Recent Faculty Publications
Alarid, Leanne F. and Rangel, Luis M. (2018). Completion and recidivism rates of high-risk youth on probation: Do home visits make a difference? The Prison Journal, 98 (2), 143-162.
Alarid, Leanne F. and Rubin, Maureen (2018). Misdemeanor arrestees with mental health needs: Diversion and outpatient services as a recidivism reduction strategy. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62 (3), 575-590. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X16652892
Byungbac, Kim, Cano, Mario V., Kim, KiDeuk, and Spohn, Cassia C. (Forthcoming). The impact of U.S. v. Booker and Gall/Kimbrough v. U.S. on sentencing severity: Assessing social context and judicial decision making. Crime and Delinquency
Castro, Erin D., Nobles, Matt R. and Zavala, Egbert. (Forthcoming). Assessing intimate partner violence in a control balance framework. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Curry, Theodore R. (2018) Control Balance Theory. In Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. Ed. Beth M. Huebner. New York: Oxford University Press.
Curry, Theodore R., Morales, M. Cristina, Zavala, Egbert, Hernandez, Jorge. L. (2018) Why is Family Violence Lower Among Mexican Immigrants? The Protective Features of Mexican Culture. To appear in Journal of Family Violence. First Online January 10, 2018
Shjarback, John A., & Young, Jacob T. N. (Forthcoming). The tough on crime competition: A network approach to understanding the mechanisms leading to federal crime control legislation in America from 1973-2014. American Journal of Criminal Justice. doi:10.1007/s12103-017-9395-5
Alarid, Leanne F. (2017). Community-Based Corrections, 11th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.
Dickinson, Timothy E., and Wright, Richard (2017). The funny side of drug dealing: Risk, humor, and narrative identity. Criminology, 55: 691-720.
Dickinson, Timothy E., (2017). Non-violent threats, promises, and deterrense among drug dealers. The International Journal of Drug Policy, 42: 7-14.
Kurtz, Don L. & Zavala, Egbert. (2017). The importance of social support and coercion to risk of impulsivity and juvenile offending. Crime & Delinquency, 63 (14), 1838-1860.
Ray, Bradley, Quinet, Kenna, Dickinson, Timothy E., and Ballew, Alfarena. (2017). Disentangling fatal overdoses in Marion County, Indiana. Journal of Urban Health, January, 1-10.
Shjarback, John A. , Pyrooz, David C., Wolfe, Scott E., & Decker, Scott H. (2017). De-policing and crime in the wake of Ferguson: Racialized changes in the quantity and quality of policing among Missouri police departments. Journal of Criminal Justice, 50 (1), 42-52.
Shjarback, John A., Decker, Scott H., Wolfe, Scott. E., & Pyrooz, David. C. (2017). Did the Ferguson shooting make police less proactive? The Washington Post. September 18.
Shjarback, John A., Decker, Scott H., Wolfe, Scott E., & Pyrooz, David C. (2017). De-policing, crime, and the “Ferguson effect” in Missouri. St. Louis Post Dispatch, October 3.
Shjarback, John, Decker, Scott H., Rojek, Jeff, & Brunson, Rod. (2017). Minority representation in policing and racial profiling: A test of representative bureaucracy versus community context. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 40, 748-767.
Smith, Michael, R., Rojek, Jeff, Petrocelli, Matthew & Withrow. Brian (2017). Measuring disparities in police activities: A state of the art review. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 40, 166-183.
Wright, Richard, Tekin, Erdal, Topalli, Volkan, McClellan, Chandler, Dickinson, Timothy & Rosenfeld, Richard. (2017). Less cash, less crime: Evidence from the electronic benefit transfer program. Journal of Law and Economics, 60, 361-383.
Zavala, Egbert (2017). A multi-theoretical framework to explain same-sex intimate partner violence perpetration and victimization: A test of social learning, strain, and self-control. Journal of Crime and Justice, 40 (4), 478-496.
Zavala, Egbert, and Curry, Theodore R. (2017). The Role of Religious Coping on Problematic Alcohol Consumption by Police Officers. Police Practice & Research, 19(1), 31-45.
Zavala, Egbert & Kurtz, Don L. (2017). Using Gottfredson and Hirschi’s general theory of crime to explain problematic alcohol consumption by police officers. A test of self-control as self-regulation. Journal of Drug Issues, 47 (3), 505-522.
Alarid, Leanne F. and Reichel, Philip L. (2016). Corrections, 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. ISBN# 9780133587609.
Alarid, Leanne F. (2016). How to secure your first academic job out of graduate school. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27 (2), 160-174.
Hahl, Jeannie M., Alarid, Leanne F. Harris, Richard and Firestone, Juanita. (2016). Comparing criminal outcomes for children of incarcerated fathers and mothers: Dallaire revisited. Corrections Policy, Practice, and Research, 1 (3), 177-195.
Nix, Justin, Smith, Michael R., Petrocelli, Matthew, Rojek, Jeff, and Manjarrez, Victor M. (2016). The use of social media by alleged members of Mexican cartels and affiliated drug trafficking organizations. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 13, 395-418. DOI: 10.1515/jhsem-2015-0084.
Pyrooz, David C., Decker, Scott H., Wolfe, Scott E., and Shjarback, John A. (2016). Was there a Ferguson effect on crime rates in large U.S. cities? Journal of Criminal Justice, 46 (1), 1-8.
Wolfe, Scott E., Nix, Justin Kaminski, Robert J. and Rojek, Jeff (2016). Is the effect of procedural justice on police legitimacy invariant? Testing the generality of procedural justice and competing explanations of legitimacy. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32, 253-282.
Zavala, Egbert and Kurtz, Don L. (2016). Applying differential coercion and social support theory to police officers’ misconduct. Deviant Behavior, 37 (8), 877-892.