Steven Zane received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. Additionally, Dr. Zane holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School. His research interests are juvenile transfers, racial disparities in juvenile and criminal justice processing, crime prevention, and criminal law and punishment. Dr. Zane’s published work has appeared in Justice Quarterly, Criminology & Public Policy, Journal of Criminal Justice, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, and British Journal of Criminology.
2021. “Assessing variation in juvenile court processing in urban versus rural courts: Revisiting “justice by geography”.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, online first. doi: 10.1177/15412040211009585.
2021. “Pathways through juvenile justice: a holistic assessment of cumulative disadvantage in the processing of juvenile offenders.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology, online first. doi: 10.1007/s10940-021-09505-w.
2021. “Have racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice reduced over time? An empirical assessment of the DMC mandate.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 19(2), 163–185.
2021. “Richard Cabot, pair-matched random allocation, and the attempt to compare like with like in the social sciences and medicine. Part 1: the context of the social sciences.” Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 114(4).
2020. “How universal is disproportionate minority contact? An examination of racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice processing across four states.” Justice Quarterly, 37(5), 817–841.