Faculty & Staff

Heather Zaykowski, PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts Director of the Criminal Justice Program


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Areas of Expertise

Victimization, Youth Violence, Communities and Crime, Law and Society


PhD, University of Delaware

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

View Professor Zaykowski's Curriculum Vitae

Current Research

Heather Zaykowski's research interests include victimization, youth violence, the intersection of victimization and offending, and police-community relationships. Recent and ongoing projects include research funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative.