Kent, Stephanie (Forthcoming 2018) Book review in Criminal Justice Review: Sentencing and Modern Reform: The Process of Punishment by Liz Marie Marciniak. Article first published online: July 21, 2017

Kent, Stephanie L., and Jason T. Carmichael.  2017.  Municipal Law Enforcement Policy on Illegal Immigration Stops: Does social context determine how aggressively local police respond to illegal migrants?  Sociological Inquiry, 87(3): 421-448

Carmichael, Jason T. and Stephanie L. Kent. 2017. The Racial Politics of Due Process Protection: Does partisanship or racial composition influence state-level adoption of recorded interrogation policies?  Criminal Justice Review, 42(1): 58-76.

Kent, Stephanie L., and Wendy C. Regoeczi. 2015. The Importance of ¿Working Rules¿ in the Determination of Traffic Stop Outcomes.  Justice Policy Journal, 12(1).

Carmichael, Jason T. and Stephanie L. Kent. 2015. Structural Determinants of Municipal Police Force Size in Large Cities across Canada: Assessing the applicability of ethnic threat theories in the Canadian context. International Criminal Justice Review, 25(3): 263-280.

Kent, Stephanie and Jason Carmichael.  2015. ¿Legislative Responses to Wrongful Conviction: Do partisan principals and advocacy efforts influence state-level criminal justice policy?¿  Social Science Research, 52: 147-160.

Carmichael, Jason T. and Stephanie L. Kent. 2015. ¿The Use of Lethal Force by Canadian Police Officers: Assessing the influence of structural factors on police shootings in large cities.¿ American Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(4): 703-721.

Kent, Stephanie L., and Jason T. Carmichael. 2014. ¿Racial Residential Segregation and Social Control: A panel study of variations in police strength across U.S cities, 1980-2010¿. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 39(2): 228-249.

Carmichael, Jason and Stephanie Kent. 2014. ¿The Persistent Significance of Racial and Economic Inequality on the Size of Municipal Police Forces in the U.S., 1980-2010.¿  Social Problems, 61(2): 259-282.

Regoeczi, Wendy and Stephanie L. Kent. 2014. ¿Race, Poverty, and the Traffic Ticket Cycle: Exploring the Situational Context of the Application of Police Discretion¿  Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 37(1): 190-205.  

Regoeczi, Wendy, and Stephanie Kent. 2012 ¿Examining the Application of Discretion in Police Decision Making in Cuyahoga County¿ Report to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor¿s Office.  October.

Wagner, Brooke M., Andrew L. Spivak, Stephanie L. Kent, and Deborah Koetzle Shaffer. 2012. ¿Crime and Delinquency in Nevada.¿ In The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State, edited by Dmitri N. Shalin. Las Vegas, NV: UNLV Center for Democratic Culture,

Kent, Stephanie. 2011.  ¿Ralph W. England: A Middle Class Theory of Delinquency.¿ The Encyclopedia of Criminology Theory.  Sage.

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: