Noah Painter-Davis

Associate Professor

Photo: Noah Painter-Davis

Undergraduate Director

SSCI 1080

Curriculum vitae


PhD, Sociology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University (2013)

Research Interests

Crime, Law, and Social Control, Race and Ethnicity, Quantitative Methods

Race/Ethnic Differences in Crime and Punishment, Demography and Crime, Courts and Sentencing

Recent/Select Publications:

Knight, Danica K, Jennifer Becan, David Olson, Noah Painter-Davis, Justin Jones, Amanda Wiese, Pam Carey, Dona Howell, and Kevin Knight. 2021. "Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN): The TCU Research Hub," Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

Painter-Davis, Noah and Jeffery T. Ulmer. 2020. Discretion and Disparity Under Sentencing Guidelines Revisited: The Interrelationship Between Structured Sentencing Alternatives and Guideline Decision Making, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. 57(3): 263-293.

Steffensmeier, Darrell, Noah Painter-Davis, and Jeffrey Ulmer. 2017. “Intersectionality of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Age on Criminal Punishment,” Sociological Perspectives 60(4): 810-833.

Painter-Davis, Noah and Casey Harris. 2016. “Structural Disadvantage and Latino Violent Offending: Assessing the Latino Paradox in Context of Established versus Emerging Latino Destinations,” Race and Justice 6(4): 350-369.

Painter-Davis, Noah. 2016. “Immigration Effects on Violence Contextualized: The Role of Immigrant Destination Type and Race/Ethnicity,” Sociological Perspectives 59(1): 130-152.

Ulmer, Jeffrey T., Noah Painter-Davis, and Leigh Tinik. 2016. “Disproportionate Imprisonment of Black and Hispanic Males: Sentencing Discretion, Processing Outcomes, and Policy Structures,” Justice Quarterly 33(4):642-681


Race/Ethnicity, Crime, and Punishment

Causes of Crime and Delinquency

Sociological Data Analysis