Komanduri S. Murty, Ph.D.

  • Department: Behavioral Science Academic Department
  • Title: Department Chair
  • murtyk@fvsu.edu

KOMANDURI SRINIVASA MURTY

Curriculum Vita

Professor and Chair
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Fort Valley State University
Phone: (478) 825-6624
Fax: (478) 825-6161
Email: murtyk@fvsu.edu

FORMER HIGHER EDUCATIONAL POSITIONS

2014-
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Behavioral Sciences, Fort Valley State University

2009-2014
Professor and Coordinator of Sociology, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Fort Valley State University

2009-2010
Associate Director of Population Studies Center, Fort Valley State University

2001- 2009
Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Clark Atlanta University

2005-2008
Professor & Chair, of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Clark Atlanta University

Fall 2005
Visiting Fellow, United Negro College Fund Special Programs, Washington, D.C.

1996-2001
Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Clark Atlanta University

 1989-2001
Chairman, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Clark Atlanta University

Fall, 1996
U.G.C. Visiting Professor, Andhra University, India

1989-96
Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Clark Atlanta University

 1985-89
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Administration, Atlanta University
Director of Research, Criminal Justice Institute, Atlanta University

1984-85
Resident
Counselor and Adjunct Assistant Professor,  Criminal Justice Institute, Atlanta University

1981-84
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Mississippi State University

1979-81
Research Officer, Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair, India

1977-79
Research Trainee, International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, India

EDUCATION

1984: Ph.D. in Sociology
(Urban Sociology, Complex Social Organizations, Sociological Theories, Demography, Economics, Research Methods, Survey Research Techniques, Social Statistics and Computer Aided Data Analysis and Matrix Operations)
Mississippi State University

1979: Diploma in Population Sciences
(Advanced Demographic Techniques, Basic Mathematics, App-lied Statistics, International Demography, Direct and Indirect Estimation Techniques of Fertility, Mortality and Migration, Population Theories and Economic Development, Family Planning Techniques, Urbanization and Urban Sociology).
International Institute for Population Sciences (Sponsored by the United Nations), Bombay, India

1978: Certificate in Population Sciences
(Determinants and Consequences of Population Growth and Distribution, Applied Statistics, Advanced Research Methods, Basic Mathematics, Technical and Substantial Fertility, Mortality, and Migration, Family Planning Techniques, Standardization, Interpolation Data, Evaluation of Census and Survey Data)
International Institute for Population Sciences (Sponsored by the United Nations), Bombay, India

1977: M.A. in Sociology
(Political Sociology, Urban Sociology, Tribal and Rural Sociology, Classical and Modern Sociological Theories, Social Stratification, Social Structure and Change, Social Organization and Social Control, Modernization, Research Methods, Social Statistics, Demography and Sociology of Religion)
Andhra University, India

 1975: B.A. (triple major) Sociology, Public Administration, and Geography
Andhra University, India.

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

2016:

  • Selected to participate in FVSU Leadership Excellence program from August 30, 2016 to May 12, 2017
  • Award honoring a “Very Special Professor” from the students of Psychology and Social Work Clubs
  • Certificate of Appreciation of Service, Center for Teaching & Learning (CETL), Fort Valley State University.

2015: Faculty Mentor Award, Fort Valley State University. 

2013: Outstanding Research Scholar of College of Arts and Sciences 2011-2013 Award, Fort Valley State University.

2009: Recognition of 25 years of service completion, Clark Atlanta University

2008: Recognized with a certificate of appreciation by Chief Compliance Officer for outstanding service on Compliance Committee, Clark Atlanta University

2005: Aldridge McMillan Award for Outstanding Performance in Overall Achievement

2003, 2004:  Who’s Who Among American Teachers

2001: Who’s Who Historical Society, 2000 Outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century, Man of Achievement, Order of Excellence award.

2000: Lexington Who’s Who, America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals.

1999: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who Among Asian Americans, and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

1998: Who’s Who Among American Teachers.

 1997:  Who’s Who Among Asian Americans.

 1996:  “Guest of Honour” at the N.S.S. Valedictory Function (November 29, 1996); Invited Speaker for Gandhi’s Birthday Celebrations at the Visakhapatnam Central Jail (October 2, 1996); Chief Guest for Human Rights Day Celebrations by Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Law School (December 10, 1996), Andhra University, India

 1995: Dictionary of International Biography; Who’s Who Among Asian Americans; Who’s Who in The South and Southwest; Award for Distinguished Commitment to Community Service from the Clark Atlanta University Culture for Service; Award of Appreciation from Association of International Affairs, Clark Atlanta University

1994:    Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

1993:    Who’s Who in The South and South West; Who’s Who; Who’s  Who Among Asian Americans

1989:  Man of Achievement, Awarded by the Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

1988:  Men of Achievement, Cambridge, U.K.; Award of National Institute of Justice Scholarship to attend a four-week Bureau of Justice Statistics workshop at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1987: International Who’s Who, Cambridge, U.K.

1984:  Scholarship from the Division of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to attend a Conference on Alcohol and Drug Abuse at the University of Georgia, Athens

1981-84: Graduate Research Assistantship Award from the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experimentation Station (MAFES), Mississippi State University

1978: Government of India Fellowship Award for Diploma Course in Population Sciences at the International Institute for Population Sciences (Sponsored by the United Nations), Bombay, India.

1979: Government of India Fellowship Award for Certificate Course in Population Sciences at the International Institute for Population Sciences (Sponsored by the United Nations), Bombay, India.

1975: National Merit Scholarship.

1974: Highest rank at B.A. level in Geography for Andhra University; Student Representative, Member of Board of Studies (Geography) at Andhra University.

RESEARCH GRANTS

Funded Proposals:

  • 1985-2009:
    Principal Investigator and Project Director, Project Redirection, Fulton County, Atlanta, GA – $2.5 million
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, The Katrina Aftermath: The Role of ‘Class’ and ‘Race’ in Federal Response Patterns, DuBois Mellon Research Grant, Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy (SCSPP), Clark Atlanta University, $5,000.

2003: Principal Investigator, Voices From Prison: An Ethnographic Analysis Of Black Male Prisoners, DuBois Mellon Research Grant, Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy (SCSPP), Clark Atlanta University, $30,000.

2002: Principal Investigator, Voices From Prison: An Ethnographic Analysis Of Black Male Prisoners, DuBois Mellon Research Grant, Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy (SCSPP), Clark Atlanta University, $30,000.

1995:

  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Security Training Program,     Fulton County, Atlanta, GA – $115,000.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Project Redirection for Youth, Georgia Department of Children and Youth Services, $76,500.

1994:

  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Security Training Program,     Fulton County, Atlanta, GA – $115,000.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Project Redirection for Youth, Georgia Department of Children and Youth Services, $76,500.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Court Watch Program, Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias, $30,000.
  • Travel Grant to Attend a National Conference on Strategies by HBCUs to Prevent Violence in African-American Communities, sponsored by Voorhees College, South Carolina, $500.

1993:

  • Associate Principal Investigator, Community Needs Assessment, Metropolitan Foundation of Atlanta and Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, $100,000.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Project Redirection for Youth, Georgia Department of Children and Youth Services, $76,500.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Racial and Ethnic Bias in Courts: A Review of Literature, Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias, $3,000.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Court Watch Program, Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias, $30,000.

1992:

  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, AIDS Evaluation of Street Outreach Programs, Department of Human Resources, GA-  $168,149.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Occupational Skills Training Program, Private Industry Council of Atlanta, $205,925.

1991: Principal Investigator and Project Director, AIDS Evaluation of Street Outreach Programs, Department of Human Resources, GA-$168,149.

1990:

  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Job Opportunities in Security Services (JOSS) Program, Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS), Atlanta, GA -$115,344.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Differential Drug-Use Patterns Between Institutionalized White and Black Male Delinquents in Georgia, National Institute of Justice — $9,645.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Patterns of Black Homicide in Atlanta: 1979-1989, National Institute of Justice — $ 9,245.
  • Junior Scientist, HBCUs’ Examine Drug Use Among Black Youth, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Justice, $ 188,000.

1989:

  • Project Director, The Effect of Georgia’s Driver Improve Courses: An    Evaluative Intervention with DUI Offenders, Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Atlanta, GA -$395,000.
  • Junior Scientist, HBCUs’ Examine Drug use Among Black Youth, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Justice, $ 188,000.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Drug Related Homicides in Atlanta’s Black Community: 1984-87, National Institute of Justice, $8,996.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Institutionalized Black Delinquents Drug-use Patterns in Atlanta, National Institute of Justice, $ 9,896.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, An Analysis of Fear of Crime in Atlanta’s Black Communities, National Institute of Justice, $8,996.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Atlanta Blacks’ Perception    of the Police, National Institute of Justice, $9,396.
  • Principal Investigator and Project Director, Atlanta’s Low Income Blacks and Police Officers’ Image of One Another, National Institute of     Justice, $9,396.

1984: Counselor, Cuban Residential Program, National Institute of Mental Health, $579,000.

1981- 1984: Graduate Research Assistant, Population Dynamics in Mississippi, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experimentation Station, Mississippi State University, $500,000.

1981:   Research Officer, Districtwise Evaluation of Family Planning Performance in Khammam District, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Government of India.  Rs. 90,000.

1981:   Research Officer, Districtwise Evaluation of Family Planning Performance in Anantapur District, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Government of India, Rs. 90,000.

1980:

  • Research Officer, Districtwise Evaluation of Family Planning Performance in Visakhapatnam District, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Government of India, Rs 90,000.
  • Research Officer, A Case Study of a Tribal Village “Chinnalbudu” in Visakhapatnam District, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Government of India, Rs. 110,000.

1979: Research Officer, A Study of Population Structure, Contraceptive Behavior, and Demographic Differentials, etc. in Two Distinctly Identifiable Sectors of the Population in Visakhapatnam City (Slum Dwellers and Teachers), Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Government of India, Rs. 60,000.

1979: Research Associate, Profile of Children in a Goan Village with Special      Emphasis on Their Nutrition and Health Condition, International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay (India) Rs. 50,000.

Pending Grant Proposals

Alternative Techniques of Measuring Graduation Rates at HBCUs: A Pilot Study of Fort Valley     State University, submitted jointly with Dr. Jehad Yasin as co-PI to Thurgood Marshall College Fund, September 22, 2009.

RESEARCH PROPOSALS REVIEWED

2006: Reviewer, United Negro College Fund Special Programs (UNCFSP).  In February 2006 served on International Development Partnership Activity Review Panel for three new initiatives— Strengthening Higher Education for War-torn and Democratizing Nations, HIV/AIDS and Family/Community Support, and Documentation of Presence for Policy Impact.  Reviewed TWENTY-FOUR proposals.

2002: Reviewer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), US Dept. of Health and Human Services. In August 2002 we as a group met and reviewed a total of 30 proposals, I have individual responsibility of reviewing six of them.

2002: Reviewer, Dubois Institute—Mellon Grant Research Review Committee: Evaluated five faculty research grants and four student research grants.

1999: Reviewer, National Institute of Mental Health’s Special Emphasis Panel on M-RISP (R-24) and COR (T34 and T35). EIGHTEEN proposals were reviewed as a part of this assignment.

1997: Reviewer, Georgia Department of Children and Youth Services, Delinquency Prevention Family Connection Initiative.  Five proposals were reviewed as a part of this assignment.

1994:  Reviewer, National Institute of Health’s Special Emphasis Panel on Community Prevention and Control. TWENTY-SEVEN proposals were reviewed as a part of this assignment.

1992-94:  Chair, Georgia Department of Youth and Children Services’ Research Review Board. TWELVE proposals were reviewed as a part of this assignment.

MANUSCRIPT REVIEWS

Reviewed the text book entitled, Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies, by Christie Launius and Holly Hasse, 2nd ed. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis, June 2016.

Reviewed manuscript #PPSS-16-02-16 entitled “Exploring the Key Principles of Hamas Foreign Relations,” for Pencil Publication of Social Sciences, February 2016.

Reviewed manuscript entitled “Impact of Scale-up Maternal and Delivery Care on Reductions in Neonatal Mortality in USAID MCH Priority Countries, 2000-2010,” for publication in Applied Demography and Public Health in the 21st Century, edited by Nazrul Hoque, Springer Publications, October 2015.

Reviewed manuscript entitled, “Analysing the Indian Supreme Court Decision in Manoj Narula v. Union of India,” for publication in the Journal of Third World Studies,  October 2015.

Reviewed manuscript entitled “Effects of Childhood and Current Socioeconomic Status on Health among Older Adults in Low and Middle-Income Countries: An Analysis of WHO-SAGE Data,” for publication in Applied Demography and Public Health in the 21st Century, edited by Nazrul Hoque, Springer Publications, October 2015.

Reviewed the manuscript entitled, “Against All Odds: Academic Success of Black Male Students on Predominantly White College Campuses,” for Journal of Race, Gender, and Class,  October 2015.

Reviewed manuscript MS #1001, “Parental Behaviors following Child Trauma” for the Fort Valley State University Journal of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, May 2014.

Reviewed a book proposal on Family Change, Family Continuity: An Introduction to Sociology of Families and its two assigned chapters for Sage Publications, May 2014.

Reviewed manuscript MS#1000 entitled “Social Work Students’ Acceptance of Afro-centricity Into The Social Work Curriculum” for the Fort Valley State University Journal of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, March 2014.

Reviewed manuscript ID SCU-14-0037 entitled “The War on Drugs and Racial Inequality: Toward a Holistic and Reproductive Approach” for the Journal of Social Currents, March 2014.

Reviewed manuscript titled, “Staffing Contingent Workers in 2020: Amending an Inequality,” (ASJ-130087) for Advanced Scholars Journals, September 2013.

Reviewed the manuscript entitled “Impact of Disability on Quality of Life of Urban Disabled People in Bangladesh,” (Manuscript Number IJSA/27.04.13/0457) for the International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, April 2013.

Reviewed the book manuscript entitled All That Washed Down in Blood, for Vann Newkirk, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL, October 2011.

Reviewed a book manuscript entitled Integrative Statistics for Behavioral Science, Sage Publications, July 2009.

Reviewed a book manuscript entitled Administration & Management in Criminal Justice: A Quality Service Approach by Jennifer M. Allen & Rajeev Sawhney for Sage Publications, July 2008.

Reviewed a book manuscript entitled Remnants of the Past: Vestiges of Segregation in Alabama Higher Education by F. Erik Brooks for the University of Alabama Press, March 2004.

Reviewed a manuscript entitled, “Can We All Get Along? The Los Angeles Uprising, Classic Theories of Social Psychology, and the Dialectics of Individual Action and Structural Inequality,” for the Journal of Race, Gender and Class, February 2002.

Reviewed a book manuscript entitled An Interpretation of Justice by Jim Chamber for the Clark Atlanta University Press, April 1999.

Reviewed numerous manuscripts for Phylon Quarterly, Journal of Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Crime and Justice, Sociological Spectrum, Justice Quarterly, and Sociological Quarterly.

Reviewed abstracts (5) for inclusion on the program of the 1996 annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society held in Richmond, Virginia, April 11-14.

JOURNAL BOARDS

Editorial Review Board member, Sage Open Journal, 2012-2015.

Article Editor, manuscript # SO-12-0300 entitled “A Contemporary Analysis of African Americans and the Criminal Justice System: The Case for Revision” for SAGE Open Journal, November 2012.

Article Editor, manuscript # SO-12-0073 entitled “Triangulation, Emotional Reactivity and Insurgent Violence in Nigeria’s Niger Delta” for SAGE Open Journal, October 2012.

Article Editor, manuscript # SO-11-0831 entitled “Knowledge/Belief and Contraceptive Use Among Intracity Commuters in an Urban Area of Cross River State, Nigeria,” for SAGE Open Journal, July 2012.

Editorial Board  Member, Journal Palimpsest: A Journal of Inter-Disciplinary Inquiry, Septermber 29, 2009-present.

Associate Editor, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 1989 to present.

Editor, Fulton County Project Re-Direction Newsletter: A NEW BEGINNING, September 1985 to 1994.

Editorial Board Member, Blacks in Criminal Justice Quarterly, 1987-1988.

Manuscript Review Board, Journal of Crime and Justice, 1986 to present.

Manuscript Review Board, Sociological Quarterly, 1992 – present

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

1985:

  • Developed and implemented Consolidated Research Methods Course that could be cross-listed among all social science departments.
  • Developed and implemented a computer literacy course, Understanding computers (CJA617) for law enforcement officials.

1986: Developed and implemented graduate level statistics (CJA507) to benefit both masters and     doctoral students in criminal justice and sociology.

1987: Developed and implemented advanced statistics  (CJA 703) courses to benefit both masters and     doctoral students in criminal justice and sociology.

1992: Participated in president’s task force on criminal justice program to develop short-term and long-    term goals of the criminal justice department at CAU.  Dr. George Napper chaired this task force.

1992-93: Restructured the curriculum for master’s degree in criminal justice with the assistance of the new     faculty to make it comparable with other programs throughout the nation. Developed and implemented the curriculum for undergraduate program in criminal justice.

1995-96: Developed the curriculum for undergraduate program in criminal justice at Alabama A&M University.

Fall 1996: Helped establishing Criminal Justice Department and developed the curriculum for Master’s Program in Andhra University, India.

2002-03: Assisted Fulton County Juvenile Court Probation Department in establishing a Research and Evaluation Department, and, data recording and management system.

2010: Developed minor in Sociology at FVSU, GA.

2014: Completed Substantive Change Report for Sociology concentration in Criminal Justice Program and submitted to the dean of CAS on June 20, 2014.

2015: Developed minor in Gerontology at FVSU, GA.

STUDENT RESEARCH ADVISEMENT

Thesis/Dissertation Advisement:

1985
Committee Member:

  1. Beatrice L. Evans  (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Critique of Mainstream and Radical Studies on the Perceptions of Blacks Toward Police and Their Job Performance
  2. Tracy D. Bonds   (M.A., Criminal Justice) Differential Crime Patterns Among Middle Income Blacks: A Comparative Analysis
  3. Rosalind E. Lacey  (M.A., Criminal Justice) Analysis of Crisis Calls to a Battered Women Counsel in Atlanta
  4. Walter T. McGriff  (M.A., Criminal Justice)Measuring the Impact of Hostage Negotiations in the US Criminal Justice System

1986

Major Advisor:

  1. Mary Ann Baul  (M.A., Criminal Justice) How Much Can We Rely on Polygraphs? Employment Firms vs. Polygraph Agencies
  2. Gail Freeman-Dickerson (M.A., Criminal Justice) Dismas House: A Study of Behavioral Patterns of Residents in a Federal Halfway House
  3. Juanita Elam (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Dual Role of Attitudes: A Causal Analysis of Fear of Crime
  4. Elizabeth Freda Lee (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Interrelationship Between Academic Performance and Juvenile Delinquency: An Empirical Analysis
  5. Cecilia A. Johnson  (M.A., Criminal Justice)Police Community Relations: An Empirical Analysis
  6. Paula Turner  (M.A., Criminal Justice)Selected Economic and Demographic Associates of Fear of Crime: A Log Linear Approach
  7. Tia K. Bethea   (M.A., Criminal Justice) Differential Crime Patterns Among Low Income Blacks: A Quest for Alternative Factors

Committee Member:

  1. Gilbert E. Ordu  (M.A., Criminal Justice) Youth Misconduct in Jamaica: A Case of Kingston City
  2. Neville Diane Cyrus (M.A., Criminal Justice) An Analysis of Differential Perceptions of Incentives and Privileges Among Inmates and Staff Within the Georgia Prison System: An Objective-Subjective Paradox
  3. Alesia Scott  (M.A., Sociology) Differential Perceptions of Crime Among Elderly
  4. Ovetta Robinson (M.A., Sociology) Welcome Baby: A Case Study in Primary Prevention
  5. Margaret Fogum (M.A., Sociology) A Sociological Analysis of Political Elite Recruitment in Nigeria 1959-1966
  6. Betty E. Strickland (Ed. D., Nova University, Florida) The Development and Implementation of a Pilot Model to Reduce Discipline Referrals of Students in an Identified (or Targeted) Elementary School

1987

Major Advisor:

  1. Guinevere Goldsmith (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Decline of Rehabilitation in Correctional Institutions
  2. Emanuel P. Obot  (M.A., Criminal Justice) Appeals in the Military Justice System: A Nigerian Case
  3. Alethia J. Sykes (M.A., Criminal Justice) Forcible Rape Arrest Rates by Age, Time Period and Cohort, 1965-1984
  4. Angela D. Wilson (M.A., Criminal Justice) Drug Use Violation Arrest Rates by Age, Time Period and Cohort, 1965-1984
  5. Bruce I. McMillan (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Characteristics of Homicide Victims and Offenders: Age, Period and Cohort, 1965-1984
  6. Ethel Landrum (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Comparative Analysis of Male and Female Police Officers on Patrol in Nebraska
  7. Victor Ugenyi  (M.A., Criminal Justice)Mass Media Coverage of Criminal Activities in Nigeria: A Comparison of Crime Coverage in Two Nigerian Newspapers
  8. Larry Thomas (Criminal Justice) Determinants and Consequences of Crime Prevention Measures
  9. Arnita Varnedoe (M.A., Criminal Justice) Characteristics of Offenders Arrested for Aggravated Assault: A Test of Easterlin’s Hypothesis

Committee Member:

  1. Xing Ju (M.A., Sociology) Educational System in a Communist Setting: The Case of China
  2. M. Chenna Reddy,  Ph.D. dissertation entitled A Sociological Analysis of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in India,  Sri Venkateswara University, India.

1988

Major Advisor:

  1. Fahad E. Alanzi (M.A., Criminal Justice) Burglary Arrest Rates by Age, Period and Cohort, 1965-1984.
  2. Michael T. Green (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Distribution of Cocaine in Urban America: The Role of Media
  3. Philip O. Onyedumekwu (M.A., Criminal Justice)Youth Suicide Patterns in the United States: 1970-1980
  4. Salem M. Saidan  (M.A., Criminal Justice)Robbery Arrests by Age, Period, and Cohort: 1965-1984
  5. Kenneth Watkins  (M.A., Criminal Justice) Hunger, Homelessness, Poverty, and Unemployment Effects on Crime: A Study of Twenty-Five American Cities
  6. Marion Johnson (M.A., Criminal Justice)A Historical Analysis of White Collar Offense: Computer Crime & Transfer Systems Fraud
  7. James Usanga (M.A., Criminal Justice)Effects of Age, Period and Cohort on Larceny Theft and Arson, 1965-1984

Committee Member:

  1. Tanya Clark (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Critique of Dr. G. Douglas Talbott’s Chemical Dependency Model
  2. Terry Tyson (M.A., Sociology) Differential Attitudes Toward Severely Impaired Patients, Death, Dying and Aging in a Nursing Home for Older Blacks
  3. Augustine A. Iken (Ph.D., Social Work) The Impact of Oil Industry on the Indigenous Population in the Oil Producing Areas of Nigeria as Measured by Ecological Factors

1989

Major Advisor:

  1. Renaldo Smith (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Cuban Detainee Uprising and Riot at the Atlanta Penitentiary on November 23, 1987
  2. Peter N. Agbonlahor (M.A., Criminal Justice), The Effecst of Age, Time Period and Cohort on Auto Theft Rates.

Committee Member:

  1. Saad M. Al-Awwad  (M.A., Public Admin.) An Analysis of Development Plans in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. Hamed M. Al-shammari (M.A., Public Admin.) An Examination of Selected Problems in the Civil Service System in Saudi Arabia
  3. Angela Wimes (M.A., Sociology) Race, Gender and Class Differences in Academic Achievement Motivation
  4. Wyne Millet  (M.A., Sociology) An Examination of Factors Which Inhibit Black Junior College Students From Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

1990

Major Advisor:

  1. Vancito E. Gumbs (M.A., Criminal Justice) Atlanta’s Low Income Blacks and Police Officers’ Image of One Another
  2. Cynthia Francis  (M.A., Criminal Justice) Drug Related Homicides in Atlanta, 1984 Through 1988
  3. Alice Selkridge (M.A., Criminal Justice)Black Atlantan’s Perceptions of Police
  4. George Thomas (M.A., Criminal Justice)Institutionalized Black Delinquents’ Drug Use Patterns in Georgia
  5. Kanasak Jidicat (M.A., Criminal Justice)Family Background and Deviant Behavior in Relationship to Inhalant Use in Bangkok.
  6. Moore M.O. Ibekwe  (M.A., Criminal Justice)The Household Composition of the Black Family in One Atlanta High Crime Community

1991

Major Advisor:

  1. Chizam O. Elechi (M.A., Criminal Justice) Juvenile Gang Delinquency in the United States of America
  2. Rene Sara Bradshaw Kennedy (M.A., Criminal Justice) Patterns of Black Homicides in Atlanta, 1979-1989
  3. Carlotta M. Freeman (M.A., Criminal Justice) Differential Drug Use Patterns Among Institutionalized White and Black Male Delinquents in Georgia
  4. Krishna Suryadevara (M.A., Criminal Justice)Alcohol and Drug Use on an Historically Black University Campus

 Committee Member:

Vida Dalane Longmire (M.A., Criminal Justice) An Analysis of Indigenous and International Terrorism

1992:

Major Advisor:

  1. Norma Denice Higgins (M.A., Criminal Justice) Profiles of the Thirty Black Female Prostitutes in the Fulton County and the City of Atlanta Jails, Georgia
  2. Patrick I. Ibe (M.A., Criminal Justice) Theoretical Criminology
  3. Edith Ann Love (M.A., Criminal Justice) The Unnecessary Use of Physical Force by Atlanta Police Officers in Two Black Communities
  4. Patricia S. Moore (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Comparative Study of Successful and Unsuccessful Clients in Project Redirection
  5. Kimberly Willingham  (M.A., Criminal Justice) The Effectiveness of New Dimension Community Treatment Center: Correlation of Success and Failure
  6. Martini O. Iwala (M.A., Criminal Justice) Probation in the State of Georgia
  7. Olatungi  M. Otunba   (M.A., Criminal Justice) Homicide in the United States of America: 1980 through 1990
  8. Michelle Wallace Turpeau (M.A., Criminal Justice) The Profiles of Violent and Nonviolent Offenders: A Comparative Analysis

 1993:

Major Advisor:

  1. Celeste M. Jarvis (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Study of Likely Black Female Sex Partners of Male Injecting Drug Users and Their Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS
  2. Deborah D. Moss (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Literature Research of Rape in the United States From 1987Through 1992
  3. Gloria R. Armstrong (M.A., Criminal Justice) The South Central Los Angeles Black Community’s Reaction to the Los Angeles Riot in 1992

1994:

Major Advisor:

  1. Sybil Davis Mayweather (M.A., Criminal Justice) Why Battered Women Stay with Their Abusive Partners?
  2. Emmanuel C. Onyeozili (M.A., Criminal Justice) Fear of Crime on Private Urban Historically Black College and University Campuses: A Survey of the Atlanta University Center Students

 Committee Member:

  1. Albert Berkoh (Ph.D., IAD) An Evaluation of the Primary Health Care System in Ghana: 1982-1992
  2. Donald Vest (Ph.D., IAD) Cultural Sensitive Advertisements in 1996 Olympics in Atlanta

1995-1996:

Major Advisor:

  1. Gwen Davenport (M.A., Criminal Justice) A Social Psychological Autopsy of a  Gang Member From a Southern Inner City
  2. Jacinda Turner Clark (M.A., Criminal Justice) Prison Riots: A Comparison of Three Major Riots in the United States: Attica, Santa Fe, and Atlanta
  3. Carl H. Walker (M.A., Public Administration, Greenwich University) The Design and Implementation of a Community Outreach Program for Senior Citizens

 Committee Member:

  1. James Usanga (Ph.D., Political Science)
  2. Sheila Herman Martin (Ph.D., Political Science) A Study of Feminism Among Incarcerated Women in Atlanta Pretrial Intervention

1997-08:

Major Advisor:

  1. Shobadevi Royala  (IAD), “Female Employment Under Changing Socio-Economic Conditions in India: A Study of Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy Districts from 1971-91.”
  2. Ranga Rao Sunkara (Ph,D.., Africana Woman Studies), Black Female Homicide Victims.
  3. Ike Mba (Ph.D., IAD), The Application of Pay-As-You-Earn Income Tax System in Nigeria: A Case Study of the Former Anambra State.
  4. Meigan Fields (Ph..D., IAD), Differential Occupation Structures Among Immigrants and the U. S. Population.
  5. Curtis Mckie (M.A., Criminal Justice), Towards an Understanding of Female Gangs in the United States.

