Affiliated Faculty and Researchers

Dr. Luca Berardi

Dr. Berardi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at McMaster University. A criminologist and urban ethnographer by training, his research focuses on the relationship between social inequality, violence, and victimization in social housing and criminal justice institutions. His doctoral work involved 5-years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Toronto social housing development plagued by gun violence. More recently, he has collaborated on the University of Alberta Prison Project, where his work centres on the victim-offender overlap among federally incarcerated people, the experiences of loved ones of incarcerated people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and an examination of the barriers to prisoner re-entry and re-integration. He is co-editor (with Drs. Bucerius and Haggerty) of the Oxford Handbook of Ethnographies of Crime and Criminal Justice (2022) and his journal articles appear in the British Journal of Criminology, Qualitative Sociology, Social Science & Medicine, Policing & Society, City & Community, and Canadian Journal of Sociology.

Twitter Handle: @BerardiLuca;


Dr. Holly Campeau

Dr. Holly Campeau is an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo.  She specializes in the intersection between criminology, cultural sociology, and sociology of law. She is also Senior Researcher with the Global Justice Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto, focusing on justice reform. Her research involves fieldwork and qualitative methods to examine the cultural structures and processes underlying law, policing and criminal justice. She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Grant to expand a study of police-citizen interactions from the perspective of both officers and arrested individuals.

Dr. Campeau received her PhD (2016) in Sociology from the University of Toronto, where she split her time between the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies. Her doctoral dissertation work (supported by SSHRC and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship) received numerous awards, including the Dennis William Magill Canada Research Award, and best paper awards from both the Canadian Sociological Association and American Sociological Association (Section on Culture).

Campeau has published multiple articles focusing on a range of topics, including police culture, organizational change, courts and police-citizen encounters. Her work is published in American Journal of Cultural Sociology, British Journal of Criminology, Policing & Society, Social Problems, and The Sociological Quarterly

Dr. Carolyn Greene

Carolyn Greene is an Associate Professor at Athabasca University. She completed her a PhD (Criminology) at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include perceptions of and experiences with the criminal justice system, and the intersections between policing, houselessness, and public health. She is currently involved with research projects examining immigrants’ pre- and post-migration experiences with and perceptions of police; resident experiences of invasive policing practices in Toronto's inner-city; community perceptions of Safe Consumption Services; and a cross-jurisdictional study of the perceptions and experiences of people experiencing homelessness in Canada. She teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of policing, youth justice, corrections and penology, crime and intelligence analysis, and graduate research methods. She supervises both undergraduate and graduate student research. 

Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a Full Time Faculty member in the Justice Studies Program at NorQuest College. He worked in the justice system for 28 years. He spent 3 years as a correctional officer and 25 years with the Edmonton Police Service, obtaining the rank of Inspector. Dan earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Cambridge in Applied Criminology. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Huddersfield.