Our faculty are very active in scholarship. They have published in the top journals of each of the disciplines housed in the Department, including Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration. Several members of the faculty have also authored books (click on covers for more information).
Social Justice, Criminal Justice: The Role of American Law in Effecting and Preventing Social Change
Ardoin, Phillip J. 2013. “Why Don’t You Tweet?: The Congressional Black Caucus.” Race, Gender, and Class Journal 20. (Spring): 130-140
Ardoin, Phillip J., C.S. Bell., and M.M. Ragozzino. 2015. “The Partisan Battle Over College Student Voting: An Analysis of Student Voting Behavior in Federal, State and Local Elections.” Social Science Quarterly (May).
Ehrhardt, George. 2014. “Academic Conservatives and the Future of Higher Education.” New Political Science 36 (April): 607-621.
Ehrhardt, George. 2013. “The Not-so-Random Drunken Walk.” Journal of Statistics Education 21:2 (July).
Fraser, Cary. 2013. “Decolonization and the Cold War.” in The Oxford Handbook of the Cold War. 469-485.
Hicks, William D. 2015 “Partisan Competition and the Efficiency of Lawmaking in American Legislatures, 1991-2009.”American Politics Research 43(5): 743-770.
Hicks, William D., Seth C. McKee, Mitchell D. Sellers and Daniel A. Smith. 2015. “A Principle or a Strategy? Voter Identification Laws and Partisan Competition in the American States.” Political Research Quarterly 68(1): 18-33.
Moyer, Laura and Ellen M. Key. 2018. “Political Opportunism, Position Taking, and Court-Curbing Legislation.” Justice System Journal.
Alvarez, R. Michael, Ellen M. Key, and Lucas Núñez. 2018. “Research Replication: Practical Considerations.” PS: Political Science and Politics 51(2): 422-426.
Key, Ellen M. and Kathleen Donovan. 2017. “The Political Economy: Political Attitudes and Economic Behavior.” Political Behavior 39(3): 763-786.
Koch, Andrew and Amanda Gail Zeddy. 2010. “The Rise and Fall of the “Private” as Part of the Western Political Socialization.” Politics, Culture, and Socialization 1:2 (February): 142-157.
Koch, Andrew. 1993. “Poststructuralism and Epistemological Basis of Anarchism” The Philosophy of the Social Sciences 23:3 (September) 329-353.
Love, Nancy S. 2018. “From Settler Colonialism to Standing Rock: Hearing Native Voices for Peace,” College Music Symposium: Exploring Diverse Perspectives. https://symposium.music.org/index.php/current-issue/item/11412-from-settler-colonialism-to-standing-rock-hearing-native-voices-for-peace.
Newmark, Adam J. and Anthony J. Nownes. 2016/2017. “It's All Relative: Perceptions of Interest Group Influence,” Interest Groups & Advocacy. Forthcoming.
Newmark, Adam J. and Anthony J. Nownes. 2016/2017. “Interest Groups in the States,” In Politics in the American States. 11th edition. Eds. Virginia Gray, Russell L. Hanson, and Thad Kousser. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press. Forthcoming.
Shows, G.D., Albinsson, P., Ruseva, T., Waryold, D. 2018. Technology over-consumption: Helping students find balance in a world of alluring distractions. Atlantic Marketing Journal, Vol.7, No.1.
Ruseva, T., Marland, E., Szymanski C., Hoyle, J., Marland, G., and Kowalczyk, T. 2017. Additionality and permanence standards in California's Forest Offset Protocol: A review of project and program level implications. Journal of Environmental Management 198, 277-288.
Bates, L., Jones, B., Marland, E., Marland, G., Ruseva, T., Kowalczyk, T., Hoyle, J. 2017. Accounting for harvested wood products in a forest offset program: Lessons from California. Journal of Forest Economics, Volume 27, 50–59.
Ryan, Curtis R. 2014. “Jordanian Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring.” Middle East Policy 21(1) (Spring): 144-153.
Ryan, Curtis R. 2014. “Jordanian Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring.” Middle East Policy 21(1) (Spring): 28-31.
Scherlen, Renee G. 2012. “The Never-Ending Drug War: Obstacles to Drug War Policy Termination” PS: Political Science & Politics 45(1) (January)
Bradbury, Mark D., and Marian R. Williams. 2013. “Diversity and Citizen Participation: The Effect of Race on Juror Decision-Making.” Administration & Society 45:5
Bradbury, Mark D., R. Paul Battaglio., and John Crum. 2010. “Continuity Amid Discontinuity? George W. Bush, Federal Employment Discrimination, and “Big Government’ Conservatism”.” Review of Public Personnel Administration 30:4
Bulla, B., Craig, E., & Steelman, T. (2017). Climate Change and adaptive decision making: responses from North Carolina coastal officials. Ocean and Coastal Management, Vol.135, 25-33.
