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Youngyol Yim Schanz is a professor in the Criminology & Criminal Justice Program at Slippery Rock University, PA. She earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Criminology, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are domestic violence, gender & race issues, drugs and alcohol, police and community relations, criminological theory testing and criminal justice education. She has published several articles in peer-review journals; "A Cross Cultural Analysis of Domestic Violence in a Minority Community and Police Response: A Case Study on Hmong Offenders," "Police and their perceived image: How community influence officers' job satisfaction," "Girls, why do you want to become police officers?: Career goals/choices among criminal justice undergraduates," "Attitudes toward punishment among criminal justice undergraduates." She has also published several book reviews. She teaches various courses including research methods, statistical methods, women & criminal justice, crime & media, introduction to criminal justice.
Ph.D. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania; Criminology, 2001
M.A. at Wichita State University, Kansas; Administration of Justice, 1995
B.S. at Dankook University, Seoul, South Korea; Textile Engineering, 1991
- Domestic violence
- Police & Community Relations
- Gender Issues
- Comparative Criminal Justice
- Testing of Criminological Theories
- Criminal Justice Education
Kenyon, S., & Schanz, Y. (2014). Sex trafficking : examining links to prostitution and the routine activity theory. International Journal of Criminology & Sociology, 3: 61-76.
Schanz Y. (2013). Criminology/Criminal Justice (C& CJ) programs in higher education in the U.S. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 8 (2): 105-119.
Schanz, Y. (2012). Does race really matter?: Career goals, perceptions of criminal justice practitioners and competence among criminal justice undergraduates. Journal of Arts and Humanities, 1(3): 160-170.
Champion, D., Harvey, P., & Schanz, Y. (2011). Day reporting centers and recidivism: comparing offender groups in a western Pennsylvania county study. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation
Youngyol Yim (2009). Girls, why do you want to become police officers?: Career goals/choices among criminal justice undergraduates. Women & Criminal Justice. 19(2), 120-136.
Youngyol Yim & Bryan Schafer (2009). Police and their perceived image: How community influences officers' job satisfaction"Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 10(1), 17-29.
Youngyol Yim (2008). Attitudes toward punishment among criminal justice undergraduates. Professional Issues in Criminal Justice, 3(3), 65-82.
Youngyol Yim (2006). A cross cultural analysis of domestic violence in a minority community and police response: A case study on Hmong offenders. International Journal of Comparative & Applied Criminal Justice, 30 (1), 49-74.