Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Recent Publications

Below you will find recent scholarly journal articles authored or co-authored by our esteemed faculty.

Department of Legal Studies *Names in bold represent Legal Studies faculty members

Boateng, F. D. (June 2019). Perceived Police Fairness: Exploring Factors that influence Perceptions of Procedural Fairness in Ghana. Policing & Society.

Boateng, F. D., & Hsieh, M. L. (2019). Explaining Job Satisfaction and Commitment Among Prison Officers: The Role of Organizational Justice. The Prison Journal, 99(2), 172-193.

Boateng, F. D., &Wu, G. (July 2018). Effect of Organizational Support on Police Effectiveness and Behavior: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Asian Journal of Criminology.

Boateng, F. D., & Kaiser, K. A. (Forthcoming). Trust and Confidence in Media and Criminal Justice Institutions. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Wu, G. & Boateng, F. D. (April 2019). Viewing Them with an Eagle Eye: A Comparative Assessment of Police Officers’ Attitudes toward Citizens in Ghana and China.Policing: An International Journal.

Kaiser, K. A., & Rhodes, K. (Forthcoming). A drug court by any other name? A Comparative Analysis of Specialized Court Programs. Law & Human Behavior.

Kaiser, K. A., & Reisig, M. D. (2019). Legal Socialization and Self-Reported Criminal Offending: The Role of Procedural Justice and Legal Orientations. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Kaiser, K. A., & Spohn, C. (2018). Why do Judges Depart? A Research Note on Judicial Reasons for Departures. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 19, 43.

Kattelman, K., Chouraeshkenazi, M. M., & Boateng. F. (Eds.) (2018). Terrorism Strategic and Methodological Approaches (First Edition). Cognella Publishing.

Lambert, E., Keena, L., Haynes, S., May, D., Ricciardelli, R., & Leone,
M. (2019). Testing a path model of organizational justice and correctional staff job stress. Criminal Justice and Behavior,https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854819843336 | First Published April 18, 2019.

Lambert, E., Keena, L., Leone, M., May, D., & Haynes, S. (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.” Submitted to Social Science Journal on September 1,

Lambert, E. G., Haynes, S., Keena, L., May, D., Leone, M. (2019). Research note: The effects of organizational justice variables on job involvement among southern prison staff. Submitted to Journal of Crime and Justice on September 11,
2018. Revise and resubmit decision on November 20, 2018. Revised paper returned on January 16, 2019. Accepted on January 30, 2019.

Lambert, E. G., Keena, L. D., Haynes, S. H., May, D., & Leone, M. C. (2019). Predictors of Job Stress among Southern Correctional Staff. Submitted to Criminal Justice Policy Review on July 2, 2018. Accepted on January 14, 2019.

McElreath, D., Etter, G., Doss, D. A., Mallory, S., McElreath, L., & Lindsley, A. (2019). The Ku Klux Klan Today in Mississippi: Invisible or Insignificant. Journal of Gang Research. Accepted May 2, 2019.