Open Source Intelligence Laboratory


Scholarly Publications

Below are recent publications by members of the OSIL team. Team members are bolded.

Henkel, Zach, Cindy Bethel, Kenna Baugus, and David C. May. 2019. User Expectations of Privacy in Robot Assisted Therapy Paladyn: Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 10, 140-159. Document Link

Stives, Kristen, David C. May, Melinda Pilkinton, Cindy Bethel, and Deborah Eakin. 2019. Strategies to Combat Bullying: Parental Responses to Bullies, Bystanders, and Victims. Youth and Society, 51(3), 358-376. Document Link

Nelson, S. L., and Stubbs-Richardson, M. Incarceration of immigrants. Entry in American Prisons and Jails: An Encyclopedia of Controversies and Trends. (Eds.) Worley V. & Worley, R.

Keena, Linda, Eric Lambert, Stacy Haynes, David May, and Zachary Buckner. 2018. Examining the Relationship between Job Characteristics and Job Satisfaction among Southern Prison Staff. Forthcoming in Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research. Document Link

Louine, Jeannice, David C. May, Daniel L. Carruth, Cindy L. Bethel, Lesley Strawderman, and J. L. Usher. 2018. Are Black Robots Like Black People? Examining How Negative Stigmas about Race are Applied to Robots. Sociological Inquiry, 88(4), 626-648. Document Link

Payne, Brian, David C. May, and Lora Hadzhidimova. 2018. America's Most Wanted Criminals: Comparing Cybercriminals and Traditional Criminals. Criminal Justice Studies, Document Link

May, David C. and Brian Payne. 2018. Do White-collar Offenders Find Prison More Punitive than Property Offenders: Club Fed or Club Dread? Journal of Financial Crime, 25(1), 230-243. Document Link

May, David C., Raymond Barranco, Ethan Stokes, Stacy Haynes, and Angela Robertson. 2018. Do School Resource Officers Really Refer Juveniles to the Juvenile Justice System for Less Serious Offenses? Criminal Justice Policy Review, 29(1), 89-105. Document Link

Strawderman, Lesley, Scott Campbell, David C. May, Cindy L. Bethel, John Usher, and Daniel L. Carruth. 2018. Understanding Human Responses to the Presence and Actions of Unmanned Ground Vehicle Systems in Field Environments. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Transactions on Human Machine Systems, 48(4), 325-336. Document Link

Rachel Allison, Adriene Davis, and Raymond E. Barranco. 2018. "Race and the City: A Comparison of City Socioeconomics and Demographics for Black and White Elite Football Players in the U.S." International Review for the Sociology of Sport 53:615-629.  Document Link

Casey T. Harris, Ben Feldmeyer, and Raymond E. Barranco. 2018. "Religious Contexts and Violence in Emerging and Traditional Immigration Destinations." Religions 9:116-129. Document Link

Barranco, Raymond E., Edward S. Shihadeh, and David Allan Evans. 2018. "Reconsidering the Unusual Suspect: Latino Immigration and the 1990's Crime Decline." Sociological Inquiry 88:344-369.

Felmlee, D. and Sinclair, H. C. (2018). Social networks and personal relationships. Invited chapter for A. Vangelisti and D. Perlman (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships. London, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 467-480. Document Link

Stubbs-Richardson, M., Sinclair, H. C., Goldberg, R., Ellithorpe, C., and Amadi, S. (2018). Reaching Out versus Lashing Out: Examining Gender Differences in Experiences with and Responses to Bullying in High School. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 43, 39-66. Document Link

Stokes, E. C., Chicotsky, B. K., and Billings, A. C. (2018). The political pulpit: Issue framing and conservative partisanship in Evangelical Protestant pastors' sermons before and after the 2008 election of Barack Obama. Church, Communication and Culture, 3(1), 36-52. Document Link

Cooley, S. C., and Stokes, E. C. (2018). Manufacturing resilience: An analysis of broadcast and web-based news presentations of the 2014-2015 Russian economic downturn. Global Media and Communication, 14(1), 123-139. Document Link

