Publications and Presentations

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

* Indicates publication with graduate student co-author(s)

Deisinger, E. R. D., & Scalora, M. J. (2016). Threat assessment and management in higher education in the United States: A review of the 10 years since the mass casualty incident at Virginia Tech. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 3(3-4), 186-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tam0000074. pdf version 

*Hodges, H. J., Low, E. C., Viñas-Racionero, M. R., Hollister, B. A., & Scalora, M. J. (2016). Examining the reasons for student responses to threatening behaviors on a college campus. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 3(3-4), 129-142http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tam0000063. pdf version

*Hollister, B.A., Scalora, M.J., Hoff, S.M., Hodges, H.J., & Marquez, A. (2016). College student reporting responses to hypothetical and actual safety concerns. Journal of School Violence15, 1-18. pdf version 

 Scalora, M. J., & Zimmerman, W. (2015). Then and now: Tracking a federal agency’s threat assessment activity through two decades with an eye toward the future. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 2(3-4), 268-274. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tam0000057. pdf version 

*Gonsalves, V. M., Hodges, H. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2015). Exploring online sexually explicit material: What is the relationship to sexual coercion? Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 22(3), 207 - 221. pdf version

*Hollister, B. A., & Scalora, M. J. (2015). Broadening campus threat assessment beyond mass shootings.  Aggression and Violent Behavior, 25(Part A), 43 - 55. pdf version

*Hodges, H. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2015). Challenging the political assumption that “Guns Don’t Kill People, Crazy People Kill People!” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(3), 211-216. pdf version

Scalora, M. J. (2015). Sometimes we do reinvent the wheel: Commentary on MacDonald (1912). Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 1(4), 241-242. pdf version

*Hollister, B. A., Scalora, M.J., Hoff, S., & Marquez, A. (2014). Exposure to preincident behavior and reporting in college students.  Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 1(2), 129-143. pdf version

*Gonsalves, V. M., Walsh, K., & Scalora, M. J. (2012). Staff perceptions of risk for prison rape perpetration and victimization. The Prison Journal, 92(2), 253-273. pdf version

*McLawsen, J. E., Scalora, M. J., & Darrow, C. (2012). Civilly committed sex offenders: A description and interstate comparison of populations. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 18(3), 453-476. pdf version

*Gonsalves, V. M., Walsh, K., & Scalora, M. J. (2012). Staff perceptions of risk for prison rape perpetration and victimization. The Prison Journal, 92(2), 253-273pdf version

*McLawsen, J. E., Scalora, M. J., & Darrow, C. (2012). Civilly committed sex offenders: A description and interstate comparison of populations. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 18(3), 453-476. pdf version

*Marquez, A. J. & Scalora, M. J. (2011). Problematic approach of legislators: Differentiating stalking from isolated incidents. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 38, 1115-1126. pdf version

*Schoeneman, K.A., Scalora, M. J., Darrow, C. D., McLawsen, J. E., Chang, G. H., & Zimmerman, W. J.  (2011). Written content indicators of problematic approach behavior toward political officials. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 29, 284-301. pdf version

James, D. V.,  Mullen, P. E.,  Meloy, J. R.,  Pathé, M. T., Preston, L. F., Darnley, B., Farnham, F. R., Scalora, M. J., (2011). Stalkers and harassers of British royalty: An exploration of proxy behaviours for violence. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 29, 64-80. pdf version

Bader, S. M., Welsh, R., & Scalora, M. J. (2010). Recidivism among female child molesters. Violence and Victims, 25(3), 349-362. pdf version

*Skovran, L. C., Huss, M. T., & Scalora, M. J. (2010). Sexual fantasies and sensation seeking among psychopathic sexual offenders.Psychology, Crime & Law, 16(7), 617-629.

DeGue, S., DiLillo, D., & Scalora, M. J. (2010). Are all perpetrators alike? Comparing risk factors for sexual coercion and aggression. Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment, 22(4), 402-426. pdf version

Scalora, M.J., Simons, A., & Van Slyke.S. (2010). Campus safety: Assessing and managing threats. FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 79, 1-10. pdf version

Schoeneman, K. A., Scalora, M. J., Chang, G. H., Zimmerman, W., Rogers, F., & Garner, Y. (2007). A comparison of email vs. letter threat contacts toward legislators. Journal of  Forensic Sciences, 52, 1142-1147.

Borum, R., Shumate, R. S., & Scalora, M.J. (2006). Psychology of “Leaking” Sensitive Information: Implications for Homeland Security.Homeland Security Review, 1, 97-112. pdf version

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V., & Plank, G. L. (2003). The Relationship of Mental Illness to Targeted Contact Behavior Toward State Government Agencies and Officials. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 21, 239-249. pdf version

Scalora, M. J., & Garbin C. P. (2003). Toward a Multivariate Model of Sex Offender Recidivism. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 47, 309- 323. pdf version

Baumgartner, J. V., Scalora, M. J., & Huss, M. T.  (2002).  Assessment of the Wilson Sex Fantasy Questionnaire among child molesters and non-sexual forensic offenders.  Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 14, 19-33.

