PhD graduates

year dissertation advisor
D'Andre Walker 2018

Advancing General Strain Theory:  Three Empirical Studies

Michael Reisig
Travis Meyers 2018

Managing Violent Misconduct in a Maximum Security Prison:  Processes and Outcomes in a Restrictive Status Housing Program

Kevin Wright
Gabriel Cesar 2018

The CPS Paradox: Life Course Criminology, Juvenile Justice, and Growing Up in Child Protective Services

Scott Decker
Katherine Kempany 2018

Sanctioning and Punishment in Prisons: An Examination of the Institutional Disciplinary Response to Formal Inmate Misconduct

John Hepburn
Chantal Fahmy 2018

Physical Health, Social Support, and Reentry: A Longitudinal Examination of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Scott Decker
Katelyn Golladay 2018

Understanding Victim-Offender Overlap Taxonomies: A Longitudinal Study

Kristy Holtfreter
Laura Beckman 2018

Assessing Disparity in the Federal Court Processing of Immigration Cases


Xia Wang
Natalie Todak 2017

De-Escalation in Police-Citizen Encounters: A Mixed Methods Study of a Misunderstood Policing Strategy

Michael White
Megan Parry 2017

Watching the Watchmen: An examination of the individual level effects of viewing video recordings of police-citizen encounters

Danielle Wallace
Richard Moule 2016

Criminal Capital and the Transition to Adulthood

Scott Decker
Brooks Louton 2016

Growing the Green Goddess: Commercial marijuana growers on the edge of legality


Scott Decker
John Shjarback 2016

Cops, Culture, and Context: The Integration of Structural and Cultural Elements for Explanations of Police Use of Force 

Michael White
Lisa Dario 2016

Crime at Convenience Stores: Assessing an In-Depth Problem-Oriented Policing Initiative

Michael White
Kimberly Kaiser 2016

Procedural Justice and Legal Socialization Among Serious Adolescent Offenders: A Longitudinal Examination

Michael Reisig
Eryn O'Neal 2016

Often I Feel We Victimize the Victim More Than the Suspect Does: Examining Officer Attitudes Toward Sexual Assault Complainants--a Social Ecological Framing Theory Approach  

Cassia Spohn
Mario Cano 2015

Prosecutorial Discretion across Federal Sentencing Reforms: Immediate and Enduring Effects of Unwarranted Disparity

Cassia Spohn
Andrea Borrego 2015

Exploring the Nature and Prevalence of Arrest-Related Deaths in the United States: A Content Analysis of Fatal Police-Citizen Encounters, 2005-2006

Michael White
Clair White 2015

Youth Receiving Treatment Service in the Juvenile Justice System: An Examination of Funding Sources and Recidivism

Michael Shafer
Janne Gaub 2015

Bad Lady Cops: Explaining Sex Differences in Police Officer Misconduct

Kristy Holtfreter
Jillian Turanovic 2015

The Age-Graded Consequences of Victimization

Michael Reisig
Samuel Vickovic 2015

Correctional Officer Job Stress: The Influence of Perceived Occupational Prestige

Marie Griffin
Weston Morrow 2015

Examining the Potential for Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Use of Force During NYPD Stop and Frisk Activities

Michael White
Rodger Benefiel 2015

Positive Administrative Control: A Construct for Assessing Managerial Influences on Rates of Misconduct in Prison

Cassia Spohn
Byung Bae Kim 2015

Gender Disparity and Ecological Contexts of Court Community in Federal District Courts

Cassia Spohn
Melinda Tasca 2014

It's Not All Cupcakes and Lollipops: An Investigation of the Predictors and Effects of Prison Visitation for Children during Maternal and Paternal Incarceration

Nancy Rodriguez
Natalie Ortiz 2014

The Gendering of Criminal Stigma: An Experiment Testing the Effects of Race/Ethnicity and Incarceration on Women's Entry-Level Job Prospects

Scott Decker
Matthew Larson 2013

Romantic Dissolution and Offending During Emerging Adulthood

Gary Sweeten
Philip Mulvey 2013

On the Brink: Experiences of Women with Mental Illness on Probation

Scott Decker
Mercedes Valadez 2013 Cassia Spohn
Andrew Fox 2013

Examining Gang Social Network Structure And Criminal Behavior

Charles Katz
Melanie Taylor 2013

A Case Study of the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act:
Reforming the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

Scott Decker
David Pyrooz 2012

The Non-Criminal Consequences of Gang Membership:
Impacts on Education and Employment in the Life-Course

Scott Decker
Jonathan Cooper 2012 Michael White
Scott Wolfe 2012

Crime in Late Life

Michael Reisig