Dr. Yue (Angela) Zhuo is an Associate 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, M.A. in economics from Nankai University, and LL.B. in law and B.A. in English from Tianjin University. As an international criminologist and sociologist, Dr. Zhuo conducts research within the global arena specializing in crime and law, substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, 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 Change, Asian Journal of Criminology, American Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Research on Aging, etc. Dr. Zhuo serves as the guest editor, editorial board member and manuscript reviewer for a number of 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 (ACCCJ), non-resident affiliated scholar at U.S.-Asia Law Institute of New York University, and senior visiting research fellow at the University of Macau. Dr. Zhuo has been interviewed and quoted by the World Journal, New York Magazine, etc.