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Carla Cesaroni
PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 314
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668

carla.cesaroni@ontariotechu.ca


Background

Dr. Carla Cesaroni received her PhD from the Centre of Criminology at the University of Toronto in Ontario. She joined Ontario Tech University in 2005.

Education

  • PhD, Criminology University of Toronto

Courses taught

  • Punishment and Society
  • The Prison Experience
  • Punishment and Imprisonment
  • Green Criminology

Research and expertise

Research interests:

  • Experiences and adjustment of boys and young men to incarceration.
  • Young people's perceptions of their interactions with police.
  • Trauma and masculinities among incarcerated young men.

Research supervision areas:

  • corrections/penology
  • youth justice

Dr. Cesaroni has supervised student papers and projects on topics such as: 

  • The experience of partners of incarcerated men.
  • The policing of terrorism.
  • The effect of stereotype of offender reintegration.
  • Youth correctional officer opinions of relationships with youth.
  • Examining the utility of pre-charge diversion programs.
  • Trans individuals experience of the criminal justice system.
  • Measuring success amongst high-risk youth. 
  • Youth justice policy implementation.