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Rory Sommers

Rory Sommers

Professor

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

rory.sommers@sheridancollege.ca

Rory Sommers completed his BA in Criminology from Wilfrid Laurier and his MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy from the University of Guelph.  Rory received his PhD in Sociological-Criminology from the University of Guelph where he examined how municipal by-laws govern the everyday lives of urban citizens. Rory’s past research has focused on homelessness and poverty in Canada.

Publications

Hathaway, A. D., Sommers, R., & Mostaghim, A. (2020). Active interview tactics revisited: A multigenerational perspective. Qualitative Sociology Review, 16(2), 106-119.

Sommers, R. (2016). Governing incivility: An ethnographic account of municipal law enforcement, urban renewal and neighbourhood conflict in the city of Hamilton (Doctoral dissertation, University of Guelph).

Sommers, R. (2013). Governing the Streets: The Legal, Social and Moral Regulation of Homeless Youth. In Gaetz, S., O’Grady, B., Buccieri, K., Karabanow, J., & Marsolais, A. (Eds.), Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice (369-386). Toronto: Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press.

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