Stephen Cornell's research interests include governance, development, and related policy issues among contemporary Indigenous peoples in North America and elsewhere; the institutional foundations of economic and community development; and change in ethnic and racial identities.
- Selected Publications:
"Is There Only One Cultural Path to Development? Sustainable Heterogeneity among Contemporary American Indian Nations." With Miriam Jorgensen and Joseph P. Kalt. In Lawrence Harrison, ed., Culture Matters, Culture Changes. New York: Basic Books, forthcoming.
“Becoming Public Sociology: Indigenous Nations, Dialogue, and Change.” In Vincent Jeffries, ed., Handbook of Public Sociology. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009
“The Political Economy of American Indian Gaming.” In John Hagan, Kim Lane Scheppele, and Tom R. Tyler, eds., Annual Review of Law and Social Science, vol. 4. Palo Alto: Annual Reviews, 2008
- Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World, 2nd edition. With Douglas Hartmann. Thousand Oaks: Pine Forge Press, 2007
“Where’s the Glue? Institutional and Cultural Foundations of American Indian Economic Development.” With Joseph P. Kalt. Journal of Socio-Economics 29 (2000)