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Crisis Centre

Ronald Hinch

Professor Emeritus

Founding Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities


Prior to joining UOIT, Dr.Ronald Hinch was a faculty member at the University of Guelph in Ontario, where he served as Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Research and expertise

Research interests:

  • policing of violent crime

Research supervision areas:

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


  • Selected publications

    Dr. Ronald Hinch has edited books entitled:

    • Debates in Canadian Criminology
    • Debates in Canadian Society
    • Issues in Critical Criminology

    He also co-authored Women Abuse: Sociological Perspectives with Dr. Walter DeKeseredy, Professor, FSSH.

    He has published articles assessing:

    • Canadian sexual assault laws
    • Issues in theoretical criminology
    • Policing violence against women
    • Theoretical and methodological issues in the study of serial murder