Title: Assistant Professor
Area of Interest: Criminology
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Office: SMC C250
Fawn T. Ngo is an Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Dr. Ngo received her B.A. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine, her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the California State University, Long Beach, and her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. Prior to her arrival at USFSM, Dr. Ngo was the Associate Academic Director for the Master Criminal Justice Distance Learning Program at the University of Cincinnati and Research Associate at the Westminster Police Department in Orange County, California.
Dr. Ngo’s areas of interest include criminological theory, interpersonal violence, actuarial risk assessment, and evaluative research. Her work has appeared in Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice, Victims & Offenders: The International Journal of Evidence-Based Research, Policy, and Practice, International Journal of Cyber Criminology, American Journal of Criminal Justice, and Journal of Criminology.
Dr. Ngo received the Outstanding Professor Award from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in 2014 and the Excellence in Research Award, also from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, in 2015.
Ngo, Fawn T. (In Press). “Stalking.” In The Wiley Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, edited by Wesley G. Jennings. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Ngo, Fawn T., Anurag Agarwal, and Ramakrishna Govindu (forthcoming). “Assessing the Predictive Utility of Logistic Regression, Classification and Regression Tree, Chi-Squared Automatic Interaction Detection, and Neural Network Models in Predicting Inmate Misconduct.” American Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1007/s12103-014-9246-6.
Ngo, Fawn T. and Raymond Paternoster (2014). “Contemporaneous and Lagged Effects of Life Domains and Crime: A Test of Agnew’s General Theory of Crime and Delinquency.” Journal of Criminology. Article ID 320486, http://dx:doi.org.10.1155/2014/320486.
Ngo, Fawn T. and Raymond Paternoster (2013). “Toward an Understanding of the Emotional and Behavioral Reactions to Stalking: A Partial Test of General Strain Theory.” Crime & Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128713510077.
Ngo, Fawn T. and Raymond Paternoster (2013). “Stalking Strains, Gender, and Legitimate Coping Strategies: A Partial Test of Broidy and Agnew’s Gender/GST Hypotheses.” Victims & Offenders: The International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy, and Practice, 8, 94-117.
Ngo, Fawn T. and Raymond Paternoster (2013). “Stalking Strains, Concurrent Negative Emotions, and Legitimate Coping Strategies: A Preliminary Test of Gendered Strain Theory.” American Journal of Criminal Justice, 38, 369-391.
Ngo, Fawn T. (2012). “Toward a Comprehensive Model on Stalking Acknowledgment: A Test of Four Models.” Crime & Delinquency. DOI: 10.1177/0011128711428731.
Ngo, Fawn T. and Raymond Paternoster (2011). “Cybercrime Victimization: An Examination of Individual- and Situational-Level Factors.” International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 5, 773-793.
Ngo, Fawn T., Raymond Paternoster, James Curran, and Doris Layton Mackenzie (2011). "Role Taking and Recidivism: A Test of Differential Social Control Theory." Justice Quarterly, 28, 667-697.
Ngo, Fawn T., Raymond Paternoster, Francis T. Cullen, and Doris Layton Mackenzie (2011). “Life Domains and Crime: A Test of Agnew’s General Theory of Crime and Delinquency.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 302-311.
Ngo, Fawn T. (2010). “Karen Heimer and Ross L. Matsueda: A Theory of Differential Social Control.” In Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory, edited by Francis T. Cullen and Pamela Wilcox. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage