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Danielle Slakoff

Assistant Professor

Danielle Slakoff
Danielle Slakoff

Dr. Danielle Slakoff is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice. She is also the co-chair of the Women’s Studies minor. 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, Sociology Compass, and Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society

Currently, Dr. Slakoff is working on a book chapter focused on technology-based domestic violence and two manuscripts on the portrayal of domestic violence in true crime podcasts.

Dr. Slakoff’s love for teaching knows no bounds, and she prides herself on being accessible and passionate in the classroom. A proud Q-Advocate at Loyola, Dr. Slakoff promotes inclusivity and compassion in her research and in the classroom. 



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)