- Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1973
- B.A., Honors in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1969
Situational aspects of crime and violence, individual patterns of criminal and violent behavior, intimate partner influences on criminal behavior, domestic violence in context of the larger experience of violence, avoided violence, role of routine activities in individual offending.
Professional Awards and Achievements
- Fellow of the American Society of Criminology
- President, American Society of Criminology, 2004-2005
- University of Nebraska at Omaha Award for Distinguished Research or Creative Activity, 1998
- Kayser Professorship, University of Nebraska at Omaha, awarded 1997
- Judicial Fellow of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1982-83, assigned to the Federal Judicial Center
- Editorial Boards: Criminology, Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly
- Spohn, Cassia and Julie Horney. Rape Law Reform: A Grassroots Revolution and its Impact, 1992, New York: Plenum.
Articles and Chapters
- Roberts, Jennifer J. and Julie Horney. “The Life Event Calendar Method in Criminological Research,” in Piquero, Alex and David Weisburd (Eds.), Handbook of Quantitative Criminology, New York: Springer, forthcoming.
- Horney, Julie. “An Alternative Psychology of Criminal Behavior,” The American Society of Criminology 2005 Presidential Address,Criminology, 2006, 44, 1-16. (Reprinted in Stuart Henry and Scott A. Lukas (Eds.) Recent Developments in Criminal Theory, Surrey: Ashgate, forthcoming)
- Baumer, Eric, Julie Horney, Richard Felson, and Janet Lauritsen. “Neighborhood Disadvantage and the Nature of Violence,” Criminology,2003, 41, 39-72.
- Wells, William and Julie Horney. “Weapon Effects and Individual Intent to Do Harm: Influences on the Escalation of Violence” Criminology,2002, 40, 265-296.
- Horney, Julie and Cassia Spohn, “The Influence of Blame and Believability Factors on the Processing of Simple Versus Aggravated Rape Cases,” Criminology, 1996, 34, 135-162.
- Horney, Julie, D. Wayne Osgood, and Ineke Haen Marshall, “Criminal Careers in the Short-Term: Intra-Individual Variability in Crime and its Relation to Local Life Circumstances,” American Sociological Review, 1995, 60, 655-673 (Reprinted in Alex Piquero and Paul Mazerrole (eds.), 2001, Life-Course Criminology, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth).
- Horney, Julie and Ineke Marshall. "Risk Perceptions Among Serious Offenders: The Role of Crime and Punishment," Criminology, 1992, 30, 575-594.
- Horney, Julie and Ineke Marshall. "An Experimental Comparison of Two Methods for Measuring Lambda," Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1992, 29 102-121.
- Horney, Julie and Ineke Marshall. "Measuring Lambda through Self-Reports," Criminology, 1991, 31, 471-495.
- Horney, Julie and Cassia Spohn. "Rape Law Reform and Instrumental Change in Six Urban Jurisdictions," Law and Society Review, 1991, 25, 117-153. (Reprinted in Stewart Macaulay, Lawrence M. Friedman, and John Stookey, (eds.), 1995, Law and Society: Readings on the Social Study of Law, New York: W.W. Norton and in Jennifer Temkin (ed.), 1995, Rape and the Criminal Justice System, Hampshire, England: Dartmouth Publishing)
- Spohn, Cassia and Julie Horney. " 'The Law's the Law, But Fair is Fair': Rape Shield Laws and Officials' Assessments of Sexual History Evidence," Criminology, 1991, 29, 137-161.