Shih-Ya KUO 郭世雅

Shih-Ya KUO 郭世雅

Associate Professor

CONTACT ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS RESEARCH INTERESTS

CONTACT

OFFICEE21-3020
OFFICE HOURSMonday & Thursday
13:30-14:30
or by appointment 
TELEPHONE(+853) 8822 8844
E-MAILsykuo@um.edu.mo

ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, USA

M.A. in Arts in Administrative Police, Central Police University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

M. ED. in Education in Teaching English as Second Language, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma

B.A. in Arts in Foreign Affairs Police, Central Police University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Policing
  • Victimization
  • Corrections
  • Domestic violence
  • Theory testing
  • Crime and deviance
  • Comparative studies of criminal justice 

Kuo Shih-Ya is an Associate Professor at University of Macau. She received her PhD in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University in 2008. Before joining the University of Macau, she was teaching at West Virginia State University. Her research interests include victimization, restorative justice, intimate partner violence, and policing. Her work has appeared in the journals Police Quarterly, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, International Sociology, Journal of Criminal Justice, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Cogent.

RESEARCH PROJECTS SELECTED PUBLICATIONS MAJOR AWARDS AND HONORS COURSES TAUGHT

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Multi-Year Research Grant (MYRG), 2020-2021, " Risk Factors of Intimate Partner Violence in Rural China: An Application of an Integrated Ecological Theory funded MOP 104,000 by the University of Macau.

Principal Investigator, Multi-Year Research Grant (MYRG), 2018-2021, Evaluation of the restorative justice approach applied to pre-sentence cases in Taiwan, funded MOP 533,310 by the University of Macau.

Principal Investigator, Multi-Year Research Grant (MYRG), 2015-2018, Intimate Partner Violence against Women in Macau, Taiwan, and China funded MOP 883,224 by the University of Macau.

Principal Investigator, Multi-Year Research Grant (MYRG), 2014-2017, Victimization and Misconduct among Male and Female Inmates in Taiwan, funded MOP 472,200 by the University of Macau.

Principal Investigator, Start Up Research Grant, 2012-2013, Domestic Violence among USA university students, funded MOP 100,000 by the University of Macau.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Publications

