Armstrong, Elizabeth A. and Laura T. Hamilton (equal authors). 2013. Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality. Harvard University Press.
Hamilton, Laura. "More is More or More is Less? Parental Financial Investments during College?" American Sociological Review 25: 78: 70-95
Hamilton, Laura, Geist, Claudia, and Brian Powell. 2011. "Marital Name Change as a Window into Gender Attitudes." Gender & Society 25: 145-175.
Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Hamilton, Laura, and Paula England. 2010. "Is Hooking up Bad for Young Women? Compared to What?" Contexts 9: 22-27.
Hamilton, Laura and Elizabeth A. Armstrong. 2009. "Gendered Sexuality in Young Adulthood: Double Binds and Flawed Options." Gender & Society 23:589-616.
Hamilton, Laura. 2007. "Trading on Heterosexuality: College Women's Gender Strategies and Homophobia." Gender & Society 21: 145-72.
Hamilton, Laura, Cheng, Simon, and Brian Powell. 2007. "Adoptive Parents, Adaptive Parents: Evaluating the Importance of Biological Ties for Parental Investment." American Sociological Review 72: 95-116.
Armstrong, Elizabeth A., Hamilton, Laura, and Brian Sweeney. 2006. "Sexual Assault on Campus: A Multilevel, Integrative Approach to Party Rape." Social Problems 53: 483-99.