CURRICULUM VITAE

Maeve McMAHON
Associate professor, Tenured; Member of the Graduate Faculty

DEGREES:

B.Soc.Sc. University College, Dublin, Sociology and Social Administration 1977

M.A. University of Toronto, Criminology, 1983

PhD University of Toronto, Sociology, 1988

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Academic:

1998– Associate Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University

1993–8 Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University

1993–94 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Vilnius University, Lithuania

1993–94 Baltic Academic Coordinator for the Civic Education Project of Yale University, USA, and the Central European University, Budapest.

1990–93 Canada Research Fellow, Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto

1988–90 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto

1987–88 Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto

1984–86 Co-Principal Investigator (part-time), Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto

1982–84 Teaching Assistant, Centre of Criminology and Woodsworth College, University of Toronto

1979–81 Tutor, (part-time), Department of Social Sciences, University College, Dublin

1979 Researcher (4 months), Department of Social Sciences University College, Dublin

1978–79 Research Assistant to a participant-observational study of unattached and homeless youth in Dublin

Other:

1991–92 Executive Assistant to the Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services, Ontario

1990–91 Policy Advisor to the Minister of Correctional Services, Ontario

1979–81 Adult Education and Community Development Officer, Catholic Youth Council, Dublin

1978 Assistant Organiser, Marian College, a summer language school for foreign students in Dublin

1977–78 Full-time volunteer, HOPE hostel for unattached youth in Dublin.

1976 Student placements with the probation service, Department of Justice, Ireland, and at the Jesse Lee Home for emotionally disturbed children, Anchorage, Alaska

d) HONOURS:

1998–9 Research Achievement Award, Carleton University (providing teaching relief to facilitate my research on "Activist Intellectuals in Criminology").

1990–93 Canada Research Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, in affiliation with the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto.

1992 Volunteer Recognition Award from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship (for my work with the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture).

e) SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY: (Past 3 years–sample)

1999 Contact Person/Steering Committee Member, European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control.

1999 Participant in the Canadian Working Group on criminal justice reform in Lithuania (since 1996).

1996–99 Reviewer of four book manuscripts for the University of Toronto Press.

1998 Book Review Editor of the new Journal Punishment and Society.

1998 Reviewer of article for The Journal of Human Justice.

1998 Board Member of Theoretical Criminology.

1998 Chairperson of the entire annual conference of the International Community Corrections Association, Arlington, Virginia, USA

1997 Reviewer of article for Theoretical Criminology.

1997 Focus Group Participant for SSHRC (summer 1997) regarding grant applicants' and recipients' perceptions of SSHRC policies and strategic plan ('Striking the Balance') .

1996–97 Grant jury member for the AUCC (Association of Universities and Colleges) and CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency) for their 'Professional Partnerships' program with respect to Central and Eastern Europe.

1996–97 Interviewer for the Civic Education Project (which sends lecturers to Central and Eastern Europe), (5 interviews).

f) GRADUATE SUPERVISIONS: master’s, doctoral, postdoctoral – completed/in progress

Completed: 1 M.A.

In Progress: 1 Ph.D., 1 M.A.

NAMES OF STUDENTS supervised within the past seven years, title of thesis or project, year of first registration and year of completion:

Second Reader/Committee Member for MA students in CERAS/EURUS – Completed

g) GRADUATE COURSES: past 7 years, by year

    1. Law, Crime and Social Order
    1. Law, Crime and Social Order
    1. Law, Crime and Social Order

1992–93 Penology, University of Toronto

h) EXTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING: past 7 years only, by year, indicating source (granting councils, industry, government, foundations, other); amount; principal investigator; purpose (research, travel, publications, etc...)

Year

Source

Type*

Amount per year

Purpose**

1997–2000

SSHRC

C

13,000

12,200

9,800

"Activist Intellectuals in Criminology"

1998

Oslo University, Institute of Criminology,

O

900

Travel / seminars

1997

AUCC and CIDA

G

1,450

Travel – Lithuania

1996

AUCC and CIDA

G

1,900

Travel – Baltics

1995

Oslo University / Norwegian Academy of Sciences

G

1,700

Travel / conference

1995

HEUNI

O

500

Translation of monograph

INTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING

1999

GR-6

O

500

Indexing Women on Guard

1997

GR-6A

O

1,500

Research

1997–98

GR-6

O

2,800

Research

1996–97

GR-6

O

2,500

Research

1995–96

GR-6

O

3,000

Research

1994

GR-6

O

1,000

Travel - Greece

1995

GR-6

O

800

Travel – Ireland

1996

GR-6

O

900

Travel – Wales

1997

GR-6

O

900

Travel - Poland

* Type: C-Granting councils; G-Government; F-Foundations; O-Other

** Purpose: research, travel, publication, etc.

i) PUBLICATIONS: The Publications should be listed in the categories shown below and include the following information: books authored, books edited (a list of the chapters contributed by the editor must follow each title), chapters in books (other than those listed in the above category), papers in refereed journals, papers in refereed conference proceedings, technical reports, abstracts and/or papers read, and others. Each title must show the names of the authors in the order in which they appear in the original publication and inclusive page numbers. Publications submitted, but not yet accepted, must be listed separately within the various categories.

