2024. Hsu, Becky Yang and Joseline Lu. "Happiness and Grieving Well: Family Bonds and Mourning Practices in China." Pp. 35– 53 in The Routledge History of Happiness, eds. Katie Barclay, Darrin M. McMahon, and Peter N. Stearns (New York: Routledge). 

2023. Hsu, Becky Yang and Roman Palitsky. “‘Maintaining, Relinquishing, and Adapting Bonds in Bereavement: A Qualitative Study of Grave Sweeping in China.” Social Science & Medicine-Mental Health 3.100219. DOI:

2020. Hsu, Becky, Yulia Chentsova Dutton, Inez Adams, Scarlett Gomez, Laura Allen, Ellen Huang, and Judy Huei-yu Wang. "Talking about Cancer: Explaining Differences in Social Support among Chinese American and European American White Breast Cancer Survivors." Journal of Health Psychology 25(8): 1043–1056. DOI:

2017. Hsu, Becky, Weiwei Zhang, and Christine Kim. "Surveying Happiness in China: Comparing Measures of Subjective Well-Being." The Journal of Chinese Sociology 4:14.

Faculty Article Award, Sociology of Development Section, American Sociological Association, honorable mention

2014. Hsu, Becky, Conrad Hackett, and Leslie Hinkson. "The Importance of Race and Religion in Social-Service Providers." Social Science Quarterly 95(2): 393-410.

2014. Hsu, Becky. "How Not to Punish Your Neighbour: Microfinance and Second-Order Free Riding in Rural China." International Journal of Development Issues 13(2): 113-128.

2011. Grim, Brian and Becky Hsu. "Estimating the Global Muslim Population: Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population." Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion 7(2).

2008. Hsu, Becky, Amy Reynolds, Conrad Hackett, and James Gibbon. "Estimating the Religious Composition of All Nations: An Empirical Assessment of the World Christian Database." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47(4):678-693.

2004. Wuthnow, Robert, Conrad Hackett, and Becky Hsu. "Effectiveness and Trustworthiness of Faith-Based and Other Service Organizations: A Study of Recipients' Perceptions." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:1-17.

Distinguished Article Award, Sociology of Religion Section, American Sociological Association