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Breanne Pleggenkuhle

Breanne Pleggenkuhle, Associate Professor and Coordinator

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Pleggenkuhle joined the faculty at SIU in the Fall of 2012, after completing her M.A. and Ph.D in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri- St Louis.

Her research interests primarily focus on corrections, particularly the experiences of formerly incarcerated persons and the collateral consequences of a felony conviction. She is currently working on projects examining the impact of community context on recidivism, residential mobility during transition, and gender differences in recidivism events.

Breanne Pleggenkuhle

Office: Faner 4234
Phone: 618-453-6374


Ph.D., University of Missouri - St. Louis, 2012


  • Corrections
  • Gender
  • Community Context
  • Reentry