Shichun (Asminet) Ling

Ph.D. in Criminology

Shichun (Asminet) Ling is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior. Her previous research areas have included leveraging brain imaging and genetics to explore risk factors for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, Alzheimer's disease, Down's Syndrome, cognitive impairment, impulsivity, and healthy development spanning infancy to adulthood. As a doctoral student, her research interests lie in studying biosocial factors that contribute to violence, aggression, psychopathy, antisocial behavior, and criminality.