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Publications & Papers

Recent Publications

Biggar, Raymond W., Craig J. Forsyth, Jing Chen, and Karen Burstein. 2017. “The Poly-Drug User:  Examining Associations between Drugs Used by Adolescents.” Deviant Behavior 38(10): 1186-1196.

Forsyth, Craig J., Raymond W. Biggar, Jr., Jing Chen, and Karen Burstein 2017.  “Examining Heroin Use and Prescription Opioid Misuse among Adolescents.” Criminal Justice Studies 30 (3):320-329.

Burstein, Karen, Craig J. Forsyth,  Raymond W. Biggar, Jr., Hsiu-Yueh Hsu, Steven Dick, and Paula Zeanah. 2017. “A Theoretical Model for preparing incarcerated youth for careers in an increasingly technological world: Computational logic as a vehicle for improving human decision-making skills.” Journal of Criminal Justice Education 28(3):411-427.

Forsyth, Craig J., Raymond Biggar, York A. Forsyth, and Holly Howat. 2015. “The Punishment Gap: Racial/Ethnic Comparisons in School Infractions by Objective and Subjective Definitions.” Deviant Behavior 36: 

Asmus, Gary and Craig J. Forsyth. 2013. "Longitudinal Educational Outcomes for Children in Foster Care." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 8:Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, Holly Howat, Lai K. Pei, York A.

Forsyth, and Billy Stokes. 2014.  “Examining the Relationship Between School Suspensions/Expulsions and Felonies: A Research Note.”  Criminal Justice Studies 27 (2): 149-158.

Blanchard, Troy C., Bobbie DeCuir, Gail Bonhomme, Billy R. Stokes, and Craig J. Forsyth. 2014. “Do Changes in Educational Attainment Impact Rates of Poverty for Communities?: A Longitudinal Evaluation of the Viability of Policy Aimed at reducing Poverty through Increasing Educational Attainment In Louisiana, 1970-2000.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 4(1): 27-36.

Forsyth, Craig J., Holly Howat, Lai K. Pei, York A. Forsyth, Gary Asmus, and Billy Stokes. 2013.  “Examining the Infractions Causing Higher Rates of Suspensions and Expulsions: Racial and Ethnic Considerations.”  Laws 2: 20-32.

Pei, Lai K., Craig J. Forsyth, Susan Teddlie, Gary Asmus, and Billy R. Stokes. 2013.  “Bad Behavior, Ethnicity, and Level of School Diversity.” Deviant Behavior 34 (1) :1-10.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, and Billy R. Stokes. 2012. "Life on Course for Trouble: Comparing the Standardized Test Scores and School Behavior of Children in Foster care with the General Population of Students." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 7(1/2):1-13.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, and York A. Forsyth. 2012. "Violent Female Delinquents." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 7(1/2):39-45.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, and Billy R. Stokes. 2012. "Sociological Explanations for a Misnomer: The Gifted Delinquent." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 7 (1/2): 29-37.

Blanchard, Troy C., Billy R. Stokes, Bobbie DeCuir, Gail Bonhomme, and Craig J. Forsyth. 2011. “Does Education Solve the Problem of Poverty?:  A Panel Analysis of Educational Attainment and Place Poverty in Louisiana Parishes, 1990-2000.” The International Journal of Sociological Research 4(2):1-11.

Forsyth, Craig J., Asmus, Gary, Forsyth, Y.A., Stokes, B.R., Mayne, Mike “Child Delinquents: Examining the Market for Criminal Futures” Deviant Behavior 32 (5): 441-450, 2011

Forsyth, Craig J, .Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, and York A. Forsyth. 2010. "Comparing Performance Test Scores of Juvenile Delinquents with  the General Population  of Students." Deviant Behavior 31 (4): 303-313.

Asmus, Gary, York A. Forsyth, Craig J. Forsyth, Billy R. Stokes, and Ouida F. Forsyth. 2010. "Evaluating Substance Abuse Treatment for an Adult Prison Population." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 5 (1-2):  15-22.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, and York A. Forsyth. 2010. “A Research Note on School Effects: Low Performing Schools and Delinquency.”  The International Journal of Sociological Research 3(1/2):  81-86.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, and Billy R. Stokes. 2009. "Comparing Male and Female Juvenile Delinquents." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 4(1/2): 155-161.

Forsyth, Craig J., DeAnn M. Kalich, Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, and York A. Forsyth. 2008. "Examining Characteristics And Placement Of Youth." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 3(2): 169-176.

Tran, T., David, C., Laosiritaworn, Y., Asmus, G.J., LaCour, J., Blanchard, B., Harrison, R.S. "The Effects of  Family  Environment toward Alcohol Use and Prosocial Family Involvement on Adolescent Alcohol Consumption in Louisiana:  a Multilevel Data Analysis", Epidemiology Journal, Submitted May 2009.

