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Christopher P. Krebs

Senior Research Social Scientist

Christopher P. Krebs, PhD, has extensive research experience in the areas of corrections, substance abuse epidemiology and treatment, intimate partner violence and sexual violence, HIV transmission among and associated high-risk behaviors of offenders and inmates, criminal justice systems, and program evaluation. He has led and worked on a number of projects for the National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He has employed both quantitative and qualitative methods in his research and has extensive experience designing studies, developing survey instruments, analyzing data, and disseminating findings. Dr. Krebs has published and presented numerous research papers on a wide variety of topics.


PhD, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University; MS, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University; BA, Sociology, Emory University.

Latest Publications

Krebs, C., Lindquist, C., Berzofsky, M., Shook-Sa, B., Peterson, K., Planty, M., et al. (2016). Campus climate survey validation study. Final technical report: Bureau of Justice Statistics Research and Development Series. R&DP-2015:04, NCJ 249545 . Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice.
Barrick, K., Krebs, C.P., & Lindquist, C.H. (2013). Intimate partner violence victimization among undergraduate women at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Violence Against Women, 19 (8):1014-1033.
Lindquist, C.H., Barrick, K., Krebs, C., Crosby, C.M., Lockard, A.J., & Sanders-Phillips, K. (2013). The context and consequences of sexual assault among undergraduate women at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28 (12):2437-2461.
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  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence
  • Substance Use