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Dr. Augustine J. Kposowa

University of California Riverside, USA

Associate Professor


Email: augustine.kposowa@ucr.edu


Qualifications

1990 Ph.D., Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1986 M.A., Sociology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1977 B.A., Philosophy, Saint Paul's College, Magna Cum Laude, Liberia


Publications (selected)

  1. Steven Stack & Augustine J. Kposowa (2011). Religion and Suicidality: A Cross-NationalAnalysis. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion(in press).
  2. Steven Stack & Augustine J. Kposowa (2011). The effect of survivalism-selfexpressionismculture on black male suicide acceptability: A cross-national analysis. Social Science & Medicine,  72, 1211-1218.
  3. Augustine J. Kposowa & Stephanie D’Auria (2010). Association of temporal factors andsuicides in the United States, 2000 to 2004. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45, 433-445.
  4. Augustine J. Kposowa, Michelle Adams & Glenn T. Tsunokai (2010) Citizenship status andarrest patterns in the United States: Evidence from the Arrestee Drug Abuse MonitoringProgramCrime, Law and Social Change 53, 159-181.
  5. Augustine J. Kposowa (2009) Psychiatrist availability, social disintegration and suicide deaths in U.S. Counties, 1990-1995.Journal of Community Psychology, 37, 73-87.
  6. Glenn T. Tsunokai, Augustine J. Kposowa, & Michele A. Adams (2009). Racial Preferences inInternet Dating: A Comparison of Four Birth Cohorts. Western Journal of Black Studies. 33, 1-15.
  7. Augustine J. Kposowa & Kevin D. Breault (2009). Motor vehicle deaths among men: maritalstatus, gender and social integration. International Journal of Men’s Health, 8, 129-142.
  8. Glenn T sunokai & Augustine J. Kposowa (2009). Explaining gang involvement anddelinquency among Asian Americans: An Empirical Test of General Strain Theory. Journal of Gang Research, 16, 1-33.
  9. Augustine J. Kposowa, James T. McElvain, & Kevin D. Breault (2008). Immigration and suiciderisk: the role of marital status and social integration. Archives of Suicide Research, 12, 82-92.
  10. Steven Stack & Augustine J. Kposowa (2008). The influence of suicide rates on individual levelsuicide attitudes: A cross-national analysis. Social Science Quarterly, 89, 39-59.
  11. James P. McElvain & Augustine J. Kposowa (2008). Police officer characteristics and the likelihood of using deadly force. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 505-521.
  12. Augustine J. Kposowa. (2007). Is there an racial/ethnic hierarchy in health status and care? The Western Journal of Black Studies, 31, 17-32.
  13. Augustine J. Kposowa & Davison Bideshi (2006). Reassessing the sources of racial and ethnicdisparities in U.S. adult mortality.The Western Journal of Black Studies, 30, 1-14.
  14. Steven Stack & Augustine J. Kposowa (2006) The effect of tax fraud acceptability: across-nationalanalysis. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 45, 325-351.
  15. Augustine J. Kposowa, Glenn T. Tsunokai & James P. Mc Elvain. (2006) Race and homicide inthe National Longitudinal Mortality Study. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 4, 1-27.
  16. Augustine J. Kposowa & James T. Mc Elvain (2006) Gender, place and method of suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 54,1-9.
  17. Augustine J. Kposowa (2006) Erosion of the rule of law as a contributing factor in civil conflict: the case of Sierra Leone. Police Practice & Research, 7, 35-48.
  18. James P. McElvain & Augustine J. Kposowa (2006). Juvenile Delinquency and Crime: AnEvaluation of a Multi-Agency School Implemented Program. The Journal of CaliforniaLaw Enforcement, 40, 7-22.
  19. Augustine J. Kposowa & K. D. Breault. (2005). Race, Ethnicity and the Risk of HomicideVictimization: Results from the NHIS-MCD. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 3, 21-46.
  20. Augustine J. Kposowa & Glenn T. Tsunokai (2004) Searching for relief: racial differences intreatment of patients with back pain. Race & Society, 5, 193-223.
  21. James P. McElvain & Augustine J. Kposowa (2004). Police officer characteristics and internalaffairs investigations for use of force allegations. Journal of Criminal Justice, 32, 265-279.
  22. Siambanes, D, Kposowa, AJ. & Michelsen S (2003) Diskography outcomes in patientsfollowing lumbar diskectomy. Orthopedics, 26, 777-782.
  23. Augustine J. Kposowa (2003). Divorce and suicide risk. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 57, 993.
  24. Augustine J. Kposowa. (2003). Research on unemployment and suicide: problems andconsequences. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 57, 559-560 [InvitedCommentary].
  25. Augustine J. Kposowa & Glenn T. Tsunokai (2003). Offending patterns among southeastAsians in California. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 1, 93-114.
  26. Augustine J. Kposowa (2002). Human capital and the performance of African immigrants inthe U. S. labor market. Western Journal of Black Studies, 26, 175-183
  27. Glenn Tsunokai & Augustine J. Kposowa (2002). Asian gangs in the United States: the currentstate of the research literature. Crime, Law & Social Change, 37, 37-50.


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Last updated: 2014-6-20