Dr. William Pridemore

Recent and Selected Publications

“A longitudinal study of the impact of home vacancy on robbery and burglary rates during the US housing crisis, 2005-2009,” (with R.W. Jones), Crime & Delinquency, (Forthcoming).

“The mortality penalty of incarceration: Evidence from a population-based case-control study,” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 55 (2014), 215-233.
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“The effects of the 2006 Russian alcohol policy on alcohol-related mortality: An interrupted time series analysis,” (with M.B. Chamlin, M.T. Kaylen, and E.M. Andreev),  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 (2014), 257-266.
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“Reduction in male suicide mortality following the 2006 Russian alcohol policy: An interrupted time series analysis,” (with M.B. Chamlin, and E.M. Andreev), American Journal of Public Health, 103 (2013), 2021-2026.
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“An individual-level analysis of chronic hazardous drinking and suicide among working-age Russian males,” Addiction, 108 (2013), 1933-1941.
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“Poverty, social protection, and cross-national homicide rates: Direct and moderating effects,” (with M. Rogers), Social Science Research, 42 (2013), 584-595.
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“Alcohol outlets and community levels of interpersonal violence: Spatial density, type of outlet, and seriousness of assault,” (with T.H. Grubesic), Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 50 (2013), 132-159.
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“Social disorganization and crime in rural communities: The first direct test of the systemic model,” (with M.T. Kaylen), British Journal of Criminology, 53 (2013), 905-923.
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“A comparison of ideologically motivated homicides from the new Extremist Crime Database and routine homicides from the Supplementary Homicide Reports using multiple imputation by chained equations to handle missing values,” (with J. Gruenewald), Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 28 (2012), 141-162.
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“Community organization moderates the effect of alcohol outlet density on violence,” (with T.H. Grubesic), British Journal of Sociology, 63 (2012), 680-704.
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“Handbook of European homicide research: Patterns, explanations, and country studies,” (with M.C.A. Liem), New York: Springer. (2012)
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“Poverty matters: A reassessment of the inequality-homicide relationship in cross-national studies,” British Journal of Criminology, 51 (2011), 739-772.
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“Using proximity analysis and spatial cluster detection to better understand the association between agglomerations of alcohol outlets and clusters of violence,” (with T.H. Grubesic), International Journal of Health Geographics, 10 (2011), 30.
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“Reduction in suicide mortality following a new national alcohol policy: An interrupted time series analysis of Slovenia,” (with A. Snowden), American Journal of Public Health, 99 (2009), 915-920.
Link to Article“A methodological addition to the cross-national empirical literature on social structure and homicide: A first test of the poverty-homicide thesis,” Criminology, 46 (2008), 133-154.
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“A test of competing hypotheses about homicide rates following terrorist attacks: An interrupted time series analysis of September 11 and Oklahoma City,” (with M.B. Chamlin and A. Trahan), Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 24 (2008), 381-396.
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“The impact of state laws protecting abortion clinics and reproductive rights: Deterrence, backlash, or neither?,” (with J.D. Freilich), Law and Human Behavior, 31 (2007), 611-627.
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“A time series analysis of the effects of heavy drinking on homicide and suicide rates in Russia, 1956-2002,” (with M.B. Chamlin), Addiction, 101 (2006), 1719-1729.
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“Heavy drinking and suicide mortality in Russia,” Social Forces, 85 (2006), 413-430.
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“Mismeasuring militias: The methodological limitations of state-level studies of paramilitary groups,” (with J.D. Freilich), Justice Quarterly, 23 (2006), 147-162.
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“Democratization and political change as threats to collective sentiments: Testing Durkheim in Russia,” (with S.W. Kim), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 605 (2006), 82-103.
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“Obtaining sensitive information from a wary population: A comparison of telephone and face-to-face surveys of welfare recipients in the United States,” (with K.R. Damphousse and R.K. Moore), Social Science & Medicine, 61 (2005), 976-984.
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“Education and marriage as protective factors against homicide mortality: Methodological and substantive findings from Moscow,” (with V.M. Shkolnikov), Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 20 (2004), 173-187.
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“Weekend effects on binge drinking and homicide mortality: Preliminary evidence for the social connection between alcohol and violence in Russia,” Addiction, 99 (2004), 1034-1041.
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“Measuring homicide in Russia: A comparison of estimates from the crime and vital statistics reporting systems,” Social Science & Medicine, 57 (2003), 1343-1354.
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“Vodka and violence: Alcohol consumption and homicide rates in Russia,” American Journal of Public Health, 92 (2002), 1921-1930.
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“The changing nature of murder in Russia,” (with V.V. Chervyakov, V.M. Shkolnikov, and M. McKee),  Social Science & Medicine, 55 (2002), 1713-1724.
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