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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: Wilder Yusef, Kideste

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations

Yusef, K. & Yusef, T. (2017, Forthcoming). Criminalizing race, racializing crime. The Wiley Handbook of History and Philosophy of Criminology. John Wiley & Sons, Ruth Triplett (Ed). 

Wilder-Bonner, K. (2014). Race, space, and being policed: A qualitative analysis of residents’experiences with southern patrols. Race and Justice Scholar, 4, (2): 124-151.  

Gabbidon, S.L., Higgins, G., & Wilder Bonner, K. (2013). Black supporters of racial profiling: A Demographic Profile. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 24 (4): 422-440.

Wilder Bonner, K. (2009). Community policing. In Encyclopedia of race and crime. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Wilder Bonner, K. (2009). Center on Race, Crime and Justice, John Jay College. In Encyclopedia of race and crime. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Wilder Bonner, K. (2008, Summer). Policing the use of deadly force: Black & brown victims: Blue innocence. NABCJ Justice Commentary, 43-46.

Johnson, M.B., Wilder, K. & Lars, M. (2008). African Americans families, child maltreatment, & parental rights termination litigation. In Parks, G.S., Jones, S.E., & Cardi, W.J. (Eds.). Critical race realism: Intersections of psychology, race and law. New York: The New Press. 

Gabbidon, S.L., Greene, H.T., & Wilder, K. (2004). Still excluded: An update on the status of African American scholars in the discipline of criminology and criminal justice. The Journal of Research, in Crime and Delinquency 41, (4): 384-406.

Selected Conference Presentations:

Wilder, K., Joseph, W. and Jackson, B. (July, 2016). "Florida  HBCU talent pipeline project." National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) National Conference, Dallas, Texas, July 2016

Sanders, S., Wilder, K., Berger, C., and Shepherd, J. “Towards a model of faculty development: Writing that colors the Ivory Tower.” Center on Learning and Teaching, Making a difference through service learning Conference, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, May 2015.

Wilder Bonner, K. “The causal and collateral effects of historical forms of crime prevention and deterrence.” National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, Andrew Chishom Professional Development Institute, Orlando, Florida, July 2014.

Wilder Bonner, K. “Policing communities with competing and converging interests.” American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2009.

Wilder, K., Garcia, A. & Lars, M. “Teaching race, gender and class: A doctoral student’s perspective.” American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2007.

Lars, M. & Wilder, K. “The unintended consequences’ of color-blind policies on African Americans in the criminal justice and child protective system.” American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2007.

Wilder, K. & Lars, M. “A punitive turn: Selective enforcement of African Americans in child maltreatment.” Montclair State University: Poverty, Class and Culture: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Child Maltreatment 2nd Annual National Conference, Montclair, New Jersey, April 2007.

Lars, M., Wilder, K., & Johnson, M.B. “Parental rights termination among African American families: A critical examination of the state.” American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California, November 2006.  


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Kideste Wilder Yusef, PhD


Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

Office Location: Harrison Rhodes Hall/ School of Social Sciences 
Office Phone: 386-481-2945
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  •   Ph.D., Criminal Justice Public Policy, The Graduate Center/John Jay College of Criminal Justice, C.U.N.Y., 2011
  •   M.A., Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2008
  •   M.A. Applied Sociology, Old Dominion University, 2003
  •   B.S., Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, 2001

 Current research interests:

  • Community-Police Relations
  •  Racial and Social Justice
  •  Criminal Justice Pedagogy
  •  Police Accountability