Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Bordessa Hall - Room 329
55 Bond Street East
Dr. Liqun Cao received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio in 1993. Prior to joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, he held positions in the United States at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, and Salem State University in Massachusetts.
His research essays have appeared in many top national and international journals, including Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Justice Quarterly, Policing, Social Problems, and Social Forces. His co-authored paper, Crime Volume and Law and Order Culture (2007), won the 2008 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Donal MacNamara Award for the best article of the year. He is the author of Major Criminological Theories: Concepts and Measurement (2004), the lead author of Policing in Taiwan from Authoritarianism to Democracy (2014), and a co-editor of Lessons of International/Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice (2004) and The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014).
Professor Cao is bilingual in English and Chinese.
- PhD in Sociology University of Cincinnati in Ohio 1993
- Advanced Quantitative Methods (graduate and undergraduate levels)
- Policing in Society
- Quantitative Methods
- Senior Seminar in Criminology