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Dr. Hsiao-Ming Wang

Dr. Hsiao-Ming Wang

Dr. Hsiao-Ming Wang

ProfessorCriminal Justice


Curriculum Vitae

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Hsiao-Ming Wang served as a law enforcement officer in the field for more than 15 years in Taiwan. His final position was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Yun-Lin Field Station. Dr. Wang's solidly practical experiences inevitably shape his research focusing on comparative criminal justice systems, policing, and security management.

Dr. Wang's research and academic interests include comparative criminal justice systems, policing, security management, and white-collar crime.

Degrees Earned

Sam Houston State University Ph.D. in Criminal Justice 1998

University of St. Thomas MBA in Finance 1992

Feng Chia University BC in Transportation 1977

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

CJ 3300 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJ 3301 Criminology
CJ 3302 Criminal Investigation
CJ 3320 Statistics in Criminal Justice
CJ 4302 Organized Crime
CJ 4304 White-Collar Crime

Graduate Courses

CJ 5360 Security and Crisis Management
CJ 5362 Risk Analysis and Abatement
CJ 6314 Issues in Law Enforcement
CJ 6320 Research Design and Methods
CJ 6321 Quantitative Analysis i Criminal Justice
CJ 6330 Advanced Criminology
CJ 6340 Administration in Criminal Justice
CJ 6355 Security Management and Crime Prevention
CJ 6360 Special Topics: Security Management and Crime Prevention

CJ 6363 Business Aspects of Security Management

Experience Qualifications

Dr. Wang has being invited to give presentations in different conferences such as the 2014 International Workshop on Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking. He also has published in varied renowned journals. Following is a list of his representative publications:

Wang, Hsiao-Ming & Herrera, Victoria (2014). A note of marijuana legalization and arrest rates in the United States. Journal of International Criminal Justice Research (ISBN: 2167-566X), Vol. 2, 1-7.

Lai, Yung-Lien; Wang, Hsiao-Ming & Kellar, Mark (2012). Workplace violence in correctional institutions in Taiwan: A study of correctional officers' perceptions, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, DOI:10.1080/01924036.2011.644083, 1-23.

Hsiao-Ming Wang & Mark Kellar (2011). CCTV and theft-related crime prevention: An observation in Taiwan, Police Science Bimonthly, 41(5), 139-162.

Wang, Hsiao-Ming (2008). A review of container security initiative in Taiwan, Police Science Bimonthly, 39(1), 51-65.

Kellar, Mark & Wang, Hsiao-Ming (2005). Inmate Assaults in Texas County Jails, Prison Journal, 85(4), 1-20.

Wang, Hsiao-Ming (2004). Contingency planning: Emergency preparedness for terrorist attacks, IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, March, 21-25.

Wang, Hsiao-Ming & Alarid, Leanne (2002). Judicial sentencing decisions in Taiwanese economic crimes: Consequences of swift justice, Law & Society Review 35(3), 607-632.

More Information

Dr. Wang has received UHD Faculty Award in 2015 and been recognized by the UHD Provost Office in 2012 for his excellent service in Bayou Connection, an international program to promote and facilitate academic cooperation between UHD and its counterparts in Taiwan. He also received a grant from the Harris County Sheriff's Office for the project entitled "HCSO Contract Deputy Program Community Survey" in the amount of $35,000 in 2014.