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Yue (Angela) Zhuo

Assistant Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., S.U.N.Y. Albany

Dr. Yue (Angela) Zhuo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at St. John’s University. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the State University of New York at Albany.  As an international criminologist and sociologist, Dr. Zhuo conducts research within the global arena specialized in crime and law, substance abuse, and family dynamics. Her background in law, economics, and clinical psychology, together with her expertise in quantitative methodology, has shaped the distinctive interdisciplinary approach in her criminological and sociological research. Her work has been published in numerous book chapters and prestigious peer-reviewed journals including: British Journal of Criminology, Crime, Law & Social ChangeAsian Journal of CriminologyAmerican Journal of Community PsychologyJournal of Substance Abuse TreatmentJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology; and Research on Aging. Dr. Zhuo serves as the guest editor, editorial board member, and manuscript reviewer for several reputable scholarly journals, as well as Sage, Oxford University Press, Columbia University Press, etc. She is the elected board member of the Association of Chinese Criminology and Criminal Justice in the U.S. (ACCCJ). She also served as the Outstanding Student Paper Committee Chair for the American Society of Criminology-Division of International Criminology (DIC). Dr. Zhuo has been interviewed and quoted by the World Journal, New York Magazine, etc.


Dr. Zhuo has been advising both undergraduate and graduate students’ research, such as McNair Scholar research, thesis, and independent research projects. The topics include fear of crime, juvenile delinquency and minority, probation program evaluation, parental monitoring and adolescent drug use, etc.  Her students have presented their work at university research events and national conferences.