    1. Life-time summary (count) according to the following categories:

- Books authored 5

- Chapters in books 4

- Books edited 1

- Papers in refereed journal 13

refereed conference proceedings. 2

Abstracts and/or papers read 48

- Technical reports 2

- Others (workshops presented) 8

 

2) Details for past seven (7) years same categories as above: books, chapters in books, papers in refereed journals.

Books authored:

  1. Women on Guard: Discrimination and Harassment in Corrections. 1999. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 219 pages.

Monographs:

  1. Everyday Life After Communism: Some Observations from Lithuania. 2000/In press. University of Pittsburgh, Carl Beck Series on Eastern Europe. 112 pages.
  2. Crime, Justice and Human Rights in the Baltics. 1995 HEUNI Papers #5. Helsinki: The European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations. 39 pages.
  3. Note: Also translated into Russian and published by HEUNI:

  4. Prestupnost', justitsija i prava celoveka v Baltijskih stranah. 1996. Translator Professor Aleksandras Dobryninas of Vilnius University. 63 pages. Both the English and Russian texts are also available in electronic format through http://www.unojust.org/heuni.htm.

Books Edited

  1. Assessment to Assistance: Programs for Women in Community Corrections. In press. Lanham, MD: American Correctional Association.

Indexes via 1-800-222-5626 or fax (301) 918-1886 

Chapters in Books

  1. "Assisting Female Offenders: Art or Science?" in Assessment to Assistance: Programs for Women in Community Corrections. 2000/In press. Lanham, MD: american Correctional Association. 42 pages.

Articles in Refereed Journals:

  1. "La Répression Comme Entreprise: Quelques Tendances Récentes en Matiere de Privatisation et de Justice Criminelle," Déviance et Société, 1996. 20:2: 103-118. 15 pages.
  2. Note: Also published in German and in English:

  3. "Kontrolle als Unternehmen. Einige neue Trends in der Privatisierung der Strafijustiz, Widerspruche, 1997. 63:1:25-36. 11 pages.
  4. "Control as Enterprise: Some Recent Trends in Privatization and Criminal Justice" in Privatizing Correctional Institutions, 1998 edited by Steve Easton. Vancouver: The Fraser Institute, pp. 109-128. The article is also available electronically through the Fraser Institute's Homepage. The original paper was written in English, and the translations were undertaken by the respective journals. 20 pages.
  5. "The Lithuanian Centre for Victims of Torture: An Interview with the Founding Members," Journal of Human Justice, 1994. 6:1:48-63. 16 pages.
  6. Note: A short extract of this article was also published:

  7. "Torture Survivors in Lithuania," in Torture, 1994. 4:3:79-80. 2 pages. 

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings:

  1. "Privatization, Criminal Justice Policy, and Criminology," in Crime Prevention and Criminal Policy on the Way to Market Economy, 1995 the VII Symposium of Criminologists of the Baltic States, edited by Antanas Dapsys. Vilnius: Institute of Law. 10 pages.
  2. Technical Reports:

    1. "Mundane Violations of Human Rights: Examples from a Canadian Prison," at the Conference of the British section of the European Group fax the Study of Deviance and Social Control . "State Crime and Human Rights", Bangoe, Wales (April) 2000.

  3. Women Working in a Prison for Men: Discrimination and Harassment at the Haileybury Jail. 1995. Report for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union. 120 pages.
  4. Baltic Blues and the Social Sciences. 1994. Report for the Civic Education Project of Yale University, USA, and the Central European University, the Czech Republic. 35 pages.

