Bell, C. Suspended: Punishment, Violence, and the Failure of School Safety. Johns Hopkins University Press (2021)
Beichner, D., Craig, M.O. & Bell, C. (2021). Racialized mass incarceration in the U.S.A. as a form of macro victimization. In Varona, G. (Ed.) Macrovictimización, abuso de poder y victimología: Impactos intergeneracionales (pp. 327-363). Cizur Mayor, Spain: Aranzadi.
Bell, C. Special Yet Unequal: Race, Disability, and the Prison Pipeline for Black Youth in America. Racism By Another Name: Black Students, Overrepresentation, and the Carceral State of Special Education. Information Age Publishing (2021)
Bell, C. Resistance Pedagogy: Illuminating Marginalized Voices and Challenging Dominant Narratives. Protest (2023)
Bell, C., Kinzel, A., & Akakpo, Y. Continuity of the “code”: A review of the subcultures and informal social norms in prisons, streets, and schools. Sociology Compass (2022)
Harm, A., & Bell, C. Teaching beyond the Textbook: Integrating Formerly Incarcerated Individuals into Criminal Justice Learning Environments. Journal of Criminal Justice Education (2021)
Bell, C., & Puckett, T. I Want To Learn But They Won’t Let Me: Exploring the Impact of School Discipline on Academic Achievement. Urban Education (2020)
Bell, C. Maybe if they let us tell the story I wouldn’t have gotten suspended: Understanding Black Students’ and Parents’ Perceptions of School Discipline. Children and Youth Services Review (2020)
Bell, C. Seeking safety in a ‘code’: Black students share how failing school safety measures lead to escalating violence and victimization. Kappan (2022)
Bell, C. Poverty to PhD: An Insider Account on Structural Barriers That Affect Impoverished Students of Color. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Newsletter 4 (2018): 26-28.
Bell, C. Race & Policing: A Legacy of Exclusion, Profiling, and Oppression. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Newsletter (2017): 71-75.
Bell, C. 1 in 10 teachers say they’ve been attacked by students. The Conversation (2022)
Bell, C. Black parents say their children are being suspended for petty reasons that force them to take off from work and sometimes lose their jobs. The Conversation (2021)
Bell, C. Teachers must often face student attacks alone. The Conversation (2021)
Bell, C. School suspensions don’t just unfairly penalize Black students – they lead to lower grades and ‘Black flight’. The Conversation (2020)
Bell, C. School suspensions don’t stop violence – they help students celebrate it. The Conversation (2019)
Stipp, K.F., Bell, C. & Avant, D.W. (2021). Listening to Middle School and High School Youth: Executive Summary.
Continuity of the “Code”: Do the Inmate, Street, and School "Codes" Reinforce Each Other?. American Society of Criminology. (2022)
Suspended: Punishment, Violence, and the Failure of School Safety. American Society of Criminology. (2022)
Does the Code of the School Encourage Educator Targeted Violence. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2021)
Revisiting The Code of the School in Primarily White High Schools. Midwest Sociological Society Conference. (2021)
They Just Want to Learn!!!! – The collision of school discipline and academic achievement. Black Doctoral Network. (2020)
Exploring Black Students' and Parents' Perceptions of School Safety Measures. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2019)
School Discipline Reform. School Discipline and Mass Incarceration Reform. Kalamazoo College. (2019)
The Code of the School: Discipline, Respect, and Survival in Primarily Black High Schools. Midwest Sociological Society. Illinois State University. (2019)
The Hidden Consequences of School Punishment: An Insider's Perspective. Culturally Responsive Campus Community. Illinois State University. (2019)
Beyond the Bars: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Incarcerated Individuals & Prison Reform Solutions. Facing Race Conference. Race Forward. (2018)