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Jeffrey A. Gruenewald

Jeffrey A. Gruenewald

Assoc Professor

Director of the Terrorism Research Center www.terrorismresearch.uark.edu

(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences

(SOCI)-Sociology and Criminology

Phone: 479-575-3205

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Dr. Gruenewald’s research interests include terrorism and violent extremism, homeland security policy, homicide, and media representations of race, gender, and violence.

CRIM 4113 Terrorism

SOC 3313 Social Research 

SOC 5013 Advanced Social Research 

BA, Indiana University

MA, Indiana University 

PhD, Michigan State University

Harris, C.T., & Gruenewald, J. (2020). News media trends in the framing of immigration and crime, 1990-2013. Forthcoming in Social Problems. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/socpro/spz024

Freilich, J.D., Began, V., Parkin, W.S., Chermak, S., & Gruenewald, J. (2019). An intervention analysis of fatal far-right extremist violence within a vector-autoregressive framework. Forthcoming in Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17467586.2019.1700541

Lowder, E., Ray, B., & Gruenewald, J. (2019). Criminal justice professionals' attitudes toward mental illness and substance use. Community Mental Health Journal, 55(3), 428-439.

Gruenewald, J., Klein, B., Parkin, W., Freilich, J.D., & Chermak, S. (2019). A situated comparison of suicide and non-suicide terrorist plots and homicides in the United States, 1990-2014. Crime & Delinquency, 65(9), 1187-1217.

Schildkraut, J., & Gruenewald, J. (2019). Media salience and frame-changing in the coverage of mass shootings: A comparison of ideological and non-ideological attacks. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 19

Gruenewald, J., Klein, B.R., Freilich, J.D., & Chermak, S. (2019). American jihadi terrorism: A comparison of homicides and unsuccessful plots. Terrorism & Political Violence, 31(3), 516-535.

Wilson, J.M., Gruenewald, J., & Grammich, C.A. (2019). Officer views in contracting, merger, and hybrid agencies. Policing: An International Journal, 42(2), 270-283.

Gruenewald, J., Drawve, G., & Smith, B.L. (2019). The situated contexts of American terrorism: A conjunctive analysis of case configurations. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 46(6), 884-901.

Gruenewald, J., Klein, B.R., Drawve, G., Smith, B.L., & Ratcliff, K. (2019). Suspicious preoperational activities and law enforcement interdiction of terrorist plots. Policing: An International Journal, 41(1), 89-107.

Freilich, J.D., Parkin, W.S., Gruenewald, J., & Chermak, S. (2019). Comparing extremist perpetrators of suicide and non-suicide attacks in the U.S. Terrorism & Political Violence, 31(5), 943-965.

Klein, B.R., Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S.M., Freilich, J.D. (2019). A mixed-methods examination of law enforcement investigatory strategies used in jihadi and far-right foiled terrorist plots before and after 9/11. Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice & Criminology, 7(2), 29-58.

Freilich, J.D., Gruenewald, J., & Mandala, M. (2019). Situational Crime Prevention and terrorism: An assessment of 10 years of research. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 30(9), 1283-1311.

Hipple, N., Gruenewald, J., Gonsler, J., & Sargent, D.J. (2019). Lest we forget: An historical analysis of police line of duty deaths in Indianapolis. Police & Society, 29(4), 434-454.

Gruenewald, J., & Allison, K. (2018). Examining differences in bias homicide across victim groups. Crime & Delinquency, 64(3), 316-341.

Gruenewald, J., Wilson, J.M., & Grammich, C.A. (2018). Examining officer support for and perceived effects of police consolidation. Published online first in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 41(6), 828-843.

Freilich, J.D., Chermak, S., Gruenewald, J., Parkin, W.S., & Klein, B.R. (2018). Patterns of violent far-right extremist crime in the USA. Perspectives on Terrorism, 12(6), 38-51.

Parkin, W.S., Gruenewald, J., & Jandro, E. (2017). Extremist violence from the fatherland to the homeland: A comparison of far-right homicide in Germany and the United States. International Criminal Justice Review, 27(2), 85-107.

Parkin, W., & Gruenewald, J. (2017). Open-source data and the study of homicide. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 32(18), 2693-2723.

Klein, B.R., Gruenewald, J., & Smith, B.L. (2017). Opportunity, group structure, temporal patterns, and successful outcomes of far-right terrorism incidents in the United States. Crime & Delinquency, 63(10), 1224-1249.

