Research

Research

FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is home to the nation’s number one criminology faculty in the world. Our team of experts is ranked number one in the nation for research productivity and are among the top 10 for grant acquisition, as demonstrated below. Many of our faculty are industry experts and offer extensive research on topics like gun control, biosocial criminology and social control, to name a few.

The list below contains nearly 1,000 peer-reviewed journal articles published by our faculty, many of which are co-authored with former and current graduate students. To the left is our one-of-a-kind filter box, which allows you to filter articles by topic and leverage our expertise for your personal interests and research endeavors. We hope you enjoy learning about criminology as much as we enjoy expanding the field of research.

Latest Research

Lantz, B., Gladfelter, A., & Ruback, R.B . 2018 (In Press). “Stereotypical Hate Crimes and Criminal Justice Processing: A Multi-Dataset Comparison of Bias Crime Arrest Patterns by Offender and Victim Race.” Justice Quarterly.

George B. Pesta, Thomas G. Blomberg, Javier Ramos, and J.W. Andrew Ranson. 2018. “Translational Criminology: Toward Validated Best Practices.” American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Peter Lehmann, Ted Chiricos and William Bales. 2018. “Juveniles on trial: Mode of conviction and the adult court sentencing of transferred juveniles.” Crime and Delinquency 64:563-586.

Brancale, Julie Mestre, Thomas G. Blomberg, and George B. Pesta. 2018. “Elder Financial Exploitation in the United States.” In Emil W. Plywaczewski and Ewam Guzik Makaruk (Eds.) Current Problems of the Penal Law and Criminology. Eigth Edition. Warsaw, Poland: C.H. Beck.

Hay, Carter, Alex Widdowson, and Brae Campion. 2018. “Self-control stability and change among incarcerated juvenile offenders.” Journal of Criminal Justice.

Blomberg, Thomas G. 2018. “Making a Difference in Criminology: Past, Present and Future.” American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Nadel, Melissa, George B. Pesta, Thomas G. Blomberg, William D. Bales, and Mark Greenwald. 2018. “Civil Citation: Diversion or Net Widening?” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 55:2 (2018): 278- 315.

Turanovic, Jillian J. 2018. “Heterogeneous Effects of Adolescent Violent Victimization on Problematic Outcomes in Early Adulthood.” Criminology.

Jennifer E. Copp, Bruce G. Taylor, & Elizabeth A. Mumford. 2018. “Financial behaviors, couple-level conflict, and adolescent relationship abuse: Longitudinal results from a nationally representative sample.” Journal of Research on Adolescence.

Mears, Daniel P., and Joshua C. Cochran. 2018. “Progressively Tougher Sanctioning and Recidivism: Assessing the Effects of Different Types of Sanctions.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 55(2):194-241.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Melinda Tasca. 2018. “Inmates’ Experiences with Prison Visitation.” Justice Quarterly.

Peggy C. Giordano, and Jennifer E. Copp. 2018. “Girls’ and Women’s Violence: The Question of General versus Uniquely Gendered Causes.” Annual Review of Criminology.

Tomlinson, Tiffaney, Daniel P. Mears, Jillian J. Turanovic, and Eric A. Stewart. 2018. “Forcible Rape and Adolescent Friendship Networks.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Soller, Brian, Jennifer E. Copp, Dana L. Haynie, & Alena Kuhlemeier. 2018. “Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Relationship Dissolution.” Youth & Society.

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