Publications:

Kent, Stephanie. 2010. ¿Predicting Abolition: A Cross-National Survival Analysis of the Social and Political Determinants of Death Penalty Statutes.¿  International Criminal Justice Review, 20(1): 56-72.

Kent, Stephanie. 2010.  ¿Killings of Police in U.S. Cities since 1980: an examination of environmental and political explanations¿.  Homicide Studies, 14(1): 3-23.

Kent, Stephanie and Candace Griffith. 2009. ¿Vigilantism¿.  The Encyclopedia of the Culture Wars. Ed. Roger Chapman.  M.E. Sharpe, Inc.

Kent, Stephanie. 2010 ¿Ralph W. England: A Middle Class Theory of Delinquency.¿  The Encyclopedia of Criminology Theory.  Sage.

Jacobs, David, and Stephanie Kent.  2007. The Determinants of Executions Since 1951: How Politics, Protests, Public Opinion, and Social Divisions Shape Capital Punishment.  Social Problems 54(3): 297-318.

Jacobs, David., Zhenchao Qian, Jason Carmichael and Stephanie Kent.  2007. Survival on Death Row: Exploring Individual, Conflict, and Political Explanations for Executions. American Sociological Review.

Kent, Stephanie., and David Jacobs.  2005.  Minority Threat and Police Strength From 1980 to 2000: A Fixed-Effects Analysis of Nonlinear and Interactive Effects in Large U.S. Cities.  Criminology, 43(3): 731-760.

Jacobs, David., Jason Carmichael and Stephanie Kent.  2005. Vigilantism, Current Racial Threat, and Death Sentences.  American Sociological Review, 70(4): 656-677

Kent, Stephanie L. and David Jacobs. 2004. "Social Divisions and Coercive Control in Advanced Societies: Law Enforcement Strength in Eleven Nations from 1975 to 1994." Social Problems, 51: 343-361.

Jacobs, David and Stephanie L. Kent. 2005. The Death Penalty in The Encyclopedia of Disability. Ed. Gary L. Albrecht.  Thousand Oaks Sage Publications.  

Kent, Stephanie and Deborah Koetzle Shaffer.  2005.  Crime and Delinquency in Nevada.  In The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State ed. Dmitri Shalin.  Web publication: the UNLV Center for Democratic Culture: http://www.unlv.edu/centers/cdclv/mission/index2.html