Taiping Ho
Taiping Ho
Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology


Room:NQ M288

Taiping Ho holds a doctorate degree from Florida State University in 1992, and is currently a full professor at the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Ball State University. He has been a faculty member at Ball State since 1996, and he also taught at Western Carolina University during the period of 1992-96. Currently, he has published numerous research articles on a variety of criminal justice-related issues, such as interrelationship of offenders' education with post-release recidivism and employment, criminal defendants with intellectual disabilities, the police recruitment and selection process, police use of deadly force, Asian Americans in criminal justice, hotel crimes, and other subject matters in criminal justice arena. He has experience in being a police officer, a program specialist in correctional institution, a Guardian ad Liten, and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer. He has also received numerous academic awards on the basis of his academic achievement in teaching, academic endeavors, and other academic-related accomplishments at the university setting.


Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Florida State University

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Lockwood, S., Nally, J., & Ho, T. (2016). Race, education, employment, and recidivism among offenders in the United States: An exploration of complex issues in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 11(1), 57-74.

Lockwood, S., Nally, J., Ho, T., & Knutson, K. (2015). Racial disparities and similarities in post-release recidivism and employment among ex-prisoners with a different level of education. Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2(1), 1-12.