What We're Doing: Recent Achievements of our CJRC Affiliates

Dana Haynie – CJRC Director


Invited Member of the Sociological Research Association (2017 Joined), the Honor Society of Sociology Scholars dedicated to the excellence of research. 


Duxbury, W. Scott and Dana L. Haynie. Forthcoming. “The Network Structure of Opioid Distribution on a Darknet Cryptomarket.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Duxbury, W. Scott and Dana L. Haynie.2018.  “Building Them Up, Breaking Them Down: Topology, Vendor Selection Patterns, and a Digital Drug Market’s Robustness to Disruption.” Social Networks, V52:238-250

Soller, B., J. Copp, Dana L. Haynie and A. Kuhlemeier. Forthcoming. “Adolescent Dating Victimization and Relationship Dissolutions.” Youth and Society.

Kreager, Derek, Jacob Young, Dana L. Haynie, Martin Bouchard, David Schaefer, and Gary Zajak. 2017 “Where “Old Heads” Prevail: Inmate Hierarchy in a Men’s Prison Unit.” American Sociological Review, V82(4):685-718. 

Soller, Brian, Dana L. Haynie, and Alena Kuhlemeier.2017 “Romantic relationship inauthenticity, sexual intercourse, and depressive symptoms.” Social Science Research, V64:237-248. 

Chris Browning, Catherine Calder, Jodi Ford, Bethany Boettner, Anna Smith, Dana Haynie. 2017. “Understanding Racial Differences in Exposure to Violent Areas: Integrating Survey, Smartphone and Administrative Data Resources.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, V 669:1.  

Soller, Brian and Dana L. Haynie. 2017. “Variation in Sexual Double Standards Across Schools: How Do They Matter for Adolescent Sexual Behavior?” Sociological Perspectives, V 60(4) 702-721. 

Grants: “Online Criminal Drug Networks” .2017-2019.  (PI-Haynie with assistance from Scott Duxbury). Sponsored by NSF Social and Economic Sciences. 

“Understanding Incarceration and Re-Entry Experiences of Female Inmates and their Children: The Women’s

Prison Inmate Networks Study.”2017-2019. (Co-PI Haynie). Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice.  

“Network Mechanisms in Prison-Based Therapeutic Community.”2016-2017. (Co-PI Haynie).  Sponsored by the National Institute of Health. 

“The Prison Inmate Networks Study (PINS).” 2015-2017. (Co-PI Haynie). Sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Ryan D. King – Associate Director of CJRC 

Ryan is the Co-Principal Investigator on a project funded by the National Institute of Justice to study hate crime victimization in the LGBTQ community.  Ryan’s article titled “Facial Profiling: Race, Physical Appearance, and Punishment” (with Brian Johnson) was published in a recent issue of Criminology.  He was also invited to serve on the editorial board of the American Sociological Review.

Scott Duxbury – CJRC Graduate Student Affiliate

In addition to the above collaborations mentioned above with Dr. Haynie, Scott has also received the following awards:

Clifford C. Clogg Scholarship, International Consortium for Political and Social Research

Social and Behavioral Sciences Summer Scholarship, The Ohio State University

Clyde Franklin Award for Outstanding Student Research, The Ohio State University Department of Sociology

Midwestern Sociological Society Graduate Student Paper Award (second place)


Hollie Nyseth Brehm – CJRC Affiliate

Hollie has received a grant from the National Science Foundation Division of Social and Economic Sciences.  The grant is titled, Reentry and reintegration of convicted genocide perpetrator.  She has been busy traveling much of the term working on the above project.


Paul Bellair – CJRC Affiliate

Paul has received a grant from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitating and Correction.  The title of the grant is High Security Prison Reentry Research.  He has been spending a lot of time in several of Ohio’s high security prisons including the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Mansfield Correctional Institution, Ross Correctional Institution and the London Correctional Institution to name a few.  He is researching the efficacy of programming with inmates at the higher levels of security during incarceration.

Trent Steidley (University of Denver, Ohio State University Graduate and CJRC Affiliate), David M. Ramey (University of Pennsylvania) and Emily A. Shrider (Ohio State University Graduate and CJRC Affiliate).

The above scholars collaborated and published an article titled, Licensees, Social Disorganization, and Neighborhood Violent Crime. Social Forces, September 2017.  The initial data from this research was presented to the American Society of Criminology in 2014 in part to travel grants provided by the CJRC.


Dr. Walter DeKeseredy

Dr. Walter DeKeseredy, Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of Research Center on Violence, and Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University is the co-recipient of the American Society of Criminology's Division on Victimology's 2017 Robert Jerrin Book Award for his co-authored University of California Press book Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence Against Women. 

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Laura Frizzell - CJRC Graduate Student Affiliate

Laura has received the following Grants/Fellowships: 

“Police Violence: A Shift Toward Impacts on Black Women.” Silverman Research Award, The Ohio State University, 2017

Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 2017

In addition, Laura, Scott Duxbury (mentioned above) and Sade L. Lindsay (CJRC Graduate Student Affiliate) have the article following under review:  Duxbury, Scott W., Laura C. Frizzell*, and Sadé L. Lindsay* (*Equal authorship). “Mass Shootings, Mental Health, and the Media: The Role of Whiteness in Violent Crime Coverage.”

Laura has also received the following Paper Awards:

Winner of 2nd place in the Midwest Sociological Society’s graduate student paper competition

Winner of the Ohio State University Sociology Department’s Clyde Franklin Award for outstanding graduate student work in the study of race and/or gender