• Brian K. Payne is the vice provost for academic affairs at Old Dominion University, where he is tenured in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. He is a former editor of the American Journal of Criminal Justice and past president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Payne is the author or co-author of more than 160 journal articles and seven books including White-Collar Crime: The Essentials (Sage), Family Violence and Criminal Justice (Elsevier, with Randy Gainey), Crime and Elder Abuse: An Integrated Perspective (Charles C Thomas), Introduction to Criminal Justice: A Balanced Approach (Sage, with Will Oliver and Nancy Marion). He is the founding Chair of the Hampton Roads Cybersecurity Education, Workforce, and Economic Development Alliance (HRCyber). Payne is currently PI or co-PI on three NSF grants totaling $1.6 million.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Do white-collar offenders find prison more punitive than property offenders: Club Fed or Club Dread?Journal of Financial Crime. 230-243.
    2018 How to reach out to first-generation studentsChronicle of Higher Education. 15.
    2018 Taking officer time seriouslyProbation Journal. 39-60.
    2016 "Does “Violent” Mean “Bad”? Individual Definitions of Violence"Deviant Behavior. 332-351.
    2016 Becoming an Academic Administrator: Dancing in the Dark or Highway to Hell?Journal of Criminal Justice Education. 271-284.
    2016 Expanding the Boundaries of Criminal Justice: Emphasizing the “S” in the Criminal Justice Sciences through Interdisciplinary EffortsJustice Quarterly. 1-20.
    2016 Identifying the Sources of Community Corrections Professionals’ Attitudes About Sex Offender Residence RestrictionsCrime & Delinquency. 143-168.
    2016 Identifying the characteristics of chronic drunk drivers using a criminological lensCrime & Delinquency. 1570-1596.
    2015 Bosnian and American Students’ Attitudes Toward Electronic MonitoringInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 611-630.
    2015 Conceptualizing crimes against older persons: elder abuse, domestic violence, white-collar offending, or just regular ÔoldÕcrimeJournal of Crime and Justice. 27-41.
    2015 Criminal Justice Officials’ Views of Sex Offenders, Sex Offender Registration, Community Notification, and Residency RestrictionsJustice System Journal. 63-85.
    2015 White-collar offenders and the jail experience: a comparative analysisCriminal justice studies. 378-396.
    2014 A Criminological Approach to Explain Chronic Drunk DrivingAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 292-314.
    2014 Preparedness to respond to elder abuse: a comparison of law enforcement and adult protective service workersJournal of Crime and Justice.
    2014 Revictimization Through Education: Does Learning About Victimization Lead to Anxiety and Identification as a Victim Among College Students?Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
    2014 Witnessing Domestic Violence as a Child and Adulthood Emotionally: Do Adults Feel the Consequences of Exposure to Partner Abuse Later in the Life Course?
    2013 "Experiences of domestic violence as a child and career choice"Journal of family violence. 289-297.
    2013 An Examination of Deviance and Deviants in the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Field: Characteristics, Consequences, and Responses to FraudDeviant Behavior. 191-207.
    2013 Elder Abuse: What Coroners Know and Need to KnowJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 242-253.
    2013 Elder Physical Abuse and Failure to Report Cases: Similarities and Differences in Case Type and the Justice System’s ResponseCrime & Delinquency. 697-717.
    2013 Factors Contributing to Perceptions About Policies Regarding the Electronic Monitoring of Sex OffendersInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 25-54.
    2013 If I Had a Hammer, I Would Not Use it to Control Drunk DrivingCriminology & Public Policy. 213-225.
    2013 Sentencing disparity among upper and lower class health care professionals convicted of misconductCriminal Justice Policy Review. 353-369.
    2013 The Blameworthy Victim: Domestic Violence Myths and the Criminalization of VictimhoodJournal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 329-347.
    2012 Attitudes about Advising among Criminal Justice Graduates: Ties to Educational and Departmental OutcomesJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 517-535.
    2012 Attitudes toward capital punishment: Educational, demographic, and neighborhood crime influencesThe Social Science Journal. 155-166.
