Olena Antonaccio, Ph.D.
Merrick Building, Room 120C
Last Updated On: February 2016
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
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 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).