Pagis, Michal. (2019). Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self. University of Chicago Press.
Pagis, Michal, Wendy Cadge and Orly Tal (2018) “Translating Spirituality: Universalism and Particularism in the Diffusion of Spiritual Care from the United States to Israel” Sociological Forum.
Pagis, Michal and Galit Ailon (2017) “The Paradoxes of Self-branding: An Analysis of Consultants’ Professional Webpages” Work and Occupations
Pagis, Michal, Orly Tal and Wendy Cadge (2017) “What do Non-Clergy Spiritual Care Providers Contribute to End of Life Care in Israel? A Qualitative Study” Journal of Religion and Health 56:614-622.
Pagis, Michal. (2016) “Fashioning Futures: Life-Coaching and the Paradox of Self-made Identities.” Sociological Forum 31 (4), 1083-1103 [2017 second place, Louis Guttman Best Article Prize, awarded by the Israeli Sociological Society]
Pagis, Michal. (2015). “Evoking Equanimity: Silent Interaction Rituals in Vipassana Meditation Retreats.” Qualitative Sociology 38:37-56
Pagis, Michal and Galia Sabar. (2014). “Enhancing the Spirit of Entrepreneurship: African Labor Migrant Returning from Israel.” Migration Studies 3:260-80
Pagis, Michal. (2010) “From Abstract Concepts to Experiential Knowledge: Embodying Enlightenment in a Meditation Center.” Qualitative Sociology 33 469-489
Pagis, Michal. (2010) “Producing Intersubjectivity in Silence: An Ethnography of Meditation Practices.” Ethnography 11: 309-328
Pagis, Michal. (2009) “Embodied Self-Reflexivity.” Social Psychology Quarterly 72: 265-283. (Reprint in shorter version: SPQ Snaps, September 2009).
CHAPTERS in BOOKS
Pagis, Michal (forthcoming) “The Sociology of Meditation.” Oxford Handbook of Meditation. Oxford Press
Pagis, Michal, Orly Tal and Wendy Cadge (2019). "“Re-enchanting the End of Life: Spiritual Care in Israel” In Current Perspectives on Death in Israel. Edited by Haim Hazan and Shai Lavie. Tel Aviv: Hakibutz Hameuad (In Hebrew)
Pagis, Michal (2016). "Integrating Positive Psychology into the Workplace: The Case of Life Coaching in Israel." In Beyond the Clinic edited by Jose Brunner and Galia Plotkin. Tel Aviv: Resling. (In Hebrew).
Pagis, Michal, (2015). “Can the Body Forget? The Deliberate Erosion of Embodied Memories.” In Forgetting edited by David Shulman. Jerusalem: Magnes
Pagis, Michal. (2013) “Religious Self-constitution: A Relational Perspective.” In Religion on the Edge, Edited by Peggy Levitt, Courtney Bender, David Shields and Wendy Cage. Oxford: Oxford University Press.