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Faculty research supervision areas

Faculty member and graduate status

Supervision areas

Accepting students (2018-2019)

Shahid Alvi, PhD
Graduate

  • crime and social exclusion
  • violence against women
  • youth crime
  • cyberbullying
  • theoretical criminology

Yes

Carla Cesaroni, PhD
Graduate

  • corrections/penology
  • youth justice

No

Kimberley Clow, PhD
Graduate

  • wrongful conviction
  • stereotypes and prejudice
  • perceptions of gender

Yes

Brian Cutler, PhD
Graduate

  • false accusations
  • false confessions
  • mistaken eyewitness identification

Yes

Joseph Eastwood, PhD
Graduate

  • improving investigative interviewing
  • generation and assessment of alibis
  • comprehension of youth waiver forms

Yes

Karla Emeno, PhD
Graduate

  • geographic profiling 
  • crime mapping
  • police stress and recruitment

Yes

Sean Forrester, PhD
Graduate

  • new drug targets to eradicate tropical diseases

No

Leigh Harkins, PhD
Graduate

  • group aggression
  • perceptions of sexual aggression
  • sex offender treatment effectiveness

Yes

Ronald Hinch, PhD
Graduate

  • criminological theory
  • food crime
  • green criminology
  • policing violent crime
  • serial murder

No

Amy-May Leach, PhD
Graduate

  • detecting lies in children and adults
  • false confessions
  • eyewitness identifications
  • stigma of wrongful conviction

Yes

Deborah Saucier, PhD
Graduate

  • sex differences in spatial ability and neurogenesis

No

Matthew Shane, PhD
Graduate

  • emotions/cognitive processes in antisocial personalities
  • psychopathic behaviour 
  • neural systems underlying fear, guilt, shame, empathy, perspective-taking
  • error monitoring and experiential learning
  • neuromodulation

Yes

Phillip Shon, PhD
Graduate

  • parricide
  • intrafamily homicide
  • police-citizen encounters

No

Steven Downing, PhD
Associate

  • ethnography
  • game studies
  • mixed qualitative methods
  • sociological theories of crime

Yes

Karla Dhungana Sainju, PhD
Associate

  • corrections and sentencing
  • offender monitoring technologies
  • traditional and cyber bullying
  • gender and crime
  • public policy

No

Judith Grant, PhD
Associate

  • addiction/recovery from controlled substances
  • community activism
  • community-academic alliances
  • drugs and gender
  • drugs in society
  • public policy
  • violence against women

No

Cecilia Hageman, PhD
Associate

  • justice system participants’ use and understanding of expert scientific evidence

No

Helene LeBlanc, PhD
Associate

  • forensic entomology

No

Krystle Martin, PhD
Associate

  • risk assessment
  • treatment of offenders
  • management of maladaptive patient behaviours

Yes

Thomas McMorrow, PhD
Associate

  • socio-legal studies
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • legal theory
No

Natalie Oman, PhD
Associate

  • aboriginal law and politics
  • global governance
  • human rights
  • law and society
  • philosophy of law
  • political philosophy
  • public international law
Yes

Michele Peterson-Badali, PhD
Associate

  • assessment
  • youth justice
  • evaluation of programming for Indigenous youth
No

Andrea Slane, PhD
Associate

  • cyberbullying
  • cybercrime
  • Internet law
  • online sexual exploitation of children and youth
No

Arshia U. Zaidi, PhD
Associate

  • quantitative/qualitative methodologies
  • race, gender, sexuality, family and culture
  • immigration
  • intimate partner violence in immigrant families
  • socio-cultural issues of immigration

No

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