  • Kuo, S. (accepted in November 2019). "The Effects of Mental Health and Substance Abuse/Dependence Disorders on Prison Misconduct among Male Inmates in Taiwan" International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology [SSCI]
  • Kuo, S., & 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
  • Kuo, S. (accepted in August 2019). Prison victimization among Taiwanese male inmates: An application of importation, deprivation, and routine activities theories. The Journal of Security [SSCI]
  • Steele, K., Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Griffee, K., Harper-Dorton, K V., Beard, K. W., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Kuo, S.-Y. & Cassandra M. Hershman, C. M. (2019). Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, on line ahead of print, https://doi.org/10.1080/10720162.2019.1647319. Disguisable and Obvious Child Sexual Abuse Behaviors: Analysis of Effects on Sexual Addiction in Adults and Between-Sex Comparisons of Occurrence Percentages Using Anonymous Data From Perpetrators and Victims.  
  • Beard, K. W., Newsome, J. E., Harper-Dorton, K. V., O’Keefe, S. L., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Steele, K., Lawhon, M., and Kuo, S.Y. (2019). Father-daughter incest: Comparison of treated cases to untreated control subjects. Cogent Psychology, 6, 1633809. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2019.1633809
  • Sandra S. Stroebel, Stephen L. O’Keefe, Karen Griffee, Karen V. Harper-Dorton, Keitih W. Beard, Debra H. Young, Sam Swindell, Walter E. Stroupe, Kerri Steele, Megan Lawhon and Shih-Ya Kuo (2019). Effects of the Sex of the Perpetrator on Victims’ Subsequent Sexual Behaviors and Adulthood Sexual Orientations, Journal: Cogent Psychology , 5, 1564424. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2018.1564424
  • Woods, K. N., Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Griffee, K., Harper-Dorton, K. V., Beard, K. W., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Steele, K., Lawhon, M., & Kuo, S.-Y. (2018). Conditioning by Orgasm Produced by Heterosexual Oral Sex during the Critical Period. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 25(1), 96-119. (IF:1.93).
  • Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Griffee, K., Harper-Dorton, K. V., Beard, K. W., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Steele, K., Lawhon, M., & Kuo, S.-Y. (2018). Exhibitionism and Sex with Underage Males in Adult Women, Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 25(2-3), 170-196 (IF:1.93)
  • Kuo, S. (2018). Police misconduct in Taiwan: comparing perceptions of the police and electronic gaming service workers. Crime, Law and Social Change journal, 69(5), 657-679 [SSCI]. DOI 10.1007/s10611-018-9770-2
  • Kuo, S. & Shih, Y. (2018). An evaluation of a community-policing program in Taiwan. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(7), 2016-2044. [SSCI]
  • Griffee, K., Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Harper-Dorton, K. V., Beard, K. W., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Steele, K., Lawhon, M., & Kuo, S.-Y. (2017). Sexual Imprinting of Offspring on their Parents and Siblings, Cogent Psychology, 4, 1307632. doi: 10.1080/23311908.2017.1307632 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2017.1307632
  • Griffee, K., Beard, K. W., Stroebel, S. S., Harper-Dorton, K. V., O’Keefe, S. L., Young, D. H., Swindell, S., Stroupe, W. E., Steele, K., Lahon, M., and Kuo, S. (2017). Genital Piercing: Childhood and Adolescent Behaviors That Serve as Predictors and Scores on Scales Measuring Hypersexuality and Risky Sexual Behavior, Sexual Orientation, Depression, Conflict, Intimacy, and Sexual Satisfaction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 24 (1-2), 58-78.
  • Griffe, K., Swindell, S., O’Keefe, S. L., Stroebel, S. S., Beard, K. W., Kuo, S., & Stroupe, W. (2016). Etiological risk factors for sibling incest. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 28(7), 620-659. [SSCI]
  • Kuo, S. (2016). Routine activities theory and intimate partner violence victimization. Law Enforcement Review, 12(1), 23-53. (double-blinded peer review journal).
  • Kuo, S. (2015). Occupational stress, job satisfaction, and affective commitment to policing among Taiwanese police officers. Police Quarterly, 18(1), 27-54. [SSCI]
  • Kuo, S. (2015). Opportunity, choice, and burglary victimization in Taiwan. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 59, 873-891. [SSCI] (IF: 1.056; Ranking: 23/52 in Criminology and Penology)
  • Griffee, K., Swindell, S. O'Keefe, S. L., Stroebel, S. S., Beard, K. W., Kuo, S., Stroupe, W. (2014). Etiological risk factors for sibling incest: Data from an anonymous computer-assisted self-interview. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment; 1-40. [SSCI]
  • Kuo, S. & Huang, Y. (2014). Bullying among male prisoners in Taiwan. Law Enforcement Review, 10(1), 23-46 (double blind peer-reviewed journal). 
