Dr. Tanya Trussler
Degrees: PhD in Sociology: McGill University, 2010
Dr. Tanya Trussler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies. She holds degrees from Saint Francis Xavier University, the University of Calgary, and a Doctor of Philosophy from McGill University. Her PhD dissertation examined geo-temporal factors affecting homicide and homicide clearance in Canada.
Teaching Interests: Quantitative Methodologies; Violence and Society
Research Interests: Interpersonal Violence; Recidivism, Policing Violence; Quantitative Criminology; Spatial Risk; Distribution of Crime; Crime Reduction Methods.
Current Research Projects:
• Homicide Clearance in Canada: An examination of factors impacting homicide investigation and clearance in Canada using multiple methods.
• Criminal Recidivism in Fiji: An examination of factors impacting re-offence
• A Multidisciplinary and Multiscale Approach to Assessing Risk and Reducing Crime: Integrating perspectives to decrease the risk of crime