July 2011

    VITA

    RONALD L. AKERS

FORMAL EDUCATION
    B.S., cum laude, in Secondary Education (Social Studies), Indiana State
        University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1960
    M.A., in Sociology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1961
    Ph.D., in Sociology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1966


POSITIONS HELD
    2008-          Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law, University of Florida

    2004-2008   Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of Florida

    2001-2004   Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,
                                  University of Florida

    1994-2001 Director, Center for Studies in Criminology and Law, University of Florida
   
    1998-2001 University of Florida Research Foundation Professor

    1985-2004  Professor, Department of Sociology (Graduate Coordinator -  1988 - 1993),
        University of Florida

    1980-85 Chairman and Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Florida

    1978-80 Chairman and Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Iowa

    1974-80 Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Iowa

    1976-77 Visiting Fellow, Boys Town Center for the Study of Youth
        Development.

    1972-74 Professor, School of Criminology, Florida State University

    1969-72 Associate Professor, Department of Sociology,
        University of Washington
    1965-68 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology,
        University of Washington
    1968    Summer visiting faculty, San Diego State University
    1967    Summer visiting faculty, University of Alberta
      1963    Summer visiting faculty, Berea College
    1961-62 Instructor, Kent State University                       

RESEARCH: EXTERNALLY FUNDED GRANTS AND CONTRACTS, PI or Co-PI
    1963    Mental Health Clinic attendance by former hospital patients
        in Eastern Kentucky (with C. O. Carlton) (Kentucky Department of Mental
        Health, summer research project, $2000 direct costs)
    1964-65 Professional organization, political power and occupational
        laws (Ph.D. research NSF Cooperative Fellowship, $4000)
    1967    Evaluation of Statewide programs on teenage drinking in the
        U.S. (Unigard, $1500 direct cost)
    1970-72 Comparative study of prison organization and the inmate system (with Norman
        Hayner and Werner Gruninger) (NIMH, $70,000 direct cost)
    1976-77 Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use; Knowledge and Opinion of
        the Law; (with Marvin D. Krohn, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Marcia Radosevich) (Boys Town
        Center, $126,000 direct cost).
    1978    Evaluation of Juvenile Diversion Program (with Derek Mason)
        (Eastern Iowa Area Crime Commission, $2,200 direct cost).   
    1978-79 Evaluation of Youth Shelter Facility (with Derek Mason)
        (Southern Iowa Area Crime Commission and CJI, $10,000 direct cost).
    1979-84 Adolescent Smoking Behavior (with co-PI Ronald Lauer,
        Pediatrics) ( NICHHD, $400,800 direct cost).
    1982-86 Alcohol and the Elderly (with co-PI Anthony La Greca) (NIAAA $358,000 direct
         costs).
    1983-86 The Educative and Deterrent Effects of the Law (with co-PI
        Lonn Lanza-Kaduce) (National Science Foundation $33,000 direct costs).
    1988    Prediction of Delinquency.  Florida Department of Education. (with Co-PI Thomas
        Blomberg and Gordon Waldo, FSU) ($50,000 direct costs).
    1989-90 PI, advisor and supervisor, Dissertation Research Grant for Doctoral Student, Linda
        Smith, Community Control and Recidivism, (National Institute of Justice,
        $10,000 direct cost).                           
    1992-93 Enhancing Jail Removal of Juveniles in Two Counties.  (with Co-PI Lonn Lanza-            Kaduce) (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention,
        Youth and Family Services Program Office, Florida Department of Health
        and Rehabilitative Services, $110,798 direct costs).
    1992-93 Hurricane Andrew: The Impact on Law and Social Control (with co-PI Lonn
        Lanza-Kaduce) (National Science Foundation, $17,250 direct costs).
    1994    Inventory and Survey of Intermediate Sanction Programs Funded and Operated
        by County Government (with Co-PI, Linda G. Smith)(Collins Center and
        Task Force on the Criminal Justice and Corrections Systems, $30,000 direct
        costs)
        1998-99 PI, advisor, and supervisor, Dissertation Research Grant for Doctoral Student, Marcia Marcionette,  Evaluation of a Post-Adjudication Felony Drug Court (National Institute of Justice, 22,500 direct cost).
    2001-04 Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, years 4 and 5 (with David Colburn,
        Provost,PI, and Anne Donnelly and others as co-PI’s.) (National Science Foundation, approx. $1, 500, 000 for the two years).  I became co-PI on this project as a part of my position as Associate Dean of CLAS.   Anne Donnelly was the primary co-PI managing the project and I carried the principal responsibility of managing the project on behalf of CLAS. I did not participate in the preparation and submission of the original proposal.)
    2004-07 Evaluation of Faith Based Mentoring Program for Juveniles (with co-PI’s Jodi
         Lane and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce) (Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, $348,000 direct costs)   

CONSULTING
    1967-72 State of Washington Department of Health and Social Services,
        (review of research proposals)
    1969     State of Washington Delinquency Planning Institute
        (Consultant on delinquency prevention and treatment)
    1967-68 Unigard Insurance Group (prevention of teenage drinking)
    1971-72 Zaring Corporation (evaluation of LEAA education and research
         projects in State of Washington)
    1969-72 U.S. Department of Labor (review panel for manpower development
        laboratory in corrections at Draper Correctional Facility, Alabama)
    1974    LEAA Review of proposed doctoral program, U. of Neb. Omaha
    1975    College of William and Mary Metropolitan Criminal Justice Center
        (project on impact of legal process on delinquents)
    1975-79 PRC Public Management Services (review and evaluation of LEAA
        research and OCJET education projects, U.S. Department of Justice including dissertation
        research program, unsolicited research projects, NY Drug Law project)
    1978    Criminal Justice Institute, Iowa (youth shelter project)
    1981    NIMH (review of delinquency research proposals)
    1982    Research Council of Canada (review of law research proposal)
    1982    NIDA/NIMH (review of delinquency research proposal)
    1980-84 Koba Associates (review and evaluation of NIJ research and prevention proposals
        and reports)
    1984    National Center for Juvenile Justice (drugs and delinquency)
    1987-94 Educational Testing Service-GRE Sociology Advanced Exam
    1988-89 Attorney General's Task Force on Crimes and the Elderly (State of Florida),
        (member of Task Force).
    1991-92 Applied Corrections Research, Inc. (consultation on evaluation of drug/alcohol rehabilitation
        and literary programs in county correctional facilities, Contra Costa County, California)
    1983-present National Science Foundation (review of law and society and sociology research proposals)
    1986-present External reviewer for programs in criminology and sociology (Auburn U.; U. of Ark.;
         U. of Tenn.,initial and mid-cycle; Wayne State U., U. of Neb.; U. of GA; John Jay College;
         Penn State U., North Carolina State U.)
    1998- National Institute of Justice Peer Review Panel (review of unsolicited research proposals)
    2004-05 Westat CSAP Data Coordinating Center National Outcome Measures Initiative (consultation
        on item selection and construction for instruments to be used in outcome measures for substance abuse programs and policies)
   
EDITORIAL BOARDS

    Criminology Editorial Board, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
    Editorial Policy Board, Deviant Behavior
    Board of Advisory Editors, Sociological Inquiry (1990-98)
    Board of Associate Editors, Journal of Drug Issues
    Editorial Advisory Board, Criminology (1998-99)
    Regional Editor for the USA and Canada, International Journal of Fear of Crime(not active)
    Advisory Board, Turkish Journal of Criminology (not active)

    Series Co-editor (with Gary Jensen), Roxbury Publishing (2000-2003)
    Advisory Editor, Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, Taylor and Francis

    Founding member of Editorial Review Board   Active Voices, multidisciplinary journal for scholarly contributions by graduate students in the social sciences as of Dec. 2004 (not active)

    Manuscript referee for American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Social Problems,
        Criminology, American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology,  Sociological Perspective, Sociological Focus, and many other journals

AWARDS AND HONORARY SOCIETIES

Undergraduate and Graduate

    Outstanding Sophomore Award, Indiana State University, 1958
    Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1959
    Best Completed Project Award, Kentucky Department of Mental Health, The
        Research Award Committee of the Research Bulletin, 1964 (co-recipient with Charles O. Carlton)
    Kappa Delta Phi, Education Honorary
    Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honorary
    National Science Foundation Cooperative Fellowship Award, 1962-1965

Professional
    Distinguished Doctoral Alumnus (1980) University of Kentucky, Department
        of Sociology
    Edwin H. Sutherland Award (1988), American Society of Criminology
        (for outstanding contributions to criminological theory and research)
    Professorial Excellence Award (1996; 2006), University of Florida
    University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship (1998-2001)
        Ronald L. Akers Endowed Professorship in Criminology and Deviance 
        (A permanently endowed professorship in my name established in 1999 at the University of Kentucky, Department of Sociology)

    Roll of Honor, Southern Sociological Society

    Fellow of the American Society of Criminology
   
    Listed in American Men and Women of Science
    Listed in Who's Who in South and Southwest
    Listed in Who's Who in American Education
   
    Distinguished Lecturer Award   (2008)
        Alpha Kappa Delta, International Honor Society

    Faculty of the Year 2008-2009
                  Criminology and Law Honor Society University of Florida

    Professor of the Year 2009-2010
                  Criminology and Law Honor Society University of Florida

    University of Florida Distinguished Faculty Award 2010
        Florida Blue Key, Education Celebration

   
MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICES IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
    (Elected offices underlined)

    American Society of Criminology
        President, 1978-79
        Executive Council Member 1972-1976, 1977-1980
        Vice President 1975-76
    Program Committee–Area Chair 1977, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001; 2006; 2010 (also Chair for Presidential Panels on Religion and Crime).
    Nominations committee 1983, 1985(Chair);
    Carte' Student Paper competition committee, 1988 (Chair);
    Affirmative Action Committee, 1991-1992);
    Fellows Committee 1992-94 (Chair, 1992-93);
    Chair, Finance Committee, 1994-95;
    Oral History Advisory Committee (1996-2001 );
    Hindelang Award Committee, 2002;
    Sutherland Award Committee (Chair), 2002-03;
    Bloch Award Committee, 2007-08;
    Bloch Award Committee (Chair), 2008-09.
       
