Ruohui ZHAO 趙若輝

Ruohui ZHAO 趙若輝

Associate Professor

CONTACT ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS RESEARCH INTERESTS

CONTACT

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16:00-17:00
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TELEPHONE(+853) 8822 8835
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ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, USA

B.A. in Archival Science, Wuhan University, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Corrections
  • Crime and Social Control in China
  • Comparative Study of Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Ruohui Zhao is an Associate Professor at University of Macau. She received her PhD in criminology and criminal justice from University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2007. Her research interests include juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, corrections, and crime control in China. Her work has appeared in the following journals Social Forces, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Deviant Behavior, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, and Policing.

Dr.Zhao is a founding member and executive board member of Asian Criminological Society. She was the receipient of the Third Macau Humanity and Social Science Research Award, second place (paper award), in 2012. Her PhD dissertation was among the ProQuest Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses in May, 2018.

RESEARCH PROJECTS SELECTED PUBLIICATIONS MAJOR AWARDS AND HONORS COURSES TAUGHT

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2018-2019

Police Officers’ Perceptions of Spousal Violence: An Exploratory Study in Mainland China, University of Macau

 2014-2017

An Exploratory Study of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Attitude toward the Police in a Less-Developed Western City of China, University of Macau

2011-2012

Perceptions of Fear of Crime and Punitivity among College Students in Macau SAR and Mainland China, University of Macau

2009-2011

Evaluation of Community-Based Correction, University of Macau

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIICATIONS

Journal Articles  in English ( * denotes corresponding author)

Zhao, R. (forthcoming). Child maltreatment and adjustment to confinement: An exploratory study of male juvenile offenders in China. Journal of Family Violence. doi:10.1007/s10896-020-00191-z

Zhao, J, Wang, X., Zhang, H., & Zhao, R.* (forthcoming). Rational choice theory applied to an explanation of juvenile offender decision making in the Chinese setting. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. doi:10.1177/0306624X20931429

Zhao, J., Zhang, H., & Zhao, R.* (forthcoming).  Sources of legal cynicism among students in China: The role of Western popular culture and social attachment. Journal of Crime and Justice. doi:10.1080/0735648X.2020.1768138

Zhang, H., Zhao, R., Macy, R.J., Wretman, C.J., & Jiang, Y. (forthcoming). A scoping review of 37 years of intimate partner violence research in China. Trauma, Violence & Abuse. doi:10.1177/1524838019881738

Kuo, S.Y., & Zhao, R. (2019). Prison misconduct among female inmates with mental disorders, substance abuse/dependence, and co-occurring disorders in Taiwan. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 43(3), 263-276. doi:10.1080/01924036.2019.1566081

Zhao, R., Zhang, H., Zhao, J., & Wang, X. (2019). When the West meets the East: Cultural clash and its impacts on anomie in a sample of Chinese adolescents. Deviant Behavior, 40(10), 1187-1205. doi:10.1080/01639625.2018.1472934

hang, H., & Zhao, R.* (2018). Empirical research on domestic violence in contemporary China—Continuity and advances. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(16), 4879-4887. doi:10.1177/0306624X18801468

Zhao, R., Zhang, H., Jiang, Y., & Yao, X. (UM PhD student) (2018). The tendency to make arrests in domestic violence: Perceptions from police officers in China, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(16), 4923-4941. doi:10.1177/0306624X18801653

Zhao, R. (2018). Impacts of the school context on victimization in a sample of Chinese adolescents: A multilevel approach. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 34(2), 196-218. doi:10.1177/1043986218761964

Lai, Y., & Zhao, R. (2018). The Impacts of Neighborhood Context on Residents’ Satisfaction with Police Services in Metropolitan Taipei: A Multilevel Approach. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 41(2), 276-291. doi:10.1108/PIJPSM-11-2016-0160

Ren, L., He, N., Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2017). Self-control, risky lifestyles, and victimization:A study with a sample of Chinese school youth. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 44(5), 695-716. doi:10.1177/0093854816674758

Zhang, H., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Zhao, R. (2017). Subculture, gang involvement, and delinquency: A study of incarcerated youth in China. Justice Quarterly, 34(6), 952-977. doi:10.1080/07418825.2016.1243254

