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  • Alwin, Duane F., Diane H. Felmlee, and Derek A. Kreager, eds. 2018. Social Networks and the Life Course: Integrating the Development of Human Lives and Social Relational Networks. Springer International.
  • Haynie, Dana L., Corey Whichard, Derek A. Kreager, David R. Schaefer, and Sara Wakefield. 2018. “Social Networks and Health in a Prison Unit.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 59(3):318-334.
  • Kreager, Derek A., Martin Bouchard, George De Leon, David R. Schaefer, Michaela Soyer, Jacob T.N. Young, and Gary Zajac. 2018. “A Life Course and Networks Approach to Prison Therapeutic Communities.” Pp. 433-451 in Social Networks and the Life Course: Linking Human Lives and Social Relational Structures, edited by D. Alwin, D. Felmlee, and D.A.Kreager. New York: Springer.
  • Engle, E., Barsom, S., Vandenberg, L., Sterner, G., & Alter, T. (2018). Developing a framework for sustainability meta-competencies. International Journal of Higher Education and Sustainability, 1(4), 285-303.


  • Harrell, A., Sterner, G., Alter, T.R., & Lonie, J. (2017). Student perceptions of the impact of their diverse study abroad experiences. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, 61(1).
  • Kreager, Derek A. and Candace Kruttschnitt. Online First. “Inmate Society in the Era of Mass Incarceration.” Annual Review of Criminology.
  • Kreager, Derek A., Jacob T.N. Young, Dana L. Haynie, Martin Bouchard, David R. Schaefer, and Gary Zajac. 2017. “Where ‘Old Heads’ Prevail: Inmate Hierarchy in a Men’s Prison Unit.” American Sociological Review, 82(4):685-718.
  • Schaefer, David R., Martin Bouchard, Jacob T.N. Young, and Derek A. Kreager. 2017. “Friends in Locked Places: An Investigation of Prison Inmate Network Structure.” Social Networks, 51:88-103.
  • Sterner, G. & Felmlee, Diane. (2017). The Social Networks of Cyberbullying on Twitter. International Journal of Technoethics, 8(2).
  • Soyer, M., McNeeley, S., Zajac G., and Bucklen, K.B. 2017. “Measuring the Criminal Mind: The Relationship Between Intelligence and CSS-M Results Among a Sample of Pennsylvania Prison Inmates.” Criminal Justice and Behavior, 44(11):1444-1461.


  • Alter, T., Barsom, S., Calore, G., Engle, E., Goldberg, D., & Sterner, G. (2016). Achieving the Promise of Sustainability Though Civic Engagement and Public Scholarship. In T. Alter, S. Barsom, G. Calore, E. Engle, D. Goldberg, & G. Sterner (eds.), Public Scholarship, Sustainability, Community Engagement Colloquium Proceedings.  Available:
  • Kreager, Derek A., David R. Schaefer, Martin Bouchard, Dana L. Haynie, Sara Wakefield, Jacob Young, and Gary Zajac. 2016. “Toward a Criminology of Inmate Networks.” Justice Quarterly 33(6):1000-1028.
  • Kreager, Derek A., Kimberly M. Davidson, and Corey Whichard. 2016. “A Network Approach to Understanding Prison-Based Therapeutic Communities.” The Addiction Newsletter: Official Newsletter of APA Division 50 - Society of Addiction Psychology 25(2):20-22.
  • Lattimore, P.K., MacKenzie, D.L., Zajac, G., Dawes, D., Arsenault, E., & Tueller, S. (2016). Outcome findings from the HOPE demonstration field experiment: Is swift, certain, and fair an effective supervision strategy? Criminology & Public Policy, 15 (4).
  • Muscato, A., Sterner, G., and Alter, T. (Accepted). Student perceptions of the impact of their study abroad experiences. Submitted to the Journal of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, 2016.
  • Sterner, G. & Felmlee, D. (In press). The networks of cyberbullying on Twitter. Submitted to the Journal of Technothics, 2016.
  • Sterner, G. E., M.W.P. Fortunato, T.R. Alter, W.C. Shuffstall, and J.C. Bridger. (2016). Unequal Access: An Examination of the Barriers Rural Areas Continue to Face in Broadband Development.  Zeszyty Naukowe/Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomiczno-Społeczna w Ostrołęce.  Available:
  • Ulmer, J.T. & Laskorunsky, J.A. (2016).  The role of juvenile adjudications in the disproportional incarceration of African American and Hispanic defendants. Journal of Crime and Justice, 39(1), 9-27.


