The University of Florida Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law is home to a thriving community of academics who produce high quality work that we value and wish to highlight. The following are recent publications from faculty and graduate students within our department. Please note that many of the links below may require institutional or individual access to journals, while book links direct to the publishers’ websites.
Andershed, Anna-Karin, Chris L. Gibson, and Henrik Andershed. “The role of cumulative risk and protection for violent offending.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 45, 78-84.
Benedini, Kristen M., Abigail A. Fagan, and Chris L. Gibson. “The cycle of victimization: The relationship between childhood maltreatment and adolescent peer victimization.” Child Abuse & Neglect, 59, 111-121.
Boman, John H., and Chris L. Gibson. “The implications of using group-based offenses versus non-group-based offenses in peer deviance scales.” Deviant Behavior, 37(12), 1411-1428.
Copes, Heith, Lindsay Leban, Kent R. Kerley and Jessica R. Deitzer. “Identities, Boundaries, and Accounts of Women Methamphetamine Users.” Justice Quarterly, 33(1), 134-158. doi: 10.1080/07418825.2014.897365
Dong, Beidi, and Marvin D. Krohn. “Escape from violence: what reduces the enduring consequences of adolescent gang affiliation?” Journal of Criminal Justice, 47, 41-50.
Dong, Beidi, and Marvin D. Krohn. “The Protective Effects of Family Support on the Relationship Between Official Intervention and General Delinquency Across the Life Course.” Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 1-23.
Dong, Beidi, and Marvin D. Krohn. “Dual trajectories of gang affiliation and delinquent peer association during adolescence: an examination of long-term offending outcomes.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(4), 746-762.
Fagan, Abigail A. “Opportunities for public policies to strengthen families and prevent crime.” Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy.
Fagan, Abigail A. and Molly Buchanan. “What Works in Crime Prevention? A Comparison and Critical Review of Three Crime Prevention Registries.” Criminology and Public Policy, 15(3), 617-649. doi
Fagan, Abigail A., and Kristen M. Benedini. “How do family-focused prevention programs work? A review of mediating mechanisms associated with reductions in youth antisocial behaviors.” Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 19(4), 285-309.
Frogner, Louise, Chris L. Gibson, Anna-Karin Andershed, and Henrik Andershed. “Childhood Psychopathic Personality and Callous–Unemotional Traits in the Prediction of Conduct Problems.” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.
Gajos, Jamie M., Abigail A. Fagan, and Kevin M. Beaver. “Use of Genetically Informed Evidence‐Based Prevention Science to Understand and Prevent Crime and Related Behavioral Disorders.” Criminology & Public Policy, 15(3), 683-701.
Kim, Jihoon, Song, Hyojong, and Wesley G. Jennings. “A Distinct Form of Deviance or a Variation of Bullying? Examining the Developmental Pathways and Motives of Cyberbullying compared to Traditional Bullying in South Korea.” Crime & Delinquency. doi:10.1177/0011128716675358
Kim, Jihoon, Lee, Yeungjeom, and Lindsay Leban. “A Comprehensive Investigation of Youth Deviance: Theoretical Distinction by Deviant Behavior Sub-Types.” Deviant Behavior. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2016.1197630
Kim, Jihoon, Leban, Lindsay, and Yeungjeom Lee. “Cross-Level Theoretical Predictions of Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and Opium Use.” Deviant Behavior. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2016.1197696
Krohn, Marvin D., Thomas A. Loughran, Terence P. Thornberry, Daniel Wonho Jang, Adrienne Freeman-Gallant, and Erin D. Castro. “Explaining Adolescent Drug Use in Adjacent Generations: Testing the Generality of Theoretical Explanations.” Journal of Drug Issues, 46(4), 373-395.
Lane, Jodi and James W. Meeker. “Fear of Gangs: A Summary and Directions for New Research.” In D. Chadee (ed.), Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media: International Perspectives. Routledge Press.
Lee, Yeungjeom and Jihoon Kim. “An Examination of Victimization Trajectories among a Sample of South Korean Adolescents: Risk and Protective Factors.” Crime & Delinquency. doi: 10.1177/0011128716634103
Leban, Lindsay, Stephanie M. Cardwell, Heith Copes, and Timothy Brezina. “Adapting to prison life: A qualitative examination of the coping process among incarcerated offenders.” Justice Quarterly, 33(6), 943-969.
Mehreen, Rushdia and Ryan Thomson. “Affinities and Barricades: a Comparative Analysis of Student Organizing in Quebec and the USA.” In R. Brooks (ed.), Student Politics and Protest: International Perspectives. London: Routledge. (Forthcoming.)
Perz, Stephen. Crossing Boundaries for Collaboration: Conservation and Development Projects in the Amazon. Rowman & Littlefield.
Rhew, Isaac C., J. David Hawkins, David M. Murray, Abigail A. Fagan, Sabrina Oesterle, Robert D. Abbott, and Richard F. Catalano. “Evaluation of community-level effects of Communities that Care on adolescent drug use and delinquency using a repeated cross-sectional design.” Prevention Science, 17(2), 177-187.
Sanchez, Esmeralda, Nicholas Vargas, Rebecca Burwell, Jessica Martinez, Milagros Peña, and Edwin I. Hernandez. “Latina/o Congregations and Youth Educational Expectations.” Sociology of Religion, 77(2): 171-192. doi: 10.1093/socrel/srw017
Schafer, Marcus H. and Nicholas Vargas. “The Dynamics of Social Support Inequality: Maintenance Gaps by Race and Socioeconomic Status?” Social Forces, 94(4), 1795-1822. doi: 10.1093/sf/sow024
Smith, Karen L. and David N. Khey. “Can Investigators Objectively Navigate Bloodstain Pattern Evidence When Presented with Potentially Biasing Information?” National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law, January 2016.
Stogner, John M., and Chris L. Gibson. “Genetic modification of the relationship between parental rejection and adolescent alcohol use.” Alcohol and Alcoholism.
Thornberry, Terence P., Marvin D. Krohn, Megan Bears Augustyn, Molly Buchanan, and Sarah J. Greenman. “The impact of adolescent risk behavior on partner relationships.” Advances in Life Course Research, 28, 6-21.
Trieu, Monica, Nicholas Vargas, and Roberto G. Gonzales. “Transnational Patterns among Latina/o American and Asian American Children of Immigrants.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(7): 1177-1198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1113865
Vargas, Nicholas and Jared Kingsbury. “Racial Identity Contestation: Mapping and Measuring Racial Boundaries.” Sociology Compass, 10(8): 718-729. doi
Vargas, Nicholas and Kevin Stainback. “Documenting Contested Racial Identities among Self-Identified Latina/os, Asians, Blacks, and Whites.” American Behavioral Scientist, 60(4): 442-464. doi:10.1177/0002764215613396
Wright, Emily M., Abigail A. Fagan and Gillian M. Pinchevsky. “Penny for Your Thoughts? The Protective Effect of Youths’ Attitudes Against Drug Use in High-Risk Communities.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 14(2), 110-129. doi: 10.1177/1541204014562074.