Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity

Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity

Jason Szkola, Eric L. Piza and Grant Drawve (2019). Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity. Justice Quarterly, online: June 26, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2019.1630472 This study focuses on crimes involving firearms in Baltimore, Maryland to answer three research questions concerning the effect of seasonality: (1) Do changes in the seasons affect which spatial factors are significantly [...]

Going Back to College? Criminal Stigma in Higher Education Admissions in Northeastern U.S.

Going Back to College? Criminal Stigma in Higher Education Admissions in Northeastern U.S.

Evans, Douglas N., Jason Szkola, and Victor St. John (2019). "Going Back to College? Criminal Stigma in Higher Education Admissions in Northeastern U.S." Critical Criminology, First Online: April 10, 2019. Abstract Access to education is a constant theme in discussions germane to correctional reform, particularly to reduce rule breaking while incarcerated and re-offending after release [...]