Bachelor of arts - Criminology (Maj), Sociology (min)

York University, Toronto, ON

Sept 2003 - Jun 2007

Sept 2008 - Oct 2009

My Education

Teacher/student/collaborator/photographer

  • Recruitment Scholarship, York University ($2,000), Sept 2003
  • Faculty of Arts, Dean’s Honour List
  • Faculty of Arts, Named to the Faculty of Arts Academic Achievement List

Daena Crosby

Masters of arts - Socio-legal studies

York University, Toronto, ON

Daena Crosby © All rights reserved.

  • Major Research Paper: The Politics of ‘Community’ and the Scarborough Youth Justice Committee: A Conversation of Governance, Risk and the Production of the “Good ‘Canadian’ Citizen” - Supervised by Professor Kimberley White. 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Province of Ontario ($15,000), Sept 2008 – Apr 2009

Sept 2010 - Present

Doctorate of philosophy, sociology

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

  • Research areas: Critical criminology, critical youth studies, youth justice, youth work/social service delivery, community/relationship-building, qualitative interviewing, peacemaking circles, urban marginalization, racialization of space, gentrification.  
  • Dissertation title: Speak and Be Heard: Indigenous Young Peoples’ Voices in Two Prairie Cities - Supervised by Professor Bryan Hogeveen. 


Awards and Grants

  • City of Edmonton Graduate Fellowship, University of Alberta ($6,500), Dec 2015
  • Sociology Doctoral Research Grant, University of Alberta ($2,500), Mar 2015
  • Diane Elizabeth Cossins Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Criminology, University of Alberta ($7,800), Oct 2012
  • Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, Province of Alberta ($15,000), Sept 2011 – Apr 2012
  • Provost Doctoral Award, University of Alberta ($5,184), Sept 2011 – Apr 2012
  • Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, Province of Alberta ($15,000), Sept 2010 – Apr 2011
  • Provost Doctoral Award, University of Alberta ($4,500), Sept 2010 – Apr 2012
  • Recruitment Scholarship, Sociology Department, University of Alberta ($3,000), Sept 2010