Maribeth Rezey, PhD
Dr. Maribeth L. Rezey is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director 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 patterns and trends in criminal victimization, especially pertaining to family violence and crimes against women and children.
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
Victimization, Family Violence, Quantitative Methods
Child Abuse & Neglect, Crime Trends, Substance Abuse
Research Methods (undergraduate/graduate)
Childhood Exposure to Violence
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
Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Missouri–
Rezey, Maribeth L., Olson, D. E., and Stemen, D. (2023). Urban victims of nonlethal gun violence: A Chicago-centered analysis using the National Crime Victimization Survey. In Press at Crime & Delinquency.
Rezey, Maribeth L., and Lauritsen, J. L. (2023). Crime reporting in Chicago: A comparison of police and victim survey data, 1996-2018. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 60(5): 664-699.
Rezey, Maribeth L. (2023). A macro-level understanding of levels and trends in the abuse and homicide of children, 1997-2020. Child Abuse & Neglect 137: 106005.
Rezey, Maribeth L. (2020). Separated women’s risk for intimate partner violence: A multiyear analysis using the National Crime Victimization Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 35(5-6): 1055-1080.
Lauritsen, Janet L., and Rezey, Maribeth L. (2018). Victimization trends and correlates: Macro-and microinfluences and new directions for research. Annual Review of Criminology, 1: 103-121.
Lauritsen, Janet L., and Rezey, Maribeth L., 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., Rezey, Maribeth L., and Heimer, K. (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 Rezey, Maribeth L. (2013). Measuring the prevalence of crime with the National Crime Victimization Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. NCJ241656.