    2012 Community corrections professionals’ attitudes about sex offenders: is the CATSO applicable?Criminal justice studies. 145-157.
    2012 Financial Exploitation of Older Persons in Adult Care Settings: Comparisons to Physical Abuse and the Justice System's ResponseJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 231-250.
    2012 Measuring community corrections’ officials perceptions of goals, strategies, and workload from a systems perspective: Differences between directors and nondirectorsThe Prison Journal. 388-410.
    2012 The Neglect of Elder Neglect as a White-Collar Crime: Distinguishing Patient Neglect from Physical Abuse and the Criminal Justice System’s ResponseJustice Quarterly. 448-468.
    2012 The collaborative response to sex offendersPerspectives.
    2012 You’re so Vain You Probably Think this Keynote is about You: Expanding Art and Music in Criminal JusticeAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 291-305.
    2011 "Influence of College on the Pursuit of Happiness"Academic Exchange Quarterly. 57-62.
    2011 "The relationship between self-control, witnessing domestic violence, and subsequent violence"Deviant Behavior. 769-789.
    2011 A survey of Georgia adult protective service staff: implications for older adult injury prevention and policyWestern Journal of Emergency Medicine.
    2011 Attitudes about group work among criminal justice students: The influence of participation in group projectsJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 546-561.
    2011 Broken windows or window breakers: The influence of physical and social disorder on quality of lifeJustice Quarterly. 522-540.
    2011 Community corrections professionals’ views of sex offenders, sex offender registration and community notification and residency restrictionsFed. Probation. 45.
    2011 Measuring electronic monitoring tools: The influence of vendor type and vendor dataAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 17-28.
    2011 Probation philosophies and workload considerationsAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 29-43.
    2011 Sex offender policies: considering unanticipated consequences of GPS sex offender monitoringAggression and Violent Behavior. 177-187.
    2010 "Broken windows or window breakers: The influence of physical and social disorder on quality of life"Justice Quarterly. 522-540.
    2010 "The influence of aging, health, and community characteristics on happiness"International Public Health Journal. 1-18.
    2010 Alumni Research and Criminal JusticeJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 245-265.
    2010 Assessing Risk: Supervision of Lower Level Sex OffendersCorrections Compendium. 6.
    2010 Attitudes about rehabilitating sex offenders: Demographic, victimization, and community-level influencesJournal of Criminal Justice. 580-588.
    2010 Don’t help victims of crime if you don’t have the time: Assessing support for Good Samaritan lawsJournal of Criminal Justice. 790-795.
    2010 Education and Career Satisfaction: Examining the Specifics of the Relationship Among Criminal Justice GraduatesJournal of Police and Criminal Psychology. 105-112.
    2010 Electronic supervision and the importance of evidence-based practicesFed. Probation. 4.
    2010 Electronic supervision for sex offenders: Implications for work load, supervision goals, versatility, and policymakingJournal of Criminal Justice. 276-281.
    2010 Exploring the link between self-control and partner violence: Bad parenting or general criminalsJournal of Criminal Justice. 1015-1021.
    2010 Exploring the ties between career satisfaction and education: Trait versus situational approachesJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 77-92.
    2010 Neighborhood disadvantage and refusal of formal services among cases reported to adult protection servicesJournal of evidence-based social work. 348-360.
    2010 Risk Factors for Victimization of Younger and Older Persons: Assessing Differences in Isolation, Intra-individual Characteristics, and Health FactorsJournal of Criminal Justice. 160-165.
    2010 Role of probation and parole officers in the collaborative response to sex offendersFed. Probation. 23.
    2010 The influence of aging, community characteristics, and health on happinessInternational Public Health Journal. 207-218.
    2010 The seven pillars of science: How the scientific approach can inform and enhance research on electronic monitoringJournal of Offender Monitoring. 18-22.
    2010 Understanding elder sexual abuse and the criminal justice system’s response: Comparisons to elder physical abuseJustice Quarterly. 206-224.
    2009 "Structural Barriers to Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assaults: Distinctions Between Community- and Campus-based Advocates"Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 258-276.
