Yunmei Iris Lu

Yunmei Iris Lu

PhD Candidate in Sociology and Criminology

1001 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. Ph.D.Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, 2018(expected).
  2. M.A.Criminal Justice, State University of New York (SUNY)-Albany, 2013.
  3. M.Phil.Criminology, University of Cambridge, 2012.
  4. B.A.Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011.


Population Change and Crime Patterns in United States and Taiwan, mid-1970s to present.

Dissertation Chair(s):

Darrell Steffensmeier

Research Interests:

Age and crime; Population change and crime; Cross-cultural comparison; Quantitative methods; Sentencing; Computer simulation.