Criminal Justice

Faculty Research and Publications

2014 Faculty Research and Publications




Augustyn, M.B., Thornberry, T., & Krohn, M.D. (2014). Gang membership and the pathways to maladaptive parenting.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24, 252-267.

Boisvert, D., Boutwell, B., Vaske, J., & Newsome, J. (2014). Genetic overlap between delinquent peer association and delinquency in adolescence. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41, 58-74.

Boman, J.H., & Ward, J.T. (2014). Beyond projection: Specifying the types of peer delinquency misperception at the item- and scale-levels. Deviant Behavior, 35, 555-580.

Frick, P.J., Ray, J.V., Thornton, L.C., & Kahn. R.E. (2014). The road forward for research on callous-unemotional traits – A reply to Lahey (2013). Psychological Bulletin, 1, 64-68.

Frick, P.J., Ray, J.V., Thornton, L.C., & Kahn, R.E. (2014). Would a Specifier for Callous-Unemotional Traits Enhance the Diagnosis of Conduct Disorder? A Comprehensive Review. Psychological Bulletin, 1, 1-57.

Gilbert, M.J. (2014, In Press). Shaping justice for the twenty-first century in the U.S.A.: The national association of community and restorative justice. Restorative Justice, 2, 205-217.

McCluskey, J., Cancino, J., Tillyer, M.S., Tillyer, R. (2014). Does organizational structure matter? Investigation centralization, case clearances, and robbery. Police Quarterly, 17, 250-275.

Moon, B., & Jang, S.J. (2014). A general strain approach to psychological and physical bullying: A study of interpersonal aggression at school. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 2147-2171.

Moon, B., McCluskey J., Blurton D., & Hwang H.W. (2014). Sources of low self-control: influences of parental and teachers’ practices - evidence from Korea. Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, 12, 167-187.

Newsome, J., & Sullivan, C. J. (2014). Resilience and vulnerability in adolescents: Genetic influences on differential response to risk for delinquency. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 1080-1095.

Newsome, J., Boisvert, D., & Wright, J.P. (2014). Genetic and environmental influences on the co-occurrence of early academic achievement and externalizing behavior. Journal of Criminal Justice, 42, 45-53.

Tapia, M., Sparks, C., & Miller, J.M. (2014).  Texas Latino prison gangs: An exploration of generational shift and rebellion.  The Prison Journal, 94, 159-179. 

Taxman, F. S., Pattavina, A., & Caudy, M. (2014). Justice reinvestment in the United States: An empirical assessment of the potential impact of increased correctional programming on recidivism. Victims & Offenders, 9, 50-75.

Thornberry, T.P., Matsuda, M., Greenman, S., Augustyn, M.B., Henry, K.L., Smith, C.A., & Ireland, T.O.  (2014). Adolescent risk factors for child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38, 706-722.

Tillyer, M.S. (2014). Violent victimization across the life course: Moving a victim careers agenda forward. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41, 594-613.

Tillyer, M.S., & Tillyer, R. (2014). Violence in context: A multilevel analysis of victim injury in robbery incidents. Justice Quarterly, 31, 767-791.

Tillyer, M.S., & Wright, E.M. (2014). Intimate partner violence and the victim-offender overlap. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51, 29-55.

Tillyer, R., Tillyer, M.S., McCluskey, J., Cancino, J., McKinnon, L., Todaro, J. (2014). Researcher-practitioner partnerships and crime analysis: A case study in action research.  Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 15, 404-418.

Ward, J.T., Krohn, M.D., & Gibson, C.L. (2014). The effects of police contact on developmental trajectories of violence: A group-based, propensity score matching analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 440-475.

Ward, J.T., Nobles, M.R., Youstin, T.J., & Cook, C.L. (2014). Placing the neighborhood accessibility-burglary link in social-structural context. Crime & Delinquency, 60, 739-763.




Augustyn, M.B., & McGloin, J.M. (2013). The risk of informal socializing with peers: Considering gender differences across predatory delinquency and substance use. Justice Quarterly, 30, 117-143.

Boothroyd, R.A., Peters, R.H., Armstrong, M.I., Rynearson-Moody, S., & Caudy, M. (2013). The psychometric properties of the Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse. Evaluation & the Health Professions.

Caudy, M., Durso, J., & Taxman, F. S. (2013). How well do dynamic needs predict recidivism? Implications for risk assessment and risk reduction. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 458-466.

Caudy, M., Tang, L., Wooditch, A., & Taxman, F.S. (2013). Short-term trajectories of substance use in a sample of drug-involved probationers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46, 202-213.  

Choi, J.J., Gilbert, M.J. & Green, D.L. (2013). Patterns of victim marginalization in victim offender mediation: Some lessons learned. Crime, Law and Social Change, 59, 113-132. 

Ellis, K., Alarid, L., & Tapia, M. (2013). Mental health court goals and practices: A staff perspective. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling.

Engel, R.S., Tillyer, M.S., & Corsaro, N. (2013). Reducing gang violence using focused deterrence: Evaluating the Cincinnati Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV). Justice Quarterly, 3, 403-439.

Fox, K.A., Ward, J.T., & Lane, J. (2013). Selection for some, Facilitation for others? Self-control theory and the gang-violence relationship. Deviant Behavior, 34, 996-1019.

