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Criminal Justice & Criminology

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Dr. Chris  Rush Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice
423-439-5963 /
Roger-Stout Hall 201H


Dr. Chris Rush is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice & Criminology Department at East Tennessee State University. She received her B.A and M.A in Criminal Justice & Criminology from East Tennessee State University and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Her current research interests include sex offender behavior and policies, environmental criminology, forensic document analysis and crime mapping analysis. She has published books and book chapters as well as articles in peer-reviewed journals including Deviant Behavior, Gender & Violence, and Journal of Interpersonal Violence. She has worked with several federal, state, and local agencies regarding various criminal justice matters such as program evaluation, prisoner reentry, forensic training, and investigative policies and regulations.

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