Dr. Lucy Edwards Hochstein

Professor of Criminal Justice



Office: CHBS Building, Room 5026
Phone: 540-831-6163
E-Mail: lhochstei@radford.edu


Ph.D., Washington State University

  • M.A., Washington State University

  • B.A., Seattle University

Dr. Hochstein joined the Radford University faculty in 2000.

Spring 2017 Schedule

  • CRJU-495, Critical Perspectives in CRJU, 9 - 9:50 a.m. MWF
  • CRJU-495, Critical Perspectives in CRJU, 10 - 10:50 a.m. MWF

Office Hours: Monday: 8:30-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon; Wednesday: 8:30-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon; Friday: By appointment


Dr. Hochstein's research interests include elder abuse, identity theft, evaluation research, cooperative community programs between criminal justice agencies and non-profit organizations, and collaborative domestic violence programming.

Recent Professional Activities

Dr. Hochstein has conducted extensive research on domestic violence programming and interdisciplinary elder abuse initiatives. 
Recent publications include: 

  • "Screening out Criminal Offenders: An Evaluation of Crime-Free Multi-Family Housing in Tacoma," with Quint C. Thurman, in Contemporary Policing: Controversies, Challenges, and Solutions (2004, Roxbury Publishing, edited by Quint C. Thurman and Jihong Zhao);
  • "The Social Worker in the Criminal Justice System: Community or System Advocate?", appearing in Law Enforcement Executive Forum (2003, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 23-37);
  • “Policing Coordinated Domestic Violence Victims Services in a Rural Northwest County,” with Quint Thurman, in Police Quarterly (2006, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 448-462);
  • “Problem Solving and Crime Prevention,” with Quint Thurman, in Police Problem Solving (2004, edited by Quint Thurman and JD Jamison).