Masters Students

Heather FlintoffHeather Flintoff (Masters, Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy, University of Guelph)

Heather Flintoff is a Master’s student in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy program at the University of Guelph. She received her B.A. with Honours from Carleton University in Ottawa, with a major in Criminology and a concentration in Psychology. Supervised by Prof. Myrna Dawson, her research focuses on exploring the nature of youth-perpetrated homicide. Specifically, she will be examining how the nature of youth-perpetrated homicide in Canada has changed over time looking at variables such as motivation/circumstance, age and the offender-victim relationship. At the CSSLRV, she is working with Prof. Dawson on the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations project, a five-year SSHRC-funded project.


Jaclyn LeemingJaclyn Leeming (Masters, Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy, University of Guelph)

Jaclyn Leeming is a graduate student in the Criminal Justice and Public Policy program at the University of Guelph. She received a double major in Criminology and Psychology from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. Her Master’s research focuses on risk factors that are associated with domestic violence and homicide. In particular, her research will examine age and age disparity as risk factors for intimate partner violence and homicide in Ontario.  Her research is being supervised by Dr. Myrna Dawson at the University of Guelph.