Rader, Nicole E. January 2023. Teaching Fear: How we Learn to Fear Crime and Why it Matters. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

  • Reviewed in the Library Journal, ACJS Today, Social Forces, and CHOICE

Lane, Jodi, Rader, Nicole E., Henson, Billy, Fisher, Bonnie C., and May, David C. 2014. Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

  • CHOICE Award, Outstanding Academic Titles, 2015 for 2014 coauthored book “Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions.” Carolina Academic Press.


Rader, Nicole E. 2018.  Episode 1 of Perception Gaps, “High Crimes and Misperceptions.” Christian Science Monitor (Interview with Samantha Laine). 


Rogers, Sarah A., Isom, Deena A., Rader, Nicole E. 2023 Fear of Victimization among LGBQ, Non-Binary, and Transgender College and University Students in the United States. accepted by Victims & Offenders, 18 (1), l169-193.

Barranco, Raymond, Trinh, Maria*, and Rader, Nicole E. 2020. “Ticket Sales and Violent Content in Popular Movies.” Deviant Behavior, 40(8): 1005-1017.

Rader, Nicole E., Rogers, Sarah*, and Cossman, Jeralynn.  2020 “Physical Health, Mental Health and Fear of Crime among College Students: A Consideration of Sex Differences.” Violence against Women, 26 (1): 3-23.

Stubbs-Richardson, Megan,* Rader, Nicole E., and Cosby, Arthur. 2018.  “Tweeting Rape Culture: Examining Portrayals of the Torrington and Steubenville Rape Trials on Twitter.” Feminism & Psychology, 28: 90-108. 

Rader, Nicole E. 2017. “Building Trust in Children: How Parents Talk to Children about Safety Precautions in Sweden.” International Review of Victimology, 23, 3-16.

Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle M. and Rader, Nicole E. 2017. “Race, Criminal Justice Professional and Intellectual Authority in Fictional Crime Dramas.” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 15, 205-225.

  • Manuscript of the Year, 2017, Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle and Nicole E. Rader. “Race, criminal justice professionals, and intellectual authority in fictional crime dramas,” Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 15, 205-225. 

Rhineberger-Dunn, Gayle M., Briggs, Steven, and Rader, Nicole E. 2017. “The CSI Effect, DNA Discourse, and Popular Crime Dramas.” Social Science Quarterly, 9 (2), 531-547.

Barranco, Raymond, E., Rader, Nicole E., and Smith, Anna*. 2017.  “Violence at the Box Office: Considering Ratings, Ticket Sales, and Content of Movies.” Communication Research, 44 (1), 77-95.


Rader, Nicole E. & Rogers, Sarah A. 2022. Fear of Victimization on College Campuses. Campus Crime: Legal, Social and Policy Perspectives, 4th edition. Charles C. Thomas.