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Mary McCluskey

PhD Candidate (Legal Studies)

Degrees:MA Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford, Ontario), BA Honors in Criminology, St Thomas University (Fredericton, New Brunswick)

Mary is a PhD candidate in the department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University. Her research is focused on the use of infanticide law in Canada and the juridical discourses that arise from the sentencing of violent women. This includes discourses of motherhood, femininity, and violence.

Dr. Diana Young


McCluskey, M. (in press). “The Celebritization of Online Sexual Labour”. Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology.

McCluskey, M. (in press). “Murderous Parents: News Media Constructions of Male and Female Filicide Cases”. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture.

Popham, J., McCluskey, M., Ouellet, M., and Gallupe, O. 2020. Exploring police-reported cybercrime in Canada: Variation and correlates. Policing: An International Journal 43(1), p. 35-48