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Research at the Department of Criminology

The Department of Criminology is nationally and internationally recognized for its cutting-edge approach to a variety of criminal justice issues.

Research at the Department of Criminology

Research done at the Department of Criminology is nationally and internationally recognized for its cutting-edge approach to a variety of criminal justice issues, including crime prevention, social justice, policing, violence against women, drug policy, sex work, prisons, youth, media representations of crime, political violence, human rights, victimology and cybercrime.

Discover some of the research projects done at the Department of Criminology.

Carolyn Côté-Lussier

“High school success linked to student safety”

In the wake of the 16th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting, criminology professor Carolyn Côté-Lussier' study suggests that high schoolers who feel less safe at school have decreased learning potential, and more socioemotional problems.
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Research Initiatives

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“Corps suspect, corps deviant”

(in French) Bringing together many disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences, but particularly Criminology, this collective work takes a look at multiple social constructions of the deviant body, and on the female body in particular, revealing the interaction between dominant discourses and practices on the body.
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Research centres and chairs

Contact us

Department of Criminology

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University Private
Social Sciences Building
Room 14002
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
Map

Tel.: 613-562-5303

[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)

Note

Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic our services and our personnel are also available by MS Teams and by email.

The Social Sciences (FSS) and Vanier (VNR) buildings will be open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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