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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


Angulski, K., & Gerber, J. (Forthcoming). The drugs may be synthetic but the consequences are not: Analysis of synthetic cannabinoid user accounts. Deviant Behavior.

Boisvert, D. L., Connolly, E. J., Vaske, J., Armstrong, T. A., & Boutwell, B. B (Forthcoming). Genetic and environmental overlap between substance use and delinquency in adolescence: An analysis by same-sex twins. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Boisvert, D., Wells, J., Armstrong, T. A., Lewis R. H., Woeckener, M., & Nobles, M. R. (Forthcoming). Low resting heart rate and stalking perpetration. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.LINK

Camacho, J., & Brown, W. (Forthcoming). The evolution of the tattoo in defiance of the immutable definition of deviance: current perceptions by law enforcement of tattooed arrestees. Deviant Behavior. LINK

Cares, A. C., Franklin, C.A., Fisher, B. S., & Bostaph, L.G. (Forthcoming). They were there for people who needed them: Student attitudes toward the use of trigger warnings in victimology classrooms. Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Cho, A.* & Tasca, M. (Forthcoming). Disparities in women’s prison sentences: Exploring the
nexus between motherhood, drug offense, and sentence length. Feminist Criminology. LINK

Connolly, E. J. (Forthcoming). Further evaluating the relationship between adverse childhood experiences, antisocial behavior, and violent victimization: A sibling-comparison analysis. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Connolly E. J. & McCormick, B. F. (Forthcoming). Mild traumatic brain injury and psychopathology in adolescence: Evidence from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Connolly, E. J., & Kavish, N. (Forthcoming). The Causal relationship between childhood adversity and developmental trajectories of delinquent behavior: A consideration of genetic and environmental confounds. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. LINK

Connolly, E. J., Nedelec, J. L., & Schwartz, J. A. (Forthcoming). Parental incarceration and patterns of desistance from adolescence to young adulthood. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.

Connolly, E. J., Said Al-Ghamdi, M., Kobeisy, A. M., Alqurashi, F. H., Schwartz, J. A., & Beaver, K. M. (Forthcoming). Exposure to neighborhood violence and delinquency in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A partial test of social structure and social learning theory. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Connolly, E. J., Schwartz, J. A., & Beaver, K. M. (Forthcoming). Head injury and violent offending: A quasi-experimental family-based analysis. Aggression and Violent Behavior.

Dillon, L., Hayes, B.E., Freilich, J.D., & Chermak, S.M. (Forthcoming). Gender differences in predicting fear for terrorism based on country and individual-level factors. Women & Criminal Justice.

Franklin, C.A., Goodson, A., & Garza, A.D. (Forthcoming). Intimate partner violence among sexual minorities: predicting police officer arrest decisions. Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Henry, T.K., Franklin, T.W., & Franklin, C.A. (Forthcoming). Facilitating sexual assault reporting on the college campus: The role of procedural justice in bystander decisions to provide police referrals following a hypothetical disclosure. Violence Against Women.

Hoover, L.T. (Forthcoming). Effect of contracted treatment referrals on probation officer role.  Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.

Jensen, E., Mosher, C, Gerber, J., & Angulski, K. (Forthcoming). Progress at the state level versus recent regress at the federal level: Changes in the social consequences of the U.S. war on drugs. Contemporary Drug Problems.

Kavish, N.,Boisvert, D., Wells, J., Lewis, R. H., Cooke, E. M., Woeckener, M., & Armstrong, T. A. (Forthcoming). On the associations between indicators of resting arousal levels, physiological reactivity, sensation seeking, and psychopathic traits. Personality and Individual Differences. LINK

Kavish, N., Connolly, E. J., & Boutwell, B. B. (Forthcoming). Genetic and Environmental Contributions to the Association between Violent Victimization and Major Depressive Disorder. Personality and Individual Differences. LINK

King, W. R. (Forthcoming). Culture, the formation of ingroups, and policing: A response to Holmes and Smith. Journal of Criminal Justice.