    2009 Attitudes about electronic monitoring: Minority and majority racial group differencesJournal of Criminal Justice. 155-162.
    2009 Developing a Citywide Youth Violence Prevention Plan Perceptions of Various StakeholdersInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 517-534.
    2009 Don’t help victims of crime if you don’t have the time: Assessing support for Good Samaritan lawsJournal of Criminal Justice. 790-795.
    2009 GPS Tracking and the Law Enforcement RoleThe Police Journal. 134-148.
    2009 Gender, victimisation, perceived risk and perceptions of police performance in disadvantaged neighbourhoodsInternational Journal of Police Science & Management. 306-323.
    2009 Mapping Elder Mistreatment Cases: Interactions Between Mistreatment, Dementia, Service Utilization, Access to Services, and DisadvantageJournal of human behavior in the social environment. 1025-1041.
    2009 Mind the gap: Attitudes about Miranda warnings among police chiefs and citizensJournal of Police and Criminal Psychology. 93-103.
    2009 The GPS electronic monitoring tool: Strengths, concerns, and a call for evidence-based practicesPerspectives. 40-49.
    2009 Training child protective services workers about domestic violence: Needs, strategies, and barriersChildren and Youth Services Review. 364-369.
    2009 Training police officers about elder abuse: Training needs and strategiesInternational Perspectives in Victimology. 40-49.
    2009 Using electronic monitoring to supervise sex offenders: Legislative patterns and implications for community corrections officersCriminal Justice Policy Review.
    2008 An empowered approach to developing a youth violence prevention plan: A case study in a small but growing rural communityCrime Prevention & Community Safety. 249-270.
    2008 Challenges responding to sexual violence: Differences between college campuses and communitiesJournal of Criminal Justice. 224-230.
    2008 Challenges to doing sexual violence workJournal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 374-393.
    2008 Domestic violence and criminal justice training needs of social services workersJournal of Criminal Justice. 190-197.
    2008 Elder abuse coverage in newspapers: regional differences and its comparison to child-abuse coverageJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 265-275.
    2008 Electronic monitoring of sex offenders: Identifying unanticipated consequences and implicationsJournal of Offender Rehabilitation. 119-135.
    2008 Guns, Offense Type, and Virginia Exile Should Gun Reduction Policies Focus on Specific Offenses?Criminal Justice Policy Review. 181-195.
    2008 School violence prevention measures: School officials’ attitudes about various strategiesJournal of Criminal Justice. 301-306.
    2008 Sexual assault crisis centre workers’ perceptions of law enforcement: Defining the situation from a systems perspectiveInternational Journal of Police Science & Management. 23-35.
    2008 Social services workers and workplace violenceJournal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 131-143.
    2008 The impact of situational factors, officer characteristics, and neighborhood context on police behavior: A multilevel analysisJournal of Criminal Justice. 22-32.
    2008 The influence of perceptions of social disorder and victimization on business owners’ decisions to use guardianship strategiesJournal of Criminal Justice. 396-402.
    2008 Training Adult Protective Services Workers About Domestic Violence Training Needs and StrategiesViolence Against Women. 1199-1213.
    2008 Understanding the electronic monitoring of sex offendersCorrections Compendium. 1-5.
    2008 Using student samples in criminological researchJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 175-192.
    2008 Warning: Sex offenders need to be supervised in the communityFed. Probation. 37.
    2007 All in the family: Gender, family crimes, and later criminalityWomen & Criminal Justice. 73-89.
    2007 Attitudes about the police and neighborhood safety in disadvantaged neighborhoods: The influence of criminal victimization and perceptions of a drug problemCriminal Justice Review. 142-155.
    2007 Domestic Violence Training Policies: Their Influence on Training Participation and Awareness.Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work. 292-301.
    2007 Domestic violence training policies: Influence on participation in training and awareness of abuseAffilia. 292-301.
    2007 Probation and parole officers speak out-Caseload and workload allocationFed. Probation. 30.
    2007 Victim advocates’ perceptions of the role of health care workers in sexual assault casesCriminal Justice Policy Review. 81-94.
