Natalie Todak

Natalie Todak

Assistant Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Natalie Todak is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She uses qualitative and mixed research methods to study critical issues in policing. Her work is currently focused on police diversity, culture, misconduct, and whistleblowing. She is a National Institute of Justice LEADS Academic, in recognition of her collaborative work with agencies to further evidence-based policing.

  • Women in policing
  • Body-worn cameras
  • De-escalation
  • Police misconduct
  • PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2017

    Arizona State University

  • MS in Criminal Justice, 2012

    Bowling Green State University

  • BA in Psychology, 2010

    University of California, San Diego