COJJP Publications

Faculty, staff and students of the College continue to fulfill the goal of research and scholarship by publishing in journals or books. Following is a listing of recent articles published in refereed journals, encyclopedia and books.

Publications

  1. In print
    • Boxley, B. (2017). Parkinson’s Disease: Examining the role of the Pedunculopontine Nucleus via animal models. Advances in Parkinson’s Disease, 6, 39-44. https://doi.org/10.4236/apd.2017.61004
    • Britto, S., Stoddart, D., & Ugwu, J. (2017). Perceptually contemporaneous offenses: Gender and fear of crime among African American university students. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15377938.2017.1354117
    • Cao, Y. (2017). Diversion of juvenile offenders in China. Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice and Psychology, 10(1), 1-6.
    • Ehrlinger, J., Plant, E. A., Hartwig, M. K., Vossen, J. J., Columb, C., & Brewer, L. (2017). Do gender differences in perceived prototypical computer scientists and engineers contribute to gender gaps in computer science and engineering? Sex Roles, 1-12. DOI:10.1007/s11199-017-0763-x.
    • Gibson, C.  (2017). Contraband, including weapons. In S. Sharp (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Corrections (pp. 147-150). Wiley. Published Online: DOI: 10.1002/9781118845387.wbeoc101
    • Grant, L. & Gibson, C. (2017). Caribbean region. In C. Schreck & M. Leiber (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. Wiley.
    • Kethineni, S. (2017). Trauma-informed care and the juvenile justice system. Journal of Knowledge and Best Practices in Juvenile Justice and Psychology, 10(1), 25-31.
    • Kethineni, S. (2017, February 23). Violence against women in India: Legislative and policy reforms. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.  Published Online: http://journal.georgetown.edu/violence-against-women-in-india-legislative-and-policy-reforms/
    • Kethineni, S. (2017). Juvenile justice in India. In S. Decker & N. Marteache (Eds.), International handbook of juvenile justice (pp. 173-194). New York, NY: Springer.
    • Kethineni, S. (2017). The problem of domestic violence in India: Advances in law and the role of extra-legal institutions. In S. Shahidullah (Ed.), Crime, criminal justice, and the evolving science of criminology in South Asia (pp. 337-358). New York, NY: Springer.
    • Kethineni, S., & Cao, Y. (2017). Evolution of criminology and criminal justice education in India: Past, present, and future. In S. Shahidullah, (Ed.), Crime, criminal justice, and the evolving science of criminology in South Asia (pp. 55-79). New York, NY: Springer.
    • Kethineni, S., Cao, Y., & Dodge, C. (2017). Use of bitcoin in darknet markets: Examining facilitative factors on bitcoin-related crimes. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12103-017-9394-6.
    • Krishnan, S., Pappadis, M. R., Weller, S. C., Stearnes, M., Kumar, A., Ottenbacher, K. J., & Reistetter, T. A. (2017). Needs of stroke survivors as perceived by their caregivers: A scoping review. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 96(7), 487-505.
    • Rembert, D.A., Henderson, H., Threadcraft-Walker, W., & Simmons-Horton, S.  (2017). Predicting staff assault in juvenile correctional facilities. Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research, 1-16.  doi.org/10.1080/23774657.2017.1359126.
    • Scott, J., Gibson, C., Alomaja, L., Minter, A., & Davis, L. (2017). When perceptions are deadly: Policing, given the summer in Ferguson, Missouri and other similar stories, before and since. Ralph Bunche Journal of Public Affairs, 6(1), Article 4. http://digitalscholarship.tsu.edu/rbjpa/vol6/iss1/4
    • Shields, T. D., Miller, M. K., & Yelderman, L. A. (2017). Relationships between religious characteristics and response to legal action against parents who choose faith healing practices for their children. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1037/rel0000131
    • Simmons-Horton, S. Y. (2017). Providing age-appropriate activities for youth in foster care: Policy implementation process in three states. Children and Youth Services Review, 82, 383-391.
    • Simmons-Horton, S.Y.  (2017). Taking care of who? The need for effective supervision in preventing burnout among child welfare workers. Texas Probation Journal, 5(3), 6-9.
