"Auschwitz begins whenever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they're only animals."

- Theodor Adorno -


Susan L. Thomas. “Prison Studies and Critical Animal Studies: Understanding Interconnectedness Beyond Institutional Comparisons," Journal for Critical Animal Studies, vol. 10, No. 2, 2012, pp. 4-11.

Susan L. Thomas. “The Rise and Fall of Civil Unions: Lessons from the Connecticut Legislature's Abandonment of Lesbians and Gay Men,” Journal of Homosexuality (v. 58, Issue 3, 2011, pages 315-329).

Susan Thomas, “Women, Welfare, Reform and the Preservation of Myth,” in Structured Inequality in the United States: The Continuing Significance of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, Adalberta Aguirre and David Baker. New York: Prentice Hall, 2008.

Susan L. Thomas, “In Search of a More Perfect Heteroarchy: Vermont, Civil Unions and the Harm of ‘Separate-But-Equal’.” Journal of Homosexuality Vol. 50, No. 1, 27-51 (50th Anniversary Volume, 2005).

Susan L. Thomas. 2004. “Child Support and Homelessness,” in Encyclopedia of Homelessness, ed. David Levinson (Great Barrington: Sage).

Susan L. Thomas, “‘Ending Welfare As We Know It,’ or Farewell to the Rights of Women on Welfare: A Constitutional and Human Rights Analysis of the Personal Responsibility Act.” University of Detroit Mercy Law Review . vol 78 no 2, 179-202 (Winter, 2001).

Susan L. Thomas, “Fetal Rights,” Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court (Pasadena, CA: Salem Press) (1999).

Susan L. Thomas, 1998. “Race, Gender, and Welfare Reform: The Anti-Natalist Response,” The Journal of Black Studies. vol 28 no. 4, 419-446.

Susan L. Thomas. 1997. “Women, Welfare, Reform, and the Preservation of a Myth.” The Social Science Journal. vol. 34 no. 3. 351-368.

Susan L. Thomas. 1995. “Exchanging Welfare Checks for Wedding Rings: Welfare Reform in New Jersey and Wisconsin.” Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work vol. 10 no. 2: 120-137.

Susan L. Thomas. 1994. “From the Culture of Poverty to the Culture of Single Motherhood: The New Poverty Paradigm.” Women & Politics vol. 14 no. 2: 65-97.

Susan Thomas, “The Consequences of Hate [at Hollins University]”, The Huffington Post, 2006. www.huffingtonpost.com

Susan L. Thomas, “Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy,” The Journal of Politics (2000).

Susan L. Thomas, “Illegitimacy,” Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court (Pasadena, CA: Salem Press (1999).

Susan L. Thomas. 1996. “Welfare.” The Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party, ed. George Kurian. New York: M. E. Sharpe. 194-196.

Susan L. Thomas. 1996. “Welfare.” The Encyclopedia of the Republican Party, ed. George Kurian. New York: M. E. Sharpe. 195-198.

Susan L. Thomas 1995. “National Welfare Rights Organization,” in U.S. Women’s Interest Groups: Institutional Profiles. ed. Sarah Slavin. New York: Greenwood Press.

Susan L. Thomas. 1994. Gender and Poverty. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.

Susan L. Thomas, “Rape: A Weapon of Political Domination,” in Ethics, ed. James Magill (Pasadena: Salem Press).