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Hung-En Sung John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA

Hung-En Sung was appointed associate professor at John Jay in 2006. He received his Ph.D. in 2000 and M.A. in 1993 from the U. at Albany, SUNY. In 2007 he was awarded both the Recognition for Outstanding Scholarly Achievements – The City University of NY and Faculty Scholarly Excellence Award from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He has served as a research associate for five years in the Division of Policy Research and Analysis at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. In the area of substance abuse policy, Professor Sung has researched on the therapeutic process and the outcomes of mandated drug abuse treatment, on the diversion and treatment of chronic offenders with co-occurring disorders, and the role of faith-based treatment in American society. His comparative research has revolved around the impact of democratization on political corruption and the administration of criminal justice. He has published extensively on these issues in many top journals. He authored The Fragmentation of Policing in American Cities (2002, Praeger) and is the co-editor of Crime and Punishment Around the World: Vol. 2 The Americas (Praeger).