Wesley Crichlow, Ph.D.
Dr. Wesley Crichlow (Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1998) is a Professor Faculty of Social Science & Humanities, within the youth and criminology specialization, is also Associate Dean Equity and Chair's the President Equity Taskforce, at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). Past Chair for the Community Advisory Board (CAB) at the Toronto South Detention Center for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, member Partnership & Accountability Circle, as part of the City of Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism and is a research associate with the Research Center on Violence, at West Virginia University - http://soca.wvu.edu/centers. He dedicates his academic work to social justice, community-university collaborations. Currently he is working on a community based study on: Experiences of LGTBQ Incarceration, Victimization & Reintegration and anti-homophobia work within the Black community.
Research Interests & Areas of Expertise
Black LGBTQ Politics; Faculty of Social Science & Humanities, within the youth and criminology specialization; Critical Race Theory & Antiblackracism; Race and Alternative Criminal Justice Rehabilitation and Caribbean Masculinities Gender and Sexual Violence.
Dr. Crinchlow's recent publications include:
- Crichlow, W. (2019). Black Consciousness and the Heteronormative Sexual Politics of Black Leadership in Toronto: A Commentary. DOI: 10.3138/9781487531409-013.
- Crichlow, W., & Lauricella, S. (2018). An Analysis of Anti-Black Crime Reporting in Toronto: Evidence from News Frames and Critical Race Theory. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-71776-0_15.