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Dr. Stephanie Latty

Assistant Professor


Dr. Stephanie Latty is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology. She received her Ph.D from the University of Toronto in the Collaborative Women and Gender Studies Program in the Department of Social Justice Education. Stephanie’s areas of expertise include Black feminisms, critical race theory, anti-Blackness, carcerality, gendered violence, and abolition. Her current research examines the media and legal discourses surrounding Black women and girls who have experienced strip-searching and other forms of state violence in Canada. Prior to higher education, Stephanie worked in the mental health field in front line, community education and policy capacities.


Univeristy Degree
University of Toronto Ph.D, Social Justice Education and Women and Gender Studies
Ryerson University Master of Social Work
Laurentian University Hons. Bachelor of Social Work


Course Code Course Title
CRM 101 Understanding Crime in Canadian Society
CRM 601 Violence in Society
CRM 318 Violence in Communities

Selected Publications