Welcome to the School of Criminology

The School of Criminology is one of the largest in Canada and on the Pacific Rim and is one of the leading criminology and criminal justice teaching and research centres in the world.

The School has a complement of over 30 full time faculty members, a large number of adjunct professors and associate members, over 1,000 declared majors, minors and honours students, and more than 100 graduate students at the MA and PhD levels.

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Anti-Racism Statement

We are so proud of our students and their commitment to anti-racism in all of its forms, as is demonstrated in their public statement found here. The School of Criminology has established a related working group and looks forward to engaging with students, staff, faculty and others in prioritizing anti-racism in all of our undertakings and across the institution.

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Explore student, faculty and alumni stories that you might have missed out in the past.

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Criminology News

  • November 12, 2020
    Q&A Series with Assistant Professor Zachary Rowan
    Getting a chance to do empirical research while interning at a law firm led Assistant Professor Zachary Rowan to find his passion that eventually led to completing his PhD.
  • November 03, 2020
    Q&A Series with Assistant Professor Alexandra Lysova
    Alexandra Lysova's research and teaching specifically focuses on intimate partner violence and homicide. She believes that addressing the needs of male victims can help reduce violence not only against men, but also women & children in the relationship.