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Mullins, Christopher W.  and Nishanth Visagaratnam. (2016) Sexual and sexualized violence in armed conflicts Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders. Edited by Sandra Walklate and Ross McGarry.


Bubolz,Bryan F., and Pete Simi. 2015. “Disillusionment and Change: A Cognitive-Emotional Theory of Gang Desistance.” Deviant Behavior, 36(4), 330-345.

Holt, T.J., Burruss, G.W., and Bossler, A.M. (2015). Policing Cybercrime and Cyberterror. Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press.

Pashea, J.J. and Kochel, T.R. (2015). Face-to-face Surveys in high crime areas: Balancing respondent cooperation and interviewer safety. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 1–26.

Kavish, Daniel and Christopher W. Mullins. (2015) Block Parties. Encyclopedia of Street Crime in America. Jefferey Ian Ross, editor.

Klenowski, Paul, Heith Copes, Christopher Mullins and Lynne Vieraitis. (2015) “How Men and Women Avoid the Stigma of White Collar Crime.” In A. Thio, T. Calhoun and A. Conyers Deviance Today. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Nowacki, J. S. (2015). Race, ethnicity, and judicial discretion: The influence of the United States v. Booker decision. Crime & Delinquency, 61, 1360-1385.


Pelfrey, William V. Jr. and Bryan F. Bubolz. 2014. “Hybridizing Socrates:  A Hybrid Approach to Teaching Graduate Research Methods.”  Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 25(1), 34-53.

Burruss, G.W., & Giblin, M.J. (2014). Modeling isomorphism on policing innovation: The role of institutional pressures in adopting community-­‐oriented policing.  Crime and Delinquency, 60, 331-­‐355.

Burruss, G.W., Schafer, J.A., Giblin, M.J., & Haynes, M.R. (2014). “Homeland Security in Small Law Enforcement Agencies: Preparedness and Proximity to Big-City Peers.” NIJ Journal, Issue No. 274, pp. 44-47.

Giblin, M.J. (2014). Organization and management in the criminal justice system: A text/reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Giblin, M.J., Burruss, G.W., & Schafer, J.A. (2014). “A stone’s throw from the metropolis.” Justice Quarterly 31(2), 368-393.

*Haynes, M.R., & Giblin, M.J. (2014).  Homeland security risk and preparedness in police agencies: The insignificance of actual risk factors.  Police Quarterly, 17, 30-­‐53.

Hibdon,J. & Groff, E. (2014). What You Find Depends on Where You Look: Using Emergency Medical Services Call Data to Target Illicit Drug Us Hot Spots.  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice.

Merola, L.M., Lum, C., Cave, B. & Hibdon, J. (2014). Community Support for License Plate Recognition. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 37(1), 30-51.

Kroner, D.G., Power, J., Takahashi, M., & Harris, A. J. R. (2014). Predicting treatment attrition among seriously violent offenders: An application of the Directionality Model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29, 2239-2256. doi:10.1177/0886260513517551.

Kroner, D.G., & Morgan, R. D. (2014). An overview of strategies for the assessment and treatment of criminal thinking. In R. C. Tafrate & D. Mitchell (Eds.), Forensic CBT: A handbook for clinical practice. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Morgan, R. D., Kroner, D.G., Mills, J. F., Bauer, R. L., & Serna, C. (2014). Treating justice involved persons with mental illness: Preliminary evaluation of a comprehensive treatment program. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41, 902–916. doi:10.1177/0093854813508553.

Morgan, R.D., Kroner, D.G., Mills, J. F., & Batastini, A. B. (2014). Treatment with criminal offenders. In I. B.Weiner & R. K. Otto (Eds.) Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Walters, G. D., Kroner, D.G., DeMatteo, D., & Locklair, B. J. (2014). The impact of base rate utilization and clinical experience on the accuracy of judgments made with the HCR-20. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 288-301. doi:10.1080/15228932.2014.941726.

Mullins, Christopher. 2014. Crime, Justice and Social Diversity. 1st edition. Cognella.

Grothoff , Garrett, Kimberly Kempf-Leonard and Christopher W. Mullins. (2014) “Gender and Juvenile Drug Abuse: A General Strain Theory Perspective.” Women and Criminal Justice. 24:1. 22-43.

