Publications

The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology faculty produce many different publications (i.e. books, journal articles, conference presentations, etc.) throughout the year. See below for publications from our faculty.

2016 Publications

Books

  • Arrigo, B. A. (Ed.). (2016). Critical Criminology as academic activism: on praxis and pedagogy, resistance and revolution, Special Issue of Critical Criminology: An International Journal, New York, NY: Springer (24[4]:469-479). This Special Issue included 6 peer-reviewed articles, 1 commentary (from the former ASC President, Joanne Belknap), 2 book reviews, and an introductory essay.) For more on the Issue, see, http://springer.com/journal/10612/24/4  (IF = 0.651).
  • Arrigo, B. A. & Davidson, L. (Ed.) (in press). What’s “good” about public sector mental health?: social justice policy responses and reforms, Special Issue of Behavioral Sciences and the Law, New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons. This Special Issue consisted of 6 peer-reviewed articles, an Introductory essay, and a commentary. See email acceptance document from John Petrila, co-editor of BS&L. See, “BS&L Special Issue” file folder within “Publications” folder for content details. (IF = 1.055).

Journal Articles

  • Arrigo, B.A. & Bersot, H.Y. (2016). Revolutionizing academic activism: Transpraxis, critical pedagogy, and just for a people yet to be. Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 24(4): 549-564. (IF = 0.651).
  • Bouffard, J.A., Niebuhr, N., & Exum, M.L. (2016). Examining specific deterrence effects on DWI among serious offenders. Crime & Delinquency, DOI: 10.1177/0011128716675359.
  • Cochran, J.K., Brown, W., Camacho, J., Jennings, W.G., Smith, M.D., Bjerregaard, B., & Fogel, S.J. (In Press). Overkill? An examination of comparatively excessive death sentences in North Carolina, 1990-2010. Justice Quarterly, DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2016.1162322.
  • Daquil, J., Daigle, L., &  Listwan, S. J. (2016). Vicarious victimization in prison: Examining the effects of witnessing victimization while incarcerated on offender re-entry. Criminal Justice & Behavior.
  • DeWitt, S.E., Bushway, S.D., Siwach, G., & Kurlychek, M. (forthcoming). Redeemed compared to whom? Comparing the distributional properties of arrest risk across convicted and general populations. Criminology & Public Policy.
  • Doliver, D.S. & Kuhns, J.B. (2016). The presence of new psychoactive substances in a TOR network marketplace environment. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. (IF- 1.775)
  • Exum, M.L. & Layana, M.C. (2016). A test of the predictive validity of hypothetical intentions to offend. Journal of Crime and Justice, DOI: 10.1080/0735648X.2016.1244486.
  • Hoffman, C., Phillips, M.D., Daigle, L. & Turner, M.G. Adult consequences of bully victimizations: Are children or adolescents more vulnerable to the victimization experience. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.
  • Jennings, W.G., Cochran, J.K., Meade, C.N., Smith, M.D., Fogel, S.J., & Bjerregaard, B. (In Press). The impact of rape/sexual assault statutory aggravating factor on death row decision-making in capital murder trials in North Carolina (1977-2009): A propensity score matching approach. Women & Criminal Justice, DOI: 10.1080/08974454.2016.1224214.
  • Kuhns, J.B., Miller, R., Blevins, K.R., & Cambereri, J. (2017). Drug use and abuse as primary motivators for involvement in burglary: A comparison of self-reported differences among a random sample of male and female burglars. Journal of Drug Issues. (IF- 1.00)
  • Miller, M.J., Stogner, J. & Miller, B.L. (In Press). Exploring synthetic heroin: Accounts of acetyl fentanyl use from a sample of dually-diagnosed drug offenders. Drug and Alcohol Review. (Impact Factor-2.069) [A48].
  • Miller, B. L., Stogner, J., Miller, M.J., & Fernandez, I. (In Press). The arrest and novel psychoactive drug (NPD) relationship: Observations from a young adult population. Journal of Drug Issues. (Impact Factor-0.640) [A47].
  • Ruggiano, N., Lukic, A., Blowers, A & Jill Doerner. (2016) Health self-management among older prisoners: Current understandings and directions for policy, practice, and research. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  59(7-8): 627-641.
  • Sanders, A., Kuhns, J.B., & Blevins, K.R. (2016). Exploring and understanding differences between deliberate and impulsive male and female burglars. Crime and Delinquency. (IF- 1.750)
  • Sellers, B.G. & Arrigo, B. A. (2016). Economic nomads: A theoretical deconstruction of the immigration debacle. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Criminology, 8(1): 37-56.
  • Stogner, J., Martinez, J., Miller, B.L., & Sher, K.J. (In Press). How strong is the “fake ID effect?” An examination using propensity score matching in two samples. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (Impact Factor-3.311) [A49].
  • Valasik, M.A., Reid, S., & Phillips, M. D. (2017). “From blue bandanas to black flags: Can street gangs inform our comprehension of the Islamic state? International Handbook on Aggression: Current Issues and Perspectives. (Ireland, J.L., Ireland, C.A., and Birch, P., eds.). Routledge: New York, NY.