King, W.R., Matusiak, M., & Campbell, B. (Forthcoming). Organizational and Environmental Determinants of Ballistics Imaging Productivity in United States Crime Laboratories. Journal of Crime & Justice. LINK

Li, Y., Longmire, D. R., & Lu, H. (Forthcoming). The death penalty disposition in China: What matters? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. LINK

Luo, F., Ren., L., Zhang, H. (Forthcoming). Educational tracking and juvenile attitudes toward the police in China. International Journal of Comparative & Applied Criminal Justice.

Maguire, E., Barak, M., Wells, W., & Katz, C. (Forthcoming). Attitudes towards the use of violence against police among Occupy Wall Street protestors. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice.

Marshall, E. A., Miller, H. A., & Bouffard, J. A. (Forthcoming). Crossing the threshold from porn use to porn problem: Frequency and modality of porn use as predictors of sexually coercive behaviors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Menaker, T. A., & Franklin, C. A. (Forthcoming). Prostitution myth endorsement: Assessing the effects of sexism, sexual victimization history, pornography, and self-control. Psychology of Women Quarterly.

Miller, H.A., & Marshall, E. (Forthcoming). Comparing solo and co-offending female sex offenders on variables of pathology, risk, and recidivism. Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment.

Niebuhr, N. & Orrick, E. A. (Forthcoming). Assessing the impact of employment satisfaction and stress on recidivism. Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research. LINK

Nolasco, C.A., Tsai, C.F.L., Spaic, A, & Vaughn, M.S. (Forthcoming). Does insider trading pay: An analysis of trading and tipping activities in insider trading litigation. Journal of Financial Crime.

Nolasco, C.A., & Vaughn, M.S. (Forthcoming). Constructing the legality of solitary confinement: Analysis of United States federal court jurisprudence. American Journal of Criminal Justice. LINK

Oh, G., & Connolly, E. J. (Forthcoming). Anger as a mediator between peer victimization and deviant behavior in South Korea: A cross-cultural application of general strain theory. Crime & Delinquency. LINK

O’Neal, E. N. (Forthcoming). Victim is not credible: The influence of rape culture on police perceptions of sexual assault complainants. Justice Quarterly.

O’Neal, E. N., Beckman, L. O., & Spohn, C. (Forthcoming). The sexual stratification hypothesis: Is the decision to arrest influenced by the victim and suspect racial/ethnic dyad? Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

Randa, R., & Mitchell, M. (Forthcoming) Vulnerability, Context, and Fear of Victimization: Exploring Race and Ethnicity. Journal of Ethnicity and Criminal Justice

Ren, L., Zhao, J., & He, N. (Forthcoming). Broken Windows Theory and citizen engagement in crime prevention. Justice Quarterly.

Reyns, B.W., Fisher, B.S., & Randa, R. (Forthcoming) Explaining Cyberstalking Victimization Against College Women Using a Multi-Theoretical Approach: Self-Control, Opportunity, and Control Balance. Crime and Delinquency

Tasca, M., Cho, A. Spohn, C. & Rodriguez, N. (In Press). The role of parental status and involvement in sentence length decisions: A comparison of men and women sentenced to prison. Crime & Delinquency. LINK

Toman, E. L. (Forthcoming). The victim-offender overlap behind bars: Linking prison misconduct and victimization. Justice Quarterly. LINK

Turanovic, J.J. & Tasca, M. (Forthcoming). Inmates’ experiences with prison visitation. Justice Quarterly.

Updegrove, A. H., Cooper, M., Orrick, E. A., & Piquero, A. R. (Forthcoming). Red states and black lives: The devaluation of the Black Lives Matter movement in republican voting States. Justice Quarterly. LINK

Updegrove, A., Shadwick, J., O’Neal, E. N., & Piquero, A. (Forthcoming). If they notice I'm Mexican": Narratives of discrimination from individuals who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border at ports of entry. Deviant Behavior.

