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Jordan Harel

Associate Teaching Professor

Criminology and Justice

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 508
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 5919


Dr. Jordan Harel is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Faculty of Social Science and Humanities Teaching Excellence Award.

He received his PhD in Sociology from Western University, with his dissertation research focusing on white-collar crime. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, he completed his Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Waterloo. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Behaviour: Psychological and Social Perspectives from Western University, where he was the recipient of the University of Western Ontario Gold Medal for his undergraduate achievement. 


  • PhD, Sociology Western University

Courses taught

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Social Control
  • Classical Theories of Crime
  • Organized Crime
  • Corporate Crime

Research and expertise

  • corporate crime
  • financial crime
  • organizational and occupational deviance/crime
  • white-collar crime