 Committee Member:

  1. Florence Yvette Dunbar (M.A., Sociology), Family Background and Juvenile Delinquency.
  2. Renea  Cook (M.A., Criminal Justice), Poverty and Crime in the U.S.A.
  3. Vena Ruby Crishlow-Scales (Ph.D., Africana Women Studies), An Examination of Reproductive Rights Issues Among African American Adolescent Females.
  4. Ernest Alema-Mensah (Ph.D., IAD), Reproductive Decision-making Process among Married and Unmarried Women.
  5. Tommy Trippe (Ph.D., Political Science), A Comparative Analysis of the Drug Policies of the U. S. and the Netherlands.

1998-99:

Major Advisor:

  1. Charcella Green (Ph.D., Social Work) Causes and Preventive Strategies for School Dropouts Among African American Boys in Public Schools.
  2. Meigan Fields (Ph.D., IAD) Differential Occupation Structures Among Immigrants and the U. S. Population.

 Committee Member:

  1. Rosalyn Harper (Ph.D., Social Work), Job Satisfaction of Social Workers in Public Schools.
  2. Katrina Henderson(Ph. D., Social Work), Effects of Professional Social Workers on Public Schools.
  3. Christopher O. Weldon (M.A., Sociology), Examining Effects of Race of Offender and of Victim on Sentencing Decisions.
  4. Kawalie M. Fataki, III (Ph.D., IAD), The Effect of Celebrate Africa, A Cultural Workshop on Children and Teachers’ Knowledge of Africa and Teachers’ Instructional Behaviors.
  5. Onsomu Joab H. Onchonga (Ph.D., IAD) Educational Planning and Its Implications for the Rural and National Economic Development of Kenya: The Case of Nyanza Province
  6. Tommy Trippe (Ph.D., Political Science), A Comparative Analysis of the Drug Policies of the U. S. and the Netherlands.
  7. Ama Margo Giddens (M.A., Africana Women Studies) The Influence of Aparthied, Culture and Evolving Consciousness on the Self-Identity Among Xhosa Women in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  8. Hon. Judge Andrew J Hairston (M.A., Judicial Studies, University of Nevada, Reno) Evolution of DUI Laws in Georgia.

2000-02:

Major Advisor:

  1. Ezekiel I. Macham, (Ph. D., IAD) Farm Pesticide Policies: A Comparative Analysis of Selected Developing and Developed Nations
  2. Angela Owens (Ph. D., Social Work) A Phenomenological Study of Criminal Behavior Among Adult Males in the Federal Prison System: Implications of the Social Work Profession

Committee Member:

  1. James Usanga (Ph.D., Political Science), A Descriptive Case Study of the Strategic Security Plan Used in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games
  2. Victor King (M.A., Sociology) Black Coal Miners of the Southern Appalachia, 1890-1990

 International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Prof. Y. C. Simhadri, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) dissertation entitled Crimes in Developing Cities: Human Rights Perspective,  Berhampur University, Orissa, India.
  2. Dhruva Basawaraj Jyothi, Ph. D. dissertation in Sociology entitled Social Change Among Bedas: A Sociological Study,  Mangalore University, India.

2002-03:

International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Sundara Murthy, K. A Comparative Study of the Socio-economic Conditions of Untouchables in the Organized and Unorganized Labor Sector,  Ph. D. dissertation in Sociology, University of Mysore, India.
  1. M. R. Poornima, Legal Aid to Poor in Karnataka: A Sociological Study, Ph. D. dissertation, University of Mysore, India.
  2. J. Krishna Kumari, Sentencing in India: Law Policy and The Constitution, Ph. D. dissertation, Andhra University, India.
  3. Ram Samujh, Ph. D. dissertation in Law entitled Reservations In India: A Lego-Political Study, Nagpur University, India.

2003-05:

Committee Member:

Bassey Ndem (Ph.D., IAD) Alternative Models of Special Education: A Case of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria

 International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. L. Jayasree, Women Prisoners and Custodial Justice: A Study with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh, Ph.D. dissertation submitted to Acharya Nagarjuna University, India.
  2. Duggappa Kajekar, Ph.D. dissertation in Sociology entitled Kulas in Dakshina Kannada: A Sociological Study, Mangalore University, India.
  3. M. S. Shashikumar, Ph. D. dissertation in Sociology entitled  The Role of Sociological Factors in Agricultural Entrepreneurship in Karnataka, University of Mysore, India.  
  4. Dr. S. C. Hota, Doctor of Law (D. Litt.) degree dissertation entitled, Critical Study of Legislative Measures and Judicial Processes Relating to Environmental Protection in India with Special Reference to Water and Air, Berhampur University, Orissa, India.

2005-06:

Committee Member:

Cheryll R. Hardison-Dayton (Ph.D., AWS) Black Women Who Kill: A Study in Intimate Partner Homicide

 International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Dr. Bhavani Prasad Panda, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) dissertation entitled Study of the Human Rights Aspects of Development and Environment : Jurisprudential Trends for the Twenty-first Century,  Berhampur University, Orissa, India.
  2. P. T. Abraham, doctoral dissertation in Sociology entitled, A Sociological Study of the Socio-economic Background of Open University Students, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, India.

 2006-07 (Fall on Sabbatical):

Committee Member:

Gary L. White (Ph.D., Social Work) A Study of Factors That Influence Parental Involvement Among African American Un-Wed Fathers in Georgia

 International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. P. Ravisekhara Raju, doctoral dissertation in Law entitled Socio-economic Offenses: A Study with Special Reference to the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India.
  2. K. R. Prasanna Kumar, doctoral dissertation in Sociology entitled, A Study of Socio-economic and Environmental Status of Tribes of Agali Watershed in Attapaddy Valley, Kerala, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore, India.
  3. P. Ravisekhara Raju, Ph. D. dissertation in Law entitled, Socio-economic Offenses: A Study with Special Reference to the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Acharya Nagarjuna University, India.

 Officiating Examiner:

Mrs. Tejaswi Pothuri for M.B.A. distant learning program, on behalf of the University of Pune, India in August-September 2006 and January-February 2007.

2007-09:

Committee Member:

Celeste White, (Ph.D., Political Science) Electoral Participation Among Black Women in Georgia: A Comparative Analysis of Atlanta and Keysville

International Doctoral Dissertations

  1. Dr. Subhas Chandra Hota, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) dissertation in Law entitled Critical Study of Legislative Measures and Judicial Processes Relating to Environmental Protection in India with Special Reference to Water and Air,  Berhampur University, Orissa, India.
  2. K.V. Ravi Kumar, doctoral dissertation in Law entitled, Promotion and Protection of Human Rights: A Study with Special Reference to the Supreme Court, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

 2016   

Committee Member:

Tenora Simonez (Ed. D.), Georgia Southern University) Remedial Education Programs and Student Success: Perceptions of Faculty and Administrators at HBCUs.

 International Doctoral Dissertations:

Ganti Satyathi, doctoral dissertation in Women’s Studies entitled, Empowerment of Women and Its Consequences on Reproductive Health in Rural India, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

TEACHING

Spring 1985

CJA 507    Statistics

CJA 617  Understanding Computers

CJA 618    Learnings Contracts I and II

Summer 1985

CJA 510    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 615    Logic of Management

 Fall 1985

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 710/SOW 912 Consolidated Research Methods (with Attah)

CJA 523    Criminal Justice Analysis Approach

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Spring 1986

CJA 510    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 805    Thesis Research

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Summer 1986

CJA 507/SOC 504 Statistics

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

 Fall 1986

CJA 523    Criminal Justice Analysis Approach

CJA 526    Justice Topics

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Spring 1987

CJA 504    Research Methods

CJA 507    Statistics I

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 613    Independent Study

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Summer 1987

CJA 507    Statistics I

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 574    Advanced Research Methods

CJA 613    Independent Study

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Fall 1987

CJA 504/SOC 503 Research Methods

SOW 912 Research Methods for Social Workers

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 613    Independent Study

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Spring 1988

CJA 703/SOC 703 Advanced Statistics

CJA 613    Independent Study

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Summer 1988

CJA 507    Statistics I

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Fall 1988

CJA 518    Juvenile Delinquency and Juv. Justice

CJA 504/ PAD 519 Research Methods

CJA 574    Directed Research

CJA 610    Finance and Resource Management

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Spring 1989

CJA 512    Advanced Criminology

CJA 507    Statistics I

CJA 518    Juvenile Delinquency and Juv. Justice

PAD 519 Research Methods

 Summer 1989

CJA 703    Advanced Statistics

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Fall 1989

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519 Research Methods

CJA 507    Statistics I

CJA 519    Practicum

CJA 518    Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

Spring 1990

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519 Research Methods

CJA 703/SOC 703 Statistics II

CJA 519    Practicum

Summer 1990

CJA 510    Finance Management

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Fall 1990

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519 Research Methods

IAD 8337/CJA 507/SOC 505 Statistics I

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Spring 1991

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519 Research Methods

CJA 703/SOC 703/IAD 502 Statistics II

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Summer 1991

CJA 510    Finance Management

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Fall 1991

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519Research Methods

CJA 507/SOC 505 Statistics I

CJA 571    Current trends and Issues in Criminal Justice

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

 Spring 1992

CJA 504/SOC 503/PAD 519/ IAD 501 Research Methods

CJA 703/SOC 703/IAD 502 Statistics II

CJA 519    Practicum

Summer 1992

CJA 510  Fiscal Management

CJA 617    Understanding Computers

Fall 1992

CJA504/SOC 503/PAD 519/IAD 501 Research Methods

CJA 507/SOC 505 Statistics I

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

Spring 1993

CJA504/SOC 503/PAD 519/IAD 501 Research Methods

CJA 703    Statistics II

CJA 805    Thesis Research

Fall 1993

CJA 510    Fiscal Management

CJA 519    Practicum

CJA 801    Thesis Consultation

 Spring 1994

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 703 Statistics II

CJA 801 Thesis Consultation

 Fall 1994

CJA 510 Finance and Resource Management

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 801 Thesis Consultation

 Spring 1995

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 703 Statistics II

CJA 801 Thesis Consultation

 Fall 1995

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 805 Thesis Research

 Spring 1996

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 805 Thesis Research

CJA 801 Thesis Consultation

 Fall 1996

Sabbatical – U.G.C. Visiting Professor to India.

 Spring 1997

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 703 Statistics-II

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

 Fall 1997

CJA 504 Research Methods

CJA 507 Statistics-I

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

CJA 805 Thesis Research

 Spring 1998

CJA 504 Research Methods

CJA 703 Statistics-II

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

CJA 805 Thesis Research

 Fall 1998

CJA 504 Research Methods

CJA 507 Statistics-I

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

Spring 1999

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 703 Statistics-II

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

 Fall 1999

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 507 Statistics-I

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

 Spring 2000

CJA 613 Independent Study

CJA 703 Statistics-II

CJA 519 Practicum

CJA 425 Field Experience

 Fall 2001

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 503    Research Methods

SCJ 505    Statistics – I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SSW 587    Evaluation of SW Practice

 Spring 2002

 SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 613    Independent Study

SOC 334    Statistics in Social Research

 Fall 2002

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 503    Research Methods

SCJ 505    Statistics – I

SCJ 519    Practicum

Spring 2003

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 613    Independent Study

 Fall 2003

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 503    Research Methods

SCJ 505    Statistics – I

SCJ 519    Practicum

 Spring 2004

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 613    Independent Study

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

SCJ 805    Thesis Research

 Fall 2004

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 503    Research Methods

SCJ 505    Statistics – I

SCJ 519    Practicum

 Spring 2005

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 514    Law Enforcement Admn.

