2011. “The Effect of School Dropout on Verbal Ability in Adulthood: A Propensity Score Matching Approach” Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
2011. “Psychiatric Correlates of Behavioral Indicators of School Disengagement in the United States” Journal of Criminal Justice.
2009. “Educational Achievement Among Incarcerated Youth and Post-Release Return to School, Employment and Crime Desistance” The Development of Persistent Criminality.
2008. “The Effect of School Classroom Characteristics on Low Self-Control: A Multilevel Analysis” Journal of Criminal Justice.
2003. “School Social Bonds, School Climate, and School Misbehavior: A Multilevel Analysis” Justice Quarterly.
Forthcoming. “Toward A Bioecological Model Of School Engagement: A Biometric Analysis Examining Genetic and Environmental Factors” Social Work Research.