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Bill McCarthy

Bill McCarthy


2238 SS&H
Office Phone: 530-754-0774

Office Hours for Spring 2017 :

  • Spring 2017: Tuesday 12:30-1:30; Thursday 3:00-3:30; Friday by appointment


  1. Ph.D., Univesity of Toronto


Research Interests

  • Health
  • Incarceration
  • Crime

Current Research

My current research focuses on the health of service workers; the reentry experience; and juvenile crime.

Recent Publications

Cabalatungan, Shadd and Bill McCarthy. 2015. “Second-hand Effects of College Drinking and Educational Experiences: Findings from an Analysis of Pooled Cross-sections from Four National Surveys.” Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy 22 (6): 463-469.

Benoit, Cecilia, Bill McCarthy, and Mikael Jansson. 2015. “Occupational Stigma and Mental Health: Discrimination and Depression among Front-line Service Workers.” Canadian Public Policy, 41 (Supplement 2):S61-S69

Benoit, Cecilia, Bill McCarthy, and Mikael Jansson. 2015. “Stigma, Sex Work, and Substance Use.Sociology of Health and Illness 37 (3): 437-451.

Williams, Monica and Bill McCarthy. 2014. “Assessing Stereotypes of Adolescent Rape.Journal of Criminal Justice 42 (6) 557–567.

Gartner, Rosemary and Bill McCarthy. 2014. Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime. New York: Oxford University Press.

McCarthy, Bill, Cecilia Benoit, and Mikael Jansson. 2014. “Sex Work: A Comparative Study.” Archives of Sexual Behavior

Frederick, Tyler, Bill McCarthy, and John Hagan. 2013. “Perceived Danger and Offending: Exploring the Links between Violent Victimization and Street Crime.” Violence and Victims 28(1): 16-35.

McCarthy, Bill, Cecilia Benoit, Mikeal Jansson and Kat Kolar. 2012. “Regulating Sex Work: Heterogeneity in Legal Strategies.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science 8:255–71.

Other Publications

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University of California, 
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Davis, CA 95616

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