Jianhong Liu

Professor of Criminology, University of Macao, Macao SAR, China

BIOGRAPHY 

Jianhong Liu is Professor of Criminology at University of Macau and University Chair Professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China. He is currently the President of Asian Criminological Society, a member of Campbell Collaboration Criminal Justice Group Steering Committee, a member of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Organized Crime. He received his PhD from State University of New York at Albany in 1993.  His primary research interests are international and comparative criminology, Asian Criminology, and Chinese crime and Justice.  He is the author, editor, or co-editor of 13 books, and has published more than 50 articles and book chapters, many in prestigious criminology journals, such as Justice Quarterly, Criminology, British Journal of Criminology, the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.   He is currently the editor-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Criminology and is also on the editorial board of many academic journals, including Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Crime, Law and Social Change. He was a co-principle investigator (PI: Steve Messner) of a large survey project “Criminal Victimization in Contemporary Urban China: A multi-level Analysis of Survey Data for the City of Tianjin”, funded by US National Science Foundation and PI and Co-PI of many research grants. His research has been funded by National Institute of Justice, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.  He has received numerous honorary appointments from the prestigious universities and has been invited by numerous conferences and universities to give keynote speeches and seminars.

In 2016, Professor Liu from the Department of Sociology, University of Macau (UM), has been selected to receive the prestigious Freda Adler Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology (ASC), for his outstanding contributions to the field of criminology.

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2013 Jianhong Liu, Susyan Jou, Bill Hebenton, (editors) Handbook of Asian Criminology, Springer Publishing, New York
  • 2012 Jianhong Liu, (editor) Master Criminologists on the Science of Crime Control Volume IPeople’s Publishing House. Beijing, China.
  • 2012 Jianhong Liu, (editor) Master Criminologists on the Science of Crime Control Volume II People’s Publishing House. Beijing, China.
  • 2012 R. Thilagaraj, Jianhong Liu and S. Latha (Editors) Crime and Criminal Justice in Asia. Mittal Publications, Delhi, India.
  • 2011 Jianhong LiuFunctions of Crimes, People’s Publishing House. Beijing, China.
  • 2011 Jianhong Liu and Yongshen Li, General Principles of Criminal Law, Law Press, Beijing, China
  • 2011 Jianhong Liu and Yongshen Li, Specific Provisions of Criminal Law, Law Press, Beijing, China
  • 2011 Jianhonhg Liu (editor) “Lectures in Criminal Law volume II Beijing, Law Press.
  • 2011 Jianhong Liu (editor) “Lectures in Criminal Law volume III Beijing, Law Press.
  • 2010 – 2011 Jianhong Liu (Editor in Chief). Editorial board members: Jianhua Zhu, Yongsheng Li, Lirong Wang, Chuanqiang Mei, Jinghai Shi, and Kaicheng Huang (eds). Book Series on Criminal Science and Drug Crimes Law Press, Beijing, China. (total 9 books published in the series)
  • 2008 “Crime and Criminal Justice in China: The Current Knowledge Base and Prospects for Future Research”. A special issue of Crime, Law and Social Change. (guest editors: Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner and Jianhong Liu). New York, NY: Springer.
  • 2007 “Crime and Criminal Justice in China” A special issue of International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. New Berry Park, CA: Sage Publications.
  • 2004 “Crime, Law, and Criminology in China” A special issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. Bowen Hills, Australia: Australian Academic Press. (Guest Editors: Roderic Broadhurst and Jianhong Liu).
  • 2001 “Crime and Social Control in a Changing China” Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group Inc. (Editors:Jianhong Liu, Lening Zhang, and Steven F. Messner).

 

