Paper Presentations

Dr. Kerbs has presented over 25 academic papers at the national level. Over the course of his academic career, he has presented at a variety of national conferences – - e.g., the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Society of Criminology, the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, the American Statistical Association, the Gerontological Society of America, the International Association for Learning Alternatives, the International Conference on Civic Education Research, the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence, and the World Congress of Criminology.    The following is a current list of all presentations to date.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS (National):

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2011, February). Risk, need, and responsivity: The international delivery of and barriers to substance abuse treatment in prison. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Toronto, Canada.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2010, February). Perceived risk of victimization among older male prisoners. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2009, March). Fear of victimization among older male prisoners: A test of criminal opportunity theories of victimization. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2008, March). Older prisoner’s management of intergenerational conflict with younger prisoners. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Cincinnati, OH.

Kerbs, J. J., Marquart, J. W., Van Voorhis, P., Struckman-Johnson, C., Blackburn, A., & Latessa, E. J. (2008, March). Survey research with prisoners. A methods panel Chaired by Dr. Kerbs at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Cincinnati, OH.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2007, March). The predictors of inmate-on-inmate victimization as reported by older male prisoners. A paper presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Kerbs, J. J. (2005, November). Juvenile court abolition and the collateral consequences of using adult courts and prisons with children. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Jones, M., & Kerbs, J. J. (2005, November). To violate or not to violate: Results of a nationwide APPA member survey. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Kerbs, J. J. (2005, August). Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act: Compliance issues with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. A paper presented at the 14th World Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.

Kerbs, J. J. (2005, August). Cruel and unusual punishment experienced by children in America’s adult courts and prisons: Human rights violations from 1825 to 2005. A paper presented at the 14th World Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.

Kerbs, J. J. (2005, August). Juveniles in adult courts and adult prisons: State sponsored violations of human rights for children. Chair of panel discussion at the 14th World Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.

Gutierrez, R., Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S., Potts, I., Harpring, J., Creason, A., Wolf, A., Choi, K., and Dao, T. (2004, October). The measurement and prevention of school-based victimization in grades 7 through 10. A paper presented at the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence, Washington, D.C.

Kerbs, J. J., Harpring, J., Rollin, S., Gutierrez, R., Potts, I., Heller, T., Creason, A., Wolf, A., Gould, J., Zhou, F. (2004, August). Student perceptions of school-based violence: Implications for violence prevention programs. A paper presented at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Rollin, S. A., Gutierrez, R., Kerbs, J. J., Potts, I., Creason, A., Dao, T., Choi, K., & Wolf, A. (2004, April). Theoretical and practical aspects of curricular interventions to prevent violence in middle school. A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association’s Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S., Gutierrez, R., Potts, I., Choi, K., Creason, A., & Dao, T. (2003, November). The predictors of perceived risk for student-on-student victimization in grades 7-10: Understanding gender effects. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Gutierrez, R., Rollin, S.A., Kerbs, J. J., Potts, I., Creason, A., Dao, T., Choi, K., Wolf, A. (2003, November). Students tackle school violence – - participatory democracy at work. A paper presented at the International Conference on Civic Education Research, New Orleans, LA.

Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S., Gutierrez, R., Potts, I., Choi, K., Creason, A., & Dao, T. (2003, June). The theory and measurement of self-reported student-on-student victimization dynamics in grades 7-10. A paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conferences of the International Association for Learning Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA.

Gutierrez, R., Rollin, S.A., Kerbs, J. J., Potts, I., Copassaki, J., Creason, A., Dao, T., Tavani, C., and Choi, K. (2003, June). Students address violence prevention through participatory democracy. A paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conferences of the International Association for Learning Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA.

Kerbs, J. J. (2002, November). Inmate-on-inmate victimization reported by older male prisoners. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S., Potts, I., Creason, A. H., Choi, K., Tavani, C. M., Cheong, J., & Dao, T. (2002, November). The reliability and validity of questions measuring self-reported student-on-student victimization dynamics in grades 7-10. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S., Potts, I., et al. (2002, June). A socio-environmental intervention for student-on-student victimization. A paper presented at a National Conference – - “Safe Schools for the 21st Century.” Monterey, CA: Hamilton Fish Institute/George Washington University.

Kerbs, J. J. (2000, November). Older prisoners and selective decarceration. A paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Kerbs, J. J. (1999, November). The correctional continuum of care for elders: Prisons versus community-based alternatives. A paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Kerbs, J. J. (1998, November). Older prisoners and the issue of early release. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Kerbs, J. J. (1997, November). The social (in)justice of juvenile court and the criminal court alternative: An analysis of juvenile court abolition for African-American children. Paper presented at the American Society of Criminology’s Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kerbs, J. J. (1997, November). The justifications and strategies for the selective-decarceration of older inmates. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Kerbs, J. J. (1993, January). The impact of demographic variables on public opinion regarding juvenile justice: Implications for public policy. Paper (written by Ira M. Schwartz, Shenyang Guo, and John J. Kerbs) presented at the American Statistical Association Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS (REGIONAL)

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2008, June). America’s graying prison population and the age segregation debate. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Science, Bristol, RI.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2007, June). Predicting psychological, property, physical, and sexual inmate-on-inmate victimization as reported by older male prisoners. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Science, Bristol, RI.

Kerbs, J. J. (2007, March). Disproportionate minority contact in North Carolina: Past, present, and future considerations. A paper presented at the Juvenile Justice Institute’s Conference entitled “Disproportionate Minority Contact: Finding Solutions,” Raleigh, NC.