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Dr. Mijin Kim

Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice Sciences
Schroeder Hall - SCH 414
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  • Research


Dr. Mijin Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences. Her research interest focuses on policies and practices in prisons and jails, specifically in identifying institutional problems to understand how confinement conditions impact inmate behavior in prison and post-release. For example, her dissertation assessed the impact of solitary confinement on inmate misconduct. Dr. Kim also served as a Research Fellow at Vera Institute of Justice between 2016-2017.

Current Courses

499.005Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

300.001Research Methods

499.014Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

287.017Independent Study

400.014Independent Study

300.002Research Methods

300.003Research Methods

440.001Statistical Applications In Criminal Justice

Journal Article

Kim, M. and Song, C.S. (2021, Co-First/Equal Contribution) Understanding Police Officers’ Usage of High-Visibility Safety Apparel: The Role of Safety Ethics and Professional Appearance, Safety, 7(1).


Beichner, D., Rabe-Hemp, C. & Kim, M. (2022). “U.S. Women in Justice Professions: A Half a Century After Title VII.” Parallel event presented in conjunction with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, March 2022. Virtual format.
Teaching Civic Engagement to Criminal Justice Students. Annual Conference of the American Society of Criminology. American Society of Criminology. (2021)