Cohen-Marks, Mara and Christopher Stout. 2011. “Rating Los Angeles’ Top Cop: Descriptive Representation and Support for the Police Chief.” Race and Justice. 11 (1) 341-361.
Cohen-Marks, Mara and Christopher Stout. 2011. “Can the American Dream Survive the New Multiethnic America? Evidence from Los Angeles.” Sociological Forum. 26 (4) 823-845.
Cohen-Marks, Mara and Jim Faught. 2009. “Perceptions of Race Relations in Contexts of Ethnic Diversity and Change.” Sociological Perspectives. 53 (1) 73-97, ISSN 1533-8673.
Cohen-Marks, Mara, Stephen Nuno and Gabriel Sanchez. 2009. “Look Back in Anger: Voter Reactions to the 2006 Immigration Demonstrations.” Urban Affairs Review. 44 (5) 695-717.
Cohen-Marks, Mara. (2009) Book review: Berkeley: A City in History by Charles Wollenberg, Berkeley: University of California, 2008; and Berkeley Bohemia: Artists and Visionaries of the Early 20th Century
by Ed Herny, Shelley Rideout, and Katie Wadell, Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 2008. California History.
Barreto, Matt, Mara Cohen-Marks and Nathan Woods. 2008. “Are All Precincts Created Equal? The Prevalence of Low-Quality Precincts in Low-Income and Minority Communities.” Political Research Quarterly 61 (December).
Cohen-Marks, Mara. 2009. “Absentee Voting.” In Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics. Ed. by Michael A. Genovese and Lori Cox Han. New York: Facts on File.
Barreto, Matt, Mara Marks and Nathan Woods. 2007. “Homeownership: Southern California’s New Political Fault Line?” 2007. Urban Affairs Review, 42 (January) 315-341.
Cohen-Marks, Mara. 2007. “Community Redevelopment..” The Development of Los Angeles City Government: An Institutional History, 1850-2000. Ed. by Tom Sitton. The Los Angeles City Historical Society: 415-445.
Cohen-Marks, Mara. 2007. Book review: “Making a Better World: Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angeles” by Don Parson. California History. 84: 70-71.
Barreto, Matt, Fernando Guerra, Mara Marks, and Matt Streb. 2006. “Do Absentee Voters Differ From Polling Place Voters? New Evidence From California.” Public Opinion Quarterly. 70 (Summer): 224-234.
Barreto, Matt, Fernando Guerra, Mara Marks, Stephen Nuño, and Nathan Woods. 2006. “Controversies in Exit Polling: Implementing a Racially Stratified Homogenous Precinct Approach.” PS: Political Science and Politics 39 (July): 477-483.
Marks, Mara. 2005. “Shifting Ground: The Rise and Fall of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency.” Southern California Quarterly. 86: 241-290.
Marks, Mara, Matt Barreto, and Nathan Woods. “Race and Racial Attitudes a Decade After the 1992 Riots.” 2004. Urban Affairs Review. 40 (September): 3-18.
Marks, Mara. 2004. “Structures Matter but Leadership Matters More: The Practice of Politics in a Fragmented Region.” National Civic Review. 93 (April): 28-38.
Marks, Mara, Elizabeth Gearin and Carolyn Armstrong. 2004. “The Experimental Metropolis: Political Impediments and Opportunities for Innovation.” Up Against the Sprawl: Public Policy and the Making of Southern California, eds. Jennifer Wolch, Manuel Pastor, Jr. and Peter Dreier. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Marks, Mara. 2002. “Getting it Together? Local Elected Officials’ Opinions Regarding Regionalism.” Journal of California Politics and Policy. 6 (July): 38-58.
Guerra, Fernando, Mara Marks, and Matt Barreto. “Chasing the Dream: Latinos and Housing in Los Angeles County.” Part of the Latino Scorecard 2003 and 2005 Update. United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
Guerra, Fernando and Mara Marks. “Rebuilding the Dream: A New Housing Agenda for Los Angeles.” October
2001. Center for the Study of Los Angeles Working Paper.
Guerra, Fernando and Mara Marks. “Quality of Life in Southern California: Public Opinion Survey of Residents
in the SCAG Region.” 2001. Center for the Study of Los Angeles Working Paper.
Marks, Mara. “Los Angeles at the 21st Century: An Assessment of Race and Human Relations.” 2000. Los Angeles: City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission.
Marks, Mara. “Shifting Ground: Bureaucratic Capacity and Redevelopment in Los Angeles.” 1999. Ph.D. dissertation.
Reed, James and Mara Cohen. “State-Tribal Relationships: Jurisdiction over Nuclear Waste Transportation on Indian Tribal Lands.” State Legislative Report 16 (May 1991).