academic 

Lead Interviewer, Youth Bans: Policy, Implementation, and the Perspectives of Youth           Jan – Jul 2016
and Stakeholders, Old Strathcona Community Mapping and Planning Committee

​​Research Assistant, Women’s Studies Department, University of Alberta                     Jan 2015 – May 2015
Supervisor: Dr. Michelle Meagher, Publishing Feminisms Symposium


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                May 2014 – Aug 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Bryan Hogeveen


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                May 2014 – Aug 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Amy Kaler


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                               May 2013 – Aug 2013 Supervisor: Dr. Bryan Hogeveen

               

Research Assistant, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta                                   Sept 2012 – Jun 2013
Supervisor: Dr. Yoshitaka Iwasaki, Community–University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth and Families, Youth Engagement Project.


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                               Sept 2010 – Sept 2012
Supervisor: Dr. Bryan Hogeveen, SSHRC Funded Project – Experiencing Neoliberalism in Two Prairie Cities


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                                    Aug 2012
Supervisor: Dr. Jana Grekul


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                           May – Jul 2012
Supervisor: Dr. Bryan Hogeveen


Research Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                 Mar 2011 – May 2011
Supervisor: Dr. Amy Kaler and Professor Arif Alibhai, SSHRC Funded Project – Gender and Well-Being in the Households of Persons Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment

Publications

Course Director, Sociology Department, MacEwan University                                                 Jul – Aug 2016

SOC 377 - Sociology of Youth 


Course Director, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                                 Jan – Apr 2016
SOC 224 – Sociology of Deviance and Conformity

Teaching Assistant, Women's and Gender Studies Department, University of Alberta Sept 2015 - Dec 2015

Supervisor: Michelle Meagher, WGS 101 – Representations of Women and Girls 


Course Director, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                       Jul 2015 – Aug 2015 

SOC 224 - Crime and Deviance 


Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                Sept 2014 – Dec 2014
Supervisor: Professor Bryan Hogeveen, SOC 321 – Youth Crime and Society

Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                 Sept 2013 – Apr 2014
Supervisor: Professor Amy Kaler, SOC 301 – Sociology of Gender 


Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                   Jan 2013 – Apr 2013
Supervisor: Professor Amy Kaler, SOC 301 – Sociology of Gender


Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, University of Alberta                                Sept 2012 – Dec 2012
Supervisor: Professor Jana Grekul, SOC 100 – Introduction to Sociology (with Community Service Learning component)



Research  

Daena Crosby

Awards 

Experience

Media Interviews 

Refereed publications:
Conrad, D., Hogeveen, B., Minaker, J., Masimira, M., Crosby, D., 2015. Including Children and Young People in Participatory Research. In Liamputtong, P. & Higginbottom, G. (eds) Using Participatory Qualitative Research Methodologies in Health under contract with SAGE books. 


Non-refereed publications:

Crosby, D. 2015. “Impressions” Poetry Workshop Week: Final Report. Boyle Street Education Centre, Edmonton, AB. 


Crosby, D. 2013.  Combat Crime: A Youth Think Tank Final Report 2013. City of Edmonton, Edmonton Police Service, REACH Edmonton, SOS Children’s Safety Magazine, United Way of the Alberta Capitol Region, YOUCAN Youth Services. Edmonton, Alberta

Community 

Workshop Peacemaking Circle Facilitator and Researcher, Boyle Street Education Centre,               Nov 2015
Impressions: A Poetry Workshop. 


Youth Projects Consultant, YOUCAN Youth Services                                                          Apr 2015 – Present 

Edmonton, AB


Youth Engagement Coordinator, Step Up and Step In project                                       Aug 2013 – March 2015
YOUCAN Youth Services, Edmonton, AB  


Research Consultant, Through my Eyes: Youth Homelessness Documentary                  Mar 2014 – Aug 2014
City of Edmonton Youth Council, Edmonton, AB


Program Evaluator, Combat Crime: A Youth Think Tank                                                   May 2013 – Dec 2013
Initiative supported by: YOUCAN Youth Service, United Way of Edmonton, REACH Edmonton and the Edmonton Police Service, Edmonton, AB 


Volunteer Project Leader, Step Up and Step In, Community-stream                                 Feb 2012 – Aug 2013
YOUCAN Youth Services, Edmonton, AB  


Youth Justice Committee Facilitator, Youth Justice Services Department                         Sept 2009 – Apr 2010

West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre, Scarborough, ON                and Jun 2007 – Aug 2008 


Unit Human Rights Advisor, (Air) Cadet Instructor Cadre, Toronto, ON                            Sept 2007 – Jun 2008

Training Officer and Instructor, (Air) Cadet Instructor Cadre, Toronto, ON                        May 2006 – Aug 2008

Volunteer Probation Intake Worker, Adult Probation Office                                               May 2006 – May 2007

Metro North Court, Toronto, ON


Volunteer Crisis Counsellor, Victim Services                                                                        Jan 2004 – Jul 2007

Toronto Police Headquarters, Toronto, ON                                                           




Teaching 

Daena Crosby © All rights reserved.

Teacher/student/collaborator/photographer

Best Animation. Breaking the Bully Barrier. Edmonton Short Film Festival.                                 Sept 26, 2015  ​

Project lead with YOUCAN's Step Up and Step In program and Pixel Blue College 


Best Community Garden. YOUCAN's Youth Garden. Sustainable Food Edmonton.                          Aug 2014

Project lead with YOUCAN's Step Up and Step In program

My Skills

 

  • qualitative Research

  • PEACEMAKING CIRCLES 
  • ​​Teaching
  • Community engagement

  • program development with young people 

  • Photography

  • iHuman Youth Society, CypherwildYEG Documentary. vimeo.com/156993229
  • CBC Radio Edmonton (2015) "Youth community garden thriving" bit.ly/1ExcQXj
  • Edmonton Examiner (2015) "YOUCAN green space at Westmount junior high seeks $5000." bit.ly/1IjELkR
  • Breakfast Television (2014). "Breaking the Bully Barrier." 
  • City of Edmonton Youth Council (2014) documentary "Through my Eyes: Homeless Not Hopeless." bit.ly/1IWksZC
  • Edmonton Sun interview by T. Robb (2014) "Edmonton Youth Aim Projects at Crime Prevention." bit.ly/1zRNCHH
  • Alberta Primetime interview about YOUCAN's Youth Community Garden (24 Jun 2014).