    • Songs, P. (2017). Caught in the middle: Domestic minor sex trafficked person. Journal of Law and Criminal Justice, June, 5, (1), 1-21.
    • Yelderman, L. A. (2017). Mentoring programs in juvenile treatment drug courts: Understanding the difficulties of applying best practices. Journal of Applied Juvenile Justice Services, 28-49. http://npjs.org/jajjs/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Yelderman-Mentoring-Programs-FINAL_KD.pdf
    • Yelderman, L. A., & Miller, M. K. (2017). Religious fundamentalism, religiosity, and priming: Effects on attitudes, perceptions, and mock jurors’ decisions in an insanity defense case. Psychology, Crime, & Law, 23(2), 147-170. DOI: 10.1080/1068316X.2016.1239097
    • Yelderman, L. A., Miller, M. K. (2017). Understanding crime control theater: Do sample type, gender, and emotions relate to support for crime control theater policies? Criminal Justice Review. DOI: 10.1177/0734016817710695
  2. Forthcoming
    • Cintron, M. (Forthcoming). Cox Broadcasting Corp. v. Cohn. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Cintron, M. (Forthcoming). Duren v. Missouri. In F. P., Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Cintron, M. (Forthcoming). Hoyt v. Florida. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Cintron, M. (Forthcoming). Fitzgerald v. Barnstable Community School. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley.
    • Jackson, R. D. & Motley, S. M. (Forthcoming). Offending, gender, race and ethnicity. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Kethineni, S., & Cao, Y. (Forthcoming). Stoning. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Kethineni, S. (Forthcoming). Bride burning. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons.
    • Kethineni, S. (Forthcoming). Domestic violence laws. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Simmons-Horton, S. (Forthcoming). Statute of limitations on child sexual abuse. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Simmons-Horton, S., & Gibson, C.  (Forthcoming).  Girls and the school to prison pipeline. In F. P. Bernat & K. Frailing (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Simmons-Horton, S.  (In press). Underage drinking. In C. J. Schreck (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
    • Threadcraft-Walker, W., Threadcraft, M. M., Henderson, H., & Rembert, D. (In press). Gender, race/ethnicity and prediction: Risk in behavioral assessment. Journal of Criminal Justice.

Presentations

  • Allen, L., Salim, S., Harris, K., Geyen, D., & Duncan, B. (2017, May). Turnt up and mental health among emerging adults.  Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference. Prairie View, TX.
  • Barrett, J., McField, A., Salim, S.H., Harris, K., & Martin, P. (2017, July). Religious participation and perceptions of discrimination: Adolescents’ daily experiences. PVAMU Summer Research Experience Program Symposium, Prairie View, TX.
  • Bolton, M. & Bonner, J. (2017, July). Cultural pressures and religious practices effect on depression in Black Communities. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Broadus, A. D. (2017). Addiction: How attitudes and beliefs drive behavior. Texas Juvenile Detention Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Broadus, A. D., & Richards, S. (2017, November). Co-occurring disorders: When substance use and mental health disorders collide. The 13th Annual Strengthening Youth & Families Conference, Georgetown, TX.
  • Broadus, A. D., & Richards, S. (2017). Addiction: How attitudes and beliefs drive behavior. The 147th American Correctional Association Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • Broadus, A. D., & Richards, S. (2017, November). Co-occurring disorders: When substance use and mental health disorders collide. Three-hour training presented at the 13th Annual Strengthening Youth & Families Preconference, Georgetown, TX.
  • Burciaga, B., Quintanilla-Verasammy, A., & Dickson, J. (2017, April). Measuring the likelihood of HIV/AIDS contraction. Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Caldwell, R. & Parham, R. (2017, July). The Bakari Project: An evidenced-based prevention and intervention program to minimize youth and families contact with the Criminal Justice System. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Cao, Y., & Kethineni, S. (2017, March). An evaluation of trauma-informed care training among juvenile probation and correctional officers in Texas. Academy of Criminal Justice Conference, Kansas City, MO.
