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.