Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies
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Abigail Salole earned both her Bachelors degree in Criminology and her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto. She worked for over ten years in the field with young people in conflict with the law, sex trade workers, women leaving abusive relationships and LGBTQ communities. She continues to volunteer with United Way of Peel, Second Chance Scholarship and the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation.
She is completing her Ph.D. in Criminology at Griffith University in Australia where she is the recipient of the Griffith International Postgraduate Scholarship. Her dissertation research investigates community sanctions and the role of non-profits in Canada’s youth criminal justice system. Abigail has been a faculty member at Sheridan since 2008 and teaches community development courses.