Zhang, H., Zhao, R.*, Zhao, J., & Ren, L. (2016). The impact of child sexual abuse and psychological distress on delinquency among incarcerated juveniles in China. Crime, Law and Social Change, 66(5), 447-464. doi:10.1007/s10611-016-9637-3

Ren, L., Zhao, J., He, N., Marshall, I.M., Zhang, H., Zhao, R., & Jin, C. (2016). Testing for measurement invariance of attachment across Chinese and American adolescent samples. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(8), 964-991. doi:10.1177/0306624X14566602

Ren, L., Zhang, H., Zhao, J., & Zhao, R. (2016). Delinquent subculture and juvenile offenders’ attitudes toward the police in China. Police Quarterly, 19(1), 87-110. doi:10.1177/1098611115604450

Cao, L., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Zhao, R. (2015). Do In-group and out-group forms of trust matter in predicting confidence in order institutions? A study of three culturally distinctive countries. International Sociology, 30(6), 674-693. doi:10.1177/0268580915605651

Zhang, H., Zhao, R., Ren, L., & Zhao, J. (2014). Social attachment and juvenile attitudes toward the police in China: Bridging Eastern and Western wisdom. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(6), 703-734. doi:10.1177/0022427814538034

Zhang, H., Zhao, J., Ren, L., & Zhao, R. (2014). Social bonds, traditional models and juvenile attitudes toward the police in China. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 37(3), 596-611. Doi:10.1108/PIJPSM-10-2013-0106

Hilal, S., Densley, J., & Zhao, R. (2013). Cops in college: Police officers’ perceptions on formal education. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 24(4), 461-477. doi:10.1080/10511253.2013.791332

Cao, L., & Zhao, R. (2012). The impact of culture on acceptance of soft drugs across Europe. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(4), 296-305. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2012.04.002

Liu, J., Zhao, R., Xiong, H., & Gong, J. (2012). Chinese legal traditions: Punitiveness versus mercy. Asia Pacific Journal of Police and Criminal Justice, 9(1), 17-33.

Huang, K., Liu, J., Zhao, R., Zhao, G., & Friday, P.C. (2012). Chinese narcotics trafficking: A preliminary report. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 56(1), 134-152. doi:10.1177/0306624X10389776

Cao, L., Lai, Y., & Zhao, R. (2012). Shade of blue: Confidence in the police in the world. Journal of Criminal Justice, 40(1), 40-49. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2011.11.006

Zhao, R., & Liu, J. (2011). A system’s approach of crime prevention: The case of Macau. Asian Journal of Criminology, 6(2), 207-227. doi:10.1007/s11417-011-9117-8

Zhao, R., & Cao, L. (2010). Social change and anomie—A cross-national study. Social Forces, 88(3), 1209-1229. doi:10.1353/sof.0.0312

Cao, L., Zhao, R., Ren, L., & Zhao, J. (2010). Social support and anomie: A multilevel analysis of anomie in Europe and North America. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 54(4), 625-639. doi:10.1177/0306624x09334218

Garland, B.E., Mccarty, W.P., & Zhao, R. (2009). Job satisfaction and organizational commitment in prisons—An examination of psychological staff, teachers, and unit management staff. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36(2), 163-183. doi:10.1177/0093854808327343

 

Book Chapters in English

Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2017). Family Violence and the Legal and Social Responses in China. In Eve Buzawa & Carl Buzawa (eds.) Global Responses to Domestic Violence, pp189-206. Bonita Springs, FL: Springer. 

Zhao, R., & Cao, L. (2017). Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice in China, pp155-172 in Scott Decker & Nerea Marteache (Eds.) International Handbook of Juvenile Justice (2nd ed.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer 

Zhao, R. (2017). Administrative Punishment. In K.R. Kerley, H. Copes, J. Lane, S.D. Li, & S. Sharp (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Corrections. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 

Zhao, R., Zhang, H., & Liu, J. (2014). Juvenile Justice System in China: A System in Transition, pp137-162 in John Winterdyk (ed.) Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends. FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.