Stubbs-Richardson, M., Cosby, A. K., Bergene, K. D., and Cosby, A. G. (2018). Searching for Safety: Crime Prevention in the Era of Google. Crime Science, 7(21). Document Link

Stubbs-Richardson, M., Rader, N. E., and Cosby, A. G. (2018). Tweeting rape culture: Examining portrayals of victim blaming in discussions of sexual assault cases on Twitter. Feminism and Psychology, 28(1), 90-108. Document Link

May, David C., Kristie Holler, Cindy L. Bethel, Lesley Strawderman, Daniel L. Carruth, and John Usher. 2017. Survey of Factors for the Prediction of Human Comfort with a Non-Anthropomorphic Robot in Public Spaces. International Journal of Social Robotics, 9(2), 165-180. Document Link

Reid, Caroline, Jennifer Weis, David C. May, and Brianna Wright. 2017. Safety Perceptions and Experiences with Violence among College Students. Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, 5, Sept. Supplemental Issue, 4-19.

May, David C., Kristen Stives, Makeela Wells, and Peter Wood. 2017. Does Military Service Make the Experience of Prison Less Painful? Voices from Incarcerated Veterans, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 28(8) 770-789. Document Link

Bishop, M., D. Burley, S. Buck, J. Ekstrom, L. Futcher, D. Gibson, E. Hawthorne, S. Kaza, Y. Levy, H. Mattord and A. Parrish. 2017. "Cybersecurity Curricular Guidelines," Information Security Education, Springer International Publishing, pp.1-11.

Barranco, Raymond E., Casey T. Harris, and Ben Feldmeyer. 2017. "Revisiting Violence in New Destinations: Exploring the Drop in Latino Homicide Victimization in New Destinations, 2000-2010." Sociological Spectrum 37: 371-389. Document Link

Barranco, Raymond E., Nicole Rader, and Anna Smith. 2017. "Violence at the Box Office: Considering Ratings, Ticket Sales, and Content of Movies." Communication Research 44: 77-95. Document Link

Potter, Michael, Eskridge, Robert (2017) Do Chief Administrative Officers Believe They Are More Political or Administrative? An Analysis of Survey Data on Administrative Officer Self-Perception and Ethical Role. Public Integrity. Stable Document Link

Barranco, Raymond, Wesley Jennings, David C. May, and Makeela Wells. 2016. What Journals are the Most Cited Journals in Criminology and Criminal Justice's "Big Three" Journals? Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27(1), 19-34. Document Link

Li, Carrie K.W., Thomas J. Holt, Adam Bossler, and David C. May. 2016. Examining the Mediating Effects of Social Learning on the Low Self-Control – Cyberbullying Relationship in a Youth Sample. Deviant Behavior, 37(2), 126-138. Document Link

Ruddell, Rick, and David C. May. 2016. Packin' in the Bakken: Explaining the Variation in Concealed Weapons Carry Permits in North Dakota Counties. Internet Journal of Criminology, August, 27-48. 

May, David C., Raymond Barranco, Rick Rudell, and Angela Robertson. 2016. Do School Resource Officers Contribute to Net Widening? Evidence from a Southern State. Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 31(2), 62-85. Document Link

Johnson, Kecia and David C. May. 2016. Rural/Urban Differences in Inmate Perceptions of the Punitiveness of Prison: Does Having Children Make Prison More Punitive? Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 31(2), 35-61. Document Link

Holt, Thomas J., Adam Bossler, Rebecca Malinski, and David C. May. 2016. Identifying Predictors of Unwanted Sexual Conversations among Youth Using Low Self-Control and a Routine Activities Framework. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 32(2), 108-128. Document Link

Irizarry, Yasmiyn, David C. May, Adrienne Davis, and Peter Wood. 2016. Mass Incarceration through a Different Lens: Race, Subcontext, and Perceptions of Punitiveness of Correctional Alternatives when Compared to Prison. Race and Justice, 6(3), 236-256. Reprinted in: Corrections A Text/Reader (3rd ed.). M. Stohr, A. Walsh, and C. Hemmens (editors). Sage. Document Link

Barranco, Raymond E. 2016. "Suicide, Religion, and Latinos: A Macro-Level Study of U.S. Latino Suicide Rates." The Sociological Quarterly 57: 256:281.

