Criminology and Criminal Justice

Student Presentations



Western Society of Criminology
Newport Beach, CA, February 16-18, 2012

Jaclyn Cwick
"Incarcerating the Community: Mass Incarceration and Social Disorganization in Chicago Neighborhoods"

Stephanie A. Wiley
"Revisiting Labeling Theory: What Factors Affect Future Delinquency?"



American Society of Criminology (ASC)
Washington, DC, November 16-19, 2011

Michael Deckard
"This Thing We Call Crime: A Critical Analysis of the Distinction Between Violent and Property Crimes"

Hyon Namgung
"How do organizational and environmental factors affect the behavior of police agencies?: Determinants of a formal partnership formation with local community groups"

Jennifer Gatewood Owens
"The Correlates of Stalking Victimization: An Analysis of NCVS Data"

Allen Shamow & Mark Berg
"The Rise and Decline of Juvenile Homicide: Drug Market Activity, Economic Conditions, & Incarceration"

J. Michael Vecchio
"Exploring and theorizing youth gang leaving"

Stephanie A. Wiley & Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Revisiting Labeling Theory: Does Official Intervention Result in Deviance Amplification?"

Western Society of Criminology

Vancouver (Canada), February 3-5, 2011

Dena Carson and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Differentiating Delinquent Groups from Gangs: Moving Beyond Offending"

Breanne Pleggenkuhle
"Legal Financial Obligations: Consequences and Reactions"



American Society of Criminology (ASC)
San Francisco, CA, November 17-20, 2010

Ethan Amidon, Andres F. Rengifo, and Don Stemen
"Correctional Bureaucracies and Prison Reform: Documenting Strategies of Adaptation, Resistance, and Support"

Jennifer Owens, Kristin Carbone-Lopez, and Jody Miller
"And that was the Beginning: Women's Narratives of Pathways into Methamphetamine Use"

Dena Carson
"Changes in Youth Offending: An Examination of the Interdependence of Self-Control and Social Bonds"

Mark E. Debarr
"Probation and Meditation: Analysis of the Written Accounts of Graduates of The Enlightened Sentencing Project"

Michael Deckard
"Triggers in the Yard: How the Prison Drug Market Affects Inmates in Substance Abuse Recovery"

Daniel Duplantier
"Adult Mentoring as a Secondary Desistance Process"

Amanda Gendon, and LaMarcus Bolton
"Target Suitability and Capable Guardianship in Cyberspace: An Examination of Online Victimization Using Routine Activities Theory"

Kim Kras
"The Role of Probation Officers in Drug Treatment: How do Probationers and Parolees View Them?"

Hyon Namgung, Terrance J. Taylor, and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Exploring the Role of Different Policing Models of School-Based Prevention Efforts on Changes in Youths' Attitudes towards the Police"

Andrea Nichols
"Acker's Theory of Gendered Organizations and Challenges for Feminist Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy"

Brian E. Oliver
"Exploring Changes in Recidivism over Time and Across Place"

Breanne R. Pleggenkuhle, and Beth Huebner
"Considering Place: Comparing Urban and Rural Experiences of Returning Offenders"

Meghan L. Rogers
"The Effect of Economic Conditions and Gender on Changes in Rape Over Time"

Allen Shamow, and Mark T. Berg
"An Empirical Evaluation of Demographic Variation in Contemporary Homicide Trends: 1976-2005"

J. Michael Vecchio, Dana Peterson, and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"The Apostasy of the Gang: Motivations for Youth Gang Desistance"

Stephanie Wiley, and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Predicting Substance Use in Juveniles: A Test of an Integrated Model"

Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Conference
Chicago, IL, September 23-25 2010

 J. Michael Vecchio
"'Messin’ with could lose your life': The effect of victimization on routine activities and risk management in the drug economy"

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)
San Diego, CA, February 23-27, 2010

Andrea Nichols
"Police Abuses against Transgender Sex Workers in Sri Lanka"

Amanda Gendon
"The Impact of Offending and Incarceration on Family Dynamics"

Western Society of Criminology
Honolulu, HI, February 4-6, 2010

Dena Carson
"The Moderating Effects of Race on the Relationship between Delinquent Attitudes and Delinquency"

Beth Huebner and Breanne Pleggenkuhle
"Coming Home to the Country: The Unique Experiences of Rural Inmates"

Breanne Pleggenkuhle
"Correctional Programming: Evaluating Effectiveness and Gender Differences"



American Society of Criminology (ASC)
Philadelphia, PA, November 4-7, 2009

Ekaterina Archakova
"What Happened to Rape in the United States over the Past 35 Years?"

