Dale Ballucci, Assistant Professor
PhD, Sociology, University of Alberta
Dale Ballucci is a criminologist who investigates policing, administration of criminal justice, and theories of governance. She has published on sexual and intimate partner violence, the attitudes of police officers, collaborative policing, and digital evidence. She is currently working on projects looking at police responses to sex offenders, high volume offenders, intimate partner violence, and how the police deal with child and youth victim of sexual assault in Canada. Her research topics are diverse but her primary focus is investigating the operations of legal practice, and the administration of criminal justice.
Areas of Specialization
- Administration of the criminal justice system;
- Sociology of Law;
- Theories of Governance;
- Sociology of childhood;
- Young offenders
- "Beyond Convictions: Negotiating Procedural and Distributive Justice in Police Response to Sex Crimes Victim-Survivors"
2020; Victims & Offenders; Dale Ballucci | Keyanna Drakes
- "Cynicism, dirty work, and policing sex crimes"
2019; Policing: An International Journal; Dale C. Spencer | Rosemary Ricciardelli | Dale Ballucci | Kevin Walby
- "Police Officers Attitudes about Intimate Partner Violence in New Brunswick, Canada"
2019; The Police Journal; Carmen Gill | Mary Ann Campbell | Dale Ballucci
- "“This isn’t your father’s police force”: Digital evidence in sexual assault investigations"
2019; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology; Alexa Dodge | Dale Spencer | Rose Ricciardelli | Dale Ballucci
- "Collaborative policing: networked responses to child victims of sex crimes"
2019; Child Abuse & Neglect; Anita Grace | Rosemary Ricciardelli | Dale Spencer | Dale Ballucci