Recent Publications

Here is a list of publications recently produced by faculty, students and alumni of Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice.


Armstrong, T., Armstrong, G., & Katz, C. (2015). Testing the influence of community characteristics on school misconduct. Justice Quarterly, 32(5), 792-817.

*Brady, P. Q., Randa, R., & Reyns, B. W. (2015). From WWII to the World Wide Web: A research note on social changes, online "places," and a new online activity ratio for Routine Activity Theory. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Advance online publication. doi:0.1177/1043986215621377

*Brinser, K., & King, W. (2016). Organizational permeability to environmental conditions: Local police agency assessments of threats posed by disasters, accidents and terrorism. Police Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1098611115626409

Bytheway, J. A., Connor, M., Dabbs, G. R., Johnston, C. A. & Sunkel, M. (2015). The ethics and best practices of human decomposition facilities in the United States. Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal, 6(3-4), 59-68.

Espinosa, E. M., & **Sorensen, J. R. (2015). The influence of gender and traumatic experiences on length of time served in juvenile justice settings. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication.

Fox, K. A., & Bouffard, L. A. (2015). Violent victimization vulnerability: Testing a conceptual model of personality, social, and community factors. Deviant Behavior, 36(11), 1-25. doi:10.1080/01639625.2014.977201

Franklin, C.A. (2015). Sorority affiliation and sexual assault victimization: Assessing
vulnerability using path analysis. Violence Against Women. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1077801215614971

Franklin, T. W., *Dittmann, L., & *Henry, T. K. S. (2015). Extralegal disparity in the application of intermediate sanctions: An analysis of U.S. district courts. Crime & Delinquency. Advance online publication.

*Houston, R., Birck, M., Hughes-Stamm, S., & Gangitano, D. (2015). Evaluation of a 13-loci STR multiplex system for Cannabis sativa genetic identification. International Journal of Legal Medicine. Advance online publication.

Hughes-Stamm, S., Warnke, F., & van Daal, A. (2015). Alternate method for extracting DNA from environmentally challenged teeth for improved DNA analysis. Legal Medicine, 18, 31-36.

**Kim, B., Benekos, P. J., & Merlo, A. V. (2016). Sex offender recidivism revisited: Review of recent meta-analyses on the effects of sex offender treatment. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, 17(1), 88-104.

**Kim, B., Lin, W. C. A., & Lambert, E. G. (2015). Comparative/international research on juvenile
justice issues: A review of juvenile justice. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 26(4), 545-562.

**Kim, B., Stallings, R. P., Merlo, A. V., & Lin, A. W. C. (2015). Mentoring in criminology and criminal justice doctoral education: Doctoral program coordinators’ perspectives. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 26(4), 390-407.

Li, M., Lu, J. Qi, J., Zhao, F., Zeng, J., & Yu, J. C. C. (2014). Stamping surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for label-free, multiplexed, molecular sensing and imaging. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(5). doi:10.1117/1.JBO.19.5.050501

*Luo, F., & Bouffard, L. (2015). Immigrants as victims: Examining the function of assimilation. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. Advance online publication.

Muftić, L. R., Finn, M. A., & Marsh, E. A. (2015). The victim-offender overlap: Intimate partner violence and sex. Crime & Delinquency, 61(7), 899-926. doi:10.1177/0011128712453677

Muftić, L. R., Maljevic, A., Mandick, L., & Buljubasic, M. (2015). Factors that influence death penalty support among university students in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Criminal Justice Studies, 28(3). doi:10.1080/1478601X.2015.1030076

Muftić, L. R., & *Smith, Molly. (2015). Sex, parental incarceration, and violence perpetration among a sample of young adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0886260515605123

Newsome, J., Vaske, J. C., Gehring, K. S., & Boisvert, D. (2015). Sex differences in sources of resilience and vulnerability to risk for delinquency. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0381-2

Pyrooz, D. C., Turanovic, J. J., Decker, S. H., & *Wu, J. (2015). Taking stock of the relationship between gang membership and offending: A meta-analysis. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication.

Reyns, B. W., & Randa, R. (2015). Victim reporting behaviors following identity theft victimization: Results from the National Crime Victimization Survey. Crime & Delinquency. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1177/0011128715620428

**Schield, C., **Campelli, C., **Sycalik, J., Randle, C., Hughes-Stamm, S., & Gangitano, D. (2015). Identification and persistence of Pinus pollen DNA on cotton fabrics: A forensic application. Science & Justice. Advance online publication.

*Simmons, S. B., & Knight, K. E., & Ellis, C. (2015). Youthful animal abuse and later problem behavior outcomes: Findings from two generations. Contemporary Justice Review. Advance online publication.

*Simmons, S. B., Knight, K. E., & Menard, S. (2015). Long-term consequences of intimate partner abuse on physical health, emotional well-being, and problem behaviors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication.

*Smith, M., Wilkes, N., & Bouffard, L. A. (2015). Rape myth adherence among campus law enforcement officers. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication.

**Steinmetz, K., & Henderson, H. (2015). Inequality on probation: An examination of differential probation outcomes. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. Advance online publication.

Tasca, M. (2015). The gatekeepers of contact: Child-caregiver dyads and parental prison visitation. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0093854815613528N00657G

Wright, K. A., & Bouffard, L. A. (2015). Capturing crime: The qualitative analysis of individual cases for advancing criminological knowledge. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(2), 123-145.

*Wu, J., & Pyrooz, D. (2015). Uncovering the pathways between gang membership and violent victimization. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Advance online publication.

Zeng, J., Qi, J., Bai, F., Yu, J. C. C., & Shih, W. C. (2014). Analysis of ethyl and methyl centralite vibrational spectra for mapping organic gunshot residues. The Analyst, 139(17) doi: 10.1039/C4A

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*: Doctoral Students
**: Alumni

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