Hung-En Sung

Hung-En Sung

Professor
Phone number: 
212.237.8412
Room number: 
2102N

Education

2011      Certificate    Biostatistics/Epidemiology, Columbia University
2000    Ph.D.              Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany
2008    Certificate    International Studies, New York University
1993     M.A.                Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany 
1991      Licentiate     Psychology, Universidad de Belgrano (Argentina)

Bio

Hung-En Sung (Ph.D., SUNY – Albany) joined John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2006. His research interests revolve around health and justice, corrections and rehabilitation, sociology of crime and justice, and comparative studies. Professor Sung has published extensively on these issues and mentored students and junior faculty investigators in research design, data analysis, and academic publishing. He was awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship by the National Institute of Justice in 2010.

Publications

Books

Gideon, L., & Sung, H.-E.(Eds.) (2011). Rethinking corrections: Rehabilitation, reintegration, and reentry. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Stamatel, J., & Sung, H.-E. (Eds.) (2010). Crime and punishment around the world Vol. 2:The Americas. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. 

Sung, H.-E. (2002). The fragmentation of policing in American cities: Toward an ecological theory of police-citizen relations. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Refereed Journal Articles

Yu, S. Y., Sung, H.-E. (in press). Suicidal ideation of probationers: Gender differences. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.

Sung, H.-E., Mellow, J., Vaughan, R., & Drucker, E. (In press). Building infrastructure and capacity for correctional health research in a college of criminal justice: Lessons and promises. The Prison Journal.

Frazier, B., Sung, H.-E., Gideon, L., & Alfaro, K. (in press) The impact of prison deinstitutionalization on mental health and substance abuse treatment services in local communities. Health & Justice. DOI 10.1186/s40352-015-0021-7

Rajah, V., Kramer, R., & Sung, H.-E. (In press). The mis-synchronization of juvenile reform: Competing constructions of temporality and risk among rehabilitation programs and young offenders. The British Journal of Criminology. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azu058

Kramer, R., Rajah, V., & Sung, H.-E. (In press). Entrapments of consumerism: Adolescent prisoners, cognitive treatment, and consumption. Journal of Consumer CultureDOI: 10.1177/1469540514536196

Yu, S. V., Sung, H.-E., & Mellow, J. (2015). Self-perceived health improvements among prison inmates. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 21(1), 59-69.

Chu., D, & Sung, H.-E. (2014). Professional confidence and job satisfaction: An examination of counselors’ perceptions in faith-based and non-faith-based residential drug treatment programs. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 59(8), 975-992.

Rajah, V., Kramer, R., & Sung, H.-E. (2014). Changing narrative accounts: How young men tell different stories when arrested,enduring jail time and navigating community reentry. Punishment and Society, 16(3), 285-304. 

Celinska, K., & Sung, H.-E. (2014). Gender differences in the determinants of prison rule violations. The Prison Journal, 94(2), 220-241.

Chu, D., & Sung, H.-E. (2014). Causation of drug abuse and treatment strategy: A comparison of counselors’ perceptions between faith-based and secular drug treatment programs. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology58(4), 496-515.

Yu, S. V., Sung, H.-E., Mellow, J., & Shlosberg, A. (2014). The prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation among parolees. Psychiatric Services, 65(3), 381-386.

Kramer, R., Rajah, V., & Sung, H.-E. (2013). Neoliberal prisons and cognitive treatment: Calibrating the subjectivity of incarcerated young men to economic inequalities. Theoretical Criminology, 17(4), 535-556.

Sung, H.-E., & Chu, D. (2013). The varieties of religious experience and the retention of clients in Taiwanese faith-based residential drug user treatment. Substance Use & Misuse, 48(12), 1219-1232.

Sung, H.-E., Chu, D., Hsiao, G. Y. (2013). A Cox regression analysis of gender differences in treatment performance among clients in a faith-based residential drug treatment program in Taiwan. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 37(2), 99-117.

Sung, H.-E. (2012). Women in government, public corruption and liberal democracy in cross-national perspective. Crime, Law and Social Change, 58(3), 195-219.

Sung, H.-E., & Mellow, J. (2012). Health and justice in the 21st century: Criminalization of disease, medicalization of justice, and beyond. Corrections Compendium, 36(3), 11-16.

Chu, D., Sung, H.-E., & Hsiao, G. Y. (2012). Religious conversion and treatment outcomes: An examination of clients in a faith-based residential substance treatment program.  Journal of Drug Issues, 42(2), 197-209.

Sung, H.-E. (2012). Pregnancy and drinking among women offenders under community supervision in the United States: 2002-2008. Journal of Urban Health, 89(3),500-509.

Sung, H.-E., & Chu, D. (2011). The impact of substance user treatment on legitimate employment and income among probationers and parolees. Substance Use & Misuse, 46(12), 1523-1535.