Papers/presentations at Conferences

  1. "Harms Imposed on Female Offenders by the Criminal Justice system: Reflections on North American Research" at the XXVII Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Palanga, Lithuania (September). 1999
  2. "Risk and Frmale Offenders: a Critique of the Actuarial Approach" at a Workshop of "Women and Risk" organised by Kelly Hannah Moffat and Margaret Shaw, sponsored by the National Council on the Status of Women, Toronto (May) 1999
  3. "Assisting Female Offenders: Art or Science?"; at the Annual Conference of the International Community Corrections Association, Arlington, Virginia (September). 1998
  4. "Women on Guard: Discrimination and Harassment in Corrections"; at the XXVth Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Spetses, Greece (August). 1998
  5. "Female Prison Guards as Victims of Discrimination and Harassment: A Case Study"; at the 14th Congress of the International Sociological Association, Montreal (July). 1998
  6. (with Beth Symes) "Arbitration and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Legal and Social Scientific Discussion of a Precedent-Setting Case"; Canadian Law and Society Association Conference, Ottawa, Ontario (June). 1998
  7. "Privatization and Community Corrections"; at the Annual Symposium of the Probation Officers Association of Ontario, Richmond Hill, Ontario (November). 1997
  8. "Reflections on the McDonaldization of Criminal Justice"; at the Ken Bolton Symposium, organized by St. Leonard's House, Windsor, Ontario (November). 1997
  9. "Problems and Pitfalls in Penal Reform"; a presentation to approximately 100 third-year students at the Faculty of Law, Vilnius University, Lithuania (October). 1997
  10. "The Penal System in Canada"; a presentation to approximately 100 first to fourth year students, and faculty, at the Law Academy, Vilnius, Lithuania (October). 1997
  11. "The McDonaldization of Criminal Justice: North American Reflections on an International Trend"; at the XXVth Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Kazimierz, Poland (September). 1997
  12. "Gender-based Discrimination and Harassment in Corrections"; at the British Criminology Conference, Belfast, Ireland (July). 1997
  13. "Control as Enterprise"; Keynote Speaker at the Dr. Abdul Q. Lodhi Memorial Workshop Series, Atlantic Human Rights Centre, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick (May). 1997
  14. "Everyday Life After Communism: Some Observations from Lithuania," at the XXIVth Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Bangor, Wales (September). 1996
  15. "Concerns About Privatization of Corrections"; at the Fraser Institute Conference on Privatization of Correctional Services, Toronto (July). 1996
  16. "Crime and Justice in Lithuania"; at the World Congress of Lithuanian Lawyers, Vilnius, Lithuania (June). 1996
  17. "The McDonaldization of Society and Crime Control"; at the Symposium of Baltic Criminologists, Tallinn, Estonia (May). 1996
  18. "Women Working in Prisons for Men," at the XXIIIrd Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Crossmaglen, Ireland (September). 1995
  19. "Police Accountability in Canada," at the Conference 'Policing the Peace [in Northern Ireland],' University College, Galway, Ireland (August). 1995
  20. (with Clifford Shearing) "Re-imagining Policing," at the Conference 'Policing the Peace [in Northern Ireland],' University College, Galway, Ireland (August). 1995
  21. "Crime and Legal Reform in the Baltics"; at the Department of Criminology, Ottawa University, Ottawa, Ontario (March). 1995
  22. "What Works in Penal Reform? Historical Reflections"; at a Conference of the John Howard Society of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario (October). 1994
  23. "Legal and Criminological Issues During a Period of Transformation: The Lithuanian Case"; at the XXIInd Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Komotini, Greece (September). 1994
  24. "Punishment, Control and Critical Criminology"; three guest lectures for students at Kuopio University, Finland (May). 1994
  25. "Privatization, Criminal Justice Policy, and Criminology;" at the 7th Symposium of Baltic Criminologists, Vilnius, Lithuania (December). 1993
  26. "The Hidden Costs of Privatization: Increasing Control and Decreasing Resistance"; at the XXIst Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Prague, Czech Republic (August). 1993
  27. "Women Working in Corrections in North America"; at the Conference "Paths of Women: East and West," Vilnius University, Lithuania (August). 1993
  28. "Decarceration in an Era of Pessimism"; a lecture sponsored by the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (June). 1993
  29. "Critical Criminology and the Problem of Power"; at the International Conference on Penal Abolition, San Jose, Costa Rica (June). 1993

Book reviews in Scholarly Journals:

  1. "Review of David Shichor Punishment for Profit: Private Prisons/Public Concerns," Canadian Journal of Criminology, 39:1:115-118. 4 pages. 1997
  2. "Review of Dorothy Chunn From Punishment to Doing Good: Family Courts and Socialized Justice in Ontario 1889-1940," Canadian Journal of Sociology, 19:3:394-397. 3 pages. 1994
  3. "Review of Jerome Miller's Last One Over the Wall: The Massachusetts Experiment in Closing Reform Schools," Social and Legal Studies, 2:3:349-353. 4 pages. 1993