Recent Faculty Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


Blasko, B. L., & Taxman, F. S. (Forthcoming). Are supervision practices procedurally fair?: Development and predictive utility of a procedural justice measure for use in community corrections settings. Criminal Justice and 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., & Lewis, R. (Forthcoming). Serotonin and self-control: A genetically moderated stress sensitization effect. Journal of Criminal Justice. LINK

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

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

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.

Chheang, D. C. & Connolly, E. J. (Forthcoming). 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.

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

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

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

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.

Folk, J., Stuewig, J., Blasko, B. L., Caudy, M., Tangney, J. P., & Taxman, F. S. (Forthcoming). Do demographic factors moderate how well criminal thinking predicts recidivism? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. LINK

Franklin, C.A., & Garza, A.D. (Forthcoming). 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.

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

Grubb, J. A., & Muftić, L. R. (Forthcoming). A comparative analysis of domestic violence shelter staff perceptions regarding barriers to services in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Hayes, B. E. (Forthcoming). “Bystander Intervention to Abusive Behavior on Social Networking Websites.” Violence Against Women.

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

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

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

Henry, T.K., Hayes, B.E., Freilich, J.D. & Chermak, S. M. (Forthcoming). “Comparison of Honor Killings to Anti-LGBTQ/Female Homicides.” Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Muftić, L. R., Deljkić, I., & Fansher, A. K. (Forthcoming). A nationwide evaluation of services provided to domestic violence survivors at shelters in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. LINK

Muftić, L. R., & Updegrove, A. H. (Forthcoming). Estimating the influence of culture, sex, and parenting on the relationship between self-control and delinquency with a multinational sample: A gendered approach. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 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., & Hayes, B. (Forthcoming). Addressing Onset and Desistance of Bullying Behavior: Surveying Perpetrators. Violence and Gender

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

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., & Valgardon, B. A. (Forthcoming). 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.

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., &. Brauer, J. R. (Forthcoming). 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.

Schwartz, J. A., Connolly, E. J., Nedelec, J. L., & Beaver, K. M. (Forthcoming). 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.

Tasca, M. (Forthcoming). The (dis)continuity of parental involvement among incarcerated fathers: An analysis of caregivers’ accounts. Child Care in Practice. A Multidisciplinary Special Issue on Imprisoned fatherhood.

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

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

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

Viglione, J., Blasko, B. L., & Taxman, F. S. (Forthcoming). Organizational factors and probation officer use of evidence-based practices: A multi-level examination. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. LINK

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

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

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.

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.

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.


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. & 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

He, N., Ren, L., Zhao, J., & Bills, M. A. (2017). Public attitudes toward the police: Findings from a dual-frame telephone survey. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 0306624X17690722. LINK

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

Winters, G. M., Jeglic, E. L., Calkins, C., & Blasko, B. L. (2017). Desistance from sexual offending: The role of sex offender legislation. Criminal Justice Studies, 2, 202-222. LINK

Wynne, S.L., & Vaughn, M.S. (2017). Silencing matters of public concern: An analysis of state legislative protection of whistleblower’s in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Garcetti v. Ceballos. Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review, 8, 239-278.

Zedaker, S. B. & Muftić, L. R. (2017). A safe place to go? A descriptive study of safety strategies among college female students. Criminal Justice Review, 0734016817704701. LINK


Adamczyk, A., Boyd, K. A. & Hayes, B. E. (2016). Place matters: Contextualizing the roles of religion and race for understanding American’s attitudes about homosexuality. Social Science Research, 57, 1-16. LINK

Blasko, B. L., & Jeglic, E. L. (2016). Sexual offenders’ perceptions of the client-therapist relationship: The role of risk. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 28, 271-291. LINK

Blasko, B. L., Souza, K., Via, B., DelPrincipe, S., & Taxman, F. S. (2016). Performance measures in community corrections: Measuring effective supervision practices with existing agency data. Federal Probation, 3, 26-32.

