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

Siennick, Sonja E., and Alex O. Widdowson. 2020. “Juvenile arrest and later economic attainment: Strength and mechanisms of the relationship.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Gomes, Sílvia. 2020. “Pathways to Prison: Bordering Social Inequalities through Prison and State.” International Journal of Migration and Border Studies.[Forthcoming].

Siennick, Sonja E., Alex O. Widdowson, and Mark E. Feinberg. 2020. “Youth with co-occurring delinquency and depressive symptoms: Do they have better or worse delinquent outcomes?” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 49(6): 1260-1276.

Gomes, Sílvia; GRANJA, Rafaela. 2020. “(Dis)Trusted Outsiders: Conducting ethnographic research on prison settings.” Etnográfica. [Forthcoming].

Widdowson, Alex O., Carter Hay, and Sonja E. Siennick. 2020. “Romantic partners and young adult offending: Considering the role of partner’s socioeconomic characteristics.” Criminology.

Siennick, Sonja E., and Mayra Picon. 2020. “Adolescent internalizing symptoms and the “tightknittedness” of friendship groups.” Journal of Research on Adolescence 30(S2): 391-402.

Lantz, Brendan & Marin R. Wenger. 2020. “Guns, Groups, and the Southern Culture of Honor: Considering the Role of Co-offenders in Southern Firearm Violence.” Psychology of Violence.

Lantz, Brendan. 2020. “Co-offending Group Composition and Violence: The Impact of Sex, Age, and Group Size on Co-offending Violence.” Crime & Delinquency, 66(1), 93-122.

Copp, Jennifer E., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, & Wendy D. Manning. 2020. “Desistance from Crime during the Transition to Adulthood: The Influence of Parents, Peers, and Shifts in Identity.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 57(3), 294-332.

Lantz, Brendan & Marin R. Wenger. 2020. “The Co-offender as Counterfactual: A Quasi-Experimental Within-Partnership Approach to the Examination of the Relationship between Race and Arrest.” Journal of Experimental Criminology, 16(2), 183-206.

Myers, Wesley & Brendan Lantz. 2020. “Racist Hate Crime Victim Reporting in the United States and the United Kingdom: A Cross-National Comparison.” British Journal of Criminology.

Soller, Brian, Jennifer E. Copp, Dana L. Haynie, & Alena Kuhlemeier. 2020. “Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Relationship Dissolution.” Youth & Society, 52(2), 187-208.

Piatkowska, Sylwia J. & Brendan Lantz. 2020. “Temporal Clustering of Hate Crimes in the Aftermath of the Brexit Vote and the Manchester Arena Attack: A Comparison of Scotland and England and Wales.” British Journal of Criminology.

Giordano, Peggy C., Jennifer E. Copp, Wendy D. Manning, & Monica A. Longmore. 2020. “When Worlds Collide: Linking Involvement with Friends and Intimate Partner Violence in Young Adulthood.” Social Forces, 98(3), 1196-1222.

Malcom, Zachary T. & Brendan Lantz. 2020. “Hate Crime Victimization and Weapon Use.” Criminal Justice and Behavior.

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