Stephen M. Cox, Ph.D.

Professor

 

Contact Information

Office Hours

 
411 Vance Academic Center
Office Phone: (860)832-3138
Email Address: coxs@ccsu.edu
Monday 12:30-1:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am-12;00pm
Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm

 

Profile

Ph.D., 1995, Michigan State University, Criminal Justice and Criminology
Research Interests: Evaluation research, policy analysis

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Foundations in Criminology
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Research Methods in Criminology
  • Criminology
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice Policy
  • Principles and Ethics in Criminal Justice

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Proseminar on the Administration of Justice
  • Proseminar on the Nature of Crime
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice Policy
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Public Policy in Criminal Justice
  • Quantitative Analysis in Criminal Justice

Selected Publications and Technical Reports

Grommon, E., Cox, S.M., Davidson, W.S., & Bynum, T.S. (2013). Alternative models of instant drug testing: Evidence from an experimental trial. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 9(2), 145-168.

Bantley, K. & Cox, S.M.  (2009).  Probation Transition Program and the Technical Violation Unit:  An approach to reducing prison overcrowding.  Perspectives - The Journal of the American Probation and Parole Association, 33, 51-54.

Cox, S.M., Bantley, K., Roscoe, T., & Hill, B. (2008). ­The effects of Connecticut’s Probation Transition Program on reducing technical violations. Justice Policy and Review. 10(1), 1-20.

Kuhns, J.B., Maguire, E., Uchida, C., & Cox, S.M. (2007). Measuring community policing at the agency level. Police Quarterly, 4, 429-454.

Mitchell, D., Angelone, D.J., & Cox, S.M. (2007). An Exploration of readiness to change processes in a clinical sample of military service members. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 26(3), 60-83.


Selected Academic Paper Presentations

Cox, S.M., Hedlund, J., Tafrate, R., & Mitchell, D. (2013, March). The relationship between probation officer supervision strategies and job perceptions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Dallas, TX.

Cox, S.M. & Mitchell, D . (2012, March). A new diversionary program for offenders with mental illness: Preliminary data on Implementation and outcome. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY.

Ratansi, S. & Cox, S. (2011, November). Applications of restorative justice in juvenile courts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.

Mitchell, D., Villeneuve, J., & Cox, S.M. (2011, November). Criterion validity of the Antisocial and Antilegal Subscales of the Adult Substance Use Survey-Revised. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.

Hedlund, J., Cox, S.M., Hill, B., & Roberge, G. (2011, November). The influence of guidelines on bond recommendations and pretrial outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C.

Mitchell, D. & Cox, S.M. (2011, August). Outcome evaluation of a specialized mental health probation unit. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Assoication, Washington, DC.