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Kelly Gorkoff

Associate Professor/Chair

Contact Information

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Criminal Justice


  • Addiction
  • Crime and Criminology
  • Government / Democratic Institutions
  • Human Rights
  • Justice
  • Philosophy / Ethics
  • Social Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • Community Mobilization
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Family Violence
  • Governance
  • Policing
  • Public Inquiries
  • Social Determinants of Crime
  • Theory
  • Youth

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Kelly Gorkoff joined the UWinnipeg community in 2006. Prior to that she was a research associate at a centre for excellence on family violence research. She has worked on many research teams over the years and worked with federal and provincial governments as well as many community groups. She studies how government funds and creates criminal justice policy with a focus on family violence, sex work, and youth.

Media and Research Expert