Sung, H.-E. (2011). From diversion to reentry: Recidivism risks among graduates of an alternative to incarceration program. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 22(2), 219-234.

Sun, I. Y., Chu, D., & Sung, H.-E. (2011). The mediating effects of economic deprivation on crime: A cross-national analysis.  Asian Journal of Criminology, 6(1),15-32.

Sung, H.-E., Mahoney, A., &Mellow, J. (2011). Substance abuse treatment gap among parolees: Prevalence,correlates, and barriers. Criminal Justice Review, 36(1), 40-57.

Sung,H.-E. (2010). Nonfatal violence-related and accident-related injuries among jail inmates. The Prison Journal,90(3), 353-368.

Sung, H.-E. (2010). Prevalence and risk factors of violence-related and accident-related injuries among state prisoners. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 16(3),178-187.

Sung,H.-E., Mellow, J., & Mahoney, A. (2010). Co-occurring mental health and substance use problems among local jail inmates: Correlates and service needs. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation,49(2), 126-145.

Chu,D., & Sung, H.-E. (2009). Racial differences in desistance from drug abuse: The impact of religiosity on recovery. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 53(6), 696-716.

Strobl, S., & Sung, H.-E. (2009). Attitudes about gender integration among Bahraini policewomen. Policing & Society, 19(4), 425-441.

Sung, H.-E., Chu, D., Richter, L., & Shlosberg, A. (2009).Treatment philosophy and service delivery in faith-based residential treatment.Families in Society. 90(4), 390-398.

Sung, H.-E. (2009). Transnational corruption in weapon procurement in East Asia: A case analysis. Sociological Focus, 42(3), 254-275.

Johnson,P. B., & Sung, H.-E. (2009).Substance abuse among aging baby boomers: Health and treatment implications. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 20(3), 124–126.

Sung, H.-E., & Richter, L. (2007). Rational choice and environmental deterrence in the retention of mandated drug abuse treatment clients. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 51(6), 686-702.

Sun, I. Y., Sung, H.-E., & Chu, D. (2007).Collateral gains from the military? A cross-national analysis of the armed forces-crime relationship. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 51(5),599-614.

Sung, H.-E., & Richter, L. (2006). Contextual barriers to successful re-entry of recovering felony offenders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 31(4),365-374.

Sung, H.-E.(2006). From victims to saviors? Women, power, and corruption. Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, 105(689), 139-143.

Sung, H.-E.,& Belenko, S.(2006). From diversion experiment to policy movement: A case study of prosecutorial innovation in the United States. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 22(3), 220-240.

Sung,H.-E. (2006). Police effectiveness and democracy: Shape and direction of the relationship. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 29(2), 347-367.

Sung, H.-E. (2006). Democracy and criminal justice in comparative perspective: From crime control to due process. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 605(1), 311-337.

Horowitz, H., Sung, H.-E.,& Foster, S. E. (2006). Substance abuse and the juvenile justice systems and populations in the United States. Corrections Compendium, 31(1), 1-26.

Sung, H.-E.(2006). Structural determinants of police effectiveness in market democracies. Police Quarterly, 9(1), 3-19.

Sung, H.-E. (2005). Between demand and supply: Bribery in international trade. Crime, Law and Social Change, 44(1),111-131.

Belenko,S., Lin, J., O’Connor, L., Sung, H.-E., & Lynch, K. G. (2005).Sexual and physical victimization as predictors of HIV risk among felony drug offenders. AIDS and Behavior, 9(3), 311-323.

Sung, H.-E., & Belenko, S. (2005). Failure after success: Correlates of recidivism among subjects who successfully completed coerced drug abuse treatment. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation,42(1), 75-97.

Sung,H.-E.,Richter, L., Vaughn, R., Johnson, P., & Thom, B.±(2005). Nonmedical use of prescription opioids among teenagers in the United States: Trends and correlates. Journal of Adolescent Health, 37(1), 44-51.

Belenko, S., Foltz, C., Lang, M., & Sung, H.-E. (2004). Recidivism among high-risk drug felons: A longitudinal analysis following residential treatment. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 40(1/2), 105-132.

Sung,H.-E. (2004). Democracy and organized crime: Evidence from fifty-nine countries. Security Journal, 17(4), 21-34.

Sung, H.-E. (2004).State failure, economic failure, and predatory organized crime. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 41(2), 111-129.

Sung,H.-E. (2004). Democracy and political corruption: Across-national comparison. Crime, Law and Social Change, 41(2), 179-194.

Sung, H.-E., Belenko, S., Feng, L., & Tabachnick, C. (2004). Predicting treatment noncompliance among criminal justice-mandated clients: A theoretical and empirical exploration. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 26(1), 13-26.

