Recent Publications


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


  • Bagdon, C., Lutze, F., & Mei, X. (2018). Fostering Mature Coping in Incarcerated Workers: An Examination of Prison Work Programs. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference (New Orleans, LA).
  • Bang, B., Stanton, D., Hemmens, C., & Stohr, M.K. (2018). Police Recording of Custodial Interrogations: A State-By-State Legal Inquiry. International Journal of Police Science & Management.
  • Campagna, M., Kowalski, M., Drapela, L., Stohr, M. K., Tollefsbol, E., Woo, Y., Mei, X., & Hamilton, Z. (forthcoming). Understanding offender needs over forms of isolation using a repeated measures design. The Prison Journal.
  • Choi, E. (TBA). Exploring How Job Stress, Job Involvement, and Job Satisfaction Are Related to the Life Satisfaction of Chinese Prison Staff. Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law.
  • Hafoka, M., Woo, Y., Hsieh, M., van Wormer, J., Stohr, M.K., & Hemmens, C. (2017). What Legally Prescribed Functions Tell Us: Role Differences between Adult and Juvenile Probation Officers. Federal Probation. 81(3): 32-47.
  • Hemmens, C. & McCann, W. (2018). Criminal Justice Decisions of the United States Supreme Court, 2016 Term. Criminal Justice Review.
  • Hemmens, C., Lu, R., & McCann, W. (2017). The Supreme Court Gets It Wrong in Birchfield v. North Dakota. Criminal Law Bulletin. 53(5): 1118-1130.
  • Hsieh, M., Hafoka, M., Woo, Y., van Wormer, J., Stohr, M.K., & Hemmens, C. (2017). Assessing the Current State of Juvenile Probation Practice: A Statutory Analysis. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.
  • Kowalski, M.A., Mei, X., Turner, J.R., Stohr, M.K., & Hemmens, C. (2019). An Analysis of Statutes Criminalizing Correctional Officer Sexual Misconduct with Inmates. The Prison Journal.
  • Koslicki, W. & Willits, D. (Forthcoming). Finding the Iron Fist in the Velvet Glove? Testing the Militarization/Community Policing Paradox. International Journal of Police Science & Management.
  • McCann, W., Pedneault, A., Hemmens, C., & Stohr, M.K. (2018). Upskirting: Statutory analysis of legislative responses to video voyeurism ten years down the road. Criminal Justice Review.
  • Mei, X., Cortright, C., Stohr, M.K., Hemmens, C., Iannichaonne, B., Collins, P., & Hudson, M. (2018). Confirmatory Analysis of an Ethics Instrument for Corrections. The Prison Journal. 98(2): 229-250.
  • Roig-Palmer, K. & Pedneault, A. (forthcoming). Promoting Higher Learning Through Artivism. Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
  • Routh, D., Abess, G., Yoo, J., Makin, D., Hemmens, C., & Stohr, M.K. (2017). The law and transgender inmates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 61, 6.
  • Routh, D., Abbes, G., Stohr, M.K., Hemmens, C., Makin, D. (2017). Transgender Inmates in Prisons: Legal Issues and Policies. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 61(6): 645-666.
  • Rowe, B., McCann, W., & Hemmens, C. (2017). Persona Non Grata: The Marginalization of Legal Scholarship in Criminology and Criminal Justice Journals. Journal of Criminal Justice Education. 28(4): 514-541.
  • Ruiz, L.*, Posey, B.*, Neuilly, M.A., Hemmens, C., Stohr, M.K. (forthcoming). A Comprehensive Statute Analysis of Death Certification-Related Matters across all Fifty U.S. States. Journal of Forensic Sciences, First Published November 16, 2017, DOI:
  • Posey, B.*, Neuilly, M.A. (forthcoming). “Exploring the Characteristics of Violent Death Reports for Children in the United States.” Child Abuse and Neglect. 72(2): 433-445, DOI:
  • Song, H., Woo, Y., Lee, H., & Cochran, J. (2018). The dynamics of intra-family relationships during incarceration and the implications for children of incarcerated parents. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. DOI: 10.1177/0306624X18755481
  • Wu, G., Makin, D., Li, Y., Boateng, F., & Abess, G. (2017). Police Integrity in China. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management.
  • Woo, Y. (2018). Children of Mixed-Ethnic Heritage and Adverse Life Outcomes. Youth & Society.
  • Woo, Y., Maguire, E., & Gau, J. (2018). Direct and indirect effects of procedural justice on cooperation and compliance: Evidence from South Korea. Police Practice & Research (special issue), 19(2): 168-185.


  • Muhammad, Bahiyyah M., Neuilly, Mélanie-Angela (eds). “Mothering from the Field: Mothering from the Field: Impact of Motherhood on Site-Based Research.” Under Advanced Contract with Rutgers University Press. (2018).
  • Stephen Tibbetts and Craig Hemmens, Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader (3rd edition). Sage Publishing (2018).
  • Anthony Walsh and Craig Hemmens, Introduction to Criminology: A Text/Reader (4th edition). Sage Publishing (2018).