Publications by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty members are collected here.

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Submissions from 2016

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Rape and Mental Health Outcomes Among Women: Examining the Moderating Effects of “Healthy” Fear Levels, Ryan E. Spohn, Emily M. Wright, and Johanna C. Peterson

Submissions from 2015

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The Role of Parenting in the Prediction of Criminal Involvement: Findings From a Nationally Representative Sample of Youth and a Sample of Adopted Youth, Kevin M. Beaver, Joesph A. Schwartz, Eric J. Connolly, Mohammed Said Al-Ghamdi, and Ahmed Nezar Kobeisy

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Predictive Validity of the Level of Service Inventory–Revised Among Prison Inmates, Joselyne L. Chenane, Pauline K. Brennan, Benjamin M. Steiner, and Jared M. Ellison

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Borders Up in Smoke: Marijuana Enforcement in Nebraska After Colorado’s Legalization of Medicinal Marijuana, Jared M. Ellison and Ryan E. Spohn

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The Association between Mental Health and Violence among a Nationally Representative Sample of College Students from the United States, Joesph A. Schwartz, Kevin M. Beaver, and J. C. Barnes

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Proposing a Pedigree Risk Measurement Strategy: Capturing the Intergenerational Transmission of Antisocial Behavior in a Nationally Representative Sample of Adults, Joesph A. Schwartz, Eric J. Connelly, Kevin M. Beaver, Joseph L. Nedelec, and Michael G. Vaughn

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Individual and Environmental Sources of Work Stress Among Prison Officers, Benjamin M. Steiner and John Wooldredge

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Racial (in)variance in prison rule breaking, Benjamin M. Steiner and John Wooldredge

Submissions from 2014

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Spare the Rod, Endanger the Child? Strain, Race/Ethnicity, and Serious Delinquency, Ryan E. Spohn

Submissions from 2013

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Nebraska Sex Offender Registry Study, Ryan E. Spohn

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The Role of Vicarious and Anticipated Strain on the Overlap of Violent Perpetration and Victimization: A Test of General Strain Theory, Egbert Zavala and Ryan E. Spohn

Submissions from 2012

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Delinquent Friends and Reactions to Strain: An Examination of Direct and Indirect Pathways, Ryan E. Spohn

Submissions from 2011

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Family Structure as a Social Context for Family Conflict: Unjust Strain and Serious Delinquency, Ryan E. Spohn and Don L. Kurtz

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Examining the Effects of Residential Situations and Residential Mobility on Offender Recidivism, Benjamin M. Steiner, Matthew D. Makarios, and Lawrence F. Travis III

Submissions from 2010

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Ohio Regional Forum Report Findings from the Survey and Small Small-Group Participation, Ryan E. Spohn

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Emotional Abuse and Controlling Behaviors in Heterosexual Relationships: The Role of Employment and Alcohol Use for Women and Their Partners, Egbert Zavala and Ryan E. Spohn

Submissions from 2008

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Is There Such a Thing as “Defended Community Homicide”?: The Necessity of Methods Triangulation, Elizabeth Griffiths, Robert D. Baller, Ryan E. Spohn, and Rosemary Gartner

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Investigating Racial Disparity at the Detention Decision: The Role of Respectability, Don L. Kurtz, Travis Linnemann, and Ryan E. Spohn

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An Assessment of Cross-National Variation in Rates of Incarceration, Ryan E. Spohn and Travis Linnemann

Submissions from 2007

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Pathways and Turning Points: Child Maltreatment, Adolescent Outcomes, and Delinquency, Ryan E. Spohn

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Review of Juvenile Delinquency: Causes and Control (2nd edition) by Robert Agnew, Ryan E. Spohn

Submissions from 2006

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Recent Efforts to Make Nebraska Juries More Representative of Their Communities, Carly Duvall and Elizabeth Neeley

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Review of Fathers under Fire: The Revolution in Child Support Enforcement, by Irwin Garfinkel, Sara S. McLanahan, Daniel R. Meyer, and Judith A. Seltzer, Ryan E. Spohn

Review of The Cultural Lives of Capital Punishment: Comparative Perspectives edited by Austin Sarat and Christian Boulanger, Ryan E. Spohn

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Gun Related Youth Violence: Fear of Victimization versus the Influence of Significant Others, Ryan E. Spohn and Samantha Lane

Submissions from 2005

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Pulpits and Platforms: The Role of the Church in Determining Protest among Black Americans, Scott T. Fitzgerald and Ryan E. Spohn

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Delinquency and Gun Violence: The Intervening Role of Values toward Guns, Ryan E. Spohn