  • Elliott, I.A., & Zajac, G. (2015). The Implementation of Circles of Support and Accountability in the United States. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 25, 113-123.
  • Ulmer, J.T. & Laskorunsky, J.A. (2015). Sentencing policies and practices in Pennsylvania: Four decades of change. Oxford Handbooks Online, 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199935383.013.150.
  • Yuan, Y. & McNeeley, S. (2015). Social ties, collective efficacy, and crime-specific fear in Seattle neighborhoods. Victim & Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice. DOI:10.1080/15564886.2015.1006799.
  • Yuan, Y. & McNeeley, S. (2015). Reactions to crime: multilevel analysis of fear of crime and defensive and participatory behavior. Journal of Crime and Justice. DOI:10.1080/0735648X.2015.1054297.
  • Zajac, G. (2015). Implementation and Outcomes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Among Female Prisoners. Crime & Public Policy. doi: 10.1111/1745-9133.12137.
  • Zajac, G., Lattimore, P.K., Dawes, D., & Winger, L. (2015). All implementation is local: Findings from the process evaluation of the honest opportunity probation and enforcement (HOPE) demonstration field experiment. Federal Probation Journal. Available online June 2015.


  • McNeeley, S. (2014). Lifestyle-Routine Activities and Crime Events. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. First Published Online: October 13, 2014.
  • Soyer, M. (2014). “We knew our time had come”: The dynamics of threat and microsocial ties in three polish ghettos under Nazi oppression. Mobilization, 19, 489-507.


  • Soyer, M. (2013). The Imagination of Desistance: A Juxtaposition of the Construction of Incarceration as a Turning Point and the Reality of Recidivism. The British Journal of Criminology. First published online: October 24, 2013. Abstract available here.
  • Welsh, W.N., Zajac, G., & Bucklen, K. (2013). For Whom Does Prison Based Drug Treatment Work? Results from a Randomized Experiment. Journal of Experimental Criminology. Online First.
  • Welsh, W.N. & Zajac, G. (2013). A Multi-Site Evaluation of Prison-Based Drug Treatment: Five Year Follow-up Results. The Prison Journal, 93(3), 251-271.
  • Eggers, A., Wilson, D.B., Mitchell, O., & MacKenzie, D.L. (2013). Drug Courts' Effect on Criminal Offending for Juveniles and Adults. No. 11 of Crime Prevention Research Review. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Available Here
  • Stahler, G., Mennis, J., Belenko, S., Welsh, W., Hiller, M., & Zajac, G. (2013). Predicting Recidivism for Released State Prison Offenders: Examining the Influence of Individual and Neighborhood Factors on the Likelihood of Reincarceration. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40(6), 690-711.


  • MacKenzie, D.L. & Armstrong, G.S. (2012). The human experiment in treatment: A means to the end of offender recidivism. In R. Loeber & B.C. Welsh (Eds.) The Future of Criminology. Oxford University Press.
  • Mitchell, O., Wilson, D.B., Eggers, A., & MacKenzie, D. (2012). Assessing the effectiveness of drug courts on recidivism: A meta-analytic review of traditional and non-traditional drug courts. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(1), 60-71.
  • MacKenzie, D.L. (2012). The effectiveness of corrections-based work and academic and education programs. In J. Petersilia & K. Reitz (Eds). Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections. Oxford University Press: Oxford, U.K.
  • MacKenzie, D.L. (2012). Preventing the future criminal activities of delinquents and offenders. In B.C Welsh & D.P. Farrington (Eds). The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention. Oxford University Press: Oxford, U.K.