Bouffard, J. A., Bouffard, L. A., & Miller, H. A. (2016). An exploratory study applying the confluence model to women’s use of sexual coercion. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31, 2360-2382. LINK

Brinser, K., & King, W. R. (2016). Organizational permeability to environmental conditions: Local police agency assessments of threats posed by disasters, accidents, and terrorism. Police Quarterly, 19, 387-409. LINK

Dittmann, W. L., & Gerber, J. (2016). Framing legitimacy: A qualitative analysis examining local print-media portrayals of an immigrant family detention center in Texas.  Journal of Qualitative Criminology and Criminal Justice, 4, 217-243. LINK

Fansher, A., Brinser*, K., & Randa, R. (2016). Perceptions, profiles, and reality of kidnapping: An analysis of victim-offender characteristics. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 16, 76-86. LINK

Folk, J. B., Blasko, B. L., Warden, R., Schaefer, K., Ferssizidis, P., Stuewig, J., & Tangney, J. P. (2016). Feasibility and acceptability of an impact of crime group intervention with jail inmates. Victims and Offenders, 11, 436-454. LINK

Franklin, C. A. (2016). Sorority affiliation and sexual assault victimization: Assessing vulnerability using path analysis. Violence Against Women, 22, 895–922. LINK

Franklin, C. A., Jin, H. R., Viada, J. H., & Ashworth, L. M. (2016). Sexual assault resource availability on Texas higher education campuses: A website content analysis. Women and Criminal Justice, 26, 354-380.LINK

Galvin-White, C. M., & O’Neal, E. N. (2016). Lesbian police officers’ interpersonal working relationships and sexuality disclosure: A qualitative study. Feminist Criminology, 11, 253-284. LINK

Garner, R. L. & Lyons, P. M., Jr. (2016). In defense of “cop shop” pedagogy. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 12, 126-132.LINK

Gerber, J., & Angulski, K. (2016). The law and foreign prisoners in Texas: A socio-legal analysis. Polish Journal of Criminology, 2, 21-30.

Grubb, J. A., Muftić, L. R., & Deljkić, I. (2016). An exploratory analysis of prosecutorial attitudes of sex trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Trends in Organized Crime, 19, 175-194. LINK

Gutt, T. & Randa, R. (2016). The influence of an empathetic adult on the relationship between bullying victimization and fear at school. Journal of Crime and Justice, 39, 282-302. LINK

Harpster, N., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). Felon disenfranchisement laws:  A review of current policies, challengers of disenfranchisement laws, and recent trends in legislative and legal change.  Criminal Law Bulletin, 52, 1326-1354.

Hayes, B. E. (2016). Impact of victim, offender, and relationship characteristics on frequency and timing of intimate partner violence using life history calendar data. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 53, 189-219.

Hayes, B. E., Freilich, J. &  Chermak, S. (2016). An exploratory study of honor crimes in the United States. Journal of Family Violence, 31, 303-314. LINK

Hayes, B.E. & van Baak, C. (2016). Risk factors of physical and sexual violence for women in Mali: Findings from a nationally representative sample. Violence Against Women, 23, 1361-1381.

Hoover, L., Wells, W., Zhang, Y., Ren, L., & Zhao, J. (2016). Houston enhanced action patrol: Examining the effects of differential deployment lengths with a switched replication design. Justice Quarterly, 33, 538–563. LINK

Johnson, A. D., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). Decoupling and police organizational structure. Administrative Theory and Praxis, 38, 157-167. LINK

Kras, K. R., & Blasko, B. L. (2016). Pathways to desistance among men convicted of sexual offenses: Linking post-hoc accounts of offending behavior and outcomes. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60, 1738-1755. LINK

Kim, J. L., Wells, W., Vardalis, J. J., Johnson, S. K., & Lim, H. (2016). Gender difference in occupational stress: A study of the South Korean National Police Agency. International Journal of Law, Crime, and Justice, 44, 163-182. LINK

