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Faculty Research Supervision Areas

Criminology Faculty

  • Shahid Alvi, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • crime and social exclusion
    • violence against women (particularly immigrant women)
    • youth crime
    • cyberbullying
    • theoretical criminology
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 315 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 3412
    shahid.alvi@ontariotechu.ca

  • Liqun Cao, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • criminological theory
    • police abuse of power
    • public opinion toward the police
    • policy on ascetic deviance
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    liqun.cao@ontariotechu.ca

  • Carla Cesaroni, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • corrections/penology
    • youth justice
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 314 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668
    carla.cesaroni@ontariotechu.ca

  • Wesley Crichlow, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • black LGBTQ criminology
    • black gender and Caribbean masculinities
    • critical equity and diversity studies
    • critical race theory
    • #BlackLivesMatter race and criminal injustice
    • anti-black racism and decolonization
    • storytelling and reality pedagogy
    • alternative criminal justice rehabilitation
    • youth rights in the Caribbean and Americas
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 322 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 2651
    wesley.crichlow@ontariotechu.ca

  • Steven Downing, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • ethnography
    • game studies
    • mixed qualitative methods
    • sociological theories of crime
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 502 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 3805
    steven.downing@ontariotechu.ca

  • Tyler Frederick, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • homelessness
    • youth crime
    • mental health
    • qualitative research methods
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 304  (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5881
    tyler.frederick@ontariotechu.ca

  • Judith Grant, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • addiction/recovery from controlled substances
    • community activism
    • community-academic alliances
    • drugs and gender
    • drugs in society
    • public policy
    • violence against women
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    judith.grant@ontariotechu.ca

  • Jordan Harel, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • corporate crime
    • financial crime
    • organizational and occupational deviance/crime
    • white-collar crime
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 508 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5919
    jordan.harel@ontariotechu.ca

  • Steven Hayle, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • comparative criminal justice
    • globalization of justice
    • comparative drug policy analysis
    • harm reduction
    • comparative policing
    • comparative youth justice policy
    • moral panics
    Contact
    Bordessa Hall, Room 508 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5806
    Steven.Hayle@ontariotechu.ca
  • Ronald Hinch, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • criminological theory
    • food crime
    • green criminology
    • policing violent crime
    • serial murder
  • Olga Marques, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • construction, policing and regulation of gendered and raced bodies
    • imprisonment
    • qualitative and feminist research methods
    • representations of Aboriginal criminality, victimization and protest
    • sexuality, sexual deviance and sexual labour

    Research areas of specialty:

    • regulation of gender and sexuality
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 303 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5884
    olga.marques@ontariotechu.ca

  • Christopher O'Connor, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • youth crime
    • policing
    • school-to-work transitions
    • social impacts of resource booms
    • perceptions of crime, risk and disorder
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 316 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5882
    christopher.o’connor@ontariotechu.ca and 
    christopher.oconnor1@ontariotechu.net

  • Barbara Perry, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • diversity
    • First Nations and justice
    • hate crime
    • human rights
    • incarceration
    • race and justice
    • diversity and policing
    • sexualities and justice
    • terrorism/extremism
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 325 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 3411
    barbara.perry@ontariotechu.ca

  • Karla Dhungana-Sainju, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • corrections and sentencing
    • offender monitoring technologies
    • traditional and cyber bullying
    • gender and crime
    • public policy
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 324 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5809
    karla.dhungana-sainju@ontariotechu.ca

  • Hannah Scott, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • homelessness
    • victimology, victims of crime vulnerable populations
    • homicide studies
    • serial and mass murder
    • gender differences in criminal behaviour
    • evaluation research
    • Canadian drug courts and other diversion program evaluation
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 512 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 2653
    hannah.scott@ontariotechu.ca

  • Phillip Shon, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • parricide
    • intrafamily homicide
    • serial homicide
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 416 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 6516
    phillip.shon@ontariotechu.ca

  • Vivian Stamatopoulos, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas

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    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 306 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5883 
    vivian.stamatopoulos@ontariotechu.ca

  • James Walsh, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • surveillance
    • immigration policing and border security
    • contemporary policing
    • media and criminal justice
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 511 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5876
    james.walsh@ontariotechu.ca

  • Arshia U. Zaidi, PhD
    Research Supervision Areas
    • intimate partner violence in immigrant families
    • quantitative/qualitative methodologies
    • race, gender, sexuality, family and culture
    • socio-cultural issues of immigration
    • survivors of elderly abuse
    • information communication technology social media/technology usage
    • generational issues
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 327 (downtown Oshawa location)
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 3443
    arshia.zaidi@ontariotechu.ca


Faculty from other programs with supervisory privileges

  • Scott Aquanno, PhD
    Supervisory Privileges 

    Co-supervision

    Research Supervision Areas
    • Economic and social policy
    • Development
    • Inflation and the Central Banking
    • Inequality and social justice
    • International political economy
    • Social relations of power
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 328 
    Downtown Oshawa 
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5855
    scott.aquanno@ontariotechu.ca 

  • Rachel Ariss, PhD
    Supervisory Privileges

    Full

    Research Supervision Areas
    • Aboriginal law
    • Gender and law
    • Law and social change
    • Reproduction and law
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 504 
    Downtown Oshawa 
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 5866
    rachel.ariss@ontariotechu.ca 

  • Sasha Baglay, PhD
    Supervisory Privileges

    Full

    Research Supervision Areas
    • Human trafficking
    • Immigration
    • Refugee protection
    Contact

    Bordessa Hall, Room 506 
    Downtown Oshawa 
    55 Bond Street East 
    Oshawa, Ontario
    905.721.8668 ext. 3459
    sasha.baglay@ontariotechu.ca 

  • Kimberley Clow, PhD