Book Chapters

  • Blowers, A. (forthcoming). “Aging and elderly incarcerated offenders, physical disability”. In R. D. Morgan (ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Listwan, S., Barber, L. & Koetzle, D. Incarcerating the homeless: Risk factors and promising strategies for re-entry. In K.D. Dodson(ed.), Handbook of Offenders with Special Needs. Routledge Publishers.
  • Ndrecka, M., Listwan, S.J., & Latessa, E.J. What works in re-entry & how to improve outcomes. In S. Stojkovic(ed.), Prisoner Reentry: Critical Issues and Policy Directions. Palgrave McMillan Publishers.
  • Sellers, B.G., & Arrigo, B. A. (in press). Postmodern criminology and technocrime. In K.F. Steinmetz and Matt R. Nobles (eds.), Technocrime and Criminological Theory. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. See letter of acceptance from K. Steinmetz at: file://C:/Users/barrigo/Downloads/Arrigo%20Sellers%20Acceptance.pdf
  • Valasik, M.A, Reid, S. E. & Phillips, M. D. (2016). Crash and burn: The impact of closing the gang unit in an LAPD division. Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice. 2(2):95-106

Book Contracts

  • Akers, R. L., Stogner, J. & Miller, B.L. (Under Contract). Drugs, Alcohol, & Society: A theoretical Approach .(2nd ed.), Cambridge University Press. [B4]

