Publications

Dr. Kerbs has published in a variety of venues to include peer-reviewed journals (American Journal of Criminal Justice, Crime & Delinquency, Criminal Justice Review, Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, International Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science), criminal justice trade journals (Federal Probation and Perspectives – – The Journal of the American Probation and Parole Association), chapters in edited books, and conference proceedings. The following is a current list of publications to date.

PUBLICATIONS (Journal Articles):

Jolley, J. M., & Kerbs, J. J. (2010). Risk, need, and responsivity: Unrealized potential for the international delivery of substance abuse treatment in prison. International Criminal Justice Review, 20(3), 280-301.

Kerbs, J. J., Jones, M., & Jolley, J. M. (November 2009). Discretionary decision-making by probation and parole officers: The role of extra-legal variables as predictors of responses to technical violations. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 25(4), 424-441.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2009). A commentary on age segregation for older prisoners: Philosophical and pragmatic considerations for correctional systems. Criminal Justice Review, 34(1), 119-139.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2007). The joy of violence: What about violence is fun in middle school? American Journal of Criminal Justice, 31(2), 12-29.

Jones, M., & Kerbs, J. J. (2007). Probation and parole officers and discretionary decision-making: Responses to technical and criminal violations. Perspectives – – The Journal of the America Probation and Parole Association, 31(1), 35-42.

Jones, M., & Kerbs, J. J. (2007, Reprint). Probation and parole officers and discretionary decision-making: Responses to technical and criminal violations. Federal Probation, 71(1), 9-15.

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. (2007). Inmate-on-inmate victimization among older male prisoners. Crime & Delinquency, 53(2), 187-218.

Dao, T. K., Kerbs, J. J., Rollin, S. A., Potts, I., Gutierrez, R., Choi, K., Creason, A. H., Wolf, A., & Prevatt, F. (2006). The association between bullying dynamics and psychological distress. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(2), 277-282.

Kerbs, J. J., Choi, K., Rollin, S., Gutierrez, R., Potts, I., Harpring, J., Creason, A., & Dao, T. (2005). Scales for perceived risk of student-on-student victimization in grades 7 through 10: A psychometric analysis of the Adolescent Index for School Safety. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 30(1), 121-141.

Kerbs, J. J. (1999). (Un)equal justice: Juvenile court abolition and African-Americans. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 564 (July), 109-125.

McConnell, W. A., & Kerbs, J. J. (1993). Providing Feedback in Research with Human Subjects. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 24(3), 266-270.

Schwartz, I. M., Guo, S. & Kerbs, J. J. (1993). Public attitudes toward juvenile crime and juvenile justice: Implications for public policy. Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, 13(2), 241-262.

Schwartz, I. M., Guo, S. & Kerbs, J. J. (1993). The impact of demographic variables on public opinion regarding juvenile justice: Implications for public policy. Crime & Delinquency, 39(1), 5-28.

PUBLICATIONS (Book Chapters)

Kerbs, J. J., & Jolley, J. M. (2009). Challenges posed by older prisoners: What we know about America’s aging prison population. In R. Tewksbury & D. A. Dabney (Eds.), Prisons & jails: A reader (pp. 389-411). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Kerbs, J. J. (2000). Chapter 10– The older prisoner: Social, psychological, and medical considerations. In B. D. Dunlop & M. B. Rothman (Eds.), Elders, crime, and the criminal justice system: Myths, perceptions, and reality in the 21st century (pp. 207-228). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Kerbs, J. J. (2000). Chapter 11– Arguments and strategies for the selective-decarceration of older prisoners. In B. D. Dunlop & M. B. Rothman (Eds.), Elders, crime, and the criminal justice system: Myths, perceptions, and reality in the 21st century (pp. 229-250). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Schwartz, I. M., Guo, S., & Kerbs, J. J. (1996). Chapter 3 – – Public attitudes toward juvenile crime and juvenile justice: Implications for public policy. In D. G. Rojeck & G. F. Jensen (Eds.), Exploring delinquency: Causes and control (pp. 13-21). Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury Publishing Co.

PUBLICATIONS (Published Conference Proceedings)

Gutierrez, R., Harpring, J., Potts, I., Rollin, S., & Kerbs, J. (2005, October). School violence prevention through participatory democracy: Challenges and opportunities. Conference proceedings from the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence. Washington, DC: George Washington University.

Gutierrez, R., Kerbs, J., Rollin, S., Potts, I., Harpring, J., Creason, A., Choi, K., Dao, T, & Wolf, A. (2004, October). The measurement and prevention of school-based victimization in grades 7 through 10. Conference proceedings from the National Conference of the Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence. Washington, DC: George Washington University.