and Jayanti Owens. 2014. “Mediators of Stereotype Threat among Black College Students.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 37(3): 557-575.
Owens, Jayanti and Scott M. Lynch. 2012. “Black and Hispanic Immigrants’ Resilience against Negative-Ability Stereotypes at Selective Colleges and Universities in the United States.Sociology of Education 85(4): 303-328. (Lead Article; Sociology of Education’s “Most Read Articles in May 2013”)
Owens, Jayanti and Douglas S. Massey. 2011. “Stereotype Threat and College Academic Performance: A Latent Variables Approach.” Social Science Research 40(2011): 150-166.
Owens, Jayanti. 2010. “Foreign Students, Immigrants, Domestic Minorities and Admission to Texas’ Selective Flagship Universities Before and After the Ban on Affirmative Action.” Peabody Journal of Education 85(4): 486-510.
Owens, Jayanti. 2006. “The Current Status of the Pell Grant Program: Limiting or Opening Access to Higher Education?” Mellon Mays Undergraduate Journal 12(1): 68-83.
Owens, Jayanti. 2006. “The Role of the Federal Government in Creating Intellectual Capital to Break the Cycle of Poverty.” Alchemy: Annual Academic Journal of Swarthmore College.

*Graduate student co-author