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Prof Paul Stretesky


Department: Social Sciences

ADSS_Staff _Paul -Stretesky _Professor -CriminologyHe currently coedits the Ashgate book series entitled Green Criminology with University of South Florida Professor Michael J. Lynch. Professor Stretesky has published over 70 peer reviewed research articles and book chapters on environmental justice, crime and violence. Both government and non-profit organizations have funded his research.

Professor Stretesky lectures on criminological theory, statistics, environmental justice and environmental crime.  



  • Criminology PhD Environmental Justice September 01 1997
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Treadmill of Production and the Treadmill of Law, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 20 Nov 2018, In: Capitalism Nature Socialism
  • Holiday Hunger: Feeding Children During the School Holidays, Graham, P., Stretesky, P., Long, M., Mann, E., Defeyter, M. 9 Oct 2018, Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home, Taylor & Francis
  • Situational Crime Prevention and the Ecological Regulation of Green Crime, Stretesky, P., Long, M., Lynch, M. 1 Sep 2018, In: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Monetary Penalties and Noncompliance with Environmental Laws, Barrett, K., Lynch, M., Long, M., Stretesky, P. Sep 2018, In: American Journal of Criminal Justice
  • Green Criminology and Native Peoples, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 1 Aug 2018, In: Theoretical Criminology
  • Does oil and gas development increase crime within UK local authorities?, Stretesky, P., Long, M., McKie, R., Aryee, F. Jul 2018, In: The Extractive Industries and Society
  • Smell the Death, Hear the Cries, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P. 25 Jun 2018, In: Radical Criminology
  • The Great Recession, the Treadmill of Production and Ecological Disorganization: Did the Recession Decrease Toxic Releases Across US States, 2005–2014?, Long, M., Lynch, M., Stretesky, P. 1 Apr 2018, In: Ecological Economics
  • The Impact of Holiday Clubs on Household Food Insecurity—A Pilot Study, Stretesky, P., Long, M., Graham, P., Palmer, K., Steinbock, E., Defeyter, M. Mar 2018, In: Health and Social Care in the Community
  • Do Flood Mitigation and Natural Habitat Protection Employment Reduce Youth Offending?, Long, M., Oswald, R., Stretesky, P., Soppitt, S. 11 Jan 2018, In: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research


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