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

  • Boxley, B. (2018). Diversity in mental health treatment: Section 10 student blog post [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.div12.org/diversity-in-mental-health-treatment-section-10- blog/
  • Boxley, B. (2018). Child attachment style as a predictive factor for internalization and externalization of witnessing community violence. Psychology, 91(4) 578-587.
  • Butler-Barnes, S.T., Martin, P. P., Hope, E., Copeland-Linder, N., & Lawrence, M. (2018). Racial stigma and psychological well-being among African American girls. Journal of Religion and Health, 57(4):1-16 DOI: 10.1007/s10943-018-0644-9.
  • Chism, K. A. & Steinmetz, K. F. (2018). Strain theory and technocrime. In K. F. Steinmetz & M. R. Nobles (Eds.) Technocrime and criminological theory (pp. 66-84). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Dawkins, M. & Gibson, C. (2018). The Japanese Juvenile Justice System. In Jianhong Liu and Setsuo Miyazawa (Eds.), Crime and Justice in Contemporary Japan (pp. 321-332): Springer.
  • Gibson, C. & Grant, L., (2018). Recent homicide trends in Jamaica. Crime and Violence in the Caribbean: Lessons from Jamaica (pp. 59-76). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • Gibson (2018). Surveillance in Houston, Texas. In Bruce Arrigo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy, p. 480-481. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Gibson (2018). Youth detention centers/facilities. In Bruce Arrigo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy, p. 1138. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Gibson (2018). Vehicle tracking systems. In Bruce Arrigo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy, p. 1096-1097. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Gibson (2018). Specialty courts for substance abuse. In Bruce Arrigo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy, p. 959-960. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Gibson, C. (2018). Management musings on evil: Who should not be in charge. Texas Probation Journal, 6(1) 22-23.
  • Gibson, C. (2018). Prisons as schools for crime. In Vidisha Worley and Robert Worley {Eds.}, American Prisons and Jails: An Encyclopedia of Controversies and Trends in American Prisons. Goleta, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • Morris-Francis, S., Gibson, C. & Grant, L. (2018). Eds. Crime and Violence in the Caribbean: Lessons from Jamaica. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • Ossorio, D. (2018). Federal programs and current funding – Title IV-B and Title IV-E- A methodological synthesis of research. Global Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2(1)
  • Rembert, D. A., Henderson, H., Threadcraft-Walker, W., & Simmons-Horton, S. (2018). Predicting staff assault in juvenile correctional facilities. Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research, 3(3), 170–185.
  • Rembert, D., Threadcraft-Walker, W., Henderson, H., & Jackson, R.D. (2018). Predicting youth assault and institutional danger in juvenile correctional facilities. Journal of Criminal Justice, 58, 47-55.
  • Threadcraft-Walker, W., Threadcraft, M. M., Henderson, H., & Rembert, D. (2018). Gender, race/ethnicity and prediction: Risk in behavioral assessment. Journal of Criminal Justice, 54, 12–19.
  • West, M. P., Yelderman, L. A., & Miller, M. K. (2018). Gender differences in the evaluation of aggravating and mitigating circumstances: The mediating role of attributional complexity. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 24(8), 761-789. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2018.1438432
  • Yelderman, L. A., West, M. P., & Miller, M. K. (2018). Death penalty decision-making: Fundamentalist beliefs and the evaluation of aggravating and mitigating circumstances. Legal and Criminological Psychology. doi: 10.1111/lcrp.12141
  • Yelderman, L. A., West, M. P., & Miller, M. K. (2018). Religious beliefs, religious contexts, and perceived interactions with ex-offenders. Review of Religious Research, 60(3), 305-329. doi: 10.1007/s13644-018-0331-z
  • Yelderman, L. A., Miller, M. K., Forsythe, S., & Sicafuse, L. (2018). Understanding crime control theater: Do sample type, gender, and emotions relate to support for crime control theater policies? Criminal Justice Review, 43(2), 147-173. doi: 10.1177/0734016817710695
  • Yelderman, L. A., Miller, M. K., & DeVault, A. (2018). Led by the spirit: Integrating social science and law to better understand the impact of jurors’ religious beliefs. Faulkner Law Review, 9, 227-249.
  • Yelderman, L. A., & Lawrence, T. (2018). Responsibility. In V. Zeigler-Hill, & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New York: Springer.

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.