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PhD, Sociology, University of New Mexico
Areas of Specialization
Criminology, Crime Justice Outcome, Motor Vehicle Theft, Japanese Crime, National Incident Based Reporting Systems (NIBRS)
On Sabbatical Leave
SOCIOL 261-402: Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Sociology
SOCIOL 461-401: Multivariate Data Analysis for Social Research
Roberts, A. Adjusting rates of homicide clearance by arrest for investigation difficulty: Modeling incident- and jurisdiction-level obstacles. Homicide Studies.
Roberts, J. M., Roberts, A., & Wadsworth, T. Multiple imputation of missing values in homicide incident data: An evaluation using unique test data. Homicide Studies.
Roberts, A. (2018). Book Review for "Teaching at elite American universities" by Jin Sato. 601, 68-69. Current State of Higher Education (Gendai no Koutou Kyouiku).
Roberts, A. (2018). Revisiting Japan’s Postwar Homicide Trend: 1951-2014. In "Crime and Justice in Contemporary japan" Springer, New York.
Roberts, A. (2017). Tenure system and American college professors. Current State of Higher Education (Gendai no Koutou Kyouiku), 594, 58-62.
Roberts, A., & Roberts, J. M. (2016, December). Crime clearance and temporal variation in police investigative workload: Evidence from National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32, 651-674.
Roberts, A., & Block, S. (2016). Motor Vehicle Theft. Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment.
Roberts, A., & Dale (2015, February). Income inequality and homicide in the United States: Exploration of different income inequality measures and disaggregated homicide types. Homicide Studies, 19, 28-57.
Roberts, A. (2014). Book Review: Handbook of European homicide research: Patterns, explanations, and country studies. 24, 410-411. International criminal justice review.
Lyons, C., & Roberts, A. (2014). The Difference “Hate” Makes in Clearing Crime: An Event History Analysis of Incident Factors. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 30, 268-289.
Roberts, A., Roberts Jr., J. M., & Liedka, R. V. (2012). Elements of terrorism preparedness in local police agencies, 2003-2007: Impact of vulnerability, organizational characteristics, and contagion in the Post-9/11 era. Crime & Delinquency
Roberts, A. (2009). Contributions of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) to substantive knowledge in criminology: A review of research. Sociology Compass, 3, 433-458.
Roberts, A., & Roberts, J. M. (2009). Impact of network ties on change in police agency practices. Policing, 32, 38-55.
Roberts, A., & Lyons, C. (2009). Victim-offender racial dyads and clearance of lethal and non-lethal assault. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 46, 301-326.
Roberts, A. (2008). Explaining differences between homicide clearance rates in Japan and the United States. Homicide Studies, 12, 136-145.
Roberts, A. (2008). The influence of incident and contextual characteristics on crime clearance of non-lethal violence: A multi-level event history analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 36, 61-72.
Roberts, A. (2007). Predictors of homicide clearance by arrest: An event history analysis of National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) incidents. Homicide Studies, 11, 82-93.
Roberts, A., & Roberts, J. (2007). The structure of informal communication between police agencies. Policing, 30, 93-107.
Roberts, A., & LaFree, G. (2004). Explaining Japan’s postwar violent crime trends. Criminology, 42, 179-209.
Roberts, A., & LaFree, G. (2001). The role of declining economic stress in explaining Japan’s remarkable postwar crime decreases, 1951 to 1997. 26, 11-34.