    2007 Workplace violence and worker injury in elderly care settings: Reflective of a setting vulnerable to elder abuse?Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 43-56.
    2006 Caregiver burden, elder abuse and Alzheimer’s disease: Testing the relationshipJournal of Health and Human Services Administration. 245-259.
    2006 Perceptions about changing the Miranda warnings among police chiefs: the role of raceJournal of ethnicity in criminal justice. 69-80.
    2006 Police chiefs’ and students’ attitudes about the Miranda warningsJournal of Criminal Justice. 653-660.
    2006 Problems controlling fraud and abuse in the home health care field: voices of fraud control unit directorsJournal of Financial Crime. 77-91.
    2006 Social services workers’ and supervisors’ perceptions of domestic violence trainingPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT-PHILADELPHIA-. 4.
    2006 The criminal justice response to elder abuse in nursing homes: A routine activities perspectiveWestern Criminology Review.
    2006 “Social Service Workers’ and Supervisors’ Perceptions of Domestic Violence Training”Professional Development: The International Journal of Continuing Social Work Education. 4-12.
    2005 "College students’ perceptions about career fairs"College Student Journal. 269-276.
    2005 Collaborating with undergraduates: Obstacles and tipsJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 292-299.
    2005 Differentiating self-neglect as a type of elder mistreatment: How do these cases compare to traditional types of elder mistreatment?Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 21-36.
    2005 Elder abuse in nursing homes: Prevention and resolution strategies and barriersJournal of Criminal Justice. 119-125.
    2005 Policing in small town America: Dogs, drunks, disorder, and dysfunctionJournal of Criminal Justice. 31-41.
    2005 Regulating Legal Misconduct in the Commonwealth of VirginiaWomen & Criminal Justice. 81-95.
    2005 The portrayal of elder abuse in the national mediaAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 269-284.
    2004 Racial differences in resolving conflicts: A comparison between Black and White police officersCrime & Delinquency. 516-541.
    2004 Social and Governmental Altrusim, Deterrence Theory, and Nursing Home Regulatory Violations: A State-Level AnalysisJournal of Crime and Justice. 59-78.
    2004 The electronic monitoring of offenders released from jail or prison: Safety, control, and comparisons to the incarceration experienceThe Prison Journal. 413-435.
    2003 Accomplice liability and genderJournal of the American Criminal Justice Association. 24-30.
    2003 Changing attitudes toward house arrest with electronic monitoring: The impact of a single presentation?International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 196-209.
    2003 Criminal justice students’ understanding, or misunderstanding, of issues facing elderly personsJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 53-65.
    2003 Electronic monitoring and newspaper coverage in the press: A content analysisJournal of Crime and Justice. 133-156.
    2003 Justification for punishing crimes against the elderly: Perceptions of police chiefs, nursing home professionals, and studentsJournal of Offender Rehabilitation. 33-51.
    2003 Perceptions about the criminalization of elder abuse among police chiefs and ombudsmenNCCD news. 439-459.
    2003 Understanding and developing controversial issues in college coursesCollege Teaching. 52-60.
    2003 Understanding differences in opinion and facts between ombudsmen, police chiefs, and nursing home directorsJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 61-77.
    2003 “Bringing the field into the criminal justice classroom: Field trips, ride-alongs, and guest speakers”Journal of Criminal Justice Education. 327-344.
    2002 An integrated understanding of elder abuse and neglectJournal of Criminal Justice. 535-547.
    2002 Police chiefs’ perceptions about Miranda: An analysis of survey dataJournal of Criminal Justice. 77-86.
    2002 The influence of demographic factors on the experience of house arrestFed. Probation. 64.
    2002 Theoretical orientation and responses to abuse in nursing homes: A survey of ombudsmen from across the United StatesJournal of Social Work in Long-Term Care. 31-54.
    2001 Attitudes about sanctioning elder abuse offenders among police chiefs, nursing home employees, and studentsInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 363-382.
    2001 The police response to the criminalization of elder abuse: An exploratory studyPolicing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. 605-626.
    2000 Developing and dealing with controversial issues in criminal justice coursesJournal of Criminal Justice Education. 313-325.
