Editorial Work

Contributing Editor, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 2007-present

Associate Editor, Justice Quarterly, 1988-1991, and again 1997-2003

Associate Editor, Crime, Law and Social Change, 1990-2001.

Contributing Editor, Chronicles magazine, 2000-2002.

Member, Editorial Board, Chesterton Review, 1999-2005

Member, Editorial Board, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 1998-2001

Associate Editor, Contemporary Crises, 1987-1990.

Consulting Editor, Criminal Organizations, 1988-1989.

Member, Editorial Board of Penn State Press 1990-1993.


I have reviewed manuscripts for numerous scholarly journals, including:


Agricultural History

American Political Science Review

American Sociological Review 

Civil War History

Crime, Law & Social Change 


Gender and Society

Homicide Studies

Journal of Cold War Studies            

Journal of Crime and Justice            

Journal of Criminal Justice  

Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

Journal of the History of Medicine

Justice Quarterly    


Pennsylvania History

Philosophy and Rhetoric

Social Science Quarterly

Social Problems  

Sociological Forum

Sociological Perspectives 

Sociological Theory

Theoretical Criminology. 

Violence and Victims


I have also reviewed proposals for the (British) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).


Reviewed book manuscripts for a number of publishers including:


Academic Press    

Altamira Press


Bucknell University Press     

Cambridge University Press

Laurence King Publishing (UK)


Mayfield Publishing            

New York University Press

Northeastern University Press        

Oxford University Press (New York)           

Oxford University Press (UK)          

Penn State Press  


SUNY Press           

University of California Press           

University of Nebraska Press            

University of North Carolina Press   

University of Wales Press 

University of Wisconsin Press          

University Press of Kentucky         

Westminster John Knox