Recent Publications

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

Adamczyk, A., Boyd, K. A., & Hayes, B. E. (2016). Place matters: Contextualizing the roles of religion and race for understanding American's attitudes about homosexuality. Social Science Research, 57, 1-16. LINK

Armstrong, G. S., **Atkin-Plunk, C. & *Gartner, N. R. (2016). Perceptions of motivational interviewing: Validation of the client evaluation of motivational Interviewing scale with probation clients. Criminal Justice and Behavior. Advance online publication. LINK

Blasko, B. L., Friedmann, P., Rhodes, A., & Taxman, F. S. (2015). The parole officer-client relationship as a mediator of criminal justice outcomes. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42(7), 722-740. LINK

Blasko, B. L., & Jeglic, E. L. (2016). Sexual offenders’ perceptions of the client–therapist relationship: The role of risk. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 28(4) 271-290. LINK

Blasko, B. L., Roman, C. R., & Taylor, R. B. (2015). Local gangs and residents’ perceptions of unsupervised teen groups: Implications for the incivilities thesis and neighborhood effects. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(1), 20-28. LINK

Bouffard, J. A., *Cooper, M. N., & Bergseth, K. (2016). The effectiveness of various restorative justice interventions on recidivism outcomes among juvenile offenders. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. Advance online publication. LINK

Bouffard, L. A., & **Koeppel, M. (2016). Sex differences in the health risk behavior outcomes of childhood bullying victimization. Victims & Offenders. Advance online publication. LINK

*Fansher, A., & del Carmen, R. V. (2016 ). "The child as witness": Evaluating state statutes on the court's most vulnerable population. Children's Legal Rights Journal, 36(1), 1-44. LINK

Folk, J. B., Blasko, B. L., Warden, R., Schaefer, K., Ferssizidis, P., Stuewig, J., & Tangney, J. P. (2015). Feasibility and acceptability of an impact of crime group intervention with jail inmates. Victims and Offenders. Advance online publication. LINK

Franklin, C. A., *Jin, H. R., *Ashworth, L.M., & *Viada, J. H. (2016). Sexual assault resource availability on Texas higher education campuses: A website content analysis. Women and Criminal Justice. Advance online publication. LINK

*Gaines, C., & Wells, W. (2016). Views of criminal justice officials. Sexual Assault Report, 19(3), 44-46.

Getty, R. M., Worrall, J. L., & **Morris, R. G. (2016). How far from the tree does the apple fall? Field training officers, their trainees, and allegations of misconduct. Crime & Delinquency, 62(6), 821-839. LINK

**Grubb, J. A., Muftić, L. R., & Deljkić, I. (2016). An exploratory analysis of prosecutorial attitudes of sex trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Trends in Organized Crime. Advance online publication. LINK

Hayes, B. E., Freilich, J. D., & Chermak, S. M. (2016). An exploratory study of honor crimes in the United States. Journal of Family Violence, 31(3), 303-314. LINK

Knight, K. E., Menard, S., *Simmons, S., Bouffard, L. A., & Orsi, R. (2016). Life course and intergenerational continuity of intimate partner violence and physical injury: A 20-year study. Violence and Victims. Advance online publication. LINK

Kovacs, K., Jayanna, P. K., Duke, A., Winner, B., Negrito, M., Angalakurthi, S., Yu, J. C. C., and Furedi, P. (2016). A lipid base formulation for intramuscular administration of a novel sulfur donor for cyanide antagonism. Current Drug Delivery. Advance online publication. LINK

Kovandzic, T. V., Schaffer, M. E., Vieraitis, L. M., Orrick, E. A., & Piquero, A. R. (2016). Police, crime and the problem of weak instruments: Revisiting the “More Police, Less Crime” thesis. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32(1), 133-158. LINK

*Li, Y., Longmire, D. R., and Lu, H. (2016). The death penalty disposition in China: What matters? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Advance online publications. LINK

*Li, Y., Ren, L., & *Luo, F. (2016). Is bad stronger than good? The impact of police-citizen encounters on public satisfaction with police. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 39(1), 109-126. LINK

