Wendy Koslicki

Wendy Koslicki

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:NQ M284

Dr. Wendy M. Koslicki started at Ball State in August, 2018, after completing her doctoral degree at Washington State University. Dr. Koslicki specializes in policing research and primarily studies police militarization, body-worn cameras, and police-community interactions. She is part of the Complex Social Interactions Lab, a multi-institutional and interdisciplinary project that examines police-community interactions through body-worn camera footage. She is also an awardee of the 2019-2020 Ball State ASPiRE Junior Faculty Research Grant to fund her current project, Military origin, law enforcement use: Determining the contexts and predictors of police use of 1033 Program acquisitions.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Washington State University

Featured Scholarship

Koslicki, W. M., Lytle, D. J., Willits, D. W., & Brooks, R. (2020). ‘Rhetoric without reality’ or effective policing strategy? An analysis of the relationship between community policing and police fatal force. Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2020.101730.

Koslicki, W. M. (2020). Recruiting warriors or guardians? A content analysis of police recruitment videos. Policing & Society, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2020.1765778.

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