GJS Faculty Research

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).

Faculty Books

Exonerated book cover

Exonerated: A History of the Innocence Movement

Inter-Arab Alliances book cover

Inter-Arab Alliances

Campaign and Election Reform book cover

Campaign and Election Reform

Lies, Damned Lies, & Drug War Statistics book cover

Lies, Damned Lies, & Drug War Statistics

African Renaissance in the Millennium book cover

African Renaissance in the Millennium

Greed is Good: Maximization and Elite Deviance in America

Greed is Good: Maximization and Elite Deviance in America

Liberating Namibia book cover

Liberating Namibia

Musical Democracy book cover

Musical Democracy

The Developing World: Critical Issues in Politics and Society book cover

The Developing World: Critical Issues in Politics and Society

Doing Democracy: Activist Art and Cultural Politics book cover

Doing Democracy: Activist Art and Cultural Politics

Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

Examining Human Rights Issues and the Democracy Project in Sub-Saharan Africa

Studying Politics Today: Critical Approaches to Political Science book cover

Studying Politics Today: Critical Approaches to Political Science

Imagining the United States of Africa: Discourses on the Way Forward book cover

Imagining the United States of Africa: Discourses on the Way Forward

The Devil You Know: The Surprising Link between Conservative Christianity and Crime book cover

The Devil You Know: The Surprising Link between Conservative Christianity and Crime

Social Justice, Criminal Justice: The Role of American Law in Effecting and Preventing Social Change book cover

Social Justice, Criminal Justice: The Role of American Law in Effecting and Preventing Social Change

Women in Prison book cover

Women in Prison

Knowledge and Social Construction book cover

Knowledge and Social Construction

Romance and Reason book cover

Romance and Reason

Nigeria in the Twenty-First Century book cover

Nigeria in the Twenty-First Century

African American Politics in Rural America book cover

African American Politics in Rural America

African Mosaic book cover

African Mosaic

Crime Mapping and Spatial Aspects of Crime book cover

Crime Mapping and Spatial Aspects of Crime

Confronting the Challenges and Prospects in the Creation of a Union of African States in the 21st Century book cover

Confronting the Challenges and Prospects in the Creation of a Union of African States in the 21st Century

Jordan in Transition book cover

Jordan in Transition

Death Nation

Death Nation

Justice Blind? book cover

Justice Blind?

Why Crime?: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior book cover

Why Crime?: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior

Criminal Justice The Essentials book cover

Criminal Justice The Essentials

Trendy Fascism: White Power Music and the Future of Democracy book cover

Trendy Fascism: White Power Music and the Future of Democracy

Intimate Partner Violence: Effective Procedure, Response and Policy book cover

Intimate Partner Violence: Effective Procedure, Response and Policy

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice book cover

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice

Criminal Injustice: How Politics and Ideology Distort American Ideals book cover

Criminal Injustice: How Politics and Ideology Distort American Ideals

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

Faculty Articles

Political Science

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.

Key, Ellen M. 2016. “How Are We Doing? Data Access and Replication in Political Science.” PS: Political Science and Politics. 49(2): 268-272.

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. (2013) “Ani DiFranco: Making Feminist Waves.” in Political Rock: Popular Musicians Who Changed the World, ed. Mark Pedelty., Kristine Weglarz. NY: Ashgate Publishers, 159-176.

Lust, Aleksander (2015). “Online Voting: Boon or Bane for Democracy?” Information Polity 20:4 (November).

Lust, Aleksander (2017). “Broken Rails: The Privatization of Estonian Railways.” Post-Communist Economies 29:1 (March).

Mullinix, Kevin J. 2015. “Partisanship and Preference Formation: Elite Polarization, Issue Importance, and Competing Motivations.” Political Behavior (September)

Mullinix, Kevin J. 2015. “Presidential Debates, Partisan Motivations, and Political Interest.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 45(2) (June): 270-288.

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.

Ruseva, T. 2016. Social capital and land protection in rural Appalachia. In Social Capital in Mexico and the United States: Reflections and Research, eds. S. Gonzáles., S. Jose Luis., and C. Blanchard Bush. Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) Press.

Ruseva, T., Farmer, J.R., Chancellor, C. 2016. Networking for conservation: Social capital and perceptions of organizational success among land trust boards. Ecology and Society 21(2):50

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)

Udogu, E. Ike., and Sambuddha Ghatak. 2012. “Human Rights Issues of Minorities in Contemporary India: A Concise Analysis.” Journal of Third World Studies 29(1): 203-230.
 

Public Administration

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 officialsOcean and Coastal Management, Vol.135, 25-33.

Bulla, B., & Steelman, T. (2016). Farming through change: using Photovoice to explore climate change on small family farmsAgroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, Vol. 40(10), 1106-1132.

Kline, C., Bulla, B., Rubright, H., Green, E., & Harris, E. (2016). An exploratory study of Expectation-Importance-Performance Analysis with cultural tourists in Havana, CubaTourism 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.

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.
 

Criminal Justice

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.

Kuhns, J. B., Exum, L., Clodfelter, T. A., Bottia, M. C. (2014). The prevalence of alcohol-involved homicide offending: A meta-analytic review. Homicide Studies, 18(3), 251-270. doi:10.1177/1088767913493629

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.

Marcum, C.D., Higgins, G.E., & Mackinnon, A.L. (Forthcoming). Identity theft reports of adolescents: Exploring the experiences of school counselors. Journal of Financial Crime, 23(4).

Marcum, C.D., Higgins, G.E., & Nicholson, J. (Forthcoming). I'm Watching You: Cyberstalking Behaviors of University Students in Romantic Relationships. American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Mullen, K.L. (2014). History of Winston-Salem Police 1913-2013” On-line @ http://www.cityofws.org/departments/police

Mullen, K.L. and Robinson, M.B. (2001). "Crime on campus: A survey of space users.” Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal Vol 3 n 4: 33-46. 

Norris, R. J. (2012). Assessing compensation statutes for the wrongly convicted. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 23, 352-374.

Norris, R. J. (2017). Exonerated: A history of the innocence movement. New York, NY: NYU Press. Spring 2017.

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.

Williams, M., Holcomb, J., Kovandzic, T., and Bullock, S. 2010. Policing for profit: The abuse of civil asset forfeiture. Washington, DC: Institute for Justice.

Williams, M. (2016). From bail to jail: The effect of jail capacity on bail decisions. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41, 484-497.

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).