Dr. Starks has published works on the inequities in the bail system, disproportionate minority contact in the criminal justice system, the importance of service in education, the impact of teaching criminal justice courses in prisons, street-life oriented black boys’ attitudes towards education, and the willingness of the public to record police-citizen encounters.


STEM Recruitment and Beyond:
The Messenger is the Medium

Starks, Brian Chad and Matthaeus, W. H. (2018).
Journal of STEM Education, 19, 4, 5-11. Online.

Willingness to Record Police-Public Encounters: The Impact of Race and Social and Legal Consciousness.

Farmer, Ashley K.; Sun, Ivan Y. and Starks, Brian Chad. (2015).
Race and Justice. Online.

Race and Three Strikes.

Starks, Brian Chad and Gundy-Yoder, Alana. (2014).
In S. W. Bowman (Ed.), Color Behind Bars: Racism in the U.S. Prison System, Vol. 2 (Pgs. 413-434).
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Outside the Comfort Zone of the Classroom.

Starks, Brian Chad, Harrison, Lana and Denhardt, Kathy
Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 22, 2, 203-225

The Inside-Out Experience: The Training Ground for Future Scholars

Harvey, Angela and Starks, Brian Chad (2011).
American Sociological Association Footnotes, 39, 1.

Denying Bail is Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Starks, Brian Chad (July 22, 2009).
Delaware News Journal, Op-Ed.

Strategies to Mend the Broken Fences Between Law Enforcement and Minority Communities.

Starks, Brian Chad. (2018).
The African American Experience: The American Mosaic. ABC-CLIO. Online.


Starks, Brian Chad. (2017).
In C. J. Schreck (Ed.), Encyclopedia of
Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
, 1-5.

Pushing the Envelope for Evolution and Social Change: Critical Challenges for Teaching Inside-Out.

Harvey, Angela; Van Gundy, Alana and Starks, Brian Chad (2013).
The Prison Journal Special Edition on the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program.

Contextualizing Black Boys' Use of a Street Identity in High School

Payne, Yasser Arafat;  Starks, Brian Chad and Gibson, Lamar (2009).
New Directions for Youth Development, 123, 35-51.

Racial Reckoning: Prosecuting America's Civil Rights Murders Book Review

Starks, Brian Chad (2016).
Criminal Justice Review, 41, 2, 240-241

How Community-Oriented Policing Has Affected Minority Communities and What We
Can Do About It

A Commentary By B. Chad Starks, PhD