Angela Kaufman-Parks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology

Department Chair, Sociology & Criminology

508-767-7357 Kennedy Memorial Hall - Room 212

Degrees Earned

Ph.D., Sociology (Summa cum laude), Bowling Green State University. August 2014 

Concentrations: Criminology and Social Psychology 

Dissertation: Familial background and relationship-specific correlates of intimate partner violence across the life-course 

M.A., Sociology (Summa cum laude), Bowling Green State University. August 2011 

Thesis: Keeping the white family together: Racial disparities in the out-of-home placements of maltreated children 

B.S., Journalism (Summa cum laude), Bowling Green State University. August 2009

Concentration: Public Relations, Minor in Sociology  

Publications & Editorships

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., Longmore, M.A., Giordano, P.C., & Manning, W.D. (2019). Inducing jealousy and intimate partner violence among young adults. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36, 2802-2823.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., Longmore, M.A., Giordano, P.C., & Manning, W.D. (2018). Inducing jealousy and intimate partner violence among young adults. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 1-22. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407518802451.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M. (2018). Defense against attack. In T.K. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-4). Springer International Publishing, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_903-1.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M. (2018). History of abuse. In T.K. Shackelford & V. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1-9). Springer International Publishing, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_911-1.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., DeMaris, A., Giordano, P.C., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2018). Familial effects on intimate partner violence perpetration across adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Family Issues, 39, 1933-1961.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., DeMaris, A. Giordano, P.C., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2018). Intimate partner violence perpetration from adolescence to young adulthood: Trajectories and the role of familial factors. Journal of Family Violence, 33, 27-41.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., DeMaris, A., Giordano, P.C., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2017). Parents and partners: Moderating and mediating influences on intimate partner violence across adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 1295-1323.

Giordano, P.C., Kaufman, A.M., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2015). Teen dating violence: The influence of friendships and school context. Sociological Focus, 48, 150-171.

Kaufman, A.M. (2013). Keeping the white family together: Racial disparities in the out-of-home placements of maltreated children. Advances in Applied Sociology, 3, 320-328.

Presentations

Kaufman-Parks, A.M. (2019, April). Familial and gendered influences on adolescents’ and young adults’ experiences with intimate partner violence. Presented at Assumption College’s third annual Women’s Studies Faculty Lecture. Worcester, MA. 

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., Longmore, M.A., Giordano, P.C. & Manning, W.D. (2018, August). Inducing jealousy and intimate partner violence among young adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Philadelphia, PA. 

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., DeMaris, A., Giordano, P.C., Longmore, M.A., & Manning, W.D. (2017, November). The effects of physical maltreatment and early relationship quality on intimate partner infidelity in young adulthood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA. 

Kaufman-Parks, A.M. (2016, May). Prisoner Rehabilitation and Reentry: Working with Hector Reyes House. Faculty presentation at Assumption College’s annual Community Service Learning Workshop. Worcester, MA.

Kaufman-Parks, A.M., DeMaris, A., Giordano, P.C., Manning, W.D. & Longmore, M.A. (2015, November). Parents and partners: Moderating and mediating influences on IPV across adolescence and young adulthood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C. 

Kaufman, A.M., & DeMaris, A. (2015, April). Exploring the trajectory and patterning of IPV perpetration from adolescence to young adulthood: A growth-curve analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, San Diego, CA. 

Kaufman, A.M., DeMaris, A., Giordano P.C., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2014, November). The influence of familial background factors on intimate partner violence across adolescence and young adulthood. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA. 

Giordano, P.C., Kaufman A.M., Manning, W.D., & Longmore, M.A. (2013, November). Adolescent dating violence: The influence of friendships and school context. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.  

Demuth, S., & Kaufman, A.M. (2013, March). Ethnicity, social class, and pretrial detention in federal drug cases: Are Latino citizens being treated like an alien other? Invited presentation at the Center for Family and Demographic Research, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.  

Kaufman, A.M. (2012, November). Selecting into violence: Do race, self-esteem and self-efficacy matter? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL. 

Kaufman, A.M. (2012, April). Keeping the white family together: Racial disparities in the out-of-home placements of maltreated children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, San Diego, CA. 

Kaufman, A.M. (2011, November). Understanding adult criminality among maltreated children: Does placement matter? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C. 

Demuth, S., & Kaufman, A.M. (2011, November). Do social class differences explain racial and ethnic disparities in federal pretrial detention? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, D.C. 

Grants and Awards

Faculty Development Grant. Awarded for development of a new course, Family Violence. Summer & Fall 2017. 

Faculty Development Grant. Awarded for development of a new course, Prisoner Rehabilitation and Reentry. Summer & Fall 2015.

International Association of Business Communications, Future Vision Awards Winner, 2008.

Toledo Community Foundation Scholarship Recipient, 2008.

Press Club Scholarship Recipient, 2008.

Nicole Valek Scholarship Recipient, 2007.

Gordon and Laurie Bracht Hamm Scholarship Recipient, 2007.

George Mylander Scholarship Recipient, 2007.

Professional Affiliations

American Sociological Association

American Society of Criminology

Population Association of America

Southwestern Social Science Association

National Academic Honors Society – Alpha Lambda Delta

National Journalism Honorary Society – Kappa Tau Alpha

Professional Service

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 2016-Present.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cogent Social Sciences. 2016-Present. 

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Violence Against Women. 2014-Present. 

Reviewer for HFG (The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation) Grant, 2014.