Departmental faculty members publish the results of their research in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals and generate external funding from local, state and national government agencies and private foundations. Ph.D students and faculty members collaborate in a number of research projects.

Recent and forthcoming publications by Faculty and Students (current)

Faculty monographs and books

Funded research projects

Recent and forthcoming publications by Faculty and Students

(updated October 2018)

* Denotes UMSL CCJ Ph.D. student ** Denotes UMSL CCJ Alumni

Addington, Lynn A. and Janet L. Lauritsen. (Forthcoming). Is the Trouble Still Going On? Exploring Victims’ Accounts of Why Repeat Violent and Property Victimization Ends. Violence and Victims.

Campbell, Michael and Matt Vogel. (Forthcoming). The demographic divide: Population dynamics, race, and the rise of mass incarceration in the United States. Punishment & Society.

DiPietro, Stephanie. (Forthcoming). Roads Diverged: An Examination of Violent and Nonviolent Pathways in the Aftermath of the Bosnian War. Criminology.

Kuijpers, K.F., Blokland, A.A.J., & Mercer, N.C. (Forthcoming). Gendered perceptions of intimate partner violence normality: An experimental study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Rosenfeld, Richard, Matt Vogel, and Timothy McCuddy**. (Forthcoming). Crime and Inflation in U.S. Cities. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Slocum, Lee Ann and Stephanie Ann Wiley**. (Forthcoming). “Experience of the expected”: Race and ethnicity differences in the effects of police contact on youth. Criminology.

Slocum, Lee Ann. (Forthcoming). The effect of prior police contact on victimization reporting: Results from the Police Public Contact and National Crime Victimization Surveys. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Thomas, Kyle J., Benjamin C. Hamilton*, and Thomas. A. Loughran. (Forthcoming). Testing the transitivity of reported risk perceptions: Evidence of coherent arbitrariness. Criminology.

Thomas, Kyle J. (Forthcoming). Revisiting delinquent attitudes: Measurement, dimensionality and behavioral effects. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Van Ham, Maarten, Sanne Boschmann, and Matt Vogel. (Forthcoming). Incorporating neighbourhood choice in a model of neighbourhood effects on income. Demography.

Bersani, Bianca E. and Elaine Eggleston Doherty. 2018. Desistance from Offending in the Twenty - First Century. Annual Review of Criminology.

DiPietro, Stephanie, Elaine Eggleston Doherty, and Bianca Bersani. 2018. Understanding the Role of Marriage in Black Women’s Offending Over the Life Course . Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology.

Doherty, Elaine Eggleston, Brittany Jaecques**, Kerry M. Green, and Margaret E. Ensminger. 2018. Young Adult Victimization and Mid-Life Consequences: Sensitization or Steeling Effects of Childhood Adversity? Violence and Victims.

Ellis, Rachel. 2018. "It’s Not Equality": How Race, Class, and Gender Define the Normative Religious Self among Female Prisoners. Social Inclusion (Special Issue).

Grundetjern, Heidi. 2018. Negotiating motherhood: Variations of maternal identities among women in the illegal drug economy. Gender & Society.

Hipp, J. R., S. Williams, and A. Boessen. 2018. Disagreement in assessing neighboring and collective efficacy: The role of social distance. Socius.

Klinger, David A., William P. Bozeman, Jason P. Stopyra, Brian P. Martin, Derrel D. Graham, James C. Johnson III, Katherine Mahoney-Tesoriero, and Sydney J. Vail. 2018. Injuries Associated with Police use of Force. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Lauritsen, Janet L. and Maribeth L. Rezey**. 2018. Victimization Trends and Correlates: Macro- and Micro-Influences and New Directions for Research. Annual Review of Criminology.

Pleggenkuhle, Breanne**, Beth M. Huebner, and Monica Summers. 2018. Opting Out: The Role of Identity, Capital, and Agency in Prison Visitation. Justice Quarterly.

Vogel, Matt and Maarten Van Ham. 2018. Unpacking the relationships between impulsivity, neighborhood disadvantage, and adolescent violence : An application of a neighborhood-based group decomposition. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Boessen, A., J.R. Hipp, C.T. Butts, N.N. Nagle, and E.J. Smith. 2017. Social fabric and fear of crime: Considering spatial location and time of day. Social Networks.

Boessen, A. and A.W. Chamberlain. 2017. Neighborhood crime, the housing crisis, and geographic space: Disentangling the effects of foreclosure and vacancy. Journal of Urban Affairs.