Covell, C. N., & Scalora, M. J. (2002). Empathic deficits in sexual offenders: An integration of affective, social, and cognitive constructs. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 7, 251-270. pdf version

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V., Callaway, D., Zimmerman, W., Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Covell, C. N., Palarea, R. E., Krebs, J. A., & Washington, D. O. (2002). An epidemiological assessment of problematic contacts to members of Congress. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 47, 1360-1364. pdf version

Scalora, M. J., Baumgartner, J. V., Callaway, D., Zimmerman, W., Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Covell, C. N., Palarea, R. E., Krebs, J. A., & Washington, D. O. (2002). Risk factors for approach behavior toward the U.S. Congress. Journal of Threat Assessment, 2, 35-55. pdf version

RECENT CONFERENCE POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS

*Low, E. C., Scalora, M. J., & Bulling, D. J. (2015, March). Gender differences in reporting workplace violence warning behavior in a sample of Marines and civilians. Poster presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

*Hodges, H. J., Scalora, M. J., & Huss, M. T. (2015, March). Predicting weapon use: An examination of perpetrator, victim, and offense characteristics. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

*Low, E. C., Scalora, M. J., & Hodges, H. J. (2015, March). Threatening approach of public figures across multiple jurisdictions: An analysis of United States Capitol Police subjects. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA.

*Hodges, H., Viñas-Racionero, R., Hollister, B., & Scalora, M. J. (2014, November). Reasons for reporting or failing to report threatening behaviors to authorities. In M. J. Scalora (Chair), Campus threat assessment: Empirical analysis of problem behavior, reporting patterns, and implications for community policing. Symposium conducted at the American Society of Criminology 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 

*Hollister, B. A., Scalora, M. J., & Hoff, S. M. (2014, November). Observing pre-incident actions prior to assaultive behavior. In M. J. Scalora (Chair), Campus threat assessment: Empirical analysis of problem behavior, reporting patterns, and implications for community policing. Symposium conducted at the American Society of Criminology 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*Hoff, S. M., Viñas-Racionero, R., & Scalora, M. J. (2014, November). Examining interventions on threat assessment cases in a college campus. In M. J. Scalora (Chair), Campus threat assessment: Empirical analysis of problem behavior, reporting patterns, and implications for community policing. Symposium conducted at the American Society of Criminology 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*Viñas-Racionero, R., Schlesinger, L. B., Scalora, M. J., & Jarvis, J. (2014, August). A descriptive study of youthful familicide offenders. Poster presented at the 122nd American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

*Hodges, H., Hollister, B., & Scalora, M. J. (2014, June). Does relationship with the victim or perpetrator affect the decision of third-parties to report threatening behaviors? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Toronto, CA. 

*Viñas-Racionero, R., & Scalora, M. J. (2014, June). Mental illness as a risk factor for targeted violence in college campus settings. Poster presented at the 14th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Toronto, Canada.

*Viñas-Racionero, R., & Scalora, M. J. (2014, March). Relationship of subjects’ affiliation to campus to stalking/harassment and safety. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA.

Scalora, M. J. (2013, October). Managing emerging challenges in campus (and non-campus) threat assessment. Invited address to the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Annual Conference, Banff, Canada. 

*Viñas- Racionero, R., & Scalora, M. J. (2013, March). The link between stalking behavior addressed by Article 172 of the Criminal Code and partner violence in Spain. Poster presented at the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Spring Regional Conference, Omaha, NE.

*Hodges, H., Scalora, M. J., & Huss, M. T. (2013, March). Levels of aggression and weapon use in a diverse psychiatric sample. Poster presented at the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Spring Regional Conference, Omaha, NE.

*Hoff, S., Hollister, B. A., Hodges, H., & Scalora, M. J. (2013, March). Assessing religious content in threatening and harassing communications toward political figures. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

*Hollister, B. A., Hoff, S., Marquez, A. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2013, March). Exposure to pre-incident behavior and reporting in college students. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

*Marquez, A. J., Hamm. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2013, March). Inmates’ attitudes toward mental mealth services and providers. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

*Hodges, H., Scalora, M. J., & Huss, M. T., (2012, March). How different are sex offenders? An analysis across a diverse forensic sample. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

*Marquez, A. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2012, March). Personality correlates of intrusive and aggressive behaviors among college students.Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

*Marquez, A. J., & Scalora, M. J. (2012, March). Predicting cictimization among College Students on Social Networking Sites. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

*Hollister, B.A., Bockoven, J.N., & Scalora, M. J., (2012, March). An Examination of Reporting Tendencies for Campus Threat Assessment. Paper presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.