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. (In Press). A Longitudinal Assessment of Head Injuries as a Source of Acquired Neuropsychological Deficits and the Implications for Criminal Persistence. Justice Quarterly. DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2019.1599044.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Brittni Fitter, and Christopher A. Jodis (In Press). The Detrimental Impact of Brain Injury on Moral Decision Making: Results from A Quasi-Experimental Within-Individual Longitudinal Analysis. Journal of Experimental Criminology. Forthcoming.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Jukka Savolainen, Douglas A. Granger, & Jessica L. Calvi. (2020). Is Crime Bad for Your Health? The Link between Delinquent Offending and Cardiometabolic Risk. Crime & Delinquency, 66(10), 1347-1368. DOI: 10.1177/0011128720903048.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Starr Solomon*, & Bradon A. Valgardson. (2019). Socialization, Selection, or Both? The Role of Gene-Environment Interplay in the Association between Exposure to Antisocial Peers and Delinquency. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 35(1), 1-26.
Schwartz, Joseph A., Scott Jessick, Douglas A. Granger, & Jessica L. Calvi. (2019). Co-Twin Relationship Quality as a Moderator of Genetic and Environmental Factors on Urinary Cortisol Levels among Adult Twins. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 108, 118-126.
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Thursday: 7:30AM - 9:30AM