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Yan Zhang

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. Social Science-Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. Interdisciplinary cognate: Sociology. (2004)
  • M.S. Applied Statistics, Michigan State University
  • M.S. Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
  • B.S. Information Science, WuHan University, China

zhangyan@shsu.edu

Office: C-221
Phone: (936) 294-3034

Areas of Expertise:
Crime Mapping and Crime Analysis, Sentencing Policies and Outcomes, Policing Intervention Program Evaluation, Social Ecological Contexts of Delinquency, Crime and Victimization, Spatial Temporal Interaction of Crime

Publications:

  • Lee, J., Zhang, Y., & Hoover, L. (2013). Police response to domestic violence: Multilevel factors of arrest decision. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 36(1).
  • Cihan, A., Hoover, L.T., & Zhang, Y. (2012). Police response time to in-progress burglary: A multilevel analysis. Police Quarterly, 15(3), 308-327.
  • Zhao, J.S., Zhang, Y., & Thurman, Q. (2011). Can additional resources lead to higher levels of productivity (arrests) in police agencies? Criminal Justice Review, 36, 165-182.
  • Ren, L., Zhang, Y. & Zhao, S. (2009). A catalyst for change? The impact of Katrina evacuees upon crime patterns in Houston. Presented at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Philidelphia, PA.
  • Zhang, Y., Zhao, S., Ren, L. & Hoover, L. (2009). Spatio-temporal Interaction of Urban Crime in Southwest Houston. Presented at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Philidelphia, PA.
  • Ren, L., Zhang, Y. & Zhao, S. (2009). A catalyst for change? The impact of Katrina evacuees upon crime patterns in Houston. Presented at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Philidelphia, PA.

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