Center for Education in Mass Violence and Suicide

Kasey Tucker-Gail, J.D., Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Director, Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness
School of Social Justice

Dr. Tucker-Gail is a Professor in the School of Social Justice/Criminal Justice Program.  She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from Western Michigan University with an emphasis on criminology (law enforcement and applied research methodology. She also has a cognate concentration in public administration (focusing on policy analysis & program evaluation). Her academic pursuits focus mainly on law enforcement issues. Specifically, she has worked on the Toledo Initiative to Reduce Violence (TCIRV) as the lead academic for the Law Enforcement Intelligence Team, and as a member of the Systems Analysis Team. Her current law enforcement research involves law enforcement officer deaths and training, training and curriculum development, and community police interactions. She serves on the Chief's Advisory Board for Toledo Police Department and is involved in several community based research initiatives with TPD. Further, she is involved in collaborative research projects both in her department, across the university, and in the community. She recently was part of the team that received grant funding for the Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness and actively research crime in neighborhoods and crime mapping.  She is working jointly with faculty to conduct research  in the area of victimization. She is a member of the University of Toledo (UT) Taskforce on Sexual Assault, The University of Toledo OPiod Taskforce, and the University of Toledo Taskforce on Violence.

Last Updated: 2/18/21