Chongmin Na

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal justice policies
  • Criminal justice programs
  • Police in schools
  • Theoretical mechanism

Key Findings

  • Schools with police recorded more crimes involving weapons and drugs. MORE
  • Schools with police reported a higher percentage of non-serious violent crimes to law enforcement. MORE


Chongmin Na, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, is an expert in theoretical mediating mechanisms underlying the stability and change in offending and the process through which criminal justice policies and programs affect criminological outcomes. 

Na served as a core Faculty Member of PhD Program in Criminal Justice, The Graduate Center, City University of New York. He also served as a staff member of the National Security Council and Police Lieutenant with the National Police Agency and the Kyeonggi Provincial Police Agency in Korea, where he received several awards of excellence. He consulted with the Design and Evaluation of Teen and Police Service Academy in Houston, Texas and serves as a member of the American Society of Criminology Student Affairs Committee. 

He has been published in scholarly journals including Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, and Crime and Justice: A Review of Research.

Na received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, M.S. in criminology and criminal justice from Florida State University, M.S. in public administration from Seoul National University and B.A. in public administration
from the Korean National Police University.