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Associate Professor, Criminology, Athabasca University

Dr. Carolyn Greene is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at Athabasca University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Criminal Justice and Public Policy) from the University of Guelph, a Master of Arts degree (Criminology) from the University of Toronto and completed her Ph.D. (Criminology) at the University of Toronto.

Currently, her research is focussed on three SSHRC-funded studies examining immigrant perceptions of police in Canada; experiences of invasive policing practices in Toronto; and community perceptions of and experiences with safe consumption services in Edmonton, Calgary., and Lethbridge. Her research interests are broadly focused within policing, youth justice operations/policy, reintegration, and perceptions of and experiences with criminal justice institutions, including those who work within them. Dr. Greene's research has been published in national and international journals, including Crime and Delinquency, the International Journal of Drug Policy, the British Journal of Criminology, Feminist Criminology, and the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Criminology, Athabasca University


  • 2011 
    University of Toronto, PhD Criminology