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Professor Laidler, Karen Ann

Title:
Professor
Associate Director, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Director, Centre for Criminology

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Professor Laidler, Karen Ann

Title:
Professor
Associate Director, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Director, Centre for Criminology

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Also Cited As:
Joe Laidler, KA
Joe Laidler, K
Joe-Laidler, K
Joe, Karen A
Joe, Karen
Joe, KA
Joe, K

Short Biography:

Karen teaches sociology of law, criminology, juvenile delinquency, gender and crime, and social theory. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis and was formerly Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii.

Karen has been involved in juvenile and criminal justice research for over 18 years including a period as Research Associate at the National Council and Crime and Delinquency a leading US non-profit research agency. She has worked on a variety of primary and policy related research including: evaluation of drug intervention programmes; juvenile court intervention; inmate grievance processes; bail reform; sentencing guidelines; risk assessment for juvenile detention; prison planning and classification systems for adult prisons; and drug use problems among methamphetamine users.

Her current research focuses on drug use problems, domestic violence, juvenile delinquents, and the social history of colonial laws in Hong Kong.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of California, DavisPhD
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2009-presentMemberSociety for the Study of Social Problems
01/1983-presentMemberAmerican Society of Criminology
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Gender, race and crime性別、種族及罪案
Gangs and delinquency朋黨及少年越軌行為
Drugs毒品
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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