Wright, K. A., Turanovic, J. J., O’Neal, E. N., Morse, S. J., & Booth, E. T. (Forthcoming). The cycle of violence revisited: Child maltreatment, resilience, and future violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

Woeckener, M., Boisvert, D. L., Cooke, E. M., Kavish, N., Lewis, R. H., Wells, J., Armstrong, T. A., Connolly, E. J., & Harper, J. (Forthcoming). Parental rejection and antisocial behavior: The moderating role of testosterone. Special Issue on Biopsychosocial Predictors of Violencein Journal of Criminal Psychology. LINK

Zhao, R., Zhang, H., Zhao, J., & Wang, X (Forthcoming). When the west meets east: Cultural clash and its impact on anomie in a sample of Chinese adolescents. Deviant Behavior.


Armstrong, T.A., Wells, J., Boisvert, D., Lewis, R., Cooke, E. M., Woeckener, M., & Kavish, N.
(2019). Skin conductance, heart rate, and aggressive behavior type. Biological Psychology, 141, 44-51. LINK

Butler, H. D. Tasca, M., Zhang, Y., & Carpenter, C. (2019). A systematic and meta-analytic review of the literature on correctional officers: Identifying new avenues for research. Journal of Criminal Justice. 60, 84-92. LINK

Cabeldue, M., Blackburn, A.G. & Mullings, J.L. (2019).  Mental health among incarcerated women: An examination of factors impacting depression and PTSD symptomology. Women & Criminal Justice, 29. LINK

Franklin, C.A., Menaker, T.A., & Jin, H.R. (2019). University and community resources for sexual assault survivors: Familiarity with and use of services among college students. Journal of School Violence, 18, 1-20.

Lewis, R. H., Connolly, E. J., Boisvert, D., & Boutwell, B.B. (2019). A behavioral genetic analysis of the co-occurrence of psychopathy and criminal behavior. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 35, 52-68.

Wells, W., Boillot-Fansher, A. & Campbell, B. (2019). The results of CODIS-hit investigations in a sample of unsubmitted sexual assault kits. Crime & Delinquency, 65, 122-148. LINK

Wright, K. A., Turanovic, J. J., O’Neal, E. N., Morse, S. J., & Booth, E. T. (2019). The cycle of violence revisited: Child maltreatment, resilience, and future violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34, 1261-1286.


Boisvert, D., Wells, J., Armstrong, T., & Lewis, R. (2018). Serotonin and self-control: A genetically moderated stress sensitization effect. Journal of Criminal Justice, 56, 98-106. LINK

Brady, P. Q. & Hayes, B. E. (2018). The intersections of stalking and the severity of intimate partner abuse. Violence and Victims.

Brezina, T., & Azimi, A. M. (2018). Social support, loyalty to delinquent peers, and offending: an elaboration and test of the differential social support hypothesis. Deviant Behavior39, 648-663.LINK

Butler, H. D., Solomon, S., & Spohn, R. (2018). Programming in restrictive housing: Considerations for improving outcome evaluations. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 45, 1174-1191. LINK

Chheang, D. C. & Connolly, E. J. (2018). A review of the historical, criminological, and theoretical understandings of the Cambodian American population: A call for more comprehensive research. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 2624-2649.

Cochran, J. C., Lynch, M. J., Toman, E. L. & Shields, R. T. (2018). Court sentencing patterns for environmental crimes: Is there a green gap in punishment? Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 34, 37-66. LINK

Cochran, J. C., Toman, E. L., Mears, D.P., &. Bales, W. D. (2018). Solitary confinement as punishment: Examining in-prison sanctioning disparities. Justice Quarterly, 35, 381-411. LINK

Connolly, E., Lewis, R., & Boisvert, D. (2018). The effect of socioeconomic status on delinquency across urban and rural contexts: Using a genetically informed design to identify environmental risk. Criminal Justice Review, 42, 237-253. LINK

Connolly, E. J., Schwartz, J. A., Jackson, D. B., & Beaver, K. B. (2018). How far does the apple fall from the tree? Maternal delinquency and sex-specific patterns of offspring delinquent behavior. Journal of Criminal Justice, 54, 50-61. LINK

Cooke, E. M., Armstrong, T., Boisvert, D., Wells, J., Lewis, R. H., Hughes-Stamm, S., & Gangitano, D. (2018). The relationship between the MAOA-uVNTR polymorphism, delinquent peer affiliation, and antisocial behavior with a consideration of sex differences. Psychiatric Quarterly, 89, 841-853. LINK

Dario, L., & O’Neal, E. N. (2018). Do the mental health consequences of sexual victimization differ between males and females? A general strain theory approach. Women & Criminal Justice, 28, 19-42.

