Journal Articles & Commentaries
†denotes equal contribution to the paper
*indicates lead author is graduate student working with me
Burt, Callie H. Forthcoming 2022. Challenging the Utility of Polygenic Scores for Social Science: Environmental Confounding, Downward Causation, and Unknown Biology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Burt, Callie H. 2022. Discounting Females, Denying Sex, and Disregarding Dangers from Self-ID: A Reply and a Comment on Open Debate. Journal of Controversial Ideas.
Burt, Callie H. 2022. Irreducibly Social: Why Biocriminology’s Ontoepistemology is Incompatible with the Social Reality of Crime. Theoretical Criminology. Online First. https://doi.org/10.1177/13624806211073695
Burt, Callie H. Forthcoming. Cultural Evolutionary Theory is Not Enough: Ambiguous Culture, Neglect of Structure, and the Absence of Theory in Behavior Genetics. Behavioral & Brain Sciences.
Burt, Callie H. & Marcus Munafò. 2021. Has GWAS lost its status as a paragon of open science? PLOS Biology https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article/authors?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3001242. Published May 3, 2021.
Burt, Callie H., & Brian B. Boutwell. Forthcoming. Experimental Studies of Bias: Imperfect, but neither Useless nor Unique. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Burt, Callie H. 2020. Scrutinizing the US Equality Act 2019: A Feminist Examination of Definitional Changes and Sociolegal Ramifications. Feminist Criminology 15(4): 363-409.
Burt, Callie H. 2020. Doing Better Science. Improving Review & Publication Protocols to Enhance the Quality of Criminological Evidence. (lead article) The Criminologist. 45(July/August): pp.1, 3-6.
Burt, Callie H. 2020. Self-Control and Crime: Beyond Gottfredson and Hirschi’s Theory. Annual Review of Criminology 3: 43-73.
Burt, Callie H. 2019. Response to “Why Longitudinal Research Is Hurting Criminology” (March/April 2019). Misguided Culprit: Blame Bad Practices Not Longitudinal Data. The Criminologist 44(4): 13-14.
Burt, Callie H. 2018. Racial Discrimination and Cultural Adaptations: An Evolutionary Developmental Approach. Advances in Criminological Theory: Building a Black Criminology. 24: 207-252.
Burt, Callie H., Man Kit Lei, & Ronald L. Simons. 2017b. Racial Discrimination, Racial Socialization, and Crime over Time: A Social Schematic Theory Model. Criminology 55(4): 938-979.
Burt, Callie H., Man Kit Lei, & Ronald L. Simons. 2017a. Racial Discrimination, Racial Socialization, and Crime: Understanding Mechanisms of Resilience. Social Problems 64(3): 414-438.
Berg, Mark, Callie H. Burt, Man Kit Lei, Eric A. Stewart, Ronald L. Simons, & Leslie G. Simons. 2016. Neighborhood Social Processes and Adolescent Social Partnering: A Multilevel Appraisal of Anderson’s Player Hypothesis. Social Forces 94(4): 1823-1846.
Burt, Callie H., & Carter Rees. Behavioral Heterogeneity in Adolescent Friendship Networks. 2015. Justice Quarterly 32(5): 872-899.
Burt, Callie H. 2015. Heritability Studies: Methodological Flaws, Invalidated Dogmas, and Changing Paradigms. Advances in Medical Sociology, Vol. 16, Health, Genetics and Society: 3-44.
Burt, Callie H., & Ronald L. Simons. 2015. Interpersonal Racial Discrimination, Ethnic-Racial Socialization, and Offending: Risk and Resilience among African American Females. Justice Quarterly 32(3): 532-570.
*Moule, Richard K., Callie H. Burt, Eric A. Stewart, & Ronald L. Simons. 2015. Developmental Trajectories of Individuals’ Code of the Street Beliefs through Emerging Adulthood. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 52(3): 342-372.
Burt, Callie H., & Ronald L. Simons. 2015. Heritability Studies in the Postgenomic Era: The ‘Fatal Flaw’ is Conceptual. Criminology. 53(1), 103-112.
Simons, Ronald L.†, Callie H. Burt†, Ashley Barr, Man Kit Lei, & Eric A. Stewart. 2014. Incorporating Routine Activities, Activity Spaces, and Situational Definitions into the Social Schematic Theory of Crime. Criminology: 52(4), 655-687.
