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Recent Publications

Lowder, E. M., Foudray, C. M. A., & McPherson, M. (2022). Proxy assessments and early pretrial release: Effects on criminal case and recidivism outcomes. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Advance online publication.

Lowder, E. M., Diaz, C. L., Grommon, E., & Ray, B. R. (2022). Differential prediction and disparate impact of pretrial risk assessments in practice: A multi-site evaluation. Journal of Experimental Criminology.

Lowder, E. M., & Wilson, D. (2021). Pretrial risk assessment validation research: Range restriction and attenuation of predictive validity estimates. Law and Human Behavior. 45(4), 324–335.

Zottola, S.A., Desmarais, S.L., Lowder, E.M., & Duhart Clarke, S.E. (2021). Evaluating fairness of algorithmic risk assessment instruments: The problem with forcing dichotomies. Criminal Justice and Behavior.  

Bailey, K., Lowder, E. M., Grommon, E., Rising, S., & Ray, B. R. (2021). Evaluation of a police–mental health co-response team relative to traditional police response in Indianapolis. Psychiatric Services,  

Lowder, E. M., & Foudray, C. M. A. (2021). Use of risk assessments in pretrial supervision decision-making and associated outcomes. Crime & Delinquency. 

Lowder, E. M. (2021). Pushing the boundaries of prediction to address the opioid crisis. The Lancet Public Health. 

Lowder, E. M., Diaz, C. L., Grommon, E., and Ray, B. R. (2021). Effects of pretrial risk assessments on release decisions and misconduct outcomes relative to practice as usual. Journal of Criminal Justice, 73, 101754,

Desmarais, S., Zottola, S., Lowder, E., & Duhart Clarke, S. (2021). Predictive validity of pretrial risk assessments: A systematic review of the literature. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48(4), 398-420. 

Lowder, E. M., Lawson, S. G., Grommon, E., and Ray, B. R. (2020). Local validation of the Indiana Risk Assessment System – Pretrial Assessment Tool (IRAS-PAT) in five counties. Justice Quarterly. 

Lowder, E. M., Lawson, S. G., O’Donnell, D., Sightes, E., & Ray, B. R. (2020). Two-year outcomes following naloxone administration by police first responders or emergency medical services. Criminology and Public Policy. 

Lowder, E. M., Amlung, J., & Ray, B. R. (2020). Individual and county-level variation in outcomes following non-fatal opioid-involved overdose. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 

Lowder, E. M., Rade, C. B., Ware, D., & Desmarais, S. L. (2020). Barriers and facilitators to the use of the SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) model with justice-involved adults. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 

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