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

 Fall 2005

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 503    Research Methods

SCJ 505    Statistics – I

SCJ 519    Practicum

 Spring 2006

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

SSW 911    Evaluation Research & Multivariate Statistics

 Fall 2006 (Sabbatical)

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

 Spring 2007

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

 Fall 2007

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 503    Statistics-I

SCJ 505    Research Methods I

 Spring 2008

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

SCJ 490    Independent Study (UG)

SCJ 613    Independent Study (G)

 Fall 2008

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 503    Statistics-I

SCJ 505    Research Methods I

 Spring 2009

SCJ 425    Internship I

SCJ 519    Practicum

SCJ 603    Advanced Statistics

SCJ 504    Research Methods II

SCJ 490    Independent Study (UG)

SCJ 215    Introduction to Sociology

SCJ 218    Contemporary Social Problems

SCJ 516    Juvenile Justice

 Fall 2009

SOCI 1101/5    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2    Cultural Diversity

SOCI 2008/3    Cultural Diversity

SOCI 2008/5    Cultural Diversity                        

Spring 2010

 SOCI 1101/3    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2    Cultural Diversity

SOCI 2008/4    Cultural Diversity

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

BUSA 3213     Stat for Bus & Econ

BUSA 3213/2     Stat for Bus & Econ                               

 Summer 2010

 SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/2    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2    Cultural Diversity

BUSA 3213     Stat for Bus & Econ                         

Fall 2010

SOCI 1101/3    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/5    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/9    Cultural Diversity

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

BUSA 3213/2     Stat for Bus & Econ                            

Spring 2011

SOCI 1101/5    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/6    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/7    Introduction to Sociolog

SOWK 4132/1     Social Research Seminar

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

BUSA 3213/2     Stat for Bus & Econ

 Summer 2011

SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/2    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2    Cultural Diversity

BUSA 3213     Stat for Bus & Econ                               

Fall 2011

SOCI 1101/3    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/5    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 3015/1    Urban Sociology

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

BUSA 3213/2     Stat for Bus & Econ

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship           

Spring 2012

SOCI 1101/6    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/7    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

SOWK 4132/1     Social Research Seminar

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

BUSA 3213/2     Stat for Bus & Econ

SOCI 4000     Independent Study

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship               

Summer 2012

SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/2    Introduction to Sociology

SOWK4131/1    Intro to Research

BUSA 3213/1    State for Bus & Econ

Fall 2012

SOCI 4100/1    Deviance

SOCI 4073/1     Social Psychology

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4132/1     Research Seminar

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship

Spring 2013

SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

SOWK 4132/1     Social Research Seminar

BUSA 3213/1     Stat for Bus & Econ

SOCI 3010       Cultural Anthropology

SOCI 4010       Sociology of Family

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship

Summer 2013

SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/2    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2     Cultural Diversity 

Fall 2013

SOCI 1101/3    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOCI 2012         Intro to Anthropology

SOCI 3035         Gender Studies

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship

SOSC 4000         Independent Study 

Spring 2014

SOCI 1101/WH      Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

SOWK 4132/1        Social Research Seminar

SOCI 3010         Cultural Anthropology

SOCI 4200/1        Applied Sociology/Internship

Summer 2014

SOCI 1101/1    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101/2    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2008/2     Cultural Diversity

SOWK 4132     Intro to Social Research

Fall 2014

SOCI 1101/3    Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOCI 4132/1    Social Research Seminar

SOWK 4132/1     Social Research Seminar

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship

SOSC 4000         Social Science Seminar 

Spring 2015

SOCI 3015/WH  Urban Sociology

SOWK 4132/1     Social Research Seminar

SOCI 3035/1       Gender Studies

SOCI 4200/1       Applied Sociology/Internship

Fall 2015

SOCI 3010/1    Cultural Anthropology

SOCI 4010/1     Sociology of Family

SOCI 4073/1     Social Psychology

SOCi 4100/1     Deviance

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship 

Spring 2016

SOCI 3035/1    Gender Studies

SOWK 4132/1        Social Research Seminar

SOCI 4132/1        Social Research Seminar

SOSC 4000/1          Social Science Seminar

SOCI 4200/1           Applied Sociology/Internship

Fall 2016

SOCI 1101/3    Intro to Sociology

SOCI 20121      Intro to Anthropology

SOCI 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

SOWK 4131/1    Intro to Social Research

CRJU  3060/1     Research Methods in CJ

SOCI 4200/1     Applied Sociology/Internship

SOSC 4000/1     Seminar in Social Science                             

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/LECTURES

Panelist, “Hoes and Homos: African American Males Through the Lens of Reality Television in the Era of President Obama,” at the annual meetings of Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA February 1-3, 2012.

Moderator and Panelist, “Congressional Progressive Caucus Agenda: Challenges and Opportunities for 2012 Elections,” at the annual meetings of Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA February 1-3, 2012.

Chaired panel on Violence at the annual meetings of the Southern Demographic Association, October 18-22, 2011, Tallahassee, Florida.

Panelist, Race in Obama Administrations, at the annual conference of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, February 14-19, 2011.

Panelist, Role of Technology in the Obama Presidential Campaign, at the Annual Meetings of Association for Race, Gender, and Class, New Orleans, LA, February 18-20, 2009.

Panelist, Racial Identity: Does it Matter Under Obama Presidency? at the Annual Meetings of Association for Race, Gender, and Class, New Orleans, LA, February 18-20, 2009.

Chair, Criminal Justice Panel 6, Annual Meetings of Criminal Justice Association of Georgia, November 12-14, 2009.

Participant, Planning Committee meeting of Annual Meetings of the Georgia Sociological Association, October 29-30, 2009.

Panelist, 5-member resource person panel On your mark and Get Ready for Research Planning! Speak Out on the Challenges, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned on Research and Publishing, Southern University,  Baton Rouge, LA April 24-27, 2009.

Presider,  Session on Criminal Justice Mechanisms at the 72nd annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA, April 1-4, 2009.

Panelist, Grant Writing Workshop, Georgia State University, Atlanta, June 3-5, 2008.

Panelist, Research on Involvement of Minority-Serving Institutions in International Education—The Research Methodology, Survey Instrument, and Evolving Findings, UNCFSP-DIAD Conference on Accelerating US Minority and Global South Institutions Involvement in Global Affairs, Washington, D.C., August 15-17, 2007.

Moderator, DuBois Institute Spring Conference Panel on Black Business After Katrina in New Orleans, Clark Atlanta University, Thursday, April 6, 2006.

Panelist,  UNCFSP International Development Partnership Activity Review Panel for three initiatives: Strengthening Higher Education for War-torn and Democratizing Nations, HIV/AIDS and Family/Community Support, and Documentation of Presence for Policy Impact, Washington, D.C., February 8-9, 2006.

Chair, Plenary Session on Reform in the Judicial System, W.E. B. DuBois Institute of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy, 4th Annual Spring Conference, April 7-8, 2005.

Moderator, W. E. B. DuBois Lecture Series on The Patriot Act: Its Implications for Civil Liberties and African Americans, presented by Rep. Cynthia Ann McKinney, February 9, 2004.

Conducted several DLITE (Distance Learning and Instructional Technology) workshops on SPSS  (July 6 & 11, 2001; October 8, 2001; February 16, April 3 & 29, October 11 & 22; November 6 & 19, 2002; January 21 and March 24, 2003).

Southern Sociological Society, Nashville, TN., April 1999.

Comprehensive Endorsement Development Program Workshop held at Clark Atlanta University, the

Science Research Center, April 13, 1999.

Guest of Politically Speaking, TV show hosted by Dr. William Boone for WCLK, October 1, 1998.

Crossing the Color Line: Exploring Race and Justice, sponsored jointly by Clark Atlanta University and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, September 24-26, 1998. Moderator of the plenary session: Teach-in Leaders Reports.

Faculty Training Workshop for Windows Based Testing Systems, conducted by the Center for Instructional Technology, Clark Atlanta University, July 30-August 2, 1998.

Imperative 2000: Undergraduate Instructional Reform at Clark Atlanta University, December 5-6, 1997.

Technology in Teaching: A Blessing or a Curse? the eleventh symposium sponsored by the University     Center in Georgia, Clayton College and State University, Morrow, Georgia, February 28, 1997.

The D.U.I Offender in the U.S.: A Generalized Deviant Model for Southern White Male, Invited speaker for the Academic Staff College and Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Law School, Andhra University, India , August 1, 1996.

Project Redirection for Youth: A Model Youth Service Programme, Invited speaker for the  National Service Scheme (NSS), Department of Social Work, Andhra University, India, Sep. 26, 1996.

Gender Bias in the U.S.A. Invited speaker for the Population Research Centre, Andhra University, India , Sept., 27, 1996.

Academic Institutions and Teaching Practices n the U.S. Invited speaker for the Academic Staff College, Andhra University, India, Nov. 30, 1996.

Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System, Invited speaker for the Research Forum, T.L.N.Sabha Hall, Andhra University, India, October 7, 1996.

Library Security: An Interactive Approach, Invited speaker for staff members of Sri V.S.Krishna Memorial Library, Andhra University, India, November 26, 1996.

Acculturation and Integration patterns among Indians who settled in America, Invited speaker for the Dept. of Anthropology, Andhra University, India, November 29, 1996.

Information Technology, Invited speaker for the Dept. of Library and Information Sciences, Andhra University, India, December 5, 1996.

Police – Community Relations: Their Status and Need in Contemporary Society, Invited speaker for the Academic Staff College, Andhra University, India, December 10, 1996.

Teaching Methods in the U.S. Vs. India, Invited speaker for Academic Staff College, Andhra University, India, December 11, 1996.

Environmental Criminology, Invited speaker for the Department of Environmental Sciences, Andhra University, India, December 12, 1996.

Social Aspects of Indians who settled in America: An Intergenerational Comparison, Invited speaker for the Academic Staff College, Andhra University, India, December 13, 1996.

Prospectus for Sociology in 21st Century, Invited speaker for the Department of Sociology, Andhra University, India, December 18, 1996.

Legal Research: A Hands-on Approach for Empirical Study, Invited speaker for Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Law School, Andhra University, India, December 19, 1996.

Rising Horizons “Jump Start” Meeting, Sponsored by Health Care Financial Administration (HCFA), Dallas, Texas, June 18-20, 1996.

Rites of Passage Cross-site Evaluation Meeting, Sponsored by Center for Substance Abuse and Prevention, July 14-17, 1996.

A National Conference on Family and Community Violence Prevention, Sponsored by Minority Males Consortium of Central State University, Ohio.  Atlanta, October 1-3, 1995.

Sponsored A Violence Symposium: What Can You Do to Stop the Violence jointly with the Morehouse School of Medicine, the Georgia Department of Corrections, and Morris Brown College, August 10-11, 1995.

SPSS for Windows, Faculty and Staff Training Workshop conducted for the Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, June 13-14, 1995.

Roundtable on President’s Initiatives to HBCUs, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Justice, May 23, 1995.

Invited Speaker, “Quantitative Data Analysis for Social Research,” Africana Women Studies series, May 2, 1995.

National Conferences on Strategies by HBCUs to Prevent Violence in African-American Communities, North Charleston, South Carolina, October 23-25, 1994.

SPSS for Windows, Faculty and Staff Training Workshop conducted for the Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, June 11, 1994.

Invited Speaker, Atlanta Quality Life Services, April 25, 1994.

Invited Speaker, “Combating Violence in the African-American Community,” CAU Community Day Forum, March 21, 1994.

SPSS/PC+, Faculty and Staff Training Workshop conducted for the Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, June 11, 1993.

Microsoft Windows 3.0, Faculty and Staff Training Workshop conducted for the Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, June 4, 1993.

American Statistical Association – Atlanta Chapter, Cross Examination of Data, Athens, Georgia, April 23 -24, 1993.

Institute for East West Studies, IEWS European Center in Atlanta, Atlanta, September 21-22, 1993.

CDC and ATSDR Symposium on Statistical Methods, Atlanta, Jan 26-27, 1993.

The American Society of Public Administration’s Georgia Chapter luncheon, December 18, 1991.

Microsoft Windows 3.0, Faculty and Staff Training Workshop conducted for the Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, June 5, 1991.

Academic Information Systems, Sponsored by IBM, Atlanta, November 1-2, 1989.

Quality Control in a Multivariate World, American Statistical Association  – Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, October 24, 1989.

Computer Workshops (Lotus-123, Instructional Support System, SPSSPC+) Center for Academic Computing, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga., April 7-16, 1989.

Bureau of Justice Statistics Workshop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 25 – August 19,  1988.

Statistical Methodology in Public Health: CDC Perspectives, American Statistical Association – Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, November 7, 1987.

Symposium on Building Family Strengths, Arkansas State University, April 24, 1987.

Methods and Statistics Workshop sponsored by Wadsworth Publishing Company at the Southern Sociology Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, April 10, 1987.

The Dilemma of Survey Courses in Statistics: Width, Depth or Nothing, American Statistical Association – Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, March 23, 1987.

Time Series Analysis, American Statistical Association – Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, March 4, 1987.

Revision of the Consumer Price Index, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Atlanta, March 5-6, 1987.

RESPONSIBILITY – A Community Based Approach to Delinquency Prevention and Treatment, Atlanta, February 25-27, 1987.

National Juvenile Restitution Training Seminar, by the U. S. Department of Justice, Atlanta, April 6-9, 1986.

Directional Management Workshop, conducted by the Organizational Services Corporation, Atlanta, August 23-25, 1985.

Summer Research Educational Program, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, June 4-6, 1985.

Workshop on World Fertility Survey, International Institute of Population Sciences, India, May   2-24, 1979.

Demographic and Socio-economic Aspects of Children in India, International Institute of Population Sciences, India, February 1979.

G. C. Workshop on Sociology, Andhra University, Waltair, India, January 1976.

CONSULTANCIES

Bishop State and Community College. Mobile Alabama, 2010.

Southern University of Baton Rouge, LA, 2009-10.

United Negro College Fund, 2003-

Henry County Life Decision Program, 1997-98.

Self Actualization Inc., 1995-99.

The Carter Center, 1995.

Greenwich University, Hawaii, 1994-present.

Rehabilitation Exposure, Inc. 1995.

Georgia Department of Corrections, 1994-98.

National Institute of Health (NIH), 1994 – present.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1999-present.

National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc., 1993.

University Community Development Corporation, 1991 – 99.

Academic Computing Center, Clark Atlanta University, 1990 – present.

Georgia Department of Human Resources, Evaluation of Street Team AIDS Risk Reduction (STARR) Program, 1988, $20,000.

Frank Argenbright, Inc., Atlanta, GA., 1984 – 1988.

Metropolitan Atlanta Crime Commission, Municipal Court Study, 1987-88,  –$50,000.

Department of Sociology, Atlanta University, Black Belt Study, June-September, 1987 –$250,000.

Department of Sociology, Atlanta University, Stress and Coping with Family Caregiving, June – December, 1987  –$100,000.

Community Relations Service (CRS), The Cuban and Haitian Refugee Law Enforcement Research Project, 1986-87 –$100,000.

Fulton County Board Of Education, Atlanta, GA., 1985.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

National Criminal Justice Association

Southern Criminal Justice Association

Metropolitan Atlanta Crime Commission

Georgia Sociological Association

Association for Social and Behavioral Sciences

Midwestern Criminal Justice Association

Southwestern Economic Association

Mid-South Academy of Economists

Alpha Kappa Delta, Honorary Sociological Society

Mid-South Sociological Society

Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists

Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association

Canadian Population Society

Population Reference Bureau

American Sociological Association

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

American Society of Criminology

American Statistical Association

Mississippi Council of Family Relations

Southern Sociological Society

Southern Regional Demographers Group

Population Association of America

International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, India.

International Association for the Study of Organized Crime

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

Fort Valley State University

Chair, Faculty Handbook Task Force, 2016.

SACSCOC-5th Year Compliance Certification subcommittee for 3.3.1.1 – Educational Programs to include student learning outcomes, 2015-2016.

SACSCOC-5th Year Compliance Certification subcommittee for 3.4.11 – Program Coordinators, Curriculum Development & Review, 2015-2016.

Chair, K-12 Sociology Standards Review Committee, University System of Georgia, July-August, 2015.

Co-chair of B-P-R-B Colloquium 2015, 2016.

Research Day Planning Committee, Spring 2015.

Chair, Nominations Committee for College of Arts and Sciences Promotions and Tenure Committee,2014, 2015, 2016.

Chair, Nominations Committee for the Institutional Level Promotions and Tenure Committee, 2014, 2015.

Regents Academic Advisory Committee for Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 2014-present.

Chair, FVSU College of Arts and Sciences Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2014.

Carl Vinson Institute of Government – Workplace Climate Survey Committee, Jan 2014-

Presidential Inauguration Committee, 2014.

Academic Review Task Force (a.k.a. Low Producing Program Elimination & Merger Committee), 2013-2014.

Search Committee for Provost and VPAA,  FVSU, October 2013-December 2013.

Promotion & Tenure Review Group of FVSU, Fall 2013.

Coordinator, Honorary Doctorate Degree for Prime Minister Kenny Anthony, Sept. 2013.

University Leadership Council, Aug. 2013- May 2014.

Faculty Staff Institute Planning Committee, July 2013.

Presidential Welcome Reception Committee, 2013.

Presidential Search and Screening Committee (PSSC) at the appointment by the Board of Regents, March-July 2013.

College of Arts and Sciences Special Committee (to resolve faculty plagiarism concerns) January-March, 2013.

Faculty Senate representative for Behavioral Sciences Dept. (2012-2014).

President of the Faculty Senate, FVSU (2012-2014).

Promotions and Tenure Committee for College of Arts and Sciences (2012-2013).

Assessment Coordinator of the Behavioral Sciences Department, 2011- present.

Committee on Community Prevention and Wellness Initiatives to work with Morehouse School of Medicine, 2010.

Comprehensive Program Review Committee, 2010-

Judge for BPRB Undergraduate Student Paper Competition, 2010.

Search Committee for Faculty Position in Sociology, 2010.

Committee on Community Prevention and Wellness Initiatives with Morehouse school of Medicine, 2010.

Search Committee Chair for Coordinator/Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling and Case Management, 2009.

Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling. 2009.

Clark Atlanta University

University Compliance Committee, 2007-08

Promotions and Tenure Committee, 2006-09.

Institutional Review Team, 2004

Senate Committee on Information and Technology, 1999-2001

Instructional Technology Council, 1997-99

University Senate Committee on Community, 1995-97.

Faculty Development Committee, 1995.

Ad Hoc Faculty Committee on Student Assessment of Courses, School of Arts and Sciences, 1995.

Evaluation Planning Committee, 1992.

Curriculum Committee, 1991- 1993.

Task Force on Africana Women’s Studies, 1990 – 1993.

Africana Women’s Studies Lecture Series/Conference Committee, 1993.

Africana Women’s Studies Advisory Committee, 1993 – present.

Council on International Programs, 1990-present.

Fringe Benefits Committee, 1990-91.

University Development Corporation, 1990-91.

Co-chair, Streets and Environments Sub-committee of UCDC, 1990-91.

American Friends Service Committee, 1990-91.

AT&T Equipment Donation Committee, Atlanta University Center, 1989.

Departmental Coordinator for Self-Study Long Range Planning Report, 1989-1990.

Departmental Coordinator for Educational Programs Committee (EPC), 1988-1989.

Departmental Coordinator for Library Book Orders, 1988-91.

Member of Academic Freedom Committee, 1988-89.

Convenor, Graduate Admissions and Completion Requirements Subcommittee of Institutional Self-Study Reaccreditation, 1987-89.

Member of Atlanta University Faculty Assembly, 1985-present.

Advisory Board Member, Cuban Residential Program, 1985-86.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Interviewed by Ryan Katz, the American RadoWorks on HBCUs background for a national radio documentary, on April 1, 2015.

Interviewed by Kenneth Jost, contributor for CQ (Congressional Quarterly) Researcher, and I was extensively cited in its Dec. 12, 2003 issue on Black Colleges: Do They Still Have An Important Role? Vol. 13, no. 43, pp. 1045-1068.

Interviewed on FGTV on May 3, 1999 about Project Redirection.

Interviewed by Lee Lawrence, a staff reporter of The Christian Science Monitor and extensively quoted in an article entitled, “Our Choice? A Black College,” which was published on Tuesday, March 2, 1999, pp.15,20-21.

Served as discussant for the session on Substance Use, Victimization, and Inequality in African American Communities at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Richmond, Virginia, April 1996.

Tutored several doctoral students in Social Work program on Saturdays to help them understanding statistics and prepared them for comprehensive examinations.

Developed methodology to evaluate the Drug Elimination Program (PEARL) for Fulton County Public Housing Department, 1995.

Member of Governing Counsel, Addiction Training Center of Morehouse School of Medicine, 1993- present.

Fifth Annual Conference on College Teaching and Training, Jacksonville, Florida,  April 6 – 9, 1994.

Behavioral and Neurosciences Special Emphasis Panel, National Institute of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD,  March 3-5 1994.

Coordinated the Historic Event of Georgia Supreme Court Hearings on Clark Atlanta University campus (in conjunction with the Black History Month), February 16, 1993.

Chaired the session on “Demography,” at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Chattanooga, TN, April 1993.

Presided over the refereed roundtable session on “Quantitative Methods,” at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Chattanooga, TN, April 1993.

Chairman of the Institutional Review Board, Georgia Department of Children and Youth Services, 1992-94.

Floor Manager at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC), New Orleans, LA, November 4-7, 1992.

Member of The Atlanta Police Department Training Advisory Council, 1992 – present.

Advisor, Student Chapter of the National United Law Enforcement Officers Association, Inc., 1992 to present.

Assisted in the Anti-Discrimination Education Project, Georgia Department of Human Resources,  December 1992 – January 1993.

Coordinated the Historic Event of Georgia Court of Appeals’ Hearings on Clark Atlanta University campus,  October 4 , 1991.

Member of the National Community Leaders Program, The Population Institute, Washington, D.C., 1985 to present.

Member of  the Inter Organizational Committee, American Society of Criminology.

Chair, International Mortality Patterns, American Statistical Association Convention, San Francisco, August 1987.

Member of the Local Arrangements Committee for the American Society of Criminology Meetings, Atlanta, October 1986.

Chair, Economics of Crime, Southwestern Federation  of Administrative Disciplines.

Participated in membership drive efforts for Mid-South Criminal Justice Association, 1985.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Sentencing Jurisprudence in India, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, (with A. Lakshminath), forthcoming.

Intrafamilial Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Phenomenological Study of Counselors’ Experiences. Lake Charles, LA: Green Legacy Publishing, 2017 (with Bridget Holyfield-Moss).

Career Tech Courses vs. Core Academic Courses: An Assessment for High School Completion. Lake Charles, LA: Green Legacy Publishing, 2017 (with Davida Curtis).

Electoral Participation Among Black Women in Georgia: A Comparative Analysis of Atlanta and Keysville, LA: Green Legacy Publishing, 2016 (with Celeste White and Gerry White).

Understanding Parental Involvement Among African American Unwed Fathers: A Strengths Perspective, Lake Charles, LA: Green Legacy Publishing, 2016 (with Gerry White and Celeste White).

The Impact of Service-Oriented Actions on African American Male School Suspensions, Lake Charles, LA: Green Legacy Publishing, 2016 (with Anita McMurtry).

Poison Ivy: A Social-Psychological Typology of Deviant Professors and Administrators in American Higher Education, Bloomington, IN: Universe, Inc., 2010 (with Julian Roebuck).

Criminal Justice Issues and the African-American Community, DuBois Silver Spring, MD: The Beckham Publications Group, Inc., 2008.

Voices From Prison: An Ethnographic Analysis of Black Male Prisoners, Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc., 2004 (with Angela Owens and Ashwin Vyas).

The Southern Subculture of Drinking and Driving: A Generalized Deviance Model for The Southern White Male, New York: Garland Publishing Inc., May 1996 (with Julian Roebuck).

Hstorically Black Colleges and Universities: Their Place in American Higher Education, New York: Praeger, September 1993 (with Julian Roebuck). *cited as persuasive authority in a brief to the United States Supreme Court in the decision of Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306, June 2003*

Book Chapters

Chapter 17: HIV/AIDS: A Survey of Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behavior in Post War Liberia,” Pp.    . In:  Nazrul Hoque, Beverly Pecotte, and MaryMcGehee (Eds.). Applied Demography and Public Health in the 21st Century, Vol.8, Springer publications, 2017.

“Chapter Three: Crime and Justice: Remorse, Redemption & Recovery After Katrina.” Pp. 29-52. In: Lisa A. Eargle & Ashraf Esmail (eds.) Revival, Redemption, Recovery & Resilience: The Gulf Coast Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans, LA: Green Legacy Publications (with Ronald Hughley), 2016.

Stigmatization and Stigma Management,” In: Sherwood Thompson (ed.) Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. Pp. 697-702, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015.

“Give Us the Ballot! Gaining Enfranchisement in Mobile, Alabama: 1944-1950.” In Earl Right II & Edward V. Wallace (eds.) The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology, Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015, pp. 253-270 (with Timothy Broughton).

“Hurricane Sandy As Compared to Hurricane Katrina: Politics of Access to Federal Relief,” In: Lisa Eargle and Ashraf Esmail (Eds.) Savage Sand and Surf: The Hurricane Sandy Disaster, Pp.141-149, University Press of America, 2015 (with Jimmy McCamey, Jr.).

“The Actions of the Criminal Justice System as a Disaster Precipitant: The1992 Los Angeles Riot and the Lessons Ignored in the 2014 Ferguson Riot.,” In: Dee Harper and Kelly Frailing (Eds.) Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster, 3rd edition, Carolina Academic Press, 2015, pp. 277-313 (with Julian Roebuck).

“Crime and Justice: Remorse, Redemption & Recovery After Katrina.” Pp. 283-302. In: Jean Ait Belkhir, George L. Amedee & Christiane Charlemaine (eds.) New Orleans for Whom and What? RGC Book Series 2015. New Orleans, LA: Southern University of New Orleans (with Ronald Hughley).

“Maternal Health and Maternal Mortality in Post War Liberia:  A Survey Analysis,” In: Nazrul Hoque, Mary McGhee and Benjamin Bradshaw (eds.) Applied Demography and Public Health, Vol. 3, Pp. 189-212 Springer publications, 2013 (with Jimmy McCamey).

Voting and Race.” In: Charles Gallagher and Cameron Lippard (eds.), Race and Racism in the United States: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia. Vol. IV, Pp.1306-1308. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc. (with Jimmy McCamey).

“Voter ID requirements.” In: Charles Gallagher and Cameron Lippard (eds.), Race and Racism in the United States: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia. Vol. IV, Pp.1304-1306. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc. (with Jimmy McCamey).

