Yuning Wu

Yuning Wu

Associate Professor


313-575-9977 (fax)

3261 Faculty/Administration Building, Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, Detroit MI 48202

Yuning Wu

Yuning Wu is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Wayne State University. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Law from Renmin University of China, and a doctoral degree in Criminology from the University of Delaware. She currently conducts research on public perceptions of crime and justice, policing, and victimization. Her recent research has appeared in journals such as Justice QuarterlyBritish Journal of CriminologyCriminal Justice and Behaviorand Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency. She is coauthor of Race, Immigration, and Social Control: Immigrants' Views on the Police. In 2015, she received the Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and a Junior Faculty Award from Wayne State University Academy of Scholars. She was also the recipient of a 2014-2015 W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship from the National Institute of Justice. 





Courses taught


CRJ7010 Contemporary Criminal Justice

CRJ7200 Nature of Crime

CRJ7230 Policing & Society

CRJ7990 Directed Study


CRJ1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ3800 Criminological Theories

CRJ3900 Comparative Criminal Justice

CRJ3550 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

CRJ4970 Internship in Criminal Justice