CECH Criminal Justice - 0389
Professor Liu received his Ph.D in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on (1) the integration of social science with biology and genomics to understand the complex mechanisms underlying criminal behavior, and social and health outcomes, and (2) quantitative methodology, particularly statistical and computational methods analyzing big data. He has published in peer-reviewed journals including American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Demography, the Journal of Marriage and Family, the American Journal of Public Health, and PLoS One. He teaches in the area of statistics.