Faculty

Maribeth Rezey, PhD

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Mundelein Center, Room 805A

Phone: 773.508.8375

E-mail: mrezey@luc.edu

CV Link: Rezey_CV_Aug2017

About

Dr. Maribeth L. Rezey is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Loyola University Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Her research focuses on the use of quantitative methodologies to understand trends in criminal victimization, especially trends in family violence and crimes against women and children. She was the recipient of a 2015 Bureau of Justice Statistics Graduate Research Fellowship from the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, as well as the 2015 Larry J. Siegel Graduate Fellowship for Victimology Studies from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Victimology.

Degrees

2017  Ph.D., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Missouri - St. Louis

2009  M.A., Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park

2005  B.A., Political Science and Sociology, Villanova University

Research Interests

Victimization, Family Violence, Quantitative Methods

Child Abuse & Neglect, Crime Trends, Substance Abuse

Courses Taught

Research Methods

Victimology

Statistics

Awards

Bureau of Justice Statistics Graduate Research Fellowship, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Larry J. Siegel Graduate Fellowship for Victimology Studies, Division of Victimology, American Society of Criminology

Charles G. Huber, Jr. Dissertation Fellowship in Criminology & Criminal Justice, Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Selected Publications

Lauritsen, Janet L., and Maribeth L. Rezey. (forthcoming). Victimization trends and correlates: Macro- and micro-influences and new directions for research. Annual Review of Criminology, Volume 1.

Rezey, Maribeth L. (forthcoming). Separated women’s risk for intimate partner violence: A multiyear analysis using the National Crime Victimization Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Lauritsen, Janet L., Maribeth L. Rezey, and Karen Heimer. (2016). When choice of data matters: Analyses of U.S. crime trends, 1973-2012. Journal of Quantitative Criminology 32(3) 335–355.

Lauritsen, Janet L., Maribeth L. Rezey, and Karen Heimer. (2014). Violence and economic conditions in the United States, 1973-2011: Gender, race, and ethnicity patterns in the National Crime Victimization Survey. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 30:7–28.

Lauritsen, Janet L., and Maribeth L. Rezey. (2013). Measuring the prevalance of crime with the National Crime Victimization Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. NCJ241656.