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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 September 01 1997
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Do Flood Mitigation and Natural Habitat Protection Employment Reduce Youth Offending?, Long, M., Oswald, R., Stretesky, P., Soppitt, S. 1 Jun 2019, In: European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research
  • Environmental crime prosecutions in Ireland, 2004–2014, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 2 Oct 2019, In: International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice
  • Exploring the Relationship between Neoliberalism and Homicide, Mclean, C., Long, M., Stretesky, P., Lynch, M., Hall, S. 2019, In: International Journal of Sociology
  • Holiday clubs as Community Organizations, Stretesky, P., Defeyter, M., Long, M., Sattar, Z., Crilley, E. 8 Jul 2019
  • Holiday Clubs as Community Organizations, Stretesky, P., Defeyter, M., Long, M., Sattar, Z., Crilley, E. 28 Oct 2019, In: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Holiday hunger: The government must remove the inequalities in children’s access to holiday clubs, Defeyter, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 23 Oct 2019
  • Measuring the Ecological Impact of the Wealthy, Lynch, M., Long, M., Stretesky, P., Barrett, K. 1 Aug 2019, In: Social Currents
  • A question of justice: are holiday clubs serving the most deprived communities in England?, Mann, E., Long, M., Stretesky, P., Defeyter, M. 2018, In: Local Environment
  • 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
  • Green Criminology and Native Peoples, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 1 Aug 2018, In: Theoretical Criminology

PGR Supervision

  • Feizel Aryee Psychosocial Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing in Lancashire, England Start: 07/09/2017
  • Ruth McKie Rebranding the Climate Change Counter Movement: A Critical Examination of Organisational Messages through a Criminological and Political Economic Lens. Start: 07/10/2014


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