Select Publications:

Remster, Brianna, Chris M. Smith, and Rory Kramer. 2022. “Race, Gender, and Police Violence in the Shadow of Controlling Images.” Social Problems

Smith, Chris M., and Andrew V. Papachristos. 2022. “Violence Brokers and Super-spreaders: How Organised Crime Transformed the Structure of Chicago Violence during Prohibition.” Global Crime 23(1):23-43.

Joseph, Jared, and Chris M. Smith. 2021. “The Ties that Bribe: Corruption’s Embeddedness in Chicago Organized Crime.” Criminology 59(4):671-703

Smith, Chris M. 2020. “Exogenous Shocks, the Criminal Elite, and Increasing Gender Inequality in Chicago Organized Crime.” American Sociological Review 85(5):895-923.

Smith, Chris M. 2019. Syndicate Women: Gender and Networks in Chicago Organized Crime. Oakland, CA: University of California Press.

Smith, Chris M., and Andrew V. Papachristos. 2016. “Trust Thy Crooked Neighbor: Multiplexity in Chicago Organized Crime Networks.” American Sociological Review 81(4):644-667.

Smith, Chris M. 2014. “The Influence of Gentrification on Gang Homicides in Chicago, 1994 to 2005.” Crime & Delinquency 60(4):569-591.

Papachristos, Andrew V., Chris M. Smith, Mary L. Scherer, and Melissa A. Fugiero. 2011. “More Coffee, Less Crime? The Relationship between Gentrification and Neighborhood Crime Rates in Chicago, 1991 to 2005.” City & Community 10(3):215-240.

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