Ph.D. Student Research

Graduate students within the department of criminology and criminal justice, particularly our Ph.D. students, are actively engaged in a variety of research endeavors with both our faculty and fellow students. The following is a partial listing of academic research articles that were led or co-authored by our students.

Recent Ph.D. Student Publications

Partin, R. D., Meldrum, R. C., Lehmann, P. S., Back, S., & Trucco, E. M. (2021). Low self-control and cybercrime victimization: An examination of indirect effects through risky online behavior. Crime & Delinquency. OnlineFirst.
Partin, R. D. & Lehmann, P. S. (2021). The association between sleep duration and arrest among adolescents. Crime & Delinquency. OnlineFirst.
Goddard, T. & Bellasalma, C. (2021) Voluntary Organizations and Crime Prevention. In B.M. Huebner (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press.
Torres, C. E., D’Alessio, S. J., & Stolzenberg, L. (2021). The Replacements: The Effect of Incarcerating Drug Offenders on First-Time Drug Sales Offending. Crime & Delinquency, 67(3), 449-471.
Encalada, T. M. (2021). Comparative Analysis of Empathy Traits Differences in Males and Females. Abuse: An International Impact Journal, 2(1), 60-78.
Arndt, M., Stolzenberg, L., & D’Alessio, S. J. (2020). The effects of race and physical evidence on the likelihood of arrest for homicide. Race and Justice. OnlineFirst.
Partin, R. D., Stojakovic, N., Alqahtani, M., Meldrum, R. C., & Pires, S. F. (2020). Low Self-Control and Environmental Harm: A Theoretical Perspective and Empirical Test. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 45(5), 933-954.
Guerette, R. T., Przeszlowski, K., Lee-Silcox, J., & Zgoba, K. M. (2021). Improving policing through better analysis: an empirical assessment of a crime analysis training and enhancement project within an urban police department.Police Practice and Research, 22(4), 1425-1442.
Meldrum, R. C., Campion Young, B., Soor, S., Hay, C., Copp, J. E., Trace, M., ... & Kernsmith, P. D. (2020). Are adverse childhood experiences associated with deficits in self-control? A test among two independent samples of youth. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 47(2), 166-186.
Torres, C. E., D’Alessio, S. J., & Stolzenberg, L. (2020). The effect of social, verbal, physical, and cyberbullying victimization on academic performance. Victims & Offenders, 15(1), 1-21.

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