Olena Antonaccio, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

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

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                                                                  Last Updated On: December 2017


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


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Botchkovar, Ekaterina, Olena Antonaccio, and Lorine Hughes. 2017. “Neighbourhood Disorder, Collective Sentiments and Personal Strain: Bringing Neighbourhood Context into General Strain Theory.” British Journal of Criminology DOI:10.1093/bjc/azx023.

    Hughes, Lorine, Olena Antonaccio* and Ekaterina Botchkovar*. 2017. “A Multilevel Test of Merton’s Anomie Theory: An Application to Crime in Russia and Ukraine.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology DOI 10.1007/s10940-017-9364-7.

    Louderback, Eric and Olena Antonaccio. 2017. “Exploring Cognitive Decision-Making Processes and Computer-Focused Cybercrime Victimization: The Role of Thoughtfully Reflective Decision Making.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 54: 639-679.

    Mundt, Marlon, Olena Antonaccio, Michael French and Larissa Zakletskaia. 2017. “The Role of Adolescent Friendship Group Integration and Cohesion in Weapon-Related Violent Crime as a Young Adult.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 46: 1643-1660.

    Antonaccio, Olena, Ekaterina Botchkovar, and Lorine Hughes. 2017. "Ecological Determinants of Situated Choice: Does Neighborhood Matter?" Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 54: 208-243

    Antonaccio, Olena, Charles R. Tittle, Jonathan R. Brauer, and M. Zakiul Islam. 2015. “Supported and Coerced? A Cross-Site Investigation of the Effects of Social Support and Coercion on Criminal Probability.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 31: 49-92.


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)