Brian J. Stults

Associate Professor
Brian J. Stults

Stults’ research focuses largely on discrimination in the application of social control. His recent work, published in Criminology and the American Journal of Sociology, addressed racial differences in arrest rates and variation in police force size as a result of perceived threat, fear, and prejudice.

Research Interests

Stults' research focuses on racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system, neighborhoods and crime, and residential segregation.

Education

Ph.D. 2003, University at Albany, State University of New York; Sociology

B.A. 1994, Western Michigan University; Sociology

Recent Publications

Tomlinson, Tiffaney A., Daniel P. Mears, Brian J. Stults, Ryan C. Meldrum, Jillian J. Turanovic, and Jacob T. N. Young. 2022. "The Legacy of Troubled Childhoods: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Sleep, and Delinquency." Crime & Delinquency, advance online publication.

Stults, Brian J., and Myunghee You. 2022. "Self-control, Cyberbullying, and the Moderating Effect of Opportunity." Deviant Behavior, 42:1267-1284.

Stults, Brian J., Jorge Luis Hernandez, and Carter Hay. 2021. "Low Self-Control, Peer Delinquency, and Crime: Considering Gendered Pathways." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 58:666-709.

Stults, Brian J., and Nic Swagar. 2021. "The Role of Neighborhood Context in the Relationship between Parenting Effectiveness and Self-control." Crime & Delinquency, 67:1459–1490.

Selected Publications

Stults, Brian J., Jorge Luis Hernandez, and Carter Hay. 2021. "Low Self-Control, Peer Delinquency, and Crime: Considering Gendered Pathways." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 58:666-709.

Stults, Brian J., and Nic Swagar. 2021. "The Role of Neighborhood Context in the Relationship between Parenting Effectiveness and Self-control." Crime & Delinquency, 67:1459–1490.

Stults, Brian. J., & Hasbrouck, Matthew. 2015. The Effect of Commuting on City-Level Crime Rates. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 31, 331-350.

Stults, Brian. J., & Baumer, Eric. P. 2007. Racial Threat and Police Force Size: Evaluating the Empirical Validity of the Minority Threat Perspective. American Journal of Sociology, 113, 507-546.

Contact

Phone
Email
bstults@fsu.edu
Office
302A Criminology & Criminal Justice Building
Office Hours

Tuesday: 12 PM - 2 PM 
Thursday: 12 AM - 2 PM

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