Areas of Specialization:
Crime and Delinquency; Sociology of Alcohol; Work, Family, and Crime; Criminological
Theory; Sociology of Social Problems
Soc 2000: Social Problems
Soc 3600: Criminology
Soc 3630: Juvenile Delinquency
Soc 3640: Police and Society
Soc 3600: Punishment and Society
Soc 4950: Senior Capstone
Soc 6030: Seminar in Crime and Deviance
Vander Ven, Thomas and Mark Colvin (Forthcoming, 2012). "Crime and Coercion." In The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory, F. Cullen and P. Wilcox (eds.). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.
Vander Ven, Thomas. 2011. Getting Wasted: Why Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard. New York: New York University Press.
Vander Ven, Thomas, and Patrick O' Brien. 2011. "The Morning After: The Definition and Management of Post-Intoxication Illness in a University Student Sample." The International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice, and Law 4 (2).
Vander Ven, Thomas, and Jeffrey Beck. 2009. "Getting Drunk and Hooking Up: An Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between Alcohol Intoxication and Casual Coupling in a University Sample." Sociological Spectrum 29: 626-48.
Hoffman, Bruce, and Thomas Vander Ven. 2007. "Mother Blame and Delinquency Claims: Juvenile Delinquency and Maternal Responsibility in Expert Discourses." In Youth Violence and Delinquency Interventions, McShane and Williams (eds.). Praeger Publishing.
Vander Ven, Thomas. 2005. "The Community Construction of the Underage Drinker." Deviant Behavior 26: 129-49.
Vander Ven, Thomas and Francis T. Cullen. 2004. "The Impact of Maternal
Employment on Serious Youth Crime: Do Working Conditions Matter?" Crime
and Delinquency 50: 272- 91.
Vander Ven, Thomas. 2003. Working Mothers and Juvenile Delinquency. New
York: LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC.
Vander Ven, Thomas, and Marikay Vander Ven. 2002. "Exploring Patterns
of Mother-Blaming in Anorexia Scholarship: A Study in the Sociology of
Knowledge". Human Studies.
Colvin, Mark, Cullen, Francis T., and Thomas Vander Ven. 2002. "Coercion,
Social Support, and Crime: An Emerging Theoretical Consensus." Criminology 40:19-42.
Vander Ven, Thomas. 2002. "Don't Whine, Be Real, and Don't Chase
the Benjamins: The Popular Music Critic as Moral Claimsmaker." Sociological
Vander Ven, Thomas, Cullen, Francis T., Carrozza, Mark, and John Paul
Wright. 2001. "Home Alone: The Impact of Maternal Employment on
Delinquency." Social Problems 48: 236-57.
Applegate, B., F. Cullen, B. Fisher, and T. Vander Ven. 2000. "Forgiveness
and Fundamentalism: Reconsidering the Relationship Between Correctional
Attitudes and Religion." Criminology 38:719-54.
Fisher, B., C. Cobane, T. Vander Ven, and F. Cullen. 1999. "How
Many Authors Does it Take to Publish an Article?: Trends in Political
Science." PS: Politics and Political Science: 31: 847-56.
Vander Ven, Thomas. 1998. "Fear of Victimization and the Interactional
Construction of Harassment in a Latino Neighborhood." Journal of Contemporary
Fisher, B., T. Vander Ven, Craig T. Cobane, Francis T. Cullen, and Nicolas
Williams. 1998. "Trends in Multiple-Authored Articles in Criminology
and Criminal Justice: A Comparative Disciplinary Analysis." Journal
of Criminal Justice Education.