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Frederick Desroches
Frederick Desroches
Professor
Department of Sociology & Legal Studies

PhD, University of Waterloo

MA, University of Ottawa

BA, University of Waterloo

519-884-8111 

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SH 2007
PUBLICATIONS

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Articles

Human Trafficking: Canadian European Experiences. Mediterranean Congress On Social Sciences (MECAS II) Congress Proceedings. Volume 1, Issue 4, International Vision University, Ohrid, Macedonia, 2017.

 

Dismantle or Disrupt? Strategies Targeting Higher Level Drug Traffickers. RCMP Gazette VOL. 78, NO. 1 p.p. 26-29. 2016

 

Heroes and Victims: Incarcerated Bank Robbers' Accounts of Victims and Victimization. With Dr. Adie Nelson. International Review of Victimology. May 2014 20: 211-226, first published on February 23, 2014 doi: 10.1177/0269758014521736

 

Canada’s Declining Bank Robbery Rate. RCMP Gazette, Vol. 75, No. 4, December 2013, pp. 28-30.

 

The Use of Organized Crime and Conspiracy Laws in the Investigation and Prosecution of Criminal Organizations. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. Oxford University Press. Volume 7. doi. 10.1093 Online Feb 4, 2013.

 

The OPAPA Human Trafficking Case. With Inspector Steve Martin. RCMP Gazette, 2012 Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 30-31.

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS

Grants
Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Research Grant for a study of high level drug traffickers (1998-1999; 2000-2001)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Research Grant, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Research and Evaluation Branch, Community Contract and Aboriginal Policing Services Directorate (2002-2003; 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Grant, Bank Robbery in Canada January 1985.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Grant, Bank Robbery in Canada, April 1983.

 

Fellowships

Social Sciences and Humanities Leave Fellowship, Academic Year (1985-1986)

COURSES TAUGHT

SOC/LS 229: Selected Topics in Criminology
SOC/LS 327: Policing in a Democratic Society
LS 401: Law, Culture, and Rights

PROFESSIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

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Professional
External Reviewer of the Criminal Justice Program, Nipissing University, May 2009. With Dr. Michael Weinrath, University of Winnipeg.

Member, Conestoga College Law and Security Administration Program Committee (1994-2001)

External reviewer for the Sociology Department at Nipissing University with Dr. Juanne Clarke, Wilfrid Laurier University (1999)

 

Administrative
St. Jerome's University
Member, Faculty Association Union Negotiating Team (2013)
Member, Faculty Association Union Joint Committee (2013-2014)
Member, Faculty Association Union Executive (2013-2014)
Co-op officer for Legal Studies St. Jerome's University and University of Waterloo co-op students (2007-2010)
Chief Negotiating Officer, Faculty Association Union (September 2009-December 2010)
Member, Faculty Association governance committee (Fall 2010)
President, Faculty Association (1998-2000)

 

University of Waterloo
Director, Legal Studies, (1997-2009)