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Ronald Hinch

Professor Emeritus

Founding Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities


Background

Prior to joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 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.

In January 2019, Dr. Hinch's book A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them, which he edited with former Criminology master's student Allison Gray, received an Outstanding Academic Titles award from Choice magazine.

Research and expertise

Research interests:

  • policing of violent crime

Research supervision areas:

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

Involvement

  • Selected publications and awards

    Dr. Ronald Hinch has edited books entitled:

    • Debates in Canadian Criminology
    • Debates in Canadian Society
    • Issues in Critical Criminology
    • A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

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

     Awards:

    • Choice magazine Outstanding Academic Titles Award, for A. Gray and R. Hinch, eds., A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them (January 2019).