Presentation, Lectures, Conferences & Exhibitions:

Steinmetz, K. F. (2014, September). Technological tedium: Boredom, hacking, and popular culture. Presentation at the 2014 International Crime, Media, & Popular Culture Studies Conference. Terra Haute, IN.

Donna C. Roper, “How Pawnee Women Made and Used Pottery at the Kansas Monument Site.” Shawnee Chapter, Kansas Anthropological Association, Topeka.

Donna C. Roper, Basic Archaeology class at the Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program. Rock Springs 4H Camp, Geary County, Kansas.

Publications:

2014 Kurtz, Don L.,Travis Linnemann and Eddy Green. “Support, Coercion, and Delinquency: Testing Aspects of an Emerging Theory.” Journal of Crime and Justice, v37, n3.

2014 Linnemann, Travis and Don L. Kurtz. “Beyond the Ghetto: police power, methamphetamine and the rural war on drugs.” Critical Criminology v22 n3.

Steinmetz, K.F. (2014, Online First). Craft(y)ness: An ethnographic study of hacking. British Journal of Criminology.

Donna C. Roper. “Assessing the Radiocarbon Age Determinations Dataset and Revising the Chronology for the Central Plains Tradition.” Central Plains Archeology 14:17-63, 2014.

Grants:

Donna C. Roper, Completion of Testing Archaeological Sites and Re-examination of Existing Collections at Hugh Butler Lake, Nebraska. Nebraska-Kansas Area Office, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation. $52,997.

Other (Awards, Service and Misc. Departmental Activity):

L. Susan Williams, with Captain Tim Hegarty of Riley County Police Department, is showcased by the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy in Virginia as among only 130 scholars in the nation scientifically demonstrating strategies that actually work in reducing crime and disorder in policing; the study is listed as "highly rigorous," demonstrating statistically significant decrease in crimes.