Katie Durante portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Publications

  • Durante, Katherine A., Mari, Vanessa Z., & Caputo, Cristina. (Accepted). Supplemental Instruction at a Hispanic-Serving Institution: Moving Towards a Model to Improve Equity in Student Outcomes. Journal of Latinos and Education. Published, 12/22/2022.
  • Tadros, E., Durante. K. A., Morgan, A. & Hutcherson, R. (2022). An Actor-partner Interdependence Model Analysis of Family Support and Depression Among Coparenting Couples with an Incarcerated Partner. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. Published, 09/22/2022.
  • Durante K.A., Phillips Meertins J.R. & Tadros E. (2022). Institutional Relational Maintenance Barriers and Perceptions of Relationship Quality Among Women With Incarcerated Partners. Crime and Delinquency. Published, 07/21/2022.
  • Tadros E., Durante K.A., Sugrue K. & Barbini M. (2022). PTSD Symptoms and Coparenting among Incarcerated Fathers. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Published, 06/20/2022.
  • Tadros E., Morgan A.A. & Durante K.A. (2022). Criticism, Compassion, and Conspiracy Theories: A Thematic Analysis of What Twitter Users Are Saying About COVID-19 in Correctional Settings. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Published, 06/15/2022.
  • Durante K.A. & Caputo C. (2022). Teaching Statistics: Can Supplemental Instruction Facilitate Student Success?. College Teaching. Published, 05/30/2022.
  • Tadros E. & Durante K.A. (2022). Coparenting, Negative Educational Outcomes, and Familial Instability in Justice-involved Families. (pp. 267-287). Vol. 66, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Published, 02/01/2022.
  • Tadros E., Durante K.A., McKay T., Barbini M. & Hollie B. (2022). Mental Health, Perceived Consensus of Coparenting, and Physical Health Among Incarcerated Fathers and Their Nonincarcerated, Romantic Partners. (pp. 210-224). Vol. 40, Families, Systems and Health. Published, 01/13/2022.
  • Tadros E., Barbini M., Durante K.A. & Cappetto M. (2021). The Impact of Physical Health, Race, and Financial Status on Relational Satisfaction. Journal of Family Issues. Published, 12/06/2021.
  • Durante, K.A. (2021). County-Level Context and Sentence Lengths for Black, Latinx, and White Individuals: A Multi-Level Assessment. Criminal Justice Policy Review. Vol. 32(9), 915-937. Published, 06/10/2021.
  • Tadros E., Durante K.A., McKay T. & Hollie B. (2022). Coparenting from Prison: An Examination of Incarcerated Fathers’ Consensus of Coparenting. (pp. 314-332). Vol. 50, American Journal of Family Therapy. Published, 04/19/2021.
  • Carlton-Ford S., Durante K., Graham C. & Evans T.D. (2020). Essay: Common Fates, Common Goals—A Response to Cyr. (pp. 523-527). Vol. 46, Armed Forces and Society. Published, 07/01/2020.
  • Durante K.A. (2020). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Prison Admissions Across Counties: An Evaluation of Racial/Ethnic Threat, Socioeconomic Inequality, and Political Climate Explanations. Race and Justice. Vol. 10, 176-202. Published, 04/01/2020.

Research Keywords

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Punishment
  • Program Evaluation (social sciences)
  • Prisons
  • Incarceration
  • Incarcerated Families
  • Drugs and Society
  • Death Penalty
  • Criminology

Presentations

  • Durante, Katie. 2022. “Research on Families Impacted by Incarceration.” American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, Georgia. Panel, Presented, 11/17/2022.
  • Tadros, Eman, Katherine Durante, Amy Morgan. 2022. “Strengthened Communication Skills as a Protective Factor for Incarcerated Couples.” The Criminology Consortium, online. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/01/2022.
  • Durante, Katherine A., Sarah Trocchio, and Cynthia Martínez. 2022. “Shared Sentencing Disparities? The Latino/a/x Experience in Florida.” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2022.
  • Durante, Katherine A., Jasmine Meertins, and Eman Tadros. 2022. “Institutional Barriers to Contact and Relationship Quality in Justice-Involved Families.” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2022.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2022. “Teaching Research Methods, Capstone, and Internship: Lessons Learned.” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. Presentation, Presented, 03/2022.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2019. “Marijuana Legalization, Race, and Drug Arrests: A Pre-Test Post-Test Analysis.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, New York. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2019.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2018. “Examining the Disparity in Black-White Prison Admissions for Drug Offenses.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2018.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2018. “Unequal Outcomes: A Multi-level Analysis of Sentence Lengths by Racial/ Ethnic Group.” Western Association of Criminal Justice, Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/2018.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2016. “Racial Disparities in Prison Admissions across U.S. Counties: A Look at Racial Threat, Class Inequality, and Political Climate.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Seattle, Washington. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2016.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2015. “The Effects of Jurisdictional Context on Racial Disparities in Prison Admissions.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago, Illinois. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2015.
  • Carlton-Ford, Steve and Katherine A. Durante. 2014. “More Guns Yields Less Butter: Child Mortality and the Mediators of Praetorian Militarization.” American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2014.
  • Durante, Katherine A. and Michael. 2014. Labor Surplus and Incarceration: The Rusche-Kirchheimer Thesis in the 21st Century.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, California. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2014.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2014. “Colorblind Ideology and Racial Disparities in Incarceration.” North Central Sociological Association, Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Durante, Katherine A. 2013. “American Values and Mass Incarceration.” North Central Sociological Association, Indianapolis, Indiana. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2013.