Zhao, R. (2013). Official Responses to Crime in Macau, pp324-340 in L, Cao, I. Sun, & B. Hebenton (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology, New York: Routledge.

Zhao, R., Cao, L., & Zhao, J. (2013). Fear of Crime and Punitivity among College Students in Macau, China, pp159-179 in Helmut Kury and John Winterdyk (eds.) Fear of Crime and Punitiveness: Results from International Students Surveys. Bochum, Germany: Universitaetsverlag Brockmeyer.

 

Journal Articles In Chinese

Liu, J., & Zhao, R. (2014). A Review of Macau Correctional System and Relevant Research—From the Comparative Perspective (比較犯罪學視野下的澳門犯罪矯治及其相關研究). Macau Studies (澳门研究), 73(2), 52-60. [文章收錄至《澳門人文社會科學研究文選(2012~2014)》]

Zhao, R. (2012). Anomie/Strain Theory and Juvenile Delinquency (迷乱/紧张理论和青少年偏差与犯罪). Shandong Police Academy Journal (山东警察学院学报), 24(4), 107-111.

Zhao, R. (2011). Exploring Trends and Characteristics of Juvenile Delinquency in Macau (澳门青少年犯罪的状况与特点). Journal of Guangxi University (广西大学学报), 33(6), 63-65.

Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2008). An Empirical Study of Victimization in Nanning (逻辑回归对犯罪被害的应用研究—以南宁市为实证分析). Social Scientist (社会科学家), 132(4), 79-83.

Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2008). Juvenile Gangs—Control and Prevention Mechanism (少年帮派的特征、催生因素与防治刍议). Journal of Guangxi University (广西大学学报), 30(2), 82-87. fully-cited by Information Center for Social Sciences, RUC: Youth Study (人大复印资料: 青少年研究全文转载).                                                                                                   

Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2007). Study of Public Order and Fear of Crime: A Sample from Nanning City (社会治安评价与被害恐惧研究—以南宁市为实证分析). Nanjing University Law Review (南京大学法律评论), Spring Issue, 125-136.

 

Book Chapters In Chinese

Liu, J., & Zhao, R. (2011). Social Order and Crime in Macau (澳门的社会治安与犯罪状况), pp239-260 in Yufan Hao and Zhiliang Wu (editors) Bluebook of Macau: Annual report on Economy and Society of Macau (2010-2011)澳门蓝皮书:澳门经济社会发展报告, 2010-2011Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (北京:社会科学文献出版社).

Zhao, R., & Liu, J. (2010). Social Order and Crime in Macau (澳门的社会治安与犯罪状况), pp186-204 in Yufan Hao and Zhiliang Wu (editors) Bluebook of Macau: Annual report on Economy and Society of Macau (2009-2010)澳门蓝皮书:澳门经济社会发展报告, 2009-2010. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (北京:社会科学文献出版社).

Zhao, R., & Zhang, H. (2009). Teaching Criminology (犯罪学实践性教学方法讲义), pp218-246 in Jianmin Cheng (editor) Teaching Techniques in Legal Education 《实践性法学教育讲义:把课堂当作社会》. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press (北京:清华大学出版社).

Zhang, H., & Zhao, R. (2009). Victimology (犯罪被害与被害人), pp140-171 in Haobo Song and Gaofeng Jin (editors) Criminology《犯罪学》. Shanghai: Fudan University Press (上海:复旦大学出版社).

 

MAJOR AWARDS AND HONORS

2018

Ph.D. Dissertation (Determinants of anomie: A cross-national study, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007) ranked among ProQuest Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses, May, 2018 (Each month ProQuest updates the list of the top 25 Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses across all subjects, based upon total PDF downloads).

2012

“A System’s Approach of Crime Prevention: The Case of Macau” (a research paper published in Asian Journal of Criminology), The Third Macau Humanity and Social Science Research Award, Second Place, Macau Foundation (第三屆澳門人文社會科學研究優秀成果評獎论文类二等獎,澳门基金会)

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate Courses
Criminology
Drugs and Crime
Law and Society
Crime and Criminal Justice in China
Social Change and Crime in Macao and Chinese Mainland

Graduate Courses
Corrections
Applied Statistics
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Criminological Theories
Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Special Topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice