Profile of a CAVNET Member – Dr. Martin D. Schwartz


Dr. Martin D. Schwartz is Professor of Sociology and Presidential Research Scholar at Ohio University, where he served two terms as chair. Working with a variety of co-authors but mainly Walter DeKeseredy, he has written or edited 11 books, more than 60 refereed journal articles and another 40 book chapters, government reports, and essays, and been active in the battered women’s shelter movement since the 1970s. With DeKeseredy he wrote Sexual Assault on the College Campus and Woman Abuse on Campus. He also edited Researching Sexual Assault and Race, Gender and Class in Criminology: The Intersections (with Dragan Milovanovic). A former officer of several academic organizations, he received the lifetime achievement award of the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Critical Criminology. The co-editor of Criminal Justice: An International Journal of Policy and Practice, he serves on, or has served on the editorial boards or as deputy editor of 11 journals, including the top American criminology journals: Criminology, and Justice Quarterly, and done manuscript reviews for 55 journals and publishers. At Ohio University he has won a variety of teaching and service awards, including Graduate Professor of the Year and Best Arts and Sciences Professor (twice), while being the first social scientist to win the university’s research achievement award, the title of Presidential Research Scholar. His Ph.D. is from the University of Kentucky, where he was awarded the 2002 Thomas R. Ford Distinguished Alumni Award.

Dr. Schwartz is a member of CAVNET’s Advisory Committee on Campus Violence.