Conference Presentations

  • Arrigo, B.A. “Crime and the new people-making: On hyper-surveillance, control society, and the public criminology of transpraxis.” Southern Criminal Justice Association. Savannah, GA. September 7-10, 2016.
  • Blevins, K.R. & Kuhns, J.B. “Preventing burglaries with evidence-based strategies.” Presented at Kentucky State Police annual in-service training for criminal intelligence analysts. Frankfort, Kentucky. 2016.
  • Blowers, A. & et. al “The importance of gerontology to criminology-Understanding the elderly as victims and offenders.” American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. November 2016.
  • Blowers, A. “A multidisciplinary approach to understanding elder abuse and mistreatment.” Charlotte Academy for Aging Research and Engagement. October 2016.
  • Blowers, A. “Multidisciplinary approaches for responding to elder financial exploitation of elders abuse.” North Carolina Partnership to Address Adult Abuse Annual Conference. Raleigh, NC. February 2016.
  • Blowers, A. & Doerner, J. “Sentencing older offenders: Implications for research & policy”. Paper presented at Annual Conference of European Society of Criminology. Muenster, Germany. September 2016.
  • Blowers, A. & et. al. “Gerontological criminology: Emerging new field”. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. March 2016.
  • Blowers, A. & Kazenpour. “Financial exploitation of the elderly”. Paper presented at the North Carolina Criminal Justice Association. Raleigh. NC. February 2016.
  • Blowers, A. & Thomas, A. “Dealing with an aging population: Implications for law enforcement.” Paper presented at the North Carolina Criminal Justice Association. Raleigh, NC. February 2016.
  • Brame, R., Turner, M.G., Paternoster, R., & Bushway, S. “Understanding cumulative prevalence rates of arrest.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the South Carolina School Behavioral Health Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Coston, C. “Transfer student success.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. November 2016.
  • Coston, C., Blevins, K., Bing, R., & Lord, V. “Illegal trafficking in non-human animals: the impact of more data.”  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. November 2016.
  • DeWitt, S. E. “Signaling desistance: Using short-term signals to identify long-term desisters.” American Society of Criminology Meeting. New Orleans, LA. November 2016.
  • Doerner, J., Blowers, A., Ruggiano, N. & Lukic, A. “Older prisoners and health self-management: Policy, practice, and legal issues.” Presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. November 2016.
  • Fogel, S., Cochran, J., Rad, J., Trapessi, J., Smith, M.D., & Bjerregaard, B. “A qualitative proportionality review of capital sentencing outcomes in North Carolina(1977-2009). American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. 2016.
  • Hoffman, C., Phillips, M.D., Daigle, L.E., & Turner, M.G. “Adult consequences of bully victimizations: Are children or adolescents more vulnerable to the victimization experience.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO.
  • Johnson, K. & Stogner, J. “The context and psychoactive effects of  “lion’s tail” (Leonotis leonurus) use: An unobtrusive exploration.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. Savannah. GA. September 8, 2016.
  • Krupa, J., Smith, M.D., Cochran, J., Bjerregaard, B., & Fogel, S. “The effects of the lost/rejected aggravating and mitigating factors on capital sentencing outcomes in North Carolina.(1977-2009).” American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. 2016.
  • Kuhns, J.B., Doliver, D., Bent, E., & Maguire, E.R. “Understanding and reducing firearm assaults against law enforcement officers in the United States.” Presented to the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and National Institute of Justice. Washington DC. 2016.
  • Kuhns, J.B., Blevins, K.R., Turner, M., & Messer, S. “Charlotte residential burglary victim survey: Exploring post-burglary adaptation from a victim perspective.” Presented at: AIREF Board of Directors at the Electronic Security Industry annual conference; Fort Worth, TX. 2016. Also presented at European Criminology Conference. Munster, Germany. 2016.
  • Kuhns, J.B. & Reid, S. “Real time crime center focus group and project update.” Bureau of Justice Assistance. Washington DC. June 2016.
  • Kuhns, J.B. & Reid, S. “CMPD real time crime center.” Presented at Smart Suite Summit Conference, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Arlington, VA. Also presented, in three different sessins, at the Violence Reduction Network Summit. Little Rock, Arkansas. September 2016.
  • Kuhns, J.B., Reid, S., Cambareri, J.F., Messer, S., & Exum, M.L. “Arbitrary profiling project update.” Presented to the executive leadership at Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. November 2016.
  • Listwan, S.J. Roundtable participant. “Effective prisoner re-entry: What we don’t know.” Presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meetings. New Orleans, LA.
  • Listwan, S.J. & Barber, L. “The impact of permanent supportive housing on recidivism: MeckFUSE.” Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meetings. Denver, CO.
  • Listwan, S.J. & LaCourse, A. “The impact of coping strategies on re-entry outcomes.” Poster presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meetings. Denver, CO.
  • Marier, C., Cochran, J., Fogel, S., Smith, M.D., & Bjerregaard, B. “Victim Vulnerability and the death penalty: What is the effect of the victim’s age on capital sentencing decisions in North Carolina?” American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. 2016.
  • Miller, B.L., Stogner, J., Miller, J.M., & Fernandez, I. “Exploring arrest and novel psychoactive substance relationship: observations from a young adult population.” Paper presented at IV International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances. Budapest, Hungary. May 31, 2016.
  • Peace, C. & Hartman, J. “Domestic violence victims’ perceptions of justice.” American Society of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO. 2016.
  • Phillips, M. D. & Krohn, M.D. “Negative consequences of drug-related behaviors in adolescents on the family and employment domains during the transition to adulthood.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. November 16-19, 2016
  • Phillips, M. D. “Gauging the success of open source media as a platform for radical terrorist propaganda dissemination. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO. March 29-April 2, 2016.
  • Reid, S. & Valasik, M. “East side story: Patterning of gang homicides in Hollenbeck.” Eurogang XVI. Gothenburg, Sweden. 2016.
  • Reid, S. & Valasik, M. “Crips & Cops: A social network analysis of gang member and police officer interactions.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. November.
  • Sellers, B.G. & Arrigo, B.A. “Postmodern criminology and technocrime.” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO. March 29 - April 2, 2016.
  • Smith, M.D., Bjerregaard,B., & Fogel, S. “The fates of ‘cop killers’ in post-Gregg North Carolina. American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. 2016.
  • Steward, B.J., Cochran, J., Smith, M.D., Bjerregaard, B. & Fogel, S. “Cop killers and the death penalty: A mixed-methods analysis of North Carolina capital sentencing(1977-2009).” American Society of Criminology. American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. 2016.
  • Stogner, J., Khey, D.N., Agnich, L.E., & Miller, B.L. “They were getting high on what? A quantitative evaluation of novel psychoactive drug knowledge among practitioners.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO. April 2, 2016.
  • Stogner, J., Martinez, J., & Miller, B.L.. “How strong is the “fake ID effect? An examination using propensity score matching in two samples.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in New Orleans, LA. November 17, 2016.
  • Turner, M. G. “Investigating the long-term effects of repeated bully victimization  and depression: Evidence from a national sample.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the British Society of Criminology, Nottingham, England.
  • Turner, M.G. & Brame, R. “Rethinking bullying interventions: A focused deterrence approach.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the South Carolina School Behavioral Health Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Turner, M.G. & Hartman, J. “Childhood repeat bully victimization and adult mental health.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Criminology. Muenster, Germany.
  • Turner, M.G., Phillips, M., Tigri, H., Williams, M., & Hartman, J. “On the association between repeat bully victimization and carrying a firearm: Evidence from a national sample.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Denver, CO.
  • Valasik, M. & Reid, S. “Barrioside: A growth curve analysis of neighborhood covariates of homicide.” Presented at the  annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA. November.

