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Student Presentations at Professional Conferences

Students marked with * when there are multiple names.


International Association of Chiefs of Police - Technology Conference
Saint Louis, MO, May 22-24, 2017

Rick Rosenfeld and Sherri Schaefer*
'Using IT to Support Analysis of Firearms-Related Crimes in the City of St. Louis"

Western Society of Criminology
Las Vegas, NV, February 9-11, 2017

Joshua H. Williams* and Richard Rosenfeld
"The Impact of Neighborhood Status on Imprisonment for Firearm Offenses"



American Society of Criminology
New Orleans, LA, November 16-19, 2016

Michael J. Deckard
"Policing Microgeographic Areas: Is Temporal Stability Important?"

Kristina Thompson Garrity* and Beth Huebner
"Matters of Life and Death: Situation, Place, and Lethality of Firearm Violence"

Jennifer Gerlomes*, Timothy McCuddy*, Jordan C. Pickering, and Terrance J. Taylor
"Police-Youth Collaborative Pilot Program in St. Louis"

Cherrell Green
"An Analysis of Chicago Public Schools (2011-2015)"

Benjamin Hamilton
"Coherent Arbitrariness in Formal Risk Perceptions: Implications for Deterrence Research"

Brittany Jaecques
"A Propensity Score Approach to Military and Non-Military Mental Health and Offending"

Aaron Levin
"Isolating Extreme Outliers in the Distribution of Area-Level Burglary Victimizations: Revisiting an Old Postulate"

Brooke Mayfield
"Exploring the Role of Treatment on Sexual Re-offending Over Time"

Timothy McCuddy* and Kyle Thomas
"Offending Propensity versus Offending Frequency: The Differential Effects of Normative Peer Influence and Unstructured Socializing"

Briana Moore* and Janet Lauritsen
"The Role of Race and Education in Sexual Assault Victimization Rates among College-Aged Women"

Maribeth L. Rezey
"Why Are Children Safer?: An Empirical Assessment of the Post-1990 Decline in Rates of Child Maltreatment"

Kyle Thomas and Timothy McCuddy*
"Delinquent Peers and Drift: Assessing Between- and Within-Individual Differences in Deviant Peer Thresholds"

Paige Vaughn
"Chronic Discontent, Police Illegitimacy, Bureaucratic Disorganization, and Homicide"

Joshua H. Williams
"Assessing The Impact Of County-Level Factors On Pretrial Detention Decisions"


American Society of Criminology
Washington, DC, November 18-21, 2015

Briana Balone* and Thomas Baker
"College Students' Perceptions of Sexual Assault Reporting"

Jaclyn M. Cwick
"Expanding Coercive Mobility Theory: Women’s Social Capital and Neighborhood Social Control"

Joseph M. Durso* and Beth Huebner
"Developing a Measure of Sex Offender Risk of Absconding and FTR: Implications for Instrument Development"

Amanda Burgess-Proctor, Beth Huebner, and Joseph M. Durso*
"Anger, Trauma, and Self-Control: Contextualizing Women’s Offending to Improve Correctional Policy"

Shytierra Gaston
"Drug Enforcement across Neighborhood Contexts: Can Qualitative Differences in Neighborhoods and Policing Explain Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests?"

Jennifer Gerlomes
"Majority and Minority Perceptions of Racial Profiling"

Kaylin Haff
"Correlates of Domestic Violence in Sierra Leone"

Brittany Jaecques
"A Multiple Wave Examination of the Criminalization Hypothesis"

Aaron Levin*, Richard Rosenfeld, and Michael J. Deckard*
"Using Quantitative Methods to Explore Measures of Crime Concentration in a Large City"

Timothy McCuddy
"After the Bell and Into the Night: Exploring Criminogenic Effects of Bullying versus Cyberbullying Victimization"

Jordan C. Pickering* and David A. Klinger
"Police Use of Deadly Force: The Impact of Social Roles on Officers' Decision-Making Processes"

Maribeth L. Rezey
"Why Did Rates of Child Abuse and Neglect Decrease Post-1990?: A State-Level Analysis of Possible Explanations for the Decline"

