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

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Submissions from 2019

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Compliance, noncompliance, and the in-between: Causal effects of civilian demeanor on police officers’ cognitions and emotions, Justin Nix, Justin T. Pickett, and Renée J. Mitchell

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Testing a Theoretical Model of Perceived Audience Legitimacy: The Neglected Linkage in the Dialogic Model of Police–community Relations, Justin Nix, Justin T. Pickett, and Scott E. Wolfe

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No Evidence of “Weaponized Title IX” Here: An Empirical Assessment of Sexual Misconduct Reporting, Case Processing, and Outcomes, Tara N. Richards

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Gender and Serious Youth Victimization: Assessing the Generality of Self-Control, Differential Association, and Social Bonding Theories, Egbert Zavala, Ryan E. Spohn, and Leanne F. Alarid

Submissions from 2018

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Patriarchy and the Structure of Employment in Criminal Justice: Differences in the Experiences of Men and Women Working in the Legal Profession, Corrections, and Law Enforcement, Candice Batton and Emily M. Wright

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Management-level officers’ experiences with the Ferguson Effect, Justin Nix and Scott E. Wolfe

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Police officers’ attitudes toward citizen advisory councils, Justin Nix, Scott E. Wolfe, and Brandon Tregle

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Prison Officer Legitimacy, Their Exercise of Power, and Inmate Rule Breaking, Benjamin Steiner and John Wooldredge

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Disparity does not mean bias: making sense of observed racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings with multiple benchmarks, Brandon Tregle, Justin Nix, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

Submissions from 2017

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A Review of State Standards for Batterer Intervention Treatment Programs and the Colorado Model, Angela Gover and Tara Richards

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Third-Person Perceptions, Hostile Media Effects, and Policing: Developing a Theoretical Framework for Assessing the Ferguson Effect, Justin Nix and Justin T. Pickett

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Police research, officer surveys, and response rates, Justin Nix, Justin T. Pickett, Hyunin Baek, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

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Demeanor, Race, and Police Perceptions of Procedural Justice: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments, Justin Nix, Justin T. Pickett, Scott E. Wolfe, and Bradley A. Campbell

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Command-level Police Officers’ Perceptions of the “War on Cops” and De-policing, Justin Nix, Scott E. Wolfe, and Bradley A. Campbell

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Intimate partner violence and the overlap of perpetration and victimization: Considering the influence of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in childhood, Tara N. Richards, Marie Skubak Tillyer, and Emily M. Wright

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Neighborhoods and Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: The Direct and Interactive Effects of Social Ties and Collective Efficacy, Emily M. Wright and Marie Skubak Tillyer

Submissions from 2016

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The effectiveness of specialized legal counsel and case management services for indigent offenders with mental illness, Jeff Bouffard, Elizabeth Berger, and Gaylene Armstrong

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Nonstranger Victimization and Inmate Maladjustment: Is the Relationship Gendered?, Calli M. Cain, Benjamin Steiner, Emily M. Wright, and Benjamin Meade

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Formal controls, neighborhood disadvantage, and violent crime in U.S. cities: Examining (un)intended consequences, Allison Martin, Emily M. Wright, and Benjamin Steiner

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The Use of Social Media by Alleged Members of Mexican Cartels and Affiliated Drug Trafficking Organizations, Justin Nix, Michael R. Smith, Matthew Petrocelli, Jeff Rojek, and Victor M. Manjarrez

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Sensitivity to the Ferguson Effect: The role of managerial organizational justice, Justin Nix and Scott E. Wolfe

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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

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Is the Effect of Procedural Justice on Police Legitimacy Invariant? Testing the Generality of Procedural Justice and Competing Antecedents of Legitimacy, Scott E. Wolfe, Justin Nix, Robert Kaminski, and Jeff Rojek

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The Importance of Interagency Collaboration for Crossover Youth, Emily M. Wright, Ryan E. Spohn, Joselyne Chenane, and Nicholas Juliano

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

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A multi-level analysis of the impact of neighborhood structural and social factors on adolescent substance use, Abigail A. Fagan, Emily M. Wright, and Gillian M. Pichevsky

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Exposure to violence, substance use, and neighborhood context, Abigail A. Fagan, Emily M. Wright, and Gillian M. Pichevsky

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The Impact of Negative Publicity on Police Self-legitimacy, Justin Nix and Scott E. Wolfe

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Does Polyvictimization Affect Incarcerated and Non-Incarcerated Adult Women Differently? An Exploration Into Internalizing Problems, Dana L. Radatz and Emily M. Wright

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Integrating the Principles of Effective Intervention into Batterer Intervention Programming: The Case for Moving Toward More Evidence-Based Programming, Dana L. Radatz and Emily M. Wright

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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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The Protective Effects of Neighborhood Collective Efficacy on Adolescent Substance Use and Violence Following Exposure to Violence, Abigail A. Fagan, Emily M. Wright, and Gillian M. Pichevsky

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The Moderating Effects of Peer and Parental Support on the Relationship Between Vicarious Victimization and Substance Use, Riane N. Miller, Abigail A. Fagan, and Emily M. Wright

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

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Penny for Your Thoughts? The Protective Effect of Youths’ Attitudes Against Drug Use in High-Risk Communities, Emily M. Wright, Abigail A. Fagan, and Gillian M. Pichevsky

Submissions from 2013

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Victimization Experiences and Adolescent Substance Use: Does the Type and Degree of Victimization Matter?, Gillian M. Pichevsky, Abigail A. Fagan, and Emily M. Wright

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Gender Differences in the Effects of Exposure to Violence on Adolescent Substance Use, Gillian M. Pichevsky, Emily M. Wright, and Abigail A. Fagan

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Nebraska Sex Offender Registry Study, Ryan E. Spohn

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‘Buffers’ against crime? Exploring the roles and limitations of positive relationships among women in prison, Emily M. Wright, Dana D. DeHart, Barbara A. Koons-Witt, and Courtney A. Crittenden

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The Cycle of Violence in Context: Exploring the Moderating Roles of Neighborhood Disadvantage and Cultural Norms, Emily M. Wright and Abigail A. Fagan

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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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The Impact of Neighborhoods on Intimate Partner Violence and Victimization, Gillian M. Pichevsky and Emily M. Wright

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

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The Relationship Between Social Support and Intimate Partner Violence in Neighborhood Context, Emily M. Wright

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Gender-Responsive Lessons Learned and Policy Implications for Women in Prison: A Review, Emily M. Wright, Patricia Van Voorhis, Emily J. Salisbury, and Ashley Bauman

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

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Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence: Does the Gender of the Perpetrator Matter for Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes?, Emily M. Wright and Abigail A. Fagan

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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Evaluating the Competing Assumptions of Gottfredson and Hirschi’s (1990) A General Theory of Crime and Psychological Explanations of Agression, Todd A. Armstrong

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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

Submissions from 1998

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Performance-based standards for juvenile corrections, Doris Layton MacKenzie, Gaylene Armstrong, and Angela R. Grover