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.

Lastest Research

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Eric A. Stewart, Daniel P. Mears, Patricia Y. Warren, Eric P. Baumer, and Ashley N. Arnio. 2018. Lynchings, Racial Threat, and Whites' Punitive Views towards Blacks. Criminology, 56(3):455-480
Myers, Wesley, Kristin Lloyd, Jillian Turanovic, and Travis C. Pratt. 2018. Revisiting a Criminological Classic: The Cycle of Violence. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 34:266-286
Tomlinson, Tiffaney, Daniel P. Mears, Jillian J. Turanovic, and Eric A. Stewart. 2018. Forcible Rape and Adolescent Friendship Networks. Journal of Interpersonal Violence
Daniel P. Mears and Joshua C. Cochran. 2018. Progressively Tougher Sanctioning and Recidivism: Assessing the Effects of Different Types of Sanctions. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 55(2):194-241
Peter Lehmann, Ted Chiricos and William D. Bales. 2018. Juveniles on trial: Mode of conviction and the adult court sentencing of transferred juveniles. Crime and Delinquency 64:563-586
Christi Metcalfe and Ted Chiricos. 2018. Race, plea and charge reduction: An assessment of racial disparities in the plea process. Justice Quarterly 35:223-253
Gary Kleck. 2018. Response errors in survey estimates of defensive gun use. Gary Kleck
Cochran, Joshua C., Sonja E. Siennick, and Daniel P. Mears. 2018. Social exclusion and parental incarceration impacts on adolescents’ networks and school engagement. Journal of Marriage and Family
Carter Hay, Alex Widdowson, and Brae Campion. 2018. Self-control stability and change among incarcerated juvenile offenders. Journal of Criminal Justice
Rodriguez, Nancy and Jillian Turanovic. 2018. Impact of Incarceration on Families and Communities. Oxford Handbook on Prisons and Imprisonment
Gomes, Silvia. 2017. Access to Law and Justice Perceived by Foreign and Roma Prisoners. Race and Justice
Gomes, Silvia. 2017. Access to Law and Justice Perceived by Foreign and Roma Prisoners. Race and Justice
Brendan Lantz & Ruback, R.B. . 2017. A Networked Boost: Burglary Co-Offending and Repeat Victimization Using a Network Approach. Crime & Delinquency, 63(9): 1066-1090. doi: 10.1177/0011128715597695
Brendan Lantz & 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. doi: 10.1007/s40865-016-0047-0
Gary Kleck, and Dylan Jackson. 2017. Does crime cause punitiveness?. Crime & Delinquency 63(12):1572-1599