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Danielle Slakoff

Assistant Professor

Danielle Slakoff
Danielle Slakoff

Dr. Danielle Slakoff is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice. She received her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and her master’s degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Long Beach. She received her doctorate in Criminology and Justice from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2018.

Her research interests include media representations of criminal justice, women’s issues within criminal justice, race/ethnicity, and domestic violence. Her work on media representations of female victims has appeared in Feminist Criminology. Dr. Slakoff has a solo-authored manuscript forthcoming in Sociology Compass entitled “The Representation of Women and Girls of Color in United States Crime News,” and a first-authored manuscript forthcoming in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society entitled “Media Messages Surrounding Missing Women and Girls: The ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ and Other Factors that Influence Newsworthiness.” Dr. Slakoff also has a first-authored chapter in an edited book forthcoming in Punishing Gender Past and Present: Examining the Criminal Justice System Across Gendered Experiences.



Ph.D., University of Nebraska Omaha

Classes Taught

Classes Taught:
CRIM A105: Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems (seated)

CRIM A270: Murder, Mayhem, and the Media (seated)

CRIM A280: Domestic Violence (seated)

CRIM A300: Research Methods (seated)

CRIM A302: Research Methods (online lab)

CRIM A410: Women and Crime (seated)

CRIM A710: Research and Statistical Methods (online/graduate course)