    2000 Electronic monitoring: Philosophical, systemic, and political issuesJournal of Offender Rehabilitation. 93-111.
    2000 Is good-time appropriate for offenders on electronic monitoring?: attitudes of electronic monitoring directorsJournal of Criminal Justice. 497-506.
    2000 Medical students' and doctors' attitudes about MedicaidJournal of Health and Human Services Administration. 65-82.
    2000 Support for Miranda among police chiefs: A qualitative examinationAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 65-76.
    2000 The relationships between time in jail, time on electronic monitoring, and recidivism: An event history analysis of a jail-based programJustice Quarterly. 733-752.
    2000 Understanding the experience of house arrest with electronic monitoring: An analysis of quantitative and qualitative dataInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 84-96.
    1999 A qualitative examination of the similarities and differences of elder abuse definitions among four groups: Nursing home directors, nursing home employees, police chiefs and studentsJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 63-85.
    1999 An examination of recent professional sanctions imposed on Alabama lawyersCriminal justice studies. 17-43.
    1999 Anomie, Deviant Behavior, and the OlympicsFree Inquiry in Creative Sociology.
    1999 Applying deterrence theory in the context of corporate wrongdoing: Limitations on punitive damagesJournal of Criminal Justice. 195-207.
    1999 Attitudes toward electronic monitoring among monitored offenders and criminal justice studentsJournal of Offender Rehabilitation. 195-208.
    1999 How monitoring punishesJournal of Offender Monitoring. 23-25.
    1999 Perceptions of nursing home workers, police chiefs, and college students regarding crime against the elderly: An exploratory studyAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. 139-149.
    1998 A qualitative assessment of the pains experienced on electronic monitoringInternational Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 149-163.
    1998 Conceptualizing the impact of health care crimes on the poorFree Inquiry in Creative Sociology.
    1998 Examining attitudes about the death penaltyCorrections Compendium. 24-26.
    1997 Civil damages and criminological theory: How large punitive damages may break the deterrence cycleLAE Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association. 19-25.
    1997 Looking for fraud in all the wrong places: Investigative structures used in health care fraudThe Police Journal. 220-230.
    1997 Prescription fraud: characteristics, consequences, and influencesJournal of Drug Issues. 807-820.
    1997 The characteristics of honors students: Deviant, normal or bothNational Honors Report. 26-31.
    1996 An empirical examination of the characteristics, consequences, and causes of elder abuse in nursing homesJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect. 61-74.
    1996 An examination of student attrition at a medium-sized southern universityPsychological reports. 1035-1038.
    1995 Accuracy of college honors students’ self-reported American Collegiate Test ScoresPerceptual and motor skills. 64-66.
    1995 Medicaid fraud: Actions, actors, and policyCriminal Justice Policy Review. 275-290.
    1995 The principles of science and the introductory criminal justice studentLAE Journal of the American Criminal Justice Association. 15-20.


    Year Title
    2016 White-Collar Crime: The Essentials.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
    2015 Introduction to Criminal Justice: A Balanced Approach.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    2011 Crime and Elder Abuse: An Integrated Perspective (3rd ed.).  Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
    2011 White-Collar Crime: A Text/Reader.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    2009 Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life-Course Approach.  3rd ed. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson.
    2005 Drugs and Policing: Scientific Approach.  Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.
    2003 Crime in the Home Health Care Field.  Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
    2003 Incarcerating White-Collar Criminals: The Prison Experience and Beyond.  Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishing, LTD.


    Year Title
    2016 Effects on White-Collar Defendants of Criminal Justice Attention and SanctionsOxford Handbooks Online. Oxford University Press.
    2016 Interventions, Policies, and Future Research Directions in Family ViolenceThe Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, LTD.
    2012 "The influence of aging, health, and community characteristics on happiness"Applied Public Health: Examining Multifaceted Social of Ecological Problems to Child Maltreatment. New York NY: Nova Science Publishers.

    Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1993
  • M.A. in Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1990
  • B.S. in Sociology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1988
  • Full Name

  • Brian Payne