Jillian Turanovic received her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. Her research focuses on violent victimization and offending, correctional policy, and the collateral consequences of incarceration. She is a Graduate Research Fellow and W.E.B. DuBois Fellow of the National Institute of Justice, and her recent publications have appeared in Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Justice Quarterly, and Journal of Pediatrics.

Research Interests

Violent Victimization | Crime and Deviance | Incarceration | Life Course

Education

Ph.D. 2015, Arizona State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

M.S. 2011, Arizona State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

B.A. 2009, Grant MacEwan University; Psychology

Grants

“Examining Race and Gender Disparities in Restricted Housing Placements.” W.E.B. DuBois Fellowship Program, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice ($100,000). 2017

“The Heterogeneous Consequences of Adolescent Victimization in Early Adulthood.” First Year Assistant Professor Summer Award, Florida State University ($20,000), 2016.

“Understanding Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Prison Visitation and Recidivism.” National Science Foundation ($168,946), 2015-2017.

“Individual, Institutional, and Community Sources of School Violence: A Meta-Analysis.” National Institute of Justice ($380,122), 2015-2017.

Recent Publications

Turanovic, Jillian J., and Nancy Rodriguez. 2016. “Mental Health Service Needs in the Prison Boom: The Case of Children of Incarcerated Mothers” Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Wright, Kevin A., Jillian J. Turanovic, and Nancy Rodriguez. 2016. “Racial Inequality, Ethnic Inequality, and the System Involvement of At-Risk Youth: Implications for the Racial Invariance and Latino Paradox Theses” Justice Quarterly. In press. .

Pyrooz, David C., Jillian J. Turanovic, Scott H. Decker, and Jun Wu. 2016. “Taking Stock of the Relationship between Gang Membership and Offending: A Meta-Analysis” Criminal Justice and Behavior 43:365-397.

Turanovic, Jillian J., Michael D. Reisig, and Travis C. Pratt. 2015. “Risky Lifestyles, Low Self-Control, and Violent Victimization across Gendered Pathways to Crime” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 31:183-206.

Turanovic, Jillian J., and Travis C. Pratt. 2015. “Longitudinal Effects of Violent Victimization during Adolescence on Adverse Outcomes in Adulthood: A Focus on Prosocial Attachments” Journal of Pediatrics 166: 1062-1069.

Selected Publications

Turanovic, Jillian J., Michael D. Reisig, and Travis C. Pratt. Forthcoming (Early View version available). “Risky Lifestyles, Low Self-Control, and Violent Victimization across Gendered Pathways to Crime.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Travis C. Pratt. 2014. “‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’: Self-Control, Risky Lifestyles, and Repeat Victimization.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 30:29-56.

Pratt, Travis C., Jillian J. Turanovic, Kathleen A. Fox, and Kevin A. Wright. 2014. “Self-Control and Victimization: A Meta-Analysis.” Criminology 52:87-116.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Travis C. Pratt. 2013. “The Consequences of Maladaptive Coping: Integrating General Strain and Self-Control Theories to Specify a Causal Pathway between Victimization and Offending.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 29:321-345.

Turanovic, Jillian J., Nancy Rodriguez, and Travis C. Pratt. 2012. “The Collateral Consequences of Incarceration Revisited: A Qualitative Analysis of the Effects on Caregivers of Children of Incarcerated Parents.” Criminology 50:913-959.