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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 at 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.

Recent Publications

  • 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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