Lee, H., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). The Relationship between neighborhood crime levels and police use of force: A test of different types of neighborhood crimes at the micro level of geographic aggregation.  Journal of Police Science, 16, 143-183. (In English; Korean Journal). LINK

Li, Y., Ren, L. & Luo, F. (2016). Is bad stronger than good? The impact of police-citizen encounters on public satisfaction with police. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 39, 109-126. LINK

Lou, F., Ren, L., & Zhao, J. (2016). Location-based fear of crime in Houston, Texas. Criminal Justice Review, 41, 75-97. LINK

Maguire, E .R., King, W. R., Matusiak, M. C., & Campbell, B. (2016). Testing the effects of people, processes, and technology on ballistic evidence processing productivity. Police Quarterly, 19, 199-215. LINK

Menaker, T. A., Campbell, B. A., & Wells, W. (2016). The use of forensic evidence in sexual assault investigations: Perceptions of sex crimes investigators. Violence Against Women, 23, 399-425. LINK

Mitchell, M., Spooner, K., Jia, D., & Zhang, Y. (2016). The effect of prison visitation on reentry success: A meta-analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 47, 74-83. LINK

Morris, R. G., Barnes, J. C., Worrall, J., & Orrick, E. A. (2016). Analyzing the presence and consequences of unobserved heterogeneity in recidivism research. Crime & Delinquency, 62, 229-252. LINK

Muftić, L. R., Bouffard, L. A., & Armstrong, G. S. (2016). The impact of maternal incarceration on the criminal justice involvement of adult offspring: A research note.  Journal of Research in Crime & Delinquency, 53, 93-111. LINK

Newsome, J., Vaske, J., Kehring, K., & Boisvert, D. (2016). Sex differences in sources of resilience and vulnerability to risk for delinquency.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 730-745. LINK

Nolasco, C. A. R. I., Rivolta, P., Mullings, J. L., & Spaic, A. (2016). Unlocking the black box: Indicators of treatment noncompliance in a sample of repeat DWI offenders. Journal of Substance Use, 21, 390-405. LINK

Oliver, W. M. (2016). Celebrating 100 years of criminal justice education, 1916-2016.  Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27, 455-472. LINK

Oliver, W. M., Marion, N. E., & Hill, J. B. (2016). Not all crime policies are created equal: Presidential speeches and symbolic rhetoric by crime policy types. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 27, 331-347. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., Decker, S. H., Moule, R. K., & Pyrooz, D. C. (2016). Girls, gangs, and getting out: Gender differences and similarities in leaving the gang. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 14, 43-60. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., & Spohn, C. (2016). 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

Orrick, E. A., Compofelice, K., & Piquero, A. R. (2016). Assessing the impact of Deportable status on sentencing outcomes in a sample of state prisoners. Journal of Crime and Justice, 39, 28-40. LINK

Ren, L., Zhang, H., Zhao, J., & Zhao, R. (2016). Delinquent subculture and juvenile offenders’ attitudes toward the police in China. Police Quarterly, 19, 87-110. LINK

Ren, L., Zhao, J., He, N., Marshall, I. H., Zhao, R., Zhang, H., & Jin, C. (2016). Testing for measurement invariance of attachment across Chinese and American adolescent samples. International Journal of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, 60, 964-991. LINK

Reyns, B., Randa, R., & Henson, B. (2016). Preventing crime online: Identifying determinants of online preventive behaviors using structural equation modeling and canonical correlation analysis. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 18, 38-59. LINK

Roth, M. P. (2016). Love of a clean and manly sport: The Texas prison rodeo and American popular culture. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 18, 79-92.

