McCuddy, Timothy, Miriam Clark, Anwesha Guha, and Ellen McLeod. 2024. "A Longitudinal Exmaination of Gun Reporting by Middle and High School Students." Journal of School Violence. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2024.2356562

McCuddy, Timothy, Austin Wyatt Sr., and Stephen Watts. 2024. "Adolescent Weapon Carrying Inside and Outside of School: The Impact of Experiences and Perceptions of Violence." American Journal of Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12103-024-09763-x

Vogel, Matt, Timothy McCuddy, Brenda Mathias, Maribeth Reezey, Taylor Kaser. 2024. "Assessing the Acute Effects of Exposure to Community Violence among Adolescents: A Strategic Comparison Approach." Social Science Research121, 103026. 


Clark, Miriam, Stephen Watts, Timothy McCuddy, and Ellen McLeod. 2023. "Antecenents of Legal Cynicism Unpacked: The Impact of Parental Incarceration, Race, and ACEs on its Development." Journal of Criminal Jusitce, 88, 102116

Harrison, Caitlyn, and Amaia Iratzoqui. 2023. "Violence Against Children by Peers: Revictimization in Adulthood.” In Todd Shackelford (Ed)., Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence. Springer, Cham (Authors contributed equally)

Iratzoqui, Amaia, Angela Madden, and Danielle Fenimore. 2023. “Best Practice Recommendations: Domestic Violence.” Forthcoming in Todd Shackelford (Ed)., Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence.

Iratzoqui, Amaia. (2023, August 20). Guest column: Developing a coordinated community response to domestic violence. Memphis Local, Sports, Business & Food News | Daily Memphian. 

McNeeley, Susan and Doyun Koo. "Comparing Risk Factors for Prison Victimization Between Foreign-Born and Native-Born Incarcerated People". Crime and Delinquency.

Scheuerman, Heather L. and Shelley Keith. “Power and the Restorative Process: An Examination of Gendered Interpersonal Dynamics in Restorative Justice Conferencing.” Invited Publication at Redaktion TOA-Magazin

McCuddy, Timothy, Faraneh Shamserad, and Finn Esbensen. 2022. "Arming Teachers as a Response to School Violence: Using a Risk Assessment Model to Understand Student Perceptions". Journal of School Violence. 22(1), 61-74.

Scheuerman, Heather L. and Shelley Keith . 2022. “A Family Affair: The Effect of Criminal Justice Processing on Family Relationships.” Pp. 1-18 in the Justice System and the Family: Police, Courts, and Incarceration, Vol. 20. Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, edited by S. R. Maxwell and S. L. Blair. Emerlad Publishing Limited, Bingly

Watts, Stephen and Sara Evans. 2023. “Trajectories of Offending: Comparing US Born and Non-US Born Respondents in the Add Health.” American Journal of Criminal Justice.  48(3), 830-850


Clark, Miriam, Christopher Loan, and Jean Kjellstrand. 2022. "Predictors of Parent-Child Contact During a Parent’s Incarceration." Corrections. doi:10.1080/23774657.2022. 2052381.

Koo, Doyun, Ben Feldmeyer, and Bryan Holmes. 2022. "Citizenship and Sentencing: Assessing Intersectionality in National Origin and Legal Migration Status on Federal Sentencing Outcomes." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 59(2), 203-239.

Keith, Shelley and Heather L. Scheuerman. 2022. “How Does Sanctioning Context affect Moral Emotions and Conformity? An Examination of Criminal Identity Negotiation in Courts and Restorative Justice Conferences.” Deviant Behavior, 43(5), 525-542.

Kjellstrand, Jean M., Miriam Clark, Irin A. Mannan, and Christopher M. Loan. 2022. "Social Support During Incarceration: Predictors of External Social Support for Incarcerated Individuals." American Journal of Criminal Justice. doi:10.1007/ s12103-022-09685-6.

McCuddy, Timothy. 2022. "Digital Disclosure of Delinquency. Online Peers and the Sharing of  Offline Crime." Crime and Delinquency. https://doi.org/10.1177/00111287211067179.

McCuddy, Timothy and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2022. "Delinquency as a Response to Peer Victimization: The Implications of School and Cyberbullying Operationalizations." Crime and Delinquency. 68(5), 760-785.

Strohacker, Emily, Stephen Watts, and Lauren Wright. 2022. “Socioeconomic Strain, Bullying Offending, and Negative Emotions: A Re-specification of GST.” Crime & Delinquency.  DOI#: 10.1177/00111287221093326.

Wright, Lauren and Stephen Watts.2022. “Black, White, and Read All Over: Exploring Racial Bias in Print Media Coverage of Serial Rape Cases.”  Criminal Justice Review.  DOI#: 10.1177/07340168221088573.

