Faculty - Xiaohan Mei, PhD


PhD – Criminal Justice and Criminology, Washington State University

MS – Criminal Justice, University of North Texas

BA – Law, Liaoning Normal University

Cal State LA students are future leaders in the criminal justice system. They have all the characteristics, such as passion and dedication, to become outstanding justice professionals and scholars. The field of criminal justice and criminology has moved into a paradigm in which scientific evidence has been increasingly used to inform crime control policies. It is paramount for us to prepare this fantastic group of students with the necessary scientific perspective, knowledge and critical thinking skills they need to effectively deal with justice and public health problems. 

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Contact Information:

Office: Room 247, Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center
Email: xmei4@calstatela.edu
Phone: (323) 343-4631

Research Interests:

Construction, Validation and Application of Adult and Juvenile Risk and Needs Assessment (RNA) instruments; Program/Policy Evaluation, and Quantitative Methods. 

Courses Taught:

Theories and Perspectives in Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Research Methods, Statistics in Criminal Justice, Administration of Justice