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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
  • The Treadmill of Production and the Treadmill of Law, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 2 Jan 2020, In: Capitalism Nature Socialism
  • Climate Change, Temperature and Homicide: A Tale of Two Cities, 1895-2015, Lynch, M., Stretesky, P., Long, M. 13 Dec 2019, In: Weather, Climate, and Society
  • 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
  • Green Criminology and Green Theories of Justice, Lynch, M., Long, M., Stretesky, P. 1 Dec 2019
  • 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

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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