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Recent Criminal Justice Faculty and Student Research


Akers, R. L., Sellers, C. S., & Jennings, W.G. (2016). Criminological theories: Introduction, evaluation, and application, 7th edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Agustina, J. R., & Felson, M. (2015). Routine activities, delinquency, and youth convergences. The handbook of criminological theory. Wiley, New York, 137-155.

Adams, W., Herrmann, C. R., & Felson, M. (2015). Crime, transportation and malignant mixes. In Safety and Security in Transit Environments (pp. 181-195). Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Baumer, E. P., & Arnio, A. N. 2015. Macro-level theory: A Critical component of criminological exploration. Pp. 445-474 in Alex R. Piquero (ed.), Wiley Handbook of Criminological Theory. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Blair, J. P., Levine, T. R., & Vasquez, B. E. (2015). Producing deception detection expertise. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 38 (1), 71-85.

Campoy Torrente, P., & Summers, L. (2015). Los precipitadores situacionales del delito: Otra mirada a la interacción persona-ambiente. Revista Criminalidad, 57(3), 41-58.

Chamlin, M. B., & Krajewski, A. E. (2016). Use of force and home safety: An impact assessment of Oklahoma’s stand your ground law. Deviant Behavior, 37(3), 237-245.

Cochran, J. K., Jones, S., Jones, A. M., & Sellers, C. S. (2016). Does criminal propensity moderate the effects of social learning theory variables on intimate partner violence? Deviant Behavior, 1-12.

Cochran, J. K., Maskaly, J., Jones, S., & Sellers, C. S. (2015). Using structural equations to model Akers’ social learning theory with data on intimate partner violence. Crime & Delinquency, 0011128715597694.

Cunningham, S. N., & Vandiver, D. M. (2016). Solo and multi-offenders who commit stranger kidnapping: An assessment of factors that correlate with violent events. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, doi: 0886260516635320.

Demers, S., & Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Simpson’s paradox in Canadian police clearance rates. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 57, 424- 434.

Drawve, G., Walker, J. T., & Felson, M. (2015). Juvenile offenders: An examination of distance-to-crime and crime clusters. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 42(2), 122-133.

Elsass, H. J., Schildkraut, J., & Stafford, M. C. (2015). Studying school shootings: Challenges and considerations for research. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 1-21.

Felson, M., & Boivin, R. (2015). Daily crime flows within a city. Crime Science, 4(1), 1.

Felson, M., & Eckert, M. A. (Eds.). (2016). Crime and everyday life. (5th ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Hauge, M. V., Stevenson, M. D., Rossmo, D. K., & Le Comber, S. C. (2016). Tagging Banksy: Using geographic profiling to investigate a modern art mystery. Journal of Spatial Science, 61(1), 185-190.      

Jamieson, J.D., (6-26-2015). Social Scientists’ Repetition Compulsion. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Johnson, S. D., & Summers, L. (2015). Testing ecological theories of offender spatial decision making using a discrete choice model. Crime and Delinquency, 61(3), 454-480.

LePard, D., Demers, S., Langan, C., & Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Challenges in serial murder investigations involving missing persons. Police Practice and Research, 16, 328-340.

Mijares, T. C., & McCarthy, R. M. (2015). Significant tactical police cases: Learning from past events to improve upon future responses. Charles C Thomas Publisher.

Miró Llinares, F., Medina Sarmiento, J. E., Agustina Sanllehí, J. R., & Summers, L. (Eds.) (2015). Crimen, oportunidad y vida diaria. Madrid: Dykinson.

Morley, R. M., Terranova, V. A., Cunningham, S. N., & Kraft, G. (2016). Self-compassion and predictors of criminality. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 1-15.

Newton, A., & Felson, M. (2015). Editorial: crime patterns in time and space: The dynamics of crime opportunities in urban areas. Crime Science, 4(1), 1.

