Dr. Carrie K.W. Li received her PhD in criminal justice from Michigan State University, USA. She also earned a MSc in Crime Science from University College London and BSc in Psychology from University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She is also a research fellow at the Center for Criminology at University of Hong Kong. Her areas of research include interpersonal violence, juvenile delinquency, and criminological theory. She studies the etiology and risk factors for intimate partner violence across cultural contexts and has recently expanded her research to Chinese society.
Dr. Li is the winner of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences graduate student paper award. Her work has been recognized by three Research Scholars Award from the College of Social Science and a Disciplinary Leadership Award from the Council of Graduate Students at Michigan State University. Dr. Li is also a recipient of two International Peace Scholarship and a Criminal Justice Community Psychology Scholarship. Her recent work has appeared in top journals, including Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violence Against Women, Victims & Offenders, Deviant Behavior, and Journal of Prevention and Health Promotion.
Domestic Violence; Interpersonal Violence; Interventions and Policies; Gender and Culture; Juvenile Delinquency; Criminological Theories
2013 – 2015 Research Scholars Grants (US$18,000), College of Social Science, Michigan State University
2014 Graduate Student Paper Award (US$600), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
2014 Winner of Oral Presentation (US$500), Environmental Risk and Decision Making Symposium, Michigan State University
2015 Disciplinary Leadership Award (US$2,500), Council of Graduate Students, Michigan State University
2015 – 2016 International Peace Scholarship (US$20,000), Philanthropic Educational Organization
2018 Dissertation Completion Fellowship (US$7,000), Michigan State University
SS4207 Working with Young People and Offenders
SS4296 Criminology Capstone Research Project
SS6308 Master’s Thesis in Criminology