    Organizer and performer (with Ken Tunnell), ASC Bluegrass Band benefit performance for ASC Minority Fund and Opening Reception 1993-present

    Southern Sociological Society
        President, 1991-92
        Executive Committee, 1985-1988; 1990-1994   

    Membership Committee, Chairman for Florida, 1983-85
    Organizer and performer (with Ken Tunnell), annual SSS Bluegrass Band performance, 1986-2008

    American Sociological Association
        Chairman, Section on Criminology , 1979-80; James F. Short Award Committee (2002); Student Paper Competition Committee for the Crime, Law and Deviance Section (Chair), 2005-2006.

    Society for the Study of Social Problems (not currently a member)
        Committee on Committees, 1987-90, Chair, 1988
        Committee on Standards and Freedom of Research, Teaching, and Publication 1980-83,
        Chair, 1983

    Presidential Nominee, 1986; C.W. Mills Award Committee, 1987-88

    Christian Sociological Society
        Steering Committee, 1986 - present 
        Coordinator, 1994 - 2002

    Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences               
   
UPPER DIVISION AND GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT

    Theories of Crime and Deviance
    Criminological Theory
              Application of Theories of Crime
    Criminology
    Deviance
    Juvenile Delinquency
    Alcohol, Drugs, and Society
    Sociology of Alcohol and Drug Behavior
    Alcohol, Drugs, and Crime
    Sociology of Law
    Corrections
    Law and Criminal Justice
RONALD L. AKERS

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    BOOKS

Authored and Co-authored books

    Books with subsequent revisions, editions, versions, and reprints

    Deviant Behavior: A Social Learning Approach
    Deviant Behavior:  A Social Learning Approach.  Belmont, CA:  Wadsworth Publishing Company,
         1973.
    Deviant Behavior:  A Social Learning Approach. Second Edition.  Belmont, CA:  Wadsworth
        Publishing Company, 1977.
    Deviant Behavior: A Social Learning Approach.  Third Edition, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1985.
    Deviant Behavior: A Social Learning Approach.  Third Edition, Hardback Reprinted Edition, Fairfax , VA: TechBooks, 1992.

    Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application
      Criminological Theories: Introduction and Evaluation.  Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing, 1994.
    Criminological Theories: Introduction and Evaluation.  Second Edition Los Angeles: Roxbury
         Publishing, 1997.
        Criminological Theories: Introduction and Evaluation. International Edition London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.
    Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application.  Third Edition. Los Angeles:
         Roxbury  Publishing, 2000.
    Criminological Theories: Introduction and Evaluation. Korean Translation. Kilan Publishing Co.,     2000.
    Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application.  Fourth Edition. Los Angeles:
         Roxbury  Publishing, 2004 (Ronald L. Akers and Christine Sellers)

        Instructors Manual: Criminological Theories. Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing, 1994; 1997 (with Donna Bishop); 2000, 2004 (with Christine S. Sellers).
   
    Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application.  Fourth Edition. Hardcover reprint of Fourth Edition  for India, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.  Jaipur, India: Rawat Publications 2004 (with Christine S. Sellers)

    Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application.  Fifth Edition.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2009 (Ronald L. Akers and Christine Sellers)

    Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance

    Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance.  Boston: Northeastern
        University Press, 1998.

    Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers, Paperback edition with new Introduction, 2009.

    Books with  no subsequent editions
   
    Law and Control in Society.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Co., 1975.  (authored in part and edited in part, Ronald L. Akers and Richard Hawkins).

    Drugs, Alcohol, and Society.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1992.



Edited and Co-edited Books

    Crime Prevention and Social Control.  New York:  Praeger Publishing Company, 1974.  (edited,
        Ronald L. Akers and Edward Sagarin).

    Crime, Law and Sanctions:  Theoretical Perspectives. Beverly Hills, CA:  Sage Publications, 1978.
        (edited, Marvin D. Krohn and Ronald L. Akers).

    Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime: A Guide for the New Century, Vol 11 Advances in Criminological Theory. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction  Books, 2003  (Edited, Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen).



    ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
    (By year)

    1964

    "Socio-Economic Status and Delinquent Behavior:  A Re-Test,"  The Journal of Research in Crime             and Delinquency, 1:38-46,  January, 1964.

    1965

    "Toward a Comparative Definition of Law,"  Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology and Police             Science, 56:301-306,  September, 1965.

    1966

    "Are Operant Principles Tautological?"  The Psychological Record, 16:305-312,  July, 1966
         (Robert L. Burgess and Ronald L. Akers).

    "A Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory of Criminal Behavior," Social Problems,
         14:363-383,  Fall, 1966 (Robert L. Burgess and Ronald L. Akers).

    1968

    "Differential Organization of Health Professions:  A Comparative Analysis,"  American Sociological             Review, 33:104-121,  February, 1968 (Ronald L. Akers and Richard Quinney).

    "Opiate Use, Addiction, and Relapse," Social Problems, 15:459-469,  Spring, 1968 (Ronald L. Akers,             Robert L. Burgess, and Weldon T. Johnson).

    "Teenage Drinking:  A Survey of Action Programs and Research,"  Journal of Alcohol Education,             13:1-10,  Spring, 1968.

    "The Professional Association and the Legal Regulation of Practice,"  Law and Society Review,             2:463-482,  May, 1968.

    "Problems in the Sociology of Deviance:  Social Definitions and Behavior," Social Forces,
        46:455-465,  Spring, 1968.
    1970

    "Teenage Drinking and Drug Use,"  in Ellis Evans, ed., Adolescents, Dryden Press, 1970,
         pp. 267-288.
   
    "Framework for the Comparative Study of Group Cohesion:  The Professions,"  Pacific Sociological         Review, 13:73-85, Spring, 1970.

    "Size and the Administrative Component in Occupational Associations,"  Pacific Sociological Review,         13:241-251, Fall, 1970 (Ronald L. Akers and Frederick Campbell).

    "Organizational Size, Complexity, and the Administrative Component in Occupational Associations,"           Sociological Quarterly, II:  435-451, Fall, 1970 (Frederick Campbell and Ronald L. Akers).

    1971

    "On Maris' Social Forces in Urban Suicide,"  comment in Bulletin of Suicidology 8 (Fall, 1971):8.


    "On the Prevalence of Persons Who Have Attempted Suicide in Los Angeles,"  comment in Bulletin             of Suicidology 8 (Fall, 1971)

    1972

    "Comment on Gove's Evaluation of Societal Reaction as an Explanation of Mental Illness,"              American Sociological Review, 37 (August, 1972):  487-488.

    1973

    "Deviance and Conformity,"  Ch. 11 in Society Today, Second Edition, Del Mar, California:
        CRM Books, 1973; pp. 175-186.

    1974

    "Homosexual and Drug Behavior in Prison:  A Test of the Functional and Importation Models,"
        Social Problems, 21:410-422, No. 3, 1974 (Ronald L. Akers, Norman Hayner and Werner
        Gruninger).  (A version of this paper also appears in Sagarin and MacNamara, ed.,
        Corrections:  Problems of Punishment and Rehabilitation.  New York:  Praeger Pub., 1973,
        pp. 70-79).


    1975

    "Sexual Problems in American Society,"  in Social Problems.  Del Mar, California:  CRM Books,         1965; pp.231-261.

    1976

    "Prison Inmate Roles:  Inter-organizational and Cross-Cultural Comparisons," International Journal
        of Criminology and Penology, 4:365-381, 1976 (Ronald L. Akers, Werner Gruninger and         Norman S. Hayner).
    1977

    Prisonization in Five Countries:   Type of Prison and Inmate Characteristics,"  Criminology,
        4:526-54, February, 1977 (Ronald L. Akers, Norman S. Hayner and Werner Gruninger).

    "Time Served, Career Phase, and Prisonization:  Findings from Five Countries,"  in Robert Leger
        and John Stratton, ed.,  The Sociology of Corrections, New York: Wiley, 1977, pp. 216-227.

    "Type of Leadership in Prison,"  Sociological Quarterly, 13:378-383, Summer, 1977.

    "An Alternative View of the Labeling vs. Psychiatric Perspectives on Societal Reaction to Mental
        Illness,"  Social Forces, 56:341-361.  December, 1977 (Marvin D. Krohn and Ronald L.         Akers).

1979

    "Theory and Ideology in Marxist Criminology," Criminology, 16:527-544 February, 1979
        (invited symposium contribution)

    "Sociology of Adolescent Drug and Drinking Behavior, Part 1,"  Deviant Behavior, 1:15-35,
        1979 (Marcia Adosevich, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Ronald L. Akers and Marvin Krohn)

    "Social Learning and Deviant Behavior:  A Specific Test of a General Theory,"  American
        Sociological Review, 44:636-655, August, 1979 (Ronald L. Akers, Marvin Krohn,
        Lonn  Lanza-Kaduce, ad Marcia Radosevich).

    "Law and Durkheimian Order," in Paul J. Brantingham and Jack M. Kress, eds., Structure, Law
        Power:  Essaysin the Sociology of Law.  Beverly Hills:  Sage Publications,  (Lonn
        Lanza-Kaduce, Marvin D. Krohn, Ronald L. Akers and Marcia Radosvich),  1979, pp. 41-61.


1980

    "Social Status and Deviance:  Class Context of School, Social Status, and Delinquent Behavior,"
         Criminology 18:303-318, 1980 (Marvin D. Krohn, Ronald L. Akers, Marcia J. Radosevich,          and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce).

    "Sociology of Adolescent Drug and Drinking Behavior, Part II," Deviant Behavior, 1:145-169, 1980
         (Marcia Radosevich, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Ronald L. Akers and Marvin Krohn).

    "Further Critical Thoughts on Marxist Criminology," in James Inciardi, ed., Radical Criminology.
        Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1980
    1981

    "Social Characteristics and Self-Reported Delinquency:  Differences in  Extreme Types," in Gary F.
        Jensen, ed., Sociology of Delinquency.  Beverly Hills:  Sage, 1981, pp. 48-62 (Ronald L.
         Akers, Marvin D. Krohn, Marcia Radosevich, and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce).

    "Reflections of a Social Behaviorist on Behavioral Sociology," American Sociologist, 16:177-180,
         August, 1981 (invited symposium contribution).

    "Norms, Definitions, and Deviance:  Comment on Meier"  Deviant Behavior 3:27-31, 1981 (invited
         symposium contribution).

    1982

    "Conceptual and Analytical Models in Testing Social Learning Theory: Reply to Stafford and
        Ekland-Olsen and Strictland,"  American Sociological Review 47:169-173, 1982.
        (Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Ronald L. Akers, Marvin D. Krohn and Marcia Radosevich).

     "Norm Qualities and Adolescent Substance Use," Journal of Drug Issues 12:343-359, 1982 (Marvin
         D. Krohn, Ronald L. Akers, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Marcia Radosevich).

    "The Evaluation of Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents:  The Muscatine Study."  Preventive
        Medicine 11:417-428, 1982 (Ronald M. Lauer, Ronald L. Akers, James Massey, and William
         Clarke).

    1983

    "Are Self-reports of Adolescent Deviance Valid?  Bio-Chemical Measures, Randomized Response
         and the Bogus Pipeline in Smoking Behavior, Social Forces 62:234-251, 1983
        (Ronald L. Akers, James Massey, Ronald Lauer, and William Clarke).

    1984

    "Cessation of Alcohol and Drug Use Among Adolescents:  A Social Learning Model,"  Deviant
        Behavior 5:79-96, 1984 (Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Ronald L. Akers, Marvin D. Krohn, and
        Marcia Radosevich).

    "Community Context and Theories of Deviant Behavior:  An Examination of Social Learning and
        Social Bonding Theories" Sociological Quarterly 25:353-71, 1984 (Marvin D. Krohn, Lonn
        Lanza-Kaduce, and Ronald L. Akers).

    "Delinquent Behavior, Drugs, and Alcohol:  What is the Relationship?" Today's Delinquent
        3:19-47, 1984 (invited article).

                    1985

    "Social Learning Theory and Adolescent Cigarette Smoking," Social Problems 32:455-73, 1985
        (Marvin D. Krohn, W.F. Skinner, J.L. Massey, and Ronald L. Akers).

    "Adolescent Marijuana Use: A Test of Three Theories of Deviant Behavior,"  Deviant Behavior
         6:323-46, 1985 (Ronald L. Akers and John K. Cochran).

    1986

    "The Exclusionary Rule:  Legal Doctrine and Social Research on Constitutional Norms, " Research
        Bulletin of the Criminal Justice Center 2(5):1-6. 1986 (Ronald L. Akers and Lonn Lanza-
        Kaduce).

    1987

    "Recent Trends in Teenage Tobacco Use:  Findings from a Five-year Longitudinal Study," Sociology and
        Social Research, 71:110-114,  1987 (Ronald L. Akers, William F. Skinner, Marvin D.
        Krohn, and Ronald M. Lauer).

    "Commentary on Baldwin" Florida Law Review 39:551-554.

    "Fear of Crime and Victimization among the Elderly in Different Types of Communities,"
        Criminology 25:487-505,  1987 (Ronald L. Akers, Anthony J. La Greca, Christine Sellers,
        John Cochran).

    1988

    "Theoretical Perspectives on Deviant Behavior among the Elderly," in Belinda McCarthy and Robert
        Langworthy, eds., Older Offenders:  Perspectives in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
        New York: Praeger 1988, pp. 35-50  (Ronald L. Akers, Anthony J. La Greca, and Christine
        Sellers).

    "Alcohol, Contact with the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior among the Elderly," in Belinda McCarthy
         and Robert Langworthy, eds., Older Offenders:  Perspectives in Criminology and Criminal
        Justice.  New York: Praeger 1988, 51-61 (Ronald L. Akers and Anthony J. La Greca).

    "Life Events and Alcohol Behavior among Older Adults," The Gerontologist 4:552-558,  1988
        (Anthony J. La Greca, Ronald L. Akers, and Jeffrey W. Dwyer).

    "Social Learning Variables and the Risk of Habitual Smoking among Adolescents: The Muscatine Study
        American Journal of Preventive Medicine 4: 336-348,  1988 (Sherilyn Spear and Ronald L.
        Akers).

1989

    "A Social Behaviorist's Perspective on Integration of Theories of Crime and Deviance." in
        Steven F. Messner, Marvin D. Krohn, and Allen E. Liska, eds., Theoretical Integration in
        the Study of Deviance and Crime. Albany: SUNY Press, 1989.

    "Beyond Hellfire: an Exploration of the Variable Effects of Religiosity on Adolescent Marijuana
        and Alcohol Use,"  Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency 26: 198-225,  1989
        (John K. Cochran and Ronald L. Akers)

    "Donald Cressey: An Intellectual Portrait of a Criminologist," Sociological Inquiry 59:424-438,
         1989 (Ronald L. Akers and Ross Matsueda)

     "Social Learning and Alcohol Behavior among the Elderly," Sociological Quarterly  30: 625-63, 1989
         (Ronald L. Akers, Anthony J. La Greca, John K. Cochran, and Christine Sellers)

1990

    "Rational Choice, Deterrence, and Social Learning Theory in Criminology: the Path Not Taken,”
        Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology  81:653-676,  1990

    1991

    "Social Contexts and Social Learning in Sexual Coercion and Aggression: Assessing the Contribution of
         Fraternity Membership," Family Relations 40:558-64,  1991 (Scot Boeringer, Constance L.
        Shehan, and Ronald L. Akers

    "Addiction: the Troublesome Concept," Journal of Drug Issues 21: 777-793

    "Alcohol Use among the Elderly" Social Learning, Community Context, and Life Events,"(Ronald L.         Akers and Anthony J. La Greca) pp. 242-262 in: David J. Pittman and Helene White, eds., Society, Culture and Drinking Patterns Re-examined.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, 1991

     "Self-control as a General Theory of Crime," review essay, Journal of Quantitative Criminology
        7:201-211,  1991

        1992

    "Alcohol,"  pp. 41-48 in Edgar F. Borgatta, Editor in Chief and Marie  L. Borgatta, Managing Editor,
         Encyclopedia of Sociology.  New York: Macmillan, 1992

    "What to Do about Drugs? Consequences and reform of public policy," Criminal Justice Review
        17:280-290,  1992 (review essay).

    "Linking Sociology to its Specialties: the Case of Criminology," Social Forces 71:1-16, 1992
        (SSS Presidential address).

    1993

    "Community Control, Imprisonment, and Recidivism," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency:
        30:267-292,  1993 (Linda Smith and Ronald L. Akers)

    "It's a 'White Thing': Exploration of Beliefs about Suicide in the African American Community,"
        Deviant Behavior  14:277-296,  1993 (Kevin Early and Ronald L. Akers).

    1994

    "Labeling Theory," Encyclopedia of Linguistics.

 
    1995
    "Theories of Crime and Deviance," PRIMIS Chapter. New York: McGraw-Hill.
 
    "Supervisor Referrals to an Employee Assistance Program: a Social Learning Perspective," Journal of
        Drug Issues 25: 341-361, 1995 (Michael Capece and Ronald L. Akers).

    "Routine Activities and Social Control in the Aftermath of a Natural Catastrophe," European Journal of
        Criminal Policy and Research 3:56-69, 1995 (Paul Cromwell, Roger Dunham, Ronald L. Akers, and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce).

    1996

    “Is Differential Association/social Learning Cultural Deviance Theory?” Criminology 34:229-248, 1996.

        “A Longitudinal Test of Social Learning Theory: Adolescent Smoking,” Journal of Drug Issues 26:317-344, 1996  (Ronald L.  Akers and Gang Lee).

    “Deterrence and the Death Penalty: the Views of the Experts,” Journal of Criminal Law and         Criminology, 87:871-889, 1996 (Michael Radelet and Ronald L. Akers).

    1998

    “Policing in the Wake of Hurricane Andrew: Comparing Citizen and Police Priorities,” Policing:
        An International  Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 21: 330-338, 1998
        (Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Roger Dunham, Ronald L. Akers, and Paul Cromwell).

    1999
    “Age, Social Learning, and Social Bonding in Adolescent Substance Use,” Deviant Behavior 20: 1-26, 1999. (Ronald    L. Akers and Gang Lee)

    “Social Learning and Social Structure: Reply  to Sampson, Morash, and Krohn,”  Theoretical Criminology 3: 477-493, 1999 (an invited response to critical essays in a journal symposium on  my 1998 book).
    2000

    “Worry about Victimization: An Alternative and Reliable Measure for Fear of Crime,” Western Criminology  Review 2(2), 2000. [Online] http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v2n2/williams.html. (Frank P. Williams, III, Marilyn D. McShane, and Ronald L. Akers).

    “Alcohol” pp. 92-99 in  Encyclopedia of Sociology, Volume 1, 2nd edition, Edgar Borgatta and Rhonda J.V. Montgomery, editors. New York: Macmillan Reference USA (Ronald L. Akers and Thomas R.
    Heffington)

    2001

    “Alcohol and Drugs in American society,” pp. 69-90 In Norman A. Dolch and Linda Deutschmann, eds., Social Problems: A Case Study Approach.  Dix Hills, NY: General Hall, 2001 (Thomas R. Heffington, Ronald L. Akers, and Terry Danner)

    “Social Learning Theory,” pp. 378-382 in  Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior : Volume 1, Historical, Conceptual and Theoretical Issues, Patricia A. Adler, Peter Adler, and Jay Corzine, editors. Clifton D. Byrant, Editor-in-Chief.  Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2001.

    “Social Learning Theory” pp. 192-210 in Raymond Paternoster and Ronet Bachman, eds., Explaining Criminals and  Crime. Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing, 2001.
                       
    2003

    "Substance Use by Korean Adolescents: A Cross-Cultural Test of Social Learning, Social Bonding, and Self-Control Theories," pp. 39-64 in Ronald L .Akers and Gary F. Jensen, eds.,  Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime: A Guide for the New Century.  Advances in Criminological Theory, Vol 11. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003 (.Sunghyun Hwang and Ronald L. Akers).

    “Taking Social Learning Global: Micro-Macro Transitions in Criminological Theory.”  Pp. 9-38 In   Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen, eds., Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime: A Guide for the New Century. Advances in Criminological Theory, Vol 11. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003  (Gary F. Jensen and Ronald Akers).

    “Editors’ Introduction: Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime” pp. 1-8 In   Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen, eds., Social Learning Theory and the Explanation of Crime: A Guide for the New Century. Advances in Criminological Theory, Vol 11. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2003 (Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen).

        2004
    "Social Learning and Structural Factors in Adolescent Substance Use," Western Criminology Review 5(1) [on-line] http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v5n1/lee.htm  2004 (Gang Lee, Ronald L. Akers, and Marian Borg).
   
    “Toward a Social Learning Model of Violence and Terrorism” in  Zahn, M.A., Brownstein, H.H., & Jackson, S.L. editors, Violence: From Theory to Research. Cincinnati, OH: LexisNexis - Anderson Publishing, 2004   ( Ronald L. Akers and Adam Silverman ).
    Ross L. Matsueda and Ronald L. Akers, “Donald  R. Cressey,” Encyclopedia of Criminology  J. Mitchell Miller and Richard A. Wright, Editors. Chicago: Routledge, 2004.
    2005
    “Sociological Theory and Practice: The Case of Criminology,” Journal of Applied Sociology/Sociological Practice: A Journal of Applied and Clinical Sociology 22/7:24-41, 2005.

    2006
    “Social Learning Theory: Correcting Misconceptions,”pp. 89-99 in  Stuart Henry and Mark Lanier, eds., The Essential Criminology Reader, Westview Press, 2006. (Christine S. Sellers and Ronald L. Akers).
    “Empirical Status of Social Learning Theory: Past, Present, and Future” 37-76 in Frances T. Cullen, John Paul Wright, and Kristie R. Blevins, eds. Taking Stock: The  Status of Criminological Theory, Vol. 15 Advances in Criminological Theory. Transaction Publishing, 2006. (Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen).
    “Theory and Research in the Sociology and  Social Psychology of Crime and Deviance,”pp. 137-155 in Mathieu Deflem, ed.,  Sociological Theory and Criminological Research: Views from Europe and the United States.  Sociology of Crime, Law, and Deviance, Volume 7. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006..
    “Parental and Peer Influences on Adolescent Drug Use in Korea” Asian Journal of Criminology 1:51-69 [also online] http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11417-006-9009-5   (Sunghuyn Hwang and Ronald L. Akers), 2006.
    “Aplicaciones de los principios del aprendizaje social. Algunos programas de tratamiento y prevencion de la delincuencia,” pp. 1117-1138 in Jose Luis Guzman Dalbora and Alfonso Serrano Mailllo, editores, Derecho Penal Y Criminologia Como Fundamento De La Politica Criminal: Estudios En Homenaje Al Professor Alfonso Serrano Gomez. Madrid: Dykinson. 2006
                                                                                                                                  

     2008

    “Self-Control  and Social Learning Theory”  pp. 77-89 in Erich Goode, ed. Out of Control: Assessing the General Theory of Crime.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008.
    “Faith-Based Mentoring and  Restorative Justice: Overlapping Theoretical, Empirical, and Philosophical Background pp. 139-166 in  Restorative Justice: From Theory to Practice ,Holly Ventura Miller, ed. Bingley, UK: JAI Emerald Group Publishing 2008. (Ronald L. Akers, Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce)

     2009

    .“Introduction to the Transaction Paperback Edition: Recent Developments and Research in Social Learning Theory” Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance. Paperback Edition. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

    “Social Learning Theory,” pp. 323-331 in 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook. Volume 1, J. Mitchell Miller, ed. Los Angeles: Sage Publications (Ronald L. Akers and Wesley G. Jennings).

.     “The social learning theory of crime and deviance.”  Pp. 103-120 In M. Krohn, A. Lizotte, & G. Hall (eds.), Handbook on Criminology and Deviance. New York: Springer (Ronald L. Akers,and Wesley G. Jennings), 2009.

    “Prologue” to Oportunidad Y Delito (Opportunity and Crime) by Alfonso Serrano Maillo. Madrid: Dykinson Books, 2009.


    2010
     “Nothing is as Practical as a Good Theory: Social Learning Theory and the Treatment and Prevention of Delinquency,” pp. 84-105 in Hugh D. Barlow and Scott H. Decker, editors, Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010.

    “A Partial Test of Social Structure Social Learning:  Neighborhood Disadvantage, Differential Association with Delinquent Peers, and Delinquency” pp. 133-148  in Matt DeLisi and Kevin M. Beaver, Editors, Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach, London: Jones and Bartlett Publishers (Chris L. Gibson, Traci B. Poles,* and  Ronald L. Akers), 2010.
    
    "Social Learning Theory: Process and Structure in Criminal and Deviant Behavior," pp. 56-71 in The Handbook of Criminal Theory, edited by Eugene McLaughlin and Tim Newburn. London: Sage Publications, (Ronald L. Akers and Gary F. Jensen) , 2010

    “Religion and Crime” The Criminologist 35 (#6): 1, 3-6, 2010.
    “A New Trick for an Old Dog: Applying Developmental Trajectories to Inform Drug Use Progression”  Journal of Drug Issues 40:755-782 (Jeffery Ward, John Stogner, Chris Gibson, and Ronald L. Akers), 2010..

           
    2011

     “The Origins of Me and of Social Learning Theory: Personal and Professional Recollections and Reflections,” pp. 347-366 in Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Andrew J. Myer, and Freda Adler, eds., The Origins of American Criminology, Advances in Criminology Theory Vol. 16, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2011.
   
    “Attitude Transference and Deviant Behavior: A Comparative Study in Japan and the United States,” Deviant Behavior (Emiko Kobayashi, Ronald L. Akers, and Susan F. Sharp, 32: 405-440, 2011.
 

        Forthcoming

    “Social Learning Theory.”  In C. D. Bryant (Ed.), The Handbook of Deviant Behavior. New York: Routledge. (Wesley G. Jennings and Ronald L. Akers (in press,).

    “Learning to be Delinquent,” (in press)Donna Bishop and Barry Feld (eds.) Oxford Handbook on Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice, Oxford U. Press (Ronald L. Akers and Christine S. Sellers) (in press).
    “Attitude Transference and Deviant Behavior: A Comparative Study in Japan and the United States,” Deviant Behavior (Emiko Kobayashi, Ronald L. Akers, and Susan F. Sharp, 32: 405-440, 2011.
     “Do Perceptions of Neighborhood Disorganization Predict Crime or Victimization?  An Examination of Gang Member versus Non-Gang Member Jail Inmates.” Journal of Criminal Justice   (Kathleen A. Fox, Jodi Lane, and Ronald L. Akers)   (In press).

    “Is Stalking a Learned Phenomenon? An Empirical Test of Social Learning Theory” Journal of Criminal Justice (Kathleen A. Fox, Matthew Nobles, and Ronald L. Akers) (in press)

    “Magic Mint, The Internet, and Peer Associations: A Test of Social Learning Theory using Patterns of Salvia Divinorum Use,”Journal of Drug Issues ( Byran Miller, John M. Stogner, John H.  Boman, IV, Hayden Griffin, David N. Khey, and Ronald L. Akers) (in press)   
                   

    REPRINTED ARTICLES AND PARTS OF BOOKS
   




    "Toward a Comparative Definition of Law,"
         In: The Crime Problem (Walter Reckless) New York:
        Appleton-Century-Crofts, 4th ed., 1967, pp. 67-72.

