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Danielle Wallace

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Danielle Wallace is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, and received her doctorate in sociology from the University of Chicago in 2009. Her research interests focus on policing, recidivism, crime and health, as well as neighborhoods and crime. Currently, she is working with local agencies assisting them with identifying racially biased policing and in technical and training assistance for law enforcement agencies adopting body worn cameras. Wallace has published in well-known crime journals, like the Journal of Quantitative Criminology and Journal of Crime and Delinquency Research, as well as top health studies outlets, such as Social Science and Medicine and American Sociological Review.


Ph.D. Sociology, University of Chicago 2009

Research Interests: 
  • Crime and health
  • Disparities in Policing
  • Neighborhoods, Crime, and Disorder
  • Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative

Danielle Wallace, Gabriel Cesar, and Eric Hedberg. 2018. “The Effect of Survey Mode on Socially Undesirable Responses to Open Ended Questions: A Mixed Methods Approach.” Field Methods. Vo. 30(2).

Anthony Grubesic, Danielle Wallace, Alyssa Chamberlain, Jake Nelson. (2018). “Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Remotely Sensing Physical Disorder in Neighborhoods.” Landscape and Urban Planning, 169: 148-159.

Chamberlain, A. W., Wallace, D., Pfeiffer, D., & Gaub, J. 2018. Housing Disinvestment and Crime in a Phoenix Suburb Exploring the Differential Effects of Investors and Owner-Occupants. Urban Affairs Review, 54: 180-224. DOI: 1078087416640126.

Alyssa Chamberlain, Matthew Gricius, Danielle Wallace, Diana Borjas, Vincent Ware. (2017). “Parolee-Parole Officer Rapport: Does it Impact Recidivism?” In Press at

Richard K. Moule and Danielle Wallace. 2017. “An Experimental Investigation into Perceptions of Disrespect during Interpersonal Conflict.” Social Science Research, 62: 134-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.08.001

Danielle Wallace, Andrew Papachristos, Tracey Meares, and Jeffery Fagan. 2016. “Evaluating Chicago’s Gun Project: Recidivism Rates of Gun Crime Offenders.” Justice Quarterly, 33(7): 1237-1264. [DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2015.1081262].

Chamberlain, A. W., & Wallace, D. (2015). Mass Reentry, Neighborhood Context and Recidivism: Examining How the Distribution of Parolees Within and Across Neighborhoods Impacts Recidivism. Justice Quarterly, (ahead-of-print), 1-30. [DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2015.1012095].

Featured on WVIZ, Cleveland’s local PBS station (see

Wallace, D., & Schalliol, D. (2015). Testing the temporal nature of social disorder through abandoned buildings and interstitial spaces. Social Science Research, 54, 177-194.

Pfeiffer, D., Wallace, D., & Chamberlain, A. (2015). Is Investor Purchasing of Foreclosures Related to Neighborhood Crime? Evidence From a Phoenix Suburb. Housing Policy Debate, 25(5), 67-90. [DOI: 10.1080/10511482.2014.923924]

Wallace, D., Eason, J. M., & Lindsey, A. M. (2015). The influence of incarceration and Re-entry on the availability of health care organizations in Arkansas. Health & Justice3(1), 1-11. [DOI 10.1186/s40352-015-0016-4]

Wallace, D. (2014). Do Neighborhood Organizational Resources Impact Recidivism?. Sociological Inquiry, 85(2), 285-308.

Rees, C., & Wallace, D. (2014). The myth of conformity: Adolescents and abstention from unhealthy drinking behaviors. Social Science & Medicine108, 34-45. [DOI: //]

Featured in the January 2015 issue of Real Simple Magazine

Wallace, D., Louton, B., & Fornango, R. (2014). Do you see what I see? Perceptual variation in reporting the presence of disorder cues. Social Science Research, 51, 247-261. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2014.10.004]

Wallace, D., Fahmy, C. , Cotton, L., Jimmons, C., McKay, R., Stoffer, S., & Syed, S. (2014). Examining the role of familial support during prison and after release on post-incarceration mental health. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, (ahead-of-print), 1-18. [DOI: 10.1177/0306624X14548023]

Wallace, D., & Papachristos, A. V. (2014). Recidivism and the availability of health care organizations. Justice Quarterly31(3), 588-608. [DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2012.696126]

Kim, B., Pratt, T. C., & Wallace, D. (2014). Adverse Neighborhood Conditions and Sanction Risk Perceptions: Using SEM to Examine Direct and Indirect Effects. Journal of Quantitative Criminology30(3), 505-526. [DOI: 10.1007/s10940-013-9212-3]

Wallace, D., Hedberg, E. C., & Katz, C. M. (2012). The impact of foreclosures on neighborhood disorder before and during the housing crisis: testing the spiral of decay. Social Science Quarterly93(3), 625-647. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2012.00886.x]

Recipient of the Charles Bonjean Award for best published paper in Social Science Quarterly

Wallace, D. (2012). Examining fear and stress as mediators between disorder perceptions and personal health, depression, and anxiety. Social science research41(6), 1515-1528. [DOI:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.06.005]

Wallace, D. (2011). A test of the routine activities and neighborhood attachment explanations for bias in disorder perceptions. Crime & Delinquency, (ahead-of-print), [DOI: 10.1177/0011128711426538]

Katz, C. M., Wallace, D., & Hedberg, E. C. (2011). A longitudinal assessment of the impact of foreclosure on neighborhood crime. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 50(3), 359-389. [DOI: 10.1177/0022427811431155]

Murphy, A. K., & Wallace, D. (2010). Opportunities for Making Ends Meet and Upward Mobility: Differences in Organizational Deprivation Across Urban and Suburban Poor Neighborhoods. Social science quarterly91(5), 1164-1186. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6237.2010.00726.x]

Cagney, K. A., Browning, C. R., & Wallace, D. M. (2007). The Latino paradox in neighborhood context: the case of asthma and other respiratory conditions. American Journal of Public Health, 97(5), 919-925. [DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2005.071472]

Browning, C. R., Wallace, D., Feinberg, S. L., & Cagney, K. A. (2006). Neighborhood social processes, physical conditions, and disaster-related mortality: the case of the 1995 Chicago heat wave. American Sociological Review71(4), 661-678. [DOI: 10.1177/000312240607100407]

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 302Research Methods
CRJ 303Statistical Analysis
GCU 593Applied Project
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 302Research Methods
CRJ 303Statistical Analysis
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 302Research Methods
CRJ 494Special Topics
GCU 593Applied Project
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 511Applied Data Analysis in Crim
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 691Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 605Quantitative Methods
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 303Statistical Analysis
CRJ 511Applied Data Analysis in Crim
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 303Statistical Analysis
CRJ 511Applied Data Analysis in Crim
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 494Special Topics
CRJ 511Applied Data Analysis in Crim
  • Western Society of Criminology, Member (2014 - Present)
  • American Society of Criminology, Member (2009 - Present)
  • American Society of Criminology, Member (2009 - Present)
  • American Sociological Association, Member (2009 - Present)
  • Comprehensive Exam Committee, Member and Grader (2014 - 2016)
  • University Senate, Senator (2013 - 2015)
  • City and Community, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Criminology, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Justice Quarterly, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Social Science Research, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)
  • Social Science and Medicine, Reviewer (2014 - 2014)