Youngyol Yim Schanz, Ph.D.
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Youngyol Yim Schanz is an associate 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.
Fall 2011 Courses
- Statistical Methods (0731701, 0731788)
- Administration of Justice (07361088)
- Multiculturalism in CJS (0762788)
Ph.D. 2001 Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania; Criminology
M.A. 1995 Wichita State University, Kansas; Administration of Justice B.S. 1991 Dankook University, Seoul, South Korea; Textile Engineering
- Introduction to Criminal Justice & Criminology
- American Corrections
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Literature & Methods in Criminal Justice
- Citizenship: Community Involvement
- Research Seminar in Criminal Justice
- Capstone in Criminal Justice
- Theoretical Criminology
- 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. (forthcoming). 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.
Published Book Reviews
Transformative Justice: Critical and peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney (2008). International Criminal Justice Review
The Criminal Justice System: An Introduction by Bryan Gibson, Paul Cavadino, & David Faulkner (2008). International Criminal Justice ReviewGrants
- 03/2006: Faculty Professional Development Grant, Metropolitan State University, MN
- 10/2002: SHINE (Students Helping in the Naturalization of Elders) Project Faculty Awards, Temple University, PA
- 11/2001: Faculty Professional Development Grant, Metropolitan State University, MN
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