Editorial Board Member of …Qualitative…Criminology
Affiliation | University of Alabama at Birmingham
Email | [email protected]
Twitter | @naturally_crime
Topic | Policing; evidence-based policy; diversity, health, and wellness in criminal justice employees
Method | Semi-structured interviewing; focus groups; systematic social observation and field research; mixed methods
Bio | Natalie Todak is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and policing scholar at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Using qualitative and mixed research methods, she has studied police use of the TASER, body-worn cameras, and de-escalation strategies extensively. She is currently focused on understanding the experiences of women in nontraditional spaces in law enforcement, and health and wellness issues in correctional officers. In partnership with Routledge Press, she is writing a book on the under-representation of women in law enforcement supervision and leadership in the United States. Dr. Todak is published in leading journals, such as Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, Women & Criminal Justice, and Police Quarterly.