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Prof Paul B. Stretesky

Professor of Criminology and Research Lead

Department: Social Sciences

Professor Stretesky received his PhD from The Florida State University and has studied environmental justice and crime for the past 17 years.

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.  


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  • PhD Criminology, The Florida State University 1997
  • BA Sociology, Colorado State University 1991

Key Publications

Lynch, Michael J., Paul B. Stretesky & Michael A. Long. 2015. Defining Crime: A Critique of the Concept and Its Implication. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave, pp. 200.


Lynch, Michael J., & Paul B. Stretesky. 2014. Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution. Farnham, England: Ashgate, pp. 240.


Stretesky, Paul B., Michael A. Long & Michael J. Lynch. 2013. Treadmill of Crime: Political Economy and Green Criminology. Abingdon, England: Routledge, pp. 192.


Pogrebin, Mark R., Paul B. Stretesky & N. Prabha Unnithan. 2009. Guns, Violence and Criminal Behavior: The Offender’s Perspective. Boulder, CO (USA): Lynne Rienner, pp. 155.


Lynch, Michael J., Ronald G. Burns & Paul B. Stretesky. 2008. Environmental Law, Crime, and Justice: An Introduction. New York, NY: LFB Scholarly Publishing, pp. 298.

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