Areas of Expertise
Criminological Theory | Procedural Justice | Prosecution & Sentencing | Juvenile Delinquency | Quantitative Methodologies
Ph.D., University of Delaware, Criminology, 2020
M.S., University of Delaware, Statistics, 2020
M.A., University of Delaware, Criminology, 2016
CV: Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Liu’s research encompasses prisoner reentry, corrections, policing, research methods, and statistics. She employs advanced statistical techniques such as machine learning, support vector machine, and high-order feature selection to examine complex issues in criminal justice and the social sciences. Her research has appeared in such journals as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Criminal Justice & Behavior. Dr. Liu is an editorial board member of Crime & Delinquency and Women & Criminal Justice.
Liu, Lin. (2022). Racialized employment outcomes during reentry: A test of competing explanations. Crime & Delinquency. OnlineFirst.
Liu, Lin, Mowen, T. J., Visher, C., & Sun, D. (2022). Violent victimization during reentry: Prevalence, triggers, and impact on mental health. Justice Quarterly.
Liu, Lin, Visher, C., & O'Connell, D. (2022). Late-bloomers Among US Offenders: A Test Using a 30-Year Longitudinal Study.Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology.