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Rebecca Headley Konkel, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Criminal Justice & Criminology
  • PhD Program Director

Dr. Rebecca Headley Konkel is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned both her bachelor of science and master of science degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and completed her dissertation, The Effects of Local Institutions on Parolee Outcomes, through Georgia State University.

Dr. Konkel teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Crime Analysis, Analysis Oriented Technology: Spatial Data Analysis & Crime Mapping, and Advanced Analytic Techniques for Crime Analysts.

Her primary research areas include: the effects of neighborhood context and local institutions on a variety of deviant outcomes, geo-spatial analysis, and the re-entry of parolees.

Curriculum Vitae