Willits, D. W. & Nowacki, J.S.  (2014). Police organization, minority group-threat, and deadly force.  Policing & Society, 24, 63-80.

Pleggenkuhle,Breanne.  (2014). “Alfred Blumstein.” In Jay S. Albanese (Ed.)., The Encyclopedia of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Wiley-Blackwell.

Huebnr, Beth M., Jason Rydberg, Eric Grommon, Breanne Pleggenkuhle, Kimberly

Kras, and Timothy S. Bynum. (2014). The Effect and Implications of Sex Offender Residence Restrictions: Evidence From a Two State Evaluation. Criminology and Public Policy, 13(1): 139-168.

Schafer, J.A., Buerger, M.E., Myers, R.W., Jensen, C.J., & Levin, B.H. (2012). The future of policing: A practical guide for police managers and leaders. Boca Raton, FL: CRC/Taylor-Francis.

Schafer,Joseph, Christopher W. Mullins, and Stephanie Wagner. (2014) “Awakenings: the emergence of white supremacist ideologies.” Deviant Behavior. 35:3. 173-196.


Simi, Pete, Bryan F. Bubolz, and Ann Hardman. 2013. “Military Experience, Identity Discrepancies, and Far Right Terrorism: An Exploratory Analysis.” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 36(8), 654-671.

Giblin, M.J., *Haynes, M.R., Burruss, G.W., & Schafer, J.A. (2013).  Agree to disagree? Discordance in agency responses regarding campus safety.  Journal of Crime and Justice, 36, 374-­‐397.

Hillyard, Daniel and M. Joan McDermott. 2013. “Ecological, Peacemaking, and Feminist Considerations” in Responding to School Violence: Confronting the Columbine Effect:, Lynne Rienner Publishers, edited by Glenn W. Muschert, Stuart Henry, Nicole L. Bracy, and Anthony A. Peguero.

Kochel,T.R. (2013). Robustness of Collective Efficacy on Crime in a Developing Nation: Association with Crime Reduction Compared to Police Services.  Journal of Crime and Justice, 36(3), 334-352. Available online June 27, 2012.  DOI:10.1080/0735648X.2012.698102.

Kochel,T.R., Parks, R.B., and Mastrofski, S.M. (2013). Examining Police Effectiveness as a Precursor to Legitimacy and Cooperation with Police. Justice Quarterly, 30(5), 895-925. DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2011.633544.

Kroner, D.G., Gray, A. L., & Goodrich, B. (2013). Integrating risk context into risk assessments: The Risk Context Scale. Assessment, 20, 135-149.

Kroner, D.G., & Yessine, A. K. (2013). Changing risk factors that impact recidivism: In search of mechanisms of change. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 321-336. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000022.

Morgan, R. D., Kroner, D.G., Mills, J. F., Serna, C., & McDonald, B. (2013). Dynamic risk assessment: A validation study. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 115–124. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2012.11.004

Takahashi, M., Mori, T., & Kroner, D.G. (2013). A Cross-validation of the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) among Japanese Juvenile Offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 389-400. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000029.

Narag, Raymund E.  (2013). Community Policing in the Philippines: A critical view in  Community Policing in Indigenous Communities.  Nalla M.(ed). Taylor and Francis. Abstract.

Narag, Raymund E.  and Sheila R. Maxwell (2013). "Understanding cultural context when collecting field data: lessons learned from field research in a slum area in the Philippines." Qualitative ResearchAbstract.

Schafer, Joseph A. Effective leadership in policing: Successful traits and habits.Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (2013) Abstract.

Schafer,J.A. (2013) Effective leadership in policing: Successful traits and habits. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Schafer,J.A. (2013). The role of trust and transparency in procedural and organizational justice. Journal of Policing Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 8, 131-143.


Burruss, G.W., Bossler, A., & Holt, T. J. (2012). Assessing the Mediation of a Fuller Social Learning Model on Low Self-Control's Influence on Software Piracy. Crime & Delinquency 37(3), 378-395.

Holt, Thomas J., Blevins, K.R. and Burruss, G.W. (2012) "Examining the stress, satisfaction, and experiences of computer crime examiners." Journal of Crime and Justice 35.1: 35-52.

