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Dr. Debra Langan

Associate Professor, Criminology

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Dr. Debra Langan is an Associate Professor of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada. Her research interests are in the areas of policing, women in law enforcement, gendered violence, families and intimate relations, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Her most recent publications appear in: Feminist Criminology; Women & Criminal Justice; Gender & Society; Studies in Social Justice; Technology, Pedagogy and Education; 

Media, Culture & Society; Deviant Behavior; and Applied Linguistics. Her research on women in law enforcement has been funded by Wilfrid Laurier University and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. 

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Dr. Carrie B. Sanders

Associate Professor, Criminology

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Carrie B. Sanders is Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Research on Security Practices (CRSP) at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research focuses on police technologies and organizational change, police intelligence practices, and security practices. Using qualitative methods, her research empirically studies how political, economic, organizational, situational and cultural contexts shape and influence policing practices and the use of police technologies. Her research has been published in high impact, international journals such as:  Gender & Society; British Journal of Criminology; and Policing & Society and has received national funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is a fellow of the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Her new book (with Stacey Hannem, Christopher Schneider, Aaron Doyle and Antony Christensen) is Security and Risk Technologies in Criminal Justice: Critical Perspective (2019) Canadian Scholars Press.