University of Alberta Prison Project


Bucerius, S. M., Schultz, W. J., & Haggerty, K. D. (2023). “That shit doesn’t fly”: Subcultural impediments to prison radicalization. Criminology, 61(1), p.157-181.

Giffin, L., Berardi, L., Haggerty, K., & Bucerius, S. (2023) Sticking points: Incarcerated women’s views on barriers to a prison needle exchange program. Incarceration, (published online first).


Bucerius, S. (2022). Has the prison a future? Crime and Justice: Prisons and Prisoners, 51.

Bucerius, S., Berardi, L., Haggerty, K. (2022). “I’m in a federal prison, and I've never felt more free”:  The multi-faceted pains experienced by incarcerated Indigenous women in Canada. In B. Crewe, B., M. Halsey, & A. Goldsmith (Eds.), Power and Pain in the Modern Prison: The Society of Captives Revisited. London: Oxford University Press

Bucerius, S. & Sveinung, S. (2022). Women in prisons. Crime and Justice: Prisons and Prisoners, 51.

Ifeonu, P.C., Haggerty, K.D., & Bucerius, S.M. (2022). Calories, commerce, and culture: The multiple valuations of food in prison. Punishment & Society.

McDonald, A. D., Berardi, L., Tetrault, J. E. C., Haggerty, K.D., Bucerius, S.M. (2022). More of the same, only worse: COVID-19 and the administrative burdens facing loved ones of incarcerated men. The British Journal of Criminology.


Bucerius, S., Ricciardelli, R., Berardi, L. (2021). COVID-19 in prisons: Country report Canada. In F. Dünkel, S. Harrendorf, and D. van Zyl Smit (Eds.), The Impact of Covid-19 on Prison Conditions and Penal Policy. New York: Routledge.

Haggerty, K.D., & Bucerius, S.M. (2021). Picking battles: Correctional officers, rules, and discretion in prison. Criminology, 59(1), 137-147.

Schultz, W.J., Bucerius, S.M., & Haggerty, K.D. (2021). The floating signifier of “radicalization”: Correctional officers’ perceptions of prison radicalization. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 48(6).

Schultz, W.J., Bucerius, S. M., & Haggerty, K.D. (2021). “I have to be a man

for my son”: The narrative uses of fatherhood in prison. Punishment & Society, 25(1), 162-180. 


Bucerius, S.M., Jones, D.J., Kohl, A. & Haggerty, K.D. (2020). Addressing the victim–offender overlap: Advancing evidence-based research to better service criminally involved people with victimization histories. Victims & Offenders, 16(1), 148-163.

Bucerius, S.M., Haggerty, K.D., Dunford, D.T. (2020). Prison as temporary refuge: Amplifying the voices of women detained in prison. British Journal of Criminology, 61(2), 519-537.

Haggerty, K.D., & Bucerius, S.M. (2020). The Proliferating Pains of Imprisonment. Incarceration, 1(1), 1-16.

Tetrault, J.E.C., Bucerius, S. M., & Haggerty, K. D. (2020). Multiculturalism under confinement: Prisoner race relations inside Western Canadian prisons. Sociology, 54(3), 1-22.

Schultz, W., Bucerius, S. M., & Haggerty, K. D. (2020). We wouldn’t let known terrorists live here: Impediments to radicalization in Western Canadian prisons. In M. Deflem, & D.M.D. Silva, D.M.D. (Eds.), Radicalization and counter-radicalization (pp. 257-273). United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.


Bucerius, S.M., Haggerty, K.D. (2019). Fentanyl behind bars: The implications of synthetic opiates for prisoners and correctional officers. International Journal of Drug Policy, 71, 133-138.

Jones, D.J., Bucerius, S.M., & Haggerty, K.D. (2019). Voices of remanded women in Western Canada: A qualitative analysis. Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, 4(3), 44-53.