JISUN CHOI • (267) 467-3097

Doctoral Student of Criminal Justice Ph.D. Program

Department of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The City University of New York, Graduate Center




University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA / 2011.09-2012.05

M.S. in Criminology

Course Highlights: Academic and Applied Criminology; Research Methods/Crime Analysis Project; Criminal Law; Evidence-Based Crime Prevention/Sentencing; Quantitative Methods; Seminars.

Dissertation: Testing Social Disorganization Theory with Assessing the Geography of Crime in Washington D.C.

Honors Scholarship Fall 2011/Spring 2012


Kangwon National University

Chuncheon, S.Korea Sociology


Course Highlights: Studies of Modern Society; History of Social Thought; Contemporary Sociological Theories; Methodology of Social Science; Ideology and Domination; Contemporary Society and Social Problems.

Dissertation: Applications of Life-Course Theory with Korean Serial Killers


B.S.inEnergy Resource Engineering


Course Highlights: Geological Engineering and Laboratory Applications; Underground Investigation; Tunnel Design.

Dissertation: Actual Field Data Geo Tomography Analysis


Scholarship for Commendation in English Spring 2010

Honors Scholarship Fall 2004/Fall 2005/Spring 2006


University of Utah

2010 Spring Semester Dean’s List

Salt Lake City, UT / 2010.01-2010.05

Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) Recommended Exchange Student

Course Highlights: Criminology; Women and Crime; Society & Criminal Minds; Terrorism, Violence, and Aggression.



– Sex Crime and Prevention

– Media’s Role in Society

– Cultural Event / Leisure and Crime

– Criminal Justice in South Korea

– Comparative Research between South Korea and the United States

– Utilization of Technology in Criminal Justice Research and System

– Quantitative Method

*List of on-going research available upon request




– American Society of Criminology / 2012.01-presnet

– Academy of Criminal Justice Science / 2012.01-present

– Korean Society of Criminology in America / 2011.11-present

Editor, The Korean Criminologist / 2012. 01-present

Assigned Positions

- Chair for Business, CUNY Criminal Justice Doctoral Students’ Association (CJDSA)  / 2013.09-present

- President,  The City University of New York, Graduate Center – Korean Student Association (CUNY GC KSA)  / 2013.09-present

- General Affair Manager,  The City University of New York, Graduate Center – Korean Student Association (CUNY GC KSA) / 2012.10-2013.08



Computer Skills

  • Basic: Excel, Word, Power Point, Access
  • Statistics: SPSS, SAS, Stata, R
  • Mapping: ArcGIS, MapInfo
  • Design: Adobe Photoshop
  • Content Analysis: ATLAS.ti, Leximancer

Language Skills: Korean (native), English (fluent)


- References available upon request -

 Edited on October 2013

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