Students Gain Research Skills through Collaboration with Faculty
Ph.D, Master’s, and even undergraduate students conduct research with faculty that leads to publications. Many of these papers are published in top criminology journals, making our graduates very attractive as professors and researchers at institutions across the country.
Here’s a collection of publications that feature faculty collaborations with our current students and alumni:
* Students, both current and alumni, are highlighted in bold.
Bales, Mann, Blomberg, McManus, and Dhungana. 2010. “Electronic Monitoring in Florida.” The Journal of Offender Monitoring.
Bales, Van Slyke, and Blomberg. 2006. “Substance Abuse Treatment in Prison and Community Re-Entry: Breaking the Cycle of Drugs, Crime, Incarceration, and Recidivism.” Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy.
Barnes, Beaver, and Boutwell. 2011. ”Examining the Genetic Underpinnings to Moffitt’s Developmental Taxonomy: A Behavioral Genetic Analysis.“ Criminology.
Barnes, Lavin, Mancini, Boutwell, Beaver, and Diamond. 2012. “Marriage and Involvement in Crime: A Consideration of Reciprocal Effects in a Nationally Representative Sample.&rdqup; Justice Quarterly.
Beaver, Gibson, Turner, DeLisi, Vaughn, and Holand. 2009. “The stability of delinquent peer associations: A biosocial test of Warr’s Sticky Friends Hypothesis.” Crime and Delinquency.
Beaver, Barnes, Boutwell, and Cooper. 2009. “The Biosocial Foundations to Antisocial Behavior.” In Ozan Sahin and Joseph Maier (eds.), Delinquency: Causes, Reduction, and Prevention. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Beaver, DeLisi, Vaughn, and Barnes. 2009. “MAOA Genotype is Associated with Gang Membership and Weapon Use.” Comprehensive Psychiatry.
Beaver, Gibson, Turner, DeLisi, Vaughn, and Holand. 2008. “The Stability of Delinquent Peer Associations: A Biosocial Test of Warr’s Sticky Friends Hypothesis.” Crime and Delinquency.
Beaver, DeLisi, Vaughn, Wright, and Boutwell. 2008. “The Relationship between Self-Control and Language: Evidence of a Shared Etiological Pathway.” Criminology.
Beaver, Ratchford, and Ferguson. 2009. “Evidence of Genetic and Environmental Effects on the Development of Low Self-Control.” Criminal Justice and Behavior.
Beaver, Sak, Vaske, and Nilsson. 2009. “Genetic Risk, Parent-Child Relations, and Antisocial Phenotypes in a Sample of African-American Males.” Psychiatry Research.
Beaver, Sak, and Nilsson. 2008. “Genetic Risk, Family Risk, and Antisocial Phenotypes in a Sample of African-American Males.” Under review at Journal of Research in Personality.
Beaver, DeLisi, Vaughn, Wright, and Boutwell. 2008. “The Relationship between Self-Control and Language: Evidence of a Shared Etiological Pathway.” Revise and resubmit at Criminology.
Blomberg, Bales, Mann, A. Piquero, and Berk. 2011. “Incarceration, Education and Transition from Delinquency.” Journal of Criminal Justice.
Blomberg, Bales, and Waid. 2009. “Educational Achievement among Incarcerated Youth and Post-Release Return to School, Employment and Crime Desistance,” in The Development of Persistent Criminality, edited by Joanne Savage.
Blomberg, Bales, and Waid. 2007. “Crime, Penology, and Public Safety: From Rehabilitation to Risk Management” in International Penology, edited by Giora Shoham.
Bontrager, Bales, and Chiricos. 2005. “Race, Ethnicity, Threat, and the Labeling of Convicted Felons.” Criminology.
Boutwell and Beaver. 2010. “The Intergenerational Transmission of Low Self-Control.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Boutwell, and Beaver. 2009. “The Intergenerational Transmission of Low Self-Control.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Boutwell, and Beaver. 2008. “A Biosocial Explanation of Delinquency Abstention.” Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health.
Caravelis Hughes, Chiricos, and Bales. 2011. “Static and Dynamic Indicators of Minority Threat in Sentencing Outcomes: A Multi-Level Analysis.&rdquio; Journal of Quantitative Criminology.
Caravelis Hughes, Chiricos, and Bales. 2012. “Race, Ethnicity, Threat and the Designation of Career Offenders.” Justice Quarterly.
Chiricos, Barrick, Bales, and Bontrager. 2007. “The Labeling of Convicted Felons and Its Consequences for Recidivism.” Criminology.
Crow, and Bales. 2006. “Sentencing Guidelines and Focal Concerns: The Effect of Sentencing Policy as a Practical Constraint on Sentencing Decisions,” American Journal of Criminal Justice.
Crow, and Gertz. 2009. “Sentencing Policy and Disparity: Guidelines and the Influence of Legal and Democratic Cultures.” Journal of Criminal Justice.
Crow, and Gertz. 2009. “Legal and Democratic Subcultures: Understanding How the Law and Political Forces Shape Criminal Sentencing,” in G.L. Mays and K.L. Manning (Eds.), Courts and Justice: A Reader 3rd Edition.
Doerner, and Hunter. 2006 “Post-FTO Performance Evaluations of Rookie Police Officers.” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice.
Doerner, and Lab. 2008. Victimology (5th Edition). Cincinnati, OH: NexisLexis/Anderson Publishing Company.
Doerner, and Lightfoot. 2009. “Anatomy of a Ph.D. Program.” ACJS Today.
Hay, Carter and Walter Forrest. 2006. “The Development of Self-Control: Examining Self-Control Theory’s Stability Thesis.” Criminology.