Burt, Callie H., Gary Sweeten, & Ronald L. Simons. 2014. Self-Control through Emerging Adulthood: Instability, Multidimensionality, and Criminological Significance. Criminology 52(3): 450-487.
Burt, Callie H., & Ronald L. Simons. 2014. Pulling Back the Curtain on Heritability Studies: Biosocial Criminology in the Postgenomic Era. Criminology 52(2): 223-262.
Burt, Callie H., & Ronald L. Simons. Self-Control, Thrill Seeking, and Crime: Motivation Matters. 2013. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 40(11): 1326-1348.
Simons, Leslie Gordon, Callie Harbin Burt, and Rachel B. Tambling. 2013. Identifying Mediators of the Influence of Family Factors on Risky Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 22(4): 460-470.
Meldrum, Ryan C., Jacob T.N. Young, Callie Harbin Burt, & Alex R. Piquero. 2013. Maternal Versus Adolescent Reports of Self-Control: Implications for Testing the General Theory of Crime. Journal of Criminal Justice 41(1): 24-32.
Burt, Callie Harbin, Ronald L. Simons, & Frederick X. Gibbons. 2012. Racial Discrimination, Ethnic-Racial Socialization, and Crime: A Micro-Sociological Model of Risk and Resilience. American Sociological Review 77(4): 648-677.
Simons, Ronald L., & Callie Harbin Burt. 2011. Learning to Be Bad: Adverse Social Conditions, Social Schemas, and Crime. Criminology, 49(2): 553-598.
Simons, Leslie G., Callie Harbin Burt, & F. Ryan Peterson. 2009. The effect of religion on risky sexual behavior among college students. Deviant Behavior, 30(5): 467-485.
Cooney, Mark, & Callie Harbin Burt. 2008. Less crime, more punishment. American Journal of Sociology, 114(2): 491-527.
Simons, Leslie G., Callie Harbin Burt, & Ronald L. Simons. 2008. A test of explanations for the effect of harsh parenting on the perpetration of dating violence and sexual coercion among college males. Violence & Victims, 23(1): 66-82.
Simons, Ronald L., Leslie Simons, Callie Harbin Burt, Holli Drummond, Eric Stewart, Gene Brody, Frederick Gibbons, & Carolyn Cutrona. 2006. Supportive parenting moderates the effect of discrimination upon anger, hostile view of relationships, and violence among African American boys. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 47(December): 373-389.
Burt, Callie Harbin, Ronald L. Simons, & Leslie G. Simons. 2006. A longitudinal test of the effects of parenting and the stability of self-control: Negative evidence for the general theory of crime. Criminology, 44(2): 353-396.
Reprinted in Social Control and Self-Control Theories of Crime and Deviance, edited by Joseph H. Rankin and Edward Wells. London: Ashgate Publishing, 2011.
Simons, Ronald L., Leslie Simons, Callie Harbin Burt, Gene Brody, & Carolyn Cutrona. 2005. Collective efficacy, parenting practices, and delinquency: A longitudinal test of a model integrating community- and family-level processes. Criminology, 43(4): 989-1029.
Clay-Warner, Jody, & Callie Harbin Burt. 2005. Reporting rape: Have things really changed? Violence Against Women, 11(2): 3-27.
Burt, Callie H. (2014). Self-Control and Crime: A Sociological Perspective. In K. Beaver, J.C Barnes, & B. Boutwell, The Nurture versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology. (Pp. 143-171). Sage Publishers.
Recent Newsletter, Newspaper, and Magazine Articles
Burt, Callie. (May/June 2020). The Challenges of ‘Bias Free’ Language Guidelines. The Criminologist.
Burt, Callie H. (Forthcoming, Oct. 2020). Doing Better Science: Improving Review & Publication Protocols to Enhance the Quality of Criminological Evidence. The Criminologist.
Burt, Callie. (2020, May 17). Idaho HB500: Pro-Female not Anti-Trans. Post Register.
Burt, Callie. (2020, April 21). Idaho’s HB500 is pro-female not anti-transgender. Idaho Statesman.
Burt, Callie H. (2020). Misguided Culprit: Blame Bad Practices not Longitudinal Data (A Response to Cullen et al. 2019). The Criminologist 44(4), p.13-14.
Burt, Callie. (2018, Sept. 21). Why we stay silent after sexual assault. The Seattle Times.