“Florida Effect” In: Charles Gallagher and Cameron Lippard (eds.), Race and Racism in the United States: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia. Vol. II, Pp.447-449. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc., (with Jimmy McCamey).

“The Actions of the Criminal Justice System as a Disaster Precipitant: The1992 Los Angeles Riot.,” In: Dee Harper and Kelly Frailing (Eds.) Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster, 2nd edition, Carolina Academic Press, 2012, pp. 233-261 (with Julian Roebuck).

“Survival Management Becomes Educational Autocracy,” In: Vann Newkirk (ed.) New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, pp. 97-120 (with Julius Scipio).

“Continuing the Fiefdom: A Matter of Governance,” In: Vann Newkirk (ed.) New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, pp. 123-144.

“Compliance and Accreditation: Pressures and Challenges,” In: Vann Newkirk (ed.) New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, pp. 145-168 (with Julius Scipio).

“Going Global: The International Focus,” In: Vann Newkirk (ed.) New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, pp.169-185.

“Private vs. Public: The Politics of Access with Opportunity,” In: Vann Newkirk (ed.) New Life for Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A 21st Century Perspective, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, pp. 70-96 (with Meigan Fields).

“Characteristics of Afro-Descendants in Mexico: A Survey of Costa Chica Area of the Oaxaca and Guerrero States,” In: Nazrul Hoque and David Swanson (eds.) Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Demography in 21st Century, Vol.2, pp. 111-153, Springer publications, 2012 (with Jehad Yasin).

“District of Columbia,” In: Alton Hornby (Ed.) Black America: A State by State Encyclopedia, August 2011: 149-167, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO (with Carl H. Walker).

“The 1992 Los Angeles Riot and Criminal Justice Response,” In: Dee Wood Harper and Kelley Frailing, (eds.) Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster, Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2010: 193-215 (with Julian Roebuck).

“The African-American Perspective: W.E.B. Du Bois and the American Criminal Justice System.” In: Komanduri S. Murty (Ed.), Criminal Justice Issues and the African-American Community, DuBois Silver Spring, MD: The Beckham Publications Group, Inc., 2008: 1-25 (with Vandana Murty).

“Capital Punishment: Helping or Hurting?” In: Komanduri S. Murty (Ed.), Criminal Justice Issues and the African-American Community, DuBois Silver Spring, MD: The Beckham Publications Group, Inc., 2008: 83-90 (with Vandana Murty).

“Howard University.” In: Steven A. Reich (Ed.), Encyclopedia of The Great Black Migration. New York: Greenwood Press, May 2006.

“Darwin and India.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006: 682-84 (with Ashwin Vyas).

“India and Evolution.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006:1274-78 (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Monogamy.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006: 1618-19 (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Ethology.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006: 866-68 (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Cultural Constraints.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006: 626-27  (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Cultural Traits.” In: H. James Birx (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006: 633-35  (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Reservation Policy and Affirmative Action Program: A Comparative Analysis,” In: D. S. Prakasa Rao (Ed.), Dr. Lakshminath’s Festschrift Volume on Constitutional Jurisprudence, pp. 463-494, Visakhapatnam, India: Andhra University Press, 2002 (with Ram Samujh).

“The Black Community’s Reactions to the 1992 Los Angeles Riot,” In: Jack Levin and Arnold Arluke (Eds.), Sociology: Snapshots and Portraits of Society, pp. 336-341, Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1996 (with Julian Roebuck and Gloria Armstrong).

“The Strip Search,” In: Marilyn D. McShane and Frank P. Williams III (Eds.), Encyclopedia of American Prisons, pp. 418-420, New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1996.

“The Juvenile Justice System and Black Atlantans,” In: Bob Holmes (Ed.) The Status of Black Atlanta 1993, pp. 105-121. The Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia  (with Bob Holmes).

“Marielitos, Cuban Detainees and the Atlanta Riot: A Study in Social and Personal Identity,” In Norman Denzin (Ed) Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 14, pp. 239-268, Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 1993  (with Julian Roebuck, Renaldo Smith).

“An Analysis of Crisis Calls by Battered Women in the City of Atlanta,” In: Emilio C. Viano (Ed.) Intimate Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, pp 61-70, Washington, D.C.: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1992 (with Julian Roebuck).

“Criminal Justice,” In: Bob Holmes and Gretchen Maclachlan (Eds.) Georgia Legislative Review 1992, pp. 22-32, The Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992.

“Criminal Justice,” In: Bob Holmes and Gretchen Maclachlan (Eds.) Georgia Legislative Review: 1991, pp. 70-76, The Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991.

“Creative Triangulation: Toward a Methodology for Studying Social Types,” In: Norman Denzin (Ed.) Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 11, pp. 103-127. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 1990 (with Mark Hickson and Julian Roebuck).

“Regional Migration Differentials in Mississippi: 1950-1970”, In: Ronald C. Wimberly (Ed.) Rural Sociology in the South 1982, University of North Carolina Press (with M. El-Attar), 1983.

Journal Articles

“Georgia’s Guns Everywhere Law Controversy: African American College Students Weigh Their Choice Between Books and Bullets,” Journal of Race, Gender, and Class 21(1-2):61-78, 2016 (with Ashwin Vyas and Jimmy McCamey).

“African American HBCU Students’ Attitudes and Actions Toward Interracial Dating & Marriage: A Survey Analysis,” Journal of Race, Gender, and Class 22(3-4):136-153, 2015 (with Julian B. Roebuck).

Deviant Exploitation of Black Male Student Athletes on White Campuses,” Journal of Deviant Behavior: 36(6):429-440, 2015 (with Julian B. Roebuck).

“The Process of Cessation Among Current Tobacco Smokers: A Cross-Sectional Data Analysis From 21 Countries,  Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009-2013” Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy 12(E151):1-5 (with Lazarous Mbulo, Krishna Palipudi, Glenda Nelson-Blutcher, and Samira Asma)  http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/ped12.15046, September 2015.

“How did President Obama win his second term?” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 21(1-2):24-35, 2014 (with Jimmy McCamey).

“Perceptions of Work Environment at a Private Engineering College in India: A Study of Gender Differences,” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 21 (1-2): 271-287, 2014 (with Mihir Kumar Shome and Renu Luthra).

“Race and Class Exploitation: A Study of Black Male Student Athletes (BSAs) on White Campuses,” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 21 (3-4): 156-173, 2014 (with Julian B. Roebuck and Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr.).

“Ex-Child Soldier Reintegration Through Vocational Training: The Liberian Experience,” International Journal of Arts and Commerce, Vol. 2, No.3, March 2013: 95-100 (with Chandana Murty and Jimmy McCamey).

“The Role of Spirituality & Religion in the Strength Base Approach to Mental Health Treatment Among African-American Women” Journal of Scientific Research and Studies 1(1):1-8, 2014 (with Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr.).

“Residential Treatment Programs for Juvenile Sex Offenders: Deinstitutionalization Process and Treatment Management Concerns,” International Journal of Arts and Entrepreneurship Vol. 1(3): 1-13, 2013 (with Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr.).

“A Paradigm Shift in Political Tolerance since President Obama was Elected,” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 20(3-4):80-97, 2013 (with Jimmy McCamey).

“The Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP): What has it accomplished in the Obama Era?” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 20(3-4):130-146, 2013 (with Dawn Herd-Clark)

“Foreign Policy Accomplishments in Obama Era” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 20(3-4):147-165, 2013 (with Diane Byrd)

“President Obama’s Second Term: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned from his first term, National Association of African American Studies, 2013 Monograph Series, Scarborough, ME, 2013, Pp. 1579-1593 (with Jimmy McCamey).

“Affirmative Action Bake Sale Controversy: Diversity or Racism,” forthcoming in the Journal of Race, Gender & Class 20(3-4):318-332, 2013 (with Vandana Murty and Julian Roebuck).

“Congressional Progressive Caucus Agenda: Challenges and Opportunities for 2012 Elections,” forthcoming in the Journal of Race, Gender & Class 20(1-2):56-77, 2013 (with Meigan M. Fields, Dawn J. Herd-Clark, Ashwin G. Vyas, Edward L. Hill, Barbara Wyche, Diana Byrd, Sonja R. Shavers).

FVSU administrators address pressures, challenges associated with the compliance and accreditation process” FVSU Research 2012, pp.26-27 (with Julius Scipio).

Professional writing workshop motivates students to do the ‘write’ thing” FVSU Research 2012, pp.28-29 (with Sonja Shavers and Diane Byrd).

“A movement for Justice in Alabama: Mobile’s Buss Boycott-1942,” Journal of Georgia Association of Historians, Vol. XXVII, 2009: 55-87 (released on September 12, 2011) with Timothy Broughton.

DNA Used to Overturn Convictions,” FVSU Research 2011, p.22, (with Ashwin Vyas).

“Electoral Participation among Black Women in Georgia: A Comparative Analysis of Atlanta and Keysville,” Journal of Race, Gender & Class 19(1-2):291-304, 2012 (with Celeste White and Gerry White).

“Governance and Management of an Academic Institution,” Journal of Management
Research in Emerging Economies (JMREE) Vol. 1, No.1, 2011: 102-119 (Kan Chandras and Ashwin Vyas).

“Electoral Participation among Black Women in Georgia: A Comparative Analysis of Atlanta and Keysville,” National Association of African American Studies, 2011 Monograph Series, 1312-1333, Scarborough, ME, 2011.

“Post Conviction DNA Exonerations,” Journal of US-China Law Review, Vol.7, No.7:82-89, July 2010 (with Ashwin Vyas).

“DOOM: A Sociological Analysis of a Vicious Urban Gang in Atlanta, Georgia,” Journal of Race, Gender & Class, Vol.16,Nos., 304:313-344, 2009 (with Latrice Richardson and Glenn Johnson).

“Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System,” Research Notes: A Monthly Bulletin from the Research Forum, (Andhra University, Waltair, India), 2(7):5-6, 1996.

“Need and Trend Towards Deinstitutionalization: Recourse to Reduce institutionalization and development of Alternative Non-Official social control mechanisms in Management of Juveniles”, Research Notes: A Monthly Bulletin from the Research Forum, (Andhra University, Waltair, India), 2(9):1-3, 1996.

“Gender Issues in Family Welfare: Dimensions of Gender Inequalities,” Proceedings of Seminar on Target Free Approach in Family Welfare Program, Population Research Center and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, November 1996.

“African Americans’ Attitudes Toward the Local Police: A Multivariate Analysis,” Journal of Black Studies, 25(3): 396-409, 1995 (with Keith Parker and Anne Onyekwuluje).

“The Black Community’s Reactions to the 1992 Los Angeles Riot” Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 15: 85-104, 1994, (with Julian Roebuck and Gloria Armstrong).

“Parents of Sexual-Ritualistic Abuse Victims: Narcissistic or Indirect Victims?” Victimology: An International Journal, in press (with Julian Roebuck).

“Fear of Crime and the Likelihood of Victimization: A Bi-ethnic Comparison,” Journal of Social Psychology, 133 (5): 723, October 1993 (with Keith Parker, Barbara McMorris, and Earl Smith).

“The Case for Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 36 (4): 171-192, 1991(with Julian Roebuck).

“Covariates of Progression to Third Birth in Canada” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1991 (with K. Vaninadharao) .

“Drug Use of College Students on an HBCU Campus,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1991 (with Bernita L. Patterson and Krishna Suryadevara).

“Differential Drug-Use Patterns Between the Institutionalized White and Black Male Delinquents in Georgia,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1991 (with Carlotta M. Freeman and K. V. Rao).

“The DUI Offender As a Social Type,” Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 12, 451-470, 1991 (with Julian Roebuck).

“Profile of Adult Offenders in Dammam Central Prison, Saudi Arabia,” International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 15, No. 1, 89-97, Spring, 1991 (with Julian Roebuck).

“Drugs and Black Youth in Georgia: An Analysis of Self-Reported Data by Institutionalized Delinquents,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1990 (with George Thomas and K. V. Rao).

“Family Background and Enrollment in Scientific Curricula: An Application of LISREL Model,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1990 (with Ellmer Spreitzer and K. V. Rao).

“Self-Reported Juvenile Delinquency in Kuwait,” International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 1990 (with Abdullah Al-Lanqawi and Julian Roebuck).

“The Image of the Police in Black Atlanta Communities,” Journal of Police Science and Administration, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1990 (with Julian Roebuck and J.D. Smith).

“A Comparison of Crime Reportage in Two Nigerian Newspapers: Daily Times and New Nigerian,” International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter, 1989 (with Victor Ugenyi and Julian Roebuck).

“Fear of Crime and Constrained Social Behavior Among Atlanta Blacks: An Application of Liska’s Model,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1989 (with Julian Roebuck and K.V. Rao).

“Demographic and Economic Correlates of Fear of Crime,” Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1988, Vol. 34, No. 4 (with Keith Parker and Paula Turner).

“Predicting First Marriage and First Birth Patterns: An Application of Coale-McNeil Model,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1988 (with K.V. Rao).

“Selected Juvenile Delinquency Correlates in Kuwait”, Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1988 (with Abdullah M. Al Lanqawi).

“Death Row Inmates: A Comparison of Georgia and Florida Profiles”, Criminal Justice Review, Spring 1987, Vol. 12, No. 1 (with Julius Debro, Julian Roebuck and Claude McCann).

“Differential Perceptions of Crime by Age: A Dummy Variable Analysis,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1987 (with Julius Debro).

