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Tyler Frederick

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Program Director

Criminology and Justice

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 304
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 5881


Dr. Tyler Frederick earned his PhD in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto, with a focus on crime and deviance and gender. He did his postdoctoral work at the Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Curriculum vitae


  • PhD, Sociology University of Toronto

Research and expertise

Research interests:

  • transitions away from homelessness
  • housing stability
  • youth
  • youth homelessness
  • mental health

Research supervision areas:

  • homelessness
  • youth
  • mental health
  • housing stability
  • qualitative research methods

Current and future research areas include:

  • The transition away from homelessness for youth
  • The measurement and conceptualization of housing stability
  • Relationships, family, and supports in the transition away from homelessness
  • Urban and neighbourhood community development