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Dr. Tammy Landau

Associate Professor
416-979-5000 Ext. 556198


Dr. Landau is Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology. She 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 and the the Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services.


University Degree
University of Toronto BSc
University of Toronto MA
University of Toronto PhD


Course Code Course Title
CRM 100 Introduction to Canadian Criminal Justice
CRM 202 Victims and the Criminal Process
CRM 406 Seminar in Criminal Justice

Selected Publications

  • Landau, T. (2024). Challenging Notions: Critical Victimology. Third Edition. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, in press.
  • Landau, T (2023). “Police Accountability and Legitimacy”. in Forensic Psychology, Crime and Policing: Key Issues and Practical Debates. Corteen, K., Steele, R., Cross, N and McManus, M. (Eds.). Bristol, UK: Policy Press, pp. 210-212. (invited)
  • Landau, T. (2018) “Racial Profiling of Women in Canada: Beyond a ‘Gender-Free’ Lens”, in L. Foster, L. Jacobs, B. Siu, and S. Azmi (Eds.) Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada: The New Legal Landscape. Toronto: Irwin Law. Pp. 197-218.
  • Landau, T. (2017). “Contexts and Consequences of Racial Profiling of Women.” Journal of Canadian Diversity. 14(1), pp.32-34.
  • Landau, T. (2016). “Critical Victimology” in Corteen, K., Morley, S., Taylor P., & Turner, J. (Eds.). A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press, pp. 40-41. (invited).
  • Landau, T. and Varma, K. (2014). “A Tale of Three Programs – Reflections on Criminological Studies at Ryerson University.” Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Studies. Special Issue on Post-Secondary Justice Studies, 4 (Fall), pp. 95-102. (invited).