Eanes, F., Singh, A., Bulla, B., Pranay, R., Prokopy, L., Fales, M., Wickerham, B., & Doran, P. (2017). Farmers perceive crop advisors as conduits of information on agricultural conservation practices. Environmental Management, Vol. 60:5, 974-988.
Kline, C., Bulla, B., Rubright, H., Green, E., & Harris, E. (2016). An exploratory study of Expectation-Importance-Performance Analysis with cultural tourists in Havana, Cuba. Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 16(1), 19-34. doi:10.1177/1467358415600207
Eskridge, Robert., and Ellen M. Key. “Elements of Trust in Municipal Government.” in Social Capital in Mexico and the United States: Reflections and Research. eds, Jose Luis Sergio Sosa-Gonzales, and Carrie Blanchard Bush. Puebla, Mexico: Benemrita Universidad Autnoma de Puebla (BUAP) Printing Press. Forthcoming.
Potter, Michael and Robert Eskridge. (2018). “Do local government executives believe they are more political or administrative? An analysis of the ethics of administrative officer’s self-perception.” Public Integrity, Vol. 20 (4), pp. 401-414.
Eskridge, Robert D., P. E, French, & M. McThomas .2012. “The International City/County Management Association Code of Ethics: An Analysis of Violations” Public Integrity 14(2): 127-149.
Hur, Yongbeom., and Ruth Ann Strickland. 2015. "Diversity Management Practices, Do They Make a Difference? Examining Impacts of Their Adoption in Local Governments" Public Administration Quarterly 39(2): 325-357.
Hur, Yongbeom. 2013. "Racial Diversity, Is It a Blessing to an Organization? Examining the Effects of Workforce Diversity in Municipal Police Departments" International Review of Administrative Sciences 79(1): 149-164.
Webb Farley, K. and C. Bush. Forthcoming. Using relationships as resources in social impact investing: Examining a local food movement in Appalachia. Journal of Appalachian Studies.
Wirgau, J. S., K. W. Farley., and C Jensen. 2010. “Is business discourse colonizing philanthropy? A critical discourse analysis of (PRODUCT) RED.” VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 21(4): 611-630.
Clodfelter, T.A., Alexander, M.A.. Holcomb, J.E., Richards, T.N., & Marcum, C.D. (2014). Improving probation officer effectiveness through agency-university collaboration. Criminal Justice Studies 23(3), 308-322.
Holcomb, J.E., Marcum, C.D., Clodfelter, T.A., & Richards, T.N., Alexander, M.A. (2015). The development and implementation of a faculty-student collaborative research project. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 26(2), 163-184. DOI:10.1080/10511253.2014.960530
Holcomb, J.E., Kovandzic, T.V., & Williams, M.R. (2011). Civil asset forfeiture, equitable sharing, and policing for profit in the United States. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 273-285.
Higgins, G.E., Marcum, C.D., Nicholson, J., & Weiner, P. (2018). An Examination of Victimization Predictors of Youth Physical and Sexual Dating Violence Experiences. Crime & Delinquency, 64(5), 625-649.
Marcum, C.D., Higgins, G.E., & Nicholson, J. (2018). Crossing Boundaries Online in Romantic Relationships: An Exploratory Study of the Perceptions of Impact on Partners by Cyberstalking Offenders. Deviant Behavior, 39(6).
Robinson, Matthew.B. (2017). Media coverage of capital punishment. Handbook on Capital Punishment. (Edited by Robert Bohm & Gavin Lee). New York: ROUTLEDGE.
Robinson, Matthew B. (2015). How Race and Ethnicity Impact the Criminal Law. In Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice (Edited by Matthew Robinson). Durham, NC: CAROLINA ACADEMIC PRESS.
Holcomb, J., Williams, M., Hicks, W., Kovandzic, T., Bisaccia-Meitl, M.(2018). Civil asset forfeiture laws and police legitimacy. Criminology & Public Policy, 17, 101-127
Williams, M. (2017). The effect of attorney type on bail decisions. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 28, 3-17
Willis, Anthony K., and Barbara H. Zaitzow (2015). Doing ‘Life’: A Glimpse into the Long-Term Incarceration Experience.Special Issue of Rough Justice: Penal Sanctions, Human Dignity, and Human Rights in Laws, 4(3):559-578. Available at: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-471X/4/3/559
Zaitzow, Barbara H. (Spring 2006). “Empowerment Not Entrapment: Providing Opportunities for Incarcerated Women to Move Beyond ‘Doing Time.’” Justice Policy Journal (Vol. 3, No. 1).