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Dr. Yu Zhang
Office: Brown Building Room 215
Phone: (585) 395-5500
- Ph.D. in Criminology and Public Policy, Northeastern University
- Criminal Law
- Adjudication Process
- Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice
- Law and Society
Dr. Zhang received her law degree from China and her Ph.D. in Criminology and Public Policy from Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Zhang’s primary teaching and research interests include comparative criminology/criminal justice, policing, law and society and quantitative methodology. She has participated in several international and national research projects, including the International Self-report Delinquency Study, National Sexual Assault Self-efficacy Needs Assessment Project, and Implicit Racial Bias Project. She is currently working on the application of computational methods in social science, including social media data analysis.
Herlihy, D., & Zhang, Y. (2017). Music industry and copyright protection in the United States and China. Global Media and China, 1(4), 390-400.
Zhang, Y. (2016). The Rule of Bureaucracy: A Reflection on Chinese Criminal Justice System. LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC.
Zhang, Y., & Lovrich, N. (2016). Portrait of justice: The spirit of Chinese law as depicted in historical and contemporary drama. Global Media and China, 1(4), 372-389.