Yeungjeom Lee

Yeungjeom Lee

Assistant Professor of Criminology
 
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Criminology, Law & Society
University of Florida - 2018

Research Areas

Research Interests
Developmental Life-Course Criminology
Juvenile Delinquency/Justice
Victimization
Psychopathy
Cybercrime
Substance Use & Crime
Comparative Criminology

Publications

Kim, J., Leban, L., Hong, J., & Lee, Y. (Accepted). Sex differences in the overlap between bullying perpetration and victimization: A developmental perspective.Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. - publications
Kim, J., Leban, L., & Lee, Y. (Online First). Theoretical explanations of the development of youth hacking. Crime & Delinquency. - publications
Lee, Y., & Kim, J. (Online First). The converging effects of psychopathic traits and experienced and vicarious victimization of offending: A partial test of Agnew's extension of general strain theory. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. - publications
Lee, Y., Harris, M., & Kim, J. (2022). Gender differences in cyberbullying victimization from a developmental perspective: An examination of risk and protective factors. Crime & Delinquency, 68 (13-14), 2422-2451. - publications
Kim, J., &. Lee, Y. (2022). Developmental trajectories and predictors ofdeviant peer association. Deviant Behavior, 43(12), 1523-1542. - publications
Kim, J., Cardwell, S., &. Lee, Y. (Online First). Early onset delinquency and violent delinquency in adolescence: The role of abusive parents and delinquent peer associations. Crime & Delinquency.  - publications
Kim, J., &. Lee, Y. (Online First). The effects of different types of high school transitions on delinquent friendships and delinquency. Journal of Experimental Criminology.  - publications
Kim, J., Leban, L., Lee, Y., & Jennings, W. (Online First). Testing gender differences in victimization and negative emotions from a developmental general strain theory perspective. American Journal of Criminal Justice. - publications

Awards

New Scholar Award - Victimology Section, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) [2023]
Early Career Award - Division of Developmental & Life-Course Criminology, American Society of Criminology (ASC) [2022]
Faculty Poster Award (First Place) - Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA) [2020]
The Gene Carte Student Paper Award (Second Place) - American Society of Criminology (ASC) [2018]
Graduate Student Paper Award - International Section, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) [2018]
Gorman Research Methods Award - University of Florida [2018]
Ronald L. Akers Graduate Student Paper Award - University of Florida [2017]

Appointments

Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2021–Present]
Assistant Professor
University of Alaska Anchorage [2018–2021]

Presentations

Kim, J., Lee, Y., Leban, L., & Jennings, W. (November 2022). Association between bullying victimization and sexual health: The role of teacher and parental attachment. American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
Kim, J., Harris, M., & Lee, Y. (September 2022). The bi-directional relationship between mental health and violent offending: An examination of the mediating role of experienced and witnessed victimization. Southern Criminal Justice Association Conference, Asheville, North Carolina.
Lee, Y., Harris, M., & Kim, J. (March 2022). Gender differences in cyberbullying victimization from a developmental perspective: An examination of risk and protective factors. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
Kim, J., &. Lee, Y. (February 2022). The effects of different types of high school transitions on delinquent friendships and delinquency. Western Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. 
Kim, J., Leban, L., Hong, J., & Lee, Y. (November 2021). Sex differences in the overlap between bullying perpetration and victimization in South Korea: A developmental perspective. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Additional Information

Professional activities
Manuscript Reviewer for refereed journals including Criminal Justice Behavior, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Violence and Victims, Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, and Criminal Justice Review.

News Articles

An Interview with the American Society of Criminology’s 2018 Student Paper Award Winners
Meet the Newest Group of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty at UT Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas welcomed 25 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members in 2021, with many of them joining the University this fall.

Affiliations

Professional Membership
American Society of Criminology
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Funding

The consequences of hate crimes
$8,000 - University of Texas at Dallas [2022/06–2023/05]