Fitzpatrick, K., Gruenewald, J., Smith, B.L., & Roberts, P. (2017). A community-level comparison of terrorism movements in the United States. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 40(5), 399-418.

Gruenewald, J., Dooley, K.M.G., Suttmoeller, M.J., Chermak, S., & Freilich, J.D. (2016). A mixed-method analysis of fatal attacks on police by far-right extremists. Police Quarterly, 19(2), 216-245.

Hipple, N.K., Gruenewald, J., & McGarrell, E.F. (2015). Restorativeness, procedural justice, and defiance as long-term predictors of re-offending of participants in family group conferences. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 42(11), 1110-1127.

Gruenewald, J., Allison-Gruenewald, K., & Klein, B. (2015). Assessing the attractiveness and vulnerability of eco-terrorism targets. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 38(6), 433-455.

Freilich, J.D., Chermak, S., & Gruenewald, J. (2015). The future of terrorism research. A review essay. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 39(4), 353-369.

Harris, C.T., Gruenewald, J., & Painter-Davis, N. (2015). Hispanic immigration and Black violence at the macro-level: Examining the conditioning effect of victim race/ethnicity. Sociological Forum, 30(1), 62-82.

Chermak, S.M., & Gruenewald, J. (2015). Laying the foundation for the criminological examination of right-wing, left-wing, and Al Qaeda-inspired extremism in the United States. Terrorism & Political Violence, 27(1), 133-159.

Kelley, K., & Gruenewald, J. (2015). Accomplishing masculinity through anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender homicide. Men & Masculinities, 18, 3-29.                                   

Hipple, N.K., Gruenewald, J., & McGarrell, E. (2014). Variations in family group conferences and juvenile reoffending. Crime & Delinquency, 60(8), 1131-1157.

Gruenewald , J., & Kelley, K. (2014). Exploring Anti-LGBT homicide by mode of victim selection. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 41(9), 1130-1142.

Adamczyk, A., Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S.M., Freilich, J.D. (2014). The relationship between hate groups and far-right ideological violence. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 30(3), 310-332.

Freilich, J.D., Chermak, S., Belli, R., Gruenewald, J., & Parkin, W.S. (2014). Introducing the United States Extremist Crime Database. Terrorism & Political Violence, 26(2), 372-384.

Gruenewald, J. (2013). Studying bias-motivated homicide: An examination of lethal violence against homeless persons using open-source data. International Journal of Criminology & Sociology, 2, 538-549.

Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S., & Pizarro, J. (2013). Covering victims in the news. Justice Quarterly, 30, 5, 755-783.

Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S., Freilich, J.D. (2013). Distinguishing “loner” attacks from other domestic extremist violence. Criminology & Public Policy, 12(1), 1-27.

Suttmoeller, M., Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S., Freilich, J.D. (2013). Killed in the line of duty: Comparing police homicides committed by far-right extremists to all police homicides. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 13(1), 45-64.

Gruenewald, J., Chermak, S., & Freilich, J.D. (2013). Far-right lone wolf terrorism in the United States. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 36(12), 1005-1024.  

Gruenewald, J., & Pridemore, W.A. (2012). A comparison of ideologically-motivated homicides from the new Extremist Crime Database and homicides from the Supplementary Homicides Reports using multiple imputation by chained equations to handle missing values. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 28, 141-162.

Gruenewald, J. (2012). Are anti-LGBT homicides unique? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(18), 3601-3623.

Gruenewald, J. (2011). A comparative examination of far-right extremist homicide events. Homicide Studies, 15, 177-203.

Gruenewald, J., & Pridemore, W.A. (2009). A century comparison of Chicago homicide. Homicide Studies, 13(4), 355-384.

Gruenewald, J., Pizarro, J., & Chermak, S.M. (2009). Race, gender and the newsworthiness of homicide incidents. Journal of Criminal Justice, 36(3), 262-272.

Pizarro, J., Chermak, S.M., & Gruenewald, J. (2007). Juvenile ‘superpredators’ in the news: A comparison of adult and juvenile homicides. Journal of Crime and Popular Culture, 14(1), 84-111.  

Chermak, S.M., & Gruenewald, J. (2006). The media’s coverage of domestic terrorism. Justice Quarterly, 23(4), 428-461.

Chermak, S.M., McGarrell, E., & Gruenewald, J. (2006). Police misconduct in the news media. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 29, 261-281.