Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein’s Research on HIV Risk Appears in Culture, Health & Sexuality

Dr. Lichtenstein’s article, titled “Ricky and Lucy: gender stereotyping among young Black men who have sex with men in the US Deep South and the implications for HIV risk in a severely affected population” and co-authored with Emma Sophia Kay, Ian Klinger, and Matt G. Mutchler, appears in the latest issue of the journal Culture, […]

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Dr. Ariane Prohaska’s Research on Tuscaloosa’s Tornado Recovery Appears in the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters

Dr. Ariane Prohaska and co-author and CCJ alumna Kaci Smart examined how social vulnerability to disaster continued into the recovery phase following Tuscaloosa’s 2011 tornado. Data indicate that the majority of replacement housing has been high-end apartments for college students rather than residential construction to house local families. Prohaska and Smart discuss the consequences of […]

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Dr. Adam Lankford’s Research on Fame-Seeking Criminals Appears in TIME

Dr. Adam Lankford, an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, recently wrote an op-ed for TIME magazine entitled “Why Facebook-Live Tempts Fame-Seeking Criminals.” Check out the full article below! http://time.com/4745514/facebook-live-murder-rape/

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Dr. Stephen Clipper’s Research into Adolescent Gang Membership Appears in the Journal Deviant Behavior

Dr. Stephen Clipper, along with co-authors Nina Barbieri and Arthur G. Vasquez, considers adolescent gang membership and differences in ethnic identity, esteems, and efficacy in an article first published in the journal Deviant Behavior in June of 2016. An abstract of the article is below.  The full text of the research is available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01639625.2016.1185870

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Dr. Lesley Reid’s Research on Immigration Goes Viral

Dr. Robert Adelman, of the University at Buffalo [NY]; Gail Markle, of Kennesaw State University; Charles Jaret, of Georgia State University; Saskia Weiss, an independent scholar; and Dr. Lesley Reid, chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama, explored the links between immigration and crime. They sampled forty years of […]

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Dr. Josh Wakeham’s Work in Social Epistemology Appears in the Journal Sociological Theory

Dr. Josh Wakeham considers bullshit a problem of social epistemology in an article first published by Sociological Theory on 16 March 2017. An abstract appears below. The full text of the research is available online: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0735275117692835 Bullshit is a widely recognized problem. While philosophy has given the topic some consideration, the analysis it offers is limited […]

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Doctoral Student Brad Barber & Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein Work to Educate Parolees and Probationers about HIV

Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice  and Social Work student Brad Barber have been working to close the educational gap created by diverting felons from prisons, which have HIV education class, into community programs. This population is at an unusually high risk of HIV and often lacks basic information about […]

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Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein’s Research Provides Insights Into HIV Positive Adolescents’ Sexual Disclosure for Clinical Practice

Dr. Lichtenstein, in collaboration with Cynthia Rodgers, Lauren E. Bahr Marhefka, Marla D. Hinson, Dayna Cook-Heard, Stephen D. Rygiel, and Marsha S. Sturdevant, has authored an article “Two vignettes of adolescent sexual disclosure: guidance for HIV clinical practice” that appears in the current issue of Journal of Infection Prevention.  The article offers practical guidance for […]

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Dr. Adam Lankford Considers the Future of Technology in Policing

On Tuesday, July 12, Dr. Adam Lankford’s analysis of the potential for new technologies to reduce to obviate law enforcement’s use of deadly force while making arrests appeared on CNN’s website. A link to the article is below. http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/12/health/police-deadly-force-technology-solutions/

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Dr. Jennifer Kenney’s Research Explores “Relationships between Adolescent Well-Being and Friend Support and Behavior”

The article, written in collaboration with Amy C. Traylor, Javonda D. Williams, and Laura M. Hopson, examines friend support and behavior, assessing for interdependent relationships with adolescent behavior and well-being. It appears in volume 38, issue 3 of Children & Schools: A Journal of the National Association of Social Workers. An abstract can be viewed online […]

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