The Department of Criminology is nationally and internationally recognized for its cutting-edge approach to a variety of criminal justice issues, including crime prevention, social justice, violence against women, drug policy, sex work, prisons, youth, media representations of crime, political violence, human rights, policing, victimology and cybercrime.

Our professors are interested in various research fields, including: abolitionism and alternatives to criminal justice, crimes of the powerful, criminological theory and socio-legal studies, First Nations, racism and (in)justice, gender, sexuality and (in)justice, policing, governance and (in)security, popular culture, media and technology, prevention and intervention, prison, punishment and social control, youth, age and (in)justice

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