Emily Restivo
Emily Restivo

Assistant Professor
ERestivo@nyit.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. 2011, Florida State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Dissertation: Once A Criminal, Always a Criminal: How Do Individual Responses to Formal Labeling Affect Future Behavior? A Comprehensive Evaluation of Labeling Theory.
  • M.S. 2008, Florida State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Thesis: Parental Attachment and Deviance: Seeking a More Precise Understanding to this Relationship
  • B.S. 2006, University of Central Florida; Criminal Justice

Honors and Grants

  • 13th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception, May 1, 2014
  • 2013 ISRC Grant, What Variables Moderate the Effect of Formal Punishment on Future Behavior, New York Institute of Technology, $3,572.44.
  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award, SGA, Spring 2013
  • Travel Grant to present “What Variables Mediate the Effect of Formal Punishment on Future Behavior” in Chicago, IL, College of Arts and Sciences, New York Institute of Technology, $500.00
  • 2012 ISRC Grant, What Variables Mediate the Effect of Formal Punishment on Future Behavior, New York Institute of Technology, $3,504.57.
  • Teaching and Research Assistant (Carter Hay, Dan Maier-Katkin, and Sonja Siennick), College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, 2006-2010
  • Distance Learning Course Development Grant– Assistant to Carter Hay, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida,  Summer 2010
  • Distance Learning Teaching Assistantship – Carter Hay, Juvenile Delinquency, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida,  Summer 2010
  • Travel grant awarded by the Congress of Graduate Studies, Florida State University for annual American Society of Criminology meetings, 2008-2010
  • Assistantship; Nazi Era Study Abroad Program- Dan Maier Katkin,  Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and Poland for six weeks, Florida State University, Summer 2008
  • Robert L. Clark Scholarship; Florida State University, Fall 2006

Areas of Teaching and Research Interests

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Theories of crime causation
  • Family and parenting-related causes of adolescent crime
  • Measurement and methods

Publications

  • Restivo, Emily and Mark Lanier. Forthcoming. “Measuring the Contextual Effects and Mitigating Factors of Labeling Theory.”  Justice Quarterly.
  • Meldrum, Ryan and Emily Restivo. 2014.  “The behavioral and health consequences of sleep deprivation among U.S. high school students: Relative deprivation matters.” Preventative Medicine 63:24-28.
  • Hay, Carter, Brian Stults and Emily Restivo. 2012. “Suppressing the Harmful Effects of Key Risk Factors: Results from the Children at Risk Experimental Intervention.” Criminal Justice and Behavior
  • Hay, Carter, Xia Wang, Emily Ciaravolo, and Ryan Meldrum. 2011. “Inside the Black Box: Identifying the Theoretical Variables that Mediate the Effects of a Comprehensive Intervention on Juvenile Delinquency.”  Crime and Delinquency.
  • Hay, Carter, Ryan C. Meldrum, Emily Ciaravolo, and Walter Forrest. 2010. “Stability and change in risk- seeking: Investigating the effects of an intervention program.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 8: 91- 106.

Works In Progress

  • Restivo, Emily and Mark Lanier. “Considering Social Process Factors That May Moderate the Likelihood of Arrest Following Engagement in Crime.”
  • Restivo, Emily. “How do Familial Relationships Affect Delinquent Behavior?” Restivo, Emily. “Public Perceptions of the Police”

Professional Presentations

  • 2014 “The Role of Social Bonding in Shaping Behavioral Outcomes of Adolescents”. Paper presentation at annual 2014 American Society of Criminology meetings in San Francisco, CA.
  • 2013 “Disconnect: Evaluating Communication between Police and the Media”. Paper presentation at annual 2013 American Society of Criminology meetings in Atlanta, GA.
  • 2012 “What Variables Mediate the Effects of Formal Labeling on Future Delinquency”. Poster presentation at annual 2012 American Society of Criminology meetings in Chicago, IL.
  • 2011 “Assessing the Possibility of a Moderating Relationship between Criminal Behavior and Formal Punishment”. Paper presentation at annual 2011 American Society of Criminology meetings in Washington D.C.
  • 2010 “Considering Social Process Factors That May Moderate the Effects of Formal Labeling on Future Behavior.” Paper presentation at annual 2010 American Society of Criminology meetings in San Francisco, CA.
  • 2010 “Suppressing the Harmful Effects of Key Risk Factors: Results from an Experimental Intervention.” Paper presentation at annual 2010 American Society of Criminology meetings in San Francisco, CA.
  • 2009 “Considering Variables That May Mediate the Effects of Intervention Programs on Delinquency.” Paper presentation at annual 2009 American Society of Criminology meetings in Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2008 “Stability and Change in Risk-Seeking: Investigating the effects of an intervention program.” Paper presentation at annual 2008 American Society of Criminology meetings in St. Louis.
  • 2008 “Parental Attachment and Deviance: Seeking a More Precise Understanding of This Relationship.” Paper presentation at annual 2008 American Society of Criminology meetings in St. Louis.

Professional Organizations

  • Member of the American Society of Criminology (ASC)
  • Member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS)

Teaching Experience

  • Principles of Corrections (CRIM150); Sp2014: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Field Placement (CRIM495); Fa2013: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Crisis Intervention (CRIM415); Sp2013: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRIM101); Summer 2012: Online for NYIT
  • Social Problems (SOCI201); Sp2012; Fa2013: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Criminal Investigations (CRIM301); Sp201; Fa2013: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Marriage and the Family (SOCI301); Sp2012: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Introduction to Sociology(SOCI101); Fa2011; Sp2012; Sp2013; Sp2014: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Organized Crime (CRIM354); Fa2011; NYIT, Old Westbury
  • American Urban Minorities (SOCI150); Fa2011; Sp2013; Sp2014: NYIT, Old Westbury
  • Introduction to the Study of Crime (CCJ301); Sp2011, University of West Florida, Online
  • Criminal and Delinquent Behavior (CCJ4610); Summer 2010, Florida State University

 
Service to the Behavioral Sciences Department

  • Criminal Justice Internship Program, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Fall 2013
  • Behavioral Sciences Facebook Administrator (https://www.facebook.com/NYITBehavioralSciences), New York Institute of Technology, Summer 2013
  • Reorganization of Criminal Justice Curriculum, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Spring 2012- current
  • Academic Advising, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Fall 2011- Current

Service to the College of Arts and Sciences

  • Interdisciplinary Conference titled From 911 to 411: Putting Forth Crucial Information in a Time of Crisis, Auditorium on Broadway, December 2013
  • New Student Welcome Day, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Fall 2013 Open House Representative, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Fall 2011 Service to the University
  • NYIT Office of Admissions Preview Day, April 6, 2014
  • Senator, Department of Behavioral Sciences, 2013-current
  • Curriculum Committee, New York Institute of Technology, 2013-current
  • Assessment Committee, New York Institute of Technology, 2013-current
  • Educational Technology Committee, New York Institute of Technology, 2013-current
  • Library Committee, New York Institute of Technology, 2013-current
  • Faculty Liaison for Relay for Life, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, Spring 2013
  • New Graduate Student Orientation Coordinator; College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida
  • State University, Spring 2007- current
  • Program of Instructional Excellence Criminology Associate; Florida State University, Fall 2008- current

Service Outside NYIT

  • Behavioral Science Judge at LISEF (February 10, 2014, February 12, 2013 and February 14, 2012)
 
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