Brooke Gialopsos, PhD

Brooke Gialopsos, PhD

PhD, Criminal Justice

Associate Professor

Phone: 206-296-5478

Building/Room: Casey 330-14


Dr. Brooke Gialopsos earned her PhD in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, with focuses in crime prevention and criminological theory. She also has a MS in Criminal Justice from Texas State University and a BA in Political Science from Texas A&M University. Her current research interests involve fear of crime and risk perceptions, sexual victimization, school-based victimization, and repeat victimization. She is also interested in environmental criminology, situational crime prevention, and capital punishment. Her works have appeared in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of School Violence, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Review, Teaching of Psychology, and the Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory. She also co-authored a chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory. In addition, Dr. Brooke is a certified A.L.I.C.E. (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) instructor and educates members of the community on how to survive active shooter situations, in general, and school shootings, in particular. She is also an LGBTQ+ Ally and a Safe Zone educator.