I hold an MA in Criminology from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Sociology with Special Reference to Criminology from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.
I have previously taught at The University of Alberta, University of Toronto, York University, Ryerson University, Trent University, The University of Windsor, Humber College and Grant McEwan College.
My research interests are in murder, the sociology of law, crime and the media, and First Nations peoples and injustice.
I am presently working in the area of homicide.
Violence in Canada. (edited with P. O'Reilly). Toronto: DeSitter, 2016
The Canadian Criminal Justice System. 2nd edition (with K. Dowler et al) Toronto: Pearson, 2008.
The Environment and Canadian Society. Toronto: Pearson, 1997.
Post Critical Criminology. Toronto: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Down and Out in Canada: Homeless Canadians. 1993. Toronto: CSPI.
Serial and Mass Murder: Theory, Research and Policy. 1995. Toronto: CSPI
Youth Injustice. 2nd Edition. (Co-edited). Toronto: CSPI, 2001.
The New Criminologies in Canada: Crime, State and Control. 1985. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
Deviant Designations: Crime, Law and Deviance in Canada. Toronto: Butterworths, 1983, 1987.
Office location: GRH123
Languages spoken: English
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