Sociology & Criminal Justice

Scott R. Maggard

NORFOLK, 23523

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Florida, (2006)

M.A. in Sociology, University of Florida, (2001)

B.A. in Sociology, University of Central Florida, (1997)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Maggard, S. and Chappell, A. T. "Solicitation for Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems: Investigator Initiated "Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) in Virginia and Florida: A Multi-State Investigation"" $345,038. Federal. -
Maggard, S. and Chappell, A. T. "Summer Research Grant for Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) in Virginia: A Multi-Site Evaluation" $6,000. Old Dominion University. 2013 - 2013
Maggard, S. "Junior Faculty Grant Program to Promote Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships: A Statewide Evaluation of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) in Virginia " $279,039. Federal. -
Maggard, S. "Summer Research Grant for Factors Predicting Sentencing Departures in Federal Drug Cases: Examining the Impact of United States v. Booker" $6,000. Old Dominion University. 2010 - 2010
Maggard, S. "Juvenile Justice Innovation in Norfolk, Virginia: Examining the Factors Predicting Secure Detention " $7,000. Old Dominion University. 2009 - 2009


Criminology/Criminal Justice

Research Interests

Substance use, race and ethnicity, drug policy, social disorganization theory, juvenile justice


Stringer, R. and Maggard, S. (2016). Reefer Madness to Marijuana Legalization. Journal of Drug Issues 46 (4) , pp. 428-445.
Maggard, S. (2015). Assessing the Impact of the Juvenile Detention AlternativesInitiative (JDAI): Predictors of Secure Detention and Length of StayBefore and After JDAI.. JQ: Justice Quarterly 32 (4) , pp. 571 - 597.
Maggard, S. and Boylstein, C. (2014). Changing Masks: Identity Maintenance and the Role of Marijuana among a Small Circle of Marijuana Growers. Deviant Behavior 35 (8) , pp. 593-610.
Chappell, A., Maggard, S. and Higgins, J. L.. (2013). Exceptions to the Rule? Exploring the Use of Overrides in Detention Risk Assessment. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.
Boylstein, C. and Maggard, S. (2013). Small-Scale Marijuana Growing: Deviant Careers as Serious Leisure. HUMBOLDT JOURNAL OF SOCIAL RELATIONS (35) , pp. 52-70.
Maggard, S., Payne, B. K. and Chappell, A. (2012). Attitudes toward capital punishment: Educational, demographic, and neighborhood crime influences . The Social Science Journal 49 (2) , pp. 155 - 166.
Rothe, D. and Maggard, S. (2012). Factors that Impede or Facilitate Post-Conflict Justice Mechanisms?. International Criminal Law Review 12 (2) , pp. 193-217.
Maggard, S., Higgins, J. L.. and Chappell, A. (2012). Pre-dispositional juvenile detention: an analysis of race, gender and intersectionality. Journal of Crime and Justice 36 (1) , pp. 67-86.
Chappell, A., Maggard, S. and Gibson, S. A.. (2010). A Theoretical Investigation of Public Attitudes Toward Sex Education in Public Schools. Sociological Spectrum 30 (2) , pp. 196-219.
Parker, K. F.. and Maggard, S. (2009). Making a Difference: The Impact of Traditional Male Role Models on Drug Sale Activity and Violence Involving Black Urban Youth. Journal of Drug Issues 39 (3) , pp. 715-739.
Chappell, A. and Maggard, S. (2007). Applying Black's theory of law to crack and cocaine dispositions.. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 51 (3) , pp. 264-78.
Parker, K. F.. and Maggard, S. (2005). Structural Theories and Race-Specific Drug Arrests: What Structural Factors Account for the Rise in Race-Specific Drug Arrests Over Time?. Crime & Delinquency 51 (4) , pp. 521-547.