24 Publications
2019
Secrets and Lies: Adolescent Religiosity and Concealing Information from Parents
Desmond, Scott
Religions, vol. 10, (no. 2), pp. 132, 2019-02-23. | Journal Article
2018
"Let the heavens be glad, and the earth rejoice": religion and life satisfaction among emerging adults in the United States
Desmond, Scott AKraus, Rachel and Dugan, Brendan J. L
Mental Health, Religion & Culture, vol. 21, (no. 3), pp. 318, 3/16/2018. | Journal Article
2015
Being Thankful: Examining the Relationship Between Young Adult Religiosity and Gratitude
Kraus, RachelDesmond, Scott and Palmer, Zachary
Journal of Religion and Health, vol. 54, (no. 4), pp. 1331-1344, Aug 2015. | Journal Article
 
The Power of Place Revisited
Kubrin, Charis E and Desmond, Scott A
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, vol. 13, (no. 4), pp. 366, 20151000. | Journal Article
2014
Sex Offenders and Sex Crime Recidivism
Budd, Kristen and Desmond, Scott A
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, vol. 58, (no. 12), pp. 1499, 20141200. | Journal Article
 
The Effects of Importance of Religion and Church Attendance on Adolescents' Moral Beliefs
Desmond, Scott A and Kraus, Rachel
Sociological Focus, vol. 47, (no. 1), pp. 31, 1/2/2014. | Journal Article
2013
Religion, Self Control, and Substance Use
Desmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott AUlmer, Jeffery TUlmer, Jeffery TBader, Christopher D and Bader, Christopher D
Deviant Behavior, vol. 34, (no. 5), pp. 406, 5/1/2013. | Journal Article
2012
Liar, Liar: Adolescent Religiosity and Lying to Parents
Desmond, ScottDesmond, ScottKraus, Rachel and Kraus, Rachel
Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, vol. 8, 20120101. | Journal Article
 
Religious Involvement and Dynamics of Marijuana Use: Initiation, Persistence, and Desistence
Ulmer, Jeffery TUlmer, Jeffery TDesmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott AJang, Sung JoonJang, Sung JJohnson, Byron R and Johnson, Byron
Deviant Behavior, vol. 33, (no. 6), pp. 468, 7/1/2012. | Journal Article
 
Self-Control, Opportunity, and Substance Use
Desmond, Scott ABruce, Alan S and Stacer, Melissa J
Deviant Behavior, vol. 33, (no. 6), pp. 447, 7/1/2012. | Journal Article
2011
RELIGIOSITY, PEERS, AND DELINQUENCY: DOES RELIGIOSITY REDUCE THE EFFECT OF PEERS ON DELINQUENCY?
Desmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott ASoper, Sarah ESoper, Sarah EKraus, Rachel and Kraus, Rachel M
Sociological Spectrum, vol. 31, (no. 6), pp. 694, 11/1/2011. | Journal Article
2010
A Longitudinal Analysis of Neighborhood Crime Rates Using Latent Growth Curve Modeling
Kikuchi, George and Desmond, Scott
Sociological Perspectives, vol. 53, (no. 1), pp. 150, 20100300. | Journal Article
 
Congregations and Crime: Is the Spatial Distribution of Congregations Associated with Neighborhood Crime Rates?
Desmond, ScottDesmond, Scott AKikuchi, GeorgeKikuchi, GeorgeMorgan, Kristopher and Morgan, Kristopher H
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, vol. 49, (no. 1), pp. 55, 20100301. | Journal Article
 
Divine Justice: The Relationship Between Images of God and Attitudes Toward Criminal Punishment
Bader, Christopher DBader, Christopher DDesmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott AMencken, F. CCarson Mencken, FJohnson, Byron and Johnson, Byron R
Criminal Justice Review, vol. 35, (no. 1), pp. 106, 20100300. | Journal Article
 
Does Change in Teenage Religiosity Predict Change in Marijuana Use Over Time?
Desmond, ScottKikuchi, George and Budd, Kristen
Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, vol. 6, 20100101. | Journal Article
 
Religious Development: How (And Why) Does Religiosity Change From Adolescence to Young Adulthood?
Desmond, ScottDesmond, Scott AMorgan, KristopherMorgan, Kristopher HKikuchi, George and Kikuchi, George
Sociological Perspectives, vol. 53, (no. 2), pp. 270, 20100600. | Journal Article
 
Teenage Religiosity and Changes in Marijuana Use During Transition to Adulthood
Ulmer, JeffreyUlmer, Jeffrey TDesmond, ScottDesmond, Scott AJang, Sung JJohnson, ByronJohnson, Byron and Johnson, Byron R
Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion, vol. 6, 20100101. | Journal Article
2009
The Power of Place: Immigrant Communities and Adolescent Violence
Desmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott AKubrin, Charis E and Kubrin, Charis E
The Sociological Quarterly, vol. 50, (no. 4), pp. 607, 9/1/2009. | Journal Article
2008
RELIGIOSITY, MORAL BELIEFS, AND DELINQUENCY: DOES THE EFFECT OF RELIGIOSITY ON DELINQUENCY DEPEND ON MORAL BELIEFS?
Desmond, Scott ADesmond, Scott ASoper, Sarah ESoper, Sarah EPurpura, David JPurpura, David JSmith, Elizabeth and Smith, Elizabeth
Sociological Spectrum, vol. 29, (no. 1), pp. 71, 12/5/2008. | Journal Article
2006
Do as I Say and as I Do: The Effects of Consistent Parental Beliefs and Behaviors upon Religious Transmission
Bader, Christopher DBader, ChristopherDesmond, Scott A and Desmond, Scott
Sociology of Religion, vol. 67, (no. 3), pp. 329, 20061001. | Journal Article
1998
A classroom exercise for teaching the problems of offense classification and tabulation associated with the UCR
Bruce, Alan S and Desmond, Scott A
Journal of Criminal Justice Education, vol. 9, (no. 1), pp. 129, 3/1/1998. | Journal Article
1997
Juvenile Delinquency
Desmond, Scott AKratcoski, P. C and Kratcoski, L. D
Teaching Sociology, vol. 25, (no. 1), pp. 93, 1997-01-00. | Journal Article
 
Limitations of Self-Report Delinquency Surveys: A "Hands-on" Approach
Bruce, AlanBruce, Alan SDesmond, Scott and Desmond, Scott A
Teaching Sociology, vol. 25, (no. 4), pp. 321, 19971001. | Journal Article
 
Promoting Graduate Students' Membership in Professional Organizations
Desmond, Scott and Symens, Amy
Teaching Sociology, vol. 25, (no. 2), pp. 182, 19970401. | Journal Article