Owen Gallupe

Associate Professor

Owen Gallupe
PhD Criminology (Simon Fraser)
MA Sociology (Queen's)
BA (Guelph)


519-888-4567 x 43361

Research and teaching areas

Teaching areas:

  • Statistics
  • Research methods
  • Juvenile delinquency

Research areas:

  • Criminological theory testing
  • Social influence dynamics
  • Decision-making processes
  • Politics and crime

Current research

My research mostly focuses on criminological theory testing, social influence dynamics, decision-making processes, and politics and crime.

Selected publications

  • Ouellet, M., Daigle, L., & Gallupe, O. (In press). Deviant peers: Does friendship stability condition the peer-delinquency link? European Journal of Criminology.
  • Ryan, A. L., & Gallupe, O. (2022). Dine and dash: An exploratory application of three criminological theories. Deviant Behavior, 43(1), 123-137. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2020.1787762
  • Kabiri, S., Shadmanfaat, S. M., Samuels-Wortley, K., & Gallupe, O. (2020). Does moral identity matter in situational action theory? Some evidence of Iranian fans’ cyberbullying perpetration. International Criminal Justice Review, 30(4), 406-420. https://doi.org/10.1177/1057567720941584
  • Boman, J. & Gallupe, O. (2020). Has COVID-19 changed crime? Crime rates in the United States during the pandemic. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 45(4), 537-545. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12103-020-09551-3
  • Gallupe, O., Boman, J., Nash, R., & Castro, E. (2020). Deviant peer preferences: A simplified approach to account for peer selection effects. Deviant Behavior, 41(9), 1143-1156. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639625.2019.1597321
  • Popham, J., McCluskey, M., Ouellet, M., & Gallupe, O. (2020). Exploring police-reported cybercrime in Canada: Variation and correlates. Policing: An International Journal 43(1), 35-48. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-08-2019-0128
  • Gallupe, O., Lalonde, P., Nguyen, H., & Schulenberg, J. (2019). A randomized trial testing deviant modeling, peer gender, and theft: Replication and extension. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 15(3), 421-439. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11292-019-09374-1
  • Gallupe, O., McLevey, J., & Brown, S. (2019). Selection and influence: A meta-analysis of the association between peer and personal offending. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 35(2), 313-335. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10940-018-9384-y
  • Bouchard, M., Morselli, C., Macdonald, M., Gallupe, O., Zhang, S., & Farabee, D. (2019). Estimating risks of arrest and criminal populations: Regression adjustments to capture–recapture models. Crime & Delinquency, 65(13), 1767–1797. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011128718807156
  • Bouchard, M., Gallupe, O., Dawson, K., & Anamali, M. (2018). No place like home? Availability, opportunity, and substance use in adolescence. Journal of Youth Studies, 21(6), 747-764. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13676261.2017.1420760
  • Gallupe, O. & Gravel, J. (2018). Social network position of gang members in schools: Implications for recruitment and gang prevention. Justice Quarterly, 35(3). 505-525. DOI:10.1080/07418825.2017.1323114
  • Gallupe, O. (2017). The influence of popular and delinquent adolescents on school delinquency: Specifying the key delinquent models. Journal of Crime and Justice, 40(2), 101-118. DOI: 10.1080/0735648X.2015.1070739

  • Gallupe, O., Nguyen, H., Bouchard, M., Schulenberg, J., Chenier, A., & Cook, K. D. (2016). An experimental test of deviant modeling. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 53(4), 482-505. DOI:10.1177/0022427815625093

  • Panebianco, D., Gallupe, O., Carrington, P., & Colozzi, I. (2016). Personal support networks, social capital, and risk of relapse among treated drug addicts. International Journal of Drug Policy, 27, 146-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.09.009

  • Gallupe, O., Bouchard, M, & Davies, G. (2015). Delinquent displays and social status among adolescents. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 57(4), 439-474. DOI: 10.3138/cjccj.2013.E49

  • Hofmann, D., & Gallupe, O. (2015). Leadership protection in drug-trafficking networks. Global Crime, 16(2), 123-138. DOI: 10.1080/17440572.2015.1008627

  • Gallupe, O., & Bouchard, M. (2015). The influence of positional and experienced social benefits on the relationship between peers and alcohol use. Rationality & Society, 27(1), 40-69. DOI: 10.1177/1043463114546316

  • Gallupe, O. (2014). Social status versus coping as motivation for alcohol use. Journal of Youth Studies, 17(1), 79-91. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2013.793792

  • Gallupe, O., & Baron, S. (2014). Morality, self-control, deterrence and drug use: Street youths and situational action theory. Crime and Delinquency. 60(2), 284-305. DOI:10.1177/0011128709359661

  • Gallupe, O., & Bouchard, M. (2013). Adolescent parties and substance use: A situational approach to peer influence. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(3), 162-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2013.01.002