  • Kuo, S., Cuvelier, S., & Huang Y. (2014). Identifying risk factors for victimization among male prisoners in Taiwan. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 58(2), 231-257. [SSCI] (IF: 1.056; Ranking: 23/52 in Criminology and Penology)
  • Kuo, S. (2014). Prison violence. The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, First Edition. Edited by Jay S. Albanese. Published 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Online ISBN: 9781118517383; DOI: 10.1002/9781118517383. (double blind peer-reviewed)
  • Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Beard, K. W., Kuo, S., Swindell, S., & Stroupe, W.  (04/2013). Brother-sister incest: Data from anonymous computer assisted self interviews. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 22(3), 255-276. [SSCI]
  • Stroebel, S. S., Kuo, S., O'Keefe, S. L., Beard, K. W., Swindell, S., & Kommor, M. J.  (01/2013). Risk factors for father-daughter incest: Data from an anonymous computerized survey. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 25(6). IF: 2.280, Ranking: Criminology & Penology 5 out of 52. [SSCI]
  • Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Griffee, K., Kuo, S., Beard, K. W., & Kommor, M. J. (2013). Sister-sister incest: Data from an anonymous computerized survey. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 22, 695-719. doi:10.1080/10538712.2013.811140 [SSCI]
  • Kuo, S., Cuvelier, S., & Sheu, C. (2013). Risky behaviors and personal victimization in Taiwan. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 37(2), 79-97. (double blind peer-reviewed).
  • Kuo, S., Cuvelier, S., Sheu, C., & Zhao, J. (06/2012). The distribution of criminal victimization and patterns of routine activities. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 56(4), 573-598.[SSCI] (IF: 1.056; Ranking: 23/52 in Criminology and Penology)
  • Kuo, S., Cuvelier, S., & Sheu, C. (January 2012). Crime reporting behavior and Black’s Behavior of Law.International Sociology, 27(1), 51-71. [SSCI] (IF: 1.00; Ranking: 54/137 in Sociology).
  • Stroebel, S. S., O’Keefe, S. L., Beard, K. W., Kuo, S., Swindell, S., & Kommor, M. J. (March 2012). Father-daughter Incest: Data from an Anonymous Computerized Survey. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21(2), 176-199. [SSCI].
  • Kuo, S. (March 2011). Emerging processes and concepts of restorative justice and its implication to criminal justice. Crime and Criminal Justice International, 16, 1-45. (double blind peer-reviewed).
  • Kuo, S., Longmire, D., & Cuvelier, S. (May 2010). An empirical assessment of the process of restorative justice. Journal of Criminal Justice. 38(3), 318-328. [SSCI] (IF: 1.410)
  • Kuo, S., Longmire, D., Cuvelier, S. & Chang, K. (December 2010). Prosecutorial decision-making in Taiwan – A partial test of Black’s Behavior of Law. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 54(6), 1023-1046. [SSCI] (IF: 1.056; Ranking: 23/52 in Criminology and Penology)
  • Kuo, S., Cuvelier, S., & Chang, K. (2009). Explaining victimization in Taiwan: A lifestyle approach. Journal of Criminal Justice, 37(5), 461-471. [SSCI] (IF: 2.766).
  • Kuo, S., & Cuvelier, S. (2008). Feminist perspective on domestic violence – An application to Chinese families. Law Enforcement Review, 4(1), 145-160. (double blind peer-reviewed).
  • Kuo, S., & Cuvelier, S. (2008). Police corruption. Police Science, 39(3), 215-233. (double blind peer-reviewed)
  • Kuo, S. (2008). Investigating the Russian mafia – Book review. Law Enforcement Review, 4(2), 131-134 (in Chinese). (double blind peer-reviewed)
  • Kuo, S., & Kercher, G. (October, 2008). Research report: Victimization of immigrants. Crime Victims’ Institute, Criminal Justice Center, Sam Houston State University. 

MAJOR AWARDS AND HONORS

March 2011Special recognition for excellence in research, West Virginia State University
March 2010

Special recognition for excellence in research, West Virginia State University

Summer 2006

Graduate Academic Achievement Scholarships

2006

Office of Academic Scholarships, Sam Houston State University

April 2005

Outstanding Writer Award, Sam Houston University, Writing Center, nominated by Dr. Rolando del Carmen

August 2003 – August 2008

Central Police University of Taiwan Award for doctoral study in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University

July 2000

Exemplary Public Official Award, National Police Agency of Taiwan

August 1991 – August 1992

Scholarship for further study in the U.S.A, National Police Agency of Taiwan

March 1991 – April 1991

Representative (1 out of 4) of the Group Study Exchange (GSE) to Minnesota, Rotary 3480 District, Taiwan

July 1987

Ranked first place in Staff Member Examination and Promotion from local to National Police Agency of Taiwan

COURSES TAUGHT

Research Methods (both undergraduate and graduate students)
American Corrections
Criminology
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Family Violence
Race & Gender Issues in Criminal Justice
Drugs & Crime
Policing (graduate students)
Social Deviance
Community and Crime