Academics

Recent Publications

Aptekar, Sofya. 2015. The Road to Citizenship: What Naturalization Means for Immigrants and the United States. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Aptekar, Sofya. 2015. “Visions of Public Space: Reproducing and Resisting Social Hierarchies in a Diverse Community Garden.” Sociological Forum 30(1): 209-227.

Aptekar, Sofya. 2014. “Citizenship Status and Patterns of Inequality in the United States and Canada.” Social Science Quarterly 95(2): 343-359.

Bachman, Ronet and Russell K. Schutt. 2014. Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Third Edition. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Benson, Paul R. 2015. "Longitudinal effects of educational involvement on parent and family functioning among mothers of children with ASD." Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 11, 42-55.

Benson, Paul R. 2014. Coping and Psychological Adjustment Among Mothers of Children with ASD: An Accelerated Longitudinal Study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44: 1793-1807.

Bentele, Keith G., Rebecca Sager, Gary Adler Jr., & Sarah A. Soule. 2014. “Breaking Down the Wall Between Church and State: State Adoption of Religious Inclusion Legislation, 1995-2009.” Journal of Church and State. Summer 56 (3): 1-31.

Bersani, Bianca E. and Stephanie M. DiPietro. Forthcoming. “Examining the Salience of Marriage on Offending for Black and Hispanic Men.” Justice Quarterly.

Bersani, Bianca E. and Marieke van Schellen. 2014. “The Effectiveness of Marriage as an Intervention in the Netherlands.” In Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Careers, Humphrey and Cordella (eds.). Springer.

Bersani, Bianca E., Thomas A. Loughran, and Alex R Piquero. 2014. “Comparing Patterns and Predictors of Immigrant Offending Among a Sample of Adjudicated Youth.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(11): 1914-1933.

Bersani, Bianca E. 2014. “A Game of Catch-up? The Offending Experience of Second Generation Immigrants.” Crime and Delinquency, 60: 60-84.

Bersani, Bianca E. 2014. “An Examination of First and Second Generation Immigrant Offending Trajectories.” Justice Quarterly, 31:315-343.

Bosick, Stacey, Bianca E. Bersani and David Farrington. Forthcoming. “Relating Clusters of Adolescent Problems to Adult Criminal Trajectories: A Person-Centered, Prospective Approach.” Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.

Brenner, Philip S. and John DeLamater. Forthcoming. “Measurement Directiveness as a Cause of Response Bias: Evidence from Two Survey Experiments.” Sociological Methods & Research. doi: 10.1177/0049124114558630

Brenner, Philip S., Jessica L. LeBlanc, Anthony M. Roman, and Naa Oyo A. Kwate. 2015. “Safety and Solidarity After the Boston Marathon Bombing: A Comparison of Three Diverse Boston Neighborhoods.” Sociological Forum 30(1):40-61.

Brenner, Philip S. 2014. “Testing the Veracity of Self-reported Religious Practice in the Muslim World.” Social Forces, 92:1009-1037.

Brenner, Philip S. and John D. DeLamater. 2014. “Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reports of Physical Activity: Is an Exercise Identity the Culprit?” Social Indicators Research, 117:489-504.

Brenner, Philip S., Richard T. Serpe, and Sheldon Stryker. 2014. “The Causal Ordering of Prominence and Salience in Identity Theory: An Empirical Examination.” Social Psychology Quarterly 77(3):231-252.

Creighton, Mathew J, Amaney Jamal and Natalia C. Malancu. Forthcoming. Has Opposition to Immigration Increased in the United States after the Economic Crisis? An Experimental Approach. International Migration Review.

Creighton, Mathew, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Roberta Rutigliano and Maike van Damme. (2014) “Is Fertility Influenced by Couple Instability? / ¿Influye la inestabilidad de la pareja en la fecundidad?” in Gøsta Esping-Andersen (ed.) El déficit de natalidad en Europa La singularidad del caso español. Barcelona: Obra Social Fundación “La Caixa”

Engel, Rafael J. and Russell K. Schutt. 2014. Fundamentals of Social Work Research, Second Edition. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Fisher, William, Stephanie W. Hartwell, Xiaogang Deng, Carl Fulwiler, Debra A Pinals, Kristen Roy-Bujnowski. 2014. Recidivism among Released State Prison Inmates Who Received Mental Health Treatment While Incarcerated. Crime and Delinquency. Volume 60 (6): 811-832.

