Meet Young J. Chae
Assistant Professor, Criminology
Education: 2005 Kyonggi University, M.A.
2008 Florida State University, M.S.
2016 Northeastern University, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Criminology
Career Specialties: Young Ju Chae's research interests focus on criminological theory, offender decision-making, criminal careers and desistance from crime, race and inequality, and gender issues.
Professional and Community Activities: Young Ju has been working on papers that aim to identify key factors influencing juvenile offenders’ decision-making process and self-control ability, and how these relate to stability and change in criminal offending over the life-course. She published some manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and books, and this year has also been preparing and submitting several manuscripts for publication. Her work has earned a research award and has been presented at national and regional conferences.
Since joining The University of Tampa, she has been elected to take over Criminology Club and through which she is actively meeting and communicating with a diverse student body.
Honors and Awards: Teaching Assistantship, Northeastern University, 2014-2016
Summer Research Scholar Award, Northeastern University, 2014
Student Graduate Fellowship, Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice, 2011-2012
Graduate Assistantship, Northeastern University, 2008-2011
Graduate Assistantship, Kyonggi University, 2004