Criminology Faculty

Lorree Bogden

MA (Simon Fraser)

Women in conflict with the law, media and crime

Tel: 604 777 6158 (Coquitlam campus)

Email: bogdenl@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes running a reintegration program for high-risk female offenders and counselling men and women in trouble with the law with addictions and anger management problems.

 

Research interests

Research interests include reintegrative efforts for federally sentenced female offenders, issues concerning women in conflict with the law and crime and the media.

 

Graeme Bowbrick

QC, LLM (UBC), LLB (Victoria)

Administrative law, employment law, human rights law

Tel: 604 527 5647 (New Westminster campus)

Email: bowbrickg@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience as a private practitioner and in government as a cabinet minister and MLA. Held several positions in government including Attorney General of B.C. and Minister of Advanced Education.

 

Research interests

Interests include development and implementation of public policy in the criminal justice system. Substantive law interests include constitutional law, criminal law, civil law, human rights and civil liberties.

 

John Cater

MA (Windsor), former RCMP

Policing, organized crime and gang activity, major crime investigations

Tel: 604 527 5841 (New West. campus)

Email: caterj@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Operational experience across the majority of police business lines, with a particular focus on complex Major Crime investigations, advanced police techniques and strategies. 

 

Research interests

Research interests relate to organized crime and gang activity, trans national crime, intelligence led policing and serial offenders. 

 

Tara Chang

Coordinator for the Youth Justice Program

MA (Simon Fraser)

Youth and youth justice issues, criminological theory

Tel: 604 527 5597 (Coquitlam campus)

Email: changt@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes working with youth and young offenders in the courts.

 

Research interests

Research interests include youth, young offenders and criminology theory.

 

Lisa David

LLB, LLM (UBC)

Civil litigation, Human rights and civil liberties

Tel: 604 527 5301 (New Westminster campus)

Email: davidl@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience as a private practitioner in civil litigation. Also, provided access to justice for low income clients in the areas of criminal law, family law, tort law, contract law and wills and estates.

 

Research interests

Areas of interest include criminal law, the administration of justice, constitutional law, civil law, human rights, civil liberties and  wrongful convictions.

 

Beth de Beer

MA (Simon Fraser)

Corrections, female offenders and feminist theory

Tel: 604 527 5341 (New Westminster campus)

Email: deBeerb@douglascollege.ca 

 

Experience

Experience includes work in adult and youth probation, corrections and prison education.

 

Research interests

Research areas concentrate on correctional issues, female offenders, fear of crime and feminist studies.

 

Caroline Greaves

MA, PhD (Simon Fraser University)

Sex offenders and offences, mental health, risk assessment, research methods, forensic psychology 

Tel: 604 527 5301 (New Westminster campus)

Email: greavesc@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Professional experience includes development and implementation of risk assessment instruments, training and education with forensic/clinical practitioners.

 

Research interests

Research experience includes criminal justice involved mentally disordered populations, general and sex offenders.

 

Alicia Horton

BA (Hon 1st SFU), MA, PhD (Queen’s University)

Tel: 604 527 5964 (New West. campus)

Email: hortona1@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience with field research, participant observation and in-depth qualitative interviewing with hard to reach populations.

 

Research interests

Research areas of interest include prison culture, prison violence and conflict survival strategies, research ethics, body studies and popular criminology. Theoretical interest in gender and masculinities, symbolic interactionist, constructionist and social problems theories.

 

Carla Hotel

Chair

MA (Simon Fraser), MEd, Counselling Psychology (University of British Columbia)

Interpersonal communications, problem solving and decision making in criminal justice settings, and victimization.

Tel: 604 527 5313 (New Westminster campus)

Email: hotelc@douglascollege.ca 

 

EXPERIENCE

Professional experience includes child and adolescent mental health and family violence counselling and addictions outpatient treatment. Criminal justice and social program evaluation, and public policy development and analysis. Police governance and oversight roles as Director on municipal (NWPB) and provincial executive (BCAPB) police boards, as well as municipal victim assistance unit board (NWVAU). Current Director on Metro Vancouver (South Coast) Transit Police Board

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Research areas include sexual violence and rape culture, violence risk and threat assessment, education and employment access for marginalized youth, post-traumatic stress injuries in first response professions, public policy analysis, and program outcome evaluation.

