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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. (2020). Criminology and Criminal Justice, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

M.S. (2011). Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati

Classes Taught

- Introduction to CJ Statistics

- Careers and Technologies in Criminal Justice

- Writing and Evaluating Research

- Women and Crime

- Comparative Criminal Justice

- Research Methods

- Introduction to Criminal Justice

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Seo, C., & Kruis, N. E. (2022). The impact of school’s security and restorative justice measures on school violence. Children and Youth Services Review, 132, 106305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106305

Seo, C., Kim, B., & Kruis, N. E. (2021). Police response models for handling encounters with people suffering from mental illnesses: A survey of police chiefs. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 46, 793-814. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12103-020-09577-7

Seo, C., Kim, B., & Kruis, N. E. (2021) Variation across police response models for handling encounters with people with mental illnesses: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 72, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2020.101752

Seo, C., Kim, B., & Kruis, N. E. (2021) A meta-analysis of police response models for handling people with mental illnesses: Cross-country evidence on the effectiveness. International Criminal Justice Review, 31(2), 182-202.

Kim, B., Seo, C., & Hong. Y. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of income inequality and crime in Europe: Do places matter? European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10610-020-09450-7

Hassett, M. R., Kim, B., & Seo, C (2020). Attitudes toward concealed carry of firearms on campus: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of School Violence, 19(1), 48-61.

Kruis, N., Seo, C., & Kim, B (2020). Revisiting the empirical status of social learning theory on substance use: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Substance Use and Misuse, 55(4), 666-683.

Kim, B., Merlo, A., & Seo, C. (2018). Internationality of women specialty journals: Content analysis and survey of editors. Asian Journal of Criminology, 13(3), 231-249.

Interests

Research Interests

- Policing

- Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

- School Violence and Security Measures

- Comparative Criminal Justice

- Trauma-Informed Care in Juvenile Justice System

- Substance Use

- Crime and Place

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