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Faculty research supervision areas

Name

Supervisory privileges

Research supervision areas

Accepting students (2017-2018)

Dr. Shahid Alvi

Full

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

Yes

Dr. Nawal Ammar

Full

  • minorities in the justice system (e.g., policing and corrections)
  • restorative justice
  • violence against immigrant women
  • women in the criminal justice system
  • policing

No

Dr. Carla Cesaroni

Full

  • corrections/penology
  • youth justice

No

Dr. Kimberley Clow

Full

  • wrongful conviction
  • stereotypes and prejudice
  • perceptions of gender

 Yes

Dr. Brian Cutler

Full

  • false accusations
  • false confessions
  • mistaken eyewitness identification

Yes 

Dr. Joseph Eastwood

Full

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

Yes

Dr. Karla Emeno

Full

  • geographic profiling
  • crime mapping
  • police stress and recruitment

Yes

Dr. Sean Forrester

Full

  • new drug targets to eradicate tropical diseases

No

Dr. Leigh Harkins

Full

  • group aggression
  • perceptions of sexual aggression
  • sex offender treatment effectiveness
  • use of arts in criminal justice

 Yes

Dr. Ron Hinch

Full

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

Yes

Dr. Amy-May Leach

Full

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

No

Dr. Deborah Saucier

Full

  • sex differences in spatial ability and neurogenesis

No

Dr. Matthew Shane

Full

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

Yes

Dr. Phillip Shon

Full

  • parricide
  • intrafamily homicide
  • police-citizen encounters

No

Dr. Steven Downing

Co-supervision

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

No

Dr. Karla Dhungana Sainju

Co-supervision

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

No

Dr. Judith Grant

Co-supervision

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

No

Dr. Cecilia Hageman

Co-supervision

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

No

Dr. Hélène LeBlanc

Co-supervision

  • forensic entomology

No

Dr. Thomas McMorrow

Co-supervision

  • socio-legal studies
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • legal theory

Yes

Dr. Natalie Oman

Co-supervision

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

Yes

Dr. Michele Peterson-Badali

Co-supervision

  • assessment
  • youth justice
  •  evaluation of programming for Indigenous youth

No

Dr. Andrea Slane

Co-supervision

  • cyberbullying
  • cybercrime
  • internet law
  • online sexual exploitation of children and youth

No

Dr. Arshia Zaidi

Co-supervision

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

No

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