Nate obtained his Master’s degree and Ph.D. in social work at The Ohio State University. He specialized in systems science, which resulted in a strong set of data analytic skills including social simulation modeling and social network analysis. Substantively, Nate is generally interested in the often reciprocal relationship between individual behavior and context, and in how this can lead to disparities in health, mental health, and well-being. More specifically, Nate has interests in (1) milieu style substance abuse treatment stemming from his past graduate work, and (2) tobacco use and the many personal and ecological forces (e.g., stress, peers, industry, policy) that govern it from his present post-doctoral work. Looking to the future, Nate intends to merge these two areas of research that appear to have a devastating bi-directional reinforcing relationship. This line of research is currently under development in the form of a K-mechanism grant application.
Doogan, N. J. & Warren, K. (2016). A network of helping: Generalized reciprocity and cooperative behavior in response to peer and staff affirmations and corrections among therapeutic community residents. Accepted by Addiction Research & Theory.
Lam, J., Lu, B., Doogan, N. J., Thomson, T., Ferketich, A., Paskett, E. & Wewers, M.E. (2016). Depressive Symptomatology and Social Network Characteristics in Ohio Appalachian Women. Accepted by Journal of Rural Mental Health.
Thomson, T. L., Krebs, V., Nemeth, J. M., Lu, B., Peng, J., Doogan, N. J., … Wewers, M. E. (2016). Social Networks and Smoking in Rural Women: Intervention Implications. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(4), 405–415. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.40.4.2
Doogan, N. J., & Warren, K. (2016). Semantic networks, schema change, and reincarceration outcomes of therapeutic community graduates. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 70, 7–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2016.06.011
Roberts, M. E., Doogan, N. J., Kurti, A. N., Redner, R., Gaalema, D. E., Stanton, C. A., … Higgins, S. T. (2016). Rural tobacco use across the United States: How rural and urban areas differ, broken down by census regions and divisions. Health & Place, 39, 153–159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.04.001
Haynie, D. L., Doogan, N. J., & Soller, B. (2014). Gender, Friendship Networks, and Delinquency: A Dynamic Network Approach. Criminology, 52(4), 688–722. https://doi.org/10.1111/1745-9125.12052
Bunger, A. C., Doogan, & Cao, Y. (2014). Building Service Delivery Networks: Partnership Evolution among Children’s Behavioral Health Agencies in Response to New Funding. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 5(4), 513–538. https://doi.org/10.1086/679224
Warren, K., Doogan, N., De Leon, G., Phillips, G. S., Moody, J., & Hodge, A. (2013). Short-Run Prosocial Behavior in Response to Receiving Corrections and Affirmations in Three Therapeutic Communities. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 52(4), 270–286. https://doi.org/10.1080/10509674.2013.782776