Student Name: Stephanie Rodrigues
Research interests: Transgender individual's experiences in the criminal justice system.
Student Name: Pardeep Sandhu
Research interests: Focus on immigration, gender constructions, cultural criminology and the sociology of punishment.
Student Name: Virginia Greer
Advisor: Ryan Broll
Research interests: The implications of neurocriminology on crime prediction, crime prevention, and culpability.
Student Name: Adriana Palmer
Research interests: A focus on the dichotomy of national & international drug policy by exploring prohibition and public health initiatives such as harm reduction techniques.
Student Name: Heather Flintoff
Research interests: Risk factors associated with juvenile delinquency. More specifically, how a social environment may impact the likelihood of violent offending in adolescents.
Student Name: Samantha Iannuzzi
Research interests: Identifying the gap between the victimization of Indigenous women and violent offending by Indigenous women, and how custodial programming can be modified to address this link.
Student Name: Brittany Frade
Research interests: Cross-national exploratory study that seeks to examine the circumstances around the application of solitary confinement in penitentiaries. More specifically, I am exploring why Canada utilizes solitary confinement more than other countries around the world with the intent to provide policy recommendations on Canada’s usage of this particular form of punishment.
Student Name: Corey Murphy
Research interests: The effect that tough on crime sentencing policies such as mandatory minimums have on incarceration rates in Canada. The negative life impacts experienced by individuals who serve custodial sentences compared to those who serve alternative sentences.
Student Name: Samanthy Mathipaskaran
Research interests: Racial Profiling: How stigmatized spatial labelling affects policing practices. I would like to specifically focus on neighbourhoods in Toronto with lower socio-economic backgrounds and a high minority population.
Student Name: Angela Young
Research interests: Why there is a gap between sexual assault occurrences and reported sexual assaults as well as what the criminal justice system can do to minimize this.
The intergenerational transmission of abuse and looking at why some individuals who are abused as children go on to re-abuse, whereas others do not.