I conduct research primarily through nationally representative surveys and qualitative interviews. Areas of research include gender, sexuality, family, and rural sociology. For a full list of publications, please see my Google Scholar profile.
Silva, Tony. 2021. Still Straight: Sexual Flexibility among White Men in Rural America. New York: NYU Press. https://nyupress.org/9781479801107/still-straight/.
Silva, Tony J. and Clare R. Evans. 2020. “How Do Adolescent Social Determinants and Social Contexts Shape Adult Sexual Identification?” Social Problems. Online first. https://academic.oup.com/socpro/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/socpro/spaa074/6043198.
Silva, Tony J. 2019. “Straight Identity and Same-Sex Desire: Conservatism, Homophobia, and Straight Culture.” Social Forces 97(3): 1067-1094. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/soy064.
Silva, Tony J. 2017. “Bud-Sex: Constructing Normative Masculinity Among Rural Straight Men That Have Sex With Men.” Gender & Society 31(1): 51-73.