Featured Publications

Feldmeyer, B., Cullen, F. T., Sun, D., Kulig, T. C., & Chouhy, C. (forthcoming). Community determinants of death: Predicting drug overdose death rates across U.S. counties, 1999-2016. Socius.

Branscum, C., & Richards, T.N. (in press). The wrong rite of passage: Comparing sex trafficking to other types of child maltreatment using the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS). Victims & Offenders. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1080/15564886.2022.2131021

Richards, T.N. (in press). Differences among types of sexual misconduct incidents reported to Title IX coordinators and institutional stability in reported incidents over time. Violence Against Women. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1177/10778012231156156

Krushas, A. E., Kulig, T. C., Wright, E. M., Spohn, R. E., & Castrianno, L. M. (in press). Identifying successes and barriers in a child advocacy center: An examination of five service areas. Child and Youth Services. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1080/0145935X.2022.2107505

Richards, T. N., Wright, E. M., Nystrom, A., Gilbert, S. L., & Branscum, C. (in press). On Assessing the Scope of Missing Native Americans in Nebraska: Results from a State-Wide Study and Recommendations for Future Research. Race and Justice. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1177/21533687211047933. CrimRxiv post-print here

Butler, L. C., Graham, A., Fisher, B. S., Reyns, B. W., & Henson, B. (In press). Examining the effect of perceived responsibility on online bystander intervention, target hardening, and inaction. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1177/08862605211055088

Branscum, C., & Richards, T.N. (2022). An updated examination of the predictors of running away from foster care in the United States and trends over ten years (2010-2019). Child Abuse & Neglect, 129, 105689. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105689  

Nystrom, A., Richards, T.N., Wood, H., Cox, L.M., & Gross, M. (2022). Examining missingness among children in out-of-home placement in Nebraska. Child Abuse & Neglect, 134, 105874. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105874

Richards, T.N., & Rennison, C.M. (2022). Title IX and yellow zone behavior: An introduction to the special issue. Feminist Criminology, 17(3), 315-321. https://doi.org/10.1177/15570851221088357

Gilbert, S.L., Wright, E.M., & Richards, T.N. (2021). Decolonizing VAWA 2021: A Step in the Right Direction for Protecting Native American WomenFeminist Criminology, 16(4), 447-460. doi.org/10.1177/15570851211016044

Murphy, C., Richards, T. N., Nitsch, L., Green-Manning, A., Brokmeier, A. M., LaMotte, A., & Holliday, C. (2021). Community-Informed Relationship Violence Intervention in a High Stress, Low-Income Urban Context. Psychology of Violence, 11(6), 509–518. doi.org/10.1037/vio0000387. CrimRxiv post-print here

Kulig, T. C. (2021). Measuring Sex Trafficking: A National-Level Victimization Survey of an At-Risk SampleJustice Quarterly. Advanced online publication. doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2021.1909646. CrimRxiv post-print here.

Mourtgos, S. M., Adams, I. T., Nix, J., & Richards, T. N. (2021). Mandatory Sexual Assault Kit Testing Policies and Arrest Trends: A Natural Experiment. Justice Evaluation Journal, 4(1), 145-162. doi.org/10.1080/24751979.2021.1881410. CrimRxiv post-print here.