Journal Articles

  • 2012 Jianhong Liu, Ruohui Zhao, Haiyan Xiong, Jinlin Gong, “Chinese Legal Traditions: Punitiveness versus Mercy” Asia Pacific Journal of Police and Criminal Justice
  • 2011 Ruohui Zhao and Jianhong Liu “A system’s Approach to Crime Prevention: The case of Macau”. Asian Journal of Criminology 6 (2):207-227.
  • 2011 Lening Zhang, Jianhong Liu, Kaicheng Huang “The role of criminal justice system in treating drug abusers: The Chinese experience”.The journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. (SSCI) 41 (1): 45-54.(SSCI)
  • 2011 Kaicheng Huang, Jianhong Liu, Guoling Zhao, Ruohui Zhao, and Paul Friday “Chinese Narcotics Trafficking: A Preliminary Report” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (SSCI).
  • 2010 Kaicheng Huang, Lening Zhang, Jianhong Liu “Drug problems in contemporary China: A profile of the Chinese drug users in a metropolitan area”, International Journal of Drug Policy 22(2):128-32. (SSCI)
  • 2009 Jianhong Liu, “Restorative Justice and Chinese Traditional Legal Culture in the Context of Contemporary Chinese Criminal Justice Reform” Asia Pacific Journal of Police and Criminal Justice 7(1):49-68.
  • 2009 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, and Jianhong Liu, “Guanxi and fear of crime in contemporary urban China” British Journal of Criminology (SSCI) 49 (4): 472-490.
  • 2009 Jianhong Liu, “Asian Criminology – Challenges, Opportunities, and Directions” Asian Journal of Criminology4:1-9.
  • 2009 Jianhong Liu, Steven F. Messner, Lening Zhang, and Yue Zhuo “Socio-Demographic Correlates of Fear of Crime and the Social Context of Contemporary Urban China” American Journal of Community Psychology 44:93–108.(SSCI)
  • 2009 Jianhong Liu “Economic Motivation Thesis and Conceptualization of Crimes” Crime and Criminal Justice International 12: 1-24.
  • 2008 Jianhong Liu, Steven F. Messner, Lening Zhang, and Yue Zhuo “Investigating production mechanism of fear of crime in urban Chinese communities – Role of social disorder” Crime and Criminal Justice International 11:27-62.
  • 2008 Jianhong Liu “Data sources in crime and justice research on China”, Crime, Law and Social Change, a special issue, “Crime and Criminal Justice in China: The Current Knowledge Base and Prospects for Future Research” (guest editors: Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner and Jianhong Liu) 50:131-147. (SSCI)
  • 2008 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, and Jianhong Liu. “A critical review of recent literature on crime and criminal justice in China: research findings, challenges, and prospects”. Crime, Law and Social Change, a special issue, “Crime and Criminal Justice in China: The Current Knowledge Base and Prospects for Future Research” (guest editors: Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner and Jianhong Liu.50: 125-130. (SSCI)
  • 2008 Jianhong Liu “Policy of Age of Criminal Responsibility from Criminology Perspective”. Jiu Ding Journal 7:26-29.
  • 2007 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, and Jianhong Liu. “Bicycle Theft Victimization in Contemporary Urban China: A Multi-Level Assessment of Risk and Protective Factors.”Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency(SSCI) 44(4):406-426.
  • 2007 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, and Jianhong Liu. “An Exploration of the Determinants of Reporting Crime to the Police in the City of Tianjin, China.” Criminology (SSCI) 45(4): 959-984.
  • 2007 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, and Jianhong Liu. “A Multilevel Analysis of the Risk of Household Burglary in the City of Tianjin, China.” British Journal of Criminology (SSCI) 47:918-937. (SSCI)
  • 2007 Steven F. Messner, Lening Zhang, Jianhong Liu, and Lu Zhou. “Risks of criminal victimization in contemporary urban China: An application of Routine Activities Theory.” Justice Quarterly (SSCI) 24(3):496-522. (SSCI)
  • 2007 Lening Zhang and Jianhong Liu. “China Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Law: The Law and the Philosophy.”International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 51(5):541-554. (SSCI)
  • 2007 Jianhong Liu “Principles of Restorative Justice and Confucius Philosophy in China” European Forum for Restorative Justice 8(1):2-3.
  • 2007 Jianhong Liu. “Empirical Methods and Legal Studies” Journal of Southwest University of Political Science and Law 9(3):33-39.
  • 2007 Jianhong Liu. “Developing Comparative Criminology and the Case of China” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (SSCI) 51(1): 3-8.
  • 2007 Lening Zhang, Steven F. Messner, Jianhong Liu. “Criminological Research in Contemporary China: Lessons Learned from a Large-scale Survey of Criminal Victimization.” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 51:110-121. (SSCI)
  • 2007 Jianhong Liu “Philosophical Ideas of Confucius and Values of Restorative Justice”. Restorative Justice Online (www.restorativejustice.org) Prison Fellowship International.
  • 2006 Hong Lu, Jianhong Liu, and Alicia Boots. “Female Criminal Victimization
  • and Criminal Justice Response in China.” British Journal of Criminology (SSCI) 46: 859-874
  • 2006 Jianhong Liu. “Modernization Theory and Crime Patterns in China.” Journal of Criminal Justice 34:119-130.
  • 2005 Jianhong Liu. “Crime Patterns during the Market Transition in China.” British Journal of Criminology (SSCI) 45:613-633.
  • 2005 Jianhong Liu. “Predicting recidivism in a communitarian society: China.”International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (SSCI) 49(4):392-409.
  • 2004 Jianhong Liu. “Social Transition and Crime in China: an Economic Motivation Thesis” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 37:122-138, supplement issue. (SSCI)
  • 2004 Roderic Broadhurst and Jianhong Liu. “Introduction: Crime, Law, and Criminological Research in a Transitional China” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology (SSCI) 37: 1-12, supplement issue.
  • 2004 Jianhong Liu. “Subcultural Values, Crime, and Negative Social Capital for Chinese Offenders.” International Criminal Justice Review 14:49-68.
  • 2004 Lening Zhang and Jianhong Liu. “Official status and the Swiftness of Criminal Arrest: A Chinese Case of the Impact of Social Position on Criminal Justice.” Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management (SSCI) 27:82-96.