Joseph Schwartz’s research is focused on the interplay between biological and environmental influences in the development of behavior and health outcomes across major stages of the life course.
Biosocial Criminology | Life-course/Developmental Criminology | Traumatic Brain Injury | Behavioral Endocrinology | Behavior Genetics | Quantitative Research Methods | Criminological Theory
Ph.D. 2014, Florida State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice
M.A. 2009, California State University, San Bernardino; Criminal Justice
B.A. 2007, California State University, San Bernardino; Criminal Justice
Examining the Role of Physiological and Psychological Responses to Critical Incidents in Prisons in the Development of Mental Health Problems among Correctional Officers. National Institute of Justice (#2017-R2-CX-0032), $787,907, Co-Principal Investigator (with Benjamin Steiner).
Schwartz, Joseph A., Emily M. Wright, Ryan Spohn, Michael F. Campagna, Benjamin Steiner, & Ebonie Epinger (2022). Changes in Jail Admissions Before and After Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 38, 1033-1056. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10940-021-09524-7.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Eric J. Connolly, & Abdulaziz Alsolami (2022). Within-Individual Changes in Impulsivity and Sensation Seeking from Childhood to Early Adulthood and Educational Attainment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51, 2190-2204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-022-01663-9.
Connolly, Eric J., Joseph A. Schwartz, & Kristina Block (2022). The Role of Poor Sleep on the Development of Self-Control and Antisocial Behavior from Adolescence to Adulthood. Journal of Criminal Justice, 82, 101995. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2022.101995.
Schwartz, Joseph A. (2021). A Longitudinal Assessment of Head Injuries as a Source of Acquired Neuropsychological Deficits and the Implications for Criminal Persistence. Justice Quarterly, 38(2), 196-223. https://doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2019.1599044.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Eric J. Connolly, & Jonathan R. Brauer (2017). Head Injuries and Changes in Delinquency from Adolescence to Emerging Adulthood: The Importance of Self-Control as a Mediating Influence. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 54(6), 869-90.
Monday: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
(and by appointment)