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Faculty research supervision areas

Shahid Alvi, PhD


Liqun Cao, PhD


Carla Cesaroni, PhD


Wesley Crichlow, PhD

  • Research background and interests
    • black LGBTQ criminology
    • black gender and Caribbean masculinities
    • critical equity and diversity studies
    • critical race theory
    • #BlackLivesMatter race and criminal injustice
    • anti-black racism and decolonization
    • storytelling and reality pedagogy
    • alternative criminal justice rehabilitation
    • youth rights in the Caribbean and Americas
  • Contact information
    Bordessa Hall, Room 322 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 2651
    wesley.crichlow@uoit.ca

Steven Downing, PhD


Tyler Frederick, PhD

  • Research background and interests
    • community experiences of people with psychiatric disabilities
    • experiences of LGBTQ homeless young people
    • mental health
    • street life and subsistence choices
    • youth crime
    • youth homelessness

    Current and future research areas include:

    • The role of identity and social space in shaping subsistence decision-making among homeless young people (including crime).
    • The transition away from homelessness for youth.
    • Access to mental health services among homeless young people.
    • The community experiences of people with psychiatric disabilities living in urban and rural contexts. 
  • Research supervision areas
    • homelessness
    • youth crime
    • mental health
    • qualitative research methods
  • Contact information
    Bordessa Hall, Room 304  (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5881
    tyler.frederick@uoit.ca

Judith Grant, PhD

  • Research background and interests
    • drugs and gender
    • violence against women
    • women and addiction/recovery

     Research areas of speciality:

    • drug education
    • drug policies in Canada
    • drug use and abuse
    • qualitative research 
  • Research supervision areas
    • addiction/recovery from controlled substances
    • community activism
    • community-academic alliances
    • drugs and gender
    • drugs in society
    • public policy
    • violence against women
  • Contact information
    Bordessa Hall (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    judith.grant@uoit.ca

Jordan Harel, PhD


Ronald Hinch, PhD