Giblin, M.J., Burruss, G.W., Corsaro, N. and Schafer, J.A. (2012). "Self-Protection in Rural America: A Risk Interpretation Model of Household Protective Measures." Criminal Justice Policy Review 23, 493-517.

Kochel,T.R. (2012). Can Police Legitimacy Promote Collective Efficacy? Justice Quarterly, 29(3), 384-419. DOI 10.1080/07418825.2011.561805.

Johnson, D. & Kochel, T.R. (2012). Race, ethnicity, crime, and criminal Justice in Trinidad and Tobago. In A. Kalunta-Crumpton (Ed.). Race, Crime and Criminal Justice in the Americas. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kroner, D.G. (2012). Service User Involvement in Risk Assessment and Management: The Transition Inventory. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 22, 136-147. doi: 10.1002/cbm.1825

Kroner, D.G., & Takahashi, M. (2012). Every session counts: The differential impact of previous programmes and current programme dosage on offender recidivism. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 17, 136-150. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8333.2010.02001.

Morgan, R. D., Flora, D. B., Kroner, D.G., Mills, J. F., Varghese, F. P., & Steffan, J. S. (2012). Treating offenders with mental illness: A research synthesis. Law and Human Behavior, 36, 37-50. doi: 10.1037/h0093964.

Mullins, Christopher W.  and Joseph Young. (2012).“Cultures of Violence and Terrorism: A Test of   the Legitimating-Habituation Model.”  Crime and Delinquency 58(1): 28-56. DOI: 10.1177/0011128710364807.

Rothe, D. L. and Christopher W. Mullins. 2012. “The International Criminal Court: the Solution to Ending Impunity?” In Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology Walter DeKeseredy and Molly Dragiewicz, editors. Pps 476-487.

Narag, Raymund E., Sheila R. Maxwell, and B. Lee. (2012). "A Phenomenological Approach to Assessing a DUI/DWI Program." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative CriminologyAbstract.

Nowacki, J.S.  (2012).  Sugar, spice, and street codes: The influence of gender and family attachment on street code adoption.  Deviant Behavior, 33, 831-844.

Schafer, Joseph A., Michael E. Buerger, Richard W. Myers, Carl J. Jensen, and Bernard H. Levin. (2012). The future of policing: A practical guide for police managers and leaders.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC/Taylor-Francis. 

Schafer,J.A. (2012). Rethinking “business as usual.” In D.R. Cohen McCulloug & D.L. Spence (eds.), American policing in 2022 (pp. 109-112). Washington, DC: COPS Office.

Varano, S.P., & Schafer, J.A. (2012). Policing disasters: The role of police in the pre- disaster planning and post-disaster responses. In M. Deflem (ed.), Disasters, hazards, and law (pp. 83-112). Bingley, UK: Emerald.


Cynthia Lum, Charlotte Gill, Breanne Cave, Julie Hibdon, and David Weisburd. (2011). Translational Criminology: The Evidence-Base for Evaluating TSA’s Comprehensive Security Strategy at U.S. Airports in Cynthia Lum & Leslie Kennedy (Eds.) Evidence-Based Counter –Terrorism.  New York: Springer. Abstract

Jeremy F. Mill, Daryl G. Kroner, and Robert D. Morgan. (2011). The Clinician’s Guide to Violence Risk Assessment. Guilford: New York. Abstract

Mullins, Christopher. (2011). “War Crimes During the August 2008 Georgia-Russia Conflict." The British Journal of Criminology 51(6): 918-936. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azr048

Mullins, Christopher W.  and Michael Cherbonneau. (2011). “Establishing Connections: Gender, Motor Vehicle Theft, and Disposal Networks” Justice Quarterly. 28(2):278-302. DOI10.1080/07418825.2010.499877

Klenowski, Paul, J. Heith Copes, and Christopher W. Mullins. (2011). “Gender, Identity and Patterns of Neutralization Use: Making Sense of White Collar Crime.”Justice Quarterly 28(1): 46-69. DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2010.482536


Lt. Paul Echols and Christine Byers. In Cold Pursuit: My Hunt for Timothy Krajcir-the Notorious Serial Killer. New Horizon Press: New Jersey (2010) Abstract

Dawn L. Rothe and Christopher W. Mullins. State Crime: Current Perspectives. Rutgers: New Jersey (2010)