Scheuerman, Heather L. and Shelley Keith. (2022) “Experiencing Shame: How Does Gender Affect the Interpersonal Dynamics of Restorative Justice?” Feminist Criminology, 17(1), 116-138. 


Clark, Miriam, Jean Kjellstrand, and Kaycee Morgan. 2021. "Service Needs for Corrections-Involved Parents with a History of Problematic Opioid Use: A Community Needs Assessment." Frontiers in Psychology. 12:667389. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.667389.

Cohn, Ellen G., David P. Farrington, and Amaia Iratzoqui. 2021. “Changes in the most-cited scholars in 20 criminology and criminal justice journals between 1990 and 2015 and comparisons with the Asian Journal of Criminology.” Asian Journal of Criminology, 16, 279-292.

Gibbs, Benjamin G., Miles Marsala, Ashley Gibby, Miriam Clark, Craig Alder, Bryce Hurst, Dustin Steinacker, and Brent Hutchison. 2021. "“Involved Is an Interesting Word”: An Empirical Case for Redefining School-Based Parental Involvement as Parental Efficacy." Social Sciences. 10(5), 156.

Kjellstrand, Jean, Miriam Clark, Celia Caffery, Joanna Smith, and J. Mark Eddy. 2021. "Reentering the community after prison: Perspectives on the role and importance of social support." American Journal of Criminal Justice. 47(2), 176-201.

McCuddy, Timothy. 2021. "Peer delinquency among digital natives: The cyber context as a source  of peer influence." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 58(3), 306-342.

Scheuerman, Heather L., Talia Nicole Gilbert, Shelley Keith, and Karen Hegtvedt. 2021. “Discerning Justice: Clarifying the Role of Procedural and Interactional Justice in Restorative Conferencing.” Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social, and Restorative Justice, 24(1), 4-23. 

Shamserad, Faraneh, Timothy McCuddy, and Finn-Aage Esbensen. 2021. Pistol  Packing Teachers: What Do Students Think? Journal of School Violence, 20(2), 127-138.

Strohacker, Emily, Lauren Wright, and Stephen Watts.  2021. “Gender, Bullying Victimization, Depressive Symptoms, and Suicidality.” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 65: 1123-1142.

Watts, Stephen, Sara Evans, Leslie Simons, and Ron Simons.  2021. “The Effect of Sexual Victimization on Attachment in Emerging Adulthood: An Analysis of an African-American Sample.”  International Review of Victimology, 27: 111-124.

Watts, Stephen and Lauren Wright.  2021. “Military Combat, Mental Health, and Crime: A Preliminary Test of a General Strain Theory Model.”  Criminal Justice Studies, 34: 202-214.




Dr. Amaia Iratzoqui (principal investigator) was awarded $376,523 in 2022 by the Public Safety Institute and Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs for her work on "Increasing Collaboration among Domestic Violence Agencies."

Drs. Amaia Iratzoqui (principal investigator) and James McCutcheon (investigator) were awarded $14,994 in 2022 by the Justice Research and Statistics Association, Center for Victim Research through the Memphis Police Department for their "Evaluation of the Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program."

Dr. Timothy McCuddy (principal investigator) was awarded $74,954 in 2022 by Shelby County Community Services forhis "Evaluation of the Shelby County Youth Assessment Center."

Dr. Timothy McCuddy (investigator) was awarded $14,979 in 2022 by Youth Villages Incorporated for his work related to "Youth Villages Life Coach and Street Outreach Evaluation Preparation."


Dr. Amaia Iratzoqui (investigator) was awarded $2,500 in 2021 by the Communities of Research Scholars  Program, Division of Research and Innovation for her work on "Research on Intimate Partner Violence Collaborative."

Dr. Timothy McCuddy (co-principal investigator) was awarded $1,600 in 2021 by the Communities of Research Scholars Program, Division of Research and Innovation, University of Memphis for his project on "Convening Minds to Address Youth Justice & Youth Violence in Memphis, TN."


Dr. James McCutcheon (principal investigator) was awarded  $151,267 in 2019 by the Memphis Police Department through Bureau of Justice Assistance for his work on the "Crime Gun Intelligence Center Grant."

Drs. James McCutcheon (principal investigator) and Amaia Iratzoqui (investigator) were awarded $85,065 in 2019 for their work on "Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program."

Drs. James McCutcheon (principal investigator) and Shelley Keith (investigator) were awarded $360,000 in 2019 by the Office of Justice Programs for their work on "Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combating Violent Crime & Illegal Opioids."


Drs. James McCutcheon (principal investigator) and Timothy McCuddy (investigator) were awarded $117,650. in 2018 by the Memphis Police Department through the Bureau of Justice Assistance for their work on "Strategies for Policing Innovation."

Dr. James McCutcheon (principal investigator) was awarded  $327,211 in 2018 by the City of Memphis through the Bureau of Justice Assistance for his work on the "Sexual Assault Kit Initiative."


*Last updated August 2022