Dena C. Carson
"The Influence of Peer Group Composition on Delinquent Beliefs"

Michael G. Cherbonneau, and Richard Wright.
"Stolo's, Streetlife, and Offender Motivation: The Foreground Dynamics of Car Theft

Brendan Dooley
"Taking Stock of and Extending Criminological Theory"

J. Michael Vecchio, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and T.J. Taylor.
"Self-Control, Delinquent Lifestyles, and Subsequent Victimization"

Amanda Gendon, and Andres F. Rengifo.
"Revisiting Fear of Crime: Impacts of Neighborhood Incivilities, Perceived Risk and Routine Activities"

Theron Keith Jackson
"Prescription Drug Abuse: Congruence Between Self-Reports and Urine Tests"

Krystle M. Leugoud
"Negative Credential:' The Nature of Challenges Women Face in Finding Employment after a Criminal Conviction"

Brian E. Oliver
"Assessing Changes over Time in Recidivism"

Brian E. Oliver, Bernadette Olson, Daniel OConnell, Matthew J. Sheridan, H. Bennett Wilcox III, Grant Edward Tietjen, James M. Binnall, John F. Frana, and Richard Hendrickson.
"The Rocky Road from Crime to Academia." (Roundtable)

Jennifer Owens, and Lee Ann Slocum
"Linked Lives and Antisocial Behavior: Examining Cumulative Continuity across Three Generations"

Beth M. Huebner, and Breanne Pleggenkuhle
"Coming Home and Moving Away: Intra-individual Patterns of Residence, Cohabitation, and Recidivism"

Tiffany Polk
"Does Racial Threat Apply to Hispanic Subpopulations?" (Poster)

Andres F. Rengifo, Lee Ann Slocum, and Michele Stacey.
"Disorder and Crime: Does the Level of Aggregation Matter?"

Allen Shamow, Richard Rosenfeld, and Eric Stewart.
"Do community gardens reduce violent crime?"

Mark T. Berg and Michele Stacey
"Examining the Distribution of Robbery: A Look at Patterns With and Between Races"

Michele Stacey
"Social Sources of Bias Crimes: The Case of Race and Ethnicity Bias"

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Boston, MA, March 10-14, 2009

Brian E. Oliver
"The Benefits of Using a Public Health Approach to Prevent Rape, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Abuse"

Andrea Nichols
"Bureaucratization of Domestic Violence Shelters: Using Critical Feminist Theory to Guide Policy Changes"

Michele Stacey, and Kristin Carbone-Lopez
"Ethnic Biased Crime: The Relationship between Immigration and Hate Crime Against Hispanics in Destination Cities"

Cory P. Haberman (Bowling Green State University), and J. Michael Vecchio
"Targets of Opportunity: New Consumer Technology & the Spatial Distribution of Campus Larceny Victimization"

Western Society of Criminology

San Diego, CA, February 5-7, 2009

Finn-Aage Esbensen and Dena C. Carson
"Consequences of Being Bullied: Results from A Longitudinal Assessment of Bullying Victimization in a Multi-site Sample of American Students"

Kristin Carbone-Lopez, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and Bradley T. Brick
"Racial and Ethnic Differences in Girls' Experiences of Relational Aggression and Sexual Harassment

Lee Ann Slocum, Bradley Brick, Terrance J. Taylor, and Finn-Aage Esbensen
"Factors Influencing Youth's Willingness to Report Crimes: Differences by Race and Ethnicity"