Recent Publications (2021-2024)

Vogel, M., McCuddy, T., Mathias, B., Rezey, M. L., & Kaser, T. (2024). Assessing the acute effects of exposure to community violence among adolescents: A stretegic comparison approach. Social Science Research.

Rezey, M. L., & DiMeglio, M. (2024). What is known about the magnitude, trend, and risk for child sexual abuse and the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the United States? Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.

Kutnjak Ivkovic, S., Maskaly, J., Donner, C.M., Neyroud, P., & Roth, P. (2024). Policing and COVID-19. Routledge: New York.

Kabiri, S., Donner, C.M., Maddahi, J., Shadmanfaat, S., & Hardyns, W. (2023). How general is General Strain Theory? An inquiry of workplace deviance in Iran. International Criminal Justice Review.

Kabiri, S., Donner, C.M., Shadmanfaat, S., & Rahmati, M.M. (2023). School bullying among Iranian adolescents: Considering a higher moderation model in Situational Action Theory. International Journal of Bullying Prevention.

Kabiri, S., Shadmanfaat, S., Pauwels, L.J.R., Donner, C.M., Cochran, J.K., & Hardyns, W. (2023). Can social concern theory explain quarantine-related misbehavior during the COVID-19 pandemic? An inquiry in the urban context of Iran. Crime & Delinquency.

Donner, C.M., & Maskaly, J.M. (2023). Adherence to the police code of silence: Changes in recruits’ perceptions during the training academy. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.

Rezey, M. L.Olson, D. E., & Stemen, D. (2023). Urban victims of nonlethal gun violence: A Chicago-centered analysis using the National Crime Victimization Survey. Crime & Delinquency.

Rezey, M. L., & Lauritsen, J. L. (2023). Crime reporting in Chicago: A comparison of police and victim survey data, 1996-2018. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.

Rezey, M. L. (2023). A macro-level understanding of levels and trends in the abuse and homicide of children, 1997-2020. Child Abuse & Neglect.

Stalans, L. J., Chan-Tin, E., Hart, A., Moran, M. & Kennison, S. (2023).  Predicting phishing victimization:  Comparing prior victimization, cognitive and emotional styles, and vulnerable or protective email strategies, Victims & Offenders.

Stalans, L. J., & Horning, A. (2023).  Pimping and Sex Trafficking on the Internet.  In James M. Byrne and Don Hummer (Eds). Chapter 7 (pp. 116–134). The Handbook on Crime and Technology. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Chan-Tin, E., & Stalans, L. J. (2023). Phishing for Profit. In James M. Byrne and Don Hummer (Eds). The Handbook on Crime and Technology. Chapter 3 (pp. 54–71). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Vecchio, J. M., and Carson, D. (2023). Understanding the role of violence and conflict in the stages of gang membership. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Kutnjak Ivkovic, S., Maskaly, J., Donner, C.M., Mraovic, I.C., & Das, D. (Editors). (2022). Exploring Contemporary Police Challenges: A Global Perspective. Routledge: New York.

Kabiri, S., Shadmanfaat, S., Howell, C.J., Donner, C.M., & Cochran, J.K. (2022). The use of performance enhancing drugs for professional athletes: A longitudinal test of social learning theory. Crime & Delinquency.

Horning, A., & Stalans, L. J. (2022).  ‘Oblivious’ Sex Traffickers: Challenging Stereotypes and the Fairness of U.S. Trafficking Laws. Anti-Trafficking Review.

Chan-Tin, E., Stalans, L. J., Johnston, S., Reyes, D., Kennison, S. (2022). Predicting Phishing Victimization: Roles of Protective and Vulnerable Strategies and Decision-Making Styles. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Systems and Network Telemetry and Analytics (SNTA ’22), June 30, 2022, Minneapolis, MN, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 8 pages.

Olson, D. (2022). Illegal firearm possession: a reflection on policies and practices that may miss the mark and exacerbate racial disparity in the justice system. Duke University Center for Firearms Law.

