Academic Publications

A selection of criminal justice related academic publications from Justice Involvement Coalition Members

Baker, B. (2019). Perinatal Outcomes of Incarcerated Pregnant Women: An Integrative Review. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 25(2), 92-104.

Bedell, P.S., Spaulding, A.C., So, M., & Sarrett, J.C. (2018). The names have been changed to protect the…Humanity: Person-first language in correctional health epidemiology. American Journal of Epidemiology. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy073.

Bounds, E. (2015). Criminal Justice and Christian Community. Political Theology, 16(3), 267-272.

Fesette, N., & Levitt, B. (2017). Pedagogies of Self-Humanization: Collaborating to Engage Trauma in the Phoenix Players Theatre Group. Teaching Artist Journal. 15(3-4). 100-113

Owens, M., & Walker, H. (2018). The Civic Voluntarism of “Custodial Citizens”: Involuntary Criminal Justice Contact, Associational Life, and Political Participation. Perspectives on Politics, 16(4), 990-1013.

Sarrett, JC. (2017). Revealing the training on intellectual and developmental disabilities among forensic mental health professionals: A survey report. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behavior, 8(4), 176-187, doi: 10.1108/JIDOB-07-2017-0013.

Sewell, Alyasah A., Justin Feldman, Kevin Jefferson, Rashawn Ray, Keon Gilbert, and Hedwig Lee. (in press) “The Illness Spillovers of Legal Intervention Deaths: Differential Cross-level Associations by Gender.” Ethnic and Racial Studies Online First:

Sewell, Abigail A. (2017) “Illness Associations of Police Violence: Differential Relationships by Ethnoracial Composition.” Sociological Forum 32 (S1): 975-997.

Sewell, Abigail A., Kevin Jefferson, and Hedwig Lee. (2016) “Living Under Surveillance: Gender, Psychological Distress, and Stop-Question-and-Frisk Policing in New York City.” Social Science & Medicine 159:1-13. * Lead Article

Sewell, Abigail A. and Kevin Jefferson. (2016) “Collateral Damage: The Health Effects of Invasive Police Encounters in New York City.” Journal of Urban Health 93(1):42-67.

Spaulding, A., Chhatwal, J., Adee, M., Lawrence, R., Beckwith, C., & Von Oehsen, W. (2019). Funding Hepatitis C Treatment in Correctional Facilities by Using a Nominal Pricing Mechanism. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 25(1), 15-24.

Spaulding, A. (2017). The Missing Link: HIV, Corrections, and Public Health. American Journal of Public Health, 107(5), 641-642.


Public Scholarship

A selection of public pieces written by members of Justice Involvement Coalition

Owens, Michael Lee. (August 3, 2015). ‘Banning the box’ would help people released from prison rebuild their lives. The Conversation.

Sarrett, JC (November 12, 2019) To stop police shootings of people with mental health disabilities, I asked them what cops – and everyone – could do to help. The Conversation.

Sarrett, JC (October 20, 2019). Opinion: Teaching about disabilities, biases can save lives. The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Walker, Hannah & Owens, Michael Lee. (September 21, 2018). What gets ex-prisoners politically and civically involved? The Washington Post.