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

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

Hay, Carter, Alex Widdowson, Meg Bates, Michael T. Baglivio, Katherine Jackowski, and Mark Greenwald. 2017. “Predicting Recidivism among Released Juvenile Offenders in Florida: An Evaluation of the Residential Positive Achievement Change Tool.” Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice.

Stephanie Bontrager Ryon, Ted Chiricos, Sonja Siennick, Kelle Barrick, William Bales. 2017. “Sentencing in Light of Collateral Consequences.” Journal of Criminal Justice. Forthcoming.

Hay, Carter, Ryan C. Meldrum, Alex O. Widdowson, and Alex R. Piquero. 2017. “Early Aggression and Later Delinquency: Considering the Redirecting Role of Good Parenting.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Peter Lehman, Ted Chiricos, William Bales. 2017. “Juveniles on Trial: Mode of Conviction and the Adult Court Sentencing of Transferred Juveniles.” Crime and Delinquency. Forthcoming. Online June, 2017. DOI: 10. 1177/001128717714203.

Christi Metcalf, Ted Chiricos. 2017. “Race, Plea and Charge Reduction: An Assessment of Racial Disparities in the Plea Process.” Justice Quarterly. Forthcoming. Online March, 2017. DOI: 10. 1080/07418825.2017.1304564.

Gary Kleck. 2017. “The effect of large-capacity magazines on the casualty count of mass shootings” Justice Research and Policy.

Peter Lehman, Ted Chiricos and William Bales. 2017. “Sentencing Transferred Juveniles in the Adult Criminal Court: The Direct and Interactive Effects of Race and Ethnicity.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, DOI: 10.1177/1541204016678048.

Lantz, B. & Ruback, R.B. 2017. “A Networked Boost: Burglary Co-Offending and Repeat Victimization Using a Network Approach” Crime & Delinquency, 63(9): 1066-1090.

Lantz, B. & Ruback, R.B. 2017. “The Relationship Between Co-Offending, Age, and Experience Using a Sample of Adult Burglary Offenders” Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 3(1): 76-97.

Gladfelter, A.S., Lantz, B., & Ruback, R.B. 2017. “The Complexity of Hate: Variations across Contexts and Types of Bias” Justice Quarterly, 34(1): 55-83.

Ruback, R.B., Gladfelter, A.S., & Lantz, B. 2017. “Hate Crime Victimization Data in Pennsylvania: A Useful Complement to the UCR” Violence & Victims. (In press).

Hay, Carter, Samantha Ladwig, and Brae Campion. 2017. “Tracing the Rise of Evidence-Based Juvenile Justice in Florida.” Victims & Offenders.

Woodard, Tracey, & Jennifer E. Copp. 2016. “Maternal Incarceration and Children’s Delinquent Involvement: The Role of Sibling Relationships” Children and Youth Services Review, 70, 340-348.

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.

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