Daigle, L. E., Johnston, T., Azimi, A.M., & Felix, S. N. (2018). Violent and sexual victimization among American and Canadian college students: Who is more at risk and are the risk factors invariant? Journal of School Violence, 1-15. LINK

Franklin, C.A., & Garza, A.D. (2018). The effect of victim race and perpetrator type on empathy, culpability, and service referral for survivors in a hypothetical rape scenario. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, DOI: 0.1177/088620518759656

Franklin, C. A., & Menaker, T. A. (2018). Feminist routine activity theory and sexual assault victimization: Estimating risk by perpetrator tactic among sorority women. Victims and Offenders, 13, 158-178.

Goodson, A., & Hayes, B.E. (2018). Help-seeking behaviors of intimate partner violence victims: A cross national analysis in developing nations. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

Hayes, B. E. (2018). Bystander intervention to abusive behavior on social networking websites. Violence Against Women. LINK

Hayes, B. E. (2018). Repeat victimization among intimate partner violence victims: The impact of guardianship. Feminist Criminology. LINK

Hayes, B. E. (2018). Benefits and challenges of using life history calendars to research intimate partner abuse. Journal of Family Violence. LINK

Hayes, B.E., Mills, M., Freilich, J.D., & Chermak, S.M.  (2018). Are honor killings unique? A comparison of honor killings, domestic violence homicide, and hate homicides by far-right extremists. Homicide Studies, 22, 70-93. LINK

Hayes, B. E. & O’Neal, E.N. (2018). The effects of individual- and national-level factors on attitudes towards child maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect. LINK

Hayes, B.E., O’Neal, E.N., Meeker, K.A., Steele, S. A., Brady, P. Q., & Bills, M. A (2018). Assessing online strategies aimed at enhancing campus safety. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 10, 112-122.

Hayes, B. E. & Randa, R. (2018). Parts unknown: Risk factors of intimate partner violence in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Moldova. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

He, N., Ren, L., Zhao, J., & Bills, M. A. (2018). Public attitudes toward the police: Findings from a dual-frame telephone survey. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 1992-2015.

Henry, T.K., Hayes, B.E., Freilich, J.D. & Chermak, S. M. (2018). Comparison of honor killings to anti-LGBTQ/female homicides. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research.

Ingram, J.R., Terrill, W., & Paoline, E.A. III. (2018). Police culture and officer behavior: Application of a multilevel framework. Criminology, 56, 780-811. LINK

Kim, B., Gerber, J., & Kim, Y. (2018).  Does the victim–offender relationship matter? Exploring the sentencing of female homicide offenders. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 898-914.

Kim, B., Gerber, J., Kim, Y., & Hassett, M. (2018). Female-perpetrated homicide in South Korea: A homicide typology. Deviant Behavior, 39, 1042-1057.

Kim, B., and Gerber, J. (2018). Revisiting Police-Adult Probation Partnerships in Texas: Troubling Signs. Police Quarterly, 21, 309-334

Menaker, T. A., & Franklin, C. A. (2018).  Prostitution myth endorsement: Assessing the effects of sexism, sexual victimization history, pornography, and self-control. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 42, 313-325.

Qu, J, Wang, L., & Zhao, J. (2018) Correlates of attitudes toward dating violence among police cadets in China. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 4888-4903.

Randa, R., & Hayes, B. E. (2018). Addressing onset and desistance of bullying behavior: Surveying perpetrators. Violence and Gender. LINK

Ren, L., Zhao, J., & Luo, Y. (2018). Testing the dimensionality of low self-control across three groups in China. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 34, 168-195.

