Sociology and Criminology-Open Access

Sociology and Criminology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4435

Frigon Sylvie

Frigon Sylvie

Frigon Sylvie
Professor, Department of Criminology
University of Ottawa, Canada


Sylvie Frigon holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK. She is professor of the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa where she teaches since 1993. She has completed three major research projects: 1. with Chris Bruckert on the social and professional (re)integration of women in conflict with the law (SSHRC) 2. On employment and women in prison with Véronique Strimelle (Ministry of Employment Québec) an 3. For Status of Woman Canada on the issue of mental health of women during and after imprisonment. Professor Frigon is now working for the AAOF (Association des auteures et auteurs de lOnatrio français) as artistic director of a writing project in prison.

Research Interest

1.Women, criminalisation and imprisonment; the sociology of the body in prison; violent women
2.The social and penal reintegration of women in conflict with the law
3.The experience and management of health (physical and mental) of women in prison Artistic manifestations on/in prison (ie: literature, theatre and dance)