Penn State Harrisburg

Joongyeup Lee, Ph.D.

· Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Public Affairs

Biography

Dr. Joongyeup Lee holds bachelor's degree in economics and master's and doctoral degrees in criminal justice. He specializes in quantitative data analysis for criminology and police decision making research. Dr. Lee was the winner of graduate paper competitions at Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators and Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice and was the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Criminal Justice at Pennsylvania State University, and Rolando V. del Carmen Criminal Justice Scholarship at Sam Houston State University, among others. Prior to entering academe, he retired from Army (1st Ltn.), and worked as a business negotiator.

Professional affiliation

  • American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Research Interests

  • Criminology
  • Family and Juvenile Delinquency
  • Crime Profiling
  • Police Operation
  • Public and Police

Courses Taught

  • Criminology
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics

Publications and Research

  • Lee, J., Jang, H., & Bouffard, L. A. (In Press). Maternal employment and juvenile delinquency: A longitudinal study of Korean adolescents. Crime and Delinquency.
  • Lee, J., Zhang, Y., & Hoover, L. (In Press). Police response to domestic violence: Multilevel factors of arrest decision. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management.
  • Jang, H., Lee, J., & Lee. H. (In Press). Examination of the recent increase of rape rate in South Korea: An explorative approach. 사회와 안전 (Society and Security).
  • Lee, J. & Ruiz, J. (2011). Investigating discriminative bail setting: Multivariate analysis on Louisiana drug interdiction. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 9, 22-40.
  • Ruiz, J., & Lee, J. (2009). Revisiting Louisiana drug interdiction: Drug profiling in the Louisiana justice system. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 11(2), 236-250.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Lee, Joongyeup. (Forthcoming). Routine activities theory. In Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Research Reports

  • Lee, Joongyeup. (2010). Substance use and school dropout. In S. Menard, et al. Inhalant abuse and related problem behaviors across generations in a national sample. National Youth Survey Family Study Project Report Number 2/National Youth Survey Report Number 61, Final Report to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 241-263.