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Public lectures

2018-2019 season 

We are pleased to welcome a number of distinguished visitors to our faculty for conversations and lectures that fuel our inspiration and promote social justice.

Please check back soon for upcoming Public Lecture Series events!


Past events

April 5, 2019 | Examining and Comparing the Methods and Motivations of Cybercriminals

Guest speaker: Thomas Holt, PhD, Professor, School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University

March 28, 2019 | Passion & Pride: Driving Oshawa's Transformation

A speaker panel event to discuss the future of our community identity following the GM plant closure. Panel members include Dan Carter, Mayor of Oshawa, Derek Giberson, Oshawa City Councillor, Wesley Crichlow, Professor FSSH and Heather McMillan, Executive Director of Durham Workforce Authority. 

March 6, 2019 | Examining Migration and Mobilities in 21st-Century Canada: A Panel on Gender, Race, and State Violence

Speaker panel: Jesson Reyes, Stephanie J. Silverman, PhD and Ethel Tungohan, PhD

March 1, 2019 | Cumulative Disadvantage: Understanding Innocence to Confession to Wrongful Conviction and Beyond

Guest speaker: Kyle Scherr, PhD, Central Michigan University

January 24, 2019 | Trump, Technology and the Far Right: Tactics for Challenging Right-Wing Extremism in Canada

Speakers: Brad J. Galloway, Tanner Mirrlees, PhD and Barbara Perry, PhD 

November 13, 2018 | Can We Expect Behaviour Change? Considerations on Police Training Evaluation

Speaker: Chris Giacomantonio, PhD, Research Coordinator, Halifax Regional Police

November 8, 2018 | What Does an Indigenous University Look Like?

Speaker: Niigaan Sinclair, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba

October 25, 2018 | Lessons Learned from Evaluating Correctional Programs

Speaker: Edward J. Latessa, PhD, Director and Professor, School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati

October 23, 2018 | Legal Studies Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series: Towards a New Relationship with Indigenous Peoples

Speaker: The Honourable Frank Iacobucci

October 17, 2018 | Annual Dean's Lecture - The Populist Revolt: Its Causes and Cure

Speaker: Gwynne Dyer, PhD


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