Wendy Koslicki

Wendy Koslicki

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology


Room:NQ M284

Dr. Wendy Koslicki started at Ball State in August, 2018, after completing her doctoral degree at Washington State University. She has published on police body-worn cameras, police militarization, and police-community interactions. Both her research and teaching interests revolve around issues in United States policing, policing strategies, and police-community relations.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Washington State University

Featured Scholarship

Koslicki, W. M. (2019). Accountability or efficiency? Body-worn cameras as replicative technology. Criminal Justice Review, 44(3), 356-368.

Koslicki, W. M., Makin, D. A., & Willits, D. (2019). When no one is watching: Evaluating the impact of body-worn cameras on use of force incidents. Policing & Society, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2019.1576672.

Koslicki, W. M. & Willits, D. (2018). Finding the iron fist in the velvet glove? Testing the militarization/community policing paradox. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 20(2), 143-154.

Makin, D. A., Willits, D., Koslicki, W., Brooks, R., Dietrich, B., & Bailey, R. L. (2018). Contextual determinants of observed negative emotional states in police-community interactions. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 46(2), 301-318.

Babin, S., Koslicki, W., Vogel, R., Contestabile, J., Kohri K., & Makin, D. A. (2017). Resilient Communications Project: Body Worn Camera Perception Study Phase I Memorandum Report (AOS-17-1302). Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Intro to Criminal Ju 101 1 1100 - 1150 M W F TC, room 121
Advanced Criminology 396 1 1400 - 1450 M W F AT, room 106