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Erin Dej Joins Robsoncrim.com


You may have read James Gacek's recent post: "Birds of a Feather Fight Drones Together". In that spirit of togetherness (not of drones) we welcome Erin Dej to the Robsoncrim.com team! We continue to develop our interdisciplinary approach to criminal law, criminology and justice related issues. Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Erin Dej is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow with the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, York University. She received her doctorate in Criminology from the University of Ottawa. Her area of research includes homelessness, mental health, the criminalization of marginalized people, and autonomy among homeless men and women. She has also conducted research projects on the legislative shifts to the not criminally responsible designation, and the medicalization/ criminalization /racialization of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Dr. Dej has taught in the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa, as well as in the Department of Law and Legal Studies and at the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carleton University. Dr. Dej teaches in the areas of punishment, law, criminology, and mental health.