Sung,H.-E. & Chu, D. (2003). Does participation in the world economy reduce political corruption? An empirical inquiry. International Journal of Comparative Criminology, 3(2), 94-118.

Sung,H.-E. (2003) Fairer sex or fairer system? Gender and corruption revisited. Social Forces, 82(2), 705-725.

Sung, H.-E. (2003) Differential impact of deterrence vs.rehabilitation as drug interventions on recidivism after 36 months.Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 37(3/4), 95-108.

Sung, H.-E. (2002) A convergence approach to the analysis of political corruption: A cross-national study. Crime, Law, and Social Change,38(2), 137-160.

Sung, H.-E. (2001). Rehabilitating felony drug offenders through job development: A look into a prosecutor-led diversion program. Prison Journal, 81(2), 271-286.

Sung, H.-E., Belenko, S., &Feng, L. (2001) Treatment compliance and problem incidents among criminal justice clients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 20(2), 153-162.

Dynia, P. & Sung,H.-E. (2000) The safety and effectiveness of diverting felony drug offenders into residential treatment as measured by recidivism.  Criminal Justice Policy Review, 11(4),299-311.

Sung, H.-E., Tabachnick, C., & Feng, L. (2000). Heroin injection among felons: Testing extant theories.  Deviant Behavior, 21(5),381-406.

Sung, H.-E. & Reed, J. (1995) Migration and crime in Europe. Social Pathology, 3(3), 228‑252.

Book Reviews

Sung, H.-E. (2006).The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil by I. Dilman Reviews in Religion and Theology, 13(4), 575-578.

Sung, H.-E. (2006). Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation, and Change by W. R. Miller and H. D. Delaney (eds) Reviews in Religion and Theology, 13(1), 61-64.

Sung,H.-E. (2004). Alcoholism, Drug Addiction,and the Road to Recovery: Life on the Edge by B. Stimmel Criminal Justice Review, 29(1), 233-235.

Sung,H.-E. (2004). Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change by G. J. Connors et. al. and Substance Abuse Treatment for Criminal Offenders by D. W. Springer et. al. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 20(1), 84-86.

Book Chapters

Sung, H.-E., Delgado, S., Peña, D. E. , & Paladino, A. (2013).Tyrannizing strangers for profit: Wage theft, cross-border migrant workers, and the politics of exclusion in an era of global economic integration. In D. Brotherton, D. Stageman, & S. Leiro (eds), Outside Justice: The Criminalization of Immigrants in Policy and Practice (pp. 247-268). New York: Springer.

Sung, H.-E., Richter, L., Vaughan, R., & Foster, S. E. (2013). Substance use and addiction and American prison and jail inmates. In L. Gideon (ed.), Special needs offenders in correctional institutions(pp. 459-493). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Henninger, A., & Sung, H.-E. (2012). Mail Survey in Social Research. In L. Gideon(ed.), The handbook of survey methodology in social sciences (pp. 297-311). New York, Springer.

Sung, H.-E., & Gideon, L. (2011). Major rehabilitative approaches. In L. Gideon &H.-E. Sung (Eds.), Rethinking corrections: Rehabilitation, reintegration, and reentry (pp. 71-96). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gideon, L., & Sung, H.-E.(2011). Conclusion: Integrative triple R theory: Rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration. In L. Gideon & H.-E.Sung (Eds.), Rethinking corrections: Rehabilitation, reintegration, and reentry (pp. 399-407).Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Stamatel, J., & Sung, H.-E. (2010). Introduction. In J. Stamatel & H.-E. Sung (eds.), Crime and punishment around the world: Vol. 2 The Americas (pp. xxix-xxxiii. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Belenko, S., Sung,H.-E., Swern, A., & Donhouser, C. (2008). Prosecutors and treatment diversion:  The Brooklyn (NY) Drug Treatment Alternative-to-Prison program. In J. L. Worrall and M. E. Nugent (eds.), The changing role of the American prosecutor (pp. 111-137). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Sung, H.-E.(2005). Gender and corruption: In search of better evidence. In J. Kotalik (ed.), Transparency International Global Corruption Report 2005(pp. 296-298). London: Pluto Press. 