Technical Reports

  • DeWitt, S.E., Osterman, M., & Hyatt, J. M. (2016), Risk-based Supervision Pilot Project: Process Evaluation. Submitted to the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts - Probation Services. (2013-SM-BX-0004)
  • Friday, P. & Coston, C. (2016) Underage alcohol purchase study. University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Center for Prevention Services. 14p.
  • Hyatt, J. M., DeWitt, S. E., & Osterman, M. (2016), Risk-based Supervision Pilot Project: Organizational Impacts Evaluation. Submitted to the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts- Probation Services. (2013-SM-BX-0004)
  • Kuhns, J.B., Doliver, D., Bent, E., & Maguire, E.R. (2016), Understanding and reducing firearms assaults against law enforcement officers in the United States. Washington DC: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
  • Kuhns, J.B. & Reid, S. (2016), Real time crime center toolkit. Final version submitted to: Bureau of Justice Assistance; will migrate into BJA website eventually.
  • Kuhns, J.B., Blevins, K.R., & Turner, M. (2016), Exploring post-burglary adaptation from the victim's perspective. Submitted to the Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation.
  • Osterman, M., DeWitt, S.E., & Hyatt, J. M. (2016), Risk-based Supervision Pilot Project: Outcomes Evaluation. Submitted to the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts- Probation Services. (2013-SM-BX-0004)

Other Publications

  • Arrigo, B. A. (2016). Introduction to Special Issue: Critical Criminology and Academic Activism: On Praxis and Pedagogy, Resistance and Revolution. Critical Criminology: An International Journal, 24(4): 469-472
  • Arrigo, B.A. & Davidson, L. (in press). Commentary on community mental health and the common good. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
  • Bersot, H.Y., & Arrigo, B. A. (in press). Isolation in prison. In R.D. Morgan (ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Davidson, L. & Arrigo, B. A. (in press). Introduction Special Issue: What’s “Good” About Public Sector Mental Health: Social Justice Policy Responses and Reforms. Introduction to community mental health and the common good. Behavioral Sciences and the Law.
  • Stogner, J. & Miller, B.L. (2016). In Defense of Independence: The Value of (Co-) Independent Research Coursework and how University Limitations Impact a Valuable Educational Tool. The Criminologist.