Yue "Wilson" Yuan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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MacQuarrie Hall 525B

408.924.2968

Email: wilson.yuan@sjsu.edu

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Curriculum Vitae

 

 

PROFESSOR BIO

Yue (Wilson) Yuan is an assistant professor in the Justice Studies Department. He received his MS in Applied Statistics and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University Bloomington. His research interests include the study of perceptions of crime, victimization, theories of crime and deviance, and quantitative methods. His current projects investigate how neighborhood structural characteristics and social processes impact individuals’ victimization experiences and perceptions of crime.

Research Interest

Perception of Crime, Victimization, Social Context of Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, Youth Development, Quantitative Methods, Cross-Cultural Research

Selected Publications

Yuan, Y., & Weihua, A. (2016) Context, Network, and Adolescent Perceived Risk. Social Science Research.

McNeeley, S., & Yuan, Y. (2016). A multilevel examination of the code of the street’s relationship with fear of crime. Crime and Delinquency. DOI: doi:10.1177/0011128715624930.

Yuan, Y., Beidi, D., & Melde, C. (2015). Neighborhood context, street efficacy, and fear of crime. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice advance, online publication. DOI: 10.1177/1541204015620283.

Yuan, Y., & McNeeley, S. (2015). Reactions to crime: A multilevel analysis of fear of crime and defensive and participatory behavior. Journal of Crime and Justice, advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/0735648X.2015.1054297.

Yuan, Y., & McNeeley, S. (2015). Social ties, collective efficacy, and crime-specific fear in Seattle neighborhoods. Victims & Offenders, advance online publication. DOI:10.1080/15564886.2015.1006799.