Shudong Zhang

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Shudong Zhang, Ph.D.

   Assistant Professor

   Curriculum Vitae



  • Ph.D           Sociology, University of Missouri
  • M.A.           Sociology, University of Missouri
  • LL. M.        University of Missouri School of Law
  • LL. B.         Fudan University School of Law

Research Interests

  • Criminology
  • Sociology of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • White Collar Crime
  • Illegal Immigration

Course Taught

  • CRIJ 2329  Fundamental of Criminal Law
  • CRIJ 4340  White Collar Crime

Select Publications

Zhang, Shudong. “Network Matters: An Examination of the Social Network of the Organized Illegal Chinese Immigration in the US (1989-2009)” (Working Paper)

Zhang, Shudong. “The Politics of Conceptualizing Falun Gong in Communist China: A Sociological Perspective on the Falun Gong’s Religious Movement in China” (In Preparation for Submission)

Zhang, Shudong. “Conceptualizing the Ultimate Punishment in China (1949-2007) A Political, Cultural, and Historical Analysis of the Death Penalty in Communist China” (In Preparation for Submission)

Zhang, Shudong. “Power, Religion, and Interaction: Is Falun Gong a Cult or a Sect?” (In Preparation for Submission)


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