Spooner, K., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). Youth sexting:  A legislative and constitutional analysis.  Journal of School Violence, 15, 213-233. LINK

Sumner, J., Boisvert, D., & Anderson, J. (2016). The effects of stress and social support on externalizing behaviors among children in military families.  Deviant Behavior, 37, 246-262. LINK

Tangney, J. P., Folk, J. B., Graham, D. M., Stuewig, J. B., Blalock, D. V., Salatino, A., Blasko, B. L., & Moore, K. E. (2016). Changes in inmates' substance use and dependence from pre-incarceration to one year post-release.  Journal of Criminal Justice, 46, 228-238. LINK

Tapia, N. D., Vaughn, M. S., & Titterington, V. B.  (2016). Survey of court decisions on elder victimization.  Criminal Law Bulletin, 52, 604-629.

Tasca, M. (2016). The Gatekeepers of contact: Child-caregiver dyads and parental prison visitation. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43, 739-758. LINK

Tasca, M., Mulvey, P. & Rodriguez, N. (2016). Families coming together in prison: An examination of visitation encounters. Punishment and Society, 18, 459-478. LINK

Tasca, M., Wright, K., Turanovic, J., White, C. & Rodriguez, N. (2016). Moving visitation research forward: The Arizona prison visitation project. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society, 17, 55-67. LINK

Taylor, L., Caudy, M., Blasko, B. L., & Taxman, F. S. (2016). Differences by gender in predictors of motivation among substance abuse treatment participants. Substance Use and Misuse, 52, 468-476. LINK

Walton, A., Jeglic, E. L., Blasko, B. L. (2016). The role of the therapeutic alliance for sexual offenders with psychopathy. Sexual Abuse. LINK

Wells, W. (2016). Some considerations when making decisions about prioritizing sexual assault kits for forensic testing. Criminology & Public Policy, 15, 585-592. LINK

Wells, W., Campbell, B. A., Li, Y., & Swindle, S. (2016). The characteristics and results of eyewitness identification procedures conducted during robbery investigations in Houston, TX. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 39, 601-619. LINK

Wixted, J. T., Mickes, L., Dunn, J. C., Clark, S. E., & Wells, W. (2016). Estimating the reliability of eyewitness identifications from police lineups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 304-309. LINK

>Wynne, S. L., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). Eligibility for court appointed counsel in state criminal cases:  An analysis of state indigency statutes. Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice, 5, 60-88. LINK

Wynne, S.L., & Vaughn, M.S. (2016/2017). Eligibility for court-appointed counsel in federal cases: A review of legislation and case law. Albany Law Review, 80, 899-946.

Zhang, H., Zhao, R., Zhao, J. & Ren, L. (2016). Child sexual abuse, psychological distress and delinquency among incarcerated juveniles in China. Crime, Law, & Social Change, 66, 447-464. LINK


Blasko, B. L., Roman, C. R., & Taylor, R. B. (2015). Local gangs and residents’ perceptions of unsupervised teen groups: Implications for the incivilities thesis and neighborhood effects. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43, 20-28. LINK

Blasko, B. L., Friedman, P. D., Rhodes, A. G., & Taxman, F. S. (2015). Success among parolees: The parole officer-client relationship as a mediator of criminal justice outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42(7), 722-740. LINK

Bouffard, J. A., Bouffard, L. A., & Miller, H. A. (2015). Examining the correlates of women's use of sexual coercion: Proposing an explanatory model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. LINK

Brady, P. Q., Randa, R. & Reyns, B. W. (2015). From WWII to the World Wide Web: A research note on social changes, online "places," and a new online activity ratio for routine activity theory. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Advance online publication. LINK

Campbell, B. A., Menaker, T. A., & King, W. R. (2015). The determination of victim credibility by adult and juvenile sexual assault investigators. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(1), 29-39. LINK

Cao, L., & Zhang, Y. (2015). Governance and regional variation of homicide rates: Evidence from cross national data. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance online publication. LINK

Cao, L., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Zhao, R. (2015). Do in-group and out-group forms of trust matter in predicting confidence in order institutions? A study of three culturally distinctive countries. International Sociology, 30(6), 674-693. LINK

Coyne, M., Vaske, J., Wright, J.P., & Boisvert, D. (2015). Sex differences in the stability of self-regulation across childhood. Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology, 1(1), 4-20. LINK