Ren, L., & Zhang, H. (2018). Advancing empirical research on China’s juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice: Continuity and expansion. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 34, 120-127.

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., & Valgardon, B. A. (2018). An evaluation of the directional relationship between head injuries and subsequent changes in impulse control and delinquency in a sample of previously adjudicated males. Journal of Criminal Justice, 56, 70-80. LINK

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., &. Brauer, J. R. (2018). Head injuries and changes in delinquency from adolescence to emerging adulthood: The importance of self-control as a mediating influence. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 54, 869-901. LINK

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., Nedelec, J. L., & Beaver, K. M. (2018). An investigation of genetic and environmental influences across the distribution of self-control: Implications for the association between self-control and delinquency. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44, 1163-1182. LINK

Tasca, M. (2018). The (dis)continuity of parental involvement among incarcerated fathers: An analysis of caregivers’ accounts. Child Care in Practice, 24, 131-147. LINK

Terrill, W., Ingram, J.R., Summers, L.J., & Paoline, E.A. III. (2018). Examining police use of force and citizen complaints. Policing: An International Journal, 41, 496-509. LINK

Terrill, W., Paoline, E.A. III., & Ingram, J.R. (2018). Beyond the final report: A research note on the Assessing Police Use of Force Policy & Outcomes Project. Policing: An International Journal, 41, 194-201. LINK

Toman, E. L., Cochran, J. C., & Cochran, J. K. (2018). Jailhouse blues? The adverse effects of pretrial detention for prison social order. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 45, 316-339. LINK

Tsai, C.F.L., Nolasco, C.A.R.I., & Vaughn, M.S. (2018). Modeling job stress among police officers: Interplay of work environment, counseling support, and family discussion with co-workers. Police Practice & Research, 19, 253-269.

Tyler, D.H., Barak, M., Maguire, E.R., & Wells, W. (2018).The effects of procedural injustice on the use of violence against police by Occupy Wall Street protestors. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 19, 138-152. LINK

Updegrove, A.H., Vaughn, M.S., & Del Carmen, R.V.  (2018). Intellectual disability in capital cases: Adjusting state statutes after Moore v. Texas.  Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, 32.

van Baak, C., & Hayes, B.E. (2018). Correlates of cyberstalking victimization and perpetration. Violence and Victims.

Woeckener, M., Boisvert, D. L., Cooke, E. M., Kavish, N., Lewis, R. H., Wells, J., Armstrong, T. A, Connolly, E. J., & Harper, J. (2018). Parental Rejection and Violence: The Moderating Role of Testosterone. Journal of Criminal Psychology, 8, 302-313. LINK


Armstrong, T., Boisvert, D., Flores, S., Symonds, M., & Gangitano, D. (2017). Heart rate, serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) genotype, and violence in an incarcerated sample. Journal of Criminal Justice, 51, 1-8. LINK

Barnes, J. C., Sayed, S. E., TenEyck, M., Nedelec, J. L., Connolly, E. J., Schwartz, J. A., Boutwell, B. B., Wright, J. P., & Beaver, K. M. (2017). The developmental trajectory of impulse control between adolescence and early adulthood: Guarding against model overfitting. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 33, 319-346.

Booker, J. G., Breaux, M., Abada, S., Xia, R., & Burnett, J. (2017). Assessment of older adults’ satisfaction with adult protective services investigation and assistance. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 1-11. LINK

Boutwell, B. B., Connolly, E. J., Barbaro, N., Shackelford, T. K., & Beaver, K. M. (2017). On the genetic and environmental reasons why intelligence correlates with criminal victimization. Intelligence, 62, 155-166. LINK

Boutwell, B. B., & Connolly, E. J. (2017). On the heritability of criminal justice processing. Sage Open, 7, 1-10. LINK

Butler, H. D., Steiner, B., Makarios, M., & Travis, L. (2017). Assessing the effects of exposure to supermax confinement on offender post-release behaviors. The Prison Journal, 97, 275-295. LINK

