2008. “A Biosocial Explanation of Delinquency Abstention” Criminal Behavior and Mental Health.
2007. “Compounded Risk: The Implications for Delinquency of Coming from a Poor Family that Lives in a Poor Community” Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
2007. “The Effect of Neighborhood Context on the College Aspirations of African American Adolescents” American Educational Research Journal.
2006. ““I Ain’t Gonna Let no one Disrespect Me”: Does the Code of the Street Reduce or Increase Violent Victimization Among African American Adolescents?” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
2006. “Racial Composition of Neighborhood & Fear of Crime” Criminology.
2006. “Young African American Women, the Street Code, and Violence: An Exploratory Analysis” Journal of Crime and Justice.
2003. “Interpreting Community Effects on Youth Educational Attainment” Youth and Society.
2001. “Perceived Racial and Ethnic Composition of Neighborhood and Perceived Risk of Crime” Social Problems.
2000. “The Changing Neighborhood Contexts of the Immigrant Metropolis” Social Forces.