Recent and Pending Publications and Presentations

Below are some recent and forthcoming publications by Criminal Justice and Criminology alumni, faculty, and graduate students. You can send your recent and pending publications to

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

Bernat, F. P., Kraft-Duley, A., Dollar, C., & Makin, D. A. (2023). Instruction Modality and Writing Intensive Undergraduate Research Success: A Case Study. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 1-21.

Makin, D.A. Stohr, M.K., Unger, J., Howell, E., Parks, M., Willits, D. & Hemmens, C. (2024). Documenting Variability in Operational and Organizational Experiences Related to COVID-19 in Washington State. Policing: An International Journal. Published online in March 2023.

Makin, D. A., Carter, P., & Parks, M. (2023). Examining implementation of crisis centers on police officer emergency hold petitions. Community mental health journal, 1-13.

Meize, M., Stohr, M.K., Willits, D., Solenstein, B., Hampton, M.M., Makin, D., Lovrich, N.P., Hemmens, C. and D. Stanton. (2023). The Intersection of Gender, Race, and Arrest in the Era of Cannabis Legalization. Crime and Delinquency. Available online in April

Mellinger, H., Lowrey-Kinberg, B., & Barak, M. P. (2023, Online First). Methodological and Practical Considerations for Cross-Cultural Focus Groups. Qualitative Criminology.

Stanton, D.L., Stohr, M.K., Hemmens, C., Lovrich, N.P., Makin, D., Meize, M. & Willits, D. (2023) Rural Decline and Policing Legalization of Cannabis in Washington State.   Policing & Society Published online in February 2022. Rural decline and policing of cannabis legalisation in Washington

Willits, D, Solenstein, B., Meize, M., Stohr, M.K., Makin, D.A., Hemmens, C., Stanton, D.L., Lovrich, N.P. (2023). Racial Disparities in the Wake of Cannabis Legalization: Documenting Persistence and Change.  Race and Justice Available online in March 2022.

Professional Presentations

Chatburn, K., Makin, D.A., Parks, M. (2023). Screening for Cues: Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Regulation Failure. Western Society of Criminology. Vancouver, BC

Richardson, C., Makin, D.A., Parks, M. (2023). Operationalizing Police Interactions: Assessing Differential Duration of Police Encounters. Western Society of Criminology. Vancouver, BC

Solensten, B., Makin, D.A., (2023). Hit the Ground Running: University Cadet Programs and Police Training Academies. Western Society of Criminology. Vancouver, BC

Wright, K., Shaw, K., Makin, D. A., (2023). Prosecutorial Decision-Making Within Specialized DV Courts: Assessing Court Dispositions on Rearrest. Western Society of Criminology. Vancouver, BC