From Slogans to Mantras: Social Protest and Religious Conversion in the Late Vietnam War Era. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press: 2001.
“House of Judah, the Northeast Kingdom Community, and ‘the Jonestown Problem’: Downplaying Child Physical Abuses and Ignoring Serious Evidence.” International Journal of Cultic Studies 1 No. 1 (2010): 29-53.
“Religious Justifications for Child Sexual Abuse in Cults and New Religions.” International Journal of Cultic Studies 3 (2012): 49-73.
Above Article in Italian:
Giustificazioni Religiose Per L'abuso Sessuale Sui Bambini Nelle Sette E Nelle Religioni Alternative
(co-author with Jonathan Simmons). "An Expansion of the Rational Choice Approach: Social Control in the Children of God During the 1970s and 1980s." International Journal for the Study of New Religions. 6/1 (2015): 27-49.
(first author with Kayla Swanson). "The History of Credibility Attacks Against Former Members." International Journal of Cultic Studies Special Monograph Edition. 8 No. 2 (2017): 1-35; http://www.windofchanges.org/IJCS_Kent_-_Swanson_monograph.pdf
“Narcissistic Fraud in the Ancient World: Lucian’s Account of Alexander of Abonuteichos and the Cult of Glycon.” Ancient Narrative 6 (2007): 77-99, 161; Reprinted in Cultic Studies Review 7 No. 3 (2008): 199-227.
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(with Joe Szimhart). “Exit Counseling and the Decline of Deprogramming.” Cultic Studies Review 1 No.3 (2002); Downloaded from:<http://www.culticstudiesreview.org/csr_issues/csr_toc2002.3.htm> on December 10, 2002.
Above article in French:
Religions: Compromissions dans l'étude scientfique sociale des "religions alternatives"
Above article in Italian:
Compromesso accademico nello studio scientifico-sociale delle relinioni alternative
"Slogan Chanters to Mantra Chanters: A Mertonian Deviance Analysis of Conversion to the Religious Organizations of the Early 1970s." Sociological Analysis 49 no.2 (1988): 104-118; Edited reprint in Sights on the Sixties, edited by Barbara L. Tischler. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
(first author with Ashley Samaha.) 2015. “Deconversion.” Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, Volume 1. Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad and Robert Segal. Leiden: E.J. Brill: 387-392; http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/vocabulary-for-the-study-of-religion/deconversion-COM_00000260
(co-author with Janet Klippenstein). 2008. “New Religions.” Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volume 2. Edited by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg. Oxford: ABC Clio: 447-451.
(co-author with Susan Raine). “New Religious Movements.” Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Edited by E.K. Brown. Volume 8. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier, 2006: 608-611.
"Violence." The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society. Edited by William Swatos. London: Alta Mira Press, 1998: 540.
"Post-World War II New Religious Movements in the West." In The World's Religions: Continuities and Transformations. Edited by Peter Clarke and Peter Beyer. 2nd Edition. London: Routledge (2008): 501-519.
"Slogan Chanters to Mantra Chanters: A Deviance Analysis of Youth Religious Conversion in the Early 1970s." Edited reprint in Sights on the Sixties, edited by Barbara L. Tischler. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1992: 121-257.
Above article in Italian:
Quando gli studiosi conoscono il peccato - Religioni Alternative e loro sostenitori accademici
Douglas Curran, In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space. Sociological Analysis 49 no.2 (1988): 197-198. Popular Press: