Peer Reviewed Publications

*indicates student co-author

Watts, Stephen, Sara Z. Evans, Leslie G. Simons, and Ronald L. Simons. (2020). The effect of sexual victimization on attachment in emerging adulthood: An analysis of an African American sample. International Review of Victimology.

Evans, Jocelyn J., Sara Z. Evans, Daniel B. Shank, and Quinton P. Fallon. (Forthcoming). Why do People Continue to Play Pokémon Go? How Making New Friendships Not Maintaining Old Ones Motive Continued Involvement. Social Science Quarterly.

James, Katie, Stephen Watts, and Sara Z. Evans. (2019). Fairness, Social Support, and School Violence: Racial Differences in the Likelihood of Fighting at School. Crime and Delinquency. DOI: 0011128719890269.

Evans, Sara Z., Frances P. Abderhalden*, Leslie G. Simons, & Ronald L. Simons. (2019). African American female trajectories of offending from youth to young adulthood. Crime and Delinquency, 65(3), 322-351.

*Abderhalden, Frances P. and Sara Z. Evans. (2018). An Examination of Sibling Impact on Frequency and Type of Arrest among Chronic Offenders. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 19(1), 27-45.

Evans, Jocelyn, Sara Z. Evans, Jamie A. Snyder, John D. Morgan, & Frances P. Abderhalden*. (2018). Evaluating the Quality of Mid-Sized City Parks: A Replication and Extension of the Public Space Index. Journal of Urban Design, 24(1), 119-136.

Morgan, John D., Jamie A. Snyder, Sara Z. Evans, Jocelyn Evans, & Rachel M. Greller. (2017). Mapping Perceptions of Safety in Parks. The Florida Geographer, 49.

Hatcher, Schnavia S., Dione M. King, Sara Z. Evans, and *LaTonya M. Summers. (2017). An Assessment of Sexual Health Risk Behaviors among Female Youth in Juvenile Deention. Child & Youth Services, 38(4), 302-317.

Ferdik, Frank F., Jon Gist* and Sara Z. Evans. (2017). Deviant peer associations and perceived police legitimacy: Is there a connection? Criminal Justice Policy Review, 30(8), 1127-1162.

Snyder, Jamie A. and Sara Z. Evans. (2017). Fear of crime while camping: Examining Perceptions of Risk, Safety Precautions, and Victimization Effects. Criminal Justice Studies, 30(3), 307-319.

Goulette, Natalie, Sara Z. Evans, and Dione King. (2016). Exploring the behavior of juveniles and young adults raised by custodial grandmothers. Children and Youth Services Review, 70, 349-356.

Abderhalden, Frances*, Jamie A. Snyder, & Sara Z. Evans. (2016). Creating the Code of the Campground: Developing High Impact Experiences in Criminal Justice. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27 (3), 410-431.

Evans, Sara Z., Leslie G. Simons, and Ronald L. Simons. (2016). Factors that Influence Trajectories of Delinquency throughout Adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45 (1), 156-171.  

Evans, Sara Z. (2015). Predictors of Discipline Severity among Young Toddlers. Children and Youth Services Review, 50, 88-95.

Evans, Sara Z., Leslie G. Simons, and Ronald L. Simons. (2012). The Effect of Corporal Punishment and Verbal Abuse on Delinquency: Mediating Mechanisms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 1095-1110.

Morris, Sara Z. and Chris L. Gibson. (2011). Corporal Punishment’s Influence on Children’s Aggressive and Delinquent Behavior. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 38, 818-839.

Gibson, Chris L., Sara Z. Morris, and Kevin Beaver. (2009). Secondary Exposure to Violence During Childhood and Adolescence: Does Neighborhood Context Matter? Justice Quarterly, 26, 30-57.


Other Publications

Evans, Sara Z. “The Removal of Confederate Monuments: Reflections on Power and Privilege in Shared Spaces”, in Confederate Memory, Heritage Wars, and the Road to Reconciliation, Eds. Jocelyn Evans and William B. Lees. Advanced contract with the University Press of Florida, currently under review.

*Abderhalden, Frances P. and Sara Z. Evans. (2016). “Delinquency Trajectories” in Levesque, R.J.(editor) Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Springer.

*Balderrama, Dana and Sara Z. Evans. (2014). “Elder, Glen H.", in The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology, Eds. J. Mitchell Miller, Angela R. Gover, Wesley G. Jennings, and Christopher J. Schreck . Wiley-Blackwell.

Gibson, Chris L. and Sara Z. Morris. (2011). “Social Disorganization and Multilevel Testing”. Pp. 47-72 in Criminology and Criminal Justice:  Theory, Research Methods, and Statistics. Edited by Sean Madden.  Jones and Bartlett.