Recent & Forthcoming Publications


Below are some recent and forthcoming publications by Criminal Justice and Criminology graduate students and faculty:


  • Barnes, J.C. & Linning, S.J. (forthcoming 2020). Statistical power, false-discovery rate (FDR), and positive predictive value (PPV). In J.C. Barnes and D.R. Forde (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Research Methods and Statistical Techniques in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

  • Kowalski, M.A., Mei, X., Turner, J.R., Stohr, M.K., & Hemmens, C. (2020). An Analysis of Statutes Criminalizing Correctional Officer Sexual Misconduct with Inmates. The Prison Journal 100(1): 126-148.

  • Klein, M., Dorsch, C., & Hemmens, C. (forthcoming 2020). Talk to Me: An Analysis of Statutes Regulating Police Interviews of Children Victims. Juvenile and Family Court Journal.

  • Hemmens, C., Dotson, E., & Miller, M. (forthcoming 2020). Criminal Justice Decisions of the United States Supreme Court, 2018 Term. Criminal Justice Review.

  • Makin, D., Willits, D., & Brooks, R. (forthcoming 2020). Systematic Social Event Modeling: A Methodology for Analyzing Body-Worn Camera Footage. International Journal of Social Research Methodology.

  • Neuilly, M.A., Hamilton, Z.K., Hsieh, M.L., Kigerl, A. (forthcoming 2020). Data Missingness Patterns in Homicide Datasets: An Applied Test on a Primary Data Set. Violence and Victims.

  • Stohr, M.K., Makin, D., Stanton, D.A., Hemmens, C., Willits, D., Lovrich, N.P., Meize, M., Snyder, J., Lu, Ruibin, Wu, G. (2021). An Evolution Rather than A Revolution: Cannabis Legalization Implementation from the Perspective of the Police in Washington State. Accepted at the Justice Evaluation Journal in April 2020.

Technical Report

  • Stohr, M.K., Willits, D., Makin, D., Hemmens, C., Lovrich, N.P., Stanton, D.L. and Meize, Mikala. (2020). Final Report on National Institute of Justice Award Number 2016-R2-CX-0058. The Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Law Enforcement and Crime. Submitted on 3/24/20.