    "A Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory of Criminal Behavior,"
        In: Behavioral Sociology (Robert L. Burgess and Don Bushell, eds.) New York:  Columbia
        University Press, 1969, pp. 291-320.

        In:  Delinquency, Crime, and Social Process (Donald R. Cressey and David A. Ward, eds.)
        New York: Harper and Row, pp. 532-556.

        In:  Criminal Behavior and Social Systems (Anthony Guenther, ed.) Chicago: Rand
         McNally, 1970, pp. 122-134.

        In:  Social Deviance (Ronald A. Farrell and Victoria L. Swigert, eds.) Philadelphia:
        J.B. Lippincott Co., 1975 and 1978, pp. 220-247.

        In:  Readings in Juvenile Delinquency  (Dean Rojek and Gary Jensen, eds.)  Lexington,
        MA:  D.C. Heath, 1982, pp. 132-146.

        In:  Classics of Criminology  (Joseph E. Jacoby, ed.), 2nd Ed., Prospect Heights, IL:
        Waveland Press, 1994, pp. 228-236.

        In: Juvenile Delinquency (Joseph G. Weis, Robert D. Crutchfield, and George S. Bridges, eds.)  Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1996, pp. 226-234.
        In: Criminological Theory: Readings and Retrospectives (Heith Copes and Volkan Topalli, eds.) McGraw-Hill, 2010. Pp.

    "Problems in the Sociology of Deviance:  Social Definitions and Behavior,"
        In:  Juvenile Delinquency:  A Reader (James E. Teele, ed.) Itasca, Illinois:  F. E. Peacock,
        1970,  pp. 76-85.

    "Homosexual and Drug Behavior in Prison,"
        In:  The Sociology of Corrections (Robert Leger and John Stratton, eds.)  New York:
        Wiley, 1977, pp. 162-175.

    "Prisonization in Five Countries"
        In:  Incarceration:  The Sociology of Imprisonment  (Donal E. J., MacNamara and Fred
        Montanino, eds.)  Beverly Hills: Sage, 1978, pp. 97-124.

    "Social Learning and Deviant Behavior:  A Specific Test of a General Theory."
        In:  Readings in Juvenile Delinquency (Dean Rojek and Gary Jensen, eds.) Lexington,
        MA:  D. C. Heath,  1982, pp. 203-213.

        In:  Social Deviance (Ronald A. Farrell and Victoria L. Swigert, eds.) 3rd edition, Belmont:
        Wadsworth Publishing,  1988, pp. 320-26.

        In:  The Sociology of Juvenile Delinquency (Ronald J. Berger, ed.) Chicago: Nelson Hall,
        1991, pp. 127-148.
       
        In:  Contemporary Masters in Criminology (Joan McCord and John Laub, eds.), New York:
        Plenum Press,

        In: Juvenile Delinquency: Historical, Theoretical, and Societal Reactions to Youth. (Paul M. Sharp and Barry W. Hancock, eds.), Second edition, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1998, pp. 90-97.
        In: Psychology of Criminal Behaviour: A Canadian Perspective (Ralph Serin, Adelle Forth, Shelley Brown, Kevin Nunes, Craig Bennell, and Joanna Pozzulo), Don Mills, ON: Pearson.

    "A Social Learning Perspective on Deviant Behavior" (Chapter from Deviant Behavior, 1985)
        In: Criminological Theory: Selected Classic Readings (Franklin P. Williams III and Marilyn
        McShane, eds.) Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing, 1993, pp. 61-91.

        In: Criminological Theory: Selected Classic Readings, Second Edition, (Franklin P. Williams III and Marilyn McShane, eds.) Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing, 1998

        In: Theories of Crime (Daniel J. Curran and Claire M. Renzetti, eds.) Belmont, CA:
        Wadsworth, 1994.

        In: Criminology Today 3rd ed.(Frank Schmalleger, ed.)  2001

    “A Social Learning Theory of Crime,”(Chapter from Criminological Theories)

        In: Criminological Theory: Past to Present (Franics T. Cullen and Robert Agnew, eds.) Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing, 1998.
        In: Criminological Theory: Past to Present, Fourth Edition (Francis T. Cullen and Robert Agnew, eds.) New  York: Oxford University Press,  2011.
            In: Crime and Criminals, Second Edition (Frank R. Scarpitti, Annie L. Nielsen, and J. Mitchell Miller, eds.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.   


    "'It's a White Thing': An Exploration of Beliefs about Suicide in the African-American Community,
        In: The Path Ahead: Readings in Death and Dying (Lynne Ann Despelder and Albert Lee
        Strickland, eds.) Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1995, pp. 198-210.
       
        In:Readings in Deviant Behavior. (Alex Thio and Thomas C. Calhoun, eds.) New York: HarperCollins, 1995, pp. 410-416.

    "Law and Durkheimian order"
        In: The Sociology of Law (A. Javier Trevino, ed.), New York: St. Martin's,1993,pp.287-97.

    “Is Differential Association/Social Learning Cultural Deviance Theory?”
        In: The Criminology Theory Reader (Stuart Henry and Werner Einstadter, eds.)  New York: New York University Press, 1998 pp. 228-242.

    “Deterrence and the death penalty: the views of the experts,”
        In: Does Capital Punishment Deter Crime? (Stephen E. Schonebaum, ed.) San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1999, pp. 56-69 (reprinted as “”Most experts believe the death penalty does not deter crime”).

        In: Capital Punishment: A Balanced Examination (Evan J. Mandery, ed.) Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005, pp.45-49.
        In: The Death Penalty. Vol. 1 (Austin Sarat, ed.) Ashgate Publishing, 2005, pp. 85-102
        In: Death Sentence: A Struggle for Abolition (Vijay Ghormade,ed.) India:  Hyderabad Sind National Collegiate Board and Hind Law House, 2008, pp.105-116.
       
    “Differential association-reinforcement: A social learning theory”
        In: Sociology of Deviance. (Joseph Weis, ed.)  Thomson Custom Publishing , 2002

    “Types of Corporate and White Collar Crime” (part of chapter from Deviant Behavior, 1985)
        In Criminology: a Canadian Perspective 5th edition.  (Eric Linden) Toronto: Nelson Learning, 2004
       
    “A Social Learning Theory of Crime,” (chapter from Criminological Theories, 3rd ed., 2000)
        In Crime and Criminals: Contemporary and Classic Readings in Criminology 2nd editions (Frank R. Scarpitti, Amie L. Nielsen, and J. Mitchell Miller, eds.) New York: Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 214-225       

    “Social Structure and Social Learning” (chapter 12 from Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance)  
        In Key Readings in Criminology (Tim Newburn, ed.) Cullomption, GB: Willan Publishing, 2009.

    “A Social Learning Theory of Crime,” (parts of chapter 3  from Social Learning and Social Structure: A General Theory of Crime and Deviance)  
        In Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader, (Stephen Tibbetts and Craig Hemmens, eds.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010, pp. 475-484.

    “Rational Choice, Deterrence, and Social Learning Theory: The Path Not Taken,” (JCLC article)
        In: Crime Opportunity Theories: Routine Activity, Rational Choice and Their Variants, Mangai Natarajan, ed. Ashgate Publishing

BOOK REVIEWS

    Anthony Platt, The Childsavers
        In:  American Sociological Review, 35:307-308,  August, 1970.

    Arthur Neiderhoffer, Beyond the Shield:  The Police in Urban Society.
        In:  American Sociological Review, 35:405,  April, 1970.

    Erwin O. Smigel and H. Laurence Ross, eds., Crimes Against Bureaucracy.
        In:  American Journal of Sociology, 78:485,  September, 1972.

    Jack B. Douglas, eds.,  Research of Deviance.
        In:  Social Forces, 52:436-445,  March,  1974.

    David M. Peterson and Marcello Turzzi, ed., Criminal Life.
        In:  Social Forces, 52:436-445, March 1974.

    John G. Cull and Richard E. Hardy, eds., Fundamentals of Criminal Behavior and Correctional
         Systems.
        In:  Sociology and Social Research.

    Michael Phillipson, Understanding Crime and Delinquency.
        In:  Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 66:110-112, 1975.

    Marvin E. Wolfgang, Robert Figlio, and Terrence Thornberry, Evaluating Criminology.
        In:  Contemporary Sociology, 74-75, January, 1980.

    James W. Begun, Professionalism and The Public Interest,
        In: Health Services Research 18:90-91, 1983.

    Roger Cotterrell, The Sociology of Law:  An Introduction
        In:  Contemporary Crises.  11:90-91, 1987.

    Steven Spitzer and Andrew F. Scull, eds., Research in Law, Deviance and Social Control:
         A Research Annual
        In: Contemporary Sociology. 17:357-359,  1988.

    Don M. Gottfredson and Michael Tonry, eds., Prediction and Classification: Criminal Justice
         Decision Making.
        In: Contemporary Sociology. 18:399-400,  1989.

    John Braithwaite, Crime, Shame, and Integration.
        In: Contemporary Sociology. 19:722-724, 1990

    William A. Vega and Andres G. Gil and others, Drug Use and Ethnicity in Early Adolescence
        In: Contemporary Sociology. 28:352-353, 1999

    Mark Warr, Companions in Crime: The Social Aspects of Criminal Conduct
        In: Contemporary Sociology 32:372-373
 
INVITED PRESENTATIONS: ACADEMIC AND HONORIFIC

    "Social Learning and Adolescent Substance Use,"  presented on the occasion of honoring John
        Kunkel, University of Western Ontario, February, 1978.

    National Symposium on Higher Education for Police Officer, Police Foundation, Washington, D.C.,
        February, 1979.
 
    "Testing Social Learning with Adolescent Deviance," presented to the Fourteenth Annual Interagency
        Workshop, Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University, June, 1979.

    "Constructing and Testing Social Learning Theory in Deviance:  Progress and Plans,"  Distinguished
        Alumnus Lecture, Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky, April, 1980.

    "Crime in the 1980s:  Supply Side Economy and Criminal Justice"  Kenan Visiting Professor Lecture,
        Meredith College, February, 1983.

    "The Three D Threat:  Drinking, Drugs, and Delinquency"  Kenan Visiting Professor Lecture,         Meredith College, March, 1983.

    "Alcohol Behavior Among the Elderly"  Division of Public Health, University of Tennessee, April,
        1984.

    "The Exclusionary Rule:  Legal Doctrine and Social Research on Constitutional Norms"
         Beto Lecture, Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University, October, 1985.

    "Social Learning Theory:  Substance Use and Abuse Among the Young and Old," Department of
        Sociology, Emory University, October, 1986.

    "A Social Behaviorist's Perspective on Integration of Theories of Crime and Deviance,"  Albany
        Conference on Theoretical Integration in the Study of Deviance and Crime.  SUNY, Albany,
        May, 1987.

    “Social Learning and Adolescent Deviance: Theory, Research, and Prediction of Delinquent Behaivor” Presented before the International Conference on Social and Psychological Factors in Juvenile Delinquency, as a member of the US Delegation, Taipei, Taiwan, August, 1988.

    "In the Sutherland Tradition: Progress and Prospects in Social Learning Theory," Edwin H.
         Sutherland Award Address, American Society of Criminology, Chicago, Nov.,  1988.

     "Factors Predisposing to Alcohol and Medication Abuse in the Elderly," (with Anthony La Greca),
        Training teleconference for the Geriatric Education Center, Feb. 28, 1990.

    "Drugs and Society," Oakland University  April 1992.

    "A Social Learning Theory of Drug Use," Wayne State University April 1992.

    "Linking Sociology to Its Specialties: The Case of Criminology,"
        Presidential Address to SSS, New Orleand, 1992

    Three visiting scholar lectures at Lee College, Cleveland, TN Nov. 9-11, 1995

        “Adolescent Drug Problems: Prevention and Treatment Strategies,”

        “Biblical Principles and Empirical Knowledge of Deviant Behavior”

        “Predicting Delinquency and Adolescent Deviance: What Do We Know?”

    “Moral Relativism, Determinism, and Behavioral Principles,” Presented to the Veritas Forum
        University of Florida, Jan. 31, 1996

    “Teenage Smoking: Problem, Explanation, and Policy,” Keynote address at the
        Southeastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium, U. Of Ga. Feb. 26, 1996.

    “A Longitudinal Test of Social Learning Theory: Teenage Smoking,” Presented to Trainee Seminar
        Center for Study of Deviance and Behavioral Health, U. Of Ga. Feb. 26, 1996.

        “A sociological and social psychological perspective on adolescent smoking,” Presented to faculty and graduate students in the Department of Clinical Psychology, Fall, 1997.

        “Stability and Change in Criminal Behavior,” Keynote address, Awards Luncheon for Probation Officers in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Gainesville, June 12, 1998

    "Age, Drugs, and Drinking: Substance Use Among the Young and the Old."  Invited presentation, Department of Sociology, University of Akron, Feb. 11, 1999.

    “The Paradoxes of Christian Scholarship” Invited panelist Gulf States Colloquium on Faith and Scholarship Gainesville March 23, 2002 . 

    “Theoretical and Philosophical Thoughts on Police Integrity/Misconduct  from a Social Learning Perspective” Invited presentation and participation, Conference on Police Corruption/Integrity Continuum, Chapel Hill, July 13, 2002  Earhart Foundation, Dover Foundation, and Elizabeth City State University

    “Toward a Social Learning Model of Violence and Terrorism” Invited presentation and participation National Institute of Justice, Conference on Violence and Terrorism, Washington Dec. 10-11, 2002. (Ronald L. Akers and Adam Silverman)

    “Social Learning Theory, Violence, and Terrorism” Presented at the College of Justice and Safety, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY Feb. 10, 2004

    “Applicability of social learning theory to correctional practice and policy” workshop address to Idaho Department of Corrections August 26, 2004 Boise, Idaho

    “A Social Learning Analysis of White Collar Crime. Paper presented at the National University of Distance Education, Madrid, Spain Dec. 2006.

    “Applications of Social Learning Principles to Delinquency Treatment and Prevention: Some Examples from the United States. Paper presented at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Dec. 2006

    “What Do You Mean Crime is Learned? Origins and Recent Developments in Social Learning Theory,”  Distinguished Lecture presented to the national meeting of Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honorary Society,  American Sociological Association, Boston, August 1, 2008.

    “Age and Crime: A Social Learning-Social Structure Perspective” Paper presented for the MaxNetAging Doctoral School (MNARS) at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Rostock, Germany, July, 2008.

    “The Challenge of Cross-Cultural Testing of Theory in Criminology: Keynote Address to the Korean Society of Criminology in America. San Francisco,   November 18, 2010


   
 INVITED PRESENTATIONS: PUBLIC SERVICE

    "Drinking, Drugs, and Smoking Among Teenagers,"  Presented on Iowa Women's Day, Iowa City,
        April, 1980.
    "Supply Side Crime:  The Impact of Reaganomics"  Unitarian Fellowship Gainesville, Florida,
        January, 1983.
    "Victimization and Fear of Crime Among the Elderly," 18th Annual Conference,
        Florida Crime Prevention Association, Keynote Banquet Address, Gainesville, May, 1986.

    "Perspectives on the Culture of Drugs," Panelist/Workshop Speaker at the Law Related Education
        Leadership Conference, ABA, Orlando, FL. November, 1988.
    "Trends in Adolescent Substance Abuse," Community Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
         Gainesville, January, 1989.
    "Religiosity and Adolescent Drug Abuse,"  Prevention Conference on Drugs and Youth: The Role of
        the Religious Community, Gainesville, January, 1989.
    "Drugs and Society" Kiwanis of Gainesville, 1989. "Alcohol and the Elderly" Geriatric Conference,
        Veterans Administration Hospital, Gainesville, Sept. 1989
    "Psychosocial Aspects of Drug Abuse,"  Prevention Conference, Drugs and the Family: The Role of
        the Religious Community, Gainesville, Feb. 20, 1990.
    "Alcohol and Society," U. of Florida DARE  Dec., 1992.
    "A Sociological Perspective on the American Family," Union of Methodist Women, Trinity Methodist
        Church, Gainesville, FL Oct. 1994
    “Criminological theory, faith-based rehabilitation, and restorative justice,”  Governor’s Task Force on Self-Inflicted Crimes, Ocala, FL Dec 2000
    Gulf States Colloquium on Faith and Scholarship, The Paradoxes of Christian Scholarship, Gainesville March 23 2002    (Invited panelist, no paper presentation)

PAPERS AND SESSIONS AT MEETINGS OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

    1964

    "Toward a Comparative Definition of Law,"  Ohio Valley Sociological Society, Columbus, Ohio,
         April, 1964.

    1965

    "Alternative Responses to a Mental Health Clinic,"  Association of Kentucky Sociologists, Richmond,         Ky., March, 1965, (with Charles O. Carlton).

    1966

    "A Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory of Criminal Behavior, " Pacific Sociological         Association, Vancouver, B.C., April, 1966, (with Robert L. Burgess).
    "Prospects for an Experimental Analysis in Criminology,"  American Sociological Association, Miami         Beach, August, 1966, (with Robert L. Burgess).

    "Opiate Use and Addiction:  An Operant Analysis,"  Pacific Sociological Association, Long Beach,
        March, 1966, (with Weldon Johnson).

    1967

    "Thoughts on the Sociology of Deviance:  Social Definitions and Behavior, "Pacific Sociological         Association, Long Beach, March, 1967.

    1968

    "Size and the Administrative Component,"  Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, March         1968, (with Frederick Campbell).
    "Organizational Growth and Structural Change,"  American Sociological Association, Boston, August,
        1968, (with Frederick Campbell).

    1971

    "Homosexual Behavior:  A Social Learning Analysis,"  Southwest Sociological Association, Dallas,         1971.

    1972

    "Homosexual and Drug Behavior in Different Types of Prisons, "Interamerican Congress, American
         Society of Criminology and Interamerican Association of Criminology, Caracas,
        November, 1972.
    Session Chair, Interamerican Congress, American Society of Criminology and Interamerican
         Association of Criminology, Caracas, November, 1972.

    1973

    Session Chair, American Society of Criminology, Chicago, November, 1973.

    1974

    Session Chair, American Society of Criminology, Chicago, November, 1974.