Carson, Dena C.**, Chris Melde**, Stephanie A. Wiley**, and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2017. School Transitions as a Turning Point for Gang Status. Journal of Crime and Justice.

Carson, Dena C.**, Stephanie A. Wiley**, and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2017. Differentiating Between Delinquent Groups and Gangs: Moving Beyond Offending Consequences. Journal of Crime and Justice.

Ellis, Rachel. 2017. Silent Disagreement: Microinteractional Solutions to Moral Dissent among Catholic Converts. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

Green, Kerry M., Elaine E . Doherty, and Margaret E. Ensminger. 2017. Long-Term Consequences of Adolescent Cannabis Use: Examining Intermediary Processes. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Hipp, J.R. and A. Boessen. 2017. The shape of mobility: Measuring the distance decay function of household mobility. The Professional Geographer.

Hipple, Natalie Kroovand, Edmund F. McGarrell, Mallory O’Brien, and Beth M. Huebner. 2017. Gun Crime Incident Reviews as a Strategy for Enhancing Problem Solving and Information Sharing. Crime & Justice.

Klinger, David A. and Lee Ann Slocum. 2017. A Critical Assessment of an Analysis of a Journalistic Compendium of Citizens Killed by Police Gunfire. Criminology and Public Policy.

Kunst, M.J.J., Saan, M.C., Bollen, L.J.A., & Kuijpers, K.F. 2017. Secondary traumatic stress and secondary posttraumatic growth in a sample of Dutch police family liaison officers. Stress and Health.

Lauritsen, Janet L. and Daniel L. Cork. 2017. Expanding our Understanding of Crime: The National Academies Report on the Future of Crime Statistics and Measurement. Criminology & Public Policy.

Levin, Aaron*, Richard Rosenfeld, and Michael J. Deckard**. 2017. The Law of Crime Concentration: A Replication and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

McCuddy, Timothy** and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2017. After the bell and into the night: The link between delinquency and traditional, cyber-, and dual-bullying victimization. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.

Pettus-Davis, Carrie, Elaine Eggleston Doherty, Christopher Veeh, and Christina Drymon. 2017. Deterioration of Post - Incarceration Social Support for Emerging Adults. Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Rydberg, Jason, Eric Grommon, Beth M. Huebner, and Breanne Pleggenkuhle**. 2017. Examining the Correlates of Sex Offender Residence Restriction Violation Rates. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Slocum, Lee Ann, Finn-Aage Esbensen, and Terrance J. Taylor. 2017. The Code of Silence in Schools: An assessment of a socio-ecological model of youths'  willingness to report school misbehavior. Youth & Society.

Vogel, Matt, Lauren Porter, and Timothy McCuddy**. 2017. Hypermobility, destination effects, and delinquency: Specifying the link between residential mobility and offending. Social Forces.

Wiley, Stephanie A.**, Dena C. Carson**, and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2017. Arrest and the Amplification of Deviance: Does Gang Membership Moderate the Relationship? Justice Quarterly.


Current Funded Research Projects

Elaine Doherty (Co-Investigator). How Drugs, Crime, and Criminal Justice Involvement Influence the Lives and Deaths of an Urban African American Cohort Followed for 45 Years. National Institute of Drug Abuse.

Elaine Doherty (Co-Investigator). Understanding the Aging Process of Urban African Americans Across the Life Course: Identifying Early Risk and Protection for Cognition and Health in Midlife. National Institutes of Health.

Finn-Aage Esbensen (Principal Investigator). Comprehensive Safe Schools Initiative. National Institute of Justice.

Beth M. Huebner (Principal Investigator). Saint Louis County Safety + Justice Challenge. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Beth M. Huebner (Principal Investigator). Police Prosecutor Partnership Initiative. City of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Beth M. Huebner (Principal Investigator). Multi-site Study of Monetary Sanctions. University of Washington.

David Klinger (Principal Investigator). Correlates of Police Homicides in the US. University of Southern California.

Richard Rosenfeld (Principal Investigator).  Evaluating the law enforcement, prosecutor, and court response to firearm-related crimes in St. Louis. National Institute of Justice.

Lee Ann Slocum (Principal Investigator). Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). City of St. Louis Department of Health.

Lee Ann Slocum (Principal Investigator). Misdemeanor Justice Research Network. City University of New York.

Terrance J. Taylor (Principal Investigator). Project R.E.S.T.O.R.E. St. Louis County.