Nicky Ali Jackson, Ph.D.

Coordinator, Criminal Justice program

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


Nicky Jackson serves as coordinator of the criminal justice program and is an associate professor of criminal justice. She is also the faculty advisor to the student PNW Criminal Justice Club.

I love to cook! I even have my own recipe page on Facebook.

Teaching Focus

Some of Jackson’s teaching areas include domestic violence, sexual assault, victimology, wrongful convictions, ethics, juvenile delinquency, school violence, criminology, minority issues in criminal justice, criminal law and law enforcement.


219-989-2384 (Department)
219-989-2352 (Office)


  • Ph.D – Sociology with a concentration in Deviance, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.A.- Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.S. – Criminal Justice, Ball State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Domestic Violence
  • Victimology Wrongful Convictions
  • School Violence
  • Juvenile Delinquency