Cuvelier, S. J., Jia, D., & Cheng, J. (2015). Chinese police cadets’ attitudes toward police roles revisited. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 38(2), 250-264. LINK

Fallik, S., & Wells, W. (2015). Testing previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits: What are the investigative results?. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 26(6), 598-619. LINK

Finn, M. A., Muftić, L. R., & Marsh, E. I. (2015). Exploring the overlap between victimization and offending among women in sex work. Victims & Offenders, 10(1), 74-94. LINK

Franklin, T. W., Dittmann, L., & Henry, T. K. S. (2015). Extralegal disparity in the application of intermediate sanctions: An analysis of U.S. District Courts. Crime & Delinquency. Advance online publication. LINK

Franklin, C. A., & Menaker, T. A. (2015). The impact of observer characteristics on blame assessments of prostituted female youth. Feminist Criminology, 10, 140-164. LINK

Harpster, N. T., & Vaughn, M. S. (2015). Felon disenfranchisement laws: A review of current policies, challenges of disenfranchisement laws, and recent trends in legislative and legal change. Criminal Law Bulletin, 52(5), N/A. LINK

Hayes, B. (2015). Indirect abuse involving children during the separation process. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. LINK

Holtfreter, K., Reisig, M. D., & O’Neal, E. N. (2015). Prescription drug misuse in late adulthood: An empirical examination of competing explanations. Journal of Drug Issues, 45, 351-367. LINK

Hoover, L. T., Shim, H., & Jo, Y. (2015). Police transformational leadership and organizational commitment: Mediating role of organizational culture. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 38(4), 754-774. LINK

Jhi, K. Y., & Gerber, J. (2015).  Texan gangs in ‘da hood’: The impact of actual and perceptual neighborhood qualities on gang membership. Justice Policy Journal, 12, 1-25. LINK

King, W., & Wells, W. (2015). Impediments to the effective use of ballistics imaging information in criminal investigations: Lessons from the use of IBIS in a developing nation. Forensic Science Policy & Management, 6(1-2), 47-57. LINK

Lee, H., Vaughn, M.S., & Kim, D.L. (2015). Police code of silence and municipal liability risks: A review of U.S. federal case law. Journal of Police Science, 15, 103-131. (In English; Korean Journal).

Lytle, D. J., & Randa, R. (2015). The effects of police satisfaction on fear of crime in a semi-rural setting. International Criminal Justice Review, 25(4), 301-317. LINK

Lytle, D.J., & Randa, R. (2015). Do cops impact fear? An exploration of the relationship between police satisfaction and fear of crime. International Criminal Justice Review. 25, 301-317.

Maguire, E. R., King, W. R., Wells, W., & Katz, C. (2015). Potential unintended consequences of the movement toward forensic laboratory independence. Police Quarterly, 18(3), 272-292. LINK

Menaker, T. A., & Franklin, C .A. (2015). Gendered violence and victim blame: Subject perceptions of blame and the appropriateness of services for survivors of domestic sex trafficking, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.  Journal of Crime and Justice, 38, 395-413. LINK

Miller, H. A. (2015). Protective strengths, risk, and recidivism in a sample of known sexual offenders. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 27(1), 34-50. LINK

Muftić, L. R., & Smith, M.< (2015). Sex, parental incarceration, and violence perpetration among a sample of young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. LINK

Muftić, L. R., Finn, M. A., & Marsh, E. A. (2015). The victim-offender overlap, intimate partner violence, and sex: Assessing differences among victims, offenders, and victim-offenders. Crime & Delinquency, 61(7), 899-926. LINK

Muftić, L. R., Maljević, A., Mandic, L., & Buljubasic, M. (2015). Factors that influence death penalty support among college students in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Criminal Justice Studies, 28(3), 297-313. LINK

Muftić, L. R., Payne, B., & Maljević, A. (2015). Bosnian and American students’ attitudes toward electronic monitoring: Is it about what we know or where we come from?. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 59(6), 611-630. LINK