Goldberg, R., Sinclair, H. C., Ritchey, T. E., and Ellithorpe, C. N. (2016). Replication of "Dealing with betrayal in close relationships: Does commitment promote forgiveness?" by Finkel, Rusbult, Kumashiro, and Hannon (2002, JPSP 82(6), Exp. 1). Participated as part of the Association for Psychological Science Registered Replication Reports program. Document Link

Stokes, E. C., and Schewe, R. L. (2016). Framing from the pulpit: A content analysis of American conservative Evangelical Protestant sermon rhetoric discussing LGBT couples and marriage. Journal of Communication and Religion, 39(3), 59-75.

Cooley, S. C., Stokes, E. C., and Gines, A. (2016). Battle of the brand: How Twitter users in the Arab World challenge ISIL. Romanian Journal of Marketing, 11(2), 12-24.

Bethel, C. L., Henkel, Z., Stives, K., May, D. C., Eakin, D. K., Pilkinton, M., Jones, A., and Stubbs-Richardson, M. (2016). Using robots to interview children about bullying: Lessons learned from an exploratory study. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016). Document Link

Potter, Michael (2016). Reconciling Ethical Asymmetry in Agency Oversight: Striving for Eudaimonia among Legislative Staff in West Virginia. Global Virtue Ethics Review. 7, 2.  Document Link

Potter, Michael (2016). Stimulus Spending. Chapter in Today’s Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans , submitted to ABC-CLIO Academic Press.

Potter, Michael (2016). Tax Cuts. Chapter in Today’s Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans, submitted to ABC-CLIO Academic Press.

Potter, Michael (2016). Is it Regulatory Capture or Capital? Exploring the Linkages Between Social Capital and Regulatory Effectiveness Among U.S. Bank and Credit Union Regulators. Chapter in CAPITAL SOCIAL EN MÉXICO Y ESTADOS UNIDOS Refl exiones e investigación, ed. Published by Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla Press.

Forthcoming and Under Review
Stokes, Ethan, Stacy Haynes, Amy Burdette, and David May. 2020. Punishing the Wrongdoers: The Effects of Religiosity on Punitive Attitudes toward Adults and Juveniles. Forthcoming in Sociological Focus.

Lambert, Eric, Linda Keena, Stacy Haynes, David May, Rosemary Ricciardelli, and Matthew Leone. 2019. Testing a Path Model of Organizational Justice and Correctional Staff Job Stress. Forthcoming in Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Lambert, Eric, Stacy Haynes, Linda Keena, David May, and Matthew Leone. 2019. Research Note: The Effects of Organizational Justice Variables on Job Involvement among Southern Prison Staff. Forthcoming in the Journal of Crime and Justice.

Lambert, Eric, Linda Keena, Matthew Leone, David May, and Stacy Haynes. 2019. Wanting a Fair Work Experience: Exploring the Effects of Distributive and Procedural Justice on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment among Staff Working at an Unusual Southern Prison. Forthcoming in Social Science Journal.

Lambert, Eric, Linda Keena, Stacy Haynes, David C. May, and Matthew Leone. 2019. Predictors of Job Stress among Southern Correctional Staff. Forthcoming in Criminal Justice Policy Review

Lambert, Eric, Linda Keena, David C. May, and Stacy Haynes. 2017. To Be Committed or Not: Examining Effects of Personal and Workplace Variables on the Organizational Commitment of Southern Prison Staff. Forthcoming in Criminal Justice Studies, 30(3).

Raymond E. Barranco, Nicole E. Rader, and Maria Trinh. "Tickets Sales and Violent Content in Popular Movies." Forthcoming in Deviant Behavior.

Olejarski Amanda, Mike Potter, and Robert L. Morrison. Organizational Learning in the Public Sector: Culture, Politics, Performance, and Information-Sharing. Forthcoming in Public Integrity.

Sinclair, H. C., Stubbs-Richardson, M., Ellithorpe, C. E., Nelson, S., and Utley, J. W. (under review). Identifiable Impact: Consequences of identity-based bullying in high school. Self and Identity.