“Covariates of Birth Spacing Patterns in Panama: A Hazard Model Analysis,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1987 (with K.V. Rao and D.J. Dewit).

“Covariates of Age at First Birth in Guyana,” Journal of Biosocial Science, Cambridge, U.K., Vol. 19, 1987 (with K.V. Rao).

“Covariates of Age at First Birth in Guyana: A Hazard Model Analysis,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1986 (with K.V. Rao).

“Does Income Affect Crime?  An Empirical Analysis of Black Communities in Atlanta, GA,” Journal of Southern Society of Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1986 (with Julius Debro and Tracy Bonds).

“On Constructing Socio-economic Development Index: A Quest for a Simple and Comprehensive Approach”, Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1985.

“A Study of Internal Migration in Andhra Pradesh,” Journal of Sociological Studies, Vol. 41, January 1985, India (with K. R. Murty).

“Female Employment in Relation to Underemployment and Poverty in Mississippi: 1960-1980,” Social Statistics Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1985.

“Selected Demographic Correlates of Female Employment in Mississippi: 1950-1970”, Social Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association, 1984 (with M. El-Attar).

“Size and Structure of Economically Active Population in Southern States,” Indian Journal of Comparative Sociology, 1982, India.

“A Study of the Characteristics of Acceptors of Copper-T Device,” Journal of Family Welfare, Vol. 28 (4), 1982, India (with V. B. Jalagar).

“Fertility Decline in India: 1961-1970,” Rural Demography, Vol. 7 (1-2), 1980, Bangladesh (with V. B. Jalagar).

“The Patterns of Internal Migration in Maharashtra — An Analysis of 1971 Census Data,” Artha Vijnana, Vol. XXII (3), 1980, India (with K.R. Murty).

Research Monographs and Reports

Protective Factors Assessment Tool: Pilot Analysis, September 2010 (written for National Quality Improvements Center on Early Childhood) with Gerry L. White.

Bishop State Community College: The Impact Report of Quality Enhancement Plan (IRQEP), 2005-2010 (written for the Office of Institutional Research, Bishop State Community College), October 2010.

Minority Student Participation in International Programs and Activities: Attitudes, Obstacles and Future Directions—A Report on Minority Student Responses, July 2007 (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships).

Ex-Child Soldier Reintegration Program In Liberia: The Vocational Training Report, April 2006, (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships).

Documentation of Afro Descent Population in Mexico, August 2005 (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships).

The UNCFSP Global Center Partnerships Evaluation Report, March 2004 (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships). This report has been extensively cited in the United States Aid for International Development (USAID) report entitled Assessment of the UNCFSP International Development Partnerships Program (Cooperative Agreement #HNE-A-00-98-00150-00). See [pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PDACG070.pdf].

An Evaluation of Workshop on Proposal Writing in International Development, January 2004  (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships).

Funding and Training Opportunities in International Development: An Evaluation, December 2003, (written for UNCFSP International Development Partnerships).

Strengthening State Governance Program In Nigeria: An Evaluation Of Workshop On Building Bridges Across The Legislative/Executive Divide: Comparative State Experiences In Democratic Governance, July 2001 (written for United Negro College Fund).

Strengthening State Governance Program In Nigeria: An Evaluation Of Workshop On Roles, Responsibilities, And Challenges Facing State Governments In A Democratic Society, July 2001 (written for United Negro College Fund).

A Decade of Project Redirection: 1990-2000, December 2000 (with Byron Logan).

A Pilot Study of the Junior Achievement’s Motivational and Attitudinal Assessment: Second and Fifth Grades, Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc., June 1996 (with Jetta Winkfield).

A Feasibility Study of Criminal Justice Undergraduate Program at Alabama A&M University, Department of Sociology, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, Alabama, May 1996.

Blue Print Manual for SIMBA Program, Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, December 1995.

User’s Manual: SPSS for Windows, Parts I and II (Revised Edition), Center for Academic Computing, Clark Atlanta University, May 1995.

Georgia Court Watch Project: Final Report, written for the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System, Atlanta, Georgia, June 1994.

Racial Minorities and Courts in the Southeast United States: A Literature Review, written for the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Court System, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1993.

Community Needs Assessment:  Final Report, written for the University Community Development Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, June 1993 (with Richard Lyle and Melvin Williams).

SPSS for Windows: Training Manual – I, Center for Academic Computing, Clark Atlanta University, June 1993.

SPSS for Windows: Training Manual – II, Center for Academic Computing, Clark Atlanta University, June 1993.

Assessment of Community, Target Population(s) and Outreach Activities Within the Community, Final Comprehensive Report, written for the Georgia Department of Human Resources (Grant # U62/CCU407191-01), October 1992.

Microsoft Windows 3.0: Training Manual, Center for Academic Computing, Clark Atlanta University, June 1991 (with Man M. Sharma).

The Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Higher Education, written for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant #271-89-8015 (with Julian Roebuck), September 1990.

The Effects of Georgia’s Driver Improvement Courses: An Evaluative Intervention with DUI Offenders, Vol. I, Executive Summary, Written for the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Atlanta, GA., September 1989.

The Effects of Georgia’s Driver Improvement Courses: An Evaluative Intervention with DUI Offenders, Vol. II, Technical Report, written for the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Atlanta, GA., September 1989.

Perceptions and Attitudes of Employees of Georgia Power Security Department, written for the Georgia Power Security Department, Atlanta, GA.,  July 1986 (with Julius Debro).

Measuring Honesty and Integrity of Preemployed Persons Through Test Scores, written for the Frank Argenbright, Inc., Atlanta, GA., October 1984 (with Julius Debro).

Selected Demographic Characteristics of Adult Mississippi Populations, Research Report No. 58, Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, February 1985 (with Brenda J. Vender Mey, Eunice R. McCulloch and Gerald Windham).

Female Employment in Relation to Social, Economic and Demographic Development in Mississippi Counties: 1960-1980, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, 1984.

Districtwise Evaluation of Family Welfare Programme – A Study of Acceptors and Non-acceptors in Anantapur District, Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair (India),  1981.

Districtwise Evaluation of Family Welfare Programme – A Study of Acceptors and Non-acceptors in Khammam District, Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair (India), 1981.

Districtwise Evaluation of Family Welfare Programme – A Study  of Acceptors and Non-acceptors in Visakhapatnam District, Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair (India), 1980.

A Case Study of a Tribal Village ‘Chinnalabudu’ in Visakhapatnam District for its Demographic Profile, Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair (India), 1980.

A Study of Population Structure, Contraceptive Behavior, and Demographic Differentials, etc. in Two Distinctly Identifiable Sectors of the Population in Visakhapatnam City (Slum Dwellers and Teachers), Population Research Center, Andhra University, Waltair (India), 1979.

Research Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

Komanduri S. Murty and A. Lakshminath “Racial Microaggressions Related to Voter ID Laws and Voter Suppression in the United States” presented at the 6th National Civil Rights Conference, Meridian, Mississippi, June 9-12, 2016.

Komanduri S. Murty and Bridget Holyfield-Moss “Racial Microaggressions Related to Voter ID Laws in the United States” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA, March 31-April 2, 2016.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin G. Vyas “African American Students’ Reactions to the Confederate Flag: A Social-Psychological Approach to Integrate Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and Microaggression Theory,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA, March 31-April 2, 2016.

Julius Trimble and Komanduri S. Murty “A Study of Student Perceptions Toward Online Undergraduate Criminal Justice Courses at an HBCU,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA, March 31-April 2, 2016.

Komanduri S. Murty, Moderator and Panelist, “Racial Microaggressions,” at the annual meetings of Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA March 31-April 2, 2016.

Komanduri S. Murty “Strategies for Building and Sustaining a Strong Research Agenda,” to FVSU faculty at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), on March 15, 2016.

Komanduri S. Murty “From L.A. to Ferguson: Lessons Learned & Ignored,” Dean’s Lecture Series, FVSU, on February 10, 2016.

Keith Parker, Komanduri S. Murty, Gregory Harris, Micheline Edmond “Characteristics of Uninsured Males by Race, Ethnicity, and Age,” presented at the 80th Annual Conference of The Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, March 18-21, 2015, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Keith Parker, Komanduri S. Murty, Gregory Harris, Micheline Edmond “The Courageous Eight: Selected Men and Women Who Participated in the Voting Rights Movement in Selma (Dallas County), Alabama.” presented at the 80th Annual Conference of The Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, March 18-21, 2015, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Komanduri S. Murty “Process of Cessation among Current Tobacco Smokers: Analysis of Global Adult Tobacco Survey data for 21 countries,” presented in poster session at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, March 17-21, 2015, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (with Global Tobacco Control Research group of CDC, Atlanta).

Komanduri s. Murty, Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr. and Ashwin G. Vyas “Georgia’s Guns Everywhere Law Controversy: African American College Students Weigh the Choice Between Books and Bullets,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA March 26-28, 2015.

Komanduri S. Murty, Moderator and Panelist, “Social Policy and Criminology,” at the annual meetings of Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA March 26-28, 2015.

Keith D. Parker, Komanduri S. Murty, and Malcolm J. Parker, “Health Care: The New Civil Rights Movement?” Presented at the 4th Annual National Civil Rights Conference, Meridian, MS, June 16-18, 2014.

Komanduri S. Murty, Julian B. Roebuck, and Jimmy McCamey, Jr. “Status and Exploitation of Black Male Student Athletes on White Campuses: College Football and Basketball Programs from 1960 to 2010,” Present at the Race, Gender and Class Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 27-29, 2014.

Komanduri S. Murty and Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr., “Minority Student Participation in International Programs: A Survey of Undergraduate Students Attending HBCUs,” presented at the bi-annual Applied Demography Conference, San Antonio, TX , January 8-10, 2014.

Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr. and Komanduri S. Murty, “The Role of Spirituality and Religion in the Strength Based Approach to Mental Health Treatment Among African American Women,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association of Black Sociologists, Manhattan, New York, August 8-10, 2013.

Keith D. Parker, Komanduri S. Murty, and Ashleigh Coleman, “Deep in Our Hearts: Selected Voices from the Civil Rights Movement,” presented at the 3rd National Civil Rights Conference, Meridian, Mississippi, June 16-18, 2013.

Ashwin Vyas , Komanduri S. Murty, and Mark Qualls, “Illegal Immigration: Why is it so hard to stop it?” at the annual meetings of Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April 17-20, 2013.

Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr., and Komanduri S. Murty, “Residential treatment: A quantitative analysis of adolescent sexual abusers treatment outcomes,” presented at the 8th annual meetings of Georgia Psychological Society, Morrow, GA, March 1-3, 2013.

Komanduri S. Murty and Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr., “How did President Obama win his second term?” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA March 1-3, 2013.

Komanduri S. Murty and Jimmy D. McCamey, Jr., “President Obama’s Second Term: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned from his first term,” presented at the 21st Annual Meetings of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, LA February 14-19, 2013.

Vann Newkirk and Komanduri S. Murty, “Rampage in Tuscumbia, Alabama,” to be presented at the conference on Without Sanctuary: A Conference on Lynching and the American South, Charlotte, NC, October 11-13, 2012.

Keith Parker, Ernest Brothers, Komanduri S. Murty and Claire Whitlinger, “Measuring the Movement: From Brown v. Board of Education to Barak Obama—Selected Achievements and Lessons from the Civil Rights Movements,” at the 2nd National Conference on Civil Rights, Philadelphia, Mississippi, June 17-19, 2012.

Komanduri S. Murty and Vandana Murty, “Bake Sale Controversy: Diversity or Racism,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Race, Gender and Class, New Orleans, LA March 1-3, 2012.

Komanduri S. Murty and Jimmy McCamey, “Maternal Health and Maternal Mortality in Post War Liberia:  A Survey Analysis,” presented at the annual meetings of Applied Demographic Association, San Antonio, TX January 8-10, 2012.

Komanduri S. Murty, ” Electoral Participation Among Black Women In Georgia:  A Comparative Analysis Of Atlanta and Keysville,” presented at the annual conference of the National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS), Baton Rouge, LA February 14-19, 2011.

Komanduri S. Murty, “A Snapshot of Shelby F. Lewis: An African American Woman and Foreign Affairs,” presented at the annual conference of the National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS), Baton Rouge, LA February 14-19, 2011.

Komanduri S. Murty, “The Link Between Economic Freedom and Human Rights,” presented at the 95th Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), Raleigh, NC September 29-October 3, 2010.

Komanduri S. Murty, “The Concept of Drug Use in a Just Society,” presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Justice Studies Association, Knoxville, TN, June 2-5, 2010.

Komanduri S. Murty, “Just Living: Race Differences in Adolescent Drug Use,” presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Justice Studies Association, Knoxville, TN, June 2-5, 2010.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas, “Toward a Theoretical Understanding of Criminality and Terrorism: An Application of Freud’s Personality Theory, at the VII Annual Sociological Theory Forum: Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century, April 7-8, 2010, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas, “Perceptions of HBCU Students Toward US Global Initiatives,” Annual Meetings of the National Association of African American Studies (NAAAS), Baton Rouge, LA, February 9-13, 2009.

Komanduri S. Murty and Jehad Yasin, “Characteristics of Afro-Descendants in Mexico: A Survey of Costa Chica Area of the Oaxaca and Guerrero States,” Annual Meetings of Applied Demographic Association, San Antonio, TX January 10-14, 2010.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas, “Post Conviction DNA Exonerations,” Annual Meetings of Criminal Justice Association of Georgia, November 12-14, 2009.