Goldman, Noreen, Anne Pebley, Creighton, Mathew J, Graciela Teruel, Luis Rubalcava and Chang Chung. Forthcoming. The Consequences of Migration for the Health of Mexican Immigrants to the US. Demography.

Hartwell, Stephanie W., Amy James, Jie Chen, Debra A. Pinals, Martha C. Marin, and David Smelson. 2014. “Trauma Among Justice Involved Veterans.” Professional Psychology, Research and Practice. Volume 45 (6): 425-432.

Hattori, Megan Klein. 2014. Trust and condom use among young adults in relationships in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Biosocial Science. 1-18.

Kretsedemas, Philip. 2014. “Mainstreaming Latina Identity.” In Sarah Turner and Sarah Nilsen (Eds). The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America. NYU Press.

LaFree, Gary and Bianca E. Bersani. 2014. “Social Disorganization and Terrorist Attacks in the United States Before and After 9/11.” Criminology and Public Policy, 13: 455-481.

Leverentz, Andrea. (2014). The Ex-Prisoner's Dilemma: How Women Negotiate Competing Narratives of Reentry and Desistance. Rutgers University Press.

Martinez, Damian J. and Andrea Leverentz. (2014). "In It for the Long Haul: Exploring Gender Dynamics in Former Prisoner-Family Relationships.” Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, 2(1): 68-94.

Nestor, Paul and Russell K. Schutt. 2014. Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human Behavior, Second Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Piquero, Alex R., Bersani, Bianca E., Thomas A. Loughran, and Jeffrey Fagan. Forthcoming. “Longitudinal Patterns of Legal Socialization in First Generation Immigrants, Second Generation Immigrants, and Native Born Serious Youthful Offenders.” Crime & Delinquency.

Schutt, Russell K., Larry J. Seidman, and Matcheri Keshavan (eds.). 2015 (Forthcoming). Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Schutt, Russell K. 2015 (In press). Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research, 8th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Socia, Kelly M., and Brown, Elizabeth K. (Sept 2014 online first). "This isn’t about Casey Anthony anymore": Political rhetoric and Caylee’s Law. Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Socia, Kelly M., and Brown, Elizabeth K. (Nov 2014 online first). Up in smoke: The passage of medical marijuana legislation and enactment of dispensary moratoriums in Massachusetts. Crime and Delinquency.

Solari, Cinzia. 2014. “Prostitutes” and “Defectors”: How the Ukrainian State Constructs Women Emigrants to Italy and the USA.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40:1817-1835.

Worden, Alissa P., Davies, Andrew L. B., Brown, Elizabeth, K. (2014). Public Defense in an Age of Innocence: The Innocence Paradigm and the Challenges of Representing the Accused, pages 209-225 in Wrongful Conviction & Criminal Justice Reform: Making Justice, edited by Marvin Zalman and Julia Carrano, New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Wozniak, Kevin H. (2015). Public opinion about gun control post-Sandy Hook. Criminal Justice Policy Review. Online ahead of print. doi:10.1177/0887403415577192

Wozniak, Kevin H. (2014). American Public Opinion about Prisons. Criminal Justice Review, 39(3), 305-324.

Wozniak, Kevin H. (2014). A political science assessment of the House Democratic Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. PS: Political Science & Politics, 47(2), 550-552.

Zaykowski, Heather. (2014). Mobilizing victim services: the role of reporting to the police. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27(3), 365–369.

Zaykowski, Heather, Kleinstuber, R. & McDonough, C. (2014). Judicial Narratives of Ideal and Deviant Victims in Judges’ Capital Sentencing Decisions. American Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI10.1007/s12103-014-9257-3.