Janet L. Lauritsen, Karen Heimer, and Maribeth L. Rezey*
"When Choice of Data Matters: Analyses of US Crime Trends, 1973-2012"

CheyOnna Sewell
"Intersectionality, crime trends, and inequality: An analysis of Black and white women’s homicide victimization trends"

Kristina Thompson
"Measuring Social Disorganization in Rural Communities: The Roles of Informal and Formal Social Control"

Saundra Trujillo
"Gang Membership and the Risk-Protection Continuum"

Joshua H. Williams
"Situational Ambiguity of Pretrial Detention and Future Offending: An Extension of General Strain Theory"

Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
Chicago, IL, September 24-25, 2015

Jaclyn M. Cwick*, Elaine Eggleston Doherty, and Margaret E. Ensminger
"Unpacking the Paradox of Network Ties: The Moderating Effect of Criminal Context on Victimization and Collective Efficacy"

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Orlando, FL, March 3-7, 2015

Ethan Amidon, Brett Garland,  Logan T. Konopasek, and Amanda Bolton*
"An examination of the challenges involved with developing pro-social peer groups among newly released parolees" 




American Society of Criminology
San Francisco, CA, November 19-22, 2014

Jaclyn Marie Cwick
"Revisiting Coercive Mobility: Women’s Social Capital and Neighborhood Social Control"

Timothy E. Dickinson
"Humor and Deterrence in Drug Markets"

Richard Wright, Erdal Tekin, Volkan Topalli, Chandler McClellan, Timothy E. Dickinson*, and Richard Rosenfeld
"Cash to Cards: How a Change in Welfare Payments Helped to Reduce Street Crime"

Joseph Durso* and Beth Huebner
"An Examination of Two Federal Problem-Solving Courts in the Eastern District of Missouri"

Amber Freitas
"Veterans and Their Experiences With Veterans Treatment Court: A Case Study"

Shytierra Gaston*, Sherri Schaefer, Kristina Linden, and Richard Rosenfeld
"Differential drug involvement or differential enforcement? Explaining racial disparities in drug arrests"

Jennifer Michelle Gerlomes
"Explaining the Representation of African American Police Officers"

Aaron S. Levin* and Richard Rosenfeld
"Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Evaluating Random and Nonrandom Processes in Crime Hot Spots"

Brooke Mayfield
"The Effectiveness of Treatment as Policy for Sex Offenders"

Timothy McCuddy
"Online Socialization and Peer Influence: Examining the Effect of Network Size on Personal Offending"

Jordan C. Pickering* and David A. Klinger
"To Shoot or Not to Shoot: An Analysis of Officers’ Deadly Force Decision-Making Processes"

Maribeth Rezey
"Decomposing the National Rate of Child Abuse and Neglect: An Analysis of State-Level Trends Using the NCANDS"

Sherri Schaefer* and Richard Rosenfeld
"Does police organization produce disparity? An examination of racial disparity in drug arrests"

CheyOnna Sewell
"The Representativeness of Jury Selection: A Case Study Using Indirect Indicators of Race"

Allen Shamow
"Religion and Crime: A Look at the Inclusion of Protestantism within Institutional-Anomie Theory"

Saundra Trujillo
"Searching for Conceptual Clarity: Protective Factors and Gang Joining"

Joshua Williams
"Peering Through the Funnel: The Criminal Justice Processing of Firearm-Related Offenses"

Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
Chicago, IL,  September 25-27, 2014

Michael J. Deckard
"The efficacy of police patrol in chronic and episodic hot spots of firearm violence"

Joshua H. Williams
"Law and order policing, social control, and bail: The cumulative negative effect of pretrial incarceration"

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Philadelphia, PA, February 18-22, 2014

Joseph Durso* and Faye Taxman
"Individual- and County-Level Factors Predicting Successful Completion of Drug Treatment Court"

Niquita Vinyard
"Extralegal Factors and the Imposition of Lifetime Supervised Release for Child Pornography Offenders"

Western Society of Criminology
Honolulu, HI, February 6-8, 2014

Stephanie A. Wiley*, Dena C. Carson, and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Police Contact and the Amplification of Deviance: Does Gang Membership Moderate the Relationship?"