Butler, H. D., & Steiner, B. (2017). Examining the use of disciplinary segregation within and across prisons. Justice Quarterly, 34, 248-271. LINK

Cochran, J. K., Brown, W., Camacho, J., Jennings, W. G., Smith, M. D., Bjerregaard, B., and Fogel, S.J. (2017). Overkill? An examination of comparatively excessive death sentences in North Carolina, 1990-2010. Justice Quarterly, 34, 297-323. LINK

Connolly, E. J. (2017). Sex differences in childhood bullying victimization and trajectories of substance use from adolescence to adulthood. Journal of Drug Issues, 47, 25-49. LINK

Connolly, E. J., Al-Ghamdi, M. S., Kobeisy, A. N., Alqurashi, F. H., Schwartz, J. A., & Beaver, K. M. (2017). Identifying latent classes of antisocial behavior among youth from Saudi Arabia: An assessment of the co-occurrence between aggression, psychopathy, low self-control and delinquent behavior. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 15, 219-239. LINK

Dario, L., & O’Neal, E. N. (2017). Do the mental health consequences of sexual victimization differ between males and females? A general strain theory approach. Women & Criminal Justice, 1-24. LINK

Davis, R.C., Auchter, B., Howley, S., Camp, T., Knecht, I., & Wells, W. (2017). Increasing the accessibility of sexual assault forensic examinations: Evaluation of Texas Law SB 1191. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 13, 168-177. LINK

Franklin, C. A., Brady, P. Q., & Jurek, A. M. (2017). Bystander intervention among college students: The impact of individual-level characteristics on intervention behavior in university interpersonal violence scenarios. Journal of School Violence, 16, 189-206. LINK

Franklin, C. A., Menaker, T. A., & Jin, H. R. (2017). University and community services: Familiarity with sexual assault resources among college students. Journal of School Violence. LINK

Gaines, D. C. & Wells, W. (2017). Investigators’ and prosecutors’ perceptions of collaborating with victim advocates on sexual assault casework. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 28, 555-569. LINK

Garner, R. L. (2017). Effective leadership in law enforcement: Current and past police chief perspectives [Electronic Version]. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 13, 170 - 179.

Hayes, B. E. (2017). Indirect abuse involving children during the separation process. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

Hayes, B. E. & Boyd, K. A. (2017). Influence of individual-and national-level factors on attitudes toward intimate partner violence. Sociological Perspectives, 60, 685-701. LINK

Hayes, B. E. & Franklin. C. A. (2017). Community effects on women’s help-seeking behavior for intimate partner violence in India: Gender disparity, feminist theory and empowerment. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 41, 79–94. LINK

Hayes, B.E., O’Neal, E.N., Meeker, K., Steele, S., Brady, P.Q., & Bills, M. (2017). Assessing Online Strategies Aimed at Enhancing Campus Safety. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research.

Hayes, B. E. & van Baak*, C. (2017). Risk factors of physical and sexual violence for women in Mali: Findings from a nationally representative sample. Violence Against Women. LINK

Hongwei Z., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Zhao, R. (2017).  Subculture, gang involvement, and delinquency: A study of incarcerated youth in China. Justice Quarterly, 34, 952-977.

Kaiser, K. A., O’Neal, E. N., & Spohn, C. (2017). Victim refuses to cooperate: A focal concerns analysis of victim cooperation in sexual assault cases. Victims & Offenders, 12, 297-322. LINK

Kim, B., Matz, A. K., & Gerber, J. (2017). Barriers to formal police-community corrections partnerships: A comparison of police chiefs and chief probation/parole officers’ perceptions. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 19, 89-100. LINK

King, W. R., Campbell, B. A., Matusiak, M. C., & Katz, C. M. (2017). Forensic evidence and criminal investigations: The impact of ballistics information on the investigation of violent crime in nine cities. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 62, 874-880. LINK

Lai, Y. L., Ren, L., & Greenleaf, R. (2017). Residence-based fear of crime: An application of routine activities theory. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, 61, 1011-1037. LINK  

Lee, J. S., Lee, J., & Hoover, L. T. (2017). What conditions affect police response time? Examining situational and neighborhood factors. Police Quarterly, 20, 61-80. LINK

Luo, F., Ren, L. & Zhao, J. (2017). The effect of micro-level disorder incidents on public attitudes toward the police. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 40, 395-409. LINK

Marion, N.E. & Oliver, W.M. (2017). The state of the judiciary: Assessing the crime policy agenda of the federal judiciary through the year end reports of the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice.  Criminal Law Bulletin, 53, 85-109.

