Maribeth Rezey, PhD
Title/s: Assistant Professor
Office #: Mundelein Center, Room 805A
CV Link: Rezey_CV_2018
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.
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
Victimization, Family Violence, Quantitative Methods
Child Abuse & Neglect, Crime Trends, Substance Abuse
Research Methods (undergraduate and 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 in Criminology & Criminal Justice, Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Rezey, Maribeth L., and Janet L. Lauritsen. (2022). Crime reporting in Chicago: A comparison of police and victim survey data, 1996-2018. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
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 Maribeth L. Rezey. (2018). Victimization trends and correlates: Macro-and microinfluences and new directions for research. Annual Review of Criminology, 1: 103-121.
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 prevalence of crime with the National Crime Victimization Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. NCJ241656.