Professor Schreck has been a member of the criminal justice faculty at RIT since 2004. Dr. Schreck, the 2012 winner of the College of Liberal Arts Research Award, is the author of over three dozen publications, many of which focus on the correlation between a person's victimization experiences and offense activity; he has also published on other topics, including several studies on specialization in violent offending. Further details about Professor Schreck and his research can be found on his webpage. He is a past editor of both the Journal of Criminal Justice Education and the Journal of Crime and Justice.
Schreck, Christopher J. and Eric A. Stewart. 2011. “The Victim-Offender Overlap and its Implications for Juvenile Justice” Pp. 47-70 in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice (B.C. Feld and D.M. Bishop, eds.). New York: Oxford University Press.
Schreck, Christopher J., Eric A. Stewart, and D. Wayne Osgood. 2008. “A Reappraisal of the Overlap of Violent Offenders and Victims.” Criminology 46:871-906.
Stewart, Eric A., Christopher J. Schreck, and Ronald L. Simons. 2006. “’I Ain’t Gonna Let No One Disrespect Me’: Does the Code of the Street Reduce or Increase Violent Victimization Among African American Adolescents?” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 43:427-458.
Schreck, Christopher J. 1999. "Criminal Victimization and Low Self-Control: An Extension and Test of a General Theory of Crime." Justice Quarterly 16:633-54.