    1976

    Session Organizer, Sociology of Law, Midwest Sociological Society, St. Louis, April, 1976.
    Session Organizer, Two sessions, Criminology, American Sociological Association, New York,         August, 1976.
    1977

    Discussant, Deviance session, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, April, 1977.
    Session Organizer, Learning Theory and Crime, American Society of Criminology, Atlanta,
        November, 1977.
    Plenary Session Organizer and Moderator, American Society of Criminology,
        Atlanta, 1977.

    1978

    "Law and Durkheimian Order," (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Marvin Krohn , and
        Marcia Radosevich), American Society of Criminology, Dallas, November, 1978.

    1979

    Session Organizer, Criminology, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, April, 1979.
    Discussant, Criminology session, American Sociological Association, Boston, September, 1979.
    "Norm Qualities and Adolescent Substance Use,"  (with Marvin Krohn), Society for the Study of         Social Problems, Boston, August, 1979.
    Roundtable Presenter, American Sociological Association, Boston, September, 1979.  "Testing Social         Learning Theory."
    "Class Context of School, Social Status, and Delinquent Behavior," (with Marvin Krohn), American         Society of Criminology, Philadelphia November, 1979.

    1980

    Session Organizer, Drugs and Drinking Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, New         York, August, 1980.
    "Cessation of Alcohol and Drug Use Among Adolescents:  A Social Learning Model,"  Society for         the Study of Social Problems, New York, August, 1980, (with Marvin D. Krohn,
         Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Marcia Radosevich).

    "Delinquency and Drug Use:  An Analysis of Extreme Types" (with Marvin D. Krohn, Marcia
         Radosevich, and Lonn Lanza-Kaduce), American Society of Criminology, San Francisco,
        November, 1980.

    1981

    Discussant, Juvenile Delinquency Session, American Sociological Association, Toronto, August, 1981.
    Discussant, Criminal Careers Session, American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.,             November, 1981.

    1982

    "Are Self Reports of Adolescent Deviance Valid?  Biochemical Measure, Randomized Response,
         and the Bogus Pipeline in Smoking Behavior" (with James Massey, Ronald Lauer, and
         William Clarke)  Southern Sociological Society, Memphis, April, 1982.
    Chair, Session on Ethics in Research on Large Corporations.  Society for the Study of Social
         Problems, San Francisco, August, 1982.
    Chair, Session on Self-reported Delinquency.  American Society of Criminology, Toronto,
        November, 1982.
    "Rural-Urban Differences in Adolescent Substance Use,"  (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Marvin Krohn)
        American Society of Criminology, Toronto, November, 1982).

    1983

    "Adolescent Marijuana Use:  A Test of Three Theories?"  Southern Sociology Society, Atlanta, April,
        1983 (with John Cochran).
    Discussant Criminology Session.  Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, April, 1983.
    "Adolescent drugs, drinking, and delinquency:  historical and recent trends," American Society
         of Criminology, Denver, November, 1983.

    1984

    "The Exclusionary Rule:  Testing Deterrent and Other Effects," (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce) Southern
        Sociological Society, Knoxville, April, 1984.
    "The Exclusionary Rule:  Its Impact on Police and Community Support of Fourth Amendment Norms"
        (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce and Mary Jo Valdes) Law and Society Association,
         Boston, June, 1984.
    Session Organizer of two sessions and chair of one session on Ordinary Crime, American
         Sociological Society, San Antonio, August, 1984.
    "Alcohol Behavior Among the Elderly" (with Anthony J. La Greca, Christine Sellers, and John
         Cochran) American Society of Criminology, Cincinnati, November, 1984.

        1985

    "Life Events and Alcohol Behavior Among the Elderly" (with Anthony J. La Greca) Society for the
         Study of Social Problems, Washington, D.C., August, 1985.
    Session Panelist, Federal Funding of Drug and Alcohol Research.  Society for the Study of Social
         Problems, Washington, D.C., August, 1985.
    "Social Learning Theory and Adolescent Cigarette Use:  A Longitudinal Structure Equation
        Model" (with William F. Skinner and Marvin D. Krohn) San Diego, November, 1985.
    "Alcohol and the Elderly:  Preliminary Findings on Social Learning Theory and Experience with the
        Legal System" (with Anthony J. La Greca, Christine Sellers, and John Cochran) American
         Society of Criminology, San Diego, November, 1985.

    1986

    Session Panelist, The Future of Criminological Theory, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences,
        Orlando, FL, March, 1986.
    "Fear of Crime and Victimization Among the Elderly in Different Types of Communities" (with
         Anthony J. La Greca, John Cochran, and Christine Sellers) Academy of Criminal Justice
        Sciences, Orlando, FL, March, 1986.
    "Alcohol and the Elderly:  An Assessment of Research Approaches" (with Anthony J. La Greca)
         Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, August, 1986.
    "Social Learning Theory:  Progress and Current Status"  Society for the Study of Social Problems,
         New York, August, 1986.
    "Discipline and Field of Study:  The Relationship Between Sociology and Criminology" American
         Sociological Association, August, 1986.

    Presidential Roundtable, Social Control, Social Learning, and Adolescent Crime and Delinquency.
         American Society of Criminology, November, 1986.
    "The Exclusionary Rule and Police Professionalism" (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce) Law and Society
         Association, Chicago, June, 1986.

        1987

    "Fear of Crime:  A Comparison of Measurement Approaches," (with Franklin P. Williams III)
         Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, St. Louis, March, 1987.
    "Comment on Baldwin,"  Conference on Procedural Due Process:  Liberty and Justice, UF College
         of Law, Gainesville, February, 1987.
    "Normative Climate, Community Context, and Behavior of Older Adults," Gerontological Society of
        America, Washington, DC, November, 1987.     1988

    "Donald Cressey: An Intellectual Profile of an American Criminologist," American Sociological
        Association, Atlanta, August, 1988.
    "Social Structure and Social Process: An Integrated Model of Community and Social Learning in
        Elderly Drinking" Society for the Study of Social Problems, Atlanta, August, 1988 (with
        Anthony J. La Greca).
    "Alcohol and the Elderly: A New Test of Social Bonding Theory," American Society of Criminology,
        Chicago, Nov., 1988 (with Christine Sellers).
                               
                        1989

    "The Elderly and Crime Precautions: A Social Learning Application," Academy of Criminal Justice
        Sciences, Washington, DC, March, 1989 (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Frank Biafora, and
        Franklin Williams).
    "Deterrence, Rational Choice, and Social Learning Theory: The Path Not Taken," American Society
        of Criminology, Reno, Nev., Nov. 1989.
    "Group Sources of Fear of Crime," American Society of Criminology, Reno Nev., Nov. 1989 (with
        Frank Biafora, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Franklin Williams).

                             1990

    "Addiction: The Troublesome Concept," Southern Sociological Society Louisville, March, 1990.
        "Scary Drug of the Year,"  American Society of Criminology Baltimore, Nov. 1991.

                        1991

    "Recidivism, Community Control, and Imprisonment," Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences,
        Nashville, TN March, 1991.
    "Predicting Recividism: A Five Year Comparison of Community Control and Imprisonment,"
        American Society of Criminology San Francisco, Nov. 1991.
    Panelist on Theories of Etiology, Presidential Rumble, American Society of Criminology,
        San Francisco, Nov. 1991.

    1992

    "Linking Sociology to its Specialties: The Case of Criminology," Presidential Address, Southern
         Sociological Society, New Orleans, April 1992.
    Discussant, Session on Drug Use and Crime. American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, Nov.
        1992
    Discussant, Session on Differential Association Theory, American Society of Criminology,
        New Orleans, Nov. 1992.

                        1993

    Closing Summation. 40th Annual Southern Conference on Corrections. Orlando, Feb., 1993.
        "Hurricane Andrew: Preliminary Findings on Its Impact on Law and Social Control," Southern
        Sociological Society, Chattanooga, April, 1993.
    Discussant, Session on Integrative Theories. American Society of Criminology, Phoenix, Oct., 1993.

    1994
    Discussant, Session Southern Sociological Society, Raleigh, April, 1994.
    "Disaster, Law, and Social Control:
    The Case of Hurricane Andrew Hurricane Andrew" American Society of Criminology, Miami, Nov. 1994.
    "Delinquency Prediction and Social Learning Theory," American Society of
        Criminology, Miami, Nov. 1994 (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Paul Cromwell, and Roger Dunham)
    Organizer and Presider, Session on Social Learning Theory: Direct Tests of Full and Partial
        Social Learning Models of Crime and Deviance, American Society of Criminology, Miami,
        1994.

    1995
   
    Discussant, Session on Christianity and Social Justice, Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, April,
         1995
    "Differential Association/Social Learning Theory is not Cultural Deviance Theory," Southern           Sociological Society, Atlanta, April, 1995..
    “Intermediate Sanction Programs in Florida Counties,” American Society of Criminology, Boston,     November, 1995. (With Linda Smith and Marcia Marcionette)
    1996

    Organizer and Presider, Session on Christian Perspectives on Inequality, Southern Sociological Society,
        Richmond, April, 1996..
    Organizer and Presider, Session on Christian Perspectives on Inequality, Southern        
        Sociological Society, Richmond, April, 1996.
    Panelist, Oral History Project. American Society of Criminology, Chicago, Nov., 1996

    1997

    Panelist, Oral History Project, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Louisville, March, 1997.
    “Social learning, socialization, and selection in peer association and delinquent behavior,” Paper
        presented to the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Louisville, March, 1997.
    “Social structure and social learning in adolescent alcohol and marijuana use,” Southern Sociological
        Society, New Orleans, April, 1997 (with Gang Lee).
    “In remembrance of George Hillery,” Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, April, 1997.
    “Age, social bonding, and social learning in adolescent substance use,” American Society of Criminology, San Diego, Nov. 1997 (with Gang Lee)
    Social Learning and Social Structure, Author-Meets-Critic session, American Society of Criminology, San Diego, Nov. 1997.

