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Ruohui Zhao Associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Macau, China. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2007. Her research interests include juvenile delinquency, corrections, and crime and social control in Greater China. Her essays have appeared in many national and international journals, including top journals like Social Forces.

Liqun Cao Professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. He is also an adjunct professor at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. His research interests include comparative sociology, criminological theory, gun ownership, police integrity, public attitudes toward ascetic deviance, race and ethnicity in criminal justice, etc. His research essays have appeared in Criminology, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Justice Quarterly, Social Forces, Social Problems, etc. He is the author of Major Criminological Theories: Concepts and Measurement (2004) and the lead author of Policing in Taiwan: From Authoritarianism to Democracy (2014). He is also the lead editor of The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014) and coeditor of Lessons from International/Comparative Criminology (2004).

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