Matusiak, M.C., King, W.R., & Maguire, E.R. (2017). How Perceptions of the Institutional Environment Shape Organizational Priorities: Findings from a Survey of Police Chiefs. Journal of Crime & Justice, 40, 1: 5-19. LINK

Meyers, T. J., Wright, K. A., Young, J. T. N. & Tasca, M. (2017). Social support from outside the walls: Examining the role of relationship dynamics among inmates and visitors. Journal of Criminal Justice, 52, 57-67. LINK

Miller, H.A., Bouffard, J., & DeHaan, C. (2017). The role of psychopathic traits in female sexual coercion. Violence and Victims, 32, 479-492.

O’Neal, E. N. (2017).Victim cooperation in intimate partner sexual assault cases: A mixed methods examination. Justice Quarterly, 34, 1014-1043. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., & Spohn, C. (2017). When the perpetrator is a partner: Arrest and charging decisions in intimate partner sexual assault cases—A focal concerns analysis. Violence Against Women, 23, 707-729. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., & Beckman, L. O. (2017). Intersections of race, ethnicity, and gender: Reframing knowledge surrounding barriers to social services among Latina intimate partner violence victims. Violence Against Women, 23, 643-665. LINK

Reyns, B. & Randa, R (2017). Victim Reporting Behaviors Following Identity Theft Victimization: Results from the National Crime Victimization Survey. Crime and Delinquency, 63, 814-838.

Ren, L., He, N., Zhang, H., & Zhao, R. (2017). Self-control, risky lifestyles, and victimization: A study with a sample of Chinese school youth. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 44, 695-716. LINK

Schwartz, J. A., Al-Ghamdi, M. S., Kobeisy, A. N., Alqurashi, F. H., Connolly, E. J., & Beaver, K. M. (2017). Internalizing and externalizing problems and parenting behavior: Results from a Saudi Arabian sample. International Journal of Social Welfare, 26, 263-275. LINK

Sohn, J. S., Lyons, P. M., Jr., Menard, S., & Lee, J. S. (2017). Testing the three-and four-factor models of the Korean version PCL-R as predictors of two antisocial outcomes–recidivism and risk. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 23, 472-486. LINK

Spooner, K., & Vaughn, M.S. (2017). Sentencing juvenile homicide offenders: A 50-State survey. Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, 5, 130-170.

Steiner, B., Ellison, J. M., Butler, H. D., & Cain, C. M. (2017). Assessing the impact of inmate and prison characteristics on prisoner victimization. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 18, 17-36. LINK

Tsai, C.F.L., Nolasco, C.A.R.I., & Vaughn, M.S. (2017). Modeling job stress among police officers: Interplay of work environment, counseling support, and family discussion with co-workers. Police Practice & Research. LINK

Updegrove, A. H. & Orrick, E. A. (2017). State- and individual-level predictors of Mexican death penalty support. Crime & Delinquency, LINK

Van Baak, C., Hayes, B. E., Freilich, J. D. & Chermak S. M. (2017). Honor crimes in the United States and offenders’ neutralization techniques. Deviant Behavior, 1-16. LINK

Van Dyke, K. & Orrick, E. A. (2017). An examination of the influence of veteran status on offense type among an inmate sample. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 42, 426-442. LINK

Wells, J., Armstrong, T., Boisvert, D., Lewis, R., Gangitano, D., & Hughes-Stamm, S. (2017). Stress, genes, and generalizability across gender: Effects of MAOA and stress sensitivity of crime and delinquency. Criminology, 55, 548-574. LINK

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