Komanduri S. Murty, “Survey Analysis of Healthcare Professionals/Providers on Maternal Mortality in Liberia,” Population Studies Center Brown Bag Lunch, September 24, 2009.

Komanduri S. Murty “Impact of Budget Cuts on HBCU Faculty and Sustainable Intellectual Campus Life,” School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Southern University,  Baton Rouge, LA April 24, 2009.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas  “Post-conviction DNA Exonerations,” presented at the 72nd annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA, April 1-4, 2009.

Komanduri S. Murty and Sandra Taylor “Demography and Health Policy of Faculty in Higher Education: Implications for Older Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” presented at the annual meetings of the Association for Gerontology and Human Development in HBCUs, Atlanta, March 26-28, 2009.

Komanduri S. MurtyEstimating Maternal Mortality from Sample Survey Data: An Application of Sisterhood Method,” presented at the 30th annual meetings of Southern Demographic Association in Greenville, SC. October 30-November 1, 2008.

Komanduri S. Murty “HBCU Student Participation in International Programs and Activities: Attitudes, Obstacles, and Future Directions,” presented at the 16th Annual Conference of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, February 11-16, 2008.

Komanduri S. Murty “Minority Undergraduate Students’ Participation in International Programs and Activities: Attitudes, Obstacles, and Future Directions,” presented at the 4th Annual Social Justice Conference “Empowerment for Social Justice,” School of Education, Clark Atlanta University, March 1, 2008.

Komanduri S. Murty “The African American Perspective: WEB DuBois and the American Criminal Justice System,” presented at the 3rd Annual Social Justice Through Education Conference, February 22, 2007.

Komanduri S. Murty “Estimating Maternal Mortality from Household Surveys: An Application of Sisterhood Method,” presented for Dean’s Lecture Series, Clark Atlanta University, March 28, 2007.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas “Voices From Prison,” presented at the annual meetings of Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11-13, 2007.

Komanduri S. Murty “Documentation of the Presence and Experiences of the Afro-descendant Population in Mexico’s Costa Chica Region”, presented at the 2005 Annual International Affairs and Development Partnerships Conference, Washington, D. C., August 13, 2005.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas “Social Stratification Among Catholics in India: A Case Study of Karnataka State,” presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, April 5, 2001.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas,  “Women and Crime in India,” presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1998.

Komanduri S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas, “Fear of Crime and Environment,” prepared for presentation in the session on Images and Reality: The Impact of Fear of Crime at the annual meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D. C., November 13, 1997.

Komanduri S. Murty, “Need and Trend Towards Deinstitutionalization: Recourse to Reduce institutionalization and development of Alternative Non-Official social control mechanisms in Management of Juveniles”, presented at the Work-Shop on Juvenile Access to Social Justice, organized by Y’s International and Juvenile Welfare Board, Dasapalla Hotel, Visakhapatnam, India, November 17, 1996.

Komanduri S. Murty, “Gender Issues in Family Welfare: Dimensions of Gender Inequalities,” presented at the National Seminar on Target Free Approach in Family Welfare, Organized by the Population Research Centre, Andhra University, India, October 31, 1996.

K. S. Murty and Gwen Davenport, “A Sociological Psychological Autopsy of a Gang Member from a Southern Inner-City,” presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Association, Richmond, Virginia, April 1996.

K. S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas,” Court Watch Project: A Study of Racial and Ethnic Bias in a State Judicial System,” presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Association, Richmond, Virginia, April 1996.

K. S. Murty and Krishna Suryadevara, “Drug Related Homicides in Atlanta,” presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1995.

K. S. Murty and Ashwin Vyas, “Drunk Driving: Patterns and Trends Over the Last Decade,” presented at the annual meetings of  the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1995.

K. S. Murty, “Teaching Quantitative Methods to Social Science Students: Some Challenges and Solutions,” presented at the annual meetings of the National Conference on the Methods of College Teaching, Jacksonville, Florida, February 1994.

K. S. Murty, J. B. Roebuck and Emmanuel Onyeozili, “Fear of Crime on Urban HBCU Campuses,” presented at the annual meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Phoenix, AZ, October 1993.

K. S. Murty and K. V. Rao, “Forecasting Patterns of Black Homicides in Atlanta, 1990-2000: An Application of ARIMA Models,” presented at the International Symposium on Forecasting, Pittsburgh,  June 1993.

K. S. Murty, “The Characteristics of Homicide: Age, Period, and Cohort Analysis: 1965-1984,” presented at the International Conference on Applied Demography, September 1992.

K. S. Murty and K. V. Rao, “Progression to Third Birth in Canada: Some Policy Implications,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Atlanta, GA, August 1991.

K. S. Murty, Bernita L. Patterson and Krishna Suryadevara,” Drug Use of College Students on an HBCU Campus,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Atlanta, GA, August 1991.

K. S. Murty, Carlotta M. Freeman and K.V. Rao, “Differential Drug-use Patterns Between the Institutionalized White and Black Male Delinquents in Georgia,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Atlanta, GA, August 1991.

Komanduri S. Murty and Julian B. Roebuck, “Crisis Calls of the Battered Women of Atlanta,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Baltimore, MD, November 1990.

Komanduri S. Murty and Julian B. Roebuck, “Fear of Crime and Constrained Social Behavior Among Blacks,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Baltimore, MD, November 1990.

K. S. Murty and George Thomas, “Drugs and Black Youth in Georgia: An Analysis of Self-Reported Data by Institutionalized Delinquents,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Orange County, CA, August 1990.

Ellmer Spreitzer, K. V. Rao and K. S. Murty, “Family Background and Enrollment in Scientific Curricula: An Application of Lisrel Model,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Orange County, CA, August 1990.

K. S. Murty, “Where can we get data on drug use among black college students?” presented at the first panel meeting on Drug Research at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (sponsored by the Criminal Justice Department at Clark Atlanta University and the National Institute on Drug Abuse) Bethesda, MD, March 1990.

K. S. Murty and K. V. Rao, “Fear of Crime and Constrained Social Behavior Among Atlanta Blacks: An Application of Liska’s Model,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Washington, D.C., August, 1988.

K. S. Murty, Julius Debro and Julian Roebuck, ” Perceptions of Atlanta Blacks Towards Police and Their Performance,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, November 1988.

K. S. Murty, Julius Debro and Julian Roebuck, “Atlanta Blacks’ Perception of the Incidence of Crime, Fear of Crime and Reaction to Crime,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Mid-South Sociological Association, New Orleans, August, 1988.

K. S. Murty and K. V. Rao,  “Predicting First Marriage and First Birth Patterns: An Application of Coale-McNeil Model,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, New Orleans, August, 1988.

K. S. Murty, and Abdullah M. Al-Lanqawi “Selected Juvenile Delinquency Correlates in Kuwait,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, New Orleans, August, 1988.

K. S. Murty, Julius Debro and M. R. Shashikala, “Differential Homicide Rates by Age, Sex and Race,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Scientific Society of Social Problems, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1988.

Julius Debro, K. S. Murty, Julian Roebuck and Joe Dolman, “The Cuban Riots: Prelude, Confrontation, and Aftermath,” a Roundtable Session organized at the Annual Meetings of the Scientific Society of Social Problems, Atlanta, Georgia, August 1988.

K. S. Murty, Victor Ugenyi and Julius Debro, ” A Comparison of Crime Reportage in Two Nigerian Newspapers: Daily Times and New Nigerian,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, November 1987.

Komanduri S. Murty and Julian Roebuck, “An Analysis of Crisis Calls by Battered Women and Their Dispositions in the City of Atlanta,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Mid-South Sociological Association, Memphis, October 1987.

K. S. Murty and Alesia Scott, ” Differential Perceptions of Crime by Age: A Dummy Variable Analysis,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, San Francisco, August, 1987.

K. S. Murty, D. J. Dewit, and K. V. Rao, “Covariates of Birth Spacing Patterns in Panama: A Hazard Model Analysis,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, San Francisco, August, 1987.

K. S. Murty and Paula Turner, “Selected Economic and Demographic Associates of Fear of Crime: A Log Linear Approach,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Jackson, Mississippi, March 1987.

K. S. Murty, Julius Debro, Juanita Elam and Elizabeth Lee, “Community Based Programs as an Alternative to Incarceration: The Case of Fulton County Project Re-direction,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, St. Louis, March 1987.

K. S. Murty and Elizabeth F. Lee, “Validity, Invalidity, and Reliability of Measuring Delinquency: An Illustration for Heise and Bohnstadt Approach,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November 1986.

K. S. Murty and Juanita Elam,  “On Measuring the Interrelationship Between Education and Fear of Crime: A Sub-group Analysis”, presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November 1986.

K. S. Murty and Alesia Scott, “Perceived Police Performance in Black Neighborhoods: A Survey Analysis,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November 1986.

K. S. Murty and Julius Debro, “A Paradoxical Approach to Community Adjustment Among Cuban Inmates in an Atlanta Half-way House,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November 1986.

Cecilia Johnson and K. S. Murty, “Police-Community Relations: An Empirical Analysis,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, November 1986.

Vaninadha Rao and Komanduri S. Murty, “Covariates of Age at First Birth in Guyana: A Hazard Model Analysis,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Chicago, August 1986.

Komanduri S. Murty, Juanita Elam and K. V. Rao, ” Role of Education in the Formation of Attitudes and Subsequent Perceptions of Crime: A Survey Analysis”, presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Chicago, August 1986.

K. S. Murty, Julius Debro and Tracy Bonds, “Does Income Affect Crime?  An Empirical Analysis of Black Communities in Atlanta, GA”, presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, Dallas, TX, March 1986.

Alesia V. Scott and Komanduri S. Murty, “Crime and the Black Elderly of Atlanta: An Empirical Analysis”, presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Gerontology and Human Development in HBCUs, Atlanta, February 1986.

Komanduri S. Murty and Julius Debro, “On Constructing Socio-economic Development Index: A Quest for a Simple and Comprehensive Approach,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association,  Las Vegas, August 1985.

Julius Debro, K. S. Murty, Robert Redinger, and Jose Petralanda, ” Casa Esperanza: A Quantitative Approach to Analyze Behavioral Changes,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Orthopsychiatric Association Meetings, New York City, April 1985.

Mohammed El-Attar and Komanduri S. Murty, “Female Employment in Relation to Underemployment and Poverty in Mississippi: 1960-1980,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Philadelphia, August 1984.

Komanduri S. Murty and Mohammed El-Attar, “Selected Demographic Correlates of Female Employment in Mississippi,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Philadelphia, August 1984.

Keith D. Parker and Komanduri S. Murty, “Internal Migration of Mississippi’s Nonwhite Population: 1960-1980,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Knoxville, April 1984.

Wayne Byram and Komanduri S. Murty, “Adolescent Substance Usage: An Analysis of Selected Factors Related to the Use of Alcohol, Cigarettes and Marijuana,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Knoxville, April 1984.

El-Attar and Komanduri S. Murty, “Sex Differentials in Occupational Employment of Mississippi Counties: An application of Log-linear Model,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Nashville, February 1984.

Wayne Byram and Komanduri S. Murty, “Adolescent Alcohol Use: A Comparison of Two Explanatory Models,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Mid-South Sociological Association, Birmingham, 1983.

Komanduri S. Murty, “Labor Force Participation of Mississippi Elderly: 1950-1970,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Demographic Group, Chattanooga, 1983.

Komanduri S. Murty, Domachai Pochanikorn and Patai Umbua, “Economic Growth and Development in the State of Mississippi: A Policy Issue,” presented at the Mid-South Academy of Economists, Jackson, 1983.

El-Attar and Komanduri S. Murty, “Estimates of Net Migration and Natural Increase for Mississippi Counties and Places by Color and Size of Place: 1970-1980,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Rural Sociology Section, Atlanta, 1983.

Komanduri S. Murty and Gerald O. Windham, “Alcohol Use Among High School Students in Mississippi,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, 1983.

B. Jalagar and K. Srinivasa Murty, “A Study of the Characteristics of Acceptors of Copper-T Device: An Indian Case,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Mid-South Sociological Society, Jackson, Mississippi, 1982.

Komanduri S. Murty and M. El-Attar, “Patterns of Employment Growth in Mississippi: 1940-1970,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Demographic Group, Greensboro, 1982.

Srinivasa Murty, “Toward a General Understanding of the Disabled Persons in India,” presented in the Seminar on Disabled held at the International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1981.

El-Attar and S. Komanduri, “Regional Migration Differentials in Mississippi: 1950-1970”, presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Rural Sociology Section, Orlando, 1982.

Foujdar Ram, K. S. Murty, M. Pourjavadi, Reasul Islam, Sarita Dhamija, and V. Jalagar, “Some of the Anthropometric Measurements from the Assessments of Nutritional Status of the Children in a Goan Village”, presented in the Seminar on Demographic and Socioeconomic Aspects of the Child in India held at the International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1980.  Abstract of this paper has been published in the Demographic Aspects of Child in India, (Ed.) K. Srinivasan, et al., Bombay, 1980.

Srinivasa Murty, ” Social and Cultural Factors Determining Fertility in India: A Critical Review”, International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1979 (Mimeographed).

Srinivasa Murty, ” Migrants in Maharashtra,” International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1979. Abstract of this paper has been published in IIPS Newsletter, Vol. 2 (4), October 1979.

Srinivasamurty, “Size and Structure of Economically Active Population in India: A Comparative Analysis of Southern States, 1971 Census”, International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1978.  Abstract of this paper has been published in IIPS Newsletter, Vol. 19(3), August 1978.