Jennifer E. Copp received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Bowling Green State University. Her work focuses on crime and other problem behaviors during adolescence and young adulthood, with a particular emphasis on intimate partner violence (IPV). Her recent research explores the role of anger as a mediator of the association between neighborhood disadvantage and IPV. Other work examines the complex interplay of neighborhood disadvantage, normative climates, and economically related conflicts as influences on IPV within the context of young adult relationships.
2015. “Contested Domains, Verbal ‘Amplifiers,’ and Intimate Partner Violence in Young Adulthood” Social Forces, 94(2), 923-951.
2015. “Intimate Partner Violence in Neighborhood Context: The Roles of Structural Disadvantage, Subjective Disorder, and Emotional Distress” Social Science Research, 53, 59-72.
2015. “Stay/Leave Decision-Making in Non-Violent and Violent Dating Relationships” Violence and Victims, 30(4), 581-599.
2015. “Packages’ of Risk: Implications for Determining the Effect of Maternal Incarceration on Child Wellbeing” Criminology and Public Policy, 14(1): 157-168.
2014. “Poor Relationship Quality, Intimate Partner Aggression, and Depressive Symptoms during Emerging Adulthood” Social Science Research, 48: 77-89.