Faculty & Staff Directory

Executive Committee



David MacAlister, LL.M.


Saywell Hall 10134


Associate Director: 
Graduate Programs

Dr. Martin Andresen


Saywell Hall 10207


Associate Director: 
Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Sheri Fabian


Saywell Hall 10330


Manager of Academic and Administrative Services

Roxanne Jantzi


Saywell Hall 10136


Associate Director:

Dr. Ray Corrado


Saywell Hall 10310



Anderson, Gail. S.; BSc (Man), M.P.M., PhD (S Fraser); Professor

Forensic science; Use of science in criminal justice; forensic, medical and veterinary entomology; poaching/wildlife trade.

Phone: 778-782-3589        
E-mail: ganderso@sfu.ca
Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10320
Personal Website: www.sfu.ca/~ganderso


Andresen, Martin A.; BA, MA (S Fraser), PhD (UBC); Professor and 
Associate Director of Graduate Programs

Spatial crime analysis, geography of crime, environmental criminology, applied spatial statistics and geographical information analysis, (critical) quantitative methods.

Phone: 778-782-7628
Email: andresen@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10207                        
Personal Website: www.sfu.ca/~andresen/



Beauregard, Eric; BSc, MSc, PhD (Montreal); Professor

Decision-making; Offending process; Modus Operandi; Situational approach to crime; Sex offending; Homicide; Criminal profiling; Psychology of criminal investigation; Clinical criminology; Typologies.

Phone: 778-782-8134
E-mail: ebeaureg@sfu.ca                    

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10219          
Centre for Research on Sexual Violence: www.sfu.ca/crsv


Bell, Lynne S., BSc (Bradford); MSc, PhD (UCL); Professor

Forensic spectrometry; human regionalism; remote sensing and detection; physical anthropology; international crimes and genocide.

Phone: 778-782-7240        
E-mail: lynneb@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10225            Personal Website: www.sfu.ca/~lynneb


Bouchard, Martin; BSc, MSc, PhD (Montreal); Professor and
Director, International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC)

The measurement and organization of illegal drug markets; the role of social capital in criminal careers; criminal networks; criminal achievement; criminological theory; estimating the size of criminal populations.

Phone: 778-782-8135
Email: mbouchard@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10316       Personal Website:  mbcriminology.com   
                                                                            ICCRC: sfu.ca/iccrc/



Boyd, Neil T.; BA (WOnt), LLB, LLM (York); Professor

Critical analysis of Canadian criminal law; homicide; Canadian narcotics legislation; the legal control of pornography; workplace violence; biology of male and female violence.

Phone: 778-782-4305
Email: nboyd@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10134        Personal Website: www.neilboyd.net



Brantingham, Patricia L.; AB (Col), MA (Fordham), MSP, PhD (Florida State);
Professor and RCMP University Research Chair in Computational Criminology

Computational criminology; pattern theory; environmental criminology; crime prevention through environmental design; criminal justice planning; policy evaluations.

Phone: 778-782-3515
Email: pbrantin@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10110


Brantingham, Paul J.; AB, JD (Col), DipCriminol (Cantab); Professor and
RCMP University Research Chair in Crime Analysis

Computational criminology; environmental criminology; ecology of crime; crime analysis; historical criminology; comparative criminal justice; legal aid and related matters.

Phone: 778-782-4175
Email: branting@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10112


Brockman, Joan; BA (Sask), MA (Alta), LLB (Calgary), LLM (UBC); Professor

The sociology of professions; Corporate financial crimes and misconduct; White collar crime; The use of social science research evidence in court; Women in the professions; Feminist jurisprudence, methodology, and perspectives; Criminal law, procedure and evidence; Wrongful convictions.

Phone: 778-782-4036
Email: brockman@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10229        Personal Website: www.sfu.ca/~brockman


Cartwright, Barry; BA (S Fraser), MA (UBC), PhD (S Fraser); Senior Lecturer

Criminological theory; sociology of deviance; school violence; qualitative research methods; cyber-research.

Phone: 778-782-5524
Email: bcartwri@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10318


Corrado, Raymond R.; BA (Mich. State), MA, PhD (Northwestern); Professor and Associate Director of Research

Youth violence; comparative juvenile justice; terrorism; mental health and crime; victimization; evaluation research; political crime.

Phone: 778-782-3629
Email: corrado@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10310


Davies, Garth; BA, MA (S Fraser), PhD (Rutgers); Associate Professor

Terrorism; communities and crime; housing and crime; policing; criminological theory; statistical analyses and research methods.