  • Celik, Y.  (2017, May). Community policing strategies to address police patterns or practices of abuse. Research Symposium in Prairie View A&M University. Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Celik, Y. (2017, March). Organizational transformation through community policing: Addressing police patterns and practices. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Kansas City, MO.
  • Cheater, B. & Harris, K. (2017, April). The mentor and mentee relationship: A personal investment. Symposium presented at the Southwest Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.
  • Cintron, M., Ossorio, D., Motley, S. M., Celek, Y., Cao, Y., Joseph, J., & Songs, P. (2017, November). Family socialization: Creation of positive/negative perception of police officers among college students. Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Cintron, M., Songs, P. K, Ossorio, D.F., & Simmons-Horton, S.Y. (2017, October). Preparing the next generation of professors.  Roundtable presentation. Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Dolford, C., McField, A., & Martin, P.P. (2017, April). Black Christians and White Christians: A qualitative preliminary study on the response to the Dallas shootings. Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Encarnación, L. N. (2017, May). The role of acculturation in Latina/o’s attitudes on mental health service utilization. Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Fernandez, J., Silva, J., Nguyen, A., Boards, A., Harris, K. & Jones, M. (2017, June). Making space for community psychology graduate students of color at SCRA. Roundtable presented at 16th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action Division 27 American Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada. [Katina Harris, Discussant].
  • Gibson, C. (2017, October). Articulation agreements and undergraduate course transfer issues in criminal justice/criminology. Roundtable at the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Gibson, C., Cintron, M., & Dawkins, M.  (2017, March). The talk: Police-youth interactions. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO
  • Gibson, C., & Dawkins, M. (2017, October). Juvenile justice: A review of best practices. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Gibson, C., Rasmus, C., & Tramble, T. (2017, March). Trends in offending moral panics in the United States 1851-2013. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Kansas City, MO.
  • Gibson, C., Simmons-Horton, S. & Barnes, F.  (2017, November).  Ethnic variations in levels of conventional bonding among different Black adolescents in the United States: Implications for behavioral resilience. American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Gibson, C. Simmons-Horton, S., Galloway, A., & Thomas, A. (2017, October). But I’m a good driver! Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Graves, K., Vaughn, J., Stamps, K., & Wilson, D. (2017, July). Social media and political impacts on African Americans. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Harris, K., Brown, T., Kowlessar, J., & Rankin, C. (2016, November). Innumerable evils surround me & my heart failed me. African American Faith-Based Mental Health Education & Awareness Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Harris, K., Mayes, C., Knowles, B., & Martin, P. (2016, November). The Black church and mental health: A new look at an old relationship. 13th Annual Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research Symposium, Prairie View, TX.
  • Harris, K., McField, A., & Martin, P. (2017, June). Overstudied and understudied: Religious experience of African American emerging adults. Poster presented at the 16th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action Division 27 American Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada
  • Jackson, R. D., & Motley, S. M. (2017, November). The impact of racial discrimination and racial socialization on delinquency among African American youth. Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Conference Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Joseph, J. (2017, May). Stability and utility of the variant hypothesis in youth. Paper presented at Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Joseph, J., & Yelderman, L. (2017, November). Vigilante movie exposure and support for vigilante behavior. Paper presented at the Texas A&M Pathways Conference, Stephenville, TX.
