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EAWG Research at the School of Public Affairs

Green Criminology & Environmental Justice



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


  • Stretesky, Paul B. and Michael J. Lynch, Does self-policing reduce chemical emissions? The Social Science Journal. 46, 3: 459-473.
  • Stretesky, Paul B. 2006. Corporate self-policing and the environment. Criminology, 44:671-708.
  • Stretesky, Paul B. & Jackie Gabriel. 2005. Self-policing and the environment: Predicting self-disclosure of Clean Air Act Violations under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Audit Policy. Society and Natural Resources, 18: 871-887.
  • Stretesky, Paul B., & Michael J. Lynch. 2004. The relationship between lead and crime. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 45:214-229.
  • Lynch, Michael J., & Paul B. Stretesky. 2003. The meaning of green: Towards a clarification of the term green and its meaning for the development of a green criminology. Theoretical Criminology, 7:217-238.
  • Stretesky, Paul B., 2003. Environmental inequity and the distribution of air lead levels across U.S. counties: Implications for the production of racial inequality. Sociological Spectrum, 23:91-118.
  • Stretesky, Paul B., & Michael J. Lynch. 2002. Environmental hazards and school segregation in Hillsborough County Florida, 1987-1999. Sociological Quarterly, 43:553-573.
  • Stretesky, Paul B., & Michael Lynch. 2001. “The relationship between lead exposure and homicide.” Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 155:579-582
  • Lynch, Michael J., Paul B. Stretesky & Paul Hammond. 2000. Media coverage of chemical crimes, Hillsborough County, Florida, 1987-1997. British Journal of Criminology, 40:111-125.
  • Stretesky, Paul B., & Michael J. Hogan. 1998. Environmental justice: an analysis of superfund sites in Florida. Social Problems, 45: 268-287.




Posting of student research is upon nomination by an EAWG faculty member. Please email Robyn Scrafford at to make a nomination.

  • Stretesky, Paul B., Sheila Huss, Michael J. Lynch, Sammy Zahran, & Bob Childs. 2011. The founding of environmental justice organizations across counties during the 1990s and 2000s: Civil Rights and environmental cross movement effects. Social Problems, 58(3): 330–60.
  • Huss, Sheila, Paul B. Stretesky, and Michael J. Lynch. 2012. Characteristics of the formalized environmental justice movement: Implications for environmental governance. Forthcoming in Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook. Deborah Gallagher (Ed.). Sage.
  • Griefe, Matt & Paul B. Stretesky. 2012. Crude laws: Treadmill of production and state variations in civil and criminal liability for oil discharges in navigable waters. Forthcoming in International Handbook of Green Criminology, Nigel South and Aviad Brisman (Eds.). Routledge | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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