Dr. Koo received her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2022. She also holds a B.S. in Corrections from Kyonggi University, a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University, and M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. In addition, Dr. Koo has worked with the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute as a graduate assistant (2016 – 2018). Her previous employers include the Korean Institute of Criminology and National Human Rights Commissions of Korea. Her main research focus includes, but is not limited to, immigration/immigrants in sentencing and the criminal justice system, minorities in sentencing, and general corrections and reentry practices. Her recent work has appeared in the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency.
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2022
M.S. University of Cincinnati, 2013
B.S. Sam Houston State University, 2012
B.S. Kyonggi University, 2012
Immigrants in the U.S. Criminal Justice System (especially in Sentencing), minority populations in sentencing, general corrections and reentry practices.
Race and Crime/Criminal Justice, Introduction to Criminology, Introduction to Courts, and Community Corrections