    1998
    The Female Offender (by Meda Chesney-Lind), Critic panelist in  Author-Meets-Critic session, American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, Nov. 1998
    Panelist,  The Future of Social Learning and Subcultural Theories session, American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC, Nov. 1998.

    1999
    “Determinism and free will in sociological and biblical perspectives,” Southern Sociological Society, and
    Christian Sociological Society, Nashville, April, 1999.
    “Social Structure and Social Learning  in Adolescent Delinquency and Substance Use”  American Society of Criminology, Toronto,  Nov. 1999 (with Gang Lee).
    Chairperson, paper session on Pathways to Crime, Shaming, Identity, and Illegal Earnings, American Society of Criminology, Toronto,  Nov. 1999.
    Chairperson, paper session on New Tests of Social Learning, Social Structure, and Social Control,     American Society of Criminology, Toronto,  Nov. 1999.

    2000
    “Criminological theory, faith-based rehabilitation, and restorative justice,” Southern Sociological Society, and Christian Sociological Society, New Orleans April, 2000.
    “Social learning theory and Biblical principles” Joint Meeting of the Christian Sociological Society and Association of Christians Teaching Sociology, Cleveland, TN June 2000
    “A Cross-cultural study of social learning theory: substance abuse among a sample of South Korean Adolescents,” American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, Nov. 2000 (with Sunghyun Hwang)
                       
    2001
    Panelist for Conference on Organizational and Societal Learning, University of Florida Gainesville, FL Feb. 8-9,2001
    “The influence of parents and peers in adolescent substance use in Korea” (with Sunghuyn Hwang) Southern Sociological Society Altanta April 2001
    Organizer of five paper sessions on Social Learning Theory, American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November, 2001.
    Chair, paper session on Social Structure and Social Learning, American Society of Criminology,
     Atlanta, November, 2001.

    2002
    Panelist: The Christian as Citizen: The Political and Social Implications of Christian Faith, Southern Sociological Society (co-sponsored by the Christian Sociological Society), Baltimore, April, 2002.

    2003
   
    Participant in Session to Honor Roll of Honor Awardee, Ron Akers, Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, March, 2003
    “Thoughts on Criminological Theory and Practice,” American Society of Criminology, Denver, November, 2003.
    Chair, Session on Social Learning Theory: Tests and Analyses, American Society of Criminology, Denver, November, 2003.

    2004
    “A Critical Appreciation of Criminal Circumstance: A Dynamic Multicontextual Criminal Opportunity Theory.” Presented at Author Meets Critics session of the Southern Sociological Society. Atlanta, April, 2004.
    “Sociology and Crimnology” Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, April 2004.
    “Empirical Status of Social Learning Theory: Past, Present, and Future” (with Gary F. Jensen) Paper presented in the  Presidential Plenary Session, Taking Stock of social Learning and Control Theories: Empirical Status and Future Directions American Society of Criminology Nashville   November 2004


    2005
    “Evaluating the Florida Faith- and Community-based Delinquency Treatment Initiative: Year 1,” ( Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Jodi Lane, Ronald L. Akers, Beth Parker, Gretchen Pendell, and Erin Lane) American Society of Criminology, Toronto, November, 2005.
                               
    2006
    “Initiating Faith-based Juvenile Corrections—Exercising without Establishing Religion” (Lonn Lanza-Kaduce,  Beth Parker, Jodi Lane, Ronald L. Akers)  Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Baltimore, March 2006.
    “Florida’ Faith and Community-based Delinquency Treatment Initiative for Incarcerated Juveniles” (Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Ronald L. Akers) American Psychology and Law Society, St. Petersburg, March, 2006.     
     “Implementing ‘Thinking for a Change’ in Florida’s Juvenile Institutions” (Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Ronald L. Akers)  American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.  November 3, 2006.
    “Social Learning Theory and Life Course Criminology,” American Society of Criminology. Los Angeles, Nov. 2006.
    Organizer of five  Author-Meets-Critics sessions as member of ASC Program Committee 2006
               
    2007

    “Nothing is as Practical as a Good Theory: Social Learning Theory and the Treatment/Prevention of Delinquency,” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Seattle, March, 2007.
    “Religious Beliefs among Youths in Florida’s Faith and Community Based Delinquency Treatment Initiative.” (Carrie Schrage, Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Jessica Perry, Ronald Akers). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.  March 16, 2007.
    “Faith-based mentoring and delinquency treatment in Florida,” (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Jodi Lane) Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, April, 2007.
    “A Social Learning Explanation of White Collar Crime: Revisiting an Old Analysis,” American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November, 2007.
    Discussant, Session on Religious Effects on Crime and Justice. American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November, 2007.

    2008       
    “Epidemiology, Criminology, and Theories of Crime,” American Public Health Association, San Diego, October, 2008.
    The Origins of Me and of Social Learning Theory: Personal and Professional Recollections and Reflections,” American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, November, 2008.

    Testing Social Structure Social Learning Theory: Findings From the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods,” (Chris L. Gibson and Ronald L. Akers) American Society of Criminology, St. Louis, November, 2008.
2009
    “A Partial Test of the SSSL Model: Examining the Link Between Neighborhood Structure and Antisocial Behavior” (Ronald L. Akers and Chris L. Gibson) American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, November 2009.

    “Comparison of Theoretical Explanations of Substance Use Among University Students in Bolivia and the United States” (Rohald A. Meneses and Ronald L. Akers) American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia. November 2009
   
    “Understanding Crime Victimization among Gang Members: A Test of Micro- and Macro-level Explanations ,” Kate Fox,  Jodi Lane, and  Ronald L. Akers. American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, November 2009.
[Note: A family emergency prevented my presence at the Philadelphia meetings. The papers were presented by the co-authors]
                   
    2010


Organizer of two Presidential Plenary Panels on Crime and Religion: (1) Crime Religion and Prosocial Behavior; (2) Prisoner Radicalization and Sacred Terrorism and two regular paper sessions on Crime and Religion. American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010

Rohald Meneses and Ronald L. Akers “A Cross-Cultural Test of Four Theories of Crime and Deviance” American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010

Danielle Tolson, Jodi Lane, Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, and Ronald L. Akers, “Familial Dimensions of Delinquency and Drug Abuse: Juveniles’ Perspective of Social Learning” American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010.

Panel Participant: Students Meet Scholars    American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010.

Panel Participant: Perspectives on Teaching Criminology: Past, Present, and Future American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010.

Chair: Presidential Panel: Crime and Religion I: Crime, Religion, and Prosocial Behavior American Society of Criminology, San Francisco. November 2010.



OTHER UNPUBLISHED REPORTS

    "Mental Health Clinic Attendance in Four Eastern Kentucky Counties,"  Report submitted to Kentucky Department of Mental Health and abstracted in Mental Health Research in Kentucky, 2 (March, 1964), pp. 25-27, (with Charles O. Carlton).

    Changing Societies: Supplemental Readings in Societies Around the World --The Eskimo  University of Kentucky, 1965.  (Edited with George A. Hillery, Jr.).

    Teenage Drinking:  A Survey of Action Programs.  Seattle, Unigard Insurance, 1968.
 
    Crime, Law and Correction:  Assessment and Recommendation.  A Report to the Washington Judicial Council, September, 1969, (with John M. Junker).

    Prisoner Responses to Various Types of Prisons: A Comparative Study.  NIMH Report (Grant #MH 20032), 1974.

    Social Learning in Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Behavior, 1977 (Boys Town Center Research Report, Omaha, Nebraska).

    Adolescent Drug and Drinking Behavior:  District Reports, 1977 (Boys Town Center Research Reports, Omaha, Nebraska).  Eight separate reports to eight school districts of findings from the Boys Town adolescent drug and drinking behavior project.

    The Johnson County, Iowa Pre-filing Diversion Program:  Final Evaluation Report, 1978, Eastern Iowa Area Crime Commission, (with Derek Mason).

    First Year Evaluation:  Wapello County Emergency Shelter Care Facility, 1979, South Iowa Area Crime Commission and Criminal Justice Institute, (with Derek Mason).

    Adolescent Smoking in Muscatine:  Report #1 to Muscatine School Teachers, Administrators,  Parents, and Students, 1980.  University of Iowa, Smoking Behavior in School Age Children: The Muscatine Study (with James Massey).

    Population at Risk Profile Study of Delinquency, 1988.  Report to the Florida Department of  Education (with Gordon Waldo, Thomas Blomberg, and Linda Smith).

    Enhancing Jail Removal of Juvenile in Two Counties, 1993.  Final Report to JJDP Program of the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce).

    Hurricane Andrew: Its Impact on Law and Social Control, 1993.  Final Report to the National Science Foundation (SES 9224588) (with Lonn Lanza-Kaduce, Paul Cromwell, and Roger Dunham).

    Intermediate Sanction Programs Funded and Operated by County Government, 1994. Final Report to the Collins Center and the Task Force on Review of the Criminal Justice and Corrections
        Systems (with Linda Smith).

Evaluation of a Post-Adjudication Felony Drug Court: Graduate Research Fellowship, 2000. Final Report to the National Institute of Justice (98IJCX0051) (with Marcia Marcionette).