Yang (Vincent) Liu

Yang (Vincent) Liu
  • PhD Student
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • MS 2020, Michigan State University
  • BA 2017, Ohio State University
  • 142 Baker Hall
  • 655 Auditorium Rd.
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • (517) 432-1109


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Yang “Vincent” Liu is a third-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Vincent has previously received his B.A. from The Ohio State University and M.S. in criminal justice from the School. He is also actively involved in professional organizations, namely the American Sociological Association’s Student Forum Advisory Board (SFAB).

Vincent is interested in the interplay of migration and sexuality, as well as public opinions of crime and justice. Current projects he is working on include: 1) image-based sexual abuse in China; 2) Americanness and public trust in the police; and 3) promotion trajectories of CCJ faculties. His research has been published in The Journal of Sex Research.


Exploring the factors related to citizens’ willingness to report police misconduct

Year: 2022/forthcoming Authors: Kutnjak Ivkovich, S., Liu, Y., Pavlović Vinogradac, V., & Cajner Mraović, I. Journal: Policing: An International Journal

Peeping Wang: A bird’s eye view on video voyeurism among Chinese men attracted to men

Year: 2022 Author: Liu, Y. Journal: The Journal of Sex Research