Donner, C.M., Maskaly, J., Jennings, W.G., & Guzman, C. (2021). Using criminological theory to explain police misconduct. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.

Fridell, L.A., Maskaly, J., & Donner, C.M. (2021). Does agency fairness produce compliance? The relationship between organizational justice and amenability to police deviance. Policing & Society.

Maskály, J., Ivković, S. K., Haberfeld, M., Donner, C., Chen, T., & Meyers, M. (2021). Assessing the validity of Police Integrity Scale in a comparative context. In The Rise of Comparative Policing (pp. 125-145). Routledge.

Kurti, Z., & Shanahan, J. (2021). Carceral non-profits and the limits of prison reform. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies.

Kurti, Z. (2021). Starting a dialogue: from radical criminology to critical resistance: an Interview with Tony Platt. Journal of World Systems Research.

Kurti, Z. (2021). Introduction: Capitalist world economy in crisis. Journal of World Systems Research.

Knight, K., Becan, J., Olson, D., Painter-Davis, N., Jones, J., Wiese, A., Carey, P., Howell., Knight, D. (2021).  Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN): The TCU Research Hub. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

Stemen, D., & Olson, D. (2021). Anchoring Drug Offenses in Cook County: Exploring Variation in Sentence Outcomes in Illinois. Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.

Lageson, S.E., Webster, E., & Sandoval, J. (2021). Digitizing and disclosing personal data: The proliferation of state criminal records on the internet. Law and Social Inquiry.


Current Funded Research Projects

Eric Chan-Tin (PI), Mohammed Abuhamad (Co-PI), Loretta Stalans (Co-PI), Jennifer Forestal (Co-PI), Jeffrey Huntsinger (Co-PI). (Oct 24, 2022–Dec 31, 2023) Understanding the Origin and Spread of Online Misinformation, Dr. Scholl Foundation. ($50,000).

Chan-Tin, E. (PI), Abuhamad, M. (Co-PI), Stalans, L.J. (Co-PI), Forestal, J. (Co-PI), Huntsinger, J. (Co-PI) & Cummings, J. (Co-PI) (Nov. 2023-Nov. 2024). Slowing the spread of online misinformation through inoculation. Scholl Foundation ($50,000).

Chan-Tin, E., Abuhamad, M. (Co-PI), Stalans, L. J. (Co-PI) and Silva, Y. (Co-PI) (Jan. 2024-Dec. 2028). CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program: CyberRamblers Bolster National Security.

National Science Foundation (Jan 2024- Dec 2028). ($3,803,008).

Horning-Ruf, A. & Stalans, L. J. (co-PI). (Jan. 2020 to Dec. 2024).  Grooming sex traffickers:  Investigating the techniques and mechanisms for seducing and coercing new traffickers.  Funded from National Institute of Justice Sex Trafficking Division ($499,796)  

Olson, D.E., Knight, D., Knight, K., & Condo, T. (2019-2024). Co-Principal Investigators. Research Center (CRC) for the HEAL Initiative: Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN; National Institute of Drug Abuse, RFA-DA-19-025), Loyola University Chicago portion ($468,639).

Olson, D.E., & Stemen, D. (2022-2025). A Process and Impact Evaluation of Illinois’ Policy to Eliminate Cash Bail and Reform Pretrial Practices. National Institute of Justice (15PNIJ-21-GG-02807-RESS) ($632,781).

Stemen, D., Olson, D.E., Donner, C.M., Webster, E., & Kurti, Z. (2022-2025). A Process and Impact Evaluation of Illinois’ Pretrial Fairness Act. Arnold Ventures ($509,708).

Olson, D.E., & Stemen, D. (2022-2024). Research and Evaluation to Support Criminal Justice and Pretrial Reforms in Illinois. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ($600,032).

Stemen, D. (2021-2023). Implementing Prosecutorial Performance Indicators in Colorado: Developing a Statewide Model of Reform. Microsoft Justice Reform Initiative ($882,633).