Forsyth, Craig J., Asmus, G.J., Stokes, B.R., and Forsyth, Y.A.. 2009. "A Research Note on School Effects: Low Performing Schools and Delinquency." The International Journal of Sociological Research2(1):(forthcoming).

Forsyth, Craig J., DeAnn M. Katich, Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, and York A. Forsyth. 2008. "Examining Characteristics And Placement Of Youth." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law 3(2): 169-176.

Stokes, B. R., Grace C. and Matthews M. J. “Making a Path: Using Information to Engage Communities in Developing Comprehensive Early Childhood Systems.” Dimensions of Early Childhood 34.1 (2006):28-34.

Pane, J.F., McCaffrey, D.F., Tharp-Taylor, S., Asmus, G.J., Stokes, B.R. "Student Displacement in Louisiana After the Hurricanes of 2005", RAND Corporation Technical Report, 2006.

Papers Presented

Laosiritaworn, Y., Tran, T., Asmus, G.J., LaCour, J., Blanchard, B. "Effects of Family Attitudes Favorable Toward  Alcohol Use and Prosocial Involvement On Alcohol Use Among Youth In Louisiana", Fourteenth Annual MCH EPI Conference, 2008.

Satish, G., Tran, T., Asmus, G.J., LaCour, J., Blanchard, B. "Relationship Between Early Initiation Of AntiSocial Behavior And Early Initiation Of Alcohol Drinking In Louisiana", Fourteenth Annual MCH EPI Conference, 2008.

Forsyth, Craig J. 2014.  “Juvenile Delinquency and Suspensions/Expulsions.” Western Social Science Association, April, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Forsyth, Craig J., Holly Howat, Lai K. Pei, York A. Forsyth, Gray Asmus, and Billy Stokes. 2013.  “Chronic Offenders: Examining School Infractions.” The Southwestern Sociological Association, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Holly Howat, Lai K. Pei, York A. Forsyth, Gray Asmus, and Billy Stokes. 2012.  “Examining the Infractions Causing Higher Rates of Suspensions and Expulsions: Racial and Ethnic Considerations.” The Mid-South Sociological Association, Mobile, Alabama.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gray Asmus, Billy Stokes, and York A. Forsyth 2011. "Comparing Educational Performance and Place of Children: Those in Foster Care and the General Population of Students." Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gray Asmus, Billy Stokes, and York A. Forsyth 2011. "All This Data: Examining Substance Abuse Treatment in an Adult Prison System." Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, Billy R. Stokes, Ouida F. Forsyth, and Shannon Lasserre-Cortez. 2010. "The Foster Care Population in Louisiana." The Mid-South Sociological Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, Mike Mayne, Billy R. Stokes, and Roberta Jones. 2010. “Violent Female Delinquents.” The Southwestern Sociological Association, Houston, Texas.

Pei, Lai Kwan, Gary Asmus, Craig J. Forsyth, and Shannon Lasserre-Cortez.  2010.  “Predictors of Juvenile Delinquent Behaviors.”  Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, Billy R. Stokes, York A. Forsyth, and Mike Mayne. 2009. "Examining the Relationship Between Schools Achievement, School Quality, and  Delinquency." Cradle to Prison Pipeline, Louisiana Summit, Children’s Defense Fund, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., Gary Asmus, York A. Forsyth, Mike Mayne, Billy R. Stokes, and Ouida F. Forsyth. 2009. "Criminal Futures." Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, San Antonio, Texas.

Forsyth, Craig J., Billy R. Stokes, Mike Mayne, Ouida F. Forsyth, Gary Asmus, and York A. Forsyth. 2009. "Examining the Relationship Between Performance Test Scores, Low Performing Schools, and Juvenile Delinquency." Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, San Antonio, Texas.

Forsyth, Craig J., DeAnn M. Kalich, Billy R. Stokes, and Gary Asmus. 2009. "Gender and Custody: Examining Female Juvenile Delinquents in Secure Custody." The Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Forsyth, Craig J., DeAnn M. Kalich, Shawn D. Romero, Billy R. Stokes, and Eugene Kennedy. 2008. "The Changing Disposition Of Juvenile Delinquents In The Care Of The State." The Mid-South Sociological Association, Huntsville, Alabama.

Stokes, Billy R., Eugene Kennedy, Craig J. Forsyth, and DeAnn M. Kalich. 2008. "Life History Data And Juvenile Delinquency," Southern Criminal Justice Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Forsyth, Craig and Ray Biggar. 2010. “Groups in Crisis-Juvenile Delinquents.”  Summit V, Early Childhood Education: Discovering Connections, Picard Center, Lafayette, Louisiana.