 

Niki Huitson

PhD (SFU), MA (SFU), MPM (SFU)

Biosocial models of crime and deviance, policy analysis, research methods, and forensics

Tel: 604 777 6058 (Coquitlam campus)

Email: huitsonn@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes death scene investigator, forensic entomologist, and crime prevention researcher.

 

Research interests

Research interests include fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, addictions, criminal justice and health policy, risk factors and predictors of behavior, and forensics. 

 

Kathy Hunter

LLB (Dalhousie)

Criminal law, constitutional law, civil liberties

Tel: 604 527 5310 (New Westminster campus)

Email: hunterk@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experienced private practitioner and Crown counsel in the area of criminal law.

 

Research interests

Areas of interest include criminal and constitutional law, evidence, civil liberties, and young offenders.

 

Aaren Ivers

MA, PhD Candidate (Simon Fraser)

Tel: 604-527-6038 (Coquitlam campus) 

Email: iversa@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Indigenous justice, illicit drug markets, drug policy, research ethics Research interests include Indigenous law and jurisdiction, Indigenous involvement in Canada’s criminal justice system, cannabis policy, and online drug markets.

 

Research interests

Research related to the protection of research confidentiality has been published in the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics.

Hannele Jantti

MA (Simon Fraser)

Young offenders, Indigenous justice

Tel: 604 527 5742 (New Westminster campus)

Email: janttih@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes child protection and social work for provincial government, and community work in substance abuse prevention.

 

Research interests

Research interests include Indigenous justice issues and young offenders.

 

Patrick Lalonde

 

PhD (Waterloo)

Canadian Border Security, Migration, Policing, and Surveillance

Email:  lalondep@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes prior work as a border services officer through FSEWP with Canada Border Services Agency as well as in-depth institutional analysis of CBSA policies and training practices.

 

Research interests

Research interests include Canadian border security, surveillance, policing, and technologization and simulation of migration/mobility.

 

Noah Neaman

LLM (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Criminal law, human rights, international law, environmental law

Tel: 604 527 5053 (New Westminster campus)

Email: neamann@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experienced as a private practitioner, courtroom duty counsel and criminal defense, Sierra Legal Defense Fund and Law Courts Education Society.

 

Research interests

Areas of interest include human rights, international law and criminal and civil law.

 

Colleen Pawlychka

PhD (Simon Fraser)

Restorative justice, community and institutional corrections, prisoners, masculinities, childhood psychological trauma.

Tel: 604-527-5053 (New Westminster campus)

Email: pawlychkac@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experienced in restorative justice and conflict resolution, correctional practice and policy, prisoner reintegration, community crime prevention.

 

Research interests

Areas of interest include trauma-informed correctional practices, punishment, institutional corrections & prison reform, violent offenders, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program.

 

Charmaine Perkins

PhD (SFU)

Tel: 604-527-5053 (New Westminster campus)

Email: perkinsc@douglascollege.ca

Qualitative research methods, Genocide and mass atrocities against civilians (international human rights law), Minorities and the criminal justice system, Crime and media.

 

Nahanni Pollard

PhD (Simon Fraser)

Policing, Crime prevention, Statistics

Tel: 604 527 5510 (New Westminster campus)

Email: pollardn@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Professional experience involves applied research and consulting for numerous municipal and RCMP departments across Canada, as well as several years as the VPD Planning and Policy Advisor. Recently appointed by the Director of Police Services to the Provincial Municipal Policing Transition Study Committee, tasked with developing and assessing the transition plan for the Surrey Police Department.  Professional website:  www.nrpjusticeconsulting.com

 

Research interests

Research interests focus primarily on policing, and include police deployment analysis, performance evaluation, program evaluation, and police policy development.  Additional interests include CPTED and crime prevention, crime analysis, and quantitative research methods and statistics.

 

Principal Publications

Co-author of the Criminology 1120 textbook, "Canadian Policing" with C. Campbell and J. Cater.

 

Andrew Reid

PhD (Simon Fraser)

Sentencing, courts, policing, crime prevention, crime analysis

Tel: 604 527 5838 (New Westminster campus)

Email:  reida3@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Experience includes researching at the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, victim services casework and working with at-risk youth. 

 

Research interests

Research interests include criminal case processing patterns, crime prevention evaluation, economics of policing and harm reduction policy.

 

Principal Publications

Research has been published in the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, among others.

 

Michael Sporer

LLB (Alberta)

Law and liberty, private law, constitutional law 

Tel: 604 527 5562 (New Westminster campus)

Email: sporerm@douglascollege.ca

 

Experience

Professional experience as a civil litigator with an emphasis on tort litigation. Has previously served on the Executive of the Trial Lawyers' Association of British Columbia and served on the Judicial Advisory Committee for British Columbia (2009-2011).  

Recognized as a Master Advocate by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and a long time member of the Editorial Board of the Verdict.

 

Research interests

Primary academic interests include the relationship between law and liberty, the moral and legal limits of state power and the history and future of freedom in the West.

 

Retired Faculty:

Colin Campbell

Faculty Emeritus

PhD (Simon Fraser), Retired

Canadian gambling regulation, public and private law enforcement

 

Experience

Experience includes research and policy analysis for private and public sector agencies, including the Commission of Inquiry into the Nanaimo Commonwealth Holding Society.

 

Research interests

Research interests include socio-legal history of Canadian gambling laws and regulatory policies, gambling and crime, and the political economy of gambling. 

 

Linda Fisher

MA (Simon Fraser)

Indigenous and criminal justice issues, professional skills development

 

Experience

Experience includes research and policy development in northern and Indigenous justice issues.

 

Research interests

Areas of research include Indigenous and the administration of justice, and professional and job skill development for criminal justice students.

Cynthia Fulton

Faculty Emeritus

LLB (Victoria), Retired

Criminal law, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the administration of justice

 

Experience

Experience in labour and administrative law as counsel to the BC Labour Relations Board and in criminal prosecutions as Crown Counsel with the BC Ministry of the Attorney General, as well as in private practice.

 

Research interests

Research interests include criminal law, the administration of justice, constitutional law and mentally ill offenders.

 

Randy Mackoff

PhD (British Columbia), Retired

Criminal victimization, police psychology

 

Experience

Experienced in private practice as a registered psychologist with the Canadian Registry of Health Care Providers.

 

Research interests

Research interests include criminal victimization and police psychology.

Contract Faculty:

Rusty Antonuk

 

 

 

 

Jonas Dow

 

 dowj@douglascollege.ca

This email address will be activated mid November

Tracey Dowdeswell

 

 

 

PhD (Osgoode Hall Law School), LLB and BCL (McGill), MA, (SFU), B.Sc. (University of Alberta)

Email: dowdeswellt@douglascollege.ca

 

Maike Knoechelman

 

MA, PhD Student (Simon Fraser University)

Email: knoechelmannm@douglascollege.ca

 

Dave Lyon

 

 

 

 

Logan Macnair

 

PhD (Simon Fraser University)

Email: macnairl@douglascollege.ca

 

Gurinder Mann

 

 

MA (Simon Fraser), MA (University of British Columbia)

 

gmann20@douglascollege.ca

Jeffrey Mathesius

 

 

PhD Student (Simon Fraser University)

 

mathesiusj@douglascollege.ca

Rick Parent

Sgt. Retired.
Contract faculty
University. Retired.

PhD (Simon Fraser University), Delta Police Department

Associate Professor, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser

Email: rparent@sfu.ca or parentr@douglascollege.ca

 

Aynsley Pescitelli

 

 

 

 

PhD Candidate (SFU), MA (SFU), BA (1st Class Hons) (SFU)

 

apescite@douglascollege.ca

This email address will be activated mid November.

 

 

 

 

 

For General Inquiries

For Criminology general inquiries, please contact Humanities and Social Sciences at 604 527 5780. 

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