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Anita Grace

Degrees:Ph.D. (Carleton University), M.A. (St. Paul University), Graduate Diploma (Concordia University), B.A. (University of Saskatchewan)

Anita Grace’s research bridges studies in critical criminology with research on gender and employment. Her doctoral research examined women’s post-carceral reintegration and employment. Currently she is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Carleton’s Sprott School of Business where she is the lead researcher on a Mitacs Accelerate project: Work, Life, and Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario.


Grace teaches Criminal Justice System (LAWS 2301) and Social Justice and Human Rights (LAWS 2105).

Research Areas of Interest

  • gender and labour
  • theories of governance and discipline
  • critical criminology and feminist scholarship
  • coping and resilience


Grace, Anita. (2019) “’They just don’t care’: Women Charged with Domestic Violence in Ottawa.” Manitoba Law Journal 42(3): 153-188.

Grace, Anita, Rose Ricciardelli, Dale Spencer & Dale Ballucci. (2019) “Collaborative Policing: Networked responses to child victims of sex crimes.” Child Abuse & Neglect 93: 197-207.