  • Kethineni, S. (2017, October). The rise in popularity of cryptocurrency and associated criminal activity. Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Kethineni, S., & Cao, Y. (2017, November).  Victimization of vulnerable population: Trafficking of women and children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Kethineni, S. & Jackson, R. (2017, March). Elder care in the United States: Filial responsibility laws, judicial decisions, and enforcement issues. American Society of Criminology Conference 54th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
  • Knowles, B., Harris, K., & Martin, P. (2017, April). Adolescence to emerging adulthood: What is the role of self-esteem? Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Lewis, R., Townsend, T., Belgrave, F., Cokely, K. Martin, P. & Carmack, C. (2017, July). Mentoring 2.0 – Our roots, our future helping each other prosper.  Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Mance, G., Wilson, D., & Troupe, F. (2017, July). Classrooms as healing spaces within Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Martin, P., Hope, E., & Major, M. (2017, April). Getting in, surviving…and getting out of graduate school. (HM 150W Moderator, Katrina L. Walker, PhD). Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • McField, A. (2017, April). Substance use among emerging adults. Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • McField, A., Weathersby, L.A., Bowles, T., & Martin, P.P. (2017, June). Unapologetically Black and outspoken Christians: The Black Lives Matter Movement within African American churches. The 16th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Division 27 American Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada
  • Moss, C., McField, A., & Martin, P. (2017, April) Say their names: Black mega-churches and the Black Lives Movement. Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Motley, S. M. (2017, March). The unintended consequences of juvenile sex offender registries. Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
  • Motley, S. M., & Jackson, R.  (2017, November). Adverse childhood experiences: A gendered analysis. Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Conference Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ossorio, D. & Jackson, R. (2017, March). Factors leading to foster care placement which impact the pattern of exit from foster care. American Society of Criminology Conference 54th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
  • Paris, G. (2017, May). Effective parent and school engagement. Texas Association for Truancy and Dropout Prevention, Austin, TX.
  • Paris, G. (2017, June). Engaging community and school stakeholders. Manor ISD Family Engagement Conference; Austin, TX.
  • Richards S. (2017, April). Does the work environment have an impact on attitudes toward addiction? Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Simmons-Horton, S.Y.  (2017, March).  Ethnic identity of Black Muslims and resilience from criminal risk factors.  Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Kansas City, MO.
  • Simmons-Horton, S.Y.  (2017, April).  Racial genocide question and answer panel.  Presented at the 4th Annual Child Welfare Forensics Conference at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX.
  • Simmons-Horton, S.Y. (2017, April). Ethnic identity of Black Muslims and resilience from criminal risk factors.  Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Simmons-Horton, S.Y.  (2017, October).  Supporting African-American youth dually involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Presented at the National Black Child Development Institute Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Songs, P. (2017, March). Towards recognizing domestic minor sex trafficked males as victims. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO
  • Songs, P. (2017, November). Towards recognizing domestic minor sex trafficked males. Texas A&M Pathways Conference, Stephenville, TX.
  • Songs, P. (2017, November). Perception of domestic minor sex trafficking. American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Soyombo, O., Vaughan, J., & Dickson, J. (2017, April). How African centered values and gender, role attitude affects individual perceptions to be pro-life. Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Stearnes, M. (2017, April). Negative stereotypes positive outcomes: Unveiling juror bias. Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center and College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology 12th Annual Research Symposium Conference, Prairie View, TX.
  • Taylor-Pineda, G., Flott, A., Clark, K., Jones, E., & Wilson, D. (2017, July). The association of technology and self-efficacy among African American college students. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Vaughn-Olajide, J., Soyombo, T., & Dickson, J. (2017, April).  Promoting the awareness and prevention of HIV & substance abuse at a HBCU & surrounding community. Black Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.
  • Yelderman, L. A. (2017). Earl Carl Institute’s Symposium on the 85th Legislative Session: An Urban Perspective, Panelist. Texas Southern University, Houston, TX.
  • Yelderman, L. A. (2017). Update on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Drug Courts. Presentation at the Project Advisory Committee Meeting for the Project Collaborative supported by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). OJJDP District Office, Washington, DC
  • Young, S., McField, A., Harris, K.D., Salim, S.H., & Martin, P.P. (2017, July).  African American faith-based mental health initiative: Evaluating mental health wellness in African American churches. PVAMU Summer Research Experience Program Symposium, Prairie View, TX.
  • Wilson, D., Higgins, N., Irving, M., Tanner, T., Mackery, S. & Briggs, R. (2017, July). Exposure to trauma: Exploring different healing modalities from within. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX. 
  • Wilson, N. & Wilson, D. (2017, July). Cultural representation, environment, and conscious connectedness influence on decision making. Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Wray, J. (2017, May). Telepsychology: A proposed solution to address the mental health care provider shortage in Texas. PVAMU College of Juvenile Justice & Psychology Research Symposium; COJJP, Prairie View, TX.