Olena Antonaccio, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Merrick Building, Room 120C
oantonaccio@miami.edu
(305) 284-2075

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                                                                  Last Updated On:  February 2016


EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Sociology, North Carolina State University, 2008

    M.A., Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2001

    B.A., Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, Lees-McRae College, 1999

    B.A., Foreign Languages and Literature, diploma with honors, Lviv State University,1998


PRIMARY DEPARTMENT
  • Sociology


RESEARCH INTERESTS

crime and deviance, sociological theory, survey research, cross-national research


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • SOC 370 Juvenile Delinquency

  • SOC 371 Criminology

  • SOC 470 Theories of Deviant Behavior

  • SOC 602 Contemporary Sociological Theory

    SOC 692SX Special Topics: Advances in Criminological Theory and Its Testing


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Antonaccio, Olena, Charles R. Tittle, Jonathan R. Brauer, and M. Zakiul Islam. Forthcoming. "Supported and Coerced? A Cross-Sitee Investigation of the Effects of Social Support and Coercion on Criminal Probability." Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

  • Antonaccio, Olena, William Smith, and Feodor Gostjev. Forthcoming. "Anomic Strain and External Constraints: A Reassessment on Merton's Anomie/Strain Theory Using the Data from Ukraine." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

  • Hughes, Lorine, Olena Antonaccio and Ekaterina Botchkovar. Forthcoming. "How General Is Control Balance Theory? Evidence from Ukraine."  Justice Quarterly.

    Zimmerman, Greg*, Ekaterina Botchkovar*, Olena Antonaccio, Lorine Hughes. 2015. “Low Self-Control in “Bad Neighborhoods”: Assessing the Role of Context in the Relationship between Self-Control and Crime.” Justice Quarterly 32:56-84.

    Popovici, Ioana, Michael French, Olena Antonaccio, Rosalie Pacula, and Johanna Maclean. 2014. “Cannabis Use and Antisocial Behavior among Youth.” Sociological Inquiry 84:131-162.


SELECTED RECENT FUNDED RESEARCH 
  • Olena Antonaccio (Principal Investigator, University of Miami) with Saman Zonouz (Principal Investigator, Rutgers University), Manohar Murthi (Co-Principal Investigator, University of Miami), Kamal Premaratne (Co-Principal Investigator, University of Miami). 2013-2015. “Cybercrime Susceptibility in the Sociotechnical System: Exploration of Integrated Micro- and Macro-Level Sociotechnical Models of Cybersecurity.” Grant funded by National Science Foundation. $200,000.

    Antonaccio, Olena (Principal Investigator). 2012. “Religion, Social Networks, Personality, and Negative Life Outcomes: Do Cross-Cultural Contexts Matter?” Provost Research Award, University of Miami. $10,500.


EDITORIAL BOARDS
  • Editorial Board Member. Criminology, the journal of the American Society of Criminology (2015-2017)

    Assistant Editor. Newsletter of the Crime, Law and Deviance Section of the American Sociological Association (2006-2007).