Shanhe Jiang

Shanhe Jiang

Department Chair


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Curriculum vitae

Shanhe Jiang

Ph.D. in Sociology, University at Albany, SUNY

M.A. in Sociology, Nankai University, China

B.A. in Philosophy, Wuhan University, China

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • community corrections, views of crime and criminal justice sytem,  methodology, corrections, comparative criminology

Awards and grants

  • Awards

    The Best Paper award. The paper “Social Ties, Collective Efficacy and Perceived Neighborhood Property Crime in Guangzhou, China" (authored by Shanhe Jiang, Kenneth Land and Jin Wang) was selected by Asian Criminological Society to receive the "2006-2013 Best Paper Award" in 2015

    Chutian Visiting Chair Professor, Central China Normal University, 2012 - 2015

    Recipient of the 2011 University of Toledo Outstanding Researcher Award Recipient of the University of Toledo Faculty Excellence Award for 2009-2010

    Recipient of the College of Health Science and Human Service Dean’s 2009 Outstanding Research Award


    The Smart Policing Initiative grant with Toledo Police Department. Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice. Co-PI/Research Partner. $667,467 awarded. Duration: 2015-2017

Selected publications

Marcus Felson, Shanhe Jiang, and Yanqing Xu (2020). Routine Activitiy effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on burglary in Detroit, March 2020. Crime Science.

Shanhe Jiang, Eric Lambert, Dawei Zhang, and Xiaohong Jin (2019). Supervision strategies and their correlates: An empirical study of Chinese community correctional staff. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 63, 1100-1123.

Shanhe Jiang, Eric Lambert, Jianhong Liu, and Jinwu Zhang (2018). An exploratory study of the effects of work environment variables on job satisfaction among Chinese prison staff. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62, 1694-1719.

Shanhe Jiang, Eric Lambert, Dawei Zhang, Xiaohong Jin, Mengfei Shi, and Deping Xiang (2016). Effects of Work Environment Variables on Job Satisfaction among Community Correctional Staff in China. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 43, 1450-1470.

Yu Han, Shanhe Jiang and Kenneth C. Land (2015). Multicollinearity in Hierarchical Linear Models. Social Science Research, 53, 118-136.

Shanhe Jiang, Dawei Zhang, Xiaohong Jin, Deping Xiang, Richard Greenleaf, Jie Liu, and Na Xu (2015). Semiformal crime control and semiformal organizations in China: An empirical demonstration from Chinese community corrections. Asian Journal of Criminology, 10, 287-302.

Shanhe Jiang, Eric Lambert, Jianhong Liu and Toyoji Saito (2014). Formal and informal control in China, Japan and the U.S. Journal of Criminal Justice, 42, 36-44.

Shanhe Jiang, Deping Xiang, Qi Chen, Chengxiang Huang, Dawei Zhang, Anna Zhao, and Shengyong Yang (2014). Community corrections in China: Development and challenges. The Prison Journal, 94, 75-96.

Shanhe Jiang and L. Thomas Winfree, Jr. (2006). Social support, gender, and inmate adjustment to prison life: Insights from a national sample. The Prison Journal, 86, 32-55.

Shanhe Jiang & Marianne Fisher-Giorlando (2002). Inmate misconduct: A test of the deprivation, importation, and situational models. The prison Journal, 82, 335-358.

Currently teaching

  • CRJ7400 Data Management and Analysis for Criminal Justice

  • CRJ5995/CRJ7995 CJ Special Topics: Community Corrections.

Courses taught

Research Methods, Statistics, Criminology, Corrections, Community Corrections, Social Problems, Human Relations