Ha-Neul Yim, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Criminal Justice

Professional Summary

Ha-Neul Yim, Ph.D. is a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. He received his PhD in Criminology from The University of Texas at Dallas. His research focuses on policing, criminological theory, and quantitative research methods. His studies examined a pulling-levers message, interactions between self-control and peer-risk factors, and abnormality in national homicide patterns. Dr. Yim’s work has been published in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice, International Criminal Justice Review, and International Journal of Police Science and Management.


Ph.D. in Criminology
The University of Texas at Dallas

Areas of Expertise

  • Policing
  • Criminological Theory
  • Quantitative Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Pulling levers Policing
  • Integrative Model of Offending
  • Survey Methods and Visualization Techniques

Recent Honors and Awards

2020 UTD PhD Small Grant Award
The Office of Graduate Education, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

2018 2nd place in Graduate Student Paper Competition
Southwestern Association of Criminal Justice, Texas

Recent Publications

Ha-Neul Yim (2020). The differential relationship between self-control and peer influences over time: Toward an integrative model of offending using dual-systems approach. Crime and Delinquency.

Ha-Neul Yim, Jordan R. Riddell, and Andrew P. Wheeler. (2020). Is the recent increase in national homicide abnormal? Testing the application of fan charts in monitoring national homicide trends over time. Journal of Criminal Justice, 66.

Sungil Han, Ha-Neul Yim, Richard Hernandez, and Jon Maskály. (2020). Immigrants’ Confidence in the Police: An Examination of Generational and Ethnic Differences in the United States. International Criminal Justice Review, 30(2), 156-174.

Jaeyong Choi, Haneul Yim, Randolph D. Hicks. (2020). Direct and indirect effects of crime-related media consumption on public confidence in the police. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 22(1), 38-49.

Jaeyong Choi, Haneul Yim, Daniel R. Lee. (2020). An Examination of the Shadow of Sexual Assault Hypothesis Among Men and Women in South Korea. International Criminal Justice Review, 30(4), 386-405.

Professional Organizations

American Society of Criminology
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Scroll to top