Tammy Landau, Ryerson University

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* On leave until September 2022. Associate Professor Toronto, Ontario tlandau@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6198

Bio/Research

Criminal Justice Professor Landau received her PhD in criminology from the Centre of Criminology at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis examined the emergence of First Nations Policing in remote Aboriginal communities in the James Bay/Hudson Bay region of Northern Ontario. Dr. Landau w...

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Bio/Research

Criminal Justice Professor Landau received her PhD in criminology from the Centre of Criminology at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis examined the emergence of First Nations Policing in remote Aboriginal communities in the James Bay/Hudson Bay region of Northern Ontario. Dr. Landau was a Senior Research and Policy Advisor to the Commission of Inquiry into Events at the Prison for Women in Kingston (Arbour Commission), and has been a consultant to federal, provincial and local governments on a range of justice issues. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto. In August 2004, Dr. Landau was appointed to the Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services where she served until May, 2012. Her current research interests include police accountability, Aboriginal justice issues and critical victimology. She is currently working on a project (with Sumaoi Ugas) on racial profiling of women in the community.

Dr. Landau has taught a broad range of courses offered to both program and non-program students, including Introduction to Canadian Criminal Justice (CRM100), Understanding Crime in Canadian Society (CRM101), Cross-Cultural Values and Communication (JUS400), Victims and the Criminal Process (CRM202), Advanced Seminar (JUS700), and Research Methods and Data Analysis (JUS505). She is the co-ordinator of JUS80, Research Paper.


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