Lundberg, R., & Willis, H. (2015). Assessing homeland security risks: A comparative assessment of homeland security risks. Homeland Security Affairs, 11. LINK

Lundberg, R., & Willis, H. H. (2016). Deliberative risk ranking to inform homeland security strategic planning. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 13(1). LINK

**Maguire, E. R., King, W. R., **Matusiak, M. C., & **Campbell, B. (2016). Testing the effects of people, processes, and technology on ballistic evidence processing productivity. Police Quarterly. Advance online publication. LINK

**Matusiak, M., King, W., & Maguire, (2016). How perceptions of the institutional environment shape organizational priorities: Findings from a survey of police chiefs. Journal of Crime and Justice. Advance online publication. LINK

**Menaker, T. A.,** Campbell, B. A., & Wells, W. (2016). The use of forensic evidence in sexual assault investigations: Perceptions of sex crimes investigators. Violence Against Women. Advance online publication. LINK

**Morris, R. G. (2016). Exploring the effect of exposure to short-term solitary confinement among violent prison inmates. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32(1), 1-22. LINK

Muftic, L.R., Deljkic, I., & *Fansher, A. K. (2016). A nationwide evaluation of services provided to domestic violence survivors at shelters in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. LINK

**Nolasco, C. A. R. I., **Rivolta, P., Mullings, J. L., & Spaic, A. (2016). Unlocking the black box: indicators of treatment noncompliance in a DWI court programs. Journal of Substance Use,21(4), 390-394. LINK

Oliver, W., Marion, N. E., & **Hill, J. B. (2016). Not all crime policies are created equal: Presidential speeches and symbolic rhetoric by crime policy types. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 27, 331-347. LINK

Orrick, E. A., Compofelice, K., & Piquero, A. R. (2016). Assessing the impact of deportable status on sentencing outcomes in a sample of state prisoners. Journal of Crime and Justice, 39(1), 28-40. LINK

Randa, R., Reyns, B. W., & Nobles, M. (2016).Measuring the effects of limited and persistent school bullying victimization: Repeat victimization, fear and adaptive behaviors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. LINK

Ren, L., *Zhang, H., Zhao, J., & Zhao, R. (2016). Delinquent subculture, traditional models and juvenile offenders’ attitudes toward the police in China. Police Quarterly, 19(1), 87-110. LINK

Ren, L., Zhao, J. S., He, N. P., Marshall, I. H., Zhang, H., Zhao. R., & Jin, C. (2016). Testing For measurement invariance of attachment across Chinese and American adolescent samples. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60,8, 964-991. LINK

Reyns, B. W., Randa, R., & Henson, B. (2016). Preventing crime online: Identifying determinants of online preventive behaviors using structural equation modeling and canonical correlation analysis. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 18(1), 38-59. LINK

**Tapia, N., & Vaughn, M. S. (2016). Courts’ decisions on elder victimization. Criminal Law Bulletin, 52(3).

Tasca, M., Mulvey, P. & Rodriguez, N. (2016). Families coming together in prison: An examination of visitation encounters. Punishment & Society. Advance online publication. LINK

Tasca, M., Wright, K., Turanovic, J., White, C. & Rodriguez, N. (2016). Moving visitation research forward: The Arizona Prison Visitation Project. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society, 17, 55-67.

Taylor, L., Caudy, M., Blasko, B. L., & Taxman, F. S. (2016). Differences by gender in predictors of motivation among substance abuse treatment participants. Substance Use and Misuse.

Vaughan, T.J., Bouffard, J.A., & Piquero, A.R. (2016). Testing an integration of control theories: The role of bonds and self-control in decision making. American Journal of Criminal Justice. Advance online publication. LINK

Walton, A., Jeglic, E. L., & Blasko, B. L. (2016). The role of psychopathic traits in the development of the therapeutic alliance among sexual offenders. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. Advance online publication. LINK

Wixted, J.T., Mickes, L., Dunn, J.C., Clark, S.E., & Wells, W. (2016). Estimating the reliability of eyewitness identifications from police lineups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 304-309. LINK

Wright, K., & Bouffard, L.A. (2016). Capturing crime: The qualitative analysis of individual cases for advancing criminological knowledge. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(2), 123-145.LINK

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