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.

Lastest Research

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Giordano, Peggy C., Jennifer 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
Soller, Brian, Jennifer Copp, Dana L. Haynie, & Alena Kuhlemeier. 2020. Adolescent Dating Violence Victimization and Relationship Dissolution. Youth & Society, 52(2), 187-208
Jennifer Copp, 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
GOMES, Sílvia; GRANJA, Rafaela. 2020. (Dis)Trusted Outsiders: Conducting ethnographic research on prison settings. Etnográfica. [Forthcoming]
Brendan Lantz. 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
GOMES, Sílvia; GRANJA, Rafaela. 2019. Access to Law and Justice Perceived by Foreign and Roma Prisoners. Race and Justice, vol. 9 (3), pp. pp. 359–379. DOI:
Brendan Lantz. 2019. Co-offending and Arrest: An Examination of the ‘Group Hazard’ Hypothesis. Crime & Delinquency, 66(1), 93-122
Giordano, Peggy C., Jennifer E. Copp, Wendy D. Manning, & Monica A. Longmore. 2019. Linking Parental Incarceration and Family Dynamics Associated with Intergenerational Transmission: A Life Course Perspective. Criminology, 57(3), 395-423
Daniel P. Mears, Vivian Hughes, George B. Pesta, William D. Bales, Jennifer M. Brown, Joshua C. Cochran, and John Wooldredge. 2019. The New Solitary Confinement? A Conceptual Framework for Guiding and Assessing Research and Policy on 'Restrictive Housing'. Criminal Justice and Behavior 46(10):1427-1444
GOMES, Sílvia, CARVALHO, Maria João Leote, OLIVEIRA, Raquel, DUARTE, Vera. 2019. Trends and challenges in the Portuguese penitentiary system: from law to practice. Antigone Rivista, 1, pp. 61-102
Gomes, Sílvia; Granja, Rafaela. 2019. Access to Law and Justice Perceived by Foreign and Roma Prisoners. Race and Justice, vol. 9 (3), pp. pp. 359–379. DOI:
Brendan Lantz, Andrew S. Gladfelter, & R. Barry Ruback. 2019. Stereotypical Hate Crimes and Criminal Justice Processing: A Multi-Dataset Comparison of Bias Crime Arrest Patterns by Offender and Victim Race. Justice Quarterly, 36(3): 193-224.
Brendan Lantz & Marin R. Wenger. 2019. 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
Jillian Turanovic. 2019. Victimization and Desistance from Crime. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology 5:86-106
Jillian Turanovic. 2019. Heterogeneous Effects of Adolescent Violent Victimization on Problematic Outcomes in Early Adulthood. Criminology 57:105-135