Gilbert, M.J., Schiff, M. & Cunliffe, R.H. (2013). Teaching restorative justice: Developing a restorative andragogy for face-to-face, online and hybrid course modalities. Contemporary Justice Review, 16, 43-69.

Jeong, S., Kwak, D., Moon, B., & San Miguel, C. (2013). Predicting school bullying victimization: focusing on individual and school environmental/security factors. Journal of Criminology, 1-13.

Moon, B., McCluskey, J., McCluskey C., & Swanwon L. (2013). Gender, general theory of crime and computer deviance: an empirical test. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57, 460-478.

Moon, B., & Morash, M. (2013). General strain theory as a basis for the design of school interventions. Crime & Delinquency 59, 886-909.

Vera, E.P. & Moon, B. (2013). An empirical test of low self-control theory among Hispanic youth. Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, 11, 79-93.

Ray, J. V., Jones, S., Jennings, W., & Loughran, T. (2013).  Testing the stability of self-control: Identifying unique developmental patterns and associated risk factors. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 588-607.

Tang, L., Caudy, M., & Taxman, F.S. (2013). A statistical method for synthesizing meta-analyses. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2013, 1-9.

Tapia, M., Alarid, L., & Enriquez, A. (2013). Court-ordered mentoring programs for adjudicated juveniles.  Justice Policy Journal, 10, 1-18.

Tapia, M. (2013). Texas Latino gangs and large urban jails: Intergenerational conflict and issues in management. Journal of Crime and Justice, 37, 256-274.

Taxman, F.S., Perdoni, M.L., & Caudy, M. (2013). The plight of providing appropriate substance abuse treatment services to offenders: Modeling the gaps in service delivery. Victims & Offenders, 8, 70-93.

Tillyer, R. & Engel, R.S. (2013). The impact of drivers’ race, gender, and age during traffic stops: Assessing interaction terms and the social conditioning model. Crime & Delinquency, 59, 369-395.




Boman, J.H., Ward, J.T., Gibson, C.L., & Leite, W.L. (2012). Can a perceptual peer deviance measure accurately measure a peer’s self-reported deviance? Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 463-471.

Choi, J. J., Bazemore, G. & Gilbert, M.J. (2012). Review of research on victims' experiences in restorative justice: Implications for youth justice. Child and Youth Services Review, 34, 35-42.

Engel, R.S., Tillyer, R., Klahm, C.F., & Frank, J. (2012). From the officer’s perspective: A multilevel examination of citizens’ demeanor during traffic stops. Justice Quarterly, 29, 650-683.

Hartley, R. D., & Tillyer, R. (2012).  Defending the homeland: Judicial sentencing practices for federal immigration offenses. Justice Quarterly, 29, 76-104.

Maddan, S., Hartley, R. D., Walker, J. T., & Miller, J. M. (2012). Sympathy for the devil: An exploration of federal judicial discretion in the processing of white-collar offenders. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 37, 4-18.

Miller, H.V., Tillyer, R., & Miller, J.M. (2012). Recognizing the need for prisoner input in correctional research: Observations from the Texas in-prison driving while intoxicated reduction program evaluation. The Prison Journal, 92, 274-289.

Mitchell, O., Caudy, M., & MacKenzie, D. L. (2012). A re-analysis of the self-appraisal questionnaire: Psychometric properties and predictive validity. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57, 445-459.

Moon, B., Morash, M., & McCluskey, J.D. (2012). General strain theory and school bullying: An empirical test in South Korea. Crime & Delinquency, 58, 827-855.

Peters, R.H., Kremling, J., Bekman, N., & Caudy, M. (2012). Co-occurring disorders in treatment-based courts: Results of a national survey. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 60, 800-820.

Ray, J.V., Hall, J., Riviera-Hudson, N., Poythress, N.P., Lilienfeld, S.O. & Murano, M. (2012). Self-reported psychopathy in the prediction of impression management: A meta-analytic review. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 4, 1-14.

Ray, J.V. & Jones, S. (2012). The relationship between interrogative compliance and psychopathy. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 190-194.

Tapia, M. (2012). Juvenile arrest in America: Race, social class, and gang membership. New York: LFB Scholarly.

Tapia, M. (2012). Latino street gang emergence in the Midwest: Strategic franchising or natural migration? Crime and Delinquency, 60, 592-618.

Tillyer, M.S., Engel, R.S., & Lovins, B. (2012). Beyond Boston: Applying theory to understand and address sustainability issues in focused deterrence initiatives to reduce violence. Crime and Delinquency, 58, 973-997.

Tillyer, R., & Engel, R.S. (2012). Racial differences in speeding patterns: Exploring the differential offending hypothesis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 285-295.

Tillyer, R., Klahm, C.F., & Engel, R.S. (2012). The discretion to search: A multi-level examination of driver demographics and officer characteristics. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 28, 184-205.

Vaske, J., Newsome, J., & Boisvert, D. (2012). The mediating effects of verbal skills in the relationship between low birth weight and antisocial behavior. Infant and Child Development, 22, 235-249.

Vaske, J., Newsome, J., & Wright, J.P. (2012). Interaction of 5HTTLPR and childhood neglect on criminal behavior and substance use for males and females. Development and Psychopathology, 24, 181-193.

Vaske, J., Ward, J.T., Boisvert, D., & Wright, J.P. (2012). The stability of risk-seeking from adolescence to emerging adulthood. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 313-322.