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. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000341

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11292-021-09492-9

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. https://doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000458

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/00938548211040544  

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, appi.ps.202000864. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202000864  

Lowder, E. M., & Foudray, C. M. A. (2021). Use of risk assessments in pretrial supervision decision-making and associated outcomes. Crime & Delinquency. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F00111287211022642 

Lowder, E. M. (2021). Pushing the boundaries of prediction to address the opioid crisis. The Lancet Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00104-3 

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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2020.101754.

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.  https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0093854820932959 

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2020.1829006 

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1745-9133.12509 

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. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2019-212915 

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. https://doi.org/10.1037/prj0000403