Nolasco, C. A. R. I., Spaic, A., & Vaughn, M. S. (2015). Media access to juvenile proceedings: Balancing the tightrope between privacy rights and freedom of the press. International Journal of Law, Crime, and Justice, 43(4), 643-675. LINK

Nolasco, C. A. R. I., del Carmen, R.V., Steinmetz, K.F., Vaughn, M. S., & Spaic A. (2015). Building legal competency: Foundations for a more effective Criminology and Criminal Justice discipline. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 26(3), 233-252. LINK

Oliver, W. M. (2015). Depolicing: Rhetoric or reality?. Criminal Justice Policy Review. Advance online publication. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., Tellis, K., & Spohn, C. (2015). Prosecuting intimate partner sexual assault: Legal and extra-legal factors that influence charging decisions. Violence Against Women, 21, 1237-1258. LINK

O’Neal, E. N., & Kaiser, K. A.(2015).Resistance strategies and sexual assault outcomes: Do measurement decisions influence empirical findings? Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 16, 57-73. LINK

Orrick, E. A. & Piquero, A. R. (2015). Assessing the impact of Mexican nativity on sentence length. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 26, 643-664 LINK

Orrick, E. A. & Morris, R. G. (2015). Do parole technical violators pose a safety threat? An analysis of prison misconduct. Crime & Delinquency, 61, 1027-1050. LINK

Parry, M. M. & O’Neal, E. N. (2015). Help-seeking behavior among same-sex intimate partner violence victims: An intersectional argument. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 16, 51-67. LINK

Randa, R., Nobles, M., & Reyns, B. (2015). Exploring cyber bullying as a stand-alone construct. Societies, 5, 171-186.

Ren L., Zhang, Y., & Zhao, J. (2015). The deterrent effect of the castle doctrine law on burglary in Texas: A tale of outcomes in Houston and Dallas.  Crime & Delinquency, 61, 1127-1151 LINK

Shim, H. S., Jo, Y. & Hoover, L. T. (2015). A test of general strain theory on police officers’ turnover intention.  Asian Journal of Criminology, 10, 43-62. LINK

Shim, H. S., Jo, Y. & Hoover, L. T. (2015). Police record-discretion as misconduct in South Korea. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 43, 569-585. LINK

Smith, J., Boisvert, D., Summer, J., & Sims, B. (2015). Intergenerational patterns of offending: An analysis of families in jails. Journal of Crime and Justice, 38(2), 235-248. LINK

Smith, M., Muftić, L. R., Deljkic, I., & Grubb, J. A. (2015). Perceptions of the sex trade in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A comparative analysis of practitioners and future practitioners. International Criminal Justice Review, 25(2), 174-193. LINK

Tasca, M. (2015). The gatekeepers of contact: Child-caregiver dyads and parental prison visitation. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication. LINK

Vaske, J. C., Newsome, J., Boisvert, D. L., Piquero, A. R., Paradis, A. D., & Buka, S. L. (2015). The impact of low birth weight and maternal age on adulthood offending. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(1), 49-56. LINK

Wells, J., Armstrong, T., Boutwell, B., Boisvert, D., Flores, S., Symonds, M., & Gangitano, D. (2015). Molecular genetic underpinnings of self-control: 5-HTTLPR and self-control in a sample of inmates. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(5), 386-396. LINK

Zhang, Y., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Hoover, L. (2015). Space-time clustering of crime events and neighborhood characteristics in Houston. Criminal Justice Review, 40(3), 340-360. LINK

Zhao, J., & Ren, L. (2015). Exploring the dimensions of public attitudes toward the police. Police Quarterly, 18, 3-26. LINK

Zhao, J., Lai, Y. L., Ren, L., & Lawton, B. (2015). The impact of race/ethnicity and quality-of-life policing on public attitudes toward racially biased policing and traffic stops. Crime & Delinquency, 61, 350-374. LINK

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