Center for Family and Demographic Research
Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1982
Dr. DeMaris is analyzing the antecedents and consequences of intimate violence exploring various facets of dyadic violence. He currently is examining the contextual influences in partner violence and examining the effects of parental violence, economic distress, and community context on the social, educational, and health development of children.
DeMaris, A. (Forthcoming). Burning the candle at both ends: Extramarital sex as a precursor of marital disruption. Journal of Family Issues.
DeMaris, A,, Sanchez, L.A, & Kristi Krivikas. (2012). Developmental patterns in marital satisfaction: Another look at covenant marriage. Journal of Marriage and Family, 5, 989-1004.
LeRoy, M., Mahoney, A., Pargament, K.I., & DeMaris, A. (Forthcoming). Fathers as coparents: Longitudinal links between coparenting and infant behavior problems. Early Child Development and Care.
William, L., & DeMaris, A. (2012). Gender and relational-distance effects in arrests for domestic violence. Crime & Delinquency, 58, 103-123.
DeMaris, A., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K.I. (2011). Doing the scut work of infant care: Does religiousness encourage father involvement?” Journal of Marriage and Family, 73(2), 354-368.
Croucher, S.M., Holody, K.J., Hicks, M.V., Oommen, D., & DeMaris, A. (2011). An examination of conflict style preferences in India. International Journal of Conflict Management, 22, 10-34.
DeMaris, A., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K.I. (2010). Sanctification of marriage and general religiousness as buffers of the effects of marital inequity. Journal of Family Issues, 31, 1255-1278.
DeMaris, A. ( 2010). The 20-year trajectory of marital quality in enduring marriages: Does equity matter?” Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27, 449-471.
Mahoney, A., Pargament, K.I., & DeMaris, A. (2009). Couples viewing pregnancy and marriage through the lens of the sacred: A descriptive study. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 20, 1-45.