Pollock, J. 2016. Criminal law (11th  ed). Cincinnati, OH: Anderson.

Pollock, J. 2016. Ethical dilemmas and decisions in criminal justice. Belmont, CA: Cengage.

Pollock, J. & Cunningham, S., Women’s rights: 25 years of progress? Women & Criminal Justice 25,1-2: 33-49.

Pollock, J., Glassner, S. & Krajewski, A., Examining the conservative shift from harsh justice, Laws: An International Journal 2015, 4(1), 107-124; doi:10.3390/laws4010107

Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Rounding up twice the usual number of suspects. In M. Maltz & S. K. Rice (Eds.), Envisioning criminology: Researchers on research as a process of discovery (pp. 253-260). New York: Springer.

Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Science and advocacy: Mixing oil and water. The Criminologist, 40(6), 7-8.

Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Short and sweet: A call for concise journal articles. The Criminologist, 40(2) 8-10.

Rossmo, D. K., & Summers, L. (2015). El perfil geográfico en la investigación criminal. International E-journal of Criminal Sciences, 9, art. 3. 1

Rossmo, D. K., & Summers, L. (2015). Routine activity theory in crime investigation. In M. A. Andresen & G. Farrell (Eds.), The criminal act: The role and influence of routine activity theory (pp. 19-32). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2017). Mass shootings and the media: Why all events are not created equal. Journal of Crime & Justice. doi: 10.1080/0735648X.2017.1284689

Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2016). The influence of media on public attitudes, in Laura Wilson’s (Ed.) The Wiley handbook of the psychology of mass shootings. Oxford, UK: Wiley.

Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2016). Mass shootings: Media, myths, and realities. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Schildkraut, J., & Elsass, H. J. (2016). Preventing mass shootings: Using theory to drive evidence-based practice, in Gregg Lee Carter’s (Ed.) Gun control in the United States.

Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J., & Muschert, G.W. (2016). Satirizing mass murder: What many think yet few will say, in Lisa Eargle’s (ed.) Gun violence in American life. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Schildkraut, J., Elsass, H. J., & Stafford, M. C. (2015). Could it happen here? Moral panic, school shootings, and fear of crime among college students. Crime, Law and Social Change, 63 (1-2), 91-110.

Stafford, M. C., & Mears, D. P. (2015). Causation, theory, and policy in the social sciences. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. DOI: 10.1002/97811189007722

Stone, W. E., Predicting enrollment of new criminal justice doctoral programs American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(10), 1208-1215 DOI: 10.12691/education-3-10-1.

Summers, L. (2016). Alternatives for preventing retail theft. (Ask the expert.) Loss Prevention Magazine, 15(3), 56-58.

Summers, L. (2015). De Sevilla a Austin, TX, pasando por Londres. [Sección de Criminólogos por el Mundo.] Criminología Hoy, 2.

Summers, L., & Rossmo, D. K. (2015). Aplicaciones prácticas de la teoría de las actividades rutinarias a la investigación criminal. In F. Miró Llinares & J. R. Agustina Sanllehi (Eds.), Crimen, sociedad, vida: Un homenaje a Marcus Felson (pp. 173-188). Madrid: Dykinson.

Terranova, V.A., & Bowman, S. (2015). The forgotten population: Elderly and community corrections. Journal of Community Corrections. 24(3): 5-12.

Terranova, V. & Pollock, J. DWI Enforcement after Missouri v. McNeely. Criminal Law Bulletin, 52, 1.

Vaughn, T., Pollock, J. & Vandiver, D. 2015. Sex differences in arrests for juvenile assault. Violence and Gender, 2, 1: 24-34. (March 2015):

Williams, H. (2015). Taser technology and sudden death. El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing, LLC.

Withrow, B. & Williams, H. (2015). Proposing a benchmark based on vehicle collision data in racial profiling research. Criminal Justice Review, 40(4), 449-469. doi:10.1177/0734016815591819.