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Henda Hsu

Henda Hsu, Ph.D.

Program Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3475
Office: Arbor Central 1307.10


Henda Y. Hsu is the program director of the Criminology and Criminal Justice program. He is also an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice.

Dr. Hsu received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), after serving as a law enforcement official in New York. His research focuses on crime and terrorism prevention, with a particular focus on unintended outcomes of crime and terrorism control. His other interests lie in criminological theory, policing, and time-series analysis.

Some of his works have appeared in journals such as Criminology & Public Policy, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and Terrorism and Political Violence. 

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

  • Crime and terrorism prevention
  • Policing
  • Criminological theory
  • Program evaluation