Forrest and Hay. 2011. “Does Self-Control Mediate the Effects of Life-Course Transitions on Desistance from Crime?” Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Hay, and Forrest. 2009. “The Implications of Family Poverty for a Pattern of Persistent Offending,” in The Development of Persistent Criminality, edited by Joanne Savage.
Hay, and Forrest. 2008. “Self-Control and the Concept of Opportunity: The Case for a More Systematic Union.” Criminology.
Hay, Meldrum, and Ciaravolo. Forthcoming. “Stability and Change in Risk-Seeking: Investigating the Effects of an Intervention Program.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.
Hogan, Chiricos, and Gertz. 2005 “Economic Insecurity, Blame, and Punitive Attitudes” Justice Quarterly
Holtfreter, Van Slyke, and Blomberg. 2006 “Sociolegal Change in Consumer Fraud: From Victim-Offender Interactions to Global Networks.” Crime, Law and Social Change.
Jackson and Hay. 2012. “The Conditional Impact of Official Labeling on Subsequent Delinquency: Considering the Attenuating Role of Family Attachment.” Journal of Research in Crime, and Delinquency.
Johnson, Stewart, Pickett, and Gertz. “Ethnic Threat and Social Control.” Criminology.
Kleck and Barnes. 2010. “Article Productivity Among the Faculty of Criminology and Criminal Justice Doctoral Programs, 2005-2009.” Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
Kleck and Barnes. 2012. “Deterrence and macro-level perceptions of punishment risks: Is there a ‘collective wisdom?’” Crime and Delinquency.
Kleck and Barnes. 2012. “Do More Police Generate More Crime?&rdquol; Crime and Delinquency.
Kleck, Kovandzic, Saber, and Hauser. 2011. “The Effect of Perceived Risk and Victimization on Plans to Purchase a Gun for Self-Protection.” Journal of Criminal Justice.
Kleck, Tark, and Bellows. 2006 “What methods are most frequently used in research in criminology and criminal justice?” Journal of Criminal Justice.
Kleck, Wang, and Tark. 2007. “Article Productivity among the Faculty of Criminology and Criminal Justice Doctoral Programs, 2000-2005.” Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
Lightfoot and Doerner. 2009. “Student Success and Failure in a Graduate Criminology/Criminal Justice Program.” American Journal of Criminal Justice.
Lucken and Bales. 2008 “Florida’s Sexually Violent Predator Program: An Examination of Risk and Civil Commitment Eligibility.” Crime and Delinquency.
Mears, Cochran, Siennick, and Bales. 2012. “Prison Visitation and Recidivism.” Justice Quarterly.
Mears, Mancini, Beaver, and Gertz. 2012. “Housing for the ‘Worst of the Worst’ Inmates: Public Support for Supermax Prisons.” Crime and Delinquency.
Mears and Mestre. 2012. “Prisoner Reentry, Employment, Signaling, and the Better Identification of Desisters: Introduction to the Special Issue.” Criminology and Public Policy.
Mears, Pickett, Golden, Chiricos, and Gertz. 2012. “The Effect of Interracial Contact on Whites’ Perceptions of Victimization Risk and Black Criminality.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Mears, Pickett, Lavin, Chiricos, and Gertz. 2011. “The Effect of Interracial Contact on White’s Perceptions of Victimization Risk and Black Criminality.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Mears, Wang, Hay, and Bales. 2008. “Social ecology and recidivism: Implications for prisoner reentry.” Criminology.
Mears, Hay, Gertz and Mancini. 2007. “Public Opinion and the Foundation of the Juvenile Court.” Criminology
Mears, Mancini, Beaver, and Gertz. 2011. “Housing for the ‘Worst of the Worst’ Inmates: Public Support for Supermax Prisons.” Crime and Delinquency.
Mears, Mancini, and Stewart. 2009. “Whites’ Concern about Crime: The Effects of Interracial Contact.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Mears, Wang, Hay and Bales. 2008. “Social Ecology and Recidivism: Implications for Prisoner Reentry.” Criminology
Pickett and Chiricos. 2012. “Controlling Other People’s Children: Racialized Views of Delinquency and Whites’ Punitive Attitudes toward Offenders.” Criminology.
Pickett, Chiricos, Golden, and Gertz. 2012. “Reconsidering the Relationship between Perceived Neighborhood Racial Composition and Whites’ Perceptions of Victimization Risk: Does Racial Typification of Crime Matter?” Criminology.
Reisig, Bales, Hay, and Wang. 2009. “Racial Inequality and Reconviction among African-American Male Offenders.” Justice Quarterly.
Reisig, Bratton, and Gertz. 2007 “The Construct Validity and Refinement of Process-Based Policing Measures,” Criminal Justice and Behavior.
Van Slyke and Bales. 2012. “A Contemporary Study of the Decision to Incarcerate White-Collar and Street Property Offenders.&rdqup; Punishment and Society.
Van Slyke, Bales, and Waldo. 2007. “Hit ‘Em Where It Hurts: Monetary and Nontraditional Punitive Sanctions” in International Penology, edited by Giora Shoham.
Vaske, Newsome, Boutwell, Makarios, Beaver, and Wright. 2009. “Interaction of 5HTTLPR and marijuana use on property offending.” Biodemography and Social Biology.
Wang and Mears. 2010. “Examining the Direct and Interactive Effects of Changes in Racial and Ethnic Threat on Sentencing Decisions.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Wang, Mears, and Bales. 2010. “Race-Specific Employment Contexts and Recidivism.” Criminology.
Wang, Mears, Spohn, and Dario. 2012. “Assessing the Differential Effects of Race and Ethnicity on Sentencing Outcomes under Different Sentencing Systems.” Crime and Delinquency.
Welch, Bratton, and Gertz. 2006. “Racial Profiling: The Link Between Equality of Treatment and Satisfaction with Police Protection.” Law Enforcement Executive Forum.