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Jessica Braimoh

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Department of Social Science

Assistant Professor

Office: 721 Ross Building South
Ext: 33753 Email: jbraimoh@yorku.ca

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Dr. Jessica Braimoh is a critical sociologist whose research and teaching interests include the interrelation between criminalization, racialization, class (among other systems of domination and difference); socio-legal processes and organizing institutions; and the experiences of “at-risk” populations. Guided by principles of social justice, her work seeks to uncover the ways that inequality is perpetuated and maintained.

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Prior to coming to York Jessica was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University. There she explored the criminalization of homelessness in B.C. and more specifically the socio-legal processes managing encampments and the use of public space by unhoused people. She is currently working on another related collaborative project that investigates how different groups of people in mid-sized cities perceive homelessness, use of space, public safety, and community integration. She has published her work in Critical Sociology; The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare; Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; The Canadian Journal of Public Health; PLOS One, and Social Science & Medicine.

Degrees

PhD, Sociology, McMaster University

Research Interests

Law and Justice , Poverty, Surveillance, Youth , Intersectionality, Feminist research methods

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2022 AP/SOSC2652 6.0 A Criminal Justice Systems REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/SOSC2652 6.0 A Criminal Justice Systems LECT
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/SOSC4666 6.0 A Sex, Crime & Danger SEMR


Dr. Jessica Braimoh is a critical sociologist whose research and teaching interests include the interrelation between criminalization, racialization, class (among other systems of domination and difference); socio-legal processes and organizing institutions; and the experiences of “at-risk” populations. Guided by principles of social justice, her work seeks to uncover the ways that inequality is perpetuated and maintained.

Prior to coming to York Jessica was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University. There she explored the criminalization of homelessness in B.C. and more specifically the socio-legal processes managing encampments and the use of public space by unhoused people. She is currently working on another related collaborative project that investigates how different groups of people in mid-sized cities perceive homelessness, use of space, public safety, and community integration. She has published her work in Critical Sociology; The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare; Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society; The Canadian Journal of Public Health; PLOS One, and Social Science & Medicine.

Degrees

PhD, Sociology, McMaster University

Research Interests

Law and Justice , Poverty, Surveillance, Youth , Intersectionality, Feminist research methods


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2022 AP/SOSC2652 6.0 A Criminal Justice Systems REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/SOSC2652 6.0 A Criminal Justice Systems LECT
Fall/Winter 2022 AP/SOSC4666 6.0 A Sex, Crime & Danger SEMR