Phone: 778-782-4764
Email: garthd@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10328


Fabian, Sheri; PhD, MA, Extended Studies Diploma (S Fraser), BA (UBC);
Senior Lecturer and Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs

Criminal harassment; intimate partner violence, research methods, policy analysis, academic dishonesty.

Phone: 778-782-8136
Email: sfabian@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10330


Frank, Richard; BMath (Waterloo), PhD - Computer Science (S Fraser),
PhD - Criminology (S Fraser); Assistant Professor and Associate Director, International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC)

Cybercrime; hackers' and extremists' use of the internet; data-mining and classification; computational criminology; environmental criminology.

Phone: 778-782-4158
Email: rfrank@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10211


Glackman, William; BA (Calif), MA, PhD (S Fraser); Associate Professor and Director Criminology Research Centre

Research methodology; program evaluation; multivariate statistical techniques; forensic psychology; deinstitutionalization; sex offender treatment; public perceptions of crime.

Phone: 778-782-4041/4127
Email: glackman@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10314


Gordon, Robert M.; BA (La Trobe), MA (S Fraser), PhD (UBC); Professor and Associate Dean of Arts and Social Sciences

Economic and corporate crime and corporate regulation, including crimes against the environment; young offenders, youth justice and youth gangs; health law, including mental health law; adult guardianship and adult protection law, including the law relating to public guardians and trustees; abuse and neglect of the elderly; restorative justice.

Phone: 778-782-9739
Email: rgordon@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10326


Griffiths, Curt T.; BA, MA, PhD (Montana); Professor

Comparative criminal justice process and decision making; comparative criminal justice; legal reform and community capacity-building; the design and delivery of effective development assistance initiatives; policing, including strategies for resource allocation and deployment; corrections, including the formulation and application of corrections policy and the effectiveness of correctional interventions.

Phone: 778-782-8418
Email: griffith@sfu.ca       

Surrey office: SUR 5160

Personal Website: www.justiceexpert.com


Kinney, J. Bryan; BA (UBC), MA, PhD (S Fraser); Associate Professor, Asst. Director Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies (ICURS)

Environmental Criminology Theory, Geography of Crime, Police Studies, Crime Prevention and Crime Reduction, Quantitative Research Methods, Court Sentencing Patterns, Historical Criminology.

Phone: 778-782-3892
Email: bkinney@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10205

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Lysova, Alexandra (Sasha); MA, C.Sc., D.Sc. (Russia), PhD (Univ. Toronto); Assistant Professor

Violent crime; intimate partner violence; female victims and offenders; male victims of partner violence; homicide; cross-cultural studies of crime; criminological theory.

Phone: 778-782-3018
Email: alysova@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10213


MacAlister, David; BA (S Fraser), J.D. (UBC), MA (S Fraser), LL.M. (Queens); Associate Professor and Director of School of Criminology

Criminal Law; criminal procedure and evidence; civil liberties and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms; sentencing; policing and police powers; criminal justice accountability; wrongful conviction; legal responses to terrorism; philosophy of law; legal aspects of youth justice.

Phone: 778-782-4305
Email: dmacalis@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10134                                                          


Madu, Neil A.; BA (S Fraser), MA (Vic); Lecturer and Coordinator of Field Practice

Correctional counselling; ethical dimensions and issues for helping professionals; rights of persons with developmental disabilities; effective communication and wellness; zen and the art of helping; application and process of therapeutic theory; multiple dimensions of human potential.

Phone: 778-782-4035
Email: nmadu@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10201


McCuish, Evan; MA, PhD (S Fraser); Assistant Professor

Criminal careers; desistance;developmental criminology; life course criminology; psychopathy; sexual offending; violence; young offenders.

Phone: 778-782-4549
Email: Evan_McCuish@sfu. ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10215


Morrison, Brenda; BA (UBC), PhD (Australian National); Associate Professor

Social regulation; civil society; self-interest and interdependence; compliance and deviance; reason, emotion and behavior; restorative justice, particularly in the context of schools and education.

Phone: 778-782-7627
Email: brendam@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10217

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Murdoch, Danielle; BA (S Fraser), MPhil (University of Cambridge), PhD (S Fraser); Lecturer

Corrections policy and practice; comparative corrections; prisons and incarceration; research methods; prisoner release and reintegration.

Phone: 778-782-4205
Email: dmurdoch@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10221


Myers, Nicole; BA Hons (Guelph), MA, PhD (Toronto); Assistant Professor

Bail; remand/pre-trial detention; court processing; punishment; sentencing; corrections; criminal justice policy.

