YongJei Lee is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. After receiving his Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, YongJei Lee received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from University of Cincinnati, School of Criminal Justice. His current research examines police effectiveness, spatio-temporal patterns of crime hot spots, crime place detection and forecasting algorithm using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), concentration of crime at places, offenders, and victims, and measures of crime concentration phenomenon. YongJei Lee’s researches have recently appeared in Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Translational Criminology, and Crime Science.
Areas of Interest
- Crime prevention
- Police effectiveness
- Spatial and Temporal patterns of crime hot spots
- Crime place forecasting using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Concentration of crime at places, offenders, and victims
- Measures of crime concentration phenomenon