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Timothy Kang Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Member in Sociology

Arts 1014

Research Area(s)

  • Life Course Theory
  • Youth Delinquency
  • Narrative Criminology
  • Research Methodology


Kruttschnitt, Candace and Timothy Kang. Forthcoming. Do Intersectional Variations Shape Prisoners’ Understanding of their Past Lives? An Examination of the Stock Narratives of Persistent Offenders. Justice Quarterly.

Kang, Timothy. 2019. The Changing Transition to Adulthood of Contemporary Delinquent Adolescents. Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology, 5(2): 176-202.

Kang, Timothy, Julian Tanner, and Scot Wortley. 2018. Same Routines, Different Effects: Gender, Leisure Activities, and Young Offending. Justice Quarterly, 35(6): 1030-72.

Kang, Timothy, Candace Kruttschnitt, and Philip Goodman. 2017. Multi-Method Synergy: Using the Life History Calendar and Life as a Film for Retrospective Narratives. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 56(4): 532-553.

Kang, Timothy. 2017. Suicide in South Korea: Revisiting Durkheim’s Suicide. Journal for Social Thought, 2(1): 3-14.

Teaching & Supervision

SOC311 - Youth Crime, Justice, and Social Control

SOC332 - Principles of Research Design


Crime Life Course Social Research Methods Youth

Education & Training

PhD (University of Toronto, 2020)

MA (University of Western Ontario, 2013)

BA (University of Toronto, 2011)