Phone: 778-782-9943
Email: n_myers@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10322

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O'Doherty, Tamara C.; BA (UFV), JD (UBC), MA (SFU), PhD (SFU); Limited Term Lecturer

Critical legal studies, criminal law, human rights and civil liberties, victimization and commercial sex, gender and law, mixed methods and legal analysis, evidentiary issues in criminal law, criminalization of immigration, human trafficking, and social policy analysis.

Phone: 778-782-3185
Email: tco@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10332 


Palys, Ted S.; BA, MA (Manitoba), PhD (Car); Professor

Research methods and methodology, sociology of science; aboriginal/indigenous justice and self-determination; sociology of international law; research ethics; research confidentiality and privilege.

Phone: 778-782-4037
Email: palys@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10334            Personal Website: www.sfu.ca/~palys/


Parent, Rick; BA, MA, PhD (S Fraser); Associate Professor

Policing; police accountability and ethics; crisis negotiations; recruiting and training;
strategic community based-policing; international peace keeping; the police use of deadly force.

Phone: 778-782-8421
Email: rparent@sfu.ca

Surrey Office: SUR 5161           Personal Website: www.rickparent.ca


Verdun-Jones, Simon N.; BA, MA (Camb), LLM, JSD (Yale); Professor

Criminal law; procedure and evidence; Canadian and international mental health law and policy; criminal law reform; comparative criminal law and procedure; mentally disordered offenders; Canadian criminal justice system; criminal justice history; victims' rights; family violence and the law; plea bargaining; sexual abuse of children and the law; mental disorder defence, fitness to stand trial; international perspectives on criminal justice; sentencing; expert testimony; violence and aggression in mental health facilities; long-term and dangerous offenders; risk assessment and risk management; psychopathy and the criminal justice system; international criminal justice and the International Criminal Court.

                                                                    Phone: 778-782-3032
                                                                    Email: verdunj@sfu.ca

                                                                    Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10223


Wong, Jennifer S.; BA (UBC), MA (Calif), MPhil, PhD (RAND); Associate Professor

Policy analysis, program evaluation, quantitative research methods, cost-benefit analysis, meta-analysis and systematic review, crime prevention/reduction, youth crime and violence, risk factors and predictors of antisocial behaviour/crime, recidivism.

Phone: 778-782-8148
Email: jenwong@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10324

Professors Emeriti


Burtch, Brian; BA (Queens), MA (Tor), PhD (UBC); Professor Emeritus

Criminological theory; prisons; sociology of law; critical criminology; gender and law; midwifery, and family law; mature students' access to post-secondary education.

Email: burtch@sfu.ca

Personal Website:  www.sfu.ca/personal/burtch/


Faith, Karlene; BA, PhD (Calif); Professor Emerita 

Feminist theory; gender/race/class relations and crime; media imagery of criminalized women; philosophical/historical criminology; women's prisons; witch-hunts; social justice; political prisoners; prisoner auto/biographies; prison abolition.

Email: faith@sfu.ca


Fattah, Ezzat A.; LL.L (Cairo), MA, PhD (Montr), FRSC, Dhc (Liege); Professor Emeritus

Theoretical and comparative criminology; crime and social change/social development; integrative theories/models in criminology; theoretical and applied victimology; theories of victimization (and of target selection); fear of crime/fear of victimization; crime and victimization of the elderly; restorative justice; mediation; criminal law reform; criminal policy; punishment and deterrence; death penalty.

Email: fattah@sfu.ca


Jackson, Margaret A.; BA (Calif), MA, PhD (Tor); Professor Emerita

Criminal justice policy analysis; violence against women and children; judicial attitudes, sentencing behaviour and risk assessment.

Phone: 778-782-4040
Email: margarej@sfu.ca

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10227


Lowman, John; BA (Sheff), MA (York), PhD (UBC); Professor Emeritus

Critical criminology; prostitution; prostitution law; sociology of punishment; research confidentiality;assisted suicide.

Phone: 778-782-3185
Email: lowman@sfu.ca

Personal Website: users.uniserve.com/~lowman

In Memoriam


Elliott, Liz; BPE (Ottawa), MSW (Carleton), PhD (S Fraser); Associate Professor

Restorative/transformative justice; social philosophy of punishment and abolitionism; critical analysis of the prison; fear of crime; prison writing; prison ethnography; prison education; criminological theory.