About David May
Dr. David C. May is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice. He is also a Kentucky Center for School Safety Research Fellow at Eastern Kentucky University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology with emphasis in Criminology from Mississippi State University in 1997 and joined the faculty at Eastern Kentucky University in 2001. Dr. May has coauthored an Introduction to Corrections textbook, a book on perceptions of the punitiveness of prison, and two books examining gun possession and use among juveniles. His research interests include the causes and cures of juvenile delinquency, fear of criminal victimization among adults and adolescents, predictors of gun possession and use among juveniles, crime in schools, and perceptions of sentence severity among adults. In his spare time, David is heavily involved in scouting and youth sport activities.
Nonsocial Versus Social Reinforcers Contrasting Theoretical Perspectives on Repetitive Serious ...
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice (2011)
A wide variety of theoretical perspectives demonstrate an association with delinquency. Recently, a number of researchers have sought to integrate ...
Lessons Learned from Punishment Exchange Rates: Implications for Research, Theory ...
Journal of Behavior Analysis of Offender and Victim: Treatment and Prevention (2008)
A growing number of studies have used exchange rates to examine perceptions of the punitivieness of prison when compared to ...