Research

External Funding
 
2014 – 2015    Principal Investigator, Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Evidence-Based Alternatives to Incarceration Programs ($8,528)
 

2011 – 2012    Principal Investigator, NYC Criminal Justice Coordinator’s Office / Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Best Practices in the Prosecution of Offenders with Special Needs ($20,384)

2011 - 2012    Principal Investigator, W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Program, National Institute of Justice. Crime and Justice among Undocumented Immigrant Women in Palisades Park, New Jersey 2010-IJ-CX-0005 supplemental funding ($12,060)

2011      Research Analyst (PI: Linda R. Wancel, Esq.), American Bar Association, Racial Justice Improvement Project - Racial Disparities in the Processing of DWI Cases in Brooklyn, 2009 ($11,500, apportioned to the research team led by Sung) 

2010 - 2013    Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Jeremy Travis; Co-PI: Jeff Mellow), National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health. Institutional Development for Correctional Health and Healthcare Research 1 P20 MD006 118-01 ($1,208,517)

2010 - 2011    Principal Investigator, W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Program, National Institute of Justice. The Forsaken ‘Out-laws’: Crime and Justice among Undocumented Migrant Workers in Palisades Park, New Jersey 2010-IJ-CX-0005 ($99,843)

2009 – 2011    Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI: V. Rajah), New York City Department of Corrections. Evaluation of the Institute for Inner Development at the Rikers Island ($682,464) 

2009 – 2011    Principal Investigator, Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Evidence-Based Prosecutorial Initiatives in Brooklyn II 58204-03/04 ($111,968).

2007 - 2009    Principal Investigator, Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Evidence-Based Prosecutorial Initiatives in Brooklyn I 58204-01/02 ($143,050).

2005 – 2006    Principal Investigator, The Louisville Institute. Charismatic Evangelicals’ War on Drugs: The Case of the Assemblies of God Grant No. 2005012 ($44,970).

2004 – 2005    Principal Investigator, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, American Sociological Association/NSF. Barriers and Facilitators to Successful Rehabilitation of Criminal Offenders: Toward a Multi-Level Understanding ($6,400). 

2002 – 2005    Data Analyst (PI, Susan Foster), Purdue Pharma LP. Diversion and Abuse of Prescription Drugs ($1,000,000)

1997 – 2000    Research Analyst (PI, Steven Belenko), National Institute on Drug Abuse. HIV Service Needs and Access in High Risk Criminal Justice Population R01-DA-011837 ($376,335)

1996 – 2002    Co-Investigator (PI, Steven Belenko), National Institute on Drug Abuse. Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Treatment Diversion for Serious Drug Offenders: An Evaluation of DTAP R01-DA-09075 (circa $1,300,000)

Internal Funding

2014 – 2015    Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Lorie S. Goshin), Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, CUNY. Comprehensive Assessment of Military Veteran Criminal Justice Contact & Outcomes (CAMO) ($28,866)

2013 – 2014    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. Perceptions of Wrongful Convictions and the Legitimacy of Criminal Justice Institutions in the Age of Media-Dependent Democracy TRADB-44-352 ($6000)

2012 – 2013    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. Gendered Journey, Sexed Violence: Physical and Sexual Abuse of Undocumented Migrant Women ENHC-43-102 ($11,816)

2012 – 2013    Principal Investigator, Mid-Career Research Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in Criminal Justice System ($7,000) 

2012 – 2013    Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Anru Lee, Ph.D.), Collaborative Research Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Violence as Coercive Control in Transnational Labor Migration: A Pilot Study ($8,000)

2007 – 2011    Principal Investigator, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – Office of Research Advancement. Scholarly Excellence Reward ($31,500)

2010 – 2011    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. A Study on the Extreme Legal Marginalization of Undocumented Immigrants PSCREG-41-283 ($2,655)

2010 – 2011    Principal Investigator, Research Assistance Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Victimization Experiences of Undocumented Day Laborers in New Jersey CUNY RF 90659-00 05 ($2,000)

2009 - 2010    Principal Investigator, Research Assistance Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A Cross-National Panel Analysis of Judicial Independence and Their Structural Determinants, 1996-2007 ($1,000)

2009 - 2010    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. Religious Conversion and Treatment Retention in a Faith-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program in Taiwan PSCREG-40-493 ($5,460)

2009 - 2010    Principal Investigator, Special Research Support, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Needs and Service Utilization among Battered Chinese Immigrant Women in New York City, 2004-2008 ($2,000)

2008 - 2009    Principal Investigator, Research Assistance Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Social Control and Substance Abuse among Elderly Americans ($1,000)

2008 - 2009    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. Whom Does Power Corrupt? A Further Inquiry into Gender and Political Corruption PSCREG-39-112 ($4,022)

2007 - 2008    Principal Investigator, Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, CUNY. Community-Based Treatment of Criminal Offenders with Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Abuse: A Preliminary Impact Study ($39,600)

2007 - 2008    Principal Investigator, Research Assistance Award, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Cultural Determinants of State Prison Spending ($1,000)

2007 - 2008    Principal Investigator, PSC-CUNY Research Award, Professional Staff Congress. Two Models of Coerced Treatment: A Long-Term Evaluation of Intended and Unintended Effects PSCOOC-38-114 ($3,700)

Research interest

Correctional health; comparative criminology; political corruption; rehabilitation of offenders;  substance abuse and its treatment 

Expertise

Program evaluation; policy analysis; epidemiological design and methods 

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