Phil He is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University (NU). A former Associate Dean for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Phil has served as Associate Vice Provost and then Vice-Provost for Graduate Education from 2012-2018.
Phil was the recipient of the Professor Robert Sheehan Excellence in Teaching Award from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Phil was the PI for the U.S. portion of the 30-nation International Self-Report Delinquency Study funded by the National Institute of Justice. He has been actively involved in the rule of law reform related projects in China, sponsored by the Ford and the MacArthur Foundations. He was the PI for a MacArthur Foundation project to study legal representation and criminal processing in Chinese lower criminal courts. Phil has served or is serving on editorial board of top professional journals: Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Annals of Criminology, and Xiamen University Journal (Social Sciences).
Phil He was the Secretary and Treasurer for the Division of International Criminology, American Society of Criminology. He also serves as the Vice-Chairman on the Asian Criminological Society Supervisory Board. Phil He was the Treasurer and is now President-Elect of the Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents.