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
CRJ3550 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CRJ4970 Internship in Criminal Justice