Center for Family and Demographic Research
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2011
VanEseltine's research interests include crime and the life course, criminological theory, social theory, and trends in violence.
Staff, J., & VanEseltine, M., Woolnough, A., Silver, E., & Burrington, L. (2012). Adolescent work experiences and family formation behavior. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 22, 150-164.
Silver, E., VanEseltine, M., & Silver, S. (2009). Tattoo acquisition: A prospective longitudinal study of adolescents. Deviant Behavior, 30, 511–538.